WWF is an international nature conservation organization founded in 1961. We’re active in over 100 countries and have over 7000 employees, working to protect the world's species and natural places, pushing for a more sustainable world. By working with local communities, governments, businesses, and other NGOs we are defining new ways of working that will make a difference at a scale that matters to help redefine humanity’s relationship with the planet.
WWF Ukraine is part of WWF Central and Eastern Europe and is focused on conservation of forests, freshwater and wildlife on national and regional level.
We’re currently looking for a Marketing & Communications Manager whose responsibility will be to enhance and secure an effective marketing and communication work in WWF Ukrainian office, in line with global and regional strategic objectives. This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious professional with solid managerial experience and creative drive.
Lead the development and implementation of WWF’s Ukraine marketing and communication strategy on the national level, including SPMS, annual plans, targets and expected results
Develop and manage the implementation of a strategy for marketing components included within the Ukraine long-term strategy and related core conservation projects
Develop and manage national communications and marketing activities, including media work, internet and social media as well as campaigns, special events and projects
Manage the Marketing & Communications Team
Lead the development and implementation of brand strategy, based on the national strategic plan
Lead development and implementation of a strategic “brand” profile and positioning for WWF in Ukraine within the broader WWF brand guidelines (global and regional) and in close cooperation with conservation and fundraising leads
Coordinate, develop and deploy marketing initiatives across the country to reach and serve selected target groups (relevant civil society groups, existing and potential partners from the private sector, governmental institutions, national and international media)
Maintenance and further development of an internet site and social networking for WWF Ukraine with necessary internal and external resources
Content development and deployment of press communications, national press trips and press conferences
Education work, ensuring it corresponds to the strategic goals of WWF
What we look for?
University degree in Communications, Marketing, Public Relations or related field
At least 3 years of experience in directly contributing to and defining a marketing strategy, covering brand awareness and communications. Experience with sustainability and conservation is an advantage.
Proven skills in communications and marketing, at both strategic and operational level, as well as project planning and implementation
Creativity, strategic and forward thinking
Excellent networker, with strong client orientation and excellent presentation skills
Ability to communicate effectively in writing, over the phone and in person
Ability to communicate effectively and translate the importance of our work to our partners in a compelling manner (in written and oral form) to partners
Ability to write, edit and proofread written materials in English
A good visual sense and experience with visual communications
Proven skills in people management and development. Experience with coaching and mentoring is a distinct advantage.
Self-drive. Proven skills to organize, handle many details, meet deadlines and adapt to changing priorities.
Ability to work well within the national and larger international WWF team, with intercultural awareness and sensitivity
Fluency in English and strong computer literacy
What’s in it for you?
Challenging and fulfilling work in one of Europe’s most exciting eco-regions