Communications Manager

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Communications Manager

We are looking for a Communications Manager to be based in Jakarta to support the execution of a communication strategy within the country. Led by the Country Senior Communications Manager, and working with programme staff, the Communications Manager will create and manage campaigns related to internal and change communications, and external communications within the country. As the Communications Manager, you will be supporting marketing teams with the creation of content for the Education and Exams businesses. You will create or adapt online and printed communications materials – over-see, write and/or edit collateral including websites, events calendar, press releases, brochures and printed material to a variety of internal and external audiences including major donors and prospects, industry-specific networks, and the general public. You will also be accountable for supporting relationships with the media stakeholders and publicity campaigns managed by partners and contracted agents. You would have the opportunity to generate social media plans to support country impact and activities, align in-country plans with regional approaches to social media, and manage evaluation and analysis of social media engagement to improve engagement with target audiences. Occasional national and international travel and unsocial/evening hours working may be required.

To be considered a successful candidate for this role, you must have considerable experience in creating communications campaigns for different audiences across different platforms as well as managing social media campaigns. Demonstrable experience in event management leadership and excellent written and spoken English language skills are required. Candidates who have experience in copywriting and in creating and implementing press activities for a global organisation will be preferred. A relevant degree in communications, journalism, marketing is a must.

For more information please see role profile and British Council Generic Behaviours

If you are interested in applying and feel that you are suitable for the role, please apply before 13 May 2018 (23:59 UK Time). 

In our commitment to promote Equality, Diversity & Inclusion, kindly note that we are not interested in collecting any information that is irrelevant to the job such as marital status, age, photograph, etc. Applications lacking in information will not be considered when we shortlist for any roles.

About the British Council

The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. We create friendly knowledge and understanding between the people of the UK and other countries. We do this by making a positive contribution to the UK and the countries we work with – changing lives by creating opportunities, building connections and engendering trust.

Indonesia Operations

We have been in Indonesia since 1948. Every year, we reach out to thousands of students, educators, policymakers, academics, researchers, creative and entrepreneurs in Indonesia. We established British Council Indonesia Foundation in 2013 by the British Council in the UK to facilitate the delivery of its world-class English language training, teacher education programmes and assessment services to people in Indonesia.  British Council Indonesia Foundation and British Council in Indonesia, while separate entities, work in tandem to achieve the British Council’s vision of building friendly knowledge and understanding and creating international opportunities for the peoples of the UK and Indonesia – we are linked through our work in cultural relations.

Internal candidates only: please remember to include the full version of your most recent end-of-year-record of performance and confirm when the system prompts you to, and that you have discussed the application with both your line and centre manager. 

Valuing diversity is essential to the British Council’s work. We aim to abide by and promote equality legislation by following both the letter and the spirit of it to try and avoid unjustified discrimination, recognising discrimination as a barrier to equality of opportunity, inclusion and human rights.

All staff worldwide are required to ensure their behaviour is consistent with our policies.

The British Council is a full member of Keeping Children Safe (KCS) and has achieved level 1 child safe certification. We believe that all children have the right to be protected from all forms of abuse as set out in Article 19, UNCRC, 1989 and that every child matters - everywhere in the world. In line with the British Council's Child Protection policy, any appointment is contingent on thorough checks including criminal record checks, in line with legal requirements.

02 May 2018



Jakarta, Indonesia

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Communications Manager

British Council (Indonesia)