Vietnamese applications only

DURATION
1 year with opportunity to extend

SALARY
7,000,000 VND a month plus allowances (phone and transportation) 300,000 VND per month and housing support of 500,000 VND a month

START DATE
July 1 2019/ASAP

POSITION STRUCTURE
Reports directly to EPRC Director

Works with head keepers and volunteer co-ordinator to implement education programs

WHO WE ARE

The Endangered Primate Rescue Center, based in Cuc Phuong National Park, Ninh Binh province, is a not for profit project dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation, breeding, research and conservation ofVietnam’s endangered and critically endangered primate species.

The primary function of the EPRC is to provide rescue and rehabilitation to endangered and critically endangered primates that have been confiscated from illegal wildlife trade. We have established captive populations of highly endangered primate species, with a final aim to reintroduce and release these animals as stable family groups into well-protected natural areas. During this process we work to achieve our goals with compassion, commitment, transparency and co-operation.

We’re looking for a Communication Officer to help us achieving our goals.

RESPONSIBILITIES

The Communication Officer position is a full-time position based in Cuc Phuong National Park, Ninh Binh. The employee will sign a 1 year contract to be in charge of our communication and education. The Communications Officer works directly with the Director of the EPRC to:

  • Maintain and update EPRC social media with creative and engaging material daily
  • Assist the project manager in maintaining and updating the EPRC website
  • Collaborate with educators at Save Vietnams Wildlife, Asian Turtle Program and Cuc Phuong National Park Conservation Awareness Program to ensure local education programs complement each other
  • Communicate effectively with schools to ensure positive working relationships
  • Host schools at the EPRC (both local and international) and plan education activities that are engaging and informative
  • Provide accurate translations to the managing director during various contexts

REQUIREMENTS

  • Vietnamese Nationals only
  • Fluent in Vietnamese and English- able to provide written translation and fluent in conversational English in an international environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work independently
  • Experience in environment and/or wildlife conservation non-profit organizations preferred
  • Entry level experience in communication, particularly in social media platforms
  • Knowledge or experience in webmastering and CMS/wordpress
  • Interest in graphic design, photography, and video editing
  • Willingness to develop education campaigns and support
  • Possess a willingness to learn new skills
  • Able to manage priorities and meet deadlines
  • Accountability and honesty
  • Patience and flexibility

BENEFITS

  • Working for an NGO that protects wildlife
  • Working in an English speaking environment
  • Working in an office based in beautiful Cuc Phuong National Park
  • Possible opportunities for work trips around Vietnam and internationally
  • Various communication learning opportunities from international consultants and advisors

HOW TO APPLY

Send a cover letter and a recent CV, in English and Vietnamese to caroline.rowley@eprc.asia

Applications close on the 1st of JUNE 2019.

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