Officer, Business Partnerships and Outreach, Ending Illegal Fishing (Sustainability), USA
The officer, business partnerships and outreach will be responsible for developing strategies designed to leverage markets-based approaches to combatting illegal fishing and other Pew international fishery policy objectives. Working closely with the director, international fisheries and other team members the officer will integrate the policy, technology and enforcement components of the ending illegal fishing project into a comprehensive set of practical tools for the markets sector. The officer will develop partnerships and collaborative relationships with retailers, the seafood industry and other key constituencies to enable them to utilize the mechanisms afforded by new technologies to increase transparency and traceability in their supply chains for legally caught fish. He or she will conduct outreach and engage with key government officials, business leaders and international organizations to develop collaborative, cross-sector approaches designed to stop illegally caught fish entering the market. The officer will report to the manager, global campaign to end illegal fishing, and will be based in Pew's Washington D.C. office. There is a possibility that additional team members will be hired and report to this position as the work is developed. The position has a set time frame that could be extended based on the success of the program, funding sources, and board decisions on continued support.