Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Public Relation Officer - Al Wabra Wildlife Preservation

Sheikh Saoud Bin Mohd. Bin Ali Al-Thani

Application Information for the position of
Public Relation Officer
Deadline for applications: As soon as possible

General Information:
Al Wabra Wildlife Preservation (AWWP) is Sheikh Saoud Al Thani’s private breeding centre for threatened wild animals. since January 2000, a professional wildlife management is established and AWWP. The mission of AWWP is to maintain
genetically and demographically sustainable captive populations of animal species by providing best facilities conducive to breeding success, behavioral, nutritional and health requirements. At the moment more than 2,000 wild animals (about 500 birds and 1,500 mammals) in 95 different species are under the care of AWWP. Some of the animals are very rare in captivity and/or highly endangered. Few of them are only kept in captivity at AWWP. The preservation is managed by an international team of veterinarians, curators, biologists and keepers (42 staff). AWWP is non-commercial and not open to the public.

Job description for the position as Public Relation Officer:
- Providing information and data research on conservation projects
- Organizing appointments and meetings
- Development of work strategies and work schedules
- Administration and management of multimedia data and archives
- Managing the production of all collaterals
- Maintenance of the corporate website and intranet
- International and local correspondence
- Visitor tour guide

Applicants for the position must fulfill the following requirements:
- Experience in public relation work for conservation projects
- Experience in office administration, good computer know-how (Word, Excel, Power Point)
- Experience in design / desktop publishing (Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Indesign)
- Experience in production management
- Flexibility and good organizational skills
- Good communication skills and fluency in English
- Ability to work independently and within a motivated international team

To ascertain the suitability of your qualification and background, please answer the following questions; it’s not necessary to provide a positive answer always:

1. Which kind of public relation work have you done before? Please give details.
2. Which computer programs are you familiar with?
3. Which languages do you write and speak? Where have you learned them?
4. Have you ever organized or coordinated work strategies? If yes how and in which context?
5. Are you able to work independently?
7. What are your experiences in public relation work for conservation projects? Please provide an example.
8. Have you ever worked together with different nationalities? What are your experiences with this?
9. What are your personal targets and what do you expect from the work in Qatar?
10. Why should we hire you?
11. How much salary are you asking for? How much have you received before?

Working conditions:
Accommodation is free at the Preservation. Four weeks holiday with one paid ticket home per year. Flexible working hours, depending on the work load. Al Wabra will offer a two year-contract with an initial probationary period of one month. Salary will be discussed after more application details are known.

The position needs to be filled with a skilled person, to maintain and increase our high standard. Do not hesitate to ask for more details.

Please submit your CV and the answers of the above questions to:
Marie James, Public Relations Officier
P.O. Box 44069, Al Wabra Wildlife Preservation, Doha, State of Qatar
Fax: +974 471 8707  website:

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