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SOUTHEAST ASIA RECRUITMENT PACK Greenpeace, one of the world’s most respected and dynamic organization, is an international non-profit global campaigning organization that acts to protect and conserve the environment. At the heart of Greenpeace campaigns is the tradition of non-violent, direct action against environmental abuse and destruction. For over 35 years, Greenpeace has been successful in campaigning to reverse environmental degradation by bearing witness to environmental degradation by bearing witness to environmental destruction and exposing and confronting environmental abuse. Greenpeace campaigns have been vital in informing government policies on the environment and effecting changes in business practices which lead to various environmental problems. Greenpeace does not accept funding from governments or corporations to ensure our independence from financial and commercial interests. We rely on the support of individuals to be able to continue our work in protecting the environment. Greenpeace in Southeast Asia Greenpeace has been present in Southeast Asia since 2000. Greenpeace has led successful campaigns in the region, including preventing the entry of hazardous waste imports and radioactive shipments, campaigning against destructive logging, stopping polluting technologies such as waste incinerators and coal power plants, promoting sustainable agriculture, renewable energy and necessary solutions to key environmental problems. Greenpeace actively campaigns across the region to catalyze an energy revolution, protect the world’s ancient forests, create a toxics-free future, and campaign for sustainable agriculture. Greenpeace has three offices in Southeast Asia – in Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines. GPSEA is composed of four departments --- the Campaigns Department, the Fundraising Department, Communications, and Organizational Support Department. Currently, Greenpeace has more than a hundred staff around the region, excluding the direct dialogue/fundraisers. THE POST - REGIONAL NEW MEDIA MANAGER Reporting to the Communications Director, the Regional New Media Manager is responsible for developing and implementing a new media (online, mobile, games, etc) communications strategy for Greenpeace Southeast Asia. The Regioal New Media Manager is responsible for rolling-out GPSEA’s new media communications strategy across all departments to ensure coherent and consistent public messaging and profiling which reflects Greenpeace’s objectives and identity in the region. The Manager would also be responsible for ensuring high quality new media outreach for GPSEA’s campaigns and organizational profiling activities. In addition, the Manager will establish an engaging online profile for the organization and develop a cohesive online community of Greenpeace cyberactivists who can generate discourse on Greenpeace campaigns and be deployed if needed for online activities. Responsibilities: 1. Develop GPSEA’s new media communications strategy, based on the framework already developed by Greenpeace International, to make it more engaging for audiences in each of the GPSEA offices in the region. This may include special online features, podcasts, slideshows, web banners, screensavers, wallpapers and other downloadable materials. 2. Develop new media guidelines and procedures for all GPSEA new media communications and ensure that guidelines are observed and implemented in all GPSEA new media communications. 3. Working with the Communications Director, coordinate Greenpeace’s new media communications activities in the region including online engagement with GP cyberactivists, friends, sympathizers and critics by utilizing the various online tools such as SMS, Greenpeace Mailing List Manager, Blogs, online games, e-cards social networks, Indymedia, Online Forums, Social Network sites Mailing Lists, E-groups and web portals, Newswires, RSS Feed Aggregation, etc. 4. Oversee the GPSEA websites, external online campaign materials, online reports and other content. Develop campaign specific websites if needed for certain campaign push. 5. Lead new media campaigner team in the region. 6. Develop and maintain strong relationships with the new media across the region via informal briefings, information provision, etc, in order to encourage them to view Greenpeace as a credible source of environmental news commentary; Represent GPSEA in international comms/media planning and strategy meeting as needed and when directed. 7. Oversee the new media work for campaign actions and offer support in new media for fund raising and mass networking. 8. Carry out online engagements with GP cyberactivists, friends, sympathizers and critics by utilizing the various online tools (SMS, Greenpeace Mailing List Manager, Blogs, online games, e-cards, social networks, etc). 9. Oversee the provision of new media related input for campaigns and provide direction on media coverage for campaign. Offer assistance for same for fundraising events in the region. 10. Periodically evaluate and measure the effectiveness of GPSEA’s communication strategy in terms of increasing brand awareness, public perception, support for GPSEA’s campaigns, and achievement of campaign objectives. 