Job Vacancy: US NGO FishWise seeks maritime Human Rights Project Manager



Human Rights at Sea is pleased to be able support one of its partner organisations in the United States in searching of a high quality individual to join the FishWise team in Santa Barbara, California.

The Position

FishWise is seeking a Project Manager – Human Rights. This is a full-time position based in the FishWise office in Santa Cruz, CA. The Project Manager will be responsible for research, development, and execution of work plans on human rights, under the direction of the Human Rights Lead Project Director. The role will involve close engagement with human rights and industry experts to address human rights issues in seafood supply chains.

The ideal candidate(s) for a Project Manager position should demonstrate:

  • Understanding of and desire to learn more about human rights challenges, socially responsible business practices, and relevant stakeholders e.g. supply chain businesses, NGOs, and government agencies
  • Minimum 4 years of relevant work experience
  • Bachelors degree in a related field, Masters preferred

Click here to view the full job description and begin the application process.


The Organization

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FishWise uses market-based approaches to achieve responsible business practices and create change on the water. This science-based and business-friendly approach has allowed FishWise to build partnerships and strong working relationships with industry, government, and NGOs. FishWise also seeks to address human rights abuses within the seafood industry by educating companies and helping them implement responsible business practices that address both environmental sustainability and social considerations.


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