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Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 3 days ago(9/30/2022 2:01 PM)
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Grants Compliance and Donor Reporting Specialist.   Major Function In collaboration with the Sr. Specialist, Financial Reporting and Compliance responsible for all financial reporting requirements and receivables management for assigned projects funded by the US Government (USG) to ensure financial compliance and demonstrate WWF’s capability to manage complex donor funding.  Stays up to date on USG policies and procedures and provides support to the program administrative staff at HQ and in the Country Offices related to financial management of USG funds.  Prepares assigned schedules and components of the Single Audit and various donor required project audit requests as they arise.
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 1 week ago(9/22/2022 5:57 PM)
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Marine Conservation Scientist: Monitoring and Evaluation.   Major Function Across the Chilean Seascape, WWF-US is collaborating with diverse rights holders on locally-determined efforts that promote sustainable livelihoods, nature-based economies, inclusive conservation, and improved governance of marine and fisheries resources. Under the supervision of the Director of Marine Science, the Marine Conservation Scientist will plan and implement overarching monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL) framework for WWF’s marine activities across the Chilean Seascape. This future framework will evaluate the impact of multiple interventions (i.e. fisheries, area-based conservation, market-based) across the seascape, as well as to measure both ecological and social outcomes. In addition to the work in Chile, the Marine Conservation Scientist will conduct research and analysis to support the implementation of the WWF-US Oceans MEL program, working across oceans subteams to track progress, outcomes, and impacts across projects.  They will support the communication of the work internally to ensure it informs programmatic work as well as externally to interested institutions, donors, partner organizations, and the general public through publications and presentations. This position is preferably based in the WWF-US Washington, DC office. Remote candidates will be considered.
Job Locations CF
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(9/21/2022 2:10 PM)
Terms of Reference for National Project Development Consultant, Gabon Project: “Enduring Earth: Accelerating Sustainable Finance Solutions to Achieve Durable Conservation” The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) is requesting Expressions of Interest from consultants or consultancy teams to lead the national project development and documentation process for the GEF-7 Enduring Earth project in Gabon. Applicants should send a CV and cover letter to Robbie Bovino (robbie.bovino@wwfus.org).   **Deadline: September 30, 2022**   As an EOE/AA employer, WWF will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, or protected Veteran status. 1. Background The project information form for the above-referenced six-year, full-size GEF-7 project was approved by the GEF Council on June 21, 2022. The PIF is available here https://www.thegef.org/projects-operations/projects/11014. The project will support the goals of the broader “Enduring Earth” initiative (https://enduringearth.org/), a collaboration of The Nature Conservancy, The Pew Charitable Trusts, World Wildlife Fund and ZOMALAB, the family office of Ben and Lucy Ana Walton which is committed to using Project Finance for Permanence to accelerate conservation and community development around the world. Project Objective: To catalyze sustainable, long-term investment in globally significant conservation areas in 2-3 target countries and enable scaling out of the Enduring Earth approach in additional countries, contributing to the 30x30 goals. Countries: Global, Gabon, Namibia, and an additional geography (likely the Eastern Tropical Pacific, to be confirmed in August/September 2022) The Theory of Change will be implemented through in-country investment in Gabon and Namibia (Component 1), global scale out of PFP in Component 2, and project level M&E and KM in Component 3. Project Component 1 will develop a multi-partner strategy for long term financial sustainability of the marine, freshwater and terrestrial protected and conserved areas of Gabon, and the terrestrial conservancies of Namibia. “Project Finance for Permanence” (PFP) will be the approach used to deliver long term financial sustainability. The PFP approach will be tailored to the scope and characteristics of each country. Initial assessments suggest that PFP will be viable in both Gabon and Namibia. Component 2 will assess the viability of a PFP in an additional geography(ies) and facilitate learning and exchange among countries with PFPs in implementation or design. Component 3 will conduct project level knowledge management and will ensure effective project monitoring and evaluation. The development of the ProDoc and associated documents for the global WWF GEF project “Enduring Earth: Accelerating Sustainable Finance Solutions to Achieve Durable Conservation” requires significant input and support from each of the countries included in the project. This will involve (in coordination and consultation with global teams) completing work in the following four themes:   - In-country project development, including: - Developing and managing a detailed workplan of activities to ensure timely delivery, in line with the overall project development workplan - Reviewing and commenting on the processes, templates, guidance notes etc for national level inputs (including ToRs, templates for situation & stakeholder analysis, execution strategy inputs ) - Recruiting and managing national consultants, as necessary - Ensuring that letters of co-financing from stakeholders are acquired in a timely manner. - Stakeholder engagement, to ensure that stakeholders are involved in design through processes that enable timely and meaningful consultations informed by an in-depth stakeholder This includes close engagement with the GEF OFP and others. - Country-level technical input. Gathering, synthesizing, and compiling national level technical inputs to the ProDoc and associated documents in accordance with guidance and templates These include: - Situation analysis - Stakeholder analysis and stakeholder engagement plan for the project development phase - Gender and youth analysis and gender and youth action plans - Safeguard requirements (including providing required information, local and national disclosure of final safeguard documents together with stakeholder engagement plan for execution) - National level priorities (strategic activities, targets, budget and workplan) - Review and quality control. Country teams will be responsible for reviewing draft ProDoc documents in a timely manner 2.      Objective for this Role The detailed project design process will be undertaken over the period July 2022 until June 2023. The lead national project development consultant will support full project development in Gabon over this period, by gathering, synthesizing, and compiling technical inputs; incorporating the inputs and perspectives of stakeholders; reviewing and providing timely comment on project documents; and providing review and quality control over relevant materials.
