Overview

WWF Armenia is looking for a Partnerships and Communications Manager to join its team. The Partnership and Communications Manager is responsible for coordinating and supporting communications, partnership development activities in WWF-Armenia. He/ she provides communication consultation for potential and existing partners, implement communication plans with partners and the Network.

Responsibilities:

Communications
- Develop, implement and continually update the communications strategy of WWF-Armenia;
- Draft and prepare budgets for annual communication plan. Assist project coordinators in budgeting of project communication component;
- Disseminate the image, values, mission and objectives of WWF-Armenia among the selected public to facilitate the projects implementation in the priority areas;
- Create stronger presence and awareness of WWF in the country through cooperation with the State institutions, country media and NGO society;
- Develop an outreach strategy targeted to the media, decision makers and key actors relevant to conservation and environmental issues;
- Support the implementation of projects in the field by facilitating communications between all different actors involved;
- Write, edit, commission and where authorized, approve all related press releases, advertisements, brochures, fact sheets, features, news stories, Caucasus regional newsletter, Armenian websitewww.panda.org/armenia;
- Build and manage a top quality media library of photos and videos, monitor and archive coverage of WWF-Armenia activities in various country media;
- Act as a media spokesperson as required.

Partnership Development
- Assist country director in effective coordination and consultation with corresponding units at WWF International, WWF Network offices, WWF CauPO and Governmental institutions of Armenia;
- Assist country director in effective coordination and consultation with corresponding units at WWF International, WWF Network offices, WWF CauPO and Governmental institutions of Armenia;
- Assist Country Director in developing, implementing and continually updating Partnership Development Strategies for WWF-Armenia;
- Build relationships with business and private sector for raising the funds and promoting greater environmental responsibility;
- Ensure engagement of existing partners and maximize their funding potential, seek other engagement opportunities as appropriate, manage policy dialogue, build capacity in partners.

Note: This terms of reference covers the main tasks and conveys the spirit of the sort of tasks that are anticipated proactively from staff. Other tasks may be assigned as necessary according to organizational needs.

Required Qualifications:

- Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or a relative field;
- Proven experience in integrated marketing communication;
- Proven managerial experience;
- Experience in an International organization will be considered as an advantage;
- Strong organizational and interpersonal skills with the ability to function in a multicultural environment;
- Familiarity with financial and facilities management principles;
- Analytical mind with problem-solving skills;
- Excellent organizational and multitasking abilities;
- A team player with leadership skills;
- Fluency in Armenian, English and Russian languages;
- Excellent presentation and public speaking skills;
- Proficiency in MS Office;
- Adherence to WWF’s values: Knowledgeable, Optimistic, Determined and Engaging.