Position: Seafood Fraud Campaigner
Organization: Oceana Canada
Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Term: Two-year contract
Position starts: Immediately
Oceana Canada is an independent charity committed to rebuilding Canada’s oceans by winning policy victories that increase biodiversity and abundance through science-based fisheries management. We are part of the largest international advocacy group dedicated solely to ocean conservation. Globally, Oceana has won more than 200 policy victories for marine life and habitats. From stopping bottom trawling in sensitive habitat areas to protecting sea turtles from commercial fishing gear, our victories represent new hope for the world's oceans.
Oceana Canada believes that we have an obligation to our country, and the world, to manage our natural resources responsibly and provide a sustainable source of protein for a growing planet. By restoring Canada’s oceans, we can strengthen our communities, reap greater economic and nutritional benefits, and protect our future.
We are seeking a Seafood Fraud Campaigner, who is preferably bilingual in French and English, to work in our Ottawa office. The Campaigner will work with a multidisciplinary team to develop, execute and win Oceana Canada’s campaign to require all seafood sold in Canada to be traceable from boat to plate. This position requires strong persuasion and communications skills, problem-solving and project management skills. The ideal candidate is action- and detail-oriented, with experience working collaboratively to advance policy. The Campaigner will report to the Communications Director, based in Toronto.
Principal duties and responsibilities
Oceana Canada offers a competitive salary and benefits package.
Oceana Canada is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, support will be provided in the recruitment process and accommodations for disabilities will be provided on request wherever appropriate. All offers of employment are conditional upon the successful completion of reference checks and a criminal background check.
While we thank all candidates for their interest, only those short-listed will be contacted.
Please send your resume and cover letter in one file, including your salary expectations, to firstname.lastname@example.org by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, March 25, 2019. Please use the following file naming convention: LastName_FirstName_SeafoodFraudCampaigner.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Feb 27 2019 ID: 51664