CAREERS IN CONSERVATION

Rise up to the challenge and help us make a better world for the Philippine Eagle and the Filipino people. Explore our job openings below and apply today!

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Forest Restoration Officer

 

We are hiring a Forest Restoration Officer. If you are passionate about nature and trees, then you might just be who we are looking for!

Duration:         Six months; renewable to 1-year contract, subject to satisfactory performance.

Salary:            Entry Level           

Duty Station:   Based at the Philippine Eagle Center, but with periodic work duties at the ALI Davao Carbon Forest (ADCF) in Bago Gallera, Toril,                           Davao City and the Monkayo Pag-asa Carbon Forest (MPCF) in Monkayo, Davao de Oro. As needed, the FRO might also spend                             the night at the staff quarters at the ADCF or MPCF.

 

Brief Project Description

The PEF’s Carbon Forest Program aims to restore a total of 31 hectares of grasslands and shrublands within the ADCF (11 hectares) and the MPCF (20 hectares) to its original forest state. Apart from achieving the program’s Carbon Offsetting targets, these properties shall also become “green spaces” that (i) serve as a watershed, (ii) provide habitat for urban wildlife, and also a (iii) potential nature park for the public.  This initiative is managed by the Philippine Eagle Foundation (PEF).

 

Job Responsibilities

Reporting directly to the Director for Research and Conservation (DRAC). The project officer is responsible for assisting the Project Forester (PFO), the Nursery Officer (NO), and the Forest Restoration Aide (FRA) in delivering the outputs as reflected in the Annual Work and Financial Plan. The FRO will be responsible for the following:

  •           Writing the quarterly and terminal reports for the project;

  •           Preparing budget requests, and liquidating them following organization guidelines;

  •           Assisting in organizing and training community members who have signed up as carbon forest warriors;

  •           Facilitating online fundraising campaigns and other events to promote the restoration activities;

  •           Managing volunteers, including screening and deployment;

  •           Conducting safety orientation and ensuring the safety of the people working inside the carbon forests and;

  •           Liaising with principal partners (Ayala Land Inc, RRG Inc, LGU Monkayo, LGU Davao City, etc.), partner organizations, volunteers,                    and staff regarding project activities and other concerns; and

  •           Performing other tasks as requested by the Director for Research and Conservation.

Qualifications/Skills

  •           Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following disciplines: Forestry, Environmental Science, Agriculture, and allied courses;

  •           Has good report writing skills;

  •           Proficient in Bisaya, Filipino and English;

  •           Has good social skills;

  •           Excellent skills in Office applications (Word, Excel and Powerpoint)

  •           Knowledge in social media and online meeting apps would be an advantage;

  •           Has a passion for nature and the propagation and care of native trees; and

  •           Team player

To submit an application letter with attached CV/resume, or for inquiries, please contact Bing B. Ibañez: email, bingibanez@philippineeaglefoundation.org and sunbird2371@yahoo.com, or mobile, 09178627146.

Communications Officer

 

We are hiring an experienced Communications Officer to help us promote our mission and vision. If you are creative, hardworking, and love wildlife or nature in general, you can make a difference by joining our team!

 

Job responsibilities

  • Write and edit communications materials including press releases, blog posts, and social media content

  • Develop the layout and production of the organization’s marketing and communications collaterals including quarterly newsletter, Annual Report, and social media content 

  • As in-house designer and artist, maintain and promote the PEF brand by ensuring that all communications and marketing materials align with brand standards

  • Maintain and develop content and layouts for Foundation website and social media accounts

  • Manage the Foundation’s media archive including photos and videos

  • Monitor the PEF’s mileages online and in traditional media

Qualifications/Skills

  • At least one year experience in a communications, marketing or any related position

  • With knowledge or experience in website management 

  • Understand best practices in social media including Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter

  • With knowledge or experience in graphic design 

  • Knowledge of Adobe PhotoShop, InDesign, or Illustrator is an asset

  • Hardworking with keen interest to learn about conservation

  • Ability to effectively communicate with media, donors, partners, and the general public

  • Strong communicator who works well with a team 

  • Strategic and can identify ways to improve communication efforts

  • Resourceful and can take initiative even with minimal direction

Submit your application letter and curriculum vitae to Bing Ibañez at bingibanez@philippineeaglefoundation.org and sunbird2371@yahoo.com

Deadline of submission is on December 16, 2021.