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Korea Training Coordinator

AktivAsia
South Korea
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Closing Date:
Friday, 26 April 2024
Interviewing

About the Organisation

AktivAsia are activist educators and facilitators passionate about activist learning. If we are going to win campaigns for justice and rights we need sharp strategies and increased participation in our campaigns. We need to bring more groups of diverse people, who withdraw their consent and cooperation from ‘business as usual’, into social change work. And if social change organisations are going to thrive, then education and training needs to be at the heart of the journey.Ongoing dynamic learning is core to social movements becoming bigger, smarter and stronger.

About the Job

This full-time job exists to ensure that the implementation of the AktivAsia program in South Korea runs effectively and efficiently, considering the principles of high participation of its constituents, and accountability to its supporters. AktivAsia is building a federated organisational structure with teams in four countries (Indonesia, the Philippines, Pakistan and Korea) and a regional team that works with and supports the country teams in their work. This role would be crucial in supporting a locally led and contextualised country training program in South Korea.

This role will assist AktivAsia in:
1. Building and nurturing a team of coaches and trainers of at least 4 people with proven capacity and commitment to developing and implementing a Korea training and education program in the local language, co-designed and co-owned by local entities/people in South Korea.
2. Supporting the creation of a training and education structure that strengthens and supports relationships with local partners, deepens commitment, recruits more educators and coaches, 2 to enable sharing of skills, knowledge, experience, and good practices across geographies, movements, and campaigns.
3. Creating a community of practice that helps catalyse and support grassroots climate justice campaigns in South Korea.
4. Driving increased movement participation to help dramatically shift the conversation in support of renewable energy and just transition.

Key Responsibilities

Training Coordination and Implementation

  • Leading the development and implementation of local, contextualised online and in-person trainings (in campaign strategy, community organising, and public narrative and leadership) in South Korea, with support from AktivAsia Leadership Team and the Korea advisory group.

  • Build on/offline repository for Korean language campaign strategy and community organising curriculum.

Project Management

  • Report to the Program Manager and Leadership Team.

  • Lead the deployment of a monitoring, evaluation and learning framework for AktivAsia’s programs in South Korea.

  • Co-develop and carry out work plans and OKRs (Objectives and Key Results) in alignment with country program objectives, and with support from the Program Manager.

  • Manage the country program budget including financial management and administration, with support from the Program Manager.

Community Outreach and Organising

  • Networking and collaboration across social movements and campaign organisations in South Korea.

  • Establish a locally-led and self-sustaining national training and education program (focused on campaign strategy, community organising, public narrative and leadership) in South Korea.

Professional Development

  • Participate in AktivAsia’s trainings regionally to grow understanding and skills in the pedagogy, methods and approaches to training, to be able to then apply to country level trainings in South Korea.

  • Participate in AktivAsia leadership team meetings and contribute to the development of the AktivAsia family.

Requirements

  • Proven experience in developing and leading training sessions and facilitation, particularly in the context of campaign strategy.

  • Has sound knowledge of campaign strategy and community organising tools and experience applying these tools in campaign contexts.

  • At least 3 years’ work experience in project implementation in strategic campaigning, community organising, and climate justice or other relevant work.

  • Have effective communication skills.

  • Proficient in professional English and native level Korean, both verbal and written.

  • Able to work under minimum supervision, independently motivated, and have good self-management skills.

  • Accustomed to working with remote collaborative work tools and devices.

  • Able to work flexible hours to accommodate different time zones.

  • Willing to travel domestically and regionally.

To apply

To apply, email your application by Friday 26thApril 2024 to callum@actionappointments.co.za

About the Organisation

AktivAsia are activist educators and facilitators passionate about activist learning. If we are going to win campaigns for justice and rights we need sharp strategies and increased participation in our campaigns. We need to bring more groups of diverse people, who withdraw their consent and cooperation from ‘business as usual’, into social change work. And if social change organisations are going to thrive, then education and training needs to be at the heart of the journey.Ongoing dynamic learning is core to social movements becoming bigger, smarter and stronger.

About the Job

This full-time job exists to ensure that the implementation of the AktivAsia program in South Korea runs effectively and efficiently, considering the principles of high participation of its constituents, and accountability to its supporters. AktivAsia is building a federated organisational structure with teams in four countries (Indonesia, the Philippines, Pakistan and Korea) and a regional team that works with and supports the country teams in their work. This role would be crucial in supporting a locally led and contextualised country training program in South Korea.

This role will assist AktivAsia in:
1. Building and nurturing a team of coaches and trainers of at least 4 people with proven capacity and commitment to developing and implementing a Korea training and education program in the local language, co-designed and co-owned by local entities/people in South Korea.
2. Supporting the creation of a training and education structure that strengthens and supports relationships with local partners, deepens commitment, recruits more educators and coaches, 2 to enable sharing of skills, knowledge, experience, and good practices across geographies, movements, and campaigns.
3. Creating a community of practice that helps catalyse and support grassroots climate justice campaigns in South Korea.
4. Driving increased movement participation to help dramatically shift the conversation in support of renewable energy and just transition.

Key Responsibilities

Training Coordination and Implementation

  • Leading the development and implementation of local, contextualised online and in-person trainings (in campaign strategy, community organising, and public narrative and leadership) in South Korea, with support from AktivAsia Leadership Team and the Korea advisory group.

  • Build on/offline repository for Korean language campaign strategy and community organising curriculum.

Project Management

  • Report to the Program Manager and Leadership Team.

  • Lead the deployment of a monitoring, evaluation and learning framework for AktivAsia’s programs in South Korea.

  • Co-develop and carry out work plans and OKRs (Objectives and Key Results) in alignment with country program objectives, and with support from the Program Manager.

  • Manage the country program budget including financial management and administration, with support from the Program Manager.

Community Outreach and Organising

  • Networking and collaboration across social movements and campaign organisations in South Korea.

  • Establish a locally-led and self-sustaining national training and education program (focused on campaign strategy, community organising, public narrative and leadership) in South Korea.

Professional Development

  • Participate in AktivAsia’s trainings regionally to grow understanding and skills in the pedagogy, methods and approaches to training, to be able to then apply to country level trainings in South Korea.

  • Participate in AktivAsia leadership team meetings and contribute to the development of the AktivAsia family.

Requirements

  • Proven experience in developing and leading training sessions and facilitation, particularly in the context of campaign strategy.

  • Has sound knowledge of campaign strategy and community organising tools and experience applying these tools in campaign contexts.

  • At least 3 years’ work experience in project implementation in strategic campaigning, community organising, and climate justice or other relevant work.

  • Have effective communication skills.

  • Proficient in professional English and native level Korean, both verbal and written.

  • Able to work under minimum supervision, independently motivated, and have good self-management skills.

  • Accustomed to working with remote collaborative work tools and devices.

  • Able to work flexible hours to accommodate different time zones.

  • Willing to travel domestically and regionally.

To apply

To apply, email your application by Friday 26thApril 2024 to callum@actionappointments.co.za

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