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SOCIAL MEDIA SENIOR EXECUTIVE

 

The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) is a not-for-profit, international membership organisation and certification standard that is working to transform markets to make sustainable palm oil the norm. To do this, we unite stakeholders from all sectors of the palm oil supply chain and civil society to develop and implement global standards for sustainable palm oil production and procurement. Our mission is to create a space where palm oil agriculture and the environment can co-exist.

Since its inception in 2014, RSPO has enjoyed rapid growth and today has more than 4,800 members from 96 countries, including oil palm producers, processors, traders, consumer goods manufacturers, retailers, banks, and non-governmental organisations. Thanks to the commitments and actions of these members, nearly 20% of the global supply of palm oil is already certified as sustainable.

At RSPO, we believe that a non-profit organisation is made successful by the passion, skills, and expertise of its people. They are the ones who drive our organisation to new heights and guide us through the next phases of our development.

Digital communications is an essential part of our daily operations, stakeholder engagement and mission to raise awareness for sustainable palm oil. Across all social media channels, RSPO is the leading voice in the palm oil debate, and often the first point of education for conscious consumers, journalists, and members.

The candidate will report to the Head of Digital Communications and work within an expanding Communications Department to implement our communications strategy, help educate the public about RSPO’s sustainable standards, and to respond to emerging news across our digital channels. The ideal candidate will be passionate about sustainability and delivering creative digital campaigns that engage a broad range of stakeholders around the world.

KEY ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Oversee day-to-day community management and delivery of digital campaigns, ensuring brand consistency in tone, voice, artwork and terminology on RSPO social media channels;
  2. Working with RSPO’s social media agency, create actionable plans which both grow and maintain followers through RSPO’s social media platforms Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn;
  3. Liaise on all aspects of social media interaction between RSPO and the incumbent social media agency, RSPO and our audiences, and ensure a positive follower experience;
  4. Help raise awareness for sustainable palm oil and RSPO’s mission across digital channels;
  5. Ensure progress on all platforms by using analytical tools such as Google Analytics and others;
  6. Contribute to the creation and implementation of the monthly and quarterly editorial calendar which includes the overarching strategy and agency KPIs; and
  7. Help drive the development of our brand and business to consumer communications. 

ESSENTIAL ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL SKILLS

  • Bachelor's degree in marketing, journalism, public relations or a related field;
  • 2-4 years of experience in social media community management;
  • Strong computer skills using MS Office, Adobe Creative Suites and other design software such as Canva;
  • Proficient using multi-social posting programmes such as Hootsuite, Sprout and HubSpot;
  • Relevant experience determining a target audience and how to cater unique marketing campaigns to capture their attention, and growing audience size;
  • A track record of working in social media, developing, producing and delivering social media content and campaigns;
  • Experience of using SEO, data and analytics to inform writing, planning and decision making;
  • Experience working across multiple projects, with an ability to prioritise and deliver results;
  • Relationships with third-party social media platforms and experience of working with new and emerging online technologies and tools to develop digital and social media content;
  • Sound editorial judgement and the appetite to take on editorial responsibility for RSPO’s Social Media channels;
  • Proficiency in English with good communication skills and the ability to establish cooperation and rapport with internal and external parties of different nationalities;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a passion for engaging with different social media communities;
  • Conscientious and willing to take responsibility;
  • High integrity, nimble and a good team player; and
  • Based in Europe or Asia-Pacific, with sufficient internet bandwidth to work remotely.

DESIRABLE PROFESSIONAL SKILLS:

  • Professional certification in Google Analytics
  • Familiarity with the field of sustainability, certification standards and/or eco-labels 
  • Proficiency in graphic design for social elements
  • Professional competency in French, Bahasa Indonesia and/or Spanish.

WHAT’S ON OFFER

Your commitment and passion to drive innovation will be rewarded with an opportunity to work in an international multi-stakeholder organisation, where making a difference to People, Planet and Prosperity is not just a statement, but what we passionately believe in.

Operating within a dynamic and fast-paced environment, you will enjoy functioning within a role that offers the opportunity to broaden your skillset and develop your capabilities.

HOW TO APPLY

Qualified applicants are invited to send in their updated CV giving comprehensive details of educational background, work experience, and related achievements to careers@rspo.org

**RSPO is an equal opportunity employer. Due to the volume of applications received, only shortlisted candidates will be notified.**


 

 

HEAD OF GOVERNMENT RELATIONS

The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) is a not-for-profit, international membership organisation that is working to transform markets to make sustainable palm oil the norm. To do this, we have united stakeholders from all sectors of the palm oil supply chain and civil society to develop and implement global standards for sustainable palm oil production and procurement.

Since its inception in 2014, RSPO has enjoyed rapid growth and today has more than 4,800 members from 96 countries, including oil palm producers, processors, traders, consumer goods manufacturers, retailers, banks, and non-governmental organisations. Thanks to the commitments and actions of these members, nearly 20% of the global supply of palm oil is already certified as sustainable.

At RSPO, we believe that a non-profit organisation is made successful by the passion, skills, and expertise of its people. They are the ones who drive our organisation to new heights and guide us through the next phases of our development.

