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World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Development Officer, Annual Giving.
Identifies, cultivates, and stewards high-value annual giving donors and prospects. Manages a portfolio of donors and prospects, including Leadership Partners ($10,000 to $25,000) and Partners in Conservation ($1,000 to $10,000) with capacity to significantly increase their annual support. Works toward achieving World Wildlife Fund’s fundraising objectives for the Annual Giving team, following Development department priorities and goals.
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Communications Specialist, Private Sector Engagement.
Develops and implements communications with WWF’s corporate partners as part of a broader strategy to inspire and motivate business audiences to take on the mantle of corporate leadership. Supports the Private Sector Engagement (PSE) division by helping implement a communications strategy focused on increasing awareness of the WWF brand through transformational business practice engagement and mission-focused communications, including executive-level outreach. This position is based in Washington DC. All candidates are requried to be availble Eastern Standard Time.
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Program Officer, Resilient Coastal Habitats.
Under the supervision of the Lead Specialist, Oceans, the Specialist, Resilient Coastal Habitats will support planning, coordination, communication, and implementation of program activities for existing and new partnerships and projects in collaboration with other goal teams, departments and field offices. This position will work on a portfolio of projects for the Resilient Coastal Ecosystems team, with a primary focus on the “Mangroves for Communities and Climate” project.
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Digital Fundraising Associate Specialist.
The Associate Specialist will be primarily responsible for supporting the WWF-US Integrated Marketing team’s email program and digital fundraising efforts to inspire donors to help WWF fulfill its mission. Under direction of the manager, the role includes developing and optimizing emails and donation forms; tracking, analyzing, and reporting on their performance; building supporter-engagement touchpoints; and conducting quality assurance. Areas of focus include increasing conversion rates and revenue, innovating and ensuring high-quality standards to achieve results; and maintaining and updating code.
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Senior Assistant, Oceans.
The Senior 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.
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Senior Communications Specialist, Oceans.
The Senior Communications Specialist leads the development and execution of communications strategies and plans to advance the WWF-US Ocean team’s major initiatives and the organization’s ocean conservation goals. This position plays a critical role in leading the Ocean team’s communications efforts with internal and external audiences and implements defined projects. The work of the communications specialist is central to the overall success of the Oceans team’s programmatic communications.
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Title: Nature Metrics Senior Program Officer
Job Family/Level: Program / Senior Specialist
Reports to: Director, Agricultural and Environmental Metrics
FLSA status: Exempt
Revised Date: May 2021
The Senior Program Officer (SPO) will assist with the planning, managing, coordinating, implementing and communicating Nature Measurement Framework efforts with one of WWF’s largest strategic corporate partnerships. The role will coordinate across goal teams (including Freshwater & Food, Forest, Oceans, Private Sector Engagement) and WWF Network as needed to provide project support, relying heavily on a working knowledge of environmental science, conservation interventions, planetary boundaries, various environmental accounting methodologies and spatial data expertise.
The Senior Program Officer will be responsible for supporting senior staff on projects including drafting documents and guidance, attending conference calls, conducting literature searches, spatial data analysis, method development and calculations, and research support on longer term research projects.
The SPO will engage with various experts both within and outside WWF to stay up to speed on
the latest analysis, tools and approaches and to engage with key platforms, forums and partners to influence and affect change in the metrics dialogue related to sustainability of landscapes, seascapes, and food systems. Management, analysis and synthesis of large data sets, to forecast threats and spot trends will be a component of this work.
- Support Senior Staff on our engagement with nature measurement efforts with corporate partners and the Science-Based Targets Network more broadly. Partner with other NGOs through these projects and focus on technical deliverables, including linking spatial and supply chain data.
- Provide project support to staff on current and emerging nature measurement projects. This will rely heavily on a working knowledge of environmental science, conservation interventions, planetary boundaries, various biodiversity, land, freshwater and ocean accounting methodologies and tools, and spatial data expertise.
- Provide project support to senior staff on research projects including literature searches, review and writing.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
Skills and Abilities
- A bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science/Management, Life Cycle Assessment (LCA), Carbon Accounting, Natural Resource Management, Engineering, Business, Industrial Ecology or a related field, with a minimum of 6 years experience in associated field, is required
- A master’s degree or equivalent experience in Environmental Science/Management, Life Cycle Assessment (LCA), Carbon Accounting, Natural Resource Management Engineering, Business, Industrial Ecology or a related field, with a minimum of 3 years experience in associated field, is preferred.
- Experience working with the private sector. Knowledge of market-based approaches to solving environmental challenges is critical.
