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Program Associate, Oceans Communications - 20006

WWF Washington, DC
Washington, DC 20037
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    112466955

Overview

World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the world's leading conservation organization, seeks a Program Officer at our Washington, DC office. Under the supervision of a Senior Program Officer, Deputy Director, or Director, assists with the planning, coordination, communication and implementation of program priorities and activities in areas of assignment. May develop and plan regional programs and field projects.



Responsibilities

  • Performs research on specific issues for program staff. Gathers, organizes and analyzes information from a variety of sources.Stays current on issues related to program areas of focus.May assist with developing various databases to track information on conservation-related matters.
  • Writes case studies, policy briefs, research summaries, informational documents, presentation materials, and web content. Composes reports, briefings and other documents to summarize findings.Develops proposals, consulting agreements and other agreements for final approval.
  • Serves as communications person for information related to the program. Identifies, coordinates and expedites the communication of information and issues within the team and with other NO, PO and WWF International team members.
  • Assists in donor communications and fundraising activities, develops program-specific publications.
  • Helps manage administrative tasks, including forms, business correspondence, and other materials. Drafts replies, refers inquiries to appropriate staff member. Ensures that filing and record-keeping is in compliance with organizational standards. May assist with meeting planning, travel arrangements, and other general office duties.
  • Perform other duties assigned by manager.
<br /><strong>Overview</strong><br /><br /> <p style="margin: 0px;">World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the world's leading conservation organization, seeks a Program Officer at our Washington, DC office. Under the supervision of a Senior Program Officer, Deputy Director, or Director, assists with the planning, coordination, communication and implementation of program priorities and activities in areas of assignment. May develop and plan regional programs and field projects.</p> <br /><br /><strong>Responsibilities</strong><br /><br /> <ul> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 6.0pt .25in;">Performs research on specific issues for program staff. Gathers, organizes and analyzes information from a variety of sources.Stays current on issues related to program areas of focus.May assist with developing various databases to track information on conservation-related matters.</li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 6.0pt .25in;">Writes case studies, policy briefs, research summaries, informational documents, presentation materials, and web content. Composes reports, briefings and other documents to summarize findings.Develops proposals, consulting agreements and other agreements for final approval.</li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 6.0pt .25in;">Serves as communications person for information related to the program. Identifies, coordinates and expedites the communication of information and issues within the team and with other NO, PO and WWF International team members.</li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 6.0pt .25in;">Assists in donor communications and fundraising activities, develops program-specific publications.</li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 6.0pt .25in;">Helps manage administrative tasks, including forms, business correspondence, and other materials. Drafts replies, refers inquiries to appropriate staff member. Ensures that filing and record-keeping is in compliance with organizational standards. May assist with meeting planning, travel arrangements, and other general office duties.</li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 6.0pt .25in;">Perform other duties assigned by manager.</li> </ul> <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/k56BwlsPrMokc7A8iReBk"> <br/><br/><br /><strong>Qualifications</strong><br /><br /> <p style="margin: 0px;"> </p> <ul> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 6.0pt .25in;"><span style="color: black;">Must have Bachelor's degree plus two years of relevant experience, preferably with environmental or conservation education or experience. Bachelors can be substituted with 4 years of additional experience.</span></li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 6.0pt .25in;"><span style="color: black;">Organizational and analytical skills.</span></li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 6.0pt .25in;"><span style="color: black;">Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.</span></li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 6.0pt .25in;"><span style="color: black;">Initiative, ability to prioritize and complete work with minimal supervision.</span></li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 6.0pt .25in;"><span style="color: black;">Ability to manage multiple priorities.</span></li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 6.0pt .25in;"><span style="color: black;">Familiarity with Microsoft office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access) as well as digital platforms (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, YouTube) and basic knowledge of website content management platforms, such as WordPress.</span></li> </ul> <p style="margin: 0px;"> </p> <p style="margin: 0px;"><strong>To Apply:<br /></strong></p> <ul> <li><strong>Please visit our <a href="https://careers-wwfus.icims.com/jobs/search" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Careers Page</a>, <span style="background-color: #ffff00;">job#20006</span>, to submit an online application including resume and cover letter</strong></li> <li><strong>Due to the high volume of applications we are not able to respond to inquiries via phone</strong></li> </ul> <p style="margin: 0px;"><strong>As an EOE/AA employer, WWF will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's </strong><strong>race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, or protected Veteran status.</strong></p> <p style="margin: 0px;"> </p><p>PI112466955</p>
Posted: 2019-08-01 Expires: 2019-09-02

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