Senior Fisheries Outreach Manager, France

Are you passionate about oceans? Are you keen to contribute to the MSC mission to have a positive impact on fisheries sustainability?

Job Title: Senior Fisheries Outreach Manager, France
Location: Paris
Working Hours: Full-Time

We are looking for a Senior Fisheries Outreach Manager. You will manage the Outreach activities toward fisheries in France, to support the retention and growth of the MSC program and mission in France. You’ll be working closely with the French Program Director and French team as well as our colleagues worldwide to increase the understanding and awareness of the MSC program and actions to a wide range of stakeholders in France, from fishing sector to scientists and environmental groups.

Who are you?

We are looking for someone who has:

  • Extensive knowledge of the French fishing industry, fisheries management, fisheries science, conservation issues, and the seafood industry 
  • Experience in successfully engaging with a wide range of different stakeholders
  • Successful experience in project management
  • Proven team management skills
  • Fluent in French and English
Note that weekend work, regular domestic and occasional international travel may be required.

We’re an international organisation and our employees all demonstrate a level of cultural awareness, and value the diverse views and approaches relevant to the MSC program.

The MSