Position Description

Thailand: Program Coordinator Earth Journalism Network
Location Bangkok, Thailand
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GENERAL FUNCTION

The Program Coordinator provides support for the regional projects and activities of the Earth Journalism Network (EJN), Internews’ environmental media program, under the supervision of the Asia Project Manager. This includes responsibilities for liaising with and monitoring partners working in the field of environmental journalism, handling administrative and logistical tasks, support other programmatic activities, business development and additional responsibilities as needed by the Internews team.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Carrying out programmatic, administrative, logistical and book-keeping duties including.
  • Work with Grants & Contracts and other staff to administer small grants and stipends.
  • Work with Human Resources and Finance Manager to administer Personal Service Contracts.
  • Coordinate travel logistics and arrangements, assist with visa applications, and arrange accommodations for meetings and events.
  • Maintain project documents and files including financial tracking and progress towards programme deliverables.
  • Provide project field staff with support in areas such as research, correspondence, contract and procurement as requested.
  • Manage, review, submit and monitor payment requests.
  • Support the application process, judging and selection, and implementation of select Fellowship programs.
  • Format and publish content on EJN’s websites as well as social media channels and newsletters.
  • Assist with assessments, surveys, events and other project deliverables as needed.
  • Assist with oversight and implementation of project activities including monitoring work plans and activity schedules, and support communications with partners and funders.
  • Assist in preparation of proposals/reports/budgets; write, edit, proof, revise and assemble finished materials and maintain calendar of due dates.
  • Manage requests for information from other departments within Internews and from external partners.
  • Carry out research in support of ongoing projects and new initiatives.
  • Fulfill other tasks as assigned by the Project Manager, Asia Regional Director or EJN Executive Director.
  • Understanding of and demonstrated commitment to upholding Internews’ Core Values.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Relevant university degree required.
  • 3-5 years programmatic, financial and administrative experience, including project deliverables and timelines, deadlines, budget analysis and preparation.
  • International and/or INGO experience a plus.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong interpersonal skills including diplomacy, tact, and the ability to negotiate.
  • Excellent English communication skills: speaking, writing, and listening.
  • Proven ability to set priorities, meet tight deadlines, manage multiple assignments and time effectively.
  • Ability to adapt to changing project and department needs and priorities.
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving ability.
  • Proven ability to work both independently and as an effective team member.
  • Proficient in Windows Office Suite.
  • Strong interest in environmental issues and media.
  • Experience with ICT4D and technology are helpful.
  • Ability and willingness to travel internationally, sometimes to hostile or challenging environments.

 

 

Benefits Information

This position is being offered and hired by Internews Europe. Benefits will be consistent with Internews Europe's offerings and will be reviewed during the hiring process. Additional information can be found on our Internews Benefits page.