The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) is a not-for-profit, international membership organisation that is working to transform markets to make sustainable palm oil the norm. To do this, we have united stakeholders from all sectors of the palm oil supply chain and civil society to develop and implement global standards for sustainable palm oil production and procurement.

At RSPO, we believe that a not-for-profit organisation is made successful by the passion, skills, and expertise of its people. They are the ones who drive our organisation to new heights and guide us through the next phases of our development.

As part of the Communications Unit, the Senior Executive, Graphic Design (SEGD) will be responsible for steering RSPO’s brand activities and digital assets with the aim to enhance RSPO’s image and reputation as a sustainability leader.

The SEGD role will involve:

  • Revamping and maintaining RSPO’s brand identity in line with the organisation’s new brand positioning.
  • Designing RSPO-related audio-visual, animated and interactive assets and communications material.
  • Conceptualising, creating and revamping design solutions to meet the needs of the organisation.
  • Ensuring design outputs are recognisable as RSPO assets, and have high visual impact, interaction, and engagement amongst stakeholders.
  • Elevating and maintaining a high quality, timely and process-driven design function.

The location of this role is Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.


The SEGD will need to be agile and be able to operate in a landscape that is constantly evolving. The candidate must possess communications, interpersonal, creative, and technical skills to work seamlessly with the Communications team, other divisions within the organisation, and with external design agencies and vendors.

Duties include but will not be limited to the following:

  • Create, develop, and execute high quality, on-trend creative assets, including static and animated content such as infographics, short videos, podcasts, and others for use across multiple channels (digital, social media, and print)
  • Support RSPO teams across all markets with conceptualisation/ideation of design deliverables in line with the Communications’ Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • Review RSPO’s existing collateral and flagship reports/documents to develop shareable and digestible content for promotional use.
  • Continue to develop the RSPO Brand Identity in line with RSPO’s revised brand positioning.
  • Review and update RSPO’s content bank in line with the latest design trends and industry best practice.
  • Keep abreast of latest design software and skills training for personal and team growth.
  • Line manage Executive, Graphic Design and closely collaborate with Copywriter(s) and other Communications colleagues to ensure timelines and objectives are met.
  • Oversee external agencies/freelancers where required to produce design content in line with RSPO brand guidelines.
  • Monitor use of RSPO design and visual content by internal and external stakeholders, ensuring the RSPO Brand Guidelines are followed consistently.

Apart from the duties stated above, to perform any duty or duties reasonably assigned.



  • Bachelor Degree / Diploma in Graphic Design / Creative Multimedia or equivalent


  •  5+ years’ experience in designing projects on digital platforms
  • Experience managing designers is desirable

Technical & Professional Knowledge

  •  Competent in graphic design software – Adobe (Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator), Canva, InCopy
  • Experience with Adobe Animate and After Effects

Essential Skills

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and interact with different stakeholders
  • Highly organised and a proactive problem solver
  • Be able to resolve issues in a timely manner
  • Flexible and dependable
  •  Proficiency in English with good communication skills
  • Ability to establish good rapport and cooperative relationships with internal and external parties of different backgrounds and/or nationalities
  • High integrity and a good team player
  • Goal oriented and organised
  • Quantitative and qualitative skills
  • Self-motivated and self-directed


Your commitment and passion to drive innovation will be rewarded with an opportunity to work in an international multi-stakeholder organisation, where making a difference to People, Planet and Prosperity is not just a statement, but what we passionately believe in.

Operating within a dynamic and fast-paced environment, you will enjoy functioning within a role that offers the

opportunity to broaden your skill set and develop your capabilities.


Qualified applicants are invited to send in their updated CV giving comprehensive details of educational background, work experience, and related achievements to [email protected] Please state “Job Application – Senior Executive, Graphic Design” in your email subject line.

**RSPO is an equal opportunity employer. Due to the volume of applications received, only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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