- Three years specific experience working on metrics, climate mitigation, technical standard.
- A good technical knowledge on Science Based Targets (both GHG and nature) including metrics and measurement
- Knowledge of carbon accounting, life cycle assessment, natural capital accounting, climate change, remote sensing, GIS, agriculture, forestry, freshwater, supply chain dynamics, trade data analysis and database development, is preferred.
- A good understanding of climate mitigation scenarios
- Ability to bridge the gap between technical standards, business engagement and advocacy
- Ability to provide day to day expertise on SBTs across climate and nature and speak to multiple technical and non-technical audiences
- Perfect command of the English language. Any other language/s an asset.
- Resourceful self-starter, excellent research, writing and analytical skills, strong project management and interpersonal/collaboration skills are required. Demonstrated business acumen.
- Committed to building and strengthening a culture of inclusion within and across teams.
- Identifies and aligns with WWF’s core values: Courage, Integrity, Respect, and Collaboration:
- Demonstrates courage by speaking up even when it is difficult, or unpopular.
- Builds trust with colleagues by acting with integrity, owning mistakes, and holding oneself accountable.
- Welcomes other points of view and ideas, recognizing and embracing different and contrary perspectives with kindness, curiosity, and encouragement.
- Makes conscious efforts to promote cooperative practices, behaviors, and ways of working across many groups and individuals.
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Social Media Associate. This position will be based in Washington, DC.
This position is responsible for helping the team develop and produce social media videos, use analytics to help inform the teams content creation, find and develop new ways to use video on social media, including growing and expanding our channel activation, and assisting the Director of Social Media and Digital Engagement in the development and implementation of impactful content across social media channels at WWF. This is a one year term position.
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Conservation Data Scientist.
The Conservation Data Scientist will provide data analytics support with expert knowledge of data and GIS ranging from data acquisition, management, manipulation and presentation. They have broad experience with obtaining and processing data including spatial analysis for conservation in support of Global Science and the WWF network. They have expertise in cloud-based data management and analysis, conservation science workflows, and current data delivery mechanisms.
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Senior Director, Oceans Area-Based Conservation, to be based in Washington, DC.
This is a momentous time to join the Oceans team at WWF. Oceans represent an unprecedented opportunity to bring about prosperity and peace for local and global communities. Oceans feed us, shelter us, protect us, inspire us, and connect us, but as demand for food, water, and energy rises, and climate impacts on oceans worsen, so does the risk of conflict and societal instability. WWF’s efforts to protect oceans, coastal places, and resources are a vital part of building resiliency for people and the planet, as well as ensuring healthy ecosystems and robust biodiversity.
Political momentum for ocean conservation is growing. The Biden Administration and many countries around the world have committed to protect 30 percent of national lands and oceans by 2030. The Bezos Earth Fund (BEF) has granted WWF-US $100 M for climate-related conservation. With new senior leadership in place and the Oceans team at the beginning of a five-year strategic planning cycle, the Area-Based Conservation program at WWF-US is poised for growth and impact. The Senior Director will have the opportunity to shape and lead the execution of this strategy at a crucial historical moment.
About the Role
Reporting to the Senior Vice President of Oceans, (SVP), the Senior Director is a member of the Oceans Leadership Team. The Senior Director is responsible for successfully executing the BEF Mangroves for Community and Climate project, with partners in Fiji, Colombia, Mexico and Madagascar. The Senior Director will help identify additional geographies and resources for area-based conservation as well as strategies for leveraging the entire Oceans team competencies (fisheries management, market driven initiatives, nature based solutions, conservation finance, policy and advocacy) to support conservation in those geographies.
This role requires an experienced conservation leader and practitioner who can inspire and mentor staff, design and implement large scale international conservation programs with minimal direction, who is eager to be hands-on day-to-day when needed, while also holding the big-picture context to serve as a strategic thought partner to the SVP. To be successful, the Senior Director will need to have a bias towards action, tempered by grace under pressure; a disposition to go big, and a genuine commitment to communication, partnership, and collaboration.
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organization, seeks a Senior Program Officer, Environmental and Social Safeguards based at our Washington, DC office. The SPO will manage safeguards for a portfolio of projects working with the Lead Specialist and Senior Director to oversee all safeguards related functions of WWF’s growing WWF Global Environment Facility (GEF) and WWF Green Climate Fund (GCF) portfolio in Washington, DC within the Integration and Performance team.
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Wildlife Communications & Strategy Director. The Director will lead the development and execution of short- and long-term external communications strategies that advance WWF-US Wildlife priority projects, landscapes and goals, support resource mobilization, and link to the broader communications and outreach strategy of the organization. This position serves as the point of contact on internal and external communications engagement related to the WWF-US Wildlife team and is a key contributor to strategy development and implementation.
WWF’s half-century of conservation success is rooted firmly in science; it informs and underpins everything we do. The scientific rigor we bring to our work is unmatched in the nonprofit conservation sector. The Global Science Team advances a coordinated WWF effort delivering science for tangible biodiversity conservation at the speed and scale commensurate with the trends of the world today.
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Global Climate & Energy Lead Scientist. The Global Climate & Energy Lead Scientist (Lead Scientist) reports directly to the Chief Scientist and provides the scientific leadership for WWF’s Global Climate & Energy Practice. The Lead Scientist will be a key partner in the WWF Network-wide effort to advance WWF’s ambitious agenda, particularly in Nature-based Solutions for Climate. They will provide thought leadership, science direction for goal setting, scientific analysis in support of strategy development, and the management of internal and external science talent to support the Global Climate & Energy team. The Lead Scientist will sit on the WWF Global Science Leadership Team and will serve as a member of the Climate & Energy Practice Core Team for strengthening the vision and impact design of its initiatives and efforts and providing expertise and support for interdisciplinary analyses to advance cross-practice and cross-functional synergies. This is an unparalleled opportunity for a dynamic, strategic thinker who is passionate about WWF's mission and has demonstrated success in leading rigorous, applied scientific research with partners to support issues related to mitigation, adaptation, and risks associated with climate change, as well as the political and financial opportunities for action such as in the realms of nature-based solutions and carbon markets.
The Freshwater and Food Transformation team is a cross-cutting team within the Freshwater & Food goal that focuses on transforming the way companies create and act on sustainability programs and thereby transforming the kind of impact corporates can have in WWF’s priority landscapes and key river basins. The FFT team seeks to leverage both bilateral engagement with companies as well as collective action corporate platforms to shift market drivers and demand signals by corporates for sustainable commodities as well as identify opportunities for corporate action in priority conservation landscapes. The incumbent will lead, manage, and support a portfolio of engagements and the FFT team of to carry out the overall mission of the Freshwater and Food team.
The Director, Freshwater & Food Transformation will provide strategic and project management leadership for WWF’s corporate engagement, with a particular focus on connecting water stewardship and improved food systems, agriculture, and livestock commodities. Working closely with the corporate lead for water stewardship and the rest of the FFT team, the Director will focus especially on developing the corporate strategy and execution plan to implement the sustainable protein agenda for WWF and will engage closely with the leadership of major initiatives in Freshwater and Food as well as other Goal teams including Markets, Forests, Oceans, and Climate. The incumbent will co-lead the development of integrated strategies to transform the way businesses stewards water and agriculture within their operations, supply chains and landscapes.
The incumbent will be working hand in hand with partnership leads in WWF’s Private Sector Engagement (PSE) team, WWF global network colleagues and other key internal and external stakeholders to help manage and grow and ensure impact from our private sector partnerships. This includes oversight of Freshwater and Food’s corporate partnerships, platforms, and projects, internal budget, internal review of documents of engagement, managing staff and aligning and implementing department strategy.
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Cloud Security Engineer to be based in one of our offices in Latin America (Bolivia, Chile, Guatemala, Belize/Honduras, Ecuador, Mexico, Paraguay or Peru).
The Cloud Security Engineer is responsible for managing WWF’s cloud-based information systems and processes. The Engineer will provide secure operational administration, maintenance, and troubleshooting for WWF based cloud services. The individual will plan and support secure information system migration, including deployment, setup and configuration. The engineer will work closely with the security engineer on firewall administration to identify and secure new assets as deployed. On an as-needed basis, evaluates, recommends, and justifies appropriate products that support the cloud environment. Serves as a subject matter expert in cloud systems setup, migration and management. Conducts and interprets security scan results, identify critical vulnerabilities, reduce false-positives, and either performs or recommends corrective actions to remediate vulnerable systems and applications. Installs, implements, and maintains cloud security services that prevent unauthorized access to services at globally diverse cloud environment and locations. Verifies log collection and maintains Security Intrusion and Events Monitoring (SIEM) solutions for cloud services.
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Senior Program Officer (SPO) for its Green Climate Fund (GCF) Accredited Entity team. The SPO engages and coordinates national governments, donor country agencies, private sector entities and WWF Offices in designing small ($10m-$50m) and medium ($50m-$250m) size projects for submission to the Green Climate Fund that assist developing countries in addressing climate change adaptation and mitigation challenges.