WWF Japan, Communications Planning Officer

Posted on 23 January 2012

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WWFJapan is seeking to recruit a


Communications Planning Officer

 WWF Japan is currently looking to recruit a communications officer. This position requires someone able to independently develop and coordinate entire communications programs, while raising support and cooperation from all directions.

The Role
Description of main duties –
We are seeking someone able to perform the following main duties:


·  Through the effective use of mass media, social media, in-house media, and of their respective qualities in combination, to create communications strategies, design programs for their achievement, coordinate their implementation and measure their effectiveness.


·  To draw up strategies to enhance the WWF brand value in Japan, design communications programs based on those strategies, coordinate their implementation and measure their effectiveness.


·  Cultivating partnerships with businesses and other organizations, to increase opportunities for public relations, advertisement and publicity, and to ensure their effective application.

Other duties

To actively participate in performing the following duties as a member of the communications team:


·  In cooperation with the international WWF network, making practical use of all communications resources both foreign and domestic, to their maximum potential.

·  In coordination with WWF Japan’s nature conservation and fund raising activities, widely transmitting those activities, taking advantage of all communications opportunities.

·  Planning the development of timely communications activities, with a firm grasp of the latest information on global environmental conservation trends and changes in media.

·  Planning the development of timely communications activities, while making positive use of social and other new media types and always keeping up with the latest technology.

Desirable Skills

·  The ability to proactively cultivate external collaborators and plan close communication, while building cooperative relationships.

·  The ability to communicate in English and Japanese(by e-mail, in meetings, and in written reports).

·  The ability to make positive and practical use of social and other new media types.

·  Previous experience in communications, advertising, publicity, and/or sales promotion in a business or other organization would be an advantage. 

How to apply?

Please consult the attached job description for more information on the position.

Email a cover letter and CV to saiyou@wwf.or.jp


Deadline for applications: Friday 27th January 2012

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