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Communications Manager

WWF- Myanmar
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Myanmar - Yangon
Full Time
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07 Nov 2020

Experience level

Manager

Job Function

PR, Communications

Min Education Level

Bachelor Degree

Job Description

Major Function

The Communications Manager leads the day to day implementation of communications strategies to advance WWF-Myanmar’s conservation agenda through targeted communications that reach and catalyze support and change in key constituencies; building and maintaining a positive profile for our work through impactful media and outreach across key external online and offline communications channels; delivering compelling stories and events that reinforce WWF’s brand, while managing regular and efficient sharing and exchange of information through effective internal communications.

 

Major Duties & Responsibilities

  • Lead the implementation of the communications strategy for WWF-Myanmar
  • Lead the development and implementation of content and digital strategies, ensuring WWF-Myanmar’s digital channels are up-to-date, relevant and engaging. Establish a regular flow of compelling stories.
  • Lead the development of a media outreach strategy including positive working relationships. Oversee media activities, including press conferences, one-to-one briefings and press releases.  Establish monitoring and evaluation of media coverage and reach.
  • Build and maintain positive, collaborative working relationships with donor offices and the wider network.
  • Work closely with the Conservation Communications Expert to build positive, collaborative working relationships with the conservation teams. Support communications for events as required and manage delivery of communications content in Burmese and English, and coordinate production (design and printing).
  • Support the development and implementation of conservation campaigns.

The detailed responsibilities are at https://www.wwf.org.mm/en/myanmar_career_page/

Open To

Foreign (Expatriate)
Male/Female

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications

  • University degree in communications, media, marketing or related subject. In the absence of a degree, extensive professional experience and proven results in those areas;
  • At least 5 years relevant professional experience;
  • Proven track record in communications management
  • Development and implementation of successful communications, media and digital strategies
  • Long-term planning and analytical skills, as well as demonstrated ability to multi-task and work effectively to tight deadlines without compromising quality
  • Leadership/management skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to develop relationships with a wide range of audiences.
  • Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal, supported by good computer and digital skills
  • Familiarity with online and social media
  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • Interest in conservation and environmental issues

What We Can Offer

Benefits

Meal or travel allowance

Highlights

Fun Working Environment, International Standard, Joined an experienced team

Career Opportunities

Learn new skills on job

About Our Company

WWF’s Secretariat based in Gland, Switzerland and operating with over 5,000 staff worldwide. It is the world largest conservation organization with over 5 million supporters worldwide, working in more than 100 countries,supporting around 1,300 conservation and environmental projects.The groups mission is "to stop the degradation of the planet’s natural environment and to build a future in
which humans live in harmony with nature.” Currently, much of its work focuses on the conservation of three biomes that contain most of the world's biodiversity: oceans and coasts, forests, and freshwater ecosystems.Among other issues, it is also concerned with endangered species, pollution and climate change.
Expanding WWF- Greater Mekong to Myanmar, WWF- Greater Mekong has built an extraordinary network of partners – local communities, the private sector, and governments – all working together to find solutions to conserve the region’s biodiversity and build a secure and sustainable future for its people, ecosystems and wildlife. WWF- Greater Mekong consists of a regional team and country offices in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar,Thailand and Vietnam.

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