Communications Officer – Helen Keller International

Overall responsibilities
The Communications Officer will be responsible for supporting HKI-Indonesia in the development and dissemination of communications materials. In addition, the Communications Officer will assist HKI-Indonesia’s Country Management Team (CMT) to develop and implement a communications strategy.

Specific responsibilities
Develop, in collaboration with the SMT, HKI materials for internal and external publication;
Oversee design, production, and maintenance of all institutional publications such as:
Program reports;
Success stories;
Fact sheets;
HKI’s profile;
Contacts with local media;
Photographs; and
Other materials depending on a program’s need;
Oversee a photographer or videographer for documentation purposes (and take photos and videos at events when appropriate);
Verify compliance with HKI’s global branding strategies;
Oversee translation from Bahasa Indonesian to English and vice versa;
Review success stories of program;
Responsible for press releases;
Maintain communications materials and provide them to HKI-Indonesia staff on request;
Serve as the lead on executing HKI’s communication strategy in Indonesia; and
Other duties as assigned by HKI’s CMT.

Expected qualifications:
Degree in a relevant field including journalism, communications, or public affairs;
At least three years of experience in the communications field, planning, writing, editing, and producing communications through a variety of print and online media, with new media technology utilization;
Good written and conversational abilities in English;
Ability to be self-reliant, results oriented, and manage multiple deadlines;
Ability to make decisions in a changing environment and anticipate future needs;
Ability to work under pressure with minimum supervision;
Energetic, flexible, collaborative, and proactive;
Exceptional written, oral, interpersonal, and presentation skills;
Demonstrated ability to convey messages through clear and concise writing; and
Ability to travel domestically.

Applications procedures:
HKI is an equal opportunity employer. People with disabilities and special needs are encouraged to apply. To apply, please send an email that includes a cover letter and a resume to: and reference Communications Officer in the subject line. Please apply no later than July 14th, 2017. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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