FSC's mission is to promote environmentally sound, socially beneficial, and economically viable management of the world's forests. We achieve this through FSC certification, ensuring forests around the world are responsibly managed. For more information on FSC, visit our website at www.fsc.org.

To effectively meet the challenge of protecting the world's forests, we are committed to ensuring we have the world's most skilled people working with us. This commitment extends to everyone who works in FSC worldwide: from those that lead the design of policies and standards, through those that roll out these policies and standards on the ground, to those that provide us with the backbone to do our work.

We are looking for an engaged Communication Consultant for FSC Ukraine, who brings solid expertise and a passion for FSC's mission, to work with us in a multinational environment.

The Scope

The Communications Consultant will be engaged in developing and implementing the communication strategy of FSC Ukraine, promoting FSC and its impact among relevant stakeholders such as governments, NGOs and media.

Main Roles and Responsibilities

  • Engage media and opinion leaders in the FSC Ukraine activities;
  • Work with potential T1 media and pitch the communication outputs;
  • Create and adapt relevant content for FSC Ukraine's communication channels.

Terms and Conditions

Location: Ukraine, Kyiv (preferable).

Type of contract: service agreements.

Duration of service: until the end of 2024.

Travelling: sporadic travels might be required.

Reporting to the director of FSC Ukraine.

Starting Date: immediately after selection.

Service Deliverables

  • Communication plan for Q3/Q4 of 2024 and for 2025;
  • Tailored communication support for:
  • one round table;
  • four webinars;
  • six workshops or other events;
  • Localization of four global press releases;
  • Twelve local press releases;
  • Six pitches leading to at least six publications about FSC outcomes;
  • At least ten unique social media posts every quarter;
  • Quarterly report of the media coverage.

The application process consists of three stages:

I. Submit your motivation letter, addressing the following questions:

  • Describe a successful communication campaign you led and its impact (100-200 words);
  • Briefly describe a communication strategy you would develop for an important project relating to the forestry sector in Ukraine. Include key elements such as target audiences and main messages (100-250 words);
  • Provide an example of how you fostered collaboration among stakeholders to achieve a communication goal (100-200 words).

II. Selected candidates will be invited to participate in a video interview, where they will be asked to discuss their approach on communication and their views on the future of communication management.
III. Final candidates will be invited for an in-person interview to further discuss their experience and qualifications.

If you are interested in this position, please submit your CV and motivation letter in English to email: p.kravets@ua.fsc.org by May 31, 2024. Please do not send any photos of yourself.

We will confirm receipt of your application. However, only candidates shortlisted for an interview will receive notice of the outcome of the selection process and will be further contacted. Should you not receive a confirmation of receipt, please check your spam filter and if you cannot find it there, contact us by phone: +38 044 223-68-45

Please be informed that by applying, you automatically accept our Data Protection Information on processing your personal data.

We are looking forward to your application!