June 24, 2019 Job Opportunity

Job opening: Communication & Knowledge Management Officer

NTFP-EP Asia is a collaborative network of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and community-based organizations (CBOs) working with forest-based communities to strengthen their capacity in the sustainable management of natural resources in the Philippines, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam, and Cambodia (https://dev.ntfp.org/what-we-do/).


We are looking for full-time staff with experience and background in communications and knowledge management and related fields in journalism, public/media relations, among others. Salary range is Ps 30,000 to Ps 35,000 gross per month with basic benefits and commensurate to qualifications. Please see the details below.

This is full-time work with a maximum 6-month probation. The duty station is in Quezon City with occasional domestic and international travels.


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Identifies, develops and executes the strategic visibility, and consistent and effective organizational branding and messaging of NTFP-EP across all thematic programs, audience, media, and collaterals

1. Identifies, develops and executes the strategic visibility, and consistent and effective organizational branding and messaging of NTFP-EP across all thematic programs, audience, media, and collaterals

2. Responsible for Publications and Print Collaterals

  • Coordinates the preparation of all related publications of NTFP-EP Asia
  • Designs and/or lays out information and workshop materials as needed
  • Coordinates the development and contribution of content for the “Voices from the Forest” newsletter both for website release and in printed form twice a year; as well as the e-newsletter; coordinates the editing and sign-off process of the regular publication/s like the NTFP-EP annual report
  • Supervises the distribution and monitoring of information materials, publications, etc. to NTFP-EP Asia partners, major contacts and other interested publics in coordination with the NTFP-EP Asia Administrative Officer

3. Manages information in the Web and Electronic platforms of NTFP-EP Asia

  • Manages content generation of the NTFP-EP Asia website
  • Ensures that the NTFP-EP Asia website/domain, including the EXCEED (Expanding Community Enterprises and Economic Development) microsite, and other related social networking platforms are updated on a regular basis
  • Coordinates the updating and management of the NTFP databases with concerned staff, partners, interns, and volunteers
  • Manages the NTFP-EP Asia e-group, intranet, and mailing list
  • Handles any information requests and queries posed to the NTFP-EP Asia email.

4. Film – Coordinates the production/replication/adaptation of videos depending on demand and budgets

5. Library – Supervises the management of the small NTFP-EP Asia library in coordination with the NTFP-EP Asia Administrative Officer

6. Supports NTFP-EP program events such as forums, webinars, campaigns, and trainings such as EXCEED, and from time to time will initiate and lead social mobilization activities around NTFP-EP’s key messages.

7. Facilitates and works with communications counterparts in each country, ensuring their participation and increasing their capacity and efficiency in communicating the NTFP-EP message to various target groups.

8. Manages consultants, interns, and volunteers associated with communications projects.

9. Performs other tasks related to their job designation as may be assigned by their Supervisor from time to time.


  • A university degree in Communications or any related field;
  • At least 3-year work experience on communications, journalism, public/media relations or other related fields;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;
  • Strong interpersonal skills, able to work in a multicultural environment and a team player;
  • Good computer skills, particularly on Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office365 programs;
  • Able to conceptualize and produce communication materials in print, film and online;
  • Advanced proficiency in English, written and verbal;
  • A self-starter and deadline-driven;
  • Willing to travel and flexible;
  • Knowledge of and interest in issues related to natural resource management, indigenous peoples’ rights are an advantage

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for interview.

“NTFP-EP values people from diverse backgrounds and works to create an open atmosphere of trust, honesty, and respect. Harassment or discrimination of any kind is unacceptable, including cases involving race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, citizenship, disabilities, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other similarly protected status. This principle applies to all aspects of employment, from recruitment to termination and other terms and conditions of employment. This policy complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment.”

NTFP-EP is an equal opportunity employer and values the diverse backgrounds of all its applicants. It follows the principles of honesty, trust and respect. It does not tolerate harassment or discrimination of any kind, such as cases involving gender, race, color, age, religion, citizenship, disabilities, sexual orientation, senior citizen status, or any other protected status. This policy follows all applicable laws governing non-discrimination in employment in the Philippines and/or in the CLMV country where the employee or applicant is based.

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