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The World Cetacean Alliance is looking for up to three volunteers to join a busy and dynamic team working across WCAs current cetacean programmes. Based at our Headquarters in Brighton, UK, successful candidates will assist with:
- Developing the programme for the 2019 World Whale Conference.
- Assessing applications for Whale Heritage Sites.
- Assisting with training course development.
- Promoting responsible whale watching certification.
- Networking and provision of information resources across the partnership.
- Expanding WCAs research programme.
The successful candidates will report directly to the CEO, receive in-situ training, and work closely with colleagues at WCA Headquarters. The roles will take place over 6 week periods at the WCA Headquarters, Brighton, United Kingdom. The WCA is unable to cover personal expenses.
- Build relationships, and engage stakeholders and partners working across WCAs programmes.
- Encourage and support collaborations between experts, advisors, and participants from within and outside the World CetaceanAlliance.
- Develop and provide resources to assist WCA partners.
- Communicate progress across the network through media, social media, and direct communication.
- Work alongside WCA staff to set strategy and guide current programmes.
- Liaise with WCA staff to ensure coordinated planning, collaborative work efforts, integrated programming and shared success towards agreed goals.
- Strong communication skills and ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team to advance the mission.
- Experience and knowledge of cetaceans, whale watching, and marine conservation issues preferred.
- Highly organized and detail-oriented with a strong ability to prioritize and deliver against responsibilities and duties.
- Ability to thrive in a multi-tasking, high energy environment.
- Ability to excite and engage stakeholders through meetings and personal outreach.
- Degree or higher qualification.
- Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to multitask.
- A proven track record of communicating with different audiences.
- Gain experience of marine conservation projects.
- Learn about and network with WCAs 100 partners in 40 countries.
- Gain insights in ecotourism practices and cetacean welfare issues.
- Learn new skills and techniques to deliver collaborative projects.
- Develop media and social media skills.
- Build on your network of contacts for career development / research or voluntary opportunities.
- Gain insight into the activities of our local research and outreach project – the Brighton Dolphin Project.
TO APPLY: Please send your C.V. and a cover letter to: Dylan Walker: [email protected]
Applications must be sent in electronic form no later than Monday 8 July 2019.
For more information go to: http://worldcetaceanalliance.org/