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 7 days ago(9/26/2022 3:17 PM)
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Director, Freshwater & Food Transformation, Sustainable Commodities. Major Function World Wildlife Fund (WWF) one of the world’s leading conservation organization, seeks a Director, to the Freshwater & Food Transformation team’s engagement in major initiatives to drive responsible demand for commodities. In this role, the Director leads and implements global strategies to achieve sustainable supply chains and develops new initiatives for the Freshwater & Food team to contribute to these strategies.   In addition, the Director will represent the Freshwater & Food team in various internal and external working groups, steering committees, meetings, conferences, etc. to drive alignment around WWF’s strategies for sustainable commodities on issues that include deforestation and conversion-free commodities; developing and reviewing strategic documents or reports including WWF global commodity strategies and major corporate engagement initiatives; exploring other new programmatic areas and funding opportunities for the WWF-US Freshwater & Food; and other strategic planning activities.
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(9/15/2022 2:14 PM)
 World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Technical Lead, SBTN Oceans Hub, as part of the WWF-US Oceans team. WWF is partnering with the Science Based Targets Network (SBTN) to engage companies and cities directly in reducing their contribution to ocean degradation while providing an opportunity to implement sustainable practices with far-reaching environmental benefits. The SBTN Technical Lead will serve in support of WWF’s contributions as a co-leading organization of the SBTN Ocean Hub. The WWF technical lead will work closely with the technical lead hosted at Conservation International and liaise with a broader SBTN Oceans advisory group. The SBTN Ocean Hub is focused initially on the launch of a Seafood Value Chains workstream, which aims to provide guidance and develop methodology for private sector companies to set science-based targets related to their seafood supply chains.
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 1 week ago(9/22/2022 5:31 PM)
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Specialist, Media & External Affairs.   Major Function The Specialist, Media & External Affairs works to develop communications strategies and implement public relations tactics, including proactive media relations and other strategic communications to advance WWF’s conservation mission and drive engagement with policymakers, the public, influencers, and media. The position supports the Media & External Affairs team’s work related to the organization’s Conservation goal teams.
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 5 days ago(9/28/2022 9:41 AM)
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Senior Program Officer, Nature-based Adaptation Solutions, Climate Goal.   Major Function The Senior Program Officer leads research and analysis and project management and implementation for WWF’s growing body of work incorporating nature-based solutions and natural infrastructure in building land/seascape scale climate resilience in WWF priority places. Working with other WWF goal and influence team staff and field offices, the SPO will lead contributions for critical components of existing and new WWF climate adaptation and resilience and other WWF goal team projects and programs, including the Asia’s Linear Infrastructure: Safeguarding Nature (ALIGN), Sustainable Infrastructure Program in Asia (SIPA), and Bezos Earth Fund (BEF) mangroves projects, and new initiatives supporting private sector partners in designing for nature-positive development and landscape scale resilience. Working with the Director of Climate Risk Management and Resilience and other key adaptation team staff, the SPO also will lead key contributions to Green Climate Fund (GCF) and Global Environment Fund (GEF) proposal development processes, including those focused on sustainable infrastructure and nature-based solutions for resilience.
