Location: Global, with a preference for nationals to apply from the countries in which we operate, and/or UK.
Closing date for applications: Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.
Contract status: National
Start date: As soon as possible
Contract duration: Permanent
Remuneration: Competitive salary based on experience
Blue Ventures develops locally led approaches to marine management that benefit people and nature alike. By listening and responding to basic needs, we design our models to catalyse and sustain marine conservation, unlocking the potential of coastal communities to manage their resources. We work in places where the ocean is vital to local cultures and economies, and are committed to advancing the rights of small-scale fishers throughout the coastal tropics.
We are recruiting a Head of Advocacy to lead our evolving programme supporting the rights of small-scale fishers and community conservationists. This is a critical new position within an organisation that leads the global field in human rights based marine conservation. Working with Blue Ventures’ senior leadership, and importantly colleagues in all countries where we work, this position will lead the development of our efforts to redress the imbalance in global policy to enforce and enhance the rights of millions of small scale fishers to become the key drivers of conservation and economic opportunity in the most biodiverse marine hotspots in the tropics.
Reporting to the Outreach Director, this is a full time role which can be based internationally within the countries or regions within which BV operates. This role could have significant national and international travel.
Applicants should apply online via Blue Ventures website.
Please note that applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. All shortlisted candidates will be contacted within two weeks of the closing date.