The World Design Organization (WDO) is currently recruiting an accomplished Community Engagement Officer to join its Secretariat team. This is a full-time permanent position. However, candidates can expect to work from home during the COVID-19 pandemic. Similarly, while its secretariat office is located in Montreal (Canada) prospective candidates from UTC times zones: -9 to +2 may apply to ensure overlap with the rest of the team.
Reporting to the Managing Director, the Community Engagement Officer will play a leading role in the development and implementation of community relations strategies to actively engage WDO’s various internal and external stakeholders such as its members, past board of directors, as well as public and private sector partners, in the organization’s international programming.
Working cross-departmentally, a keen understanding of project management, communications and public relations principles are required. A proven ability to apply sound judgment as it relates to social media and outreach strategies, as well as a willingness to conceive and implement innovative solutions will be an asset to improve the organization’s efforts to empower its communities to use the WDO Network and collaborate with WDO in its aims to promote and share knowledge of industrial design-driven innovation that enhances the economic, social, cultural, and environmental quality of life.
As the principal stakeholder relationsʼ liaison, the Community Engagement Officer will also play a critical role in the deployment and management of an online community platform and database.
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