World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Manager, Private Sector Engagement.
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.
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Program Officer, Green Climate Fund.
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.
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Accounting Manager.
The Accounting Manager will manage the accounting for all LLC entities (WWF Impact LLC, 24 LLC, and Street, LLC) including month and year end process; accounts payable/receivable, cash receipts, cash disbursements, revenue, expenses, and general ledger. This position will manage and perform complex reconciliations and journal entries (including elimination entries), and financial statement consolidating schedules for all three entities as well as handle the essential accounting function for major programs or donors.
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Director, Food Policy. 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.
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Manager, Science Based Targets Forests.
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.
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks an Program Operations Associate Specialist in the Program Operations division working with the Forest and Wildlife Goal teams.
Under the direction of the Program Administrator or Director, manages and facilitates the budgeting and financial management, accounting, revenue contracts management and planning and general administrative functions for the assigned program(s). Provides financial and administrative technical assistance to program staff and others, which may include field offices and/or grantees. Ensures sound financial management, contract compliance, and compliance with performance measures for assigned program(s).
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Senior Program Officer.
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Development Research Specialist.
Conducts a full range of donor and prospect research activities in support of WWF’s Development function and selected other internal clients. Uses expert analysis to convert raw data and information into functional intelligence to meet the information needs of the WWF Development Department, Performs proactive prospect research as directed, and supports the Development Department’s prospect management needs. May conduct basic corporate background research in coordination with Sr. Research Analyst working with Private Sector Engagement requests. This a 1 year limited term position.
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the world’s leading conservation organization, seeks a Social Science Specialist. The Social Science Specialist leads the day-to-day implementation and project management of interdisciplinary science projects within WWF’s Global Science team. Priorities for the Social Science Specialist include (1) leading program management, communications, reporting, and technical deliverables for the Alliance for Conservation Evidence and Sustainability and (2) managing the day-to-day roll out and operations of a database and tool for measuring environmental governance and management. The Social Science Specialist will have opportunities to engage across WWF’s diverse Practice areas, with a strong focus on marine community-based conservation.
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Senior Program Officer, Forest Carbon Accounting. This position will be based in Washington, DC; other remote work locations can be considered. Works closely with the Senior Director - Forest Carbon Science and the WWF-US Forest team in the elaboration and delivery of forest carbon accounting guidance and products as needed for WWF-US forests and partner’s programmatic work. Works with WWF-US Forest team members as well as with country teams and partners in the design, evaluation, elaboration and incorporation of ex-ante and ex-post forest carbon estimates as needed for programmatic work planning, proposal elaboration, and impact assessment. Contributes to building WWF-US, WWF Network country team, and partners capacities for delivery and improvement of estimates of forest-based contributions to climate change mitigation and adaptation. Contributes to inform WWF’s positions on climate change policy, carbon accounting, carbon markets, standards, and participation in international negotiations (e.g., UNFCCC - Paris Agreement articles 5&6 and the transparency framework, multilaterals engagement – GCF, GEF, etc.) and private initiatives.
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Director, Agricultural & Environmental Metrics.
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 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 freshwater ecosystems and sustainable food production and consumption systems. The Director provides strategic leadership related to relevant metric instruments 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 related to the development and credibility of market-based mechanisms, such as voluntary carbon and ecosystem markets. 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. Management, analysis and synthesis of large data sets, to forecast threads and spot trends will be a component of this work.
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Specialist, Education for Nature (Grant Portfolio).
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Chief of Party, Indonesia Marine Protected Areas Program. The COP will provide overall vision and leadership for the anticipated five-year, $10-25 million USAID Marine Protected Areas project. The project aims to advance Indonesia's goals for improving the management of Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) and protect valuable marine ecosystems and biodiversity. The COP provides managerial and technical leadership and directs the project’s core team of staff and partners responsible for planning, coordination, design, and delivery of all project activities.
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, 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 engage businesses and their supply chains to raise climate ambition. Our work includes helping companies to set and implement SBTs (including Net Zero), navigate the complexities of climate-related claims, explore opportunities to go beyond these targets and invest in nature-based solutions, and to support ambitious climate-related policy.
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Title: Specialist, Resilient Coastal Habitats
Job Family/Level: Specialist
Reports to: Karen Douthwaite
FLSA status: Exempt
Revised Date: June 4, 2021
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.
- Supports all aspects of implementation of the “Mangroves for Communities, and Climate” grant, including strategy and workplan development, donor reporting, field office coordination, communications, and coordination of project-level monitoring efforts.
- Supports the development, planning, and implementation of new and ongoing projects and grants. Works with project personnel, grantees, consultants, and others to ensure successful execution and facilitate coordination, communication, and regular reporting for Resilient Coastal Ecosystems team projects.
- Supports the development of fundraising proposals and reports to private foundations, government aid agencies, and other donors to support related mangrove and coastal ecosystems projects. Prepares scopes of work, budgets, and administrative information for contracts and to ensure compliance with donor requirements. Engages with donors on relevant proposals.
- Supports ensuring alignment across WWF US Oceans, Climate, Food, and Finance teams to execute projects. Interacts regularly with representatives of WWF International and other offices and associate organizations, grantees, and consultants. Communicates with representatives of conservation organizations, universities, NGOs, corporations, and/or government agencies.
- Monitors and analyzes new technical information, policy development issues, and trends related to the program and advises others accordingly. Keeps abreast of issues in areas in which WWF has an ongoing interest. Responsible for acquiring and gathering information relevant to specific conservation projects from conservation peers, governmental agencies, and universities. Documents learning from projects to inform future work.
- Other duties as assigned.
Skills and Abilities
- 4-6 years professional experience or advanced degree in natural resource management, marine conservation, or conservation planning, plus 2-3 years experience.
- Experience in fields relevant to marine conservation and natural resources management, blue carbon, and coastal-marine systems, and excellent understanding of international conservation, oceans, climate, and sustainable development issues, preferred.
- Must have strong project management skills, and the ability to work on initiatives with multiple and competing priorities.
- Experience in cross-sectoral collaboration, facilitation of partnerships or coalitions is a plus.
- Strong research, analytic, and writing skills are essential.
- Ability to operate with independence, under pressure, to meet deadlines and commitments.
- Good interpersonal skills and
- Additional language skills, such as Spanish or French, are a plus.
- 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.
This position is primarily based in Washington, DC.
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Web Marketing Associate Specialist.
Do you want to help create a future where people and nature thrive? Are you interested in a job where you can directly see how your work supports inspiring donors to help WWF fulfill its mission? We are looking for an individual who has a combination of experience, commitment to quality, hard technical skills for updating and writing code, and an interest in marketing and analytics. Collaborating with marketing experts and web developers, the Web Marketing Associate Specialist is primarily responsible for supporting, managing, and executing digital fundraising touchpoints including online infrastructure, donation forms, emails, content, and programs that drive donor support. This role is pivotal in championing and developing innovativemarketing approaches and ensuring high-quality campaign standards, with the goals of increased donor engagement, conversion rates, and revenue. It’s rewarding work with a clear vision, amazing team, and remote option.