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Impactio Community Manager - Location negotiable

WWF-Australia
  • Join one of the world's largest and most respected conservation organisations
  • Workplace flexibility including monthly RDO
  • WWF-Australia Office location negotiable
  • 12 month fixed term contract

About the organisation

WWF's global vision is to stop the degradation of the planet's natural environment and to build a future in which humans live in harmony with nature. WWF-Australia is part of the WWF International Network, the world's leading, independent conservation organisation. We are active in over 100 countries and have close to 5 million supporters internationally. In Australia and throughout the oceanic region, we work with governments, businesses and communities so that people and nature can thrive within their fair share of the planet's natural resources.

WWF's mission is to halt the decline of threatened plants and animals and to support their recovery. We do this by addressing the threats that affect them using the best available science while working in partnership with communities, Indigenous groups, government and business. The world is changing fast. Our wildlife and wild places face unprecedented challenges. The result is people yearn more for nature and are connected with each other like never before. We know that we can achieve more by partnering, sharing, empowering communities, forming alliances and building a movement for the environment. Working together is the answer. It is our goal to bring about this unified voice for nature.
Learn more about our 60 year history: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5OluzruE9zE

About the role

The Impactio Community Manager is responsible for building and supporting the growing Impactio community of social entrepreneurs, subject matter experts, investors, corporate partners, universities, NGOs and other partners. The role supports and enables the success of innovative social and environmental projects and ventures. This is achieved through a hands-on 'concierge' service, leveraging the assets of a global network of partners, subject matter experts and funders. Success is determined (and measured) by: nurturing/growing the community of venture capital investors, partners, subject matter experts and startups (key to Impactio's value proposition); and, enabling the success of the solutions and startups that use the platform.

Skills, knowledge and experience

  • Experience in digital community management for sustainability or innovation programs.
  • Working knowledge of design thinking and innovation frameworks, principles and practices.
  • Experience with, or understanding of, startup incubator and accelerator methodology.
  • Well-developed interpersonal, verbal and written including cross cultural communication skills.
  • Demonstrated research, analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Collaborative and able to work well both as part of a team and independently in a global, multicultural and virtual environment.
  • Credible experience working in a fast-moving, client-driven environment with evolving needs and changing priorities.
  • Strong relationship-building skills, ideally across diverse global networks with multiple stakeholders.
  • Intermediate level skills in Microsoft Office.

Ideally you will have an interest in environmental conservation, and be aligned with WWF's vision, mission and values of Integrity, Courage, Collaboration and Respect. Experience with event administration and logistics support is advantageous but not essential.

WWF values diversity and is building a workforce that reflects the community we serve. WWF is an equal opportunity employer and Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally & linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds, sex, sexuality and gender diverse (LGBTQIA+) community members, and people living with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Applications

Please see the job description for further details. Applicants can apply via the Apply Now button below. Only those applicants applying online via the eRecruitment System will be considered. Please name your documents with last/first name & include: (1) a cover letter/statements against the selection criteria & (2) your resume (CV).

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