Federal Ocean Conservation Policy Manager

Monterey Bay Aquarium

Monterey , California

The Federal Ocean Conservation Policy Manager works within the Aquarium's Conservation & Science Division to develop and implement federal science-based policy strategies in support of the Aquariums ocean conservation goals. 

Core Responsibilities

  • Develops and implements federal ocean conservation science-based policy strategies in support of the Aquarium's conservation goals, including: improve the global sustainability of fisheries and aquaculture; improve the protection of ocean wildlife and ecosystems; reduce the sources of ocean plastic pollution; and address the ocean impacts of climate change and ocean acidification
  • Builds and manages relationships with key national government, business, science, and conservation leaders to strengthen the Aquarium's conservation authority and advance the Aquarium's conservation goals
  • Works with the Conservation & Science Outreach Manager and the Aquarium's Marketing & Communications team to guide the development of external outreach and communications in support of the Aquarium's federal science-based policy strategies
  • Organizes meetings, briefings, and other events with key external audiences
  • Prepares reports and presentations to the Aquarium's Board of Trustees, Senior Staff, and other internal and external audiences
  • Assists in the production of public-facing expert analyses and reports
  • Assists in the preparation of grant proposals and reports
  • Manages the Aquarium's federal policy consultants

Absolutely Required Skills / Knowledge / Ability / Experience or Education

  • Significant (5+ years) expertise and experience in federal ocean policy
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and implement policy-related strategies
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage programs and people
  • Outstanding written and communication skills
  • Travel required

Desired Skills / Knowledge / Ability / Experience or Education

  • Knowledge and experience in fisheries and aquaculture policy
  • Post graduate degree

HOW TO APPLY

https://montereybayaquarium.snaphire.com/jobdetails?jobmc=21290

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