PROSPERA is looking for COMMUNICATIONS ADVISER (ECONOMIC) to lead Prospera’s Communications Strategy and work with Prospera teams to increase the impact of their work through compelling communications, whether in reports, presentations or digital products. The Adviser will have outstanding report writing and editing skills, be able to formulate analytical insights (preferably from economic source information) and have experience managing a portfolio of design resources to support multi-media communications. The Adviser will develop creative ways to deliver economic reform messages with Prospera teams and government partners, and also lead project communications, contributing to Prospera’s performance and knowledge management. The Prospera pivot to support Indonesia’s economic recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic has increased demand for compelling and responsive communications products at senior executive level, and experience in innovative presentation design and digital communications is a plus.

Please click here to access the Terms of Reference detailing responsibilities and selection criteria:

About you (Selection Criteria)
The candidate will possess strong qualifications and experience in the following areas:

  1. 10 to 15 years’ relevant experience in communications, journalism, multi-media, public affairs, or equivalent combination of relevant education and experience.
  2. Exceptional English writing and editing skills; demonstrated ability to generate original ideas and spot intriguing patterns in data.
  3. Demonstrated experience managing a communications function for development programs, (preferably with DFAT).
  4. Leadership and initiative, including sourcing and managing resources to deliver data visualisation and multi-media communications.
  5. Strong track record in meeting deadlines, scheduling, and prioritising tasks.
  6. Indonesian experience is desirable, particularly with economic government agencies and other communications experts.
  7. Preferred professional experience in writing about economics and financial markets, and sufficiently numerate to create charts and other graphics from economic and financial statistics.

About the program
PROSPERA is a partnership facility between the Government of Australia (through Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade) and the Government of Indonesia. It aims to foster strong, sustainable, and inclusive economic growth in Indonesia. Commencing from 1 March 2018, PROSPERA is a planned five-year investment.

The remuneration will be set according to ARF Discipline Group A, Job Level 3. The remuneration level at which the Communications Adviser (Economic) is engaged will be based on the successful candidate’s relevant skills and experience.

How to apply
We welcome your interest in joining the Prospera team. Apply by sending your resume and covering letter (which will include a response to the selection criteria (max 3 pages)), with Communications Adviser. Applications must be received by 5pm (Jakarta time) on Thursday, 29 October 2021. Applications not containing a response to the selection criteria may not be considered.

About Cardno
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