Community Coordinator for National Plastic Action Partnership (NPAP)
WRI Indonesia is a 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 employs three approaches, namely: Count It, Change It, Scale It. WRI works with various stakeholders in the natural resources sector to support policy and management that are both profitable and sustainable. WRI has worked with leaders in more than 50 countries for more than 30 years, with offices in the United States, Brazil, China, Europe, India, and Indonesia.
WRI Indonesia hosted the secretariat of Indonesia’s National Plastic Action Partnership (NPAP), as part of the Global Plastic Action Partnership (GPAP) which initiated by the World Economic Forum (WEF), as a bold neutral platform responsible for coordinating and facilitating the public-private partnerships working to free the world from plastic waste and pollution. The initiative aims to tackle one of the most difficult and pressing challenges facing our global commons – plastics pollution – in particular the plastic pollution of rivers, deltas and the ocean. The Government of Indonesia has made significant step by committing to reduce plastics pollution to the ocean by 70% by 2025. GPAP is supporting Indonesia to reduce plastic pollution to the ocean through National Plastic Action Partnership (NPAP). The partnership brings together top leaders from government, private sectors and civil society organizations to contribute in achieving national ocean plastic reduction target.
The secretariat of Indonesia’s National Plastic Action Partnership (NPAP), hosted at the World Resources Institute (WRI) Indonesia, is looking for a Community Coordinator to support the Secretariat in enhancing growing NPAP community. The role will be based in Indonesia. This position will report to the NPAP Manager and coordinate closely with NPAP Policy Specialist, NPAP team at WRI Indonesia and GPAP team at the World Economic Forum.
The Community Coordinator will be part of Indonesia NPAP Secretariat. S/he will engage in the growing number of NPAP Communities who involve in plastic initiatives to provide support in developing NPAP Multi-stakeholders digital platform communication and database around plastic value chain in Indonesia who work under five key pillars of NPAP’s Multi-stakeholders Action Plan (Reduce, Substitute, Collection, Dispose and Recycle). S/he will also provide admin support to organizing events of NPAP within broad community of top leaders range from government, private sectors/industry, and non-governmental organization.
The position is for a highly motivated, well organised and efficient candidate who is looking to gain hands-on experience on marine litter advocacy, engaging with multiple stakeholders (research, industry, NGOs, International institutions) as well as with country and issue-specific knowledge.
Community Building (50%)
- Track/curating of plastic-related initiatives by all relevant stakeholders in Indonesia.
- Build digital strategy to engage in regular touching base with Members and sharing knowledges/information be it emails, calls, WhatsApp and other tools in connecting Members where useful.
Event Support & Outreach (30%)
- In consultation with NPAP teams and other relevant members/partners, assist in coordinating the execution of various project and engagement such as webinars event and support meetings, workshops, calls and other communication activities of the Indonesia National Plastic Action Partnership as needed.
- Assist in outreach activities (social media, newsletter, presentations, brochures etc.).
- Maintain proactive communications to Members through email, WhatsApp.
- Staying on top of Task Force meeting schedules and invites.
Information management (20%)
- Updating central databases with Members’ information.
- Maintain and update the NPAP database consisting of presentation, reports, and other documents
- Hold a bachelor’s degree in communications, public relations, international relations, social sciences, or other relevant fields.
- Professional experience of min. 3 years in outreach and community and partnership building.
- Knowledge in plastic and waste management issues is desirable.
- Experience in managing community database.
- Manage, coordinate, and organize webinar, conference, or workshops in selected projects and/or activities.
- Support agenda development and meeting minutes.
- Strong analytical skill with sufficient attention to detail, mixed with good academic writing skills.
- Occasionally participate in internal and external meetings.
- Office Management, maintaining databases, archiving of documents and minutes according to internal procedures.
- Demonstrated ability to work both independently as well as part of team.
- Ability to think creatively and innovate with flexibility and speed.
- Organized, self-motivated and could work efficiently and communicate effectively.
- Fluency in both Bahasa Indonesia and English, with a strong emphasis on written and spoken communications (additional language skills are welcome);
- Legally able to work in Indonesia, with language fluency and basic understanding of local culture.
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.
Qualified applicants should apply online through WRI career portal in order to be formally considered.
Application close: 1700 (Jakarta Time), 20 February 2021. We will close the advert earlier when 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.
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