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Who we are

We are an environmental consulting company. What’s our purpose? We put nature at the heart of decision-making by developing science-based solutions.

We support public and private entities that want to improve the environmental, social and economic impacts of policies, projects and investments. As a spin-off of the University of Padova and a certified B Corp; we work locally and internationally bringing scientific innovation into everyone’s life.

At Etifor we like teamwork, we work hard and we never stop being curious: being part of the team means sharing our values (read our Culture Manifesto to find out more). For us the only thing that really matters is how green your heart is: we welcome and value (bio)diversity in all its forms!

Who we are looking for?

A new colleague for the Marketing & Communication team who will mainly be responsible for creating content for social media and organising events for WOWnature®.

WOWnature is an initiative that enables citizens, organisations, and companies to grow new forests and protect existing ones, in full compliance with the strictest standards of responsible forest management. Read the full ad for details and apply no later than 28 May 2023.

Job responsibilities

The candidate will be part of the Marketing & Communication Unit and will be responsible for the following activities:

  • WOWnature editorial plan (according to the brand’s communication and marketing strategy).
  • Text, graphics, and content for social media
  • Photos and videos
  • Event organisation (the team organises tree planting events involving people, organisations, and companies and other awareness-raising events. The new college will be in charge of logistics, invitations, and communication in collaboration with other team members). This role involves travelling and activities at weekends (you would make up the time in the following days). Flexibility and a driving licence are required.

Educational background

We do not require a degree in a specific subject area, but degrees in the following areas: languages, communication, marketing, or related training courses, will be positively valued.

The educational background says a lot about a person but not everything. If you think you have the right spirit, knowledge and skills for this role, send your application! Etifor offers the opportunity to undertake various training courses, so you must be willing to keep up to date with the topics related to your role.


There is no minimum experience required for this role but of course, if you have one or more years of work in this field behind you, the information will be useful.


Here are the skills we are looking for. Are you the right fit? Please send us your application in English!

Technical skills required:

  • Excellent knowledge of major social media (e.g. Facebook, Linkedin, Instagram, TikTok, Youtube).
  • Excellent knowledge of Italian (written and oral) and online and offline writing techniques.
  • Good knowledge of English. No official certifications are required, but the language level will be tested during the interview, and only candidates with a level of English B2 or higher will be considered.
  • Basic/intermediate photography and video production skills (shooting and editing).
  • Basic graphic design skills (e.g. Canva).

Transversal skills required:

  • Creativity and problem-solving approach.
  • Courtesy and positive communication with colleagues and customers.

What we offer?

Suppose you are in line with our mission and fit with this position. In that case, we will help you grow within the company, have an excellent work-life balance, and positively impact the environment within an international, innovative, and friendly workplace In particular:

  • An exciting and challenging position within a dynamic, innovative, international & smart consultancy company working to connect humans and nature and dealing with the global challenges of climate change and biodiversity loss.
  • A value-driven team, with a balanced gender ratio and 34 average age.
  • A mixed academic and business work environment. Etifor works together with the Department of Land, Environment, Agriculture and Forestry of the University of Padova and our projects are often focused on Research & Development.
  • Flexible working hours and a remote working approach
  • Results-based approach

Depending on the type of contract and on the working years in the company, you will be able to take advantage of the Welfare Plan provided by Etifor, which includes among others vouchers for transports, travels, sport, cultural activities, as well as food stamps of a daily value of 8€.

Contract information

Start: July 2023
Location: the smart-working contract envisages alternating remote and on-site work (our office is in Piazza A. De Gasperi n. 41, Padova, Italy). For this role, the days of on-site presence are approximately 2-3 per week.
Length: 3 years (apprendistato, under 30) or 1 year (over 30), to become permanent
Starting gross salary range: depending on experience and contract type.
Contract type: Full time contract (CCNL Commercio)

How to apply?

The applicant must submit the following documents via the online form (apply for:  Social & Event WOW) published on the page no later than 28 May 2023.

In the online form, you must attach the following materials (saved in a single PDF file)

  • Cover letter (maximum 1 page)
  • Curriculum Vitae 
  • Link to your video presentation (in English)
  • A example of texts and multimedia content created by you (if you have a portfolio send us that, otherwise an A4 page with some examples is sufficient. Our aim is to understand how you write and your aesthetic sense).


  • Application deadline, 28 May
  • Interviews with shortlisted candidates, 5 to 10 June (online by appointment)
  • Invitation to group interview for finalists, by Friday 16 June (by email)
  • Group interview in Padua, Thursday 22 June afternoon, 2-6pm (compulsory attendance to pass selection).

For further information write to us at: jobs@etifor.com