Education Executive | WWF        
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Position title: Education Executive, WWF Singapore

Reports to:    Assistant Manager, Education, WWF Singapore

Location:     WWF Singapore

 

Mission of WWF Singapore:

To ensure a high performing WWF office with efficient operating systems, professional and skilled staff, and strong financial resources. WWF Singapore’s focus is on delivering corporate responsibility partnerships, individual/ major donor fundraising and community engagement for WWF’s priority conservation activities in Singapore and the rest of WWF’s global network.

Major Functions: 

The position of Education Executive was established for the purpose of engaging new schools, cultivating a professional relationship, and providing personalised support to existing WWF Eco-schools and its stakeholders. This includes specific responsibilities for providing information on the range of WWF education programs and services available, school and/or nation-wide activities and events. The incumbent will work with schools and external agencies to foster an ongoing partnership between WWF and Eco-schools.
 

Major Duties and Responsibilities:  

Main areas of work:

  • Event management related to WWF activities.

  • Eco-schools acquisition and support

  • Account management and customer service related to education programme.

  • Perform other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the education unit

Essential Functions :  

  • Organises, assists and conducts a variety of events such as talks, workshops, network sessions, camps, conferences, etc., as part of the education programme. Skilled in engaging a variety of people from pre-schoolers to adults.

  • Be the first point of contact for school leaders, educators and student committees for the purpose of maintaining WWF-Singapore’s partnership with schools. Responds to inquiries from a variety of internal and external sources for the purpose of providing information and direction as may be required.

  • Visits schools as required for the purpose of assessing situations, improving communication, providing information regarding education policies and services.

  • Coordinates and conducts meetings with school staff and students for the purpose of gaining information, discussing needs and challenges, and to provide solutions as part of WWF education services

  • Connects schools, stakeholders and relevant community members; interprets technical information related to education programme and its implementation; and collects school data and feedback for accountability.

  • Confers with teachers, schools and appropriate external agencies for the purpose of evaluating the impact of the education programme and its implementation.

  • Performs record keeping and clerical functions (e.g. scheduling, reporting, tracking, etc.) to support the education programme and its accountability.

  • Prepares a variety of documents, reports and written materials for the purpose of communicating information, providing written support and recommendations for schools and stakeholders.

  • Maintains a variety of confidential and non-confidential resources and electronic lists and records (e.g. activity logs, phone logs, grants and project details, community resources, etc.) for the purpose of documenting projects, providing up-to-date reference and audit trail while ensuring the availability of services to schools.

 

Required qualifications:

  • Diploma in education, customer service or other related field of work with a minimum of 1 year’s work experience.

Requirements:

  • Fresh Graduates with the required skills may apply

  • Demonstrable public speaking and customer service skills.

  • Background in science / biology / outdoor education is preferred, but not necessary.

  • Willingness to travel to various locations in Singapore to provide school services.

  • Working knowledge of Singapore education system both local and international.

  • Be process driven with strong record keeping skills and attention to detail.

  • Passionate about sustainability, education and customer service.

 Working Relationships:

Internal - Works closely with Head of Education, Assistant Manager, Education, and the Communications Team

External - Coordinates with education practitioners (including principals, teachers, administrators and related personnel), partners and related parties.

Interested candidates should email a CV and cover letter to hr@wwf.sg. Please indicate the position being applied for in the subject line.