North Pacific Campaign Manager and Marine Scientist - Oceana USA

North Pacific Campaign Manager and Marine Scientist

Oceana seeks a North Pacific Campaign Manager and Marine Scientist to join a dedicated team of professionals who are working to protect and restore abundance to the oceans.  This position helps play a critical role in advocating for science-based policies to help protect the oceans.

Founded in 2001, Oceana is the world’s largest nonprofit organization focused solely on restoring resilience and abundance of the oceans. Oceana achieves measurable change by conducting specific, science-based campaigns with fixed deadlines and articulated goals. Our campaigns focus on getting policy changes 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.

The North Pacific Campaign Manager and Marine Scientist is a full-time position located in Oceana’s Juneau, Alaska office. This position provides scientific support and policy advocacy to help achieve Oceana’s USA North Pacific and Arctic Ocean campaign goals. This includes working on issues surrounding state and federal fishery management, ocean habitat protection, plastics pollution, and future campaigns. The North Pacific Campaign Manager and Marine Scientist provides scientific expertise for multiple projects; develops and implements campaign activities; and professionally represents Oceana in decision-making forums, coalitions, and in outreach to Alaska coastal communities.

Applicants must have a college degree in a relevant discipline, such as biology, marine biology, fisheries, environmental policy, or a related degree from a major accredited 4-year university (MS degree preferred.)  The North Pacific Campaign Manager and Marine Scientist will have direct experience in project management, environmental conservation, and advocacy. Candidates must have knowledge and experience in Alaska ocean issues, marine science, and fisheries, plus a willingness and desire to advocate for policy change. Action oriented candidates who instill trust, build partnerships, and communicate effectively are encouraged to apply.

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.

Oceana’s US offices have operated on a hybrid schedule and staff have been 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.