Location: San Diego, CA
Hours: Full time (with some nights and weekends)
Compensation: Commensurate with experience
Care about the environment and want to make a difference? You will be joining a team of international experts working around the globe to protect the world’s oceans. The Waitt Institute is working with 10+ nations and territories to create sustainable ocean plans to will help improve local livelihoods and economies while safeguarding the marine life and ecosystems.
The Assistant Director is responsible for providing core support to the Waitt Institute’s Executive Director in managing and overseeing programs and projects. The ideal candidate will have an affinity and sensitivity for working with a culturally and politically diverse community. This position will work cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve problems, and make decisions that enhance organizational effectiveness.
Like to travel? This position may include international travel.
Support development and management of standard operating procedures
Prepare reports by collecting and analyzing information
Conduct project research, planning, and coordination
Assist in budgeting and operations management
Strong project and process management skills and incredible attention to detail
Ability to manage time efficiently and keep track of and prioritize amongst many tasks
Stellar writing, editing, and general communications skills
Independent, motivated, and flexible in response to changing assignments
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
Experience working with foundations and nonprofit organizations
Experience with ocean conservation and management programs and policy
Experience in data and systems management
Unlimited Paid Time Off | Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision options | Health Savings Account | 401(k) match up to 6%