Employment Opportunity: Vice President of Institutional Giving | Oceana

Vice President of Institutional Giving

Do you want to make a difference protecting and restoring the abundance of the oceans? Oceana’s Development Department is looking for a Vice President of Institutional Giving to lead all institutional fundraising for Oceana. This includes the development and implementation of prospecting strategies for securing and stewarding new institutional donors, including private, public, community, family and corporate foundations to maximize philanthropic investment in Oceana’s campaigns. The Vice President will be a member of—and work closely with--the Executive Committee of Oceana, representing country leaders and senior management of the organization.

Reporting to the Chief of Staff in the Office of the President, the Vice President of Institutional Giving will manage a team focused on raising approximately 70 percent of Oceana’s annual revenue and contributing to the strategic development of new campaigns and initiatives. The Vice President will be responsible for building an effective team, with clear goals, accountabilities, systems, and opportunities for growth and development. This is a full-time position based in Washington, DC headquarters.

Come join a dedicated team of professionals who are working to protect our oceans, which play a critical role in reducing the impacts of climate change, feeding a growing global population, and supporting the livelihoods of fishers, their families, and their communities.

Founded in 2001, Oceana is the world’s largest nonprofit organization focused solely on restoring the resilience and abundance of the ocean. We achieve measurable change by conducting specific, science-based campaigns with fixed deadlines and articulated goals. Our campaigns focus on getting policy changes in countries that, govern nearly one-third of the world’s wild-caught fish, including Belize, Brazil, Chile, Mexico, Peru, the Philippines, the United States, Canada and the 27 countries in the European Union.

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“Oceana values a diverse workforce and welcomes people different from each other in many ways, including characteristics such as race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, and national origin. Oceana considers all qualified candidates and seeks to recruit from a diverse candidate pool.”

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