11. Undertake other duties as directed by the Communications Director Other typical tasks would include: 12. To participate in campaign discussion and planning regarding strategic issues and events planning within GPSEA, with other Greenpeace offices and with Greenpeace International (GPI). This will include both written and verbal discussion as well as attendance at specific meetings. 13. Coordinate information flow within GPSEA about new media work and to other NROs and Greenpeace International, 14. Represent Greenpeace at relevant national and regional public events, activist meetings/groups, and gatherings of political decision makers, local citizens and other affected communities that may assist in the development of mass networking and new media, 15. Keep Communications Director informed of activities in the work (including preparation of monthly reports, work plans ) and recommend changes in strategies if necessary, and 16. Oversee and manage the budgets for New Media Qualifications and Skills Required: 4+ years experience is required. Excellent English writing skills, as well as the experience and knowledge of how to manage the full content of a website. Experience managing and mentoring staff. Extensive online content management required, including experience with content navigation, maximizing readership based on placement, links, search engine optimization, customer engagement and retention, social networking and community building. THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW BEFORE APPLYING TO THIS POST CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT All items below are applicable to full time permanent employees only. Different policy applies for Project Employees. WORKING HOURS Normal hours of work for full time Employee will be forty (40) per week or (5) days in a week, at 8 hours per day excluding an hour lunch break. This will be from Monday to Friday, between the hours of 8:30 am to 6: 30 pm. Ordinary hours of work may be varied as agreed between staff and the line managers. LEAVE A permanent employee will be entitled to the following leaves: Annual Leave – 20 days Sick Leave – 25 days (may be used for significant others including family members) Parental Leave - 60 to 78 days maternity leave with paid leave, and 7 days paternity leave with pay Sabbatical leave – 2 months paid leave after 5 years of continuous service Compassionate leave – 5 days for the death of significant others SALARY In determining salary offer for this position, Greenpeace applies its Salary Grading Process, taking into consideration the job description and applicant’s previous experience, and the organization’s salary grade. INSURANCE Greenpeace provides health insurance and travel insurance to it’s employees. LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT Greenpeace is committed to providing its employees with learning and development opportunities to be able to perform its functions more effectively. Through its mentoring process and annual Performance Management System, staff’s development objectives are identified and prioritized. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY Greenpeace is committed to the principle of Equal Employment Opportunity for all employees, regardless of sex, marital status, nationality, religion, age, sexual orientation and any other characteristics unrelated to the performance of the job. Selection will be in accordance with objective, job related criteria and the appointment will be on the basis of applicant’s merits and abilities. HR POLICIES AND PROCEDURE Greenpeace management and staff are given guidance on the implications of the equal opportunities policy. Policies and procedures are reviewed to review and adapt current practices to promote equality of opportunity. Other organizational policies and procedure will be fully discussed to the successful applicant. APPLICATION GUIDELINES Interested candidates are invited to write Letter of introduction, explaining why you are qualified for the position, and fill-up application form which you can download from http://www.greenpeace.org.ph/newmedia and email by the closing date to: email@example.com Deadline of applications: September 25, 2011 We regret that shall be unable to acknowledge receipt of the form but should you wish to confirm that we have received your application, please call our office at tel. +63-2-3321807. As we receive a large number of applicants for our advertised vacancies, we are unable to respond to those applicants who have not been shortlisted and we apologize for this in advance. If you do not hear from us within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been shortlisted. GUIDANCE IN COMPLETING YOUR APPLICATION FORM 1. Read the recruitment pack carefully before filling up your application form. Recruitment pack contains information about Greenpeace, about the job you are applying for, and brief information on employment condition. 2. Fill up all items in the application form. Remember that this will be our basis for shortlisting candidates. Curriculum Vitae (CVs) will not be accepted. 3. Make sure you email the form to the correct email address (firstname.lastname@example.org), addressed to the HR Department, and ensure that your application form arrives before the closing date. Application forms received after the closing date will not be honored. 4. If you have questions, kindly email email@example.com. Thank you and we look forward to receiving your application letter and completed application form.
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