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Communications
Officer

The Communications Officer will be responsible for enhancing the visibility and outreach efforts of the Philippine Eagle Foundation through strategic communication initiatives. This includes managing the foundation’s newsletter, producing the annual report, and handling media relations to effectively communicate the organization’s mission, activities, and achievements to various stakeholders. This opening is URGENT, applications are encouraged to be sent ASAP.

Responsibilities:

The Communications Officer will be responsible for the following tasks:

  1. Newsletter Management

    • Coordinate the creation, editing, and distribution of the foundation’s newsletter regularly.

    • Gather stories and updates from relevant departments and stakeholders within the organization.

    • Ensure that the newsletter content aligns with the foundation’s communication objectives and reflects its activities, achievements, and impact.

  2. Annual Report Production

    • Lead the development and production of the foundation’s annual report.

    • Work closely with the other program to gather relevant data, statistics, and accomplishments to include in the report.

    • Draft compelling narratives, infographics, and visuals to effectively showcase the foundation’s achievements and impact over the reporting period.

    • Coordinate the printing and distribution of the annual report in both print and digital formats.

  3. Media Relations

    • Serve as the primary point of contact for media inquiries and requests.

    • Develop and maintain relationships with journalists, reporters, and media outlets to generate coverage of the foundation’s initiatives, events, and milestones.

    • Write press releases, media pitches, and other materials to promote the foundation’s work and raise awareness about the key conservation issues.

    • Monitor media coverage and track the impact of communication efforts.

  4. Official Email Management

    • Manage and monitor the foundation’s official email address, ensuring timely responses to inquiries, requests, and correspondence.

    • Coordinate with relevant departments or staff members to address inquiries or forward emails to the appropriate contacts within the organization.

    • Draft and send professional and courteous responses to emails received, maintaining the organization’s brand identity and communication standards.

    • Organize and archive email correspondence for reference and record-keeping purposes.

  5. Oversight of Educational Materials

    • Work closely with the PEC Education and Marketing Coordinators to ensure that all educational materials, including brochures, presentations, and educational resources, comply with the foundation’s branding guidelines and uphold its reputation;

    • Work with the Education, Marketing Coordinators, and Creative Content Associate on content development, design elements, and messaging to maintain consistency and alignment with the foundation’s communication objectives;

    • Collaborate with the Education and Marketing Coordinators to develop communication strategies and messaging for educational programs and initiatives, ensuring they align with the foundation’s overall communication strategy and goals.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, or a related field;

  • Proven experience in communications, public relations, or media relations, preferably in the non-profit sector or conservation field;

  • Excellent writing and editing skills, with the ability to craft clear, concise, and engaging content for different audiences;

  • Strong time management skills, with the ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines;

  • Proficiency in software and other publishing tools for newsletter and report production;

  • Knowledge of media relations strategies and techniques, securing media coverage;

  • Familiarity with environmental or conservation issues, particularly related to wildlife conservation, is desirable;

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues and external partners.

 

Duration and Location:

This is a full-time position based at the Philippine Eagle Foundation headquarters in Davao City. The initial contract duration will be 6 months, with the possibility of extensions based on performance.

Application Process:

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and portfolio showcasing relevant work samples to: sunbird2371@gmail.com or to steffmadrona@philippineeaglefoundation.org . Please indicate “Communications Officer Application” in the subject line. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Address your letter to: Mr. Dennis Joseph I. Salvador, Executive Director Philippine Eagle Foundation

Evaluation and Selection:

Candidates will be evaluated based on their qualifications, experience, skills, and sustainability for the role. The selection process may include interviews, writing assessments, and reference check.

Finance Officer

Terms of reference:

  • Oversee the operations of finance department and help ensure its continued viability

  • Control financial planning and strategically plan finances

  • Prepare reports and document covering accounting transaction for management review

  • Manages compliance with regulatory agencies (BIR, SEC, local government, etc)

  •  Constant monitoring of grant reports to ensure compliance thresholds under terms and conditions of grant agreements.

