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Officer, National Protected Areas

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Sectors Terrestrial / Aquatic Ecology & Conservation
Location Australia (Queensland) - Australasia
Town/City Brisbane
Salary (Minimum)
Salary (Maximum)
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Mid Level
Deadline 07/12/2022
Company Name The Pew Charitable Trusts
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Directory Entry : The Pew Charitable Trusts is an independent non-profit, non-governmental organization, founded in 1948. The stated mission of Pew is to serve the public interest by "improving public policy, informing the public, and invigorating civic life. Pew often has vacancies in the remit of Nature Conservaton and Climate change in countries ranging from Australia to the UK, Chile to USA. For more jobs with Pew visit their website.
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Officer, National Protected Areas

Protecting Australia's Nature Program, Pew Charitable Trusts

Application Deadline December 2nd, 2022

The Opportunity

An experienced campaign leader with a track record of success is sought to drive the Pew Charitable Trusts' advocacy for protected areas in Australia. Globally, scientists are calling for 30% of the planet to be protected by 2030 to halt the extinction crisis and give nature a chance to adapt to our changing climate. The successful candidate will lead Pew's advocacy to ensure that Australia meets this challenging target through advocating for policy change, funding for nature and the creation of new large scale and effective protected areas. The role will work with partners and Pew's state-based campaign leaders to build a strong campaign for nature. A strong emphasis will be placed on ensuring benefits for both people and nature; and meaningful engagement with First Nations people. Understanding of Government and ability to activate public and stakeholder support will be important to the success of the role.

This is a unique opportunity to lead a campaign to drive an outcome of global significance and create meaningful change for people and nature in Australia.

Salary Range

$97,000 - 108,000 AUD

What Pew Does in Australia

Pew works in Australia to obtain better, science-based, protection and management of land and seascapes in the Outback and marine environment. Fundamental to our work is obtaining durable conservation outcomes that imbed long term and positive benefits for people.

Pew Overview

With offices in Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., Brussels and London and staff in other regions of the United States as well as Australia, Pew provides an exciting learning environment and the opportunity to work with highly talented individuals. We are a dynamic, rapidly evolving organization that values creativity and innovative thinking and fosters strong teamwork with mutual respect.


The position location is flexible with a preference for a Sydney (home office) or Brisbane base (which is eligible for up to 60% telework). Pew has offices in Brisbane, Perth and Darwin and staff located in home offices in other capital cities. The position reports to the Project Director/Terrestrial, Protecting Australia's Nature.

Application Deadline:

For applications, please click the application link/button below and follow the instructions to send a CV and cover letter to the attention of Human Resources. Applications to close on 2 December 2022.

Full Job Description

To view the full position description and to apply, click the following link https://pewtrusts.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/TrustsExternal/job/Australia-Sydney/Officer--Protecting-Australia-s-Nature_R001943

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