Tetra Tech ARD is currently accepting expressions of interest for the Media Advocacy Specialist, Jakarta based, on our USAID LESTARI project. USAID’s LESTARI project supports the Government of Indonesia to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and conserve biodiversity in carbon rich and biologically significant forest and mangrove ecosystems.
Job Summary: The Media Advocacy Specialist is responsible to lead the effective design and implementation of a range of media and advocacy strategies to stimulate broad-based coverage thus create the public and political will that will bring about desired change.  S/he will also be responsible to lead the identification, creation and enhance the capacity of a network of campaigning groups and individuals (champions/potential advocates) across LESTARI landscape that regularly take advocacy actions.

Tailored to local opportunities and constraints, media advocacy will involve a diversity of traditional, social and locally-driven media approaches.

Media advocacy works will focus within LESTARI landscapes, and may also focus at the provincial and national levels to ensure adequate policy and financial support for LESTARI landscapes work.

The Media Advocacy Specialist is part of the LESTARI Communications and Advocacy Team, and other technical staff, subcontractors and grantees.

S/he will also work in close coordination with Monitoring and Evaluation Team in utilizing and disseminating knowledge management materials (e.g., lesson learns, success stories, study results, etc.) as input for media campaign and advocacy.

Please submit a letter of interest, CV and three professional references by 18 April 2016 (the latest) with subject Media Advocacy Specialist, Jakarta based to: