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Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 2 days ago(2/2/2023 1:32 PM)
Organization: Enduring Earth Partnership Location: Remote Type of Employment: Full-time Overtime Status/hours per week: Exempt Reports to: Managing Director, Enduring Earth   About Enduring Earth Enduring Earth is an ambitious partnership between the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), The Pew Charitable Trusts, The Nature Conservancy (TNC), and ZOMALAB’s Global Permanence Fund 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.   Project Finance for Permanence has been used to protect more than 90M hectares of critical ecosystems. Examples of PFP deals include: - Great Bear Rainforest: Where a PFP protected 8M hectares of old growth forest in British Columbia, helping to end the timber wars in Canada - Costa Rica: Where a PFP enabled the country to become the first developing nation to meet its 30% protected area goals; and - Bhutan: Where a PFP helped put more than 50% of the entire nation under permanent conservation protection To date, a pipeline of 30+ new projects has been identified that will yield large scale protection of nature, strong benefits for people, and measurable climate impacts. These include creating new national parks in Chilean Patagonia; expanding marine protected areas in Belize; supporting community conservancy models in Namibia and Kenya; and creating Indigenous protected areas that return management rights to traditional owners in Colombia.   About the Position You’ll join a top-notch team and innovative partnership committed to community economic development and the durable protection and conservation of millions of hectares of land and ocean. You will advance the planning and development of external communications for Enduring Earth. You will work in close coordination with Enduring Earth’s Managing Director, the Executive Management Team, and the communications, marketing, and development leads of the four partner organizations. You will work across teams to: develop and implement marketing and communications strategies for Enduring Earth; coordinate the development of public facing materials; execute high-profile public events; and advise on and support media strategy and outreach.
Job Locations GT-Ciudad de Guatemala
Posted Date 3 days ago(2/1/2023 2:47 PM)
Location Mesoamerican Reef ecoregion (Mexico, Belize, Guatemala and Honduras) Reporting to Amelia Kissick Preferred timeframe July to October 2023 Potential sites to visit Sites to be determined during inception period. Maximum budget $47,000   World Wildlife Fund, Inc. (WWF) policies and procedures for all GEF financed full and medium-sized projects require a terminal evaluation (TE) upon completion of project implementation. The following terms of reference (TOR) set out the expectations for the TE for the project “Integrated Ridge to Reef Management of the Mesoamerican Reef Ecoregion (MAR2R)” hereafter referred to as the “Project”. The technical consultant selected to conduct this evaluation will be referred to as “evaluator” throughout this TOR.   The Project seeks to support regional collaboration for integrated ridge to reef management of the MAR ecoregion by demonstrating its advantages and improving regional, national, and local capacities for integrated management and governance of its freshwater, coastal, and marine resources. The project has four interrelated components designed to scale up existing baseline programs to address key threats and barriers to the integrated management and conservation of the MAR: - Strengthen resource governance and regional collaboration for integrated ridge to reef management; - Integrated ridge to reef management of watersheds and freshwater resources; - Integrated ridge to reef management of coastal and marine resources; and - Project monitoring and evaluation, and knowledge sharing. See the WWF GEF project website for additional details and project documents.   SCOPE AND Objectives for the evaluation WWF is seeking an independent consultant to undertake a Terminal Evaluation of the Project. The scope of the TE will cover the GEF financed components.  The objectives of this evaluation are to examine the extent, magnitude and sustainability of any project impacts to date; identify concerns as well as best practices; assess progress towards project outcomes and outputs; and draw lessons learned that can both improve the sustainability of benefits from this project and aid in the enhancement of future related projects. The evaluator is expected to frame the evaluation effort using the seven (7) core criteria of relevance, coherence, effectiveness, efficiency, results/impact, sustainability and adaptive capacity. Particular emphasis will be placed on effectiveness, efficiency, results/impact and sustainability. Definitions of each of these criteria will be provided as well as summary table templates and a report outline (See annexes A - C).
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 3 days ago(2/1/2023 2:06 PM)
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Media & External Affairs Intern, Hispanic Outreach.   Major Function The Media & External Affairs Hispanic outreach intern is responsible for conducting research and analysis, supporting media outreach plans, organizing information and materials, producing, writing, and editing communications tools to engage targeted Hispanic or Latino audiences. The intern also assists in communications tasks as needed, including drafting materials for traditional, digital, and social communications channels.
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 2 days ago(2/2/2023 7:25 PM)
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Human Resources Business Partner.   Major Function The HR Business Partner (HRBP) position is responsible for aligning P&C and Organizational objectives with employees and leadership in designated business units. The position serves as a consultant to management on people & culture-related issues. The role assesses and anticipates HR-related needs, communicating proactively with our P&C department and the business unit's management, and seeks to develop integrated solutions. The position formulates partnerships across the P&C function to deliver value-added service to management and employees that reflect the business objectives of the organization.
Job Locations GT-Ciudad de Guatemala
Posted Date 1 week ago(1/27/2023 3:35 PM)
WWF seeks to hire the final evaluation of the Smart coasts project.
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 1 week ago(1/26/2023 2:11 PM)
WWF Overview For 60 years, WWF has worked to help people and nature thrive. As one of the world’s leading conservation organization, WWF works in more than 100 countries, connecting cutting-edge conservation science with the collective power of our partners in the field – more than one million supporters in the United States and five million globally, as well as partnerships with communities, companies, and governments.   Our vision for diversity, equity and inclusion at WWF is an organization as diverse as the world we protect; where the richness of all our unique views, experiences, and backgrounds combines to create the most sustainable and inclusive conservation outcomes possible — bringing the greatest benefit to the planet and every person who lives on it.   Across the many cultures and individuals that represent WWF, we are unified by one mission, one brand, and one common set of values: Courage, Respect, Integrity and Collaboration.   Position Summary World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organization seeks an Environment and Disaster Management (EDM) Intern for Spring 2023. The EDM program works to ensure that disaster recovery, reconstruction and risk reduction efforts include environmentally responsible considerations.  
Job Locations NP-Kathmandu
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/23/2023 9:52 AM)
World Wildlife Fund, Inc. (WWF) policies and procedures for all GEF financed full-sized projects require a midterm review (MTR). The following terms of reference (TOR) sets out the expectations for the MTR for the project: Integrated Landscape Management to secure Nepal’s Protected Areas and Critical Corridors[1],hereafter referred to as the “Project.” The technical consultant selected to conduct this evaluation will hereafter be referred to as “evaluator.”   The Project seeks to promote integrated landscape management to conserve globally significant forests and wildlife. The Project was organized into the following components:   - COMPONENT 1: National capacity and enabling environment for cross-sectoral coordination to promote forest and landscape conservation - COMPONENT 2. Integrated Planning for Protected Area Buffer Zones and Critical Corridors in the Terai Arc Landscape - COMPONENT 3. Forest and wildlife management for improved conservation of targeted protected area buffer zones and corridors in the Terai Arc Landscape - COMPONENT 4. Knowledge Management and Monitoring and Evaluation SCOPE AND OBJECTIVE FOR THE EVALUATION          WWF is seeking an independent consultant to undertake a midterm review (MTR) of the Project. The scope of the MTR will cover the WWF GEF financed components. The objective of this evaluation is to examine the extent, magnitude, sustainability and potential for project impacts to date; identify any project design or management issues; assess progress towards project outcomes and outputs; and draw lessons learned that can improve the project effectiveness, efficiency and sustainability of project benefits.  Based on this assessment, it is expected that the evaluator will provide feasible recommendations that could be applied for the remaining duration of the project.   [1] See project website and related documents for more information.   POSITION DETAILS Location: Flexible, ideally presence in Nepal Reporting to: Amelia Kissick, WWF-US Preferred timeframe for Review: August - October 2023 Potential sites to visit: Kamdi corridor/Banke, Banke National Park and buffer zone, Bardia National Park and buffer zone, Karnali corridor/KailaliLocation: Flexible Reporting to: Amelia Kissick, WWF-US Implementing Agency: WWF GEF Agency Executing Agency: Nepal Ministry of Forests and Environment (MOFE) Total GEF Approved Budget US $ 6,697,248 Period to Be Evaluated: August 6, 2019 – through time of evaluation
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 4 days ago(1/31/2023 12:12 PM)
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Graphic Design Intern.   Major Function Intern will assist with graphic design projects (print and digital). Duties include concept generation, assisting staff on existing projects, image library organization. Must be a responsible self-starter and be able to develop original designs as well as work in collaboration with the art director, senior art director, and creative director. Ability to manage time and priorities effectively and multi-task among multiple projects and competing deadlines. Remain nimble and flexible to changing client needs.
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 2 days ago(2/2/2023 1:18 PM)
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist.   Major Function Conducts full lifecycle recruitment: sourcing, screening, and selection of candidates for administrative, professional and management positions. Supports recruitment for both U.S. as well as international positions. Assists the Talent Acquisition Director in completion of major projects. May also conduct interviewing skills training sessions for hiring managers and counsel managers and employees on matters of HR staffing policies and procedures.