  • In-charge with assisting external audits.

  • Full-time position, based in Malagos, Davao City

Qualifications:

  • Graduate of Accountancy, Finance or Management (CPA preferred)

  • With at least 3 years of supervisory experience.

  • With strong grasp of numbers and good analytical and communication skills

  • Has the ability to delegate and manage the work of the team.

  • A keen eye for detail and desire to probe further into data.

  • Excellent attitude; works well under pressure; a team player

Submit your application letter and curriculum vitae to Mr. Dennis Joseph Salvador, Executive Director, by sending an email to  info@philippineeaglefoundation.org, kindly copy our HR/Logistics Officer, Gliceria Ibañez, sunbird2371@yahoo.com.

Deadline of submission is on January 25, 2024.

Project Manager

Location: PEF Project Sites in Bukidnon

Duration:  6 months

Reporting to/Supervisor: Culture-based Conservation Program Head

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Assist the culture-based conservation program manager in executing multi-layered coordination and collaboration with partners

  2. Assist the Culture-based Conservation Manager in leading, managing, supervising staff, and facilitating the flow of essential information among project team members to develop team potential and leadership by applying multi-year staffing plan development for the foundation utilizing consistent methodology and language established within the resource planning tool

  3. Lead and implement project deliverables based on the approved work and financial plan of the community-based conservation projects in harmony with the research and conservation team

  4. Build partnerships and facilitate consortium building for all project sites. 

  5. Together with or assigned with, the Culture-Based Community Development Coordinator will negotiate in consultation with the culture-based conservation manager

  6. Manage and ensure gender-disaggregated beneficiary of all projects

  7. Ensure timely delivery of project results, reports, and project documents

  8. Assess project risks and issues and provide solutions where applicable.

  9. Other functions may include coordination with the organization's technical and management team for finance and accounting-related concerns and the grant funding agency for the financial and technical reports

  10. Adheres to PEF Protocols: Child Protection Policy, human resource and finance protocols and standards of procedures and Biosafety protocols

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in community or social development, social work, sociology, or other social sciences or related fields.

  • Proficient in writing reports and manuals, and conducting training.

  • Ability to work, advocate, and network with various stakeholders.

  • Five (5) years experience in any related field.

  • Exceptional verbal, written, and presentation skills.

  • Ability to lead a team and work effectively, independently, or as part of a team.

  • Competency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook and other programs

  • Knowledge of file management, transcription, and other documentation procedures.

  • Skillful in Monitoring and Evaluation.

  • Ability to work with tight deadlines.

  • Can work under pressure with minimum supervision; and 

  • Willing to be assigned to project sites in Mindanao.

Submit your application letter and curriculum vitae to Mr. Dennis Joseph Salvador, Executive Director, by sending an email to  info@philippineeaglefoundation.org, kindly copy our HR/Logistics Officer, Gliceria Ibañez, sunbird2371@yahoo.com.

Deadline of submission is on January 25, 2024.

Project Officer
for Agroforestry

Location: PEF Project Sites in Bukidnon

Duration:  6 months

Reporting to/Supervisor: Culture-based Conservation Program Head

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Works collaboratively and in harmony with the Research and Conservation Program to produce timely output of the project;

  2. Organize and efficiently work with small farm holders to establish regenerative agroforestry in PE sites

  3. Responsible for farm planning and training of small farm holders

  4. Produce regenerative agroforestry maps

  5. Conduct soil analysis

  6. Lead the local agroforestry technicians in nursery establishment and monitoring in satellite native tree nurseries in Bukidnon

  7. Lead the local agroforestry technicians in the monitoring and physical plant tagging for planted trees in agroforestry sites

