Position title : Senior Education Executive
Reports to : Head of Education and Outreach
Location : Singapore
Date : August 2019
Mission of the Department: To ensure a high performing WWF International Office with efficient operating systems, professional and skilled staff, and strong financial resources, delivering corporate responsibility partnerships and fundraising for WWF’s priority conservation activities in Singapore and the Asia Pacific region.
Major Functions: The Senior Education Executive is part of the team responsible for the education outreach programme of WWF Singapore. This education outreach program aims to bring conservation education to the local school community whereby individuals are given the opportunity to develop a stronger commitment towards conservation through engagement and experiences.
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
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.
Work closely with the Head of Education and Outreach to develop and maintain relationships with Education Institutions, their staff and students.
Execution of programmes, projects and awards assessment – application forms, criteria, disbursement/awards assessment. This will include programme development, project resources and impact reports.
Stakeholder management through regular communication with schools, teachers and students to maintain high-levels of engagement for education programmes. This may include – project communications, teacher surveys, programme updates, collecting feedback, curriculum research and publication of resources and newsletters.
Oversees the execution of the education programmes and ensure compliance to deadlines for submissions and other programme requirements
Execute Education Events such as workshops, beach clean-ups, day camps, nature walks, quiz competitions, network sessions, etc. – including planning, logistics and customer service.
At least three years’ working experience in a similar capacity
Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Education, Marketing, or a related field
Required Skills and Competencies:
Ability to conduct classroom training, group facilitation and hands-on engagement.
Good computer skills in Microsoft PowerPoint, Words and Excel. Familiarity with design software will be an added advantage.
Good organization and interpersonal skills with ability to function in a multi-cultural environment
Fluent spoken and written English.
Flexible, resourceful and able to perform despite tight schedules
Has a strong stakeholder focus and service-oriented attitude
Plans and organizes/ manages the job independently and pro-actively
A strong interest in conservation
Adheres to WWF’s values, which are: Knowledgeable, Optimistic, Determined and Encouraging.
Internal – Works closely with the Head of Education, Education, Campaign Manager, Communications Manager and the Marketing and Corporate Engagement team.
External – Coordinates with education practitioners (including principals, teachers, administrators and related personnel), partners and related parties.
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 organizational needs.
Interested candidates should email a CV and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please indicate the position being applied for in the subject line.