Program Associate - 18004
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the world’s leading conservation organization, seeks an Program Associate at our Washington, DC office. Under the direction of the Traceability Director, will support WWF’s distributed team working on the "OSMI 2.1 Seafood Traceability Project". This work includes organizing information and materials, drafting reports, proposals and presentations, and assisting with project management. Coordinates major activities for the program and communicates with staff on ongoing activities.
This is a Limited Term position and the position has an end date of June 30th 2018.
- Performs research on specific issues for program staff. Gathers, organizes and analyzes information from a variety of sources. Stays current on issues related to program areas of focus.
- Assists in the administration of the Project within the OSMI process, and specifically within the "OSMI 2.1 cottage" by helping organize communications and meetings with relevant OSMI partners (including by maintaining close contact with the OSMI 2.1 coordinator for purposes of team schedule coordination and deadline management).
- Assists the smooth operation of the Project team by helping organize internal communications and meetings.
- Assists in the creation, tracking, and administration of contracts, sub-grants, and inter-office agreements related to the Project.
- Updates project tracking database to ensure information is accurate.
- Assists in the organization, tracking, and administration of the Global Dialogue on Seafood Traceability, including maintaining a database of Dialogue members and a project management tool for timeline development and tracking.
- Assists in the planning and production of domestic or overseas meetings and events related to the Project, including the engagement of vendors, administration of travel grants, and management of participant travel (when needed).
- Supports the Project team in making arrangements for Project-related travel.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- Must have a Bachelor’s degree plus two years’ experience, or a minimum of four years relevant experience, preferably with environmental conservation education
- Organizational and analytical skills
- Project Management experience a plus
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
- Initiative, ability to prioritize and complete work with minimal supervision
- Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities
- Familiarity with Microsoft office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access)
- Submit cover letter and resume through our Careers Page, Requisition #18004
- Due to the high volume of applications we are not able to respond to inquiries via phone
As an EOE/AA employer, WWF will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, or protected Veteran status.
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