Director of Communications and Membership

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World Cocoa Foundation has an opportunity for a Director of Communications and Membership. The role is based in Washington, D.C. The Director of Communications and Membership provides strategic and technical leadership for the critical communications and membership functions at WCF. The Director is responsible for:

  • Developing and delivering our global communications strategy
  • External positioning of WCF and the industry, including branding and messaging
  • Identifying,managing and mitigating reputational risks
  • Ensuring effective member recruitment, engagement, and retention.

The Director is expected to demonstrate the ability to think strategically and creatively, communicate effectively, and lead the drive for strong communication and membership results. The fast paced and multi-dimensional nature of this role requires an exceptionally well-organized, proactive professional with the ability to judge multiple competing priorities, switching between strategic and tactical approaches. This is an ideal position for a change agent looking to make a valuable contribution.

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About World Cocoa Foundation

The vision of the World Cocoa Foundation (WCF) is a sustainable and thriving cocoa sector–where cocoa farmers prosper, cocoa-growing communities are empowered, human rights are respected, and the environment is conserved. Our mission is to catalyze public-private action to accelerate cocoa sustainability. WCF champions multi-stakeholder partnerships, aligned public and private investment, policy dialogue, and joint learning and knowledge sharing to achieve transformative change in the cocoa supply chain. Visit for more.
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World Cocoa Foundation


Director of Communications and Membership


Sunday 20th January 2019


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