As a multi-stakeholder organisation, the RSPO relies on creating interconnectivity between civil society, business and governments. The RSPO is seeking an experienced and strategic individual to fill the position of Head of Government Relations to help foster these ties and build out a government relations program globally for the organisation. This individual will support the Global Director of Outreach and Engagement in designing and executing a strategic vision for RSPO engages with governments across the globe, with a focus on key markets such as Indonesia, Malaysia, India, China, the European Union, and the United States.

KEY ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Lead and develop internal government relations staff in important RSPO geographies
  2. Manage industry and trade association memberships;
  3. Contribute to external policy communications as it relates to government relations;
  4. When required, hire and manage external lobbying teams and work with internal and external communications teams;
  5. Work with members to maximise the impact of the efforts of RSPO;
  6. Build and maintain political and industry relationships; and
  7. Work seamlessly with the company’s leadership team to understand the complex issues and areas where the RSPO must succeed.

ESSENTIAL ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL SKILLS

  • Either a degree in political science or any related fields;
  • A minimum of eight (8) years of working experience in a mid-management role specifically in government affairs;
  • Experience in a global environment working with varying governments and government agencies;
  • Experienced with the policymaking process with a strong record of leading and delivering effective results;
  • Proven management and leadership skills, including evidence of crafting and successfully executing significant government relations campaigns;
  • A skilled internal and external relationship builder, with the ability to construct and maintain strong networks of policy influence within the industry and governing institutions
  • Effective public speaking and presentation skills;
  • Conscientious and willing to take responsibility;
  • Experience integrating public policy with organisation or business strategy; and
  • High integrity and a good team player.

DESIRABLE PROFESSIONAL SKILLS

  • High proficiency in English with good communication skills, writing ability and the capability to establish cooperation and rapport with internal and external parties in different regions;
  • Knowledge of monitoring platforms such as FiscalNote and/or Qurom;
  • Familiar with sustainability issues in palm oil/forestry or any other commodities; and
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).

WHAT’S ON OFFER

Your commitment and passion to drive innovation will be rewarded with an opportunity to work in an international multi-stakeholder organisation, where making a difference to People, Planet and Prosperity is not just a statement, but what we passionately believe in.

Operating within a dynamic and fast-paced environment, you will enjoy functioning within a role that offers the opportunity to broaden your skillset and develop your capabilities.

HOW TO APPLY

Qualified applicants are invited to send in their updated CV giving comprehensive details of educational background, work experience, and related achievements to careers@rspo.org

**RSPO is an equal opportunity employer. Due to the volume of applications received, only shortlisted candidates will be notified.**

 

RISK MANAGEMENT & MONITORING MANAGER

LOCATION OF POSITION

Virtual Position

OVERVIEW OF THE POSITION

The Risk Management & Monitoring (RMM) Manager is responsible to implement and continuously improvise a transparent and robust system to identify, assess, measure, treat, monitor, and report risks based on Risk Management and Risk Monitoring procedures.

KEY ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Lead the process for developing relevant risk policies and procedure by
  • Continuously assessing and/or measuring RSPO’s exposure to identified risks and related responsibilities and responses required.
  • Establishing and implementing an early warning/trigger system for risks.
  • Influencing and proposing appropriate risk mitigation actions.
  • Developing and maintaining links with the RSPO membership to assist in developing functional risks specifications and identifications
  1. Implement ‘proactive’ monitoring and reporting framework and/or systems
  2. Implement procedures, frameworks and/or systems for ‘reactive’ monitoring and reporting on:
  • Compliance to Complaints Panel’s directive(s) on post complaints monitoring.
  • Specific investigation (field and/or desktop) as and when required.
  • RSPO members’ adherence to required procedures.
  1. Develop and oversee the implementation of monitoring plans and ensure effective implementation of developed ‘reactive’ and ‘proactive’ monitoring and reporting through close collaboration with the GIS and Investigation desks.
  2. Facilitate communication with the RSPO Stakeholders in relation to the RMM scope of works.

THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT

You should have a Bachelors’ degree and/or Master’s degree in the related fields (Forestry, Law, Sociology, and Management) with the minimum 8 years of experience in compliance and/or Auditing the Palm Oil Industry. A good understanding of Risk Management and Monitoring, and experience in evaluating the risk, develop the internal guideline of Risk Management and Monitoring, and implementation of the Risk Management and Monitoring Procedure.

WHAT’S ON OFFER

Your commitment and passion to drive innovation will be rewarded with an opportunity to work in an international multi-stakeholder organisation, where making a difference to People, Planet and Prosperity is not just a statement, but what we passionately believe in. 

Operating within a dynamic and fast-paced environment, you will enjoy functioning within a role that offers the opportunity to broaden your skill set and develop your capabilities.

HOW TO APPLY

Qualified applicants are invited to send in their updated CV giving comprehensive details of educational background, work experience, and related achievements to careers@rspo.org

**RSPO is an equal opportunity employer. Due to the volume of applications received, only shortlisted candidates will be notified.