AWF is now accepting applications for the 2016–2018 class of the Conservation Leadership and Management Program (CLMP). CLMP is an intensive, paid program that offers recent master’s degree graduates the opportunity to launch their careers in African conservation while working alongside AWF’s conservation leaders both at the organization’s Nairobi headquarters and in priority landscapes across Africa.
The African Wildlife Foundation is looking to identify an experienced Chief of Party for its anticipated Biodiversity program in South Sudan. This program is part of USAID’s objectives to build foundations for conservation, anti-trafficking, land and natural resource management, conflict mitigation, and security, and will enhance women and youth with livelihoods and economic opportunities, through fishing, vegetable gardening and small scale micro-enterprise activities to disengage them from wildlife poaching.
The Hydrologist is an integral member of AWF’s Southern Tanzania team with primary responsibility of coordination and implementation of all water related conservation activities under the “Safeguarding Ecosystem Services and Promoting Sustainable Agriculture in Tanzania’s Mkoji Water Sub-Catchment Project”. Reporting to the Program Manager, Southern Tanzania.
The Staff Accountant is an integral member of AWF’s finance team, provides support in areas of general ledger accounting, monthly close, and assists in efficient tracking and reporting of AWF’s financial resources. The Staff Accountant will also support with accounting and administration activities related to AWF and its subsidiaries. The position is a perfect opportunity for someone with prior non-profit experience and exposure to managing federal awards.
As the African Wildlife Foundation seeks to increase its visibility globally, there is a need to hire an experienced, Nairobi-based Senior Social Media Officer to advance the Africa perspective and voice across AWF’s digital channels.
The Senior Social Media Officer will be responsible for building global audiences and engagement, channel integration, and brand development. S/he will also serve as a collaborative leader and internal advocate for new approaches and innovative digital strategies and technology.
The African Wildlife Foundation’s UK Director works as an integral member of the global philanthropy team, with the primary responsibility of expanding AWF’s philanthropic reach to new global regions by growing the individual and institutional donor base in the United Kingdom. The UK Director will play a lead role in crafting a comprehensive fundraising strategy for AWF UK, ensuring that funding in the UK continues to increase.
As the African Wildlife Foundation expands its visibility and profile globally around its scientific-based approach to conservation projects throughout the continent, the need for real-time field information and engagement is required. Working directly with AWF’s Senior Director, Strategic Communications, the Nairobi-based Senior Field Communications Officer will serve as the conduit between project-activities in country and AWF’s offices.
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