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World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a International Accounting Lead.
The International Accounting Lead has overall responsibility for the accounting and reporting of international field operations (13 country offices). S/he provides guidance to country offices in all aspects of accounting as well as process and systems improvement.
S/he performs monthly tasks to close the consolidated accounting books and performs analyses to review accuracy and consistency of accounting transactions. This responsibility includes focus on foreign exchange accounting, inter-company accounting and reconciliation, and consolidation. S/he provides support and training to ensure all offices understand and comply with organizational policies and procedures. S/he coordinates with offices to fulfill external audit requests.
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Wildlife Science Intern. The Wildlife Science Intern will support the Lead Scientist for Wildlife on a number of applied research projects that help inform WWF strategy, policy, and field projects. The Intern will play a particular role in data management and data analysis, with an emphasis on statistical modelling, spatial mapping, and the production of scientific manuscripts.
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organization, seeks a Policy and Government Affairs Fall 2021 Intern. The Policy and Government Affairs (PGA) department of the World Wildlife Fund is seeking part-time to full-time interns for policy research, analysis, and outreach. Given the diversity of issues that the PGA staff covers, research, and analysis may entail working with legislation, regulations, and potentially court cases. By contrast research, analysis, and support may include assessment of government agencies' roles, policies, and positions on issues relating to WWF's mission, or writing of brief materials about U.S. government agencies. Outreach may entail covering congressional hearings and markups, and preparing and attending congressional, administration, and/or NGO coalition briefings. Subject matter will cover many of the issues in which WWF is involved, including biodiversity conservation (e.g., endangered species and habitat protection), natural resource management (e.g., fisheries, forestry, and agriculture), environment and security, climate change, and energy.
The COP will provide overall vision and leadership for the anticipated USAID Strengthening Natural Resources Safeguards for Large Scale Linear Infrastructure in Asia project. It is preferred that the incumbent be based in Kathmandu, but other places in Asia will be considered. The goal of the project will be to enhance development and implementation of safeguards that will ameliorate adverse natural resource impacts from rapidly expanding linear infrastructure development in Asia. The project focus will be on transportation- and energy-related infrastructure and it aims to increase the commitments from government institutions to strengthen legal frameworks for natural resource management and for climate-resilient infrastructure; and to enhance environmental compliance enforcement. It will also aim to foster engagement with the private-sector and international finance institutions on development and implementation of safeguards and promoting better public and private adherence to international environmental standards. These outcomes will increase resilience to pandemic, climate, and disaster-related shocks and improve biodiversity conservation.
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.
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Senior Program Officer, Nature Metrics.
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.
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 organization, seeks a Program Associate for Enduring Earth. Enduring Earth is an ambitious partnership between the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), Pew Charitable Trusts, The Nature Conservancy (TNC), and ZOMALAB intended to help governments around the world expand and sustainably protect Nature and benefit communities with the target to conserve more than 500 million hectares in 20 Project Finance for Permanence deals over the next 10 years.
Experts have identified the need to protect 30% of the world’s natural habitat for the benefit of people and nature. According to a recent report by the Paulson Institute, a major barrier to achieving this goal is long-term financing. Enduring Earth utilizes a proven model, known as Project Finance for Permanence (PFP), that employs private sector finance principles to ensure entire systems of protected areas are sustainably managed and financed.
Under the supervision of the Managing Director of Enduring Earth, the Program Associate will assist with the coordination, management, communication and implementation of program priorities and activities. The Program Associate will be specifically responsible for coordinating amongst the four organizations, supporting and leading aspects of knowledge management and learning and providing administrative support to the core Enduring Earth team members, including the Vice President of the initiative.
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organization, seeks a Science Specialist for the Northern Great Plains (NGP), based out of Montana.
The NGP program works to improve the status of the NGP as a fully functioning grassland ecosystem by: 1) sustaining intact grasslands and enhancing biodiversity across the ecoregion; and 2) restoring two flagship species— the Plains bison and the black-footed ferret. The Science Specialist is responsible for providing technical/scientific support in the development and testing of ecological theory and applied conservation with a focus on informing grassland conservation across the NGP program. The Science Specialist will assist with data management, synthesis, and analysis through the development of data products and statistical interpretation of existing and new datasets. The Scientist will disseminate information to NGP staff and partners, build and maintain collaboration with scientific partners, and provide support across all NGP projects as needed.
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 organizations, seeks a Network Infrastructure Lead Specialist.
The Network Infrastructure Lead Specialist is responsible for the support and maintenance of the WWF US computer network and technical infrastructure. Configures, supports, and maintains WWF’s complex network including firewalls, routers, switches, load-balancers, point-to-point tunnels, VRRP, and DMZ. Develop and implement best practices for support, routine maintenance, and proactively monitor systems. Administrators over WWF’s complex series of virtual and interconnected systems. Works with the Sr. Director, Enterprise Technology Services and the Director of Network Services to develop a strategy to effectively manage technical infrastructure at WWF US Headquarters and applicable remote offices. Responsible for research, evaluation, and testing of new and emerging network technologies.
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Senior Director, Climate Communications to be based in Washington, DC. The Senior Director will lead the development and execution of short- and long-term external communications strategies that advance the organization’s climate objectives, support resource mobilization, and link to the broader communications and outreach strategy of the organization. The incumbent serves as the point of contact on internal and external communications related to the Climate Goal team and coordinates climate-related communications with others goal teams. The Senior Director is a key partner in strategy development and implementation.
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 Chief of Party, Salonga Conservation and Sustainable Management Partnership Project Congo Basin (Salonga Project). This is a five year position, we expect the incumbent to start in October 2021.
This Chief of Party (COP) provides overall vision and leadership for the USAID-funded Salonga Project, and supports other WWF-US-funded programs as requested by the Congo Basin Managing Director. The COP directs the project’s core staff and partners responsible for planning, coordination, design, delivery, and reporting of all project activities and site visits, in compliance with local and international law, and USAID regulations. This key personnel role is responsible for representing the project to USAID, partners, and members of the government, ensuring the project is well coordinated across all relevant government counterparts and other USAID/donor-funded projects.
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.
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) will provide the scientific leadership for WWF’s Global Climate & Energy Practice. The Lead Scientist will be a key partner to the Chief Scientist and the Climate and Energy Practice Lead, providing 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 in advancing their ambitious agenda. The Lead Scientist will serve as a member of the WWF Global Science Leadership Team to provide expertise and support for interdisciplinary analyses to advance cross-functional strategies. This is an unparalleled opportunity for a dynamic, strategic thinker who is passionate about WWF's mission and has had demonstrated success in leading rigorous scientific research to support issues related to the mitigation, adaptation and risks associated with climate change.
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Senior Program Officer, Seafood Markets. This position will be based in the United States.
The SPO-Seafood Markets leads the development and execution of multiple programs targeted at scaling the longevity of the sustainable seafood movement. This position seeks international alignment in multinational partnership work and foundation country level seafood markets funding. In addition, this position manages 3-4 seafood corporate partnerships while implementing strategies for cross-partnership impact and outreach. Last, this position support communications for the seafood markets work leading the global markets communications efforts as well as supporting the overarching seafood markets communications initiatives. The SPO-Seafood 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 Seafood Markets the SPO presents and represents WWF in different Seafood Markets forums and meetings with partners, corporate representatives, country directors and donors (WWF, Network, national and global stakeholders).