Fisheries Policy Associate

Fisheries Policy Associate

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The Nature Conservancy’s mission is to protect the lands and waters upon which all life depends. As a science-based organization, we create innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world’s toughest challenges so that we can create a world in which people and nature thrive. We’re rooted in our Mission and guided by our Values, which includes a Commitment to Diversity and Respect for People, Communities, and Cultures. Whether it’s career development, flexible schedules, or a rewarding mission, there are lots of reasons to love life #insideTNC. Want a better insight to TNC? Check out our TNC Talent playlist on YouTube on Glassdoor.

Our goal is to cultivate an inclusive work environment so that all our colleagues around the globe feel a sense of belonging, and that their unique contributions to our mission are valued. We’ll only achieve our Mission by hiring and engaging a diverse workforce that reflects the communities in which we work. In addition to the requirements in our postings, we recognize that people come with talent and experiences outside of a job. Diversity of experience and skills combined with passion is a key to innovation and a culture of inclusion! Please apply – we’d love to hear from you. To quote myriad TNC staff members, “you’ll join for our mission, and you’ll stay for our people.”


  • The Fisheries Policy Associate supports the work of the Ocean Governance team, by:
    Building, engaging and maintaining a network of key stakeholders and decision-makers in Europe;
  • Defining and implementing strategies to successfully deliver our objectives in Europe;
    Providing research and policy support to the Ocean Governance team;
  • Scoping out and engaging in opportunities to expand our programme to new geographies.

The position will be based at either The Nature Conservancy’s London or Brussels offices. Successful candidates will need to provide proof of eligibility to work in either the UK or Belgium. This is a term-limited position ending 31st December 2024, with contract renewal subject to funding.

The Fisheries Policy Associate provides research and policy support to the Ocean Governance team, particularly in the area of illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU fishing) in Europe and other countries. They serve as a liaison between the team and external partners, assisting in the delivery of coalition projects. The Fisheries Policy Associate builds, engages and maintains a network of key stakeholders and decision-makers in Europe, and assists in influencing the outcome of policy as part of the Ocean Governance agenda. They follow and coordinate internal procedures, facilitate internal coordination, coordinates meetings, agenda and presentations, and conducts other activities to support our programme’s visibility internally. They provide financial and administrative services, such as monitoring of budgets, processing invoices and maintaining good relationships with vendors/consultants.

Location: London
Organization: The Nature Conservancy
Deadline: July 17, 2022
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