[Coral-List] Position Vacancy

Arlo Hanlin Hemphill ahemphil at nova.edu
Sat Mar 13 11:23:14 EST 2004

Dear Colleagues, 
Apologies for cross-postings. 
Conservation International is seeking candidates for a new position within 
our Marine Programs Division.  The position description for Marine Program 
Director is pasted below this e-mail. This position will have the 
responsibility of coordinating and implementing Defying Ocean's End (DOE) 
follow-on recommendations within CI and will work with partner institutions to 
assist the DOE follow on process. Your help in distributing this vacancy 
announcement is greatly appreciated. 
This announcement is also available on-line at: www.conservation.org 
Thank you, 

Arlo H. Hemphill 
Arlo H. Hemphill 
Marine Programs Coordinator 
Marine Programs Division 
Conservation International 
1919 M Street, NW, Suite 600 
Washington, D.C.     20036 
Tel: 202-912-1424 
Fax: 202-912-1030 
a.hemphill at conservation.org 


JOB TITLE: Marine Program Director 

DIVISION: Marine Programs Division 

REPORTS TO: Senior Director, Marine Programs Division 

LOCATION: Washington, D.C. 

POSITION DESCRIPTION: The Marine Program Director will be the lead staff member 
to ensure that the Defying Ocean's End (DOE) Conference recommendations are 
implemented in CI initiatives and multi-NGO partnerships. Lead responsibilities 
will involve developing strategies, assisting initiatives by the organizational 
partners in DOE implementation, and facilitating collaborative efforts on 
recommended actions and suggested next steps identified by the Conference. The 
Director will have a key role in marketing and in fundraising for DOE programs. 

This position involves creative thinking to build effective coalitions within 
the broader domestic and international environmental community. The core work 
of this position will be the development and implementation of DOE 
recommendations by coalitions of organizations, to achieve successful 
fulfillment of the DOE goals. This will require a consistent and innovative 
approach to deal with complex substantive issues and political relationships. 

The principal responsibilities of this position will be: development of the 
business plan and fundraising, administration of DOE campaigns for recommended 
actions and external communication and marketing. 

EDUCATION: Advanced degree in marine science, environmental studies, law or 
government policy 

QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates should have a minimum of five years experience with 
ocean science research institutions, government agencies or NGOs working on 
relevant policy issues, budget administration and fundraising. Experience 
should demonstrate accomplishment in government policy development, campaign 
implementation for policy change with governments and non-governmental partners 
and fiscal authority of large and complex programs and fundraising. Foreign 
language, field experience and media skills are desirable. 

DEADLINE: 25 March 2004 

SUBMISSIONS: Applications should submit a cover letter and resume/C.V. to 
Radhika Dave (r.dave at conservation.org) by the requested deadline. 


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