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Job posting: Communications Consultant at IFAW in Japan

Communications Consultant
International Fund for Animal Welfare – Japan
Location: Tokyo, Japan

The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW, one of the world’s leading international animal welfare organization, seeks a Communications Consultant to increase and strengthen IFAW’s profile in Japan by producing communications to external stakeholders — primarily IFAW Japan’s community of existing and potential supporters. These communications include both online and offline media, based on campaigning and fundraising requirements.

Interfacing with the IFAW Program departments to ensure timely conception, production and delivery of compelling and quality communication material (print, collateral, online, etc.)
* Executing distinctive and effective content to support tactical initiatives of the IFAW Japan Team as directed by the Country Director from time to time
* Reporting IFAW Japan’s activities and achievements to other IFAW offices and departments

* Fluent Japanese language skills (speaking and writing)
* Good English language skills
* At least 2-3 year’s marketing or communication experience, preferably in a renowned advertising agency or communication organization
* Excellent conceptualizing, writing and editing skills
* Understanding of contemporary Japanese culture, literature and trends
* Strong co-ordination and teamwork skills
* Ability to multi-task, work under pressure and under aggressive deadlines
* Working knowledge of office automation, and hands-on experience in desk top publishing suites
* Advocacy or campaign experience raising or mobilizing public awareness and action

The contract is for 1 year with a 3 month trial period with the option to renew. The position reports to the IFAW Japan Country Director. The position is based at the Tokyo Japan Office of IFAW.

Please email resume and cover letter to Vinh Do at