Communication and Outreach Manager

Bangkok, Thailand
Apply by 30 September 2018
Senior-level , Full-time staff position
Posted on 1 August 2018

Job Description

Pact Overview

At the heart of Pact is the promise of a better tomorrow. The promise of a healthy life. Of a decent livelihood. Of sustainable natural resources that benefit communities. Now more than ever in its 42-year history, Pact is helping millions of people who are poor and marginalized discover and build their own solutions and take ownership over their future.

Pact enables systemic solutions that allow those who are poor and marginalized to earn a dignified living, be healthy, and take part in the benefits that nature provides. Pact accomplishes this by strengthening local capacity, forging effective governance systems, and transforming markets into a force for development.

Overview

Pact exists to help create a world where those who are poor and marginalized exercise their voice, build their own solutions, and take ownership of their future. The Communication and Outreach Manager will support the USAID-funded Green Invest Asia Activity that will aim to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by catalyzing private finance to upscale and drive investment in the agriculture, forestry, and other land use sector toward low-emission yet profitable business models. The Activity will support countries in Asia to scale-up low-emission land management best practices through the development of a pipeline of investible projects and businesses in the sustainable landscapes sector, increased private sector investments into sustainable, low-emissions land management businesses, and improved capacity of sustainable landscapes stakeholders.

Position Purpose

The Communication and Outreach Manager will ensure that clear and professional informational products (e.g., reports, newsletters, and case studies) are available to the donor and USAID Green Invest Asia stakeholders. He/she will support the Activity through the use of strategic communication platforms to interface with representatives from businesses, investors, financial institutions, and the public sector to inform and contribute towards the objectives of the Activity.

Key Responsibilities

  • Create external and internal outreach materials using effective communication platforms.
  • Lead the development of the Activity’s outreach and communication strategy and products, including press releases, presentation templates, and success stories.
  • Coordinate marketing and promotion of the Activity.
  • Develop and manage the production of professional publications such as newsletters, leaflets and brochures.
  • Arrange publicity for the Activity through appropriate outlets.
  • In coordination with Activity team, ensure donor, partner, and key stakeholder are kept abreast with activities and outcomes.
  • Support and write as required the production of Activity deliverables and technical documents or studies to international, regional, and domestic audiences.
  • Manage relationships with media, graphic designers, and publishing vendors as appropriate.
  • Provide regular written/oral program progress updates as requested.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Basic Requirements

  • University degree in relevant field, such as journalism, public policy analysis, communication; or
  • At least 7 years of related work experience in a strategic communications/public relations/outreach role;
  • Native fluency in written and spoken English

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experience with private sector investment, preferably in sustainable landscapes and/or agriculture.
  • Experience in strategic communications and outreach
  • Demonstrated expertise in developing and implementing innovative outreach tools
  • Prior experience working on climate change, finance, and/or sustainability issues.
  • Experience working in South East Asia.
  • Experience with donor-funded activities, preferably USAID.

Please note that this position is for not applicable for expat allowances.

Interested candidates are invited to submit a cover letter and CV to Pact Thailand Human Resources Unit via thailandrecruitment@pactworld.org by August 10, 2018

Pact is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors.

About the Organization

At the heart of Pact is the promise of a better tomorrow. The promise of a healthy life. Of a decent livelihood. Of sustainable natural resources that benefit communities. Now more than ever in its 42-year history, Pact is helping millions of people who are poor and marginalized discover and build their own solutions and take ownership over their future.
Pact enables systemic solutions that allow those who are poor and marginalized to earn a dignified living, be healthy, and take part in the benefits that nature provides. Pact accomplishes this by strengthening local capacity, forging effective governance systems, and transforming markets into a force for development.

Pact is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors.

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