Mercy Corps Indonesia Job Vacancy: Communication Officer, Ambon – Maluku

Posting Job


February 10, 2019

Expired Job


September 22, 2019



Communication Officer

Communication Officer will be responsible for updating and maintaining a
communications strategy and working with the NZMATES Programme team to
successfully implement the strategy. The Communications Officer will be based
in Ambon and work to support the NZMATES Programme team by communicating the
results, achievements, lesson learned and stories from the field. This role
will also manage and update the NZMATES website and social media, as well as
producing a regular newsletter to stakeholders, and supporting the NZMATES team
with organization and promotion of events.

Communications Officer will also support knowledge and data management for the
NZMATES programme, including supporting with the translation of documents
between English and Bahasa Indonesia as required. The Officer will also support
to coordinate regularly with NZMATES government partners (PLN, EBTKE and Dinas
ESDM), educational institutions and other relevant stakeholders at the local,
provincial and national level. Finally the Officer will support the production
of donor reports as required.

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in communication, journalism,
    international relations, and/or similar field;
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience as media or communication
    officer. Experience of working with donor-funded projects will have an added
  • Demonstrated experience in Communication, Media and Public
    Outreach, with a proven track record of successful packaging of communication
    materials to multiple audiences;
  • Prior experience in the renewable energy and/or international
    development field preferred.
  • Excellent communications skills and Fluency in English is mandatory;
  • Strong writing and editing skills, both in Bahasa and in English;
  • A proven ability to effectively manage relationships with media
    representatives, government officials, community groups and partners;
  • Ability to develop strategy planning, implementation and
    evaluation on media relation and communication for public and network in national
    and international level;
  • Able to provide inputs on media and communication strategy;
  • Fully computer literate and tech savvy, knowledge of design, video
    and photo-editing software an advantage. Skills in MS Office, including Word,
    Excel, Power Point, Desktop Publisher, Photoshop and other graphics software is
  • Experience with Drupal website content management system an
  • Knowledge of current theories and practices in communication
    research, planning and strategy, and the role of mass media;
  • Proven writing, editing, design, videography, or photography
  • Demonstrated skill in program communication, development of
    information and Communication material;
  • Ability to produce analytical and well-presented reports and

Please send your CV together with form on this CLICK HERE with
position applied on the email subject to

Vacancy will be closed 17 February 2019 and only short listed candidates will be contacted for interview. We look
forward to hearing from those who are interested in taking this opportunity to
grow and develop with us.
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