Job: Media Trainer (closed)

USAID Wildlife Asia is looking for a Media Trainer (Short-Term Technical Assistance) for the Wildlife Trafficking Investigative Media Workshop.
SCOPE OF WORK: MEDIA TRAINER
 
USAID WILDLIFE ASIA
 
WILDLIFE TRAFFICKING INVESTIGATIVE MEDIA WORKSHOP
 
SEPTEMBER 10-14, 2018
 
BANGKOK AND RATCHABURI, THAILAND 
 
ABOUT THE PROJECT: Started in 2016, the USAID Wildlife Asia Activity seeks to significantly reduce wildlife crime in Southeast Asia and China by employing a comprehensive regional cooperation approach. Specifically, Wildlife Asia will (i) Reduce consumer demand for wildlife and wildlife products in target areas;(ii) Strengthen regional law enforcement capacity and coordination; (iii) Increase commitment to addressing counter wildlife trafficking (CWT); and, (iv) Support the USAID Regional Development Mission for Asia’s (RDMA’s) coordination of regional CWT stakeholders and efforts to strengthen the US Government (USG) interagency CWT initiatives.
 
USAID Wildlife Asia is based in Bangkok, Thailand and the geographic scope includes all ASEAN countries, with a focus on the Lower Mekong (Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, and Cambodia) and China. The species of primary interest are elephants (ivory), pangolins, rhinos (rhino horn), and Asian big cats. This activity is the first Task Order under the USAID/Asia Counter Wildlife Trafficking (CWT) Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract.
 
TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITES
 
The Media Trainer will be responsible for completing the following tasks and activities for the upcoming
USAID Wildlife Asia Regional Media Workshop: 
  1. Work with USAID Wildlife Asia team to prepare agenda, design the sessions, interactive exercises, workshop materials such as case studies, handouts for participants, evaluation form, and workshop report.
  2. Participate in meetings with USAID Wildlife Asia to define the parameters of the event and resources available for this workshop.
  3. Serve as the Lead Media Trainer for all sessions starting from the Opening Session to the Closing Session for the workshop.
  4. Ensure the workshop participants are appropriately selected and mid-professional.
  5. Ensure participants will obtain information from resource persons and participate actively in the session.
  6. Review and comment news stories produced by participants to meet the media outlet publishing standard.
DELIVERABLES AND QUALITY STANDARDS
 
The Media Trainer is responsible for working in close collaboration with the Communications, Outreach and Learning Specialist, USAID Wildlife Asia, in facilitating the workshop sessions both in-class and field trip during September 10-14, 2018, in Bangkok and Ratchaburi. The Media Trainer will submit all deliverables to USAID Wildlife Asia in accordance with USAID Wildlife Asia’s deadlines, quality standards, and USAID Branding Guidelines.
 
Before the event:
 
The Media Trainer will discuss with USAID Wildlife Asia to understand the purpose of this workshop and will co-create the agenda; the workshop approach and interactive processes; the participant list; and the selection of resource persons. The media trainer will also develop materials/handouts such as case studies from media coverage on wildlife trafficking topics, and session briefs.
 
During the event:
 
The Media Trainer will serve as the Lead Media Trainer for all sessions starting from the Opening Session to the Closing Session. During each session, the Media Trainer will introduce speakers/presenters/panelists; engage participants with interactive exercises and/or discussions; ensure that the presentations/discussions are within the time allocated for each session; ensure that discussions are focused on relevant session topics; and summarize key points at the end of each session.
 
Each session will utilize an experiential learning approach that encompasses lectures, panels, presentations, and group exercises to encourage participants to share their perspectives and experiences, learn from each other, and create opportunities for connections that are rooted in real-life challenges and opportunities.
 
The Media Trainer will check and record feedback of participants using an evaluation form, together with verbal reflection of each participants.
 
After the event
 
The Media Trainer will be available for a debriefing meeting and will provide recommendations for future USAID Wildlife Asia media engagement events.
 
The Media Trainer will prepare a workshop report and attach all workshop materials into the Annexes.
 
Scope of Work & Deliverable Schedule
 
The LOE allocation below is illustrative and subject to change based on the needs of the Project. The work product of the Media Trainer will be the exclusive property of USAID Wildlife Asia and no claims or additional compensation, other than that set out in the Agreement, will be allowable.
 
Deliverables
Description
Delivery Date
Days
Logistical Support
Advise on room design and field
August 31, 2018
0.25
 
trip arrangement to enhance the
 
 
 
best learning environment of
 
 
 
participants based on agreed
 
 
 
workshop approach and agenda.
 
 
Design process
Revise and finalize the draft
August 31, 2018
3.25
agenda and session
agenda and materials for the
 
 
briefs and any other
workshop. Provide inputs to the
 
 
relevant materials
process and methods for the
 
 
 
workshop.
 
 
Facilitating the
Facilitate, with support from
September 10-14, 2018
5
workshop
USAID Wildlife Asia
 
 
 
Communications, Outreach and
 
 
 
learning Specialist, all sessions to
 
 
 
engage participants in interactive
 
 
 
exercises and ensure that
 
 
 
discussions are focused on the
 
 
 
relevant session’s topic; and
 
 
 
provide support that all results
 
 
 
are secured.
 
 
Prepare workshop
Prepare workshop report
September 30
3
report
inclusive of all workshop
 
 
 
materials in the Annex.
 
 
Debriefing
Participate in a debriefing meeting
September 17, 2017
0.5
 
and provide recommendations
 
 
 
for further USAID Wildlife
 
 
 
events
 
 
 
 
 
Interested candidates, submit CV and letter of interest to the following address: hr@USAIDWildlifeAsia.org
 
Subject line: USAID Wildlife Asia – MEDIA TRAINER
 
Deadline: August 31, 2018.