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(9/21/2022 3:33 PM)
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Coordinator, Integrated Marketing.   Major Function As the world’s leading conservation organization, WWF works in nearly 100 countries. At every level, we collaborate with people around the world to develop and deliver innovative solutions that protect communities, wildlife, and the places in which they live. WWF works to help local communities conserve the natural resources they depend upon; transform markets and policies toward sustainability; and protect and restore species and their habitats. Our efforts ensure that the value of nature is reflected in decision-making from a local to a global scale.   The Integrated Marketing Coordinator is a key member of World Wildlife Fund’s Marketing team. With guidance from the Integrated Marketing Manager, you will be responsible for supporting effective marketing campaigns to drive donation revenue to protect wildlife and their habitats. The Coordinator’s work for WWF will include support to online advertising, email acquisition, budget management, and data analysis – including across social media, search and display advertising. -  
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(9/19/2022 10:45 AM)
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a SPO, SBTN Oceans Hub & Nature Positive Business, as part of its US Oceans team.   Main Function WWF is partnering with the Science Based Targets Network (SBTN) to engage industries directly (e.g. the seafood sector) in reducing their contribution to ocean degradation while providing an opportunity to implement sustainable practices with far-reaching environmental benefits. The SPO will oversee WWF’s contributions as a co-leading organization of the SBTN’s Ocean Hub, focused particularly on the launch of the Ocean Hub’s Seafood Value Chains workstream, which aims to provide guidance and develop methodology for private sector companies to set science-based targets related to their supply chains. The SPO will serve as project manager for the SBTN Oceans Hub development primarily the seafood workstream but also in support of the development and management of the broader SBTN Oceans Hub. The SPO will work to ensure alignment of the SBTN Oceans Hub with the WWF’s Nature Positive Business platform to seek synergies in content and alignment. 
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(9/22/2022 1:14 PM)
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Activism Outreach Intern.   Main Function This paid internship is based in the US and will provide an opportunity for a college-level senior or recent college graduate to play a role in helping grow the WWF-US activism program. Specifically, the intern will work on projects that will help better connect activists in the US – including our most engaged and committed activists, Panda Ambassadors – to each other and WWF’s work. The intern will work directly with members of the Activism and Outreach team and assist with content creation, internal coordination, and in-platform social implementation. We’re looking for candidates passionate about conservation and communities with experience on social media platforms, a history of leadership, and an eagerness to learn.
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(9/15/2022 2:11 PM)
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Senior Specialist Fisheries as part of the WWF-US Oceans team. Under the supervision of the Director of Marine Science, the Senior Specialist will support the establishment of guidelines for implementation of other effective area-based conservation measures (OECMs) in Chile. The incumbent will liaise with diverse stakeholders to identify the right mix of tools and interventions for more collective impact. The incumbent will ensure this work connects broadly to global conservation policy dialogue (i.e. 30 x 30 initiative, CBD, FAO), as well as internally to the WWF-US Oceans Strategy, the WWF Network, and the implementation team at WWF-Chile. Additionally, this position will work closely with the monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL) team to design an implementation plan and ensure the program’s alignment with WWF’s objectives, strategies, and goals.   Major Function Under the supervision of the Director of Marine Science, the Senior Specialist will support the establishment of guidelines for implementation of other effective area-based conservation measures (OECMs) in Chile. The incumbent will liaise with diverse stakeholders to identify the right mix of tools and interventions for more collective impact. The incumbent will ensure this work connects broadly to global conservation policy dialogue (i.e. 30 x 30 initiative, CBD, FAO), as well as internally to the WWF-US Oceans Strategy, the WWF Network, and the implementation team at WWF-Chile. Additionally, this position will work closely with the monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL) team to design an implementation plan and ensure the program’s alignment with WWF’s objectives, strategies, and goals.
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 1 week ago(9/23/2022 10:15 AM)
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Program Associate.   Major Function The Program Associate assists with administrative and programmatic tasks related to the projects CMI 2.0 Private Sector Leadership, Public Finance and Seafood Finance. Under the direction of the Director of Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation, this position works to support the Markets’ program goals and objectives (e.g., CMI 2.0 Private Sector Leadership, Public Finance and Seafood Finance) through conducting research and analysis, organizing information and materials, drafting reports, proposals and presentations, and assisting with project management, policy development and analysis. Coordinates major activities for the program, communicates with staff on ongoing activities, and administers and monitors budgets, contracts, and other assigned projects.
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 4 weeks ago(9/8/2022 12:22 PM)
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Development Coordinator, Gift Planning.   Major Function The Development Coordinator, Gift Planning will support WWF’s expanding Gift Planning fundraising program by coordinating fundraising and marketing efforts for Legacy Circle members and prospects.
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 1 month ago(9/1/2022 10:56 AM)
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Development Coordinator, Trusts and Estates.   Major Function This position supports the Trusts and Estates team by performing a variety of standard and occasionally complex administrative duties, such as the processing, organization, receipt and reporting of all testamentary gifts to WWF. The coordinator is also responsible for supporting the smooth functioning of the team and its activities using demonstrated administrative and organizational skills, a working knowledge of the estate administration process with a basic knowledge of WWF programs and policies.
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(9/19/2022 1:50 PM)
World Wildlife Fund-United States (WWF-US), one of the world’s leading environment organizations, seeks a Director, Carbon Markets Policy and Governance, based in the WWF-US Climate Team. The role will lead and execute WWF’s work on policy and governance on market based mechanisms and carbon markets.
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 2 months ago(8/16/2022 1:27 PM)
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Fellow, Freshwater & Food Transformation, Freshwater.   North American landscapes, along with the critical ecosystem services they provide (carbon storage, clean water, livelihoods for rural communities, critical habitat for plant and animal life, and fresh air) are at risk due to serious environmental degradation and climate change. According to the recent Plowprint Report, corn is one of the top threecommodity crops driving new grassland conversion in the Great Plains (where grasslands are a huge carbon sink) and is tied to 25% of conversion of the landscape overall, and significant nutrient pollution in the Mississippi River basin including a large hypoxic zone in the Northern Gulf of Mexico (Hypoxia 101 | US EPA).Increasingly severe and frequent droughts, floods, fires, and hurricanes are likely to affect U.S. grassland ecosystems, and drought exacerbates soil erosion and aquifer depletion.    As part of the cross-cutting freshwater and food transformation group, this one-year fellowship will advance regenerative agriculture and livestock across the U.S. to protect natural ecosystems, improve both production practices and watershed health, while also supporting local communities, local economies, and livelihoods.This position will liaise with a corporate partner to determine baseline landscape and watershed health, map local stakeholder and organization engagement opportunities and support prioritization of targeted interventions(conservation practices, local partnership, policy, etc.) for specific locations toyield meaningful conservation outcomes.   
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 2 months ago(8/17/2022 12:47 PM)
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Manager, Member Solutions.   Major Function Ensures world-class customer service and communications with WWF’s members and the supporters. The Manager, Member Solutions, serves as primary lead in relationship management of Call Service Center(s) (CSC) and other Member Solutions’ vendors. Enhances WWF member experiences by identifying opportunities to improve processes and either collaborating on or leading related projects.
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 2 months ago(8/15/2022 10:53 AM)
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organization, seeks a Senior Administrative Assistant at our Washington, DC office.    Major Function The Senior Administrative Assistant is responsible for performing a variety of standard and frequently complex administrative duties, accounting tasks and special projects to ensure the smooth functioning of the Climate & Energy department. Uses administrative skills, organizational skills, and a detailed knowledge of the organization and its programs and policies. 
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(9/21/2022 9:47 AM)
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Forest Senior Infrastructure Scientist.   Major Function The Senior Infrastructure Scientist (Senior Scientist) leads on advancing the science and technology that underpins ecologically sound and resiliently built and natural infrastructure.  WWF is expanding an innovative program to spur a new era in developing future infrastructure that ensures the well-being of both people and our planet. The Sustainable Infrastructure Initiative explores and reinforces the benefits of securing natural and nature-based infrastructure while embedding sustainability solutions into every stage of the built infrastructure life cycle. It targets strategies and solutions that improve the efficacy of early-stage actions in strategic and spatial planning, engineering feasibility and design, and project preparation – when decisions have the greatest impact on ultimate outcomes. The Senior Scientist plays a central role in advancing the initiative, building bridges between the natural science, engineering, social science, and planning communities to work with infrastructure development authorities and critical private and finance sector stakeholders to increase awareness and enhance capacities so that sustainable measures become the norm in infrastructure policy and practice.
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 2 months ago(8/11/2022 12:09 PM)
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Director, Commodity Market Mechanisms.   Major Function The Director, Commodity Market Mechanisms is responsible for managing the Markets Institute’s engagement in the development of market mechanisms that drive more sustainable commodity production by developing and field testing the use of market mechanisms to support more resilient commodity production and producers in the face of climate change. In this role, the Director manages two distinct projects. The first will be to use leather supply chains to prototype the development of a commodity fund mechanism that uses market mechanisms and transactions to generate funds to invest in more traceable and transparent hides. The second is to manage the proof of concept for Codex Planetarius, a set of minimal environmental standards for globally traded commodities. The Director will contribute to other related work on commodity strategies in Markets and the Markets Institute.