Outreach Director

Organisation overview

Blue Ventures develops transformative approaches for catalysing and sustaining locally led marine conservation. We work in places where the ocean is vital to local cultures and economies, and are committed to protecting marine biodiversity in ways that benefit coastal people. By demonstrating that effective marine conservation is in everyone’s interest, we’re striving for impact at scale. We aim to reach at least three million people across the world’s tropical coastal regions by 2020.

Summary Job Description

The new position of Outreach Director with Blue Ventures will play a key role in a growing social enterprise committed to rebuilding tropical fisheries with coastal communities. The role will lead Blue Ventures’ efforts in identifying, recruiting and supporting partner organisations internationally, in order to accelerate the adoption of locally-led approaches to fisheries management and coastal community development in target geographies.

This is a senior position within the Blue Ventures UK-based leadership team, responsible for delivering target conservation and development outcomes in new geographies in line with Blue Ventures’ strategic priorities.

This position will play an instrumental role driving positive change in the marine conservation sector, scaling up effective approaches for locally led marine conservation and community health promotion, and making a major contribution to fighting the downward trajectories facing small-scale fisheries and tropical marine ecosystems.

Application process

Applicants should apply using the online form via the Blue Ventures website, by 18th June 2017

Please note that applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and first-round interviews may be conducted with short-listed candidates before the application deadline.

All shortlisted candidates will be contacted within two weeks of the closing date.