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Global Events Coordinator

Job Location

Washington, DC


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Published Date

Jan 21, 2022

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Are you looking to make a difference in the world and have a passion for protecting and restoring the abundance of our oceans?  Oceana’s Development Department is looking for a Global Events Coordinator based in Washington, DC. The Global Events Coordinator is an integral member of Oceana’s fundraising team. The Coordinator provides administrative and project support for Oceana’s New York Gala, cultivation events, and meetings primarily focused in the U.S. on east coast events and global events, as needed.


The Global Events Coordinator position is a professional who builds working relationships both internally and externally and is an outstanding ambassador for Oceana. The Coordinator is a member of an integrated team with a commitment to excellence. The ideal candidate will have experience with special events, information management, research, communications, and administrative functions and must be able to anticipate project needs, discern work priorities, meet deadlines with little supervision, and be willing to work occasional evenings and weekends. This position reports to the Director of Global Events and is based in the Washington, DC office.


Come join a dedicated team of professionals who are working to protect marine wildlife while also enhancing the capacity of the oceans to feed a growing world population. At Oceana, “everyone is a fundraiser,” so the incumbent will have the opportunity to work with many other areas of the organization including Executive leadership, Science & Strategy, Finance and Accounting, Marketing and Communications, and country leaders throughout the world.


Founded in 2001, Oceana is the world’s largest nonprofit organization focused solely on restoring the resilience and abundance of the ocean. We achieve measurable change by conducting specific, science-based campaigns with fixed deadlines and articulated goals. Our campaigns focus on getting policy change in countries that, govern nearly one-third of the world’s wild-caught fish, including Belize, Brazil, Chile, Mexico, Peru, the Philippines, United Kingdom, United States, Canada and the 27 countries in the European Union.


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“Oceana values a diverse workforce and welcomes people different from each other in many ways, including characteristics such as race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity and national origin. Oceana considers all qualified candidates and seeks to recruit from a diverse candidate pool.”


Note: Oceana requires all those hired to provide proof of full vaccination against Covid. Accommodation for new hires who have disabilities that make the vaccine medically inadvisable or those who have a sincere religious belief that the vaccine is impermissible may contact Accommodation will be provided only as required by applicable law.

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