ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION

ICSC is an international climate policy group based in the Philippines, working locally, nationally and globally to promote climate resilience and low carbon development, in particular among climate vulnerable countries. It is engaged with the wider international climate and energy policy arena, particularly in Asia. It is recognized for its role in helping advance effective global climate action and the Paris climate agreement.

To know more about our programs, sponsorship, and internship opportunities, you may reach us at:

Email:  info@icsc.ngo
Tel: (+632)  7755 1043
Address: 89-B Sct. Dr. Lazcano St., Brgy. Laging Handa,
Quezon City 1103, Philippines

Communications Officer (Writer/Coordinator)

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The Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities (ICSC) is seeking applicants for the full-time position of Communications Officer (writer/coordinator). The Communications Officer will be based in ICSC’s main office in Quezon City. Due to the pandemic, all ICSC staff work remotely, a status subject to periodic evaluation.

ICSC values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. If you fit the role and possess the desired qualifications, please email the following documents to jobs@icsc.ngo with the subject line “Communications Officer (Writer) application – <applicant name>” on or before October 22, 2021:

  • Letter of Intent (addressed to ICSC’s Executive Director)
  • Resume (do not attach photos)
  • Portfolio of work samples

TERMS OF REFERENCE

The Communications Officer will be a key member of ICSC’s Communications Team, serving as writer and editor of publications and other content that communicate ICSC’s advocacy.

The Officer must be an excellent writer and strong analytical thinker skilled at translating complex research and policy language into clear communications for policymakers, media, funders, and other influencers.

The Officer will report to the Associate for Communications.

A. Responsibilities

  1. Conceptualizes and develops communication materials to support different modes of engagement
  2. Works alongside visual designers, copywriters, video producers and external agencies in developing communication materials
  3. Conducts thorough edits of research summaries, policy briefs, and other products to shape the content
  4. Suggests strategies to the Associate for Communications for improving the efficiency and effectiveness of the communications campaign plan
  5. Drafts and edits other communications materials as assigned by the Associate for Communications
  6. Drafts or supports the production of thought leadership content (op-eds, articles, etc.)
  7. Assists teams in the development stage to identify appropriate communication activities
  8. Coordinates with external vendors to oversee completion of communications products

B. Qualifications

  1. Commitment to ICSC’s mission of advancing climate resilience and low carbon development
  2. Minimum of 3 years of relevant professional experience in communications, public relations, or journalism
  3. Knowledge of climate, energy, and relevant development issues
  4. Excellent written communication skills
  5. Knowledge with campaign coordination and community management
  6. Ability to translate technical materials into content for key audiences

C. Salary and Benefits

The Institute offers a generous package, including an annual 15-day paid vacation leave and 15-day paid medical leave; menstrual, maternity, and paternity leaves; and full employee third-party health service coverage.

Communications Officer (Graphic Designer)

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The Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities (ICSC) is seeking applicants for the full-time position of Communications Officer (specializing in graphics). The Communications Officer will be based in ICSC’s main office in Quezon City. Due to the pandemic, all ICSC staff work remotely, a status subject to periodic evaluation.

ICSC values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. If you fit the role and possess the desired qualifications, please email the following documents to jobs@icsc.ngo with the subject line “Communications Officer (Graphics) application – <applicant name>” on or before October 22, 2021:

  • Letter of Intent (addressed to ICSC’s Executive Director)
  • Resume (do not attach photos)
  • Portfolio of work samples

TERMS OF REFERENCE

The Communications Officer, specializing in graphics, will be a key member of ICSC’s Communications Team, and will support the Creatives Manager in the design, creation, and layout of publication and audio-visual materials, web content, presentations, and other communications products that communicate ICSC’s advocacy.

The Communications Officer will report directly to the Associate for Communications for administrative coordination and to the Creatives Manager for the delivery of his/her tasks.

A. Responsibilities

  1. Design various communication materials for print, video, web, social media, and online/offline events
  2. Understand, observe, and implement ICSC brand standards on its communication materials
  3. Actively contribute to the creative process and project brainstorming sessions
  4. Coordinates with external vendors to oversee completion of outsourced communications projects; prepare and organize creative materials for outsourced projects
  5. Organize and maintain creative assets of ICSC

B. Qualifications

  1. A graduate of a relevant discipline ( Advertising, VisComm, Graphic Design, Communications, Marketing, Arts, or any related field)
  2. Minimum 2 years of professional experience in graphic design and development, advertising, and marketing (portfolio required)
  3. Demonstrated end-to-end experience in conceptualizing, designing, editing, and developing creative materials for print, web, and social media applications
  4. Proficiency in current design tools (Adobe CC), and trends
  5. Basic video editing, drawing, writing, and/or web skills are definite advantage

C. Salary and Benefits

The Institute offers a generous package, including an annual 15-day paid vacation leave and 15-day paid medical leave; menstrual, maternity, and paternity leaves; and full employee third-party health service coverage.