Med Sea Alliance 30x30 Campaign Leader
We are looking for our 30 x 30 Campaign Leader to help us achieve a fundamental objective for the Med Sea Alliance: advance the 30x30 target in the Mediterranean Sea.
The goals of the campaign are to: accelerate progress to ensure that 10% of the Mediterranean Sea is highly protected by 2030; accelerate progress to ensure 30% of the Mediterranean Sea is protected and that this 30% includes priority habitats; improve the effectiveness of Marine Protected Areas by ensuring they have management plans and adequate measures in place which are properly enforced and funded.
To support the achievement of these objectives, the Med Sea Alliance is looking for a full-time Campaign Leader who will be responsible for the building, expansion, oversight and coordination of an impactful 30x30 initiative in the Mediterranean.
The successful candidate will have excellent leadership and campaigning skills, strong track record in project management and acquisition and be able to work with a dispersed and diverse multinational team.
Excellent knowledge of biodiversity and marine protected areas fields and related policy is key. Experience of working in international initiatives, coalitions, partnerships or projects involving multiple stakeholders is essential.
Interpersonal skills, adaptability, public facing and negotiation talents are important.
The Campaign Leader is a key team member of the Med Sea Alliance Coordination team, consisting of the Director, Communications Director and Project Manager.
Responsible to: Director of the Med Sea Alliance
Location: Remote working in a European time zone, with a preference for a Med Coastal State location
Travel: 10%, dependent on COVID situation and protocols
Type of contract: contractual
Compensation: Commensurate with experience.
Working Hours: The position will be part of a remote team spanning different time zones and so the candidate must be able to accommodate regular early/late meetings to be able to work effectively. Periodic domestic and international travel is required.
Equal opportunities: While this position is part of the Med Sea Alliance and reports to its Steering Committee, Global Fishing Watch will act as the fiscal sponsor for the role. Global Fishing Watch is an equal opportunities employer. We hire and promote qualified professionals without regard to actual or perceived race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We believe that our mission is best advanced when welcoming the contributions of people of diverse backgrounds, beliefs and cultures. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all employees and contractors of Global Fishing Watch and our partners, vendors and suppliers.
Please apply by Friday, 24 March
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