Executive Assistant, Office of the CEO - Oceana USA

Executive Assistant, Office of the CEO

If you are looking to make a difference in the world and have a passion for protecting and restoring the abundance of the oceans, then this might be the place for you. Oceana’s Office of the CEO is looking for an Executive Assistant. This is a unique opportunity for someone who is interested in both management and ocean conservation.

The Executive Assistant is a person who thrives in fast-paced environments with rapidly changing needs, is comfortable multi-tasking and handling highly confidential matters with tact and discretion while maintaining a collaborative alliance with internal and external stakeholders. The ideal candidate must have excellent written and verbal communication skills and must be willing to accept a varied and demanding workload, long hours and hard deadlines. This is a full-time position based in Washington, DC. This position reports to the Manager of Executive Operations. A Bachelor’s degree, and 3 years of relevant experience is required.

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, the United Kingdom and the 27 countries in the European Union.

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.

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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.

Note: Oceana requires all employees to provide proof of vaccination against Covid. Accommodation for new hires who have disabilities that make the vaccine medically inadvisable or those who have a sincere religious belief that the vaccine is impermissible may contact humanresources@oceana.org. Accommodation will be provided only as required by applicable law. 

As of June 1, 2022, Oceana’s US offices have operated on a hybrid schedule. This schedule is mandatory and staff are required to work from their assigned office on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. With agreement between the employee and their supervisor, the employee may work from home Monday and Friday.