Ocean Plastics Research Manager; Ocean Conservancy

Job Title: 
Ocean Plastics Research Manager
Job Location: 
Portland, Oregon
Duration: 
Full-time
Description: 

The Ocean Plastics Research Manager works with scientific experts and partners on to design and facilitate research on marine debris, specifically ocean plastics, and actively engages with the external marine science community. Additionally, the Research Manager will represent Ocean Conservancy and the Trash Free Seas (TFS) Program publicly, as a subject matter expert on ocean plastics, via the dissemination of science-based and/or solution-oriented messaging to the general public, diverse media outlets and policymakers. The TFS Program encompasses the International Coastal Cleanup, the Trash Free Seas Alliance®, the Global Ghost Gear Initiative, and International Policy & Finance initiatives focused on plastic waste collection and recycling. The Research Manager will be responsible for managing external, science partnerships to advance our portfolio of ocean plastics research initiatives. The Research Manager will report to the TFS Senior Director, but will also support others involved with the TFS team including development, communications and cross-programmatic work.

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