(See detailed Term of Reference at APCOM website / "Work with Us")
DIGITAL MONITORING OFFICER
3.a. About APCOM’s online platforms and web-based activities
APCOM administers several online platforms to store and disseminate information and engage with the community and stakeholders. In addition to The Source, www.apcom.org, APCOM is also managing its own social media accounts and platforms including Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube. APCOM is also managing several resource online hubs including www.PrEPmap.org, which will be upgraded to www.innovationsmap.org. The new online resource map will present status updates on HIV innovations e.g. Daily PrEP, Event-Driven PrEP, HIV self-testing, ‘Undetectable=Untransmittable’.
3.b. About TestBKK
TestBKK is a HIV testing campaign in Bangkok, and it is a part of the regional TestXXX campaign. Other sites that are part of the regional TestXXX campaign includes Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam), Hong Kong (China), Jakarta (Indonesia), and Manila (the Philippines).
As APCOM’s flagship regional sexual health campaign targeting young gay men in Asian cities with high HIV prevalence among gay men and other men who have sex with men (MSM) demography. The campaign aims to complement the existing testing services in Bangkok in reaching a wider young MSM audience and generating HIV prevention, support, and care service uptakes among them. The TestBKK campaign is part of the U.S. Agency for International Development awarded to FHI 360 called the Linkages across the Continuum of HIV Services for Key Populations Affected by HIV (LINKAGES) project. This is a global cooperative agreement funded by the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief. The main activities under the conduct a range of activities to reduce HIV transmission among key populations — sex workers, men who have sex with men, transgender persons and people who inject drugs — and to improve their enrollment and retention in HV services.
The campaign combines innovative, humorous short videos which highlight key messages about the importance of testing, and a comprehensive web –based resource providing practical information about gay and MSM-friendly services in Bangkok providing HIV tests, as well as general HIV prevention information including the importance of consistent use of condoms and water- or silicone-based lubricants – all targeted at the younger generation that are more on-line based and using dating apps. It also capacitates the community organizations to upskill its staff to do on-line outreach, and being able to reach those that national programmes are not yet able to reach.
3.c. Roles and Responsibilities
The Digital Monitoring Officer will closely work with APCOM’s Communications Team and TestBKK team to implement APCOM social media activities and TestBKK campaign activities. The position will undertake the following tasks/activities and produce the expected deliverables:
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS
A university degree in communications, marketing, journalism, IT, or other related studies,
PREPARING YOUR APPLICATION:
If you think you have the passion, skills and qualifications for this position and would like to join our team please prepare your application by addressing each point listed in section 4 ‘Knowledge and Skill Requirements’ in the above position description/brief in your cover letter. You are required to state how your skills, knowledge, experience and qualifications relate to the position. It is recommended that you address each criterion separately in point form. You should use statements with examples that clearly demonstrate your competency in a particular area.
Applicants who fail to demonstrate that they meet the requirements and failure to submit the concept note will not be invited to attend an interview.
Please attach this application along with your CV, covering letter stating your proposed monthly rate and submit to the APCOM Secretariat by emailing JoinUs@apcom.org no later than 05 February 2021 5:00 PM GMT+7.
The completeness and relevance of your application will determine whether or not you are called for an interview. Where a large number of applicants meet the essential and desirable requirements, only those applicants who most strongly meet the requirements will be selected for interview.
Please ensure that you have attached and included the following information to ensure you application is complete.
☑ CV with 3 references
☑ Application addressing each point listed in Section 4 ‘Knowledge and Skill Requirements’
☑ Cover Letter (Please explain how you meet the qualifications outlined in this Terms of reference, and why you consider yourself appropriate for the role. Please include proposed monthly salary in Thai Baht)
Contact : JoinUs@apcom.org