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Gigg från: Stift The Stockholm Environment Institute, Sei

Communications Officer

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We are recruiting a Communications Officer to support SEI Headquarters on two projects focusing on translating science to policy and practice in agriculture (Agri Fo Se2030 programme) and in the related topic of land-based mitigation (Landmarc project). The position presents an opportunity to join an internationally leading research institute and contribute to impactful communication and stakeholder engagement. Location: Stockholm, Sweden Deadline: 17 October 2021 Length of contract: Permanent Start date: ASAP The Communications Officer will support stakeholder engagement, outreach and project coordination, including writing news stories and blogs about research results, tracking and recording contributions to changes in policy and practices, social media posts, videos and podcasts with project stakeholders, coordinating with SEI staff at other centres and external partners and planning and moderating events. External partners and stakeholders include universities and other research institutes, policymakers at the local and national levels, farmer organizations and value chain actors. In addition to the responsibilities described above, you will work with closely with the Agri Fo Se2030 team to support projects within the programme to develop and follow a Theory of Change (To C) and apply existing monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL) tools. Key duties and responsibilities Support stakeholder engagement in the Nordic region and globally Lead, develop and edit publication material, project websites and web content in collaboration with project teams Support Agri Fo Se2030 projects in their To C and MEL processes and guiding them in planning of their work with regards to To C Organize and support the design and implementation of project workshops and other events, both in-person and online Support media outreach in project target regions Coordinate with communications and research staff at SEI Africa, SEI Asia and SEI Latin America. Who you are We are looking for a person with at least 5 years of work experience in communications and stakeholder engagement, with an equivalent of at least 2 years working on issues related to agriculture, land use and sustainable development. You are a strong communicator and possess an excellent ability to initiate and drive tasks and ideas forward. You transform scientific information into impactful and simple messages and you enjoy engaging with target stakeholders. To succeed in this role, you should be driven, motivated, organized and a strong team player. Formal qualifications and knowledge Master’s in communications or other relevant field Interest and/or experience in agriculture, forestry and/or other land use sectors Experience working in international multidisciplinary project teams Hands-on experience with communications work such as writing for the web, including social media, text, photo and video editing Excellent command of English in speaking, writing, reading and comprehension. Experience with stakeholder engagement and ability to navigate within different policy contexts. Desirable skills and experience Good command of Swedish highly desirable Experience working in low-income regions with sustainable agriculture and land use Familiarity with climate change mitigation a plus, but not a strict requirement Experience with moderating different events and workshops. How to apply We are reviewing applications on an ongoing basis, so please submit your application as soon as possible, but no later than 17 October 2021, 23:59 Stockholm local time. Applications should be written in English and consist of a short CV and cover letter (maximum 1 page). As we only accept applications through our recruitment system, please apply online: cover letter highlighting relevant qualifications and experience curriculum vitae. Questions? Inquiries concerning the position can be directed to Matthew Fielding, Interim Head of Project Communications (matthew.fielding@sei.org). Inquiries concerning the recruitment process can be directed to My Persson, Recruitment and Competence Specialist (my.persson@sei.org). About SEI Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) is an independent, international research institute founded in 1989. Its mission is to support decision-making and induce change towards sustainable development around the world by providing integrative knowledge that bridges science and policy in the field of environment and development. SEI was ranked as the world’s top think tank on environmental policy issues in the 2020 Global Go To Think Tanks Index compiled by the University of Pennsylvania’s Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program. SEI has around 300 employees working at research centres in seven countries around the world. SEI’s headquarters are located in Stockholm, Sweden. Additional SEI research centres are located in Colombia (SEI Latin America), Estonia (SEI Tallinn), Kenya (SEI Africa), Thailand (SEI Asia), the United Kingdom (SEI York and SEI Oxford) and United States (SEI US).

Stift The Stockholm Environment Institute, Sei


  • Antal platser: 1
  • Timmar per vecka: 32 - 40 timmar
Sista ansökningsdag: 2021-10-17
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