Grade: Open to both half-time and full-time applicants.
Location: Remote, preference for U.S. time zone, open to others
Start Date: Flexible, ideally starting date in June 2021
The overarching aim of the Aquatic Life Institute is to improve aquatic lives by supporting, accelerating, and directing the growth of the aquatic animal welfare movement. In support of this goal, ALI oversees affiliate coalition groups, including the Aquatic Animal Alliance. We are seeking an experienced Managing Director to oversee ALI and Alliance programming and execution.
Primary Work Function: The Aquatic Life Institute is seeking a Managing Director to oversee our fully-remote, international team. The Managing Director’s responsibilities include creating and managing long term goals and daily execution, developing and implementing strategic plans and internal policies, cultivating programs to support the organization’s strategic direction, maintaining an open dialogue with stakeholders, and driving organizational success. In order to be successful in this role, you will need to have prior experience in program management, project management, and team management.
Our Culture: At ALI, our daily work is motivated by the understanding that aquaculture is the fastest growing food sector worldwide and the site of preventable harm to billions. This intense urgency translates into a passionate, fast-paced, and highly ambitious agenda. We are a nonprofit with a startup-inspired culture, actively integrating practices from the private sector to better our advocacy work. There is no typical day at ALI and we are seeking a Managing Director ready to optimize and hone this momentum.
The Managing Director will be charged with:
Additional Major Duties and Responsibilities:
Preferred Attributes (we encourage you to apply even if you don’t meet these):
Dependant on experience.
To apply, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org with a short cover letter and resume. Successful applicants may engage in multiple rounds of interviews and may be asked to complete a sample task. At least two references may be required.
Historically, we have been lucky enough to receive an overwhelming number of applications, so we apologize in advance if we do not respond to your correspondence quickly.
ALI is a proud equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and consider all applicants for employment without attention to race, color, religion, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, physical disability, mental disability, pregnancy, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, veteran status, or any other characteristic. This is core to both our ethical underpinnings and our success as a globally-engaged team. For any questions or if you are in need of any assistance, please reach out via email. If you do not meet the above qualifications but believe you would be a great fit, please feel free to apply.
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