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Land & Carbon Lab (LCL) is WRI’s premier hub for geospatial data, analysis, and monitoring of the world’s land and its natural ecosystems. Our data and monitoring solutions, which include the Global Forest Watch platform, exist to help accelerate implementation and financing of nature-based solutions worldwide. LCL has three main offers: (1) innovation in open geospatial data for land and carbon monitoring, (2) spatial intelligence to support NBS policy and target tracking, and (3) tailored tools that help businesses, governments, civil society organizations, and local communities make data-driven decisions. The program partners with leading scientists and technologies to curate best-in-class geospatial data on land use, land use change, and associated carbon stocks and flows. It also partners with decision-makers and local organizations that support a transformation of the complex geospatial data into actionable information.
Land and Carbon Lab’ objectives are to 1) Create, curate, and serve as concierge to the world’s most trusted source of geospatial data and analysis about global land cover and land use change and associated carbon emissions and removals; and 2) Design, deploy, and scale monitoring solutions for target end “users” (i.e., those whose decisions & behaviors we aim to influence to advance Produce, Protect, Restore strategies). At WRI Indonesia, the Land & Carbon Lab program falls under the Agriculture, Forest, and Land Use (AFOLU) cluster, Forest and Peat Monitoring sub-cluster.
The Communications Specialist for Forest and Peat Monitoring will support AFOLU cluster at WRI Indonesia, focusing on projects under Forest and Peat Monitoring sub-cluster by implementing communications strategies, managing multiple communications channels (such as website, blog, publications, media relations, and events), and engage with relevant stakeholders. The Communications Specialist will play a crucial role in the implementation of aspects of strategic, disciplined communications and engagement campaign to achieve the goals and objectives of the Forest and Monitoring sub-cluster as well as the Land & Carbon Lab program. The Communications Specialist will utilize media, marketing, technical and persuasive writing, among others, to develop, execute and manage social and traditional communications strategies that advance the goals of WRI Indonesia.
The ideal candidate will have exceptional communication skills, sharp analytical thinking, and be able to demonstrate their ability to effectively engage with various national, sub-national, and international stakeholders.
What You Will Do
What You Will Need
Monthly consolidated report on delivery, achievement and lessons learned. Other deliverables include but not limited to:
This position is expected to start immediately with contract period span up to 31 December 2023.
Terms of Payment
Daily rate-based candidate with maximum of 18 (eighteen) working days per month.
Individual consultancy contract (Part-time, limited term)
What we offer
Must have authorization to work in Indonesia to be eligible for this position.
Final candidates might be required to take a writing test and to produce two writing samples when needed.
How to apply: In order to be formally considered, please submit an updated resume and cover letter through WRI career portal.
Application close: 1700 (DKI Jakarta local time), 23 April 2023. We will close the advert earlier when the best candidates are identified at earlier dates.
This is a locally engaged position; Indonesian nationals are encouraged to apply.
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WRI Indonesia is national entity (Yayasan) associated with the World Resources Institute (WRI), a global environmental research organization that turns big ideas into action at the nexus of environment, economic opportunity, and human well-being. WRI work with various stakeholders in the natural resources sector to support policy and management that are both profitable and sustainable. WRI work with leaders in more than 50 countries for more than 30 years, with offices in Brazil, China, Europe, India, Indonesia, Mexico, and the United States.
Launched in early 2014, WRI Indonesia builds on WRI’s 10-year history in the country, and strengthens our impact on the ground. In the short-to-medium term, WRI Indonesia aims to expand its presence and portfolio to include projects in the climate, energy, as well as city and transportation programs.