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Engagement Specialist - Location Negotiable

WWF-Australia

We are creating a world where people live in harmony with nature. Join us. Because together, anything is possible. 

  • Join one of the world's largest and most respected conservation organisations
  • Full time fixed term 1 year contract
  • Workplace flexibility including monthly RDO
  • WWF Office negotiable (Melbourne or Brisbane preferred)

About the organisation

WWF’s global vision is to stop the degradation of the planet’s natural environment and to build a future in which humans live in harmony with nature. WWF-Australia is part of the WWF International Network, the world’s leading, independent conservation organisation. We are active in over 100 countries and have close to 5 million supporters internationally. In Australia and throughout the oceanic region, we work with governments, businesses and communities so that people and nature can thrive within their fair share of the planet’s natural resources. 

WWF's mission is to halt the decline of threatened plants and animals and to support their recovery. We do this by addressing the threats that affect them using the best available science while working in partnership with communities, Indigenous groups, government and business. The world is changing fast. Our wildlife and wild places face unprecedented challenges. The result is people yearn more for nature and are connected with each other like never before. We know that we can achieve more by partnering, sharing, empowering communities, forming alliances and building a movement for the environment. Working together is the answer. It is our goal to bring about this unified voice for nature. 

About the role

Working as a member of the Engagement team, this newly created role supports the Engagement Manager in developing, implementing and evaluating engagement campaigns and strategies to deliver conservation impact, achieve marketing & communication goals, build the scale and influence of WWF’s supporter community, strengthen the WWF brand, and contribute to WWF fundraising goals. Reporting directly to the Engagement Manager, the role offers opportunities to grow your Marketing and Engagement career within a supportive team environment.

Skills, knowledge and experience:

  • Experience and a track record of success in the development and delivery of campaigns.
  • Experience in stakeholder engagement.
  • Project management experience within a context of coordinating diverse activities within tight deadlines and budget.
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills (including influencing, negotiating, networking) with a proven ability to inspire and motivate people to action.
  • Proven excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the preparation of briefs, presentations and reports.
  • Experience in analysing and interpreting a variety of information.
  • High level problem solving and issues resolution skills.
  • Competent in basic project management tools or systems (Trello or others).

The ideal candidate will have tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline including communications, marketing, politics, environmental science, management/business or equivalent relevant work experience, and have an ability to work both autonomously and constructively within a team and be aligned with WWF's vision, mission and I-KODE Values.

WWF values diversity and is building a workforce that reflects the community we serve. WWF is an equal opportunity employer and Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally & linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Applications 

Please see the job description for full selection criteria. Applicants can apply via the Apply Now button below. Only those applicants applying online via the eRecruitment System will be considered. Please name your documents with last/first name & include:

  1. A cover letter/statements against the selection criteria & 
  2. Your resume (CV), including two referees. 
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