Tetra Tech DPK seeks a part-time Public Outreach
Specialist to support the U.S. Agency for International
Development (USAID)-funded Jamaica Community
Empowerment and Transformation Phase II (COMET
II) project. The project is designed to strengthen
community and civil society organizations, increase
citizen cooperation and accountability, strengthen
juvenile justice and youth at-risk programs, and
further support community based policing practices.
The project will also support improvements in the
adaptive capacity of communities to prepare for the
impacts of extreme weather events and to address
global climate change adaptation issues.
Under the supervision of and reporting directly to the
chief of party, the Public Outreach Specialist will be
responsible for the implementation of the following
Successfully place at least three media slots per month
that feature one of the following: one COMET II grantee;
a COMET II community/organization addressing issues
that COMET II targets; or an activity supported by COMET
II or partner organization. The ultimate goal being to high
light the positive development in the communities and
the work of these entities and partners to address issues
of concern to their communities.
Arrange logistics for the opening of Community Resource
Centers (CRC) inclusive of scene setters, draft speeches,
agenda, invitations, media coverage. Follow-up with
media houses on press releases or media coverage of
Draft one success story per month for USAID including
identifying story topics, collecting information, gathering
quotations, and drafting and/or editing the success
stories prior to submission to USAID.
Other related tasks as requested by the Chief of Party