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Campaign & Youth Engagement Officer

Date: 15-Jun-2022

Location: Jakarta, Indonesia

Company: Plan International

Role Purpose

Meaningful child and youth participation is an important aspect of Plan Indonesia's work, given Plan Indonesia's work mandate as a leading organization in the fulfilment of girls' rights equality. Currently, Plan Indonesia has various forums for youth participation, either through activities in projects/programs, influencing, sponsorship, and internal governance, such as the Youth Advisory Panel.

Thus far, both youth and Plan staff have faced various challenges in implementing meaningful participation, such as understanding the forms of participation, internal policies, funding, to strengthening networking and collaboration with youth organizations or communities. Influencing department reinforces Plan Indonesia's need to strengthen its contribution to the youth movement.

In addition, Influencing Department also sees the importance of the role of children and youth in increasing public awareness regarding issues that affect them. As an effort to strengthen youth involvement and participation of various activities such as campaigns, advocacy, to promotions. Therefore, campaign activities, which require a lot of resources in the implementation, such as the annual International Day of the Girl's Girls' Takeover (IDG-GTO) agenda and the Girls Leadership Program. Beyond campaign activities, youth engagement is implemented in the forms of Youth Advisory Panel (YAP) dan Youth Network.

Responding to this need, the influencing department will recruit a Campaign and Youth Engagement Officer that would support Campaign Lead for the implementation of campaign and youth engagement activities and liaise child and youth partners. The key competencies required for this position will be excellent communication skills; experience in event organizing, especially campaign; adept with technology especially social media platforms, Microsoft Office, Google Forms, meeting platforms; good command in Bahasa, English would be a plus, in written and spoken; familiar with gender equality issues. The experience needed for this position will be minimum 2 (two) years of experience in working on campaign, especially digital campaign.

Dimensions of the Role

  • Assist Campaign Lead in the implementation of campaign activities
  • Support Campaign Lead in developing activity, quarterly, and annual report
  • Contribute to ideas generation on campaign strategy, especially digital-based
  • Coordinate with Communication Team to support the implementation of campaign in Plan Indonesia’s channels
  • Organize consultations with youth groups (Youth Advisory Panel and Youth Network’s members) to support campaign and Plan Indonesia’s decision-making process
  • Organize Influencing’s youth network’s and maintain its membership database
  • Liaise with potential participants or resource persons youth activists and champions to facilitate their engagement in advocacy and campaign related forums or events at national, regional and global level
  • Support Influencing’s Admin Assistant to conduct administration process for campaign related activities
  • Develop comprehensive notes and keep records of various meetings and discussion related to campaign activities

 

Key relationships

Key internal contacts
Campaign Lead, Youth Focal Point at 3 PIA locations, Youth and Admins Assistant, Policy and Advocacy Specialist, External Communications Coordinator, Public Relation Specialist, GLA Manager and Officer

Key external contacts

  • Children and youth groups
  • Girl Leaders / Youth Activists
  • YPII’s Network Partners
  • Consultant & Vendor of Influencing Departments

Technical expertise, skills and knowledge

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with minimum 2 years of experiences in campaign or awareness raising projects, preferably digital based
  • Adept at technology, such as Microsoft Office, Google forms, meeting platforms such as zoom
  • Adept at media social, especially Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and TikTok
  • Able to operate design/ photo editing application such as Canva and/ or Photoshop
  • Familiar with working with young people and youth groups
  • Good command in English, written and spoken, is highly desired
  • Good writing skills, familiarity with development sector terms is highly desired
  • Familiar with gender equality issue is a plus
  • Team player with good communication skills
  • Proven ability to work under pressure with multiple concurrent demands

 

Plan International’s Values in Practice

We are open and accountable

We create a climate of trust inside and outside the organization by being open, honest and transparent. We hold ourselves and others to account for the decisions we make and for our impact on others, while doing what we say we will do.

 

We strive for lasting impact

We strive to achieve significant and lasting impact on the lives of children and young people, and to secure equality for girls. We challenge ourselves to be bold, courageous, responsive, focused and innovative.

 

We work well together

We succeed by working effectively with others, inside and outside the organization, including our sponsors and donors. We actively support our colleagues, helping them to achieve their goals. We come together to create and implement solutions in our teams, across Plan International, with children, girls, young people, communities and our partners.

 

       We are inclusive and empowering

We respect all people, appreciate differences and challenge inequality in our programs and our workplace. We support children, girls and young people to increase their confidence and to change their own lives. We empower our staff to give their best and develop their potential.

 

Physical Environment

Duty station is in Jakarta with frequent attendance to Plan Indonesia Jakarta Office. Office environment is open space with shared table and locker. Very rare travel to field. During COVID-19 pandemic, mostly working from home until further notice from the office.

 

Level of contact with children and young people

High level: Frequent interaction with children and young people

All applications will be treated in confidence. Only short-listed candidates will be notified and invited for interviews. Please submit your letter of application and detailed curriculum vitae in English by apply now not later than  June 30, 2022  

Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early.

A range of pre-employment checks will be undertaken in conformity with Plan International's Safeguarding Children and Young People policy.

As an international child centred community development organisation, Yayasan Plan International Indonesia  is fully committed to promoting the realisation of children's rights including their right to protection from violence and abuse. That means we have particular responsibilities to children that we come into contact with.

Yayasan Plan International Indonesia  believes that in a world where children face so many threats of harm, it is our duty to ensure that we, as an organisation, do everything we can to keep children safe. We must not contribute in any way to harming or placing children at risk. Equality, diversity and inclusion is at the very heart of everything that Plan International stands for. Our organisation is based on a culture of inclusivity and we strive to create a workplace environment that ensures every team, in every office, in every country, is rich in diverse people, thoughts, and ideas.

We will provide equality of opportunity and will not tolerate discrimination on any grounds. We foster an organisational culture that embraces and exemplifies our commitment to gender equality, girls’ rights and inclusion while supporting staff to adopt good practice, positive attitudes and principles of gender equality and inclusion.