Position title: Communication Officer Dzanga Sangha Protected Area (DSPA)
Reports to: Principal Technical Advisor Dzanga Sangha Protected Areas (DSPA)
Location: Bayanga, Central African Republic
Date: April, 2019
I. Major Functions
Liaises closely with the Technical Advisor, field staff partners and local communities to obtain news and information from them that can be used to market Dzanga-Sangha and make it known to a wider global audience. Liaises closely with the WWF Regional Office for Africa and the WWF International Communications Team to provide them with information on programmes activities, and work together for global campaigns. Interact with all target groups, including the local communities in and around Bayanga in order to provide regular news articles, photographs and features on activities and the unique area of Dzanga-Sangha.
Participates in bi-weekly Africa community of communicator’s communications calls.
Required Skills and Competencies
Adhere to WWF’s values: Knowledgeable, Optimistic, Determined and Engaging.
Internal: WWF partner offices, communications unit at WWF Regional Office for Africa and International, programme staff, field staff
External: Interacts with in-country governmental institutions, non-governmental organizations and different stakeholders in the Bayanga area and in Bangui, service providers for specific communications tasks, journalists
Email a cover letter and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
The subject should read COMS-DSPA2. Deadline for applications: April 28, 2019. Thank you in advance for your interest in this position. Please note that only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted for follow up. If you have not been contacted six weeks after closing, consider your application unsuccessful.
Female and African nationals applicants are encouraged.
WWF is an equal opportunity employer and committed to having a diverse workforce
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