Do you want to make a difference protecting and restoring the abundance of the oceans? Come join a dedicated team of professionals who are working to protect marine wildlife while also enhancing the capacity of the oceans to feed a growing world population.
The Plastics Campaign Fellow works as part of Oceana’s U.S. Plastics Campaign to protect the oceans from plastic pollution by passing policies to reduce single-use plastic and calling on companies to give consumers Plastic-Free Choices. To meet our campaign goals, the Fellow will research the plastics problem and solutions; develop campaign materials, including fact sheets and grassroots activist tools; and coordinate outreach efforts. The Fellow also will organize projects and events and track various aspects of the plastics issue and our campaign work.
Applicants should be action-oriented, a skilled communicator, able to manage complexity, nimble and collaborative.
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 change 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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