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Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 2 months ago(4/18/2022 5:53 PM)
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Senior Policy Lead, No Plastics in Nature    Focused on developing, coordinating, and advancing policy positions related to addressing plastics pollution and waste management systems to help WWF effectively define and achieve its long- and short-term objectives, including external advocacy efforts.  This will be accomplished in part by working in close partnership with other WWF teams, in particular, the Private Sector Engagement team. Works in conjunction with other members of the PGA team, to ensure internal and external coordination regarding other WWF policy priorities and advocacy outreach to US government partners. As appropriate, works closely with WWF field programs, conservation science, communications, activism, and resources departments, as well as U.S. government officials and other NGO policy teams, to shape WWF policy on plastic pollution, waste management, and efforts to promote a circular economy and environmental justice related to plastic production and waste management. In consultation with the Director of Government Affairs and Advocacy, contributes as needed to achieve a core set of conservation objectives through U.S. Government action by implementation of those strategies in certain issue areas as defined.
Job Locations GT-Ciudad de Guatemala
Posted Date 3 months ago(4/12/2022 4:49 PM)
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Chief of Party, Guatemala Prosperous and Resilient Landscapes.   WWF is seeking a COP to lead the anticipated USAID Prosperous and Resilient Landscapes project. This project will increase the prosperity and resilience of rural communities in Guatemala by investing in sustainable management practices that reduce land-based greenhouse gas emissions and improve livelihoods, especially for forest dependent communities, indigenous peoples, women, and youth. The project will work to strengthen forest conservation and integrated fire management, apply climate-smart livestock practices, implement landscape restoration activities, and improve and expand agroforestry systems and sustainable soil management practices.
Job Locations GT-Ciudad de Guatemala
Posted Date 3 months ago(4/12/2022 4:49 PM)
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks Technical Experts.    WWF is seeking Technical Experts (multiple openings) for long-term positions for the anticipated USAID Prosperous and Resilient Landscapes project. This project will increase the prosperity and resilience of rural communities in Guatemala by investing in sustainable management practices that reduce land-based greenhouse gas emissions and improve livelihoods, especially for forest dependent communities, indigenous peoples, women, and youth. The project will work to strengthen forest conservation and integrated fire management, apply climate-smart livestock practices, implement landscape restoration activities, and improve and expand agroforestry systems and sustainable soil management practices.
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 3 months ago(4/13/2022 4:17 PM)
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Natural Capital Postdoctoral Fellow.   As the Global Science Research Fellow, you will work with Nature-based Solutions Measurement and Evaluation Team (NbS M&E Team) and country teams to evaluate the contributions of nature to people associated with our conservation strategies and management. You will use a variety of qualitative and quantitative assessment tools, including modeling tools using remotely sensed data and information about benefits as defined by local communities,  to evaluate the benefits over the life of the project.     As the Global Science Research Fellow, you play a key role in the Natural Capital Project partnership, an effort to map, measure, and value nature's contributions to people using a diverse portfolio of modeling tools. You will be expected to collaborate with researchers from the Natural Capital Project and leverage the deep knowledge of the partnership to design and implement a research program to evaluate nature’s contributions to people across the Bezos Environmental Fund project sites. You will report directly to the WWF Chief Scientist. 
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 2 months ago(4/18/2022 9:34 AM)
Major Function World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the world’s leading conservation organization, seeks a Program Officer, US Corporate Climate Engagement, to join our dynamic and influential team based in Washington, DC office. With guidance and support from the Deputy Director, Corporate Climate Engagement, the Program Officer supports key WWF initiatives, including the new Climate Business Network and the Science-Based Targets initiative (SBTi), which work with businesses and their supply chains to accelerate climate action. Our work includes helping companies to: set and implement SBTs (including Net Zero), explore opportunities to go beyond these targets and invest in nature-based solutions, navigate the complexities of climate-related claims and to support ambitious climate-related policy.    Key Responsibilities - Corporate Climate Target Setting and Implementation Support:  Engages and supports WWF corporate climate partners on issues surrounding accounting for value chain greenhouse gas emissions, setting Science-Based Targets and net-zero commitments, strategies for emission reductions, and engaging and mobilizing suppliers. Stays up to date on the landscape of corporate climate methodologies and commitment/implementation/reporting platforms. - Corporate Partnerships: Supports the teams’ work on our individual corporate relationship workplans; developing new partner proposals, annual workplans and routine partner communications; collaborating with WWF global network; and the Climate Business Network (community calls, periodic webinars, and in-person topical meetings and the annual conference). - Cross-functional Collaboration: Collaborates with WWF Private Sector Engagement team, other program goal teams and the WWF global network to advance corporate climate action. - Other duties as assigned by manager. Skills and Abilities The position requires knowledge of corporate climate target setting, mitigation strategies, and GHG accounting/reporting standards (e.g. Greenhouse Gas Protocol).  Preference will be given to candidates with experience in corporate climate target setting and business-NGO collaboration.  - Position requires 2 to 4 years program or other professional experience and bachelor’s degree. Background in consulting or other direct engagement with corporate sustainability teams is a plus. - Knowledge of corporate sustainability landscape as well as climate-related methodologies and platforms (e.g. Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi)) relevant to corporate climate ambition and implementation preferred. - Strong interpersonal, organizational, analytical and project management skills. - Outstanding oral and written communication skills. - Ability to operate with independence, effectively plan and prioritize responsibilities, and meet deadlines in a dynamic and fast-paced environment. - Ability to work effectively as a team member with a wide range of individuals and cultures.
