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Technical Officer - Corporate Relations


Wetlands international is seeking a a representative and pro-active networker, with good communicative and interpersonal skills, and a sensitivity for corporate culture.


Overall purpose of the job: 

Provide support to Wetlands Internationals’ partnership and corporate relations management and develop, implement and report on projects.

 Main duties

  • Provide administrative and technical support to the development, management and coordination of partnership programmes and related projects.
  • Perform associated activities, including liaison, documentation, information management, budgeting, monitoring, reporting, filing.
  • Prepare meetings for partnership meetings: arranging logistics drafting the agenda, preparing documents, coordinate follow-up.
  • Assist with communications and managing public inquiries.


Essential skills and experience

  • Relevant university degree at an MSc level, e.g. ecology, hydrology, environmental studies. 
  • A minimum of two to four years of demonstrated working experience in a corporate setting.
  • Understanding of international conservation and sustainable development issues.
  • Experience in networking and project management and support.
  • Excellent command of English, both written and spoken.
  • Demonstrated excellent coordination, networking and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated analytical and strategic thinking skills.
  • Full computer literacy.


Preferred skills and experience

  • Knowledge of other languages.
  • Demonstrated working experience in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Demonstrated working experience in the not-for profit sector.


Working relations

INSIDE Wetlands International: Corporate Relationship Manager, other staff in Wetlands Internationals Headquarters, network offices’ staff.

OUTSIDE Wetlands International: Partner organisations, corporate organisations, funding organisations

Reporting to: Corporate Relations Manager.
Full-time: 36 hours per week.
Location: Ede office, Netherlands.
Indicative salary: € 2700,- - € 3900,-
Contract: 1-year contract, with an option for extension.



For applying to this vacancy, please send us a resume and an application letter indicating your motivation to before 1 March 2012. Please indicate our reference TO-CR2012 in the subject line of your e-mail.

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