communication Executive

WWF-Romania is seeking to recruit a dynamic and enthusiastic

Communication Executive

(Project-Based -12 months, full-time position, based in Bucharest)

The Freshwater Communication Executive contributes to the mission of the organisation by effective implementation of the projects assigned. The position holder will report to the Freshwater Communication Manager and will collaborate closely with the Freshwater team and the Brand Communication team. 

Your duties will include:

A. Implementation of communication activities from projects

– Understanding the needs of the project and executing specific activities [content writing, website updates, project briefs and white papers, event invitations, newsletters, press releases, media relations, social media posts]

– Contributing to new project writing and developing based on achieved results/as a follow-up to finalised projects or to seizing new opportunities

– Assisting the Freshwater Communication Manager in hiring/contracting external collaborators or part time resources to deliver on specific activities (contracting / briefing / supervising delivery / ensuring quality and timely delivery / payments). 

B. Understanding and communicating the conservation work

– Communicating about conservation projects at internal level 

– Providing relevant conservation content/stories for brand communication and fundraising

– Organising Online or Offline events; contributing to planning and organising stakeholder engagement /external promotion /media events at local and national level

– Contributing to risk assessment and crisis management communication

Financial responsibilities

– Preparing the implementation of budgets, obtaining all costs of resources needed and discuss / obtain approval for it from Conservation /Communication manager

– Supervising the implementation process so that the budget is respected

– Developing cost estimates, the documents necessary for issuing invoices (memos, orders, delivery reports, activity reports) & contract annexes for medium or big projects

– Preparing supplier contract & annexes

We expect from you to:

Adhere to the WWF mission, as well as LIVE in line with the WWF Values: Courage, Integrity, Respect, and Collaboration

Be passionate about engaging people through effective communication

Be interested in topics like environment protection, sustainable living solutions, ecological footprint, climate change, biodiversity 

Be optimistic, sociable, empathetic, 

Be organised and have some project management experience

Be a solution finder

Have strong writing skills

Have ability to work in an international environment and within a multicultural team


University Degree in Communication, Public Relations, Journalism, Marketing or other related field is necessary. Master degree in any of these fields is an advantage

Native language – Romanian; fluent in English, oral and written

Computer literacy 


Minimum 3 years’ experience in communications and/or marketing, working in one of the following areas:  brand management / client service / PR / digital content Past involvement in EU funded projects is a plus. 

Previous work with website management, social media, newsletters, basic photo editing

We offer:

The opportunity to make a difference – for Romania and WWF

Challenging and fulfilling work 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 a great learning environment

If you are interested in joining the global WWF team, email your application documents including your CV and cover letter (in English) to [email protected]. Application deadline: 23.02.2023. Please understand that we can only reply to short-listed candidates. 

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