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Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 4 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 5 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 5 months ago(3/29/2022 3:26 PM)
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Regenerative Agriculture Impact Investing Manager.   Overview 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 and freshwater, among others.    The Regenerative Agriculture Impact Investing Manager will lead WWF-Impact’s investing work in the regenerative agriculture sector. The Manager 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 Manager 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 Manager 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 Manager will work closely with WWF Goal Teams such as the Food & Freshwater team to align WWF Impact with broader WWF conservation strategies.  The Manager 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 5 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 5 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.   Major Function 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 6 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 6 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 6 months ago(2/11/2022 2:18 PM)
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Communcations Manager, Private Sector Engagement.   Major Function 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.
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 6 months ago(2/10/2022 12:30 PM)
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Manager, Private Sector Engagement.   Major Function  The Manager for Private Sector Engagement manages corporate partnerships in support of our mission. This position is responsible for the planning, development, and management of corporate partnerships which could provide resources (funding or in-kind), brand awareness, and/or reduction of environmental threats through improved business practices. Provides key technical input in design and implementation of strategies to meet goals of the Private Sector Engagement (PSE) team. Collaborates closely with PSE colleagues and with other teams in both “Program” and “Influence” subject-matter areas.
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 6 months ago(2/22/2022 12:17 PM)
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Program Officer, Green Climate Fund.   Major Function World Wildlife Fund-United States (WWF-US), one of the world’s leading environment organizations, seeks a Program Officer (PO) for its Green Climate Fund (GCF) Accredited Entity (AE) unit, part of the WWF-US Climate Team. As an accredited entity to the GCF, WWF works to bring innovative and transformational projects featuring large-scale, nature-based solutions that protect, restore and manage ecosystems to enhance adaptation and reduce emissions, as well as providing other benefits. The WWF-US GCF Accredited Entity unit is the designated entity within the WWF network managing the relationship with the GCF Secretariat. The unit is tasked with overseeing the development, implementation and evaluation of programs and projects under WWF’s GCF partnership and ensuring compliance with GCF policies and WWF standards throughout the project cycle. The GCF Accredited Entity unit is part of the broader WWF-US Climate Team, one of six goal teams within WWF-US collectively working to conserve nature and reduce the most pressing threats to the diversity of life on Earth.   Working closely with other members of the GCF Accredited Entity unit and other teams across WWF (including staff from finance, legal, safeguards and operations) – as well as third party contractors (‘project developers’) supporting GCF-related tasks on behalf of WWF – the PO will support the GCF unit with a variety of key portfolio management and operational tasks to support WWF’s partnership with the GCF, namely: (i) tracking/managing WWF’s pipeline of projects for the GCF across all phases of the project cycle (idea origination to project closure); (ii) planning and scheduling unit meetings, events and field missions; (iii) assembling and refining project documents for submission to the GCF secretariat in compliance with GCF and WWF standards; (iv) assisting with quality assurance, oversight and implementation support tasks for GCF projects where needed; and (v) coordinating WWF’s responses to GCF inquiries, events and policy changes.
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 7 months ago(1/25/2022 3:47 PM)
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Director, Food Policy.   Major Function This position will be based in Washington, DC. The Freshwater and Food team at WWF-US works to address the two biggest threats to nature: agriculture and infrastructure. The Director, Food Policy serves as the policy lead for the WWF-US Food team and is responsible for developing short- and long-term policy goals through a consultative process, engaging strategic partnerships with individuals, institutions, coalitions, and platforms, and representing WWF’s interests in external fora to drive achieving impacts aligned with WWF’s priorities related to sustainable food systems. The primary objectives of the incumbent will be to develop and implement a policy agenda that: 1) supports a scaled shift to regenerative agricultural production systems in the US and abroad making a clear link between achieving shared outcomes for food systems, climate change, nature and people; 2) conserves and protects critical landscapes especially halting conversion of critical biomes from the expansion of agriculture, especially grasslands, forests, and wetlands in North America and around the world; 3) addresses sustainable diets and consumption with a focus on access, equity, and social justice, and 4) supports generally WWF-US’s Food initiatives on sustainable aquaculture, livestock, feed, and food loss and waste.   The incumbent will proactively conduct policy research and analysis, develop thought leadership and policy positions related to food systems, and track and document relevant policy, legislative and resource mobilization opportunities and issues as they pertain to WWF’s freshwater and food agenda. The incumbent will also engage with internal and external stakeholders to stay up to speed on the latest policy proposals, analysis, tools, and approaches to influence and affect change in policy dialogues related to regenerative agriculture and sustainability of food systems. The incumbent will work closely with Food goal initiative leads, policy leads in other goal teams, especially Freshwater, as well as relevant colleagues in Policy and Government Affairs and Private Sector Engagement teams to provide strategic leadership on federal, state, and local policies.
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 6 months ago(2/8/2022 3:20 PM)
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Manager, Science Based Targets Forests.   Major Function The Manager is a member of the Forest Research & Strategy Team. The position will lead, implement, and develop technical research, methods, and tools to advance the WWF-US Forests Strategy and Major Initiatives, as well as, other goal team collaborations and external initiatives, as appropriate. In the near term, this will specifically include the development of science-based targets for land and forest systems within the Global Commons Alliance and Science Based Targets Network (SBTN), with a focus on corporate accounting and allocation methods. Longer term, this role will also support development of strategy and technical guidance on nature-based solutions for companies and provide thought leadership and expertise on the intersection of nature and climate. These activities will help WWF deliver its conservation mission by advancing forest goals directly and connecting them with land, freshwater, biodiversity and climate goals. The non-state actor guidance will align our economy within planetary boundaries, providing critical decision support and science translations to advance the environmental conventions and Sustainable Development Goals.
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 7 months ago(1/4/2022 11:50 AM)
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Senior Program Officer for Wildlife Conservation.
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 2 months ago(6/9/2022 1:02 PM)
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Director, Agricultural & Environmental Metrics.   Major Function The Freshwater and Food team at WWF-US works to address the two biggest threats to nature: agriculture and infrastructure. The Director serves as the leading Food, Agricultural and Environmental Metrics expert on metrics for the WWF-US Freshwater and Food team, and as a key technical advisor to the WWF Network. The incumbent will design and implement an evidence-based and aligned approach for aggregating impact across the different initiatives within the Freshwater and Food team, which will guild strategy development and drive achieving impacts related to sustainable food systems, consumption and freshwater ecosystems. The Director provides strategic leadership related to relevant metrics and data to the Freshwater and Food team to measurably assess the impact of our conservation programs to reduce or eliminate the main environmental impacts of food systems.   The incumbent will engage with various experts both within and outside WWF to stay up to speed on the latest analysis, tools, and approaches and will engage with key platforms, forums, and partners to influence and affect change in the metrics dialogue related to sustainability of food systems. The incumbent will help define how WWF measures and tracks progress for regenerative and sustainable food systems, both row crop and pasture-based systems, as well as contribute to thought leadership and implementation of credible of market-based mechanisms, such as voluntary greenhouse gas reduction systems for agriculture. The incumbent will work across WWF to explore how performance-based metrics and methodologies can support incentivizing producers to adopt improved practices that return benefits to nature, biodiversity, climate, among other things.