Education and Outreach Manager; NAMEPA

Job Title: 
Education and Outreach Manager
Job Location: 
Weston, CT
Duration: 
Full Time (30-40 hours per week)
Salary: 
$18.00/hour
Description: 

Job Duties:

  • Maintain existing, and expand, relationships with current educational partners/alliances to schedule education and stewardship programs, supply materials and promote use of educational programs in the field
  • Extend the reach of NAMEPA’s educational materials to educational institutions and industry partners throughout North America (Canada, United States, Mexico and the Caribbean)
  • Develop educational materials related to marine science and the marine industry with up-to-date data
  • Engage effectiveness of NAMEPA education programs
  • Ensure records of materials distribution and field work are recorded and maintained
  • Develop new educational materials/programs such as the Adopt a Ship Program
  • Manage ongoing student opportunities such as annual student art contest and marine science research paper competition
  • Work with NAMEPA Chapters to establish procedures and parameters to achieve goals
  • Fundraise to support education initiatives through grants, donation requests, foundations, etc.
  • Oversee social media posts about educational presentations and content related to NAMEPA mission
  • Coordinate e-blasts of monthly newsletters and updates to the NAMEPA education program
  • Supervise interns relative to education assignments and schedules for presentations
  • Perform outreach during tabling events to promote ocean literacy and increase organizational visibility
  • Represent NAMEPA within various stakeholder and networking groups

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Marine Science, Environmental Science, Environmental Policy, Maritime Affairs, Natural Resources, Education, or related field

Preferred Skills and Interests:

  • 1-5 years’ experience in formal or informal marine science education and/or maritime industry education
  • Experience developing curriculum related to marine sciences or the marine industry
  • Experience conducting outreach through email blasts, events, programs, etc.
  • Self-starter with the ability to develop education programs with a high level of excellence
  • Experience coordinating with partners and stakeholder groups to achieve a common goal
  • Well versed in social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Pinterest
  • Strong passion for protecting ocean resources and inspiring an appreciation for the marine environment and the marine industry
  • Organized, timely, and a positive attitude
  • Familiar with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other programs

To Apply: Send cover letter and resume to Nina Quaratella, Education and Outreach Director, n.quaratella [at] namepa.net or Lyn Harris, Chief Operation Officer, l.harris [at] namepa.net

About NAMEPA: The North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA) is a marine industry-led organization of environmental stewards preserving the marine environment by promoting sustainable marine industry best practices and educating seafarers, students and the public about the need and strategies for protecting global ocean, lake and river resources.

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