Marine Conservation Program Coordinator (WWF Chile)
Ideal candidates will show initiative, have good judgement and be skilled at interacting with a wide range of stakeholders. The candidate will be knowledgeable in marine ecosystems, MPAs, and their management, as well as in environmental issues and politics in Chile. In addition, the candidate will have excellent oral and written communication skills and an ability to work comfortably with a wide variety of stakeholders.
- Knowledge: Degree (Bachelor's required, graduate degree is preferred) in biological sciences, public policy, social sciences, environmental science, international development or related field.
- Experience: at least five years of working experience and at least two years experience in conservation planning, marine environment, program management, or relevant research in Marine environment.
- Skills and Abilities: Interest in international conservation and development issues, cross cultural sensitivity, creativity and flexibility are essential to this position. Ability to conduct research and ability to quickly distill the essential points from documents essential. Strong oral and written communication and organizational skills are also important. Candidates should be able to effectively prioritize and execute a large number of activities at once, with minimal supervision. Word processing skills are required.
26 September 2008
Please send a resume (maximum 3 pages) and a cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail to Carlos Anwandter, 624, Casa 4, Valdivia, Chile. The cover letter should describe personal and professional reasons for applying, and explain the relationship between the candidate’s experience and the position requirements and activities.
For more information, visit http://www.panda.org/about_wwf/jobs/index.cfm?uNewsID=144802.