Position Available
Arctic Fishery Officer

World Wildlife Fund

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The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) invites applications for an Arctic Fishery Officer. This position will be located in Anchorage, Alaska.

In coordination with the Managing Director, the Arctic Fishery Officer:

  • Develops and implements the WWF-US Arctic Program fishery engagement strategy for Central Arctic and North Pacific fisheries;
  • Works with the Global Arctic Programme and represents WWF-US at local, regional, national, and international fisheries forums and processes relevant to the Arctic;
  • Engages and partners with U.S. Oceans Team fishery projects;
  • Work closely with the Managing Director to ensure conservation programs operate efficiently and effectively, including developing fundraising strategies and proposals;
  • Works closely with the Managing Director to establish annual program goals and with individual team members to establish and track performance; and
  • Manages and supervises programmatic staff.

Qualifications include:

  • 6+ years of fishery management or other resource management experience or 3+ years of experience with an advanced fisheries policy, marine biology, or similar field degree;
  • Experience working with Indigenous or minority communities is desired;
  • Ability to think strategically and synthesize and incorporate input from a variety of stakeholders, collaborators, and other staff;
  • Proactive, self-motivated individual who works well within and team and has demonstrated the ability to work autonomously;
  • Excellent communication skills with multiple audiences;
  • Demonstrated effective public speaking and the ability to communicate complex issues verbally and in written form;
  • Ability to set priorities, manage multiple details simultaneously, and facilitate the work of others;
  • Willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 25% as necessary;
  • Committed to building and strengthening a culture of inclusion within and across teams; and
  • Identifies and aligns with the core values of the WWF organization: Courage, Integrity, Respect & Collaboration.

Applications must include a cover letter and resume.

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