Vacancy Announcement "Communication Officer"

 The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) has a distinguished history of experts exploring and saving wildlife in some of the most remote and wild places remaining on Earth. WCS Indonesia Program (WCS-IP) has significantly grown over the last decades and contributed substantially to support the Government of Indonesia (GoI), particularly Ministry of Environment and Forestry (MoEF) in conserving Indonesia’s biodiversity. WCS-IP currently has programs focusing on landscape/seascape conservation, species conservation actions and engaging local communities.

To ensure WCS-IP has effective internal and external communications processes which maintains coherence inside the organization and raises the profile of the organization and its partners externally, a Communication Officer is needed to advance the WCS-IP and MoEF conservation agenda through targeted, innovative communications that reach and catalyze change in key constituencies. The Communications Officer will be contributed in building and maintaining a positive profile for WCS-IP and MoEF work through impactful media and outreach across key external online and offline communications channels; delivering compelling stories and events that reinforce conservation work, while supporting regular and efficient sharing and exchange of information.


Specific Tasks and Outputs/Deliverables
Media Relations

  • Contribute in producing communication products for the media such as articles, press release, etc.
  • Contribute in organizing project site visits, facilitate data request, photo coverage and TV footage and utilizing both web-based and traditional media as appropriate, monitor and evaluate the use and effectiveness of media materials.
  • Contribute in maintaining a library of media coverage, clippings, photo/ video within WCS-IP project.

Digital Outreach

  • Contribute in digital communication activity such as updating and maintaining WCS-IP website and social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram), include but not limited to make editorial plan and live reporting for certain events.
  • Provide a complete and accurate monthly statistic of WCS-IP social media platforms to determine audience engagements.
  • Contribute in producing stories that potential to be displayed on WCS-IP website and social media.

Publication Material

  • Provide support for program request in producing communication materials such as videos, infographics, posters, newsletter, etc.


  • Assist in design process of souvenir and all publication matters to comply with WCS’s brand guideline.


  • Organize events such as meetings, seminars, workshops, trainings, discussions, and public outreach activities.
  • Report in the form of minutes of meetings and document translation.
  • Maintain appropriate communications with WCS-IP key stakeholders and partners, including local and national government agencies, environmental and development NGOs, and media.
  • Maintain communication with other programs within WCS-IP, as required.
  • Undertake any other duties, as assigned by the supervisor.


This position will be based in Bogor, with occasional travel to project sites across WCS-IP. The ideal candidate should have:

  • At least 3-year experience in communications activity for NGO, corporates or public relations agency
  • Graduated from Communication, Sociology, Psychology or any social science undergraduate degree
  • An ability to communicate clear, consistent messages in a variety of media – including press releases, social media content, newsletters, brochures and guides – and experience in developing and managing such messaging
  • Good interpersonal skills to deal with a diverse group of contacts, and ability to be a team player
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in both Indonesian and English are essential
For more detailed information about Wildlife Conservation Society – Indonesia Program, the position and how to apply, please visit our website at:
Communication Officer

When you are interested on the above position and consider that you possess the necessary qualification, please submit your application consisting of updated curriculum vitae and a cover letter explaining your interest towards this work and/or this organization to
Please fill the “subject” column of the e-mails in this format "Communication Officer_(name)"

                                                          April 15th, 2022

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