Wanted: Alerts Officer

SEAPA Vacancy: Alerts and Communications Officer

Southeast Asian Press Alliance (SEAPA) is looking for a dynamic, highly motivated and suitably qualified person to join its team in Bangkok, Thailand as the Alerts and Communications Officer.

Main responsibilities:

  • Monitor and prepare alerts and articles on violations of freedom of expression in the region, in collaboration with member and partner organizations
  • Plan and manage content on the organization and issues advocated by SEAPA for regional and international dissemination using online and offline communication tools
  • Work closely with the Campaign Coordinator to ensure actions and campaigns are communicated widely to stakeholders and effectively mobilized
  • Help develop and maintain an effective communications strategy for SEAPA


  • Relevant university degree or professional qualification
  • Demonstrated strong writing and editing skills in English
  • Has at least five years’ relevant experience working with the print/broadcasting/online media and has in-depth understanding of media, press freedom, freedom of information and freedom of expression issues across Southeast Asia
  • Good public speaking skills. Prior working experience in NGOs promoting/protecting human rights is an advantage
  • Has a strong command of spoken and written English, and able to speak and write in at least another language of Southeast Asia
  • Familiar with various content management systems and have experience managing online content
  • Able to travel, when necessary, within or outside the region.

Applicants should email a motivation letter, a two-page curriculum vitae, sample work or portfolio, and expected salary, to employment@seapa.org not later than 25 January 2012. Only short-listed applicants will be notified via email.

Check this link: http://www.seapabkk.org/component/content/article/4-programs/100548-vacancy-announcement.html


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