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Advertised: 20 Oct 2021

Position: Singapore Bird Race Coordinator

Job Type: Contract

Overview
The Nature Society (Singapore) is the country’s leading conservation non-government organisation. Established in 1954, it has helped build a strong base of professional scientists, naturalists and casual nature lovers in Singapore and the surrounding region, and was instrumental in the establishment of protected areas such as the Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve.

Today, the Society continues to lead and organise outreach activities to promote nature awareness and biodiversity conservation in Singapore. One of the Society’s flagship events is the Singapore Bird Race, which has been held every year for over three decades. The Society is now seeking for a project coordinator to oversee the organisation of the 2021 Singapore Bird Race, and to work closely with diverse stakeholders.


Duties and Responsibilities
  • To organize the 2021 Singapore Bird Race (SBR)
Work with the Singapore Bird Race Organising Committee, and the Nature Society (Singapore)’s Secretariat to coordinate and manage  engagements, registrations and meetings
Be the focal point of liaison activities
Formulate and implement a social media plan for event outreach, including but not limited to the creation of new content
Coordinate the procurement of event-related supplies and gifts
Coordinate and organise pre-event and closing virtual events
Coordinate development of communication materials for website and other platforms
  • Provide support to NSS Secretariat for meetings, events and activities, and ad hoc tasks where needed.

Skills and Qualifications
  • Coordination and events management skills/experience
  • Team-player, ability to reach out to, and engage diverse stakeholders
  • Social media content development
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Data management skills
  • Familiarity with wildlife conservation in Singapore
  • Ability to work independently

Terms of employment
Contract (up to 3 months, late-Oct/Nov – late-Dec/Jan 2021)


Education and Experience Requirements
  • At least a Bachelor’s degree or Diploma in Environmental Science, Biology or a related field
  • Experience in project/events organisation and management
  • Experience with the use of social media
  • Good spoken and written English
  • Familiarity with MS Excel, Word, Powerpoint and Google suite

Remuneration
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications & experience.


Application
Applicants should submit the following:
• Cover Letter detailing their interest in the position and expected monthly salary.
• Resume with contact and personal details, highlighting relevant education, experiences, and skills.

• Two references with full contact details of the referees.

For hard copy submission, mail to Kerry Pereira, Nature Society (Singapore), 510 Geylang Road, #02-05 The Sunflower, Singapore 389466.

For soft copy submission, email to kerry@nss.org.sg.

Please write “Application for Singapore Bird Race Coordinator” on the top right-hand corner of the envelope or email subject line.

Applicants will be reviewed as we receive submissions. Position will close as soon as we find a suitable candidate.



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