World Oceans Day Manager
Posted September 19, 2019. Applications due by October 17, 2019
The Ocean Project seeks a creative, entrepreneurial, collaborative, and strategic leader to grow the reach and impact of World Oceans Day and manage the fast-growing World Oceans Day network for year-round action. This person will bring a strong passion to collaboratively helping bring about a better future.
World Oceans Day, on 8 June each year, serves as a global rallying point for raising awareness and promoting personal, community and societal action in fun, positive, and meaningful ways, leading to a more aware, engaged, and sustainable society and a healthier blue planet, including our ocean and climate. Since 2002, we have worked in partnership with key networks, organizations, and individuals to inform, activate, connect, and demonstrate worldwide support for ocean conservation on World Oceans Day, and throughout the year.
Youth engagement and leadership constitutes a major focus for all we do. Each year we develop a conservation action focus that serves to unite the global community around an actionable goal. The World Oceans Day Youth Advisory Council plays a critically important role, not only in engaging young people worldwide, but also as part of an ambitious multi-year strategy to continually expand involvement with all sectors.
The ideal candidate will be a strategic thinker and doer, with collaboration built into their DNA, and with the following: