We areseeking a highly motivated CONSULTANT who will serve as Communications Assistant to support the Asia Centre’s communications team in the delivery of communications products such as the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) for the SIDA Strategic Conference Fund Phase 2 (SCF2), and other daily tasks.
Substantive comms support by an assistant is needed who can work together with the comms coordinator and the comms officer on daily comms activities related to the branding and visibility of the Centre which includes also promotional tasks for the Centre Director (CD). There is a need to bolster Asia’s communications team given the upcoming drafting and implementation of the new Asia strategy 2020-2022.
Candidates need fluency in Thai since some of the critical tasks of the assistant will involve coordination with local vendors, Thai language media and networks and groups in Thailand. Some tasks also include limited translation and posting of Thai language articles for the SUMERNET website.
The CONSULTANTreports directly to the assigned Line Manager (Communications) and is under the overall supervision of the Asia Centre Director.
The CONSULTANT will work with staff at SEI Asia and with other consortiums to carry out various project activities with the responsibilities described below.
Skills and qualifications required
We are looking for a CONSULTANT with the following qualifications:
Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) is an independent, international research institute founded in 1989. Its mission is to support decision-making and induce change towards sustainable development around the world by providing integrative knowledge that bridges science and policy in the field of environment and development. SEI was ranked as the second most influential environment think tank in the world in the Global Go To Think Tank Report 2018, compiled by the University of Pennsylvania's Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program.
SEI has approximately 240 employees working at research centres in seven countries around the world. SEI’s headquarters are in Stockholm, Sweden. Additional SEI research centres are located in Kenya (SEI Africa) Estonia (SEI Tallinn); United Kingdom (SEI York and SEI Oxford); the United States (SEI US); Thailand (SEI Asia); and Colombia (SEI Latin America).
SEI Asia, based in Bangkok, has a diverse team of multinational experts that integrates scientific research with participatory approaches to co-develop and share knowledge, build partnerships, and influence policy for resilient development. It focuses on gender and social equity, climate adaptation, reducing disaster risk, water insecurity and integrated water resources management, transitional agriculture, energy futures and city health and wellbeing. SEI Asia is an affiliate of Chulalongkorn University, Thailand.
How to apply: https://www.sei.org/people/jobs/communications-assistant-consultant/
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