Oceana is the largest advocacy organization focused solely on ocean conservation. Founded in 2001, Oceana seeks to preserve and restore the bounty of the ocean as a source for wild-caught fish and preserve the marine ecosystem for our and future generations. With offices in 11 countries around the world, Oceana works to enable policies that protect ocean resources, which are important for the economy, jobs, families, and communities. Our campaigns seek to save the ocean, so that the ocean can feed the world.
Oceana Mexico was established in February 2018 and is headquartered in Mexico City. Oceana Mexico will work with the government, the society, the fishing sector and scientists to influence changes and necessary adjustments in policies, management and marine fishing activity. Oceana has achieved dozens of concrete policy victories for coastal communities, marine life and critical ecosystems all over the world. We have dramatically improved the productivity of fisheries by applying science-based catch limits, increasing transparency in government decisions and protecting millions of square kilometers of sensitive habitats from pollution and other destructive activities. Our victories represent a new hope for the world's oceans.
The Campaign Director will work closely with the Vice President of Oceana Mexico to plan, develop, implement and win Oceana’s policy campaigns. The Director will lead policy campaigns designed to make changes in transparency, fisheries, ocean habitat and other related topics. The incumbent will help to recruit and train a multidisciplinary team to pursue Oceana Mexico’s campaign goals. Strong leadership, management, strategic thinking skills, and a background in fisheries policy and wildlife conservation are essential to the success of the campaigns. The campaign director will report to and work closely with the Vice President for Oceana Mexico.
Main Duties and Responsibilities:
To apply for this position, please send a copy of your resume and cover letter, written in English, to: [email protected] with the following subject line “Candidates last name: Campaign Director, Mexico”