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Green Peace – Media Officer

In Uncategorized on April 27, 2011 at 2:07 pm

Southeast Asia


Greenpeace, one of the world’s most respected and dynamic organization, is an international non-profit global campaigning organization that acts to protect and conserve the environment.  At the heart of Greenpeace campaigns is the tradition of non-violent, direct action against environmental abuse and destruction.

For over 35 years, Greenpeace has been successful in campaigning to reverse environmental degradation by bearing witness to environmental degradation by bearing witness to environmental destruction and exposing and confronting environmental abuse.  Greenpeace campaigns have been vital in informing government policies on the environment and effecting changes in business practices which lead to various environmental problems.

Greenpeace does not accept funding from governments or corporations to ensure our independence from financial and commercial interests.   We rely on the support of individuals to be able to continue our work in protecting the environment.

Greenpeace in Southeast Asia

Greenpeace has been present in Southeast Asia since 2000.  Greenpeace has led successful campaigns in the region, including preventing the entry of hazardous waste imports and radioactive shipments, campaigning against destructive logging, stopping polluting technologies such as waste incinerators and coal power plants, promoting sustainable agriculture, renewable energy and necessary solutions to key environmental problems.  Greenpeace actively campaigns across the region to catalyze an energy revolution, protect the world’s ancient forests, create a toxics-free future, and campaign for sustainable agriculture.

Greenpeace has three offices in Southeast Asia – in Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines.  GPSEA is composed of four departments — the Campaigns Department, the Fundraising Department, Communications, and Organizational Support Department.  Currently, Greenpeace has more than a hundred staff around the region, excluding the direct dialogue/fundraisers.

THE POST                    :          Media Officer Indonesia

Summary Description:

The Media Officer is in charge of developing and implementing communications strategies that will deliver targeted messages to key audiences, toward the achievement of the organization’s goals.

Key tasks and responsibilities:

  • Develop communications strategies, plans and programs and supervise their successful implementation in the country in coordination with project teams, as well as images, new media and public mobilization units;
  • Develop, manage and maintain relationships with print, broadcast and online journalists, editors and other news decision-makers in the country; manage the database of these contacts and facilitate media requests;
  • Conceptualize, write, edit, produce and distribute Greenpeace materials for offline and online use in the country including press releases, briefing papers, reports, brochures, commentaries, articles, letters, videos, photo stories, etc
  • Coordinate lay-out, printing and publication of Greenpeace materials into high-quality creative and user friendly products;
  • Provide media- and audience-related analysis for input and direction for project teams, as well as images, new media and public mobilization units; oversee media monitoring;
  • Coordinate with project teams for the implementation of press events and activities, including necessary logistics during activities;
  • Identify, brief and train Greenpeace employees to act as spokespeople;
  • Develop, manage and maintain relationships with external suppliers and consultants such as photographers, videographers, designers, producers, etc, in the country, as well as manage the database of such contacts;
  • Act as Editor for all local language materials in country;
  • Manage the archive of raw photos, video footage, reports, and media resources in the country;
  • Be responsible for the equipment of the country media unit;
  • Ensure consistency of messaging of Greenpeace identity and values across all official materials online and offline in the country;
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Communications Team Leader (Indonesia).


Selection criteria/Qualifications:

  • Minimum bachelor degree in communication/journalism with at least 3 years working experience in the communication/journalism;
  • Excellent written, verbal and communication skills in English;
  • Computer and internet-use skills, including desk-top publishing and database search.
  • Knowledge and understanding of media markets;
  • Ability to work as part of a team;
  • Creative and flexible;
  • Willingness to travel;
  • Basic campaigner skills e.g. strategic thinking, communication and negotiation;
  • Knowledge of environmental campaigns.




All items below are applicable to full time permanent employees only. Different policy applies for Project Employees.



Normal hours of work for full time Employee will be forty (40) per week or (5) days in a week, at 8 hours per day excluding an hour lunch break. This will be from Monday to Friday, between the hours of 8:30 am to 6: 30 pm. Ordinary hours of work may be varied as agreed between staff and the line managers.



A permanent employee will be entitled to the following leaves:

Annual Leave – 20 days

Parental Leave – 90 days paid maternity leave

Sabbatical leave – 2 months paid leave after 5 years of continuous service

Compassionate leave – 5 days for the death of significant others



In determining salary offer for this position, Greenpeace applies its Salary Grading Process, taking into consideration the job description and applicant’s previous experience, and the organization’s salary grade.



Greenpeace provides health insurance and travel insurance to its employees.



Greenpeace is committed to providing its employees with learning and development opportunities to be able to perform its functions more effectively. Through its mentoring process and annual Performance Management System, staff’s development objectives are identified and prioritized.



Greenpeace is committed to the principle of Equal Employment Opportunity for all employees, regardless of sex, marital status, nationality, religion, age, sexual orientation and any other characteristics unrelated to the performance of the job.


Selection will be in accordance with objective, job related criteria and the appointment will be on the basis of applicant’s merits and abilities.



Greenpeace management and staff are given guidance on the implications of the equal opportunities policy. Policies and procedures are reviewed to review and adapt current practices to promote equality of opportunity. Other organizational policies and procedure will be fully discussed to the successful applicant.



Interested candidates are invited to write Letter of introduction, explaining why you are qualified for the position, fill-up Application Form ( and email by theclosing date to:

Deadline of applications:  May 7, 2011

Please complete all items in the application form as this will be our basis for shortlisting candidates.     Curriculum Vitae (CVs) will not be accepted. For inquiries, please contact our office at telephone number +62-21-7182858



We regret that shall be unable to acknowledge receipt of the form but should you wish to confirm that we have received your application, please call our office at tel. +62-21 7182858. As we receive a large number of applicants for our advertised vacancies, we are unable to respond to those applicants who have not been shortlisted and we apologize for this in advance.


If you do not hear from us within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have

not been shortlisted.


  1. Read the recruitment pack carefully before filling up your application form. Recruitment pack contains information about Greenpeace, about the job you are applying for, and brief information on employment condition (


2. Fill up all items in the Application Form. Remember that this will be our basis for shortlisting candidates. Curriculum Vitae (CVs) will not be accepted.


3. Make sure you email the form to the correct email address (, addressed to the HR Department, and ensure that your application form arrives before the closing date. Application forms received after the closing date will not be honored.


4. If you have questions, kindly email Thank you and we look forward to receiving your application letter and completed application form.


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