National Communications Officer, Romania | WWF

National Communications Officer, Romania

Posted on 12 October 2012    
Giant panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca); Sichuan Province, China
© / Edwin Giesbers / WWF

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WWF DCP - Romania is seeking to recruit a dynamic and enthusiastic

                               National Communications Officer

                                (full-time, based in Bucharest)

The position will be responsible for implementing national media and press work, supporting all project related communication activities and information actions on the LIFE+ Saving Danube Sturgeons project in Romania.

Your duties will include:

  • Development of printing materials in Romanian: poster, factsheets, booklets for fishermen, fisheries inspectorates, wildlife trade inspectors, sturgeon breeding/caviar trading companies
  • Development of film and DVD spot in Romanian
  • Writing press releases, organizing press conferences and press trips in Romania
  • Collection of media clippings
  • Development and dissemination of TV spot in Romania
  • Filling in and updating of project website in Romanian, including info package for media
  • Production and installation of 4 information boards in Romania
  • Support for the production of Layman’s report
  • Support for After-LIFE Communication plan
  • Designing solutions to communication issues connected with the project
  • Advocating and promoting the project mission, vision and values

We expect from you:

  • Ambition, energy and drive, with a commitment to making a difference
  • A team player, committed to building a strong team and sharing success with colleagues
  • Native language Romanian; fluency in English, spoken and written
  • University degree in relevant academic disciplines, such as communications, media or journalism
  • Relevant experience - at least 3 years in a similar position
  • Strong writing skills
  • Ability to collect, analyze and transmit information
  • Ability to work with the press
  • Computer literacy and experience with website management
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines 
  • Good networking and organizational skills
  • Commitment to WWF’s mission and priorities
  • Experience with the issues and priorities of WWF, including e.g. environment and nature conservation, and work for an environmental organisation is an advantage but not a necessity
  • Ability to work in an international environment and within a multi-cultural team

We are offering:

  • Contributing to challenging activities in one of Europe’s most exciting eco-regions
  • Friendly and highly professional working atmosphere in an international context
  • Varying tasks and independent work style
  • A pleasant working atmosphere and great learning environment
  • Salary according to NGO standards
If you are interested in joining the global WWF family, email your application documents including your CV (in English) to Application deadline: 26 October 2012. Please understand that we can only reply to short-listed candidates. For more information on WWF- DCP Romania, kindly check the website:
Giant panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca); Sichuan Province, China
© / Edwin Giesbers / WWF Enlarge

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