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Oceanic Global

Oceanic Global

80,000 – 105,000 USD per year
Posted on Thursday, February 16, 2023

Oceanic Global (OG) is looking for a Program Director that has strong operational and management skills to join the leadership team. This is a unique role where you would be working with the Executive Director and Board of Directors on strategy for the overall organization and oversee the implementation of OG’s programs, including our grassroots empowerment, industry solutions, cause marketing partnerships and fundraising. The role is well-suited for someone with a passion for creative thinking, innovating, and taking action. The ideal candidate takes initiative, is an executor, is a natural community builder, loves the ocean and nature, and is a true team leader and player.

The Program Director needs to be a leader in the ocean and/or environmental space and have experience working with different stakeholder groups (including the private sector, civil society, public sector, and grassroot community-led efforts) to provide tangible solutions. Institutional experience is a bonus but not necessary. As a global organization, the ideal candidate brings a global mindset, and enjoys working with people from diverse backgrounds. Oceanic Global is a small and mighty, fast-paced organization that operates as a startup. This role is perfect if you are savvy, enjoy working on multiple projects at once, dynamic, a collaborator, enjoy traveling and believe in creating a world where humanity coexists and is in harmony with nature and the ocean. ● Strategy & Business Development ○ Actively support the growth of Oceanic Global and manage programs under the supervision of Executive Director and provide executive level support to OG stakeholder efforts. ○ Lead the implementation and execution of and development of our strategic programs, which include, but are not limited to: the Blue Standard, Grants, Origin Program, Hubs Program, grassroots activations, corporate partnerships, and institutional event partnerships including UN World Oceans Day and the UN climate conference (COP). ○ Oversee impact and KPIs across programmatic areas, new business and programmatic opportunities, manage administrative staff, oversee and manage programmatic resource allocations and fundraising. ○ Evolve impact metrics as measurement tools for success across OGs impact and educational efforts. ○ Strategies and outreach for new viable partnerships to diversify stakeholder networks, establish credibility, and increase global reach. This includes experience onboarding corporate sponsors, family offices and/or foundations.

○ Publicly represents the organization in a thought leadership capacity including speaker opportunities, white papers etc.

● Team Management ○ Overseeing day to day OG team and programmatic areas including establishing processes and systems for growth, development and efficiency of programs. ○ Oversee budget and resource allocations per programmatic areas. Includes funding and sponsorship dialogues. ○ Oversee deliverables on large cause marketing partnerships ○ Oversee and develop specific resources such as guides and educational collateral. ○ Work closely across different teams for example, Marketing Director to ensure cohesive messaging across all channels. ○ Support OG’s JEDI (justice, equity, diversity, inclusion) goals and development. ○ Representing OG on relevant coalitions for public, private and civil society sectors and associated policy work.

EXPERIENCE Required: ● Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in an ocean-related field, Environmental Science, Environmental Studies, Business and/or other related fields. ● 5 years experience in the ocean / environment space: ocean conservation, business development, corporate sustainability, etc. ● 5+ years in people and cross-team management and department growth. ● Strong communications, copywriting skills, and presentation skills. ● Attention to detail. ● Experience or willingness to learn Google Suite (Google Doc, Google Sheets, Google Drive), Slack, and Zoom meeting management. ● Ability to lead, multitask and manage many projects at once, while having the foresight to anticipate program needs into the future. ● Self-motivated and comfortable leading a small but dynamic team. ● Resourceful, efficient, a good problem solver, organized, and the ability to work independently and remotely. ● Willingness to travel when necessary. ● Willingness to work with a global clientbase. ● Excellent interpersonal skills and good sense of humor. ● Global mindset, genuine desire to create positive impact and inspire others to protect our ocean and our planet. Preferred: ● Master’s degree in a related field.

● Sustainability consulting experience. ● LEED AP, WELL AP, and/or other professional sustainability accreditation. Time, Location and Salary ● Full-time salaried position - 40 hours per week ● The PTO package includes 21 days paid time off and 11 public holidays ● Healthcare stipend ● Location: Remove. Option to work EST or UK hours. ● Salary within 80k-105k, commensurate with experience

Applications should be submitted with a cover letter and resume. Email title “Oceanic Global Program Director Application” and emailed to nicole.denault@rftbrokers.com with samantha@oceanic.global on cc.

Oceanic Global is an equal opportunity employer.

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