JOB: Svetový fond na ochranu prírody hľadá pracovníka na pozíciu Communications Director

Location: Brussels, Belgium – WWF European Policy Office

We are looking for a Communications Director who will lead WWF’s communications toward the EU. The incumbent will manage 5 staff directly and be a member of the senior management team. The postholder must be an outstanding communicator, be politically savvy and have a comprehensive knowledge and working experience of EU political processes.

Main responsibilities:

  • Lead WWF’s communications and campaigning work towards the EU
  • Ensure that Communications is represented within the senior management team
  • Generate options of how Communications can be used to achieve WWF  long-range policy goals, select the best strategies and ensure the successful  implementation of  those strategies
  • Develop an excellent working relationship with WWF policy and advocacy staff who rely on communications and campaigning for the achievement of their objectives.
  • Develop and maintain excellent working relationships with WWF offices, other NGOs, media and other stakeholders on major strategic communications and campaigning issues. 

What you need: Required Skills and Competencies

  • At least 10 years’ experience in an international or European organization on media, campaigning and political advocacy
  • At least 5 years’ experience in managing a small to medium sized team
  • Comprehensive knowledge of and experience with EU political processes
  • Politically savvy and experienced, i.e. proven record of developing and successfully implementing political communication and advocacy strategies
  • Outstanding communicator, able to present concepts in a compelling way using text, images, or other media
  • Know how to use digital tools innovatively and persuasively
  • Understand project management and implications of decisions
  • Broad understanding of major environmental and conservation issues
  • Excellent understanding of and connection with the Brussels/EU-based media landscape
  • Adheres to WWF’s values, which are: Knowledgeable, Optimistic, Determined and Engaging. 

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

How to apply?

Email a cover letter and CV to

Deadline for applications:

15 September 2015