African Wildlife Foundation Program Assistant-China Relations Jobs in Kenya

African Wildlife Foundation Program Assistant-China Relations Jobs in Kenya

  • As an international organization focused on Africa, AWF has a unique role to play supporting governments in Africa to achieve the sustainable development goals, with this AWF is expanding its partnerships with governments and key stakeholders globally.

  • Given China has become one of the most significant influences on development in Africa, therefore, AWF has committed to engaging China to raise awareness of African wildlife and wild lands, the role China plays in the future of wildlife conservation and impacts China can have on the continent.

  • To implement a successful engagement strategy with China, we are seeking a program assistant, China Relations, who will report to the Manager of External Relations, China and play a key role in supporting the implementation of AWF’s China engagement strategy; assist in communications planning, outreach and relationship building in China and with Chinese entities and partners in Africa; and support the establishment of the relationships with relevant African government institutions as well as Chinese government.

  • This position will be based in Nairobi, Kenya.


  • Assist in conducting the research on Chinese government policy and activities that are relevant with Africa’s conservation and development.

  • Support the implementation of AWF’s China strategy by working closely with the supervisor as well as with other AWF relevant departments.

  • Assist with relationships building with relevant African government institutions including African embassies in China.

  • Support the engagement with AWF key stakeholders in China such as government, leading zoos, academic institutions to enhance AWF’s profile and credibility in China.

  • Working closely with AWF communication and marketing team to
    develop content regularly regarding China program, which will be updated on AWF Chinese and English website, social media.

  • Support the event planning and logistic arrangement in China or Africa, such as AWF’s annual exhibition in China.

  • Work closely with other AWF departments such as country directors as needed to obtain necessary support for the purpose of engagement with Chinese companies.

  • Carry out any other relevant duties that may be assigned by supervisor from time to time.


  • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 1-2 years of experience working in the context of Chinese organizations that is related with public relations, communications or a closely related field.

  • Knowledge of and a broad view of China, especially good understanding of China’s socio - economic and political matters.

  • Candidates with knowledge on Africa conservation, wildlife and wildlands and Africa development preferred.

  • Good ability to speak, write, edit in both Mandarin and English.

  • Good ability in research and communications skills.

  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced
    collaborative environment while prioritizing and managing multiple deadlines.

    How to Apply

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