  8. Works with the project manager in project partnerships to boast regenerative agroforestry in PE sites.

  9. Conduct the biodiversity surveys for plants within the Northern Pantaron Range and other sites

  10. Lead the forest guards in wildlings collections

  11. Train farmers on Carbon stock assessment

  12. Adheres to PEF-required administrative tasks such as the following:

    1. Timely and efficient project implementation of deliverables with productive results;

    2. Ensuring project deadlines are met;

    3. Adheres to PEF’s framework by preparing and submitting narrative reports and documentation

    4. Submits timely liquidations of all financial accountabilities

    5. Strictly follow human resource protocols and standards of procedures

    6. Strictly follow the child protection policy of the organization

Required Qualifications:

  • Must be a Licensed Forester with experience in Agroforestry;

  • Knowledgeable and has hands-on experience in Nursery Establishment (i.e., native & fruit tree species), Community Agroforestry, Carbon Stock Assessment, Drone operation and GIS mapping;

  • Proficient in writing reports and manuals, and conducting training.

  • Ability to work, advocate, and network with various stakeholders.

  • Three (3) years experience in agroforestry.

  • Good verbal, written, and presentation skills.

  • Ability to lead a team and work effectively

  • Ability to organize community

  • Can conduct training and capacity-building;

  • Experience in project implementation, monitoring, and reporting;

  • Can work under pressure with minimum supervision;

  • Can multi-task and be a team player

Submit your application letter and curriculum vitae to Mr. Dennis Joseph Salvador, Executive Director, by sending an email to  info@philippineeaglefoundation.org, kindly copy our HR/Logistics Officer, Gliceria Ibañez, sunbird2371@yahoo.com.

Deadline of submission is on January 25, 2024.

Project Officer
for Agroforestry

Location: PEF Project Sites in Leyte

Duration:  6 months

Reporting to/Supervisor: Culture-based Conservation Program Head

Overview of the Post:

The Project Officer is responsible for ensuring program and project delivery. The project officer helps the project teams manage resources and information and assist with scheduling and planning meetings and project activities. The project officer role may include additional duties and responsibilities and require expertise in a specific area, such as community organizing, communications, and human resources.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Works collaboratively and in harmony with the Research and Conservation Program to produce timely output of the project;

  2. Lead the Local Community Organizer to organize and efficiently work with local communities in formulating and realizing local conservation plans

  3. Conduct Community Education and Public Awareness (CEPA) in identified Philippine Eagle sites/communities in Leyte and Southern Leyte as pre and post-Philippine Eagle translocation release

  4. Facilitate stakeholder coordination, planning, and meetings for the Philippine Eagle Translocation

  5. Assist the research and conservation team on the Philippine Eagle surveys assessment, mapping and translocation

  6. Facilitate nature-based solutions and biodiversity-friendly livelihood and enterprise projects in the community

  7. Capacitate and Manage Forest Guards

  8. Popularization of Community Development Plans

  9. Adheres to PEF-required administrative tasks such as the following:

    1. Timely and efficient project implementation of deliverables with productive results;

    2. Ensuring project deadlines are met;

    3. Timely submit plans, narrative reports and documentation using PEF-required templates

    4. Submits timely liquidations of all financial accountabilities

    5. Strictly follow human resource, biosafety protocols and standards of procedures

    6. Strictly follow the child protection policy of the organization

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in community or social development, social sciences or any related field of study.

  • Three (3) years experience in community development work.

  • Good verbal, written, and presentation skills.

  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.

  • Competency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook.

  • Knowledge of file management, transcription, and other administrative procedures.

  • Ability to work on tight deadlines.

  • Can work under pressure with minimum supervision; and 

  • Willing to be assigned to project sites in Leyte Province

Submit your application letter and curriculum vitae to Mr. Dennis Joseph Salvador, Executive Director, by sending an email to  info@philippineeaglefoundation.org, kindly copy our HR/Logistics Officer, Gliceria Ibañez, sunbird2371@yahoo.com.

Deadline of submission is on January 25, 2024.

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