Job Opportunity: Advocacy Staff for National Secretariat Office

June 24, 2022

by MASIPAG National Office

MASIPAG (Magsasaka at Siyentipiko para sa Pag-unlad ng Agrikultura, Farmer-Scientist Partnership), is a nationwide network of farmers’ organizations, scientists, and non-government organizations working to empower resource-poor Filipino farmers through their control of seeds and biological resources, agricultural production and technologies, and associated knowledge.

MASIPAG National Secretariat Office is looking for a passionate individual with a high sense of volunteerism to fill in the position of National Advocacy Staff. He/she shall assist in the implementation of the National Advocacy Campaign and National Information Communication Plan thru:

  • Conceptualization, writing, and dissemination of information materials such as primers, pamphlets, and audio-video materials in a simplified and popularized manner;
  • Coordination of layout, design, and printing; social media and website content generation
  • Organizing and coordinating information education activities such as conferences, fora, and advocacy training/seminars;
  • Dissemination of updates, policy analysis, and positions of MASIPAG regarding issues affecting the network;
  • Provide analysis and/or stand on issues confronting farmers and simplify/popularize them thru primers, statements, audio-video materials, or other advocacy work programs to create favorable public opinion;
  • Research and documentation of cases that may support the advocacy work of the organization;
  • Monitor updates on pressing issues concerning farmers.
  • Bringing the issues concerning farmers to the public/broader masses through the media (thru press releases, press briefings, radio/ TV guests, social media, LTTE, etc;)
  • Establishing linkages, participating, representing, or forming alliances or networks with NGOs, POs, church groups, FOs, and other stakeholders;
  • Conducting capacity-building activities for farmers on advocacy work such as training, skills enhancement, advocacy conferences, etc;
  • Formulation of comprehensive plans and management campaigns on issues affecting small and resource-poor farmers on the national level and coordinate and assist regions in their regional/local campaigns;
  • Other tasks that the Unit Head or the National Coordinator may assign.

Interested individuals may send their applications to addressed to Mr. Alfie Pulumbarit, MASIPAG National Coordinator. The deadline for submission is July 1, 2022.