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/23/2023 12:51 PM)
For 60 years, WWF has worked to help people and nature thrive. As one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, WWF works in more than 100 countries, connecting cutting-edge conservation science with the collective power of our partners in the field – more than one million supporters in the United States and five million globally, as well as partnerships with communities, companies, and governments. Our vision for diversity, equity and inclusion at WWF is an organization as diverse as the world we protect; where the richness of all our unique views, experiences, and backgrounds combine to create the most sustainable and inclusive conservation outcomes possible — bringing the greatest benefit to the planet and every person who lives on it. Across the many cultures and individuals that represent WWF, we are unified by one mission, one brand, and one common set of values: Courage, Respect, Integrity and Collaboration. Position Summary WWF seeks an Conservation Evidence intern to support WWF Global Science in the development and rollout of a system designed to monitor the impact of conservation on nature, people, and climate goals around the world. Global Science works across WWF Offices and Initiatives to develop innovative approaches and apply the best available information to efforts directed at meeting the needs of both nature and people. We work collaboratively across the organization to identify conservation needs and lead regional and global analyses develop priorities and strategies for the world’s valuable habitats and species. The Conservation Evidence team within Global Science supports efforts to ensure on-the-ground conservation programs are effective and producing measurable results.
Job Locations US-CA-San Francisco
Posted Date 3 days ago(2/1/2023 1:27 PM)
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks an Associate Development Officer.    Major Function World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organization, seeks an Associate Development Officer to join a dynamic team of fundraisers in the 10-state Western Region. For almost 60 years, WWF has been protecting life on our planet, fighting to restore species and places in more than 100 countries. Working closely with a core team based in the WWF-US San Francisco office, the Associate Development Officer will play a key role in expanding major gifts support from individuals. This passionate individual will collaborate with program and development colleagues across the US to craft and employ strategies to identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward donors at the major gift level ($25,000 or more.)   Location is negotiable within the state of California, with a strong preference to be based in greater San Francisco Bay Area or Los Angeles Metro Area. 
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(1/17/2023 5:29 PM)
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Natural Capital Postdoctoral Fellow.    Major Function 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 nature’s contributions to people that are associated with our conservation strategies and management. You will use a variety of qualitative and quantitative assessment tools to evaluate the co-benefits of each project, taking care to capture the stated benefits defined by the local community while assessing the utility of remotely sensed data and modeling tools to adequately capture the delivery of benefits over the life of the project.   The Global Science Research Fellow plays 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 leverage the deep knowledge of the partnership to design and implement a research program across the Bezos Environmental Fund project sites. You will collaborate with university partners and report to the WWF Global Biodiversity Lead Scientist.
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/19/2023 4:24 PM)
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Senior Specialist, Media & External Affairs. Major Function The Senior Specialist, Media & External Affairs works to develop communications strategies and implement public relations tactics, including proactive media relations and other strategic communications to advance WWF’s conservation mission and drive engagement with policymakers, the public, influencers, and media. The position is responsible for the Media & External Affairs team’s work related to science, research, and fieldwork across the organization’s Conservation goal teams and Global Science team.
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 1 month ago(1/3/2023 1:31 PM)
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Corporate Due Diligence Intern.   Major Function Due diligence is part of the full lifecycle of our corporate engagement process and helps WWF assess the potential areas of risk and opportunity and the strategic value of every WWF corporate partnership. WWF’s corporate due diligence approach examines potential corporate partners’structure and operations as well as its environmental, social and governance policy, performance, and impacts. This paid internship provides an opportunity to practice project coordination and administrative skills in a professional setting, gain knowledge about corporate sustainability, global environmental issues, and contribute to WWF’s mission. The intern will work closely with members of WWF’s Private Sector Engagement and Development Teams. The work will involve processing requests and developing internal WWF resources and tools for corporate due diligence.  
