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Field Communications Officer - Fiji, Costa Rica, Madagascar, Tanzania, Belize & Tenerife

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Sectors Nature Conservation (Terrestrial Ecology)
Location England (London & Greater)
Town/City Fiji, Madagascar, Tanzania, Tenerife & Costa Rica
Salary Self-funded
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Voluntary & Interns
Deadline 16/03/2019
Company Name Frontier - The Society for Environmental Exploration
Contact Name Guy Bezant
Telephone 0207 613 2422
Fax 0207 613 2992
Email staff@frontier.ac.uk
Website Further Details / Applications
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Directory Entry : Frontier was established in 1989 as a non-profit conservation and development non-governmental organisation (NGO) dedicated to safeguarding biodiversity and ecosystem integrity and building sustainable livelihoods.
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Description

Primary Function

To assist the London-based Online Content Manager and marketing department by producing engaging editorial and media content according to various targets and requirements. To show initiative in looking for opportunities to increase the exposure of the project that the officer is working on.

General outline of the role

- Submit video and photographic content to London HQ regularly, fulfilling at least the specified weekly targets
- Submitting regular editorial updates on the project
- Liaising with volunteers to identify those who are suitable for involvement in content production or social media involvement either during or after their project
- Looking for opportunities to promote the project that may not be apparent to UK-based content/marketing staff
- Procuring a specified amount of positive online reviews of the project from volunteers.

Core Responsibilities:
- Update individual project / country Facebook page
- Update individual project / country Twitter account
- Manage comments posted to the social media accounts
- Write regular expedition updates and insights into the projects
- Obtain appropriate images/videos for social media, blog updates and any other marketing material
- Collect volunteer blogs, stories, case studies and quotes for HQ as well as quotes and blogs from in-country partners
- Secure high ranking reviews from volunteers
- Give welcome and debriefing content/media talks to volunteers

Other activities may include:
- Producing summaries of achievements
- Create positive media coverage in-country
- Organise and participate in profile-raising events in-country
 
Contract Duration: 3-6 months
Accommodation: Basic accommodation provided whilst at the field project site.
Travel: In-country ground travel costs to be provided. International flights to be self-funded.
Participation fee: Participation fee of £500 per quarter, depending on project location. To be paid by staff member to cover in-country expenses.
Training: Pre-departure training provided.
For further infromation and to apply please send a CV and cover letter to staff@frontier.ac.uk.
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