The Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF) is an international non-governmental organization working globally to protect people and the planet.
EJF is working in Thailand to end illegal fishing and human rights abuses on fishing vessels and actively promote improvements to policy- making, corporate governance and management of fisheries and coastal areas. As part of this we are launching a 'Net Free Seas' project to end the practice of discarding fishing nets at sea or on the coast, where they cause damage to ecosystems.
We are looking for a new member of the team to deliver this project. This position will include engaging with local fishing communities, recycling companies, and Thai government agencies to deliver key project objectives including: researching new fishing communities to become part of the project, engaging with community members and local leaders to facilitate understanding and participation, as well as coordinating the retrieval and subsequent collection of discarded / waste fishing nets.
Successful candidates should be comfortable working independently, be confident in public speaking, have access to a vehicle, and be prepared to travel within Thailand.
Post Title: Net Free Seas project assistant
Type of appointment: Fixed-term
Compensation: 35,000 - 47,000 baht per month, depending on experience
Duration of contract: 1 year (potentially renewable or convertible to a permanent position, subject to performance review)
Location: Bangkok based with need to travel often.
This position is open to Thai citizens only.
Essential skills and experience:
Desirable skills and experience:
Deadline : 10 th April 2020 (applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis)
Contact : firstname.lastname@example.org