Communications Officer, Tigers Alive Initiative | WWF
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​Position title: Communications Officer, Tigers Alive Initiative

 

Overview

The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organisations, is looking to hire a Communications Officer with exceptional digital and design skills for the WWF Tigers Alive Initiative (TAI). The TAI initiative is working to double global tiger numbers by 2022 - one of the most ambitious conservation goals ever set for the protection of a single species. 

The Communications Officer will be a gifted storyteller, with outstanding copywriting skills and at producing digital content for multiple formats - from social media videos through to designing technical reports. This is a fast paced role, working within a globally dispersed team, and directly reports to the TAI Communications Director based in Hong Kong. There is a strong preference for the role to be based in Asia, in a tiger range country. 

 

Responsibilities

The Communications Officer works with the Communications Director to 1) drive advocacy goals 2) support fundraising goals within the WWF network and 3) build mass market support for tiger conservation. Specific responsibilities include to: 

Manage and grow engagement on WWF Tiger’s digital platforms (website, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Medium), and other affiliated sites. This includes editorial planning, community management, and using insights from data analytics to optimise communications with target audiences. 

  • Produce video content for various social media channels, from developing the creative concept through to script writing and video editing. 

  • Drafting a variety of digital and marketing content, such as blogs and online feature stories, and packaging this content to be widely used across WWF offices worldwide.

  • Design and execute technical communications products: professional design and layout of reports and documents, data visualisations/infographics, and website content. May be required to commission and manage relationships with external vendors and agencies as required.

  • Liaise with WWF offices around the world, including WWF International and the Tigers Alive core team, to update the editorial calendar and suggest communications opportunities.

  • Promote WWF tiger content to offices across the network through internal communications channels, ensuring content is adding value and supporting strategic goals.

  • Keep abreast of the latest design, digital and social media trends, and ensure WWF is integrating these into our communications

 

Required qualifications:

  • At least 2 years relevant experience in the digital, marketing, design or communications profession. A relevant degree is welcomed but not required.

  • Experience creating and publishing content, including:

    • Video editing and graphic design skills. Must be an expert using video/photo/graphic editing software (successful applicants will be required to present examples or a portfolio of work). Animation and data visualisation skills are a big plus. 

    • In depth knowledge of engaging audiences on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and other social media platforms. This must include having a good understanding of social media KPIs, and applying data and analytics tools to improve content performance (experience with Meltwater, and social media analytics tools are an advantage)

    • Experience using content management systems (CMS) for websites.

  • A flair for telling a good story - must have native-level English writing skills, and experience writing engaging copy for social media, websites and other marketing collateral.

  • A genuine and demonstrated interest in conservation, as well as a global outlook and interest in current affairs.

  • Able to work remotely with limited supervision, and as part of a globally dispersed team.

  • Have outstanding project management, organisational and time management skills.

 

How to apply:

Please submit your CV (no more than 2 pages), and a one-page cover letter answering the following four questions: 

a) what most appeals to you about this particular role with WWF; 

b) what do you think sets you apart from other applicants applying for this role; 

c) what content are you most proud of having developed; and, 

d) what is your salary expectation? Please note that the salary will depend on location.

 

Applicants who do not address these questions will not be considered. 

 

Please submit your application to: Madeleine Xavier mxavier@wwf-tigers.org

 

Applications closes 24 July 2020.