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 2 months ago(4/19/2022 3:29 PM)
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Donor Communications Project Management Specialist.   Major Function The Donor Communications and Stewardship (DCS) team helps cultivate, solicit and steward WWF's prospects and donors. This includes developing communications and stewardship strategy by audience, creating promotional/informational materials, and producing concepts, proposals for high-end prospects and stewardship reports for individual donors. The Donor Communications Project Management Specialist position performs a variety of complex project management duties, while managing a small portfolio of donor communications and stewardship projects. The specialist plays a critical role in managing the workflows of all donor communications and stewardship projects, from initiation to close, liaising with communications teams across WWF, and ensuring work is completed thoughtfully, thoroughly, efficiently, and to the satisfaction of both internal and external stakeholders. The position will be a key contributor to a dynamic and creative donor communications and stewardship team at WWF.
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 3 months ago(4/5/2022 1:46 PM)
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Manager, Ocean Markets.   Major Function The Manager-Oceans Markets leads the development and execution of new engagement with sectors impacting nature positive seascapes and ocean productivity and resilience, including but not limited to coastal development, marine renewables, shipping, and plastics.  The Manager will build multiple programs targeted at creating market-based engagement with industry to mitigate impacts of these sectors on our oceans and seeking to strive for nature positive business.  In addition, this position will manage 2-3 oceans corporate partnerships while implementing strategies for cross-partnership impact and outreach. This position will be responsible for managing current partnerships, as well as heavily focused on building new ones. The Manager-Oceans Markets will be responsible for planning, managing, communicating, implementing, monitoring and improving program priorities and activities as associated with the noted major areas of focus.   As a Senior level contributor in Oceans Markets the Manager presents and represents WWF in different Oceans Markets forums and meetings with partners, corporate representatives, country directors and donors (WWF, Network, national and global stakeholders). The Manager of Oceans Markets will be required to liaise internally and externally across the WWF network to find alignment and opportunity in our new sector engagement.
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 3 months ago(3/24/2022 4:35 PM)
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Director, Total Rewards.    Major Function Plans, directs, implements, and manages the competitive, equitable, efficient, and compliant operation of all total rewards activities which include, but are not limited to WWF’s health and welfare plans, job family and compensation structure, annual merit increases, and rewards and recognition program.
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 3 months ago(4/6/2022 11:18 AM)
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Senior Administrative Assistant.   Major Function The Senior Administrative Assistant is based out of our Washington, DC office and is responsible for a variety of standard and frequently complex administrative duties. The Senior Assistant also supports accounting tasks and special projects to ensure the smooth functioning of department or program using administrative skills, organizational skills, and a detailed knowledge of the organization and its programs and policies. Communicates on a daily basis with the department staff, staff from other departments, as well as external partners, such as donors and government agencies, to coordinate activities, and obtain and disseminate information
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 4 months ago(3/10/2022 3:22 PM)
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Ecosystem Carbon Specialist.   Help WWF in producing solutions to the world’s largest environmental problems – biodiversity loss and climate change – at the intersection of science and practice. The Ecosystem Carbon Specialist (ECS) will join the Global Science team, working with the Global Climate Lead Scientist and the Senior Director for Forest Carbon Science in assessing the climate impacts of WWF’s portfolio of projects and initiatives. The ECS will support global and country Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) teams and partners in estimating carbon emissions, carbon sequestration, and other climate indicators associated with nature-based solutions (NbS) activities. NbS activities include the conservation, restoration, and management of forests, mangroves, and other ecosystems. This is a unique opportunity to connect cutting edge science and research, modeling, spatial, and field-based quantification methodologies, to practical work across various countries. The ECS will be instrumental in helping build WWF’s capacities in estimating ecosystem-based contributions to climate change mitigation and adaptation.
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 3 months ago(4/7/2022 12:23 PM)
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Senior Financial Analyst, Fundraising & Communications.   Major Function Responsible for all budgeting (revenue and expense) and financial management, accounting, long-range planning, and general administration for all departments within the Fundraising & Communications divisions of WWF. Coordinates and implements departments’ operating policies, procedures, and practices to facilitate effective and efficient fulfillment of objectives and goals. Responsible for ensuring that all Fundraising & Communications departments and their budgets are compliant with WWF and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles policies and procedures. Processes the joint costing of membership expense between public education and fundraising.
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 3 months ago(3/30/2022 1:20 PM)
World Wildlife Fund-United States (WWF-US), one of the world’s leading environment organizations, seeks a Finance Director to join as a founding member of a new initiative, the Nature-Based Solutions (NbS) Origination platform, co-created and co-led by the WWF-US Climate Team.   Nature-Based Solutions (NbS) seek to address the three intertwined global crises of climate change, biodiversity loss and inequitable development. Well-designed NbS simultaneously prioritize the improvement of livelihoods and human well-being; the protection and enhancement of natural capital; and the generation of carbon reductions or removals at landscape scale. WWF is establishing the Nature-Based Solutions (NbS) Origination Platform – jointly created and led by the WWF-US Climate and Forest teams – to originate, structure, resource and implement NbS interventions for both private and public actors in a cohort of a pre-identified forest landscapes that will demonstrate and set the bar for high-integrity climate and nature impacts and benefit-sharing. Selected landscapes in Latin America and Asia will be the initial geographic focus.
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 3 months ago(3/29/2022 3:26 PM)
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Director, Agriculture Impact Investing.   Major Function Impact Investing is a new and emerging approach that deploys investment capital into new business models that create key benefits for people and planet. WWF is launching a new strategy called WWF Impact, where we will seek to make or support investments in companies where we see a business / markets innovation that can drive significant improvements in key priority areas for WWF such as food systems, forestry, oceans, freshwater, etc.    The Regenerative Agriculture Impact Investing Director will lead WWF-Impact’s investing work in the regenerative agriculture sector.    The Director will identify and lead WWF Impact investments in early-stage startups and growth companies that support innovations essential to achieving multiple conservation goals, including halting deforestation, achieving zero habitat conversion, mitigating GHG emissions, and freezing the footprint of food production. The Director will evaluate new investment opportunities, lead investment due diligence, negotiate terms, make investment recommendations, monitor and assist portfolio companies post-investment, and make portfolio construction recommendations that drive impact priorities and deliver positive financial returns.   The Director will focus on investment and partnership opportunities that support regenerative agriculture approaches in key areas, including:  advanced / sustainable farming, precision agriculture, soil management & improvement, and water management.  The Director will work closely with WWF Goal Teams such as the Food & Freshwater team to align WWF Impact with broader WWF conservation strategies.  The Director will identify trends across agriculture innovations, partner with global industry experts, and clarify which strategies have the potential to achieve impact at scale.
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 3 months ago(3/22/2022 12:17 PM)
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Global Oceans Lead Scientist.    Position location is negotiable.   WWF’s half-century of conservation success is rooted firmly in science; it informs and underpins everything we do. WWF is applying the best available natural and social science to strategies across sectors to ensure the information required to enable a just transition to a more resilient, equitable and sustainable planet can stick.  The pace and scale of this transition will dictate success or failure for nature, climate change, and sustainable development. Success requires a team with intellectual depth that energetically embraces the opportunity and risks to innovate, attempt, and adapt sustainability solutions with efficiency at the intersection of science and practice.     The Global Oceans Lead Scientist (Lead Scientist) provides the scientific leadership for WWF’s Oceans Practice. The Lead Scientist is an important partner to the Chief Scientist and the Oceans Practice across our WWF Network, providing thought leadership, scientific analysis in support of goal and strategy development, and the management of internal and external science talent to support the Global Oceans team in advancing WWF’s ambitious agenda. The Lead Scientist will serve as a member of the WWF Global Science Leadership Team, providing expertise and support for interdisciplinary analyses to advance cross-functional strategies. This is an opportunity for a dynamic, strategic thinker who is passionate about conservation and has demonstrated success in leading rigorous scientific research with partners to support issues related to ocean conservation.
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 3 months ago(3/22/2022 12:50 PM)
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Global Biodiversity Lead Scientist.   Position location is negotiable.   WWF’s half-century of conservation success is rooted firmly in science; it informs and underpins everything we do. WWF is applying the best available natural and social science to strategies across sectors to ensure the information required to enable a just transition to a more resilient, equitable and sustainable planet can stick.  The pace and scale of this transition will dictate success or failure for nature, climate change, and sustainable development. Success requires a team with intellectual depth that energetically embraces the opportunity and risks to innovate, attempt, and adapt sustainability solutions with efficiency at the intersection of science and practice.          The Global Biodiversity Lead Scientist (Lead Scientist) provides the scientific leadership on biodiversity for WWF’s Practices. The Lead Scientist is an important partner to the Chief Scientist, the Global Conservation Director, and the Practice Leaders, in particular the Wildlife Practice Leader, across our WWF Network.  She/he will provide thought leadership, scientific analysis in support of goal and strategy development and implementation, and the management of internal and external science talent to support and advance WWF’s ambitious agenda. The Lead Scientist will serve as a member of the WWF Global Science Leadership Team, providing expertise and support for interdisciplinary analyses to advance cross-functional strategies. This is an opportunity for a dynamic, strategic thinker who is passionate about conservation and has demonstrated success in leading rigorous scientific research with partners to support issues related to biodiversity conservation.
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 4 months ago(3/10/2022 3:33 PM)
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Senior Director, Communications, Markets and Markets Institute.   Major Function This roll is rooted in communications expertise and a deep understanding of each program. The role bridges conversation, communications, and fundraising priorities. This person will co-create and articulate conservation. Develops and leads on communication strategies/plans to create awareness, build consensus and deliver conservation outcomes at scale while raising brand awareness among key stakeholders. Identifies content ideas and opportunities that can be leveraged to reach and engage diverse audiences (e.g. the public, policy, corporate, donors, etc.).
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 4 months ago(3/2/2022 6:15 PM)
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Analyst, Benefits & Compensation.    Major Function The Compensation & Benefits Analyst role supports and administers WWF’s benefits and compensation programs.  This role consults with employees and managers on benefits-related matters and is the primary point of contact for compensation and benefits related inquiries for headquarters and field staff.  This role works with the Total Rewards team and WWFs broker to ensure that WWF’s programs are competitive and serve to attract and retain employees.  This role also works with the HR Operations team to maintain accuracy of benefits data in various systems. 
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 4 months ago(2/16/2022 11:04 AM)
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Coordinator, Donor Communications and Stewardship.   Major Function The Coordinator, Donor Communications & Stewardship position performs a variety of standard and often complex administrative duties and accounting tasks, while managing a small portfolio of donor communications and stewardship projects. The position will be part of a dynamic and creative donor communications and stewardship team. The coordinator plays a critical role in ensuring the efficient management of the department’s operations and is responsible for liaising with the broader Development Department, external communications teams, and program experts to understand the organization’s operational, programmatic, and fundraising policies. This role will also support the creation of high-quality and engaging donor materials and activities, such as donor acknowledgement letters and fact sheets. In addition to a passion for WWF’s mission, the position requires an entrepreneurial spirit, exceptional communication, customer service, and project management skills, and the ability to interact professionally with colleagues and stakeholders at all levels. The ideal candidate will understand basic principles of fundraising and must maintain the highest degree of confidentiality regarding donor information.
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 4 months ago(2/17/2022 12:27 PM)
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Senior Program Officer, Corporate Engagement, Forests.   Major Function The Senior Program Officer’s (SPO) major function is to engage US companies, primarily via WWF’s Forests Forward corporate engagement program, to reduce their forest impact and support nature-based solutions in key forested landscapes to benefit nature, people and climate.  The SPO manages relationships with corporate partners, developing and implementing robust action and monitoring plans, tracking budgets, coordinating closely with other WWF network offices on landscape-scale forest conservation efforts; and communicating updates and outcomes.  The SPO also works to recruit new companies into the program.  The SPO engages with a variety of external NGO and public agency partners; provides research and technical support for WWF Forest team initiatives; and represents WWF at conferences and events. The SPO promotes uptake of tools and technologies to help companies manage sourcing risk, set robust targets, avoid illegal wood, demonstrate transparency, and measure impacts.  The SPO works closely with colleagues on WWF-US forests and private sector engagement teams as well as colleagues on climate, food, freshwater, and other goal teams. 
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 4 months ago(3/10/2022 12:56 PM)
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Operations Associate Specialist, Country Office Unit.   Major Function The Operations Associate Specialist plays a key role for the Country Office Unit team in delivering the Unit’s strategy and contributions towards operational excellence and conservation impact performing a variety of complex administrative duties and special projects to ensure the smooth functioning of the Unit and support to Country Offices.  The position works closely with key functional areas including Conservation, Operations, Financial Management, Risk Management, Communications, Business Analysis and logistical support.