WWF Mongolia announces the position of a Marketing & Economy officer based in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia (12 month with possible extension upon satisfactory performance) | WWF

WWF Mongolia announces the position of a Marketing & Economy officer based in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia (12 month with possible extension upon satisfactory performance)

Posted on 12 June 2018
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WWF-Mongolia is extending the conservation work for snow leopard and its prey in six different Mountains in Western Mongolia, Altai Sayan Ecoregion by introducing/implementing five year conservation project. The project’s overarching goal is  “The future of the second largest global population of the snow leopard “Irbis” – the Northern subspecies – is fully secured through functional connectivity of subpopulations in Russia and within Mongolia and elimination of poaching and retaliation killing in the sustainably managed critical habitats”.  
Major Functions: Ensures effective implementation of the marketing objectives at snow leopard project for herders and communities on procedures, standards, development, experiences respond to queries on matters relating to snow leopard and its habitat protection.  
Duties and Responsibilities:               
Ensures effective implementation of objectives 2 and 4, and other activities in relation to the project as follows:   
-Develop and leads the economic analysis and marketing options for existing and potential products by the project beneficiaries.
-Plans marketing survey, event/campaign and ensures its implementation and results.
-Initiates rural market research and converts complex analysis with recommendations for local marketing initiatives.
-Supports business plans development by the project beneficiaries and its implementation by herders, communities and local administration.
-Creates innovative ways to link herders and local communities with the existing and potential businesses.
-Supports  project team in day to day marketing activities related to the project activities
- Plan, develop and deliver campaigns as agreed within timescales.
- Prepares, and integrating all publications of market survey on livestock husbandry marketing related publicity to achieve objective.  
-Makes contracts with related partners (private & public) and monitor compliance with contractual terms, particularly reporting, providing guidance and ensuring timely receipts.
-Establishes and maintains strategic stakeholders for the implementation of the project.
-Assists with development and implementation of project activities together with wildlife traffic and law enforcement and communication staff.
-Contributes project annual outcomes and conservation plan of snow leopard and its habitat protection, and ASER programme at WWF Mongolia
-Manages effectively the budget related to marketing.
Required Qualifications:
-A higher degree in marketing, economy-related field. Relevant work experience in social marketing field may be substituted for higher academic qualification.
-Technical proficiency in the field of social marketing, public relations field, with professional experience in project/programme planning and implementation.
-Excellent understanding of development partnerships, fundraising, donor strategies, functions and international relations.
-Familiar with conservation and natural resource management issues in Mongolia is an advantage.
-Excellent oral and written communications skills in English.
-At least 6 years professional experience in programme and project management including marketing and communication.  
Required Skills and Competencies:
-Strong skills in four essential roles of a marketer: Strategic thinker, innovator, integrator and implementer.
-Ability to liaise effectively with individual, communities and corporate sectors and good communication and negotiation skills.
-Excellent inter-personal skills, including the ability to develop and maintain strong relationships within WWF -Network and, as required, with external stakeholders.
-Strong leadership and team building skills.
-Excellent oral and written communications skills in Mongolian and English.
-Adheres to WWF’s values, which are: Knowledgeable, Optimistic, Determined and Engaging.
All interested candidates should submit:
-CV and cover letter
-Copy of diplomas, certificate and testimonials of degrees obtained
-3 or more names and contact details for reference
-Copy of  Identification Card
Email to info@wwf.mn
Contact information: Inter Office 4th floor, 8th khoroo, Sukhbaatar district, Amar Street-4 Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Only those who meet the requirements will be contacted. Please be aware that if you have not been contacted within two weeks after the closing date, your application was not successful.
Deadline for applications:  25 June 2018
WWF is an equal opportunity employer and committed to having a diverse workforce.
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