Abt Associates Job Vacancy: Communications Specialist - Jakarta, Indonesian

Communications Specialist

Abt Associates has been selected by the Millennium Challenge Account-Indonesia to implement the one-year Participatory Mapping and Planning (PMaP) 6 project. Through this project Abt Associates will help over 300 rural villages in fifteen districts throughout the country to delineate and demarcate their boundaries and map their resources to attract future investment in areas that will improve rural livelihoods in an environmentally sustainable manner. In this project, Abt Associates and its team of Indonesian specialists and subcontractors will implement the 21-step Village Boundary Setting/Resource Management (VBS/RM) methodology in collaboration with local communities and government through a participatory process.

Abt Associates is seeking a Communications Specialist to support communications and reporting under the project.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Provide support to the Core Technical Team in Jakarta and the field teams to develop communications materials for diverse audiences and activities and develop strategies for dissemination.
  • Support formatting and editing of reports, templates, and other project materials.
  • Use creativity with regard to graphic design and communications material development as it relates to the technical work being conducted under the project.
Communications materials may include but not be limited to:

  • Booklets 
  • Stakeholder Engagement Maps
  • Leaflets
  • Factsheets
  • Posters
  • Reports
Minimum Qualifications

  • Academic degree in design, communications, or other related fields;
  • At least three years of experience in communications and/or graphic design; preferably for development projects
  • Knowledge of design programs, such as InDesign, Adobe, Microsoft programs, among others

Interested candidates may send a CV and cover letter to abt.pmap@gmail.com, closing dateline August 30,2017, Only qualified candidates will be contacted.