Senior Associate, Corporate and Celebrity Partnerships - Oceana USA

Senior Associate, Corporate and Celebrity Partnerships

Do you want to make a difference protecting and restoring the abundance of the oceans? Come join a dedicated team of professionals who are working to protect our oceans, which play a critical role in reducing the impacts of climate change, feeding a growing global population, and supporting the livelihoods of fishers, their families, and their communities.

Oceana is looking for a Senior Associate, Corporate and Celebrity Partnerships, a key member of Oceana’s Development Department, who will contribute to Oceana’s mission through the acquisition and stewardship of corporate and celebrity partners. This position works collaboratively to build mutually beneficial partnerships that deliver important financial and promotional support for Oceana.

In identifying, soliciting, and stewarding prospective and current partners, the Senior Associate will acquire an in-depth understanding of Oceana’s campaigns and use his/her creativity to align Oceana’s work with our partners’ advocacy, cause marketing, and/or corporate social responsibility goals. The position requires an affinity for sales, marketing communications, and account management. The Senior Associate is action-oriented, highly organized, and an excellent communicator.

This is a full-time position based in Washington, DC. We are currently in a work from home status and plan for the office to re-open on a hybrid schedule this spring with three designated days a week in the office and two designated days allowing work from home. All staff are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19. This position reports to the Director Global Corporate and Celebrity Partnerships.  A Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Sales, Marketing, or relevant field, and at least 4 years of experience working in partnerships, sales, and/or PR/marketing; or equivalent combinations of education and experience.

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 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.

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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 Accommodation will be provided only as required by applicable law.

Beginning April 18, 2022, Oceana’s US offices will be open with a hybrid schedule. Between April 18 and May 31 staff are encouraged 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. Beginning June 1, 2022, the hybrid schedule is mandatory, and staff must work from their assigned office on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.