Coordinator, Private Sector Engagement - 23056

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World Wide Fund for Nature

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Washington, DC, United States

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7 days ago

World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Private Sector Engagement Coordinator.

Major Function
The Private Sector Engagement (PSE) Coordinator assists the Plastic and Material Science team in the development and management of corporate partnerships and multi stakeholder engagement work to advance WWF’s conservation mission, maximize revenue, and increase awareness of WWF among the US public. The Coordinator supports the implementation of transformational business practice engagements and facilitates research, development of materials, project support, communications, and consultant support to help drive WWF’s priorities and goals within the private sector.
  • Performs administrative support functions for the Vice President and Plastic and Material Science Team (up to 50% of time), including external meeting coordination with private sector partners, and internal meeting coordination with the Plastic and Material Science team to advance project and program management.
  • Performs various project and relationship management activities, including direct coordination and engagement with WWF partners and the development of materials related to the retention of existing and prospective partners (i.e., drafting activity summaries, grant award memos, etc.).
  • Supports the development of materials, analyses, reports, presentations, etc. for WWF research, projects, and private sector engagements. Works with the broader team as they acquire and gather data relevant to specific conservation projects from conservation peers, government agencies, and universities.
  • Assists with external communications activities and projects, including project management support of major activations, as well as the development of materials like presentations and slide decks, talking points, blog posts, digital content, and social media copy.
  • Provides occasional administrative support to the Plastic and Material Science team, including planning internal events and stakeholder meeting events.
  • Attends calls and meetings with WWF staff, stakeholders, and corporate partners, compiling notes as necessary, summarizing key points and action items in collaboration with Supervisor.
  • Tracks and monitors basic financial information and metrics for existing corporate partnerships, compiling and providing reports to PSE team members.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience required.
  • One or two years’ experience in account management or, development marketing-related field preferred.
  • Demonstrated history of leadership, initiative, and work accountability
  • Values contributing to larger goals and projects and working on a fast-paced dynamic team.
  • Demonstrated desire to learn; an analytical mind and attention to detail are a plus
  • Enjoys developing new ideas and approaches to reach goals
  • Enjoys finding creative solutions to problems or roadblocks
  • Possesses excellent organizational skills and the ability to follow through on long-term projects
  • Excellent communication skills including written and verbal; proofreading/editing capabilities required
  • Ability to manage time and prioritize under tight deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently
  • Experience with corporate supply chain sustainability and corporate sustainability more broadly are a plus
  • Competent in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook); experience with database management is a plus
  • Committed to building and strengthening a culture of inclusion within and across teams.
  • Identifies and aligns with WWF’s core values: Courage, Integrity, Respect, and Collaboration:
    • Demonstrates courage by speaking up even when it is difficult, or unpopular.
    • Builds trust with colleagues by acting with integrity, owning mistakes, and holding oneself accountable.
    • Welcomes other points of view and ideas, recognizing and embracing different and contrary perspectives with kindness, curiosity, and encouragement.
    • Makes conscious efforts to promote cooperative practices, behaviors, and ways of working across many groups and individuals.
WWF is committed to maintaining a safe and healthy workplace and requires all US-based staff to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. WWF will consider requests for accommodation from the vaccine requirement based on disability, medical contraindication, sincerely held religious belief, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.

To Apply:

  • Submit cover letter and resume through our Careers Page, Requisition #23056
  • Due to the high volume of applications we are not able to respond to inquiries via phone

As an EOE/AA employer, WWF will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, or protected Veteran status. WWF values diversity and inclusion and welcomes diverse candidates to apply.