Job: Communications Manager Online

Tired of working for a business that doesn’t take corporate social responsibility seriously enough? Struggling to help senior staff understand the value of community and conversation? Want to cuddle a Panda Bear?

Communications Manager Online

Do you thrive on the web? Do you want to help protect our planet?

We are seeking an experienced Online Communications Manager to manage develop and implement strategies for effective online communications. The successful applicant will work with WWF staff and external agencies to communicate online to assist WWF-Australia achieve its communication, fundraising and conservation goals.

This position develops effective online campaign strategies in support of WWF’s national communications strategy. The position focuses on leveraging emerging online social media channels (such as weblogs, Flickr, YouTube etc.) to expand and engage WWF’s audience. The position also advises on the direction of all WWF’s online properties (e.g. wwf.org.au, futuremakers.com.au).

The ideal candidate will be adept at juggling projects and priorities, will love working in a team environment, and have demonstrated experience managing corporate and campaign-related (e.g. product or advocacy campaigns) websites. Experience developing strategies and tactics for online communications, familiarity with technical concepts and proven project management experience also essential. Attention to detail and a keen eye for design is desirable.

A detailed position description with selection criteria is provided below. Enquiries may be directed to Grant Young on 02 8202 1234.

Please send applications, with covering letter, CV and a statement addressing the selection criteria by 13 April 2007 to Matt Mackenzie via email to jobs-au@wwf.org.au or by post to:

GPO Box 528
Sydney NSW 2001

Grant sent me the indented bit. I made up the “cuddle a Panda” bit. Could you tell? Here’s the link and here’s the .pdf full job description. Good luck!

Laurel Papworth

Named by Forbes™ Magazine in the Top 50 Social Media Influencers globally, named Head of Industry, Social Media (Marketing Magazine™) and in the Power150 Media bloggers (AdAge™). CERT IV Training and Assessment certified trainer (Diplomas and Certificates etc) Adult Education. Laurel has manager Facebook Pages for Junior Masterchef, Idol, Big Brother etc. and have consulted on private online communities for banks Westpac, not for profits UNHCR & governments in SE Asia. Lecturer, social media, University of Sydney for 10 years and Laurel has 11,000 online students. Laurel Papworth personally connects to 6 million followers online and has taught around 100,000 people in the last 10 years how to be social media managers.

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  1. Thanks Laurel – much appreciated. Just wanted to let you and your readers know that the closing date has been extended for another two weeks…

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