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[Met-jobs] Opening position for Head of External Affairs Department at APEC Climate Center

From "Roger Brugge" <r.brugge@reading.ac.uk>
To "met-jobs@lists.reading.ac.uk" <met-jobs@lists.reading.ac.uk>
Date Fri, 4 Jan 2013 10:46:36 +0000

The full announcements are available on the APCC website 
(http://www.apcc21.org/eng/notice/opp/japcc0503_lst.jsp). 

Please find attached job description and application form for more details.

<JOB ANNOUNCEMENT>

Opening for Head of the External Affairs Department at the APEC Climate Center

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

a. Program Management

- He or she will report to the Director of APCC, working in close consultation 
with division heads and senior research scientists;
- Plan an overall events strategy including international symposia, workshops 
and seminars;
- Manage and organize international programs and written outputs, e.g. project 
proposals, draft background papers, analyses, and other publications;
- Manage international programs and contribute to international fundraising 
efforts; and
- Liaise with key industry stakeholders at various social events or conferences 
and attend relevant meetings.

b. Networking and communications with APEC and international stakeholders

- He or she will participate in regular coordination and information exchange 
with Science Advisory Committee members, Working Group members, and 
international agencies, as well as counterparts in APEC member economies, on 
regional issues;
- Build and maintain key strategic relationships with international 
organizations, government agencies in APEC member economies and APCC
- Represent and attend international forums on behalf of APCC and meetings, as 
appropriate.

c. Public relations

- Design and manage content for the APCC website
- Oversee APCC’s online strategy, including through the website & new media
- Manage and build APCC’s relationship with journalists and media


QUALIFICATIONS

- Master’s degree in Climate Science, Environmental Management, Natural 
Resource Management, Public Relations, Public Policy, Development Studies, or a 
related field
- More than 5 years’ progressive work experience in a relevant field
- Excellent communication skills, writing and speaking in English
- Ability to prepare, execute, and report on large-scale projects, training 
events and networking activities independently
- High level of social skills, ability to work in a multicultural environment, 
confident presentation skills
- Experience in administrative and logistical support for projects and events
- Flexibility and willingness to travel

BENEFITS

- Partial coverage of health and other insurance (according to Korean law), 
support for relocation to and housing in Busan, severance pay, 
performance-based incentives, and more.

SALARY

- USD 55,000– 70,000 per annum, including benefits. If the candidate has 
exceptionally good expertise and experience, salary can be negotiated. APCC 
reserves the right to hire someone with lower qualifications at a lower salary.


TO APPLY

Submit the (1) application form (downloaded at 
http://www.apcc21.org/eng/notice/opp/japcc0503_lst.jsp), (2) cover letter, a 
(3) Curriculum Vitae, and (4) three letters of recommendation to Mr. Seungwon 
Chung (swchung@apcc21.org<mailto:swchung@apcc21.org>) by 31 January 2013. If 
shortlisted, the applicants will be requested to submit additional documents 
including degree certificates and official transcripts. For more information, 
please contact Mr. Seungwon Chung 
(swchung@apcc21.org<mailto:swchung@apcc21.org>).

Attachment: Job Description (Head of External Affairs Department).doc
Description: Job Description (Head of External Affairs Department).doc

Attachment: Application form (Head of External Affairs Department).doc
Description: Application form (Head of External Affairs Department).doc



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