POSITION Project Communications and Advocacy Specialist (Bantay Kalikasan)
WORK LOCATION National Capital Region
DATE POSTED May 04, 2023


ABS-CBN Lingkod Kapamilya Foundation, Inc. (previously ABS-CBN Foundation, Inc.) is a committed advocate for public service in strategic sector of Philippine society. AFI aims to awaken hope in the Filipino through implementing projects via multi-sectoral partnerships in the spirit of bayanihan.

These are in child care and protection, education, environment, disaster management and community development. It is the public service arm of ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation, one of Asia's biggest media conglomerates. It draws on the relationship to tap into the creativity and reach of media for its various programs.

AFI serves with the highest standards of excellence, professionalism, integrity and accountability.


    Primarily responsible for the development and implementation of Bantay Kalikasan – Citizen Science Project advocacy communications & IEC strategy and initiatives.

    1. Gather inputs from relevant stakeholders and contribute in crafting and implementing the project’s communications and advocacy plan
    2. Conduct thematic research on the project’s advocacy materials and content in cooperation with subject matter experts
    3. Support the documentation of project initiatives and ensure that narratives, stories and learnings are collected, curated and used in advocacy activities
    4. Develop information and education strategies for community-based advocacy in order to effectively drive the relevant messaging and elicit response/engagement from the targeted communities



    1. Create presentation and advocacy materials to ensure that the project's advocacy is communicated to AFI stakeholders and audiences
    2. Work closely with Digital & PR team in developing and implementing the project's advocacy messaging strategies that can be executed in the available Digital/Social Media Channels
    3. Work closely with the TV & Radio team in developing the project’s advocacy messaging strategies for relevant TV/Radio platforms (I.e. GDiaries & Kapamilya Konek)
    4. Review audience insights and develop messaging that will influence target audiences
    1. Oversee the planning and implementation of advocacy/communications events for the project
    2. Help in monitoring and evaluating of the outputs, outcomes and impacts of the advocacy initiatives
    3. Help in establishing a network/coalition of key advocacy partners such as NGOs, POs, LGUs, and private sector organizations
    1. Attend relevant meetings related to advocacy processes and partnership meetings and other relevant internal and external meetings/functions as assigned by the project manager
    2. Collaborate with AFI’s Communications teams (Digital & PR, TV & Radio) in order to align the project’s advocacy strategies with overall AFI strategies
    1. Adhere to AFI’s Vision-Mission-Values and compliance with AFI/HRD policies, systems, and other applicable government regulations.
    2. Implement appropriate systems/procedures in the performance of his/her duties and responsibilities


    • Knowledge on environment issues, particularly reef and marine life protection
    • Communications Strategies for Non-Profits
    • Two years of significant experience in environmental issues, particularly on advocacy / development communications
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Development Studies, Environmental Studies, or other Sciences is preferred
    • Training in communication or social science is desirable
    • Strong written and verbal communication in Filipino and English
    • Influencing and advocacy skills
    • Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills
    • Strong organizational and networking skills

Preference will be given to candidates who APPLY ONLINE.