World Resources Institute Jobs in China
Position: Communication Assistant
World Resources Institute is a global research non-profit organization established in 1982 under the leadership of James Gustave Speth. It receives funding from the MacArthur Foundation. In general, the organization promotes environmental sustainability, economic opportunity, and human health and well-being. WRI partners with local and national governments, private companies, publicly held corporations, and other non-profits, and offers services including global climate change issues, sustainable markets, ecosystem protection, and environmental responsible governance services.
The World Resources Institute is seeking a Communication Assistant for smooth operations of organizational aim in China. S/he works closely with the Communications Officer and program staff in China and the central communication team in Washington DC.
In particular, the Communicational Assistant will do the following duties in the organizational context
- Work closely with program teams (cities, climate, energy, finance, water, and others) to support the design as well as to deliver effective and impactful communications strategies, plans and activities.
- Develop and implement strategies to enhance the visibilities of WRI China’s social media outlets. Similarly, work closely with program teams to develop contents and update social media outlets.
- Review programmatic materials and support the program teams to ensure that they meet WRI’s quality standards.
- Similarly, oversee the development of communication materials, including contracting translators, designers, and printing house, to ensure timely and high-quality production of materials.
- Support programmatic communication activities and events, including arranging and sending out media invitations and overseeing the design and production of event materials.
- Furthermore, provide photo support to China program teams.
- Masters Degree in any field. In addition to that, at least three years of working experience in a similar field.
- Excellent interpersonal skills and passion to work with people across all levels and with different cultures. Similarly, excellent writing and oral communication skills in Chinese as well in English.
- Commitment to WRI’s mission and values.
- Prior engagement on environmental and/or international development focus area is a plus.
- Furthermore, working knowledge of Microsoft Office 365, SharePoint, and other collaborative work platforms.