Manager of Programme Communication Dept.
Job Description (JD)
Position: Manager of Programme Communication Dept.
Location: WWF China Beijing Office
Reports to: Director of Public Engagement Division, WWF China
The Manager of Programme Communication Dept. is responsible for coordinating and managing all WWF Programmes’ communication activity with the special focus on China+ programme. It includes planning and realizing coherent communication plans together with all programme leaders for achieving conservation goals, and working closely with other department of PED to realize organizational goals of public engagement. He or she will lead and mandate the Programme Communication Dept. to effect the connection between programmes and PED, as well as facilitate the interaction.
Coordinate to develop the overall strategy of Programme Communication Dept with programme teams, with the special focus on China+ programme:
Lead programme communicators to work together with programme leaders to develop short-term/mid-term/long-term programme communication strategy for facilitating to fulfill the conservation goals through public engagement.
Specially work on the development of the overall communication strategy and implementation of China+ programme, including policy advocacy, as well as market transformation and sustainable consumption promotion.
Mandate and coordinate programme communicators to follow up the programmes’ development and progress all year round, to collect and analysis relevant information, and design into a unified communication plan together with other dept. of PED.
Mandate programme communicators to run the tradeoff of information with the Programme leaders and managers, on a daily basis, to ensure the timely information transmission.
Keep regular and timely communication and coordination with other dept. of PED to develop and organize specific communication means to promptly keep the public posted and up-to-date about the relevant facts related to each single programme.
Work together with other dept. of PED to design, organize and carry out proper activities and events to engage public into conservation programmes.
Support to develop a detail overall strategy for PED, compliant with WWF CHINA overall strategy, and contribute to achieve the overall organizational development goals through implementation.
Develop the efficient and measurable work plans and the right tactics that ensure consistent and effective implementation of the strategies, and ensuring that all activities stick to the budget.
Develop the measurable and effective monitor and evaluation system for the work plans. And managing the overall implementation process of the communications strategies and plans, driving best practices and ensuring quality deliveries.
Support PED ex. Director to building a competent and efficient programme communication department with efficient delivery. Fostering teamwork spirit while motivating team members to take initiatives. Making tailored capacity building plans for team members to facilitate career development.
Maintaining smooth communication channels with related teams and individuals of WWF Network, and responsible for aligning WWF China’s communications strategies and activities with the Network.
Developing and maintaining constructive working relationship with partners, donors, other NGOs, related agencies, etc.
Support the Ex. Director of PED to achieve overall public engagement and conservation goals, via closely and effectively cooperate with other departments within and without PED of WWF China.
Report to Executive Director of Public Engagement Division, WWF China.
Closely work together with Media & Events Department, Environmental Education Department and Membership Department of PED, WWF China
Closely work together with programme leaders and teams members of WWF China
Keep smoothly and effective working relationship with WWF Network offices
Government, related organizations and institutions;
Minimum of 6 years’ experience in environmental conservation, marketing or communication, and at least 1 year experience in team management position.
2. At least university degree in communications, conservation, public relations, or related fields.
3. Excellent written and verbal communication skills in Mandarin and English.
4. Excellent understanding of nature conservation knowledge and practice.
5. Good competence in environmental conservation issues, media liaison and public relations.
6. Experience in an environmental conservation organization or international NGO with management role is an advantage.
7. Understanding of WWF’s work in China and globally as a plus.
8. Good organizational skills and proven abilities in administration and management.
9. Excellent inter-personal skills, including ability to transfer skills, supervise and network.
10. Self-motivated and innovative; able to work under pressure with a team of people and meet deadlines.
11. Excellent ability to work cross-culturally.
Candidates should send a cover letter addressing the selection criteria together with a CV in English and Chinese as email attachments to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please indicate the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email and please indicate your salary expectation within the cover letter.