- Bachelor’s degree required; advanced degree in a relevant area or equivalent experience preferred.
A minimum of ten years of experience in public policy and non-profit work, including experience with campaigning, political engagement, lobbying and strategic campaign development
A broad understanding of environmental issues and particularly marine issues both in the United States and internationally.
Demonstrated strong political and campaign skills. Ability to synthesize information and to focus quickly on the essence of an issue/problem and develop a solution. A strong commitment to producing measurable results.
Able to set short- and longer-term planning goals in line with project management. Demonstrated ability to meet multiple deadlines by maintaining a high level of organization. Able to independently develop and move projects.
Strong interpersonal skills; able to develop and manage productive relationships with consultants, donors, partners and others who contribute to the development of a project. Excellent listening skills.
Seasoned judgment, able to make decisions, justify recommendations, and be responsive, clear and firm with colleagues and partners.
Fluency in English required; fluency in Spanish or French desirable.
It is anticipated that the individual in this position will undertake international travel for approximately 60% of their time to meet campaign objectives.
Compensation and Benefits
As this is a full-time position, we offer a competitive salary and complete benefit program, including: comprehensive, affordable health care through medical, dental and vision coverage; financial security with life and disability insurance; opportunities to save using health savings and flexible spending accounts; retirement benefits to help prepare for the future; and work/life benefits to help you maintain a good balance.
This is an equal opportunity employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Considering qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, sex, ethnicity, religion, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or gender identity, military/veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.