Reports to:                      Senior Corporate and Brand Partnerships Manager

I.  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 partnerships, individual donor fundraising, major donor fundraising and community engagement for WWF’s priority conservation and sustainability initiatives in Singapore and the rest of WWF’s global network.

We are facing unprecedented challenges as we collectively strive towards a sustainable balance between people and nature, within Singapore, the region and the world. WWF Singapore’s strategy – to help address numerous issues from climate change to the decline in biodiversity, focusing on major goals around water, wildlife, oceans, climate and energy, forests, and food, and three key drivers of environmental problems, namely markets, finance and governance. WWF works to build strong partnerships with government, business, civil society and individuals. Together, we will deliver on our shared and ambitious goals. The role of Corporate and Brand Partnerships, Senior Executive (Merchandise) will lead in raising brand visibility for WWF, raising awareness on our environmental challenges and contributing to fundraising efforts for critical conservation projects through the WWF merchandise. 

II. Major Functions: The Senior Executive should be able to do merchandising product development, business development for merchandising partnerships and manage the administration and operations of merchandising sales of WWF Singapore.

The Senior Executive will have the drive, knowledge and skills to develop the suite of WWF merchandise and sales channels to meet the strategic objectives of the office. The Senior Executive will also execute projects with shared branding, retail and merchandising to shine a light on sustainable products in a commercial environment.

III. Major Duties and Responsibilities:

Strategic Direction

Merchandising Product Development and Management

Business Development and Merchandising Partnerships

IV. Profile:

Required Qualifications   

Required Skills and Competencies

Working Relationships:

Internal – Ensure intra and inter-department collaboration for the optimal use of resources and organisational alignment.  Work closely with the Corporate Partnerships and Engagement Department and the wider Fundraising Team to create synergistic and creative means of fundraising.

External – Works with various partners supporting WWF’s work. Coordinates with external vendors relating to merchandise production, logistics, events, communications, materials production as and when required. 

This job description covers the main tasks and conveys the spirit of the sort of tasks that are anticipated proactively from staff. Other tasks may be assigned as necessary according to organisational needs.

Interested applicants may submit their updated CVs and cover letter to hr@wwf.sg by 30 November 2021. Please indicate the position being applied for in the subject line.