BOS Foundation Job Vacancy: Events Officer, Bogor - Kerja Ngo

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BOS Foundation Job Vacancy: Events Officer, Bogor

Join our dynamic and dedicated team and contribute to orangutan conservation!
We’re looking for a creative, energetic person who is interested in taking up the Bogor-based fulltime position of Events Officer.

The successful individual will play a key role in the Fundraising and Communications Team, leading the conception, planning, budgeting and management of cool, inspiring and buzz-worthy events.

  • A minimum of 1-year experience in event management, including conception, planning, proposal writing, scheduling, and project management/production. 
  • Ability to work within a budget as well as develop and manage budgets.
  • Good knowledge in current technology, social media and contemporary arts and culture.
  • Excellent people skills, organizational skills and communication skills, both verbal and written, in Bahasa Indonesia and in English.
  • A dynamic self-starter with the ability to work independently in a fast paced environment as well as a part of a small flexible team.
  • Pleasant, output-oriented and friendly attitude with passion and energy for orangutans, conservation and creativity.
  • Ability to be proactive in development of event programming and to take on responsibility for simple as well as complex projects.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and manage a wide variety of external participants, including suppliers, talents and volunteers.
  • Flexibility to work on weekends, during public holidays and/or after office hours, when necessary is a must.
  • Contingency planning, risk and crisis management.
  • Excellent time-management skills and ability to prioritize tasks.
  • Excellent networking and relationship-building skills. 
  • A network of contacts (national and international) is preferred.
  • Plan, manage, budget and implement events, workshops, exhibitions, festivals school visits, and other types of event, both in the BOS Foundation and off-site. 
  • Research and develop an events program matching the BOS Foundation’s vision, mission, and strategy in close liaison and/or collaboration with the Fundraising Coordinator and the Advisor of Fundraising and Communication to ensure strong take up of events and to support the fundraising strategy.
  • Cultivate partnerships with key individuals and organizations around the BOS Foundation’s programs.
  • Seek funding or cost-cutting opportunities for events and develop proposals and other necessary documents whre required.
  • Develop and manage a supporter/participant database.
  • Where necessary, facilitate discussions and act as MC for events.
  • Promote events to key niche communities including NGOs, schools, universities, business communities and the general public.
  • Ensure impact in terms of awareness as well as value for money is achieved in all BOS Foundation’s events. 
  • Submit a thorough report of event results, event evaluation and market research after each event to the Fundraising Coordinator and the Advisor of Fundraising and Communication.
How to Apply
  • In order to assist the selection process, candidates should submit a Curriculum Vitae (CV) and a Cover Letter that specifically address the above points in their application.
  • Send your CV and Cover Letter to
Candidates who do not address the application requirements above in their cover letter will not be considered at the short list stage

Interview process may include the delivery of a presentation and/or a test of practical skills.

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