Founded in 2001, Oceana is the worlds largest ocean advocacy organization focused solely on restoring the resilience, diversity, and abundance of marine ecosystems to ensure that our oceans are a significant source of wild-caught fish that can help feed the world.
We achieve measurable change by conducting specific, science-based campaigns with fixed deadlines and articulated goals. Our campaigns extend to countries that, combined, govern nearly one-third of the worlds wild-caught fish, including Belize, Brazil, Chile, Mexico, Peru, the Philippines, the United States, Canada and the 27 countries in the European Union.
Oceana uses science, law, economics, grassroots organizing, and communications to win victories using five proven strategies:
Oceana has won more than 200 significant policy victories and protected over 4.5 million square miles of ocean.
Oceana seeks an experienced and creative Manager of Donor Communications to join the Major Gifts and Events team in our Washington, DC office.
The Manager of Donor Communications is a key member of the Major Gifts and Events team. S/he plays a critical role in the success of the teams efforts to maximize philanthropic investments in Oceana and help the organization and its supporters realize Oceanas vision of healthy and abundant oceans. This position is instrumental in shaping messaging that conveys the impact of Oceanas work broadly and through specific campaigns as well as capturing the stories that convey the impact in compelling ways.
The Manager of Donor Communications will be responsible for leading the development and production of a wide array of impactful donor communications content and messaging that supports the major gifts moves management process and enhances the success of our events and results in sustaining and growing financial support for Oceanas mission. The Manager ensures communications are up-to-date, align with Oceanas overall messaging and support all phases of the major gifts and event cycle.
The Manager must be able to work independently to determine and satisfy the needs of various stakeholders/customers. The ability to prioritize and manage competing priorities is essential.
The Manager of Donor Communications will:
The Manager of Donor Communications should possess the following professional qualifications and personal attributes:
Candidates should submit a cover letter, rsum and two writing samples.