WWF-Viet Nam: Plastic Communications Officer, The Mitigating Marine Plastic Debris in Vietnam Project (BMU)

Posted on 21 July 2021

Location: Ho Chi Minh or Hanoi
Want to make a positive difference to the future of people and our one shared home - the Earth? Working at WWF could be your opportunity of a lifetime.

All around the world, people are waking up to the deepening crisis of nature loss. A growing realization that nature is our life-support system. And that nobody will be spared from the impacts of its loss. Here at WWF, we are helping to tackle this enormous global challenge.
Our people come from hugely diverse backgrounds and with a variety of expertise, ranging from HR and finance to advocacy and conservation science. We welcome applications from anyone who believes they can help us create a better future for people and wildlife.

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We are an independent conservation organization, striving to sustain the natural world for the benefit of people and wildlife. From individuals and communities to business and government, we are part of a growing coalition calling on world leaders to set nature on the path to recovery by 2030. Together, we seek to protect and restore natural habitats, stop the mass extinction of wildlife, and make the way we produce and consume sustainably.

About WWF-Viet Nam

WWF was one of the first International non-government organizations working in Vietnam. In 1985, WWF began working on a national conservation strategy and since then has worked closely with the Vietnamese Government on a diverse range of environmental issues and implemented field activities across the country. Find out more at http://vietnam.panda.org/. WWF recognizes that its employees are its most important asset. A competent workforce, thoroughly trained, properly motivated and bound together by mutual trust and common objectives is crucial to the success of WWF. 

We are looking for 01 Plastic Communications Officer for the "Mitigating Marine Plastic Debris in Viet Nam" Project (BMU), based in Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh city.

Approved under Decision no. 1426/QĐ-BTNMT dated July 02, 2020, by the Minister of Natural Resources and Environment, the “Mitigating Marine Plastic Debris in Viet Nam” Project facilitates the development of guidelines on communication programs and policy advocacy to capacity building, awareness raising and behaviour change, towards the mitigation of marine plastic debris. The project constitutes a potential contributor to the reduction of marine plastic debris in Viet Nam and the materialization of the National Action Plan for Marine Plastic Debris Management in Viet Nam by 2030.

Major Functions:
  • Implement Plastic program’s communications, campaigns and outreach strategies, procedures and activities in order to promote the public and related stakeholders’ awareness and drive their behavior change on Plastic waste reduction;
  • Align with the plastic communications strategy to increase digital exposure and outreach in the national, regional and international sphere;
  • Coordinate plastic content production and ensure effective and compliant content and brand management and distribution.
Key requirements for the role:
  • Undergraduate degree preferably in Communications, TV/Journalism and/or Marketing or related field
  • Knowledge on working in communication, waste reduction/management is advantage.
  • Good presentation, training skills, report writing skills
  • Identifies and aligns with the core values of the WWF organization: Courage, Collaboration, Respect & Integrity.
  • Demonstrates WWF behaviors in ways of working: Strive for Impact, Listen Deeply, Collaborate Openly, Innovate Fearlessly;
  • Adheres to WWF’s brand values, which are: Knowledgeable, Optimistic, Determined and Engaging;
How to apply

The detailed terms of references are attached to this article. Send us your curriculum vitae & cover letter in English, naming each file: “Full name - CV/CL”.
Please send your applications to recruitment.vn@wwf.org.vn stating in the subject line of the email: Plastic Coms - BMU - Full name.

The deadline is Aug 4th, 2021

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
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