Marketing and Communications Manager | WWF

Marketing and Communications Manager

Posted on 14 September 2016    


The Mediterranean Marine Initiative (MMI) involves 7 WWF offices (European Policy Office, WWF-Spain, WWF-Italy, WWF-Mediterranean, WWF-Greece, WWF-France and WWF-Turkey) under a Programme Implementation Agreement and a joint conservation strategy. The MMI has a light coordination structure, with a decision-making team (Shareholder Group) formed by CEOs and Conservation Director and a Leadership Team formed by a Director, and 2 managers (communication and policy).
We are looking for a Marketing and Communications Manager who will lead Mediterranean Marine Initiative communications in the Mediterranean and globally, developing and coordinating a communications and marketing strategy to support the Initiative and its offices.


Preferred location: Rome (Italy), with the possibility of being hosted by the MMI Offices in France, Greece, Turkey or Spain.

Main responsibilities

  • Lead WWF’s marketing and communications work for the Mediterranean Marine Initiative.
  • Develop and implement strategies with a view to achieving WWF’s long-range conservation goals in the Mediterranean.
  • Ensure integration, alignment and scaling-up of relevant marketing and communications strategies of all MMI Offices.
  • Highlight the MMI profile and actions within the Global WWF Network as well as externally to existing and new partners.
  • Develop and maintain excellent working relationships with WWF offices, other NGOs, media and other stakeholders on major strategic communications and campaigning issues.
  • Support and, where necessary, lead project and funding proposal development.

Required qualifications, skills and competencies

  • At least 10 years’ experience in an international or European organization in marketing, communications, public relations, advertising or campaigning.
  • At least 5 years’ experience in managing or coordinating a small to medium-sized team and coordinating wider teams of peers.
  • Knowledge of and experience of Mediterranean culture, values and society.
  • Familiarity with major environmental and conservation issues.
  • Proven track record of developing and successfully implementing marketing, communications, and advocacy strategies.
  • Ability to conceptualize and create messages, tools and approaches which link programme and conservation issues with different audiences interests.
  • Capacity to translate sophisticated conservation, science and policy projects into compelling communications opportunities.
  • Solid experience in main communications fields – media, web, social media, events, publications, visual communications (photos and videos), advertising, campaigning, communications partnerships.
  • Experience in project design and management.
  • Proficiency in English and preferably in French. Any other Mediterranean language considered an asset.
  • Ability to travel throughout the Mediterranean and Europe.
  • Adherence to WWF’s values, which are: Knowledgeable, Optimistic, Determined and Engaging.

How to apply?

To apply please send your CV with a motivation letter to

For information contact: Giuseppe Di Carlo (

Deadline for applications:  October 31, 2016

WWF is an equal opportunity employer and committed to having a diverse workforce.


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