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 5 days ago(1/30/2023 10:14 AM)
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Conservation Impact Data Intern. The intern will help WWF programs track progress of conservation interventions by supporting monitoring and evaluation activities including scoping, developing, and supporting systems for organizing, analyzing, and processing relevant data and indicators. This position will be part of the WWF Conservation Outcomes Monitoring Performance System (COMPS) and the Bezos Earth Fund portfolio.   These initiatives aim to help programs co-design, implement, measure progress, and adapt their work to ensure transformative impacts for nature and people and measure impact across scales. Within these initiatives, the intern will work to systematically document and inventory existing data being used to assess and measure impact within these initiatives; and develop pipelines for obtaining, validating, and reporting relevant data in a way that support Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) systems. They will also contribute to assessments and research to inform the development of impact monitoring frameworks at WWF more broadly.   The intern will have broad experience handling different types of data (including spatial and non-spatial data), awareness of methods for collecting quantitative and qualitative data for monitoring in conservation and/or natural resource management and be comfortable with using various tools and platforms for data analysis and management.   Learning Outcomes This internship will play the critical role of unlocking data for measuring conservation progress and impact. The intern will work with both the Conservation Outcomes Monitoring Performance System (COMPS) team and teams within Global Science (Data and Technology, Conservation Evidence) thereby gaining critical skills in analyzing conservation impact. This will provide an opportunity to develop both technical and collaboration/communication skills with respect to monitoring impact and applying modern data and technology. Given the interest in this subject in the conservation sector, this internship position provides a unique opportunity to contribute to a critical aspect of conservation.
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 4 weeks ago(1/10/2023 10:41 AM)
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Manager, Private Sector Engagement.   Major Function The Manager, Private Sector Engagement primarily develops and manages corporate partnerships to further the mission of WWF. This position serves on the transformational partnerships team within WWF’s Private Sector Engagement (PSE) department.  Transformational corporate partnerships are focused on changing business practices to further WWF’s conservation goals and contribute to the advancement of WWF’s conservation mission through sustainable business engagement. This manager role focuses on engagement of the food/beverage/agriculture sector and supports the development of research, communication materials, and projects that support WWF’s conservation goals.
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 4 weeks ago(1/9/2023 4:58 PM)
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organization, seeks an Associate Specialist, Private Sector Engagement at our Washington, D.C. office.   Major Function The Associate Specialist will work closely with the Private Sector Engagement’s (PSE) Leadership and Transformational Partnerships team in supporting development and management of corporate partnerships and related stakeholder engagement work to advance WWF’s conservation mission, maximize revenue and increase awareness of WWF among the US public. The role focuses heavily on supporting impact metrics for WWF’s corporate partnerships, production of communications that reflect WWF’s goals with the private sector, and research and coordination for special initiatives and leadership priorities for WWF’s Private Sector Engagement Team.
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 4 weeks ago(1/10/2023 10:00 AM)
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Manager, Blue Finance (Ocean ESG)    Major Function The Manager-Blue Finance will work with the Senior Director of Blue Finance within the new Ocean Markets and Finance team to lead the development and execution of a new program of work to build and advocate for the integration of ocean-related ESG metrics into financial markets. This will involve working with banks, investors and insurers to make the case for why business-as-usual presents significant risk for business and therefore financial institutions. It involves building relationships with external partners in the financial sector as well as with organizations that are also working to advance this agenda. The program of work will also involve close collaboration with the Nature Positive Business team and corporate partnerships in sectors including but not limited to seafood, coastal development, marine renewables, shipping, and plastics, to understand and execute on blue finance opportunities that support companies’ in their Nature Positive business development strategies.  The person in this role will be responsible for planning, managing, communicating, implementing, monitoring and improving program priorities and activities as associated with their major areas of focus.   As a senior person within the team, the Manager – Blue Finance will present at and represent WWF in relevant internal and external forums, meetings and conferences, with partners, private sector representatives and donors. They will also liaise internally and externally across the WWF network to find alignment and opportunity in this new area of work.
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 4 weeks ago(1/10/2023 4:32 PM)
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Creative Projects Manager.   Major Function An experienced creative projects manager who has incredible project management skills; an understanding of the workflows for marketing, advertising, and other creative products; and a passion for protecting the planet. We’re looking for someone with a unique blend of efficient and easygoing—someone capable of directing the complex flow of multiple projects all at once while also having the flexibility, good listening skills, and ability to relate and work well with many different people and personalities. If this is you, we hope you’ll apply! We prefer someone who can work a full-time or hybrid schedule at our DC headquarters, but full-time remote work may be considered.
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(1/17/2023 1:21 PM)
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Program Officer, Global Plastic Policy. Major Function World Wildlife Fund (WWF) one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Program Officer (PO) at the Specialist-level to support the organizational policy work on plastics. The PO works to advance WWF’s conservation mission through policy development and advocacy on plastic and material production, waste, and pollution, supporting WWF’s vision of No Plastic in Nature. The PO supports WWF’s work on plastic and materials related policy, helping to deliver objectives and strategies on emerging issues and new approaches. This position coordinates closely with policy and government affairs experts across WWF and external organizations, including the designated lead on WWF’s Policy and Government Affairs team with respect to US government advocacy on plastics policy.