[MARMAM] JOB POSTING: IFAW Marine Campaign Manager

Livermore, Sharon slivermore at ifaw.org
Thu Oct 21 07:23:56 PDT 2021

Good morning,
Please find below a job posting for the MARMAM mailing list:

Marine Campaign Manager - International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW)
Washington, DC 20036, USA
Posted: 6 October 2021
Job details

The Marine Campaign Manager will work as part of the US Campaigns and Policy team to further our North American regional program work, as well as the global IFAW Marine Conservation Program. In addition to working daily alongside the US Office team, this person will work closely with the HQ Development and Communications teams and international Program teams to deliver IFAW worldwide programmatic and institutional goals in program, branding, fundraising and communications, as well as regional programmatic objectives and priorities. This person will be responsible for leading multi-faceted campaigns that include technical and field components, education and outreach, and public policy.

Role and Responsibilities

  *   Work with the US Country Director and Marine Conservation Director to develop and implement IFAW US marine program campaigns and projects that reduce primary threats to marine mammals, including from entanglement, shipping, and anthropogenic ocean noise, as well as threats to marine life and the marine environment overall;
  *   Manage all aspects of campaign development and implementation, including planning, monitoring, impact evaluation, and providing day-to-day guidance on activities and expectations of the implementing team;
  *   Oversee the mapping of external stakeholders and manage relationships relating to advocacy and campaign work;
  *   Lead on the development and writing of grant proposals and other written products targeted to potential funding sources;
  *   Manage campaign budgets, including fulfilling all internal and external reporting and recordkeeping requirements;
  *   Represent IFAW to the US public, federal and local decision-makers, media representatives, outside organizations, and other key opinion leaders;
  *   Identify media and outreach opportunities, in collaboration with Communications, for both conservation progress and IFAW branding;
  *   Provide reports and updates about campaign progress, opportunities, partnerships and anticipated victories, to IFAW internal stakeholders, including the Executive Management Team, Board Members, Development and Communications colleagues;
  *   Provide technical expertise on all relevant campaign issues and, in coordination with the Sr. Legislative Manager, develop and advocate for policies that advance campaign goals;
  *   Develop a network of key government and NGO partners to support campaign objectives in the US and as appropriate, globally.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  *   Bachelor's degree (B.A./B.S.) or equivalent in Marine Biology, Conservation Biology, Natural Resources, Public Policy, Law, or related discipline preferred. Advanced degree ideal.
  *   Experience: 5+ years of experience with campaign development, implementation and evaluation, preferably involving conservation and/or animal welfare issues
  *   An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above
  *   Excellent written and verbal communications skills, including ability to communicate effectively with policymakers, media, and the public
  *   Experience working with diverse audiences and stakeholders to advance conservation programs and priorities
  *   Experience with budget management and reporting
  *   Strong, demonstrated leadership skills
  *   Highly organized, motivated, self-starting, and detail oriented with the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  *   Ability to build and sustain partnerships, including with non-traditional allies
  *   Significant experience in campaign and/or project management and evaluation
  *   Ability to motivate and rally a team towards shared objectives and goals
  *   Strong understanding of how to work through the legislative and regulatory processes to advance campaign objectives
  *   Willingness to travel as necessary, primarily domestically

Desired Qualifications

  *   Technical expertise in issues including, but not limited to, marine mammals, endangered species, NOAA, fisheries, shipping, seafood industry, and international development
  *   Experience serving as on the record spokesperson and familiarity with media relations
  *   Understanding of fundraising and grants, and willingness and ability to raise funds

At IFAW, we aim to create and foster a workforce that reflects and contributes to the diverse, global community in which we work to improve the lives of both animals and people.    We are dedicated to fostering justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion so we actively encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds.
To apply please visit: https://recruiting.ultipro.com/INT1059IFFA/JobBoard/17b588a3-808b-4bc9-aea8-c3385a35ec51/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=ac31c8a0-3ece-4cbc-bc41-deb61c55136a

Many thanks,
Sharon Livermore
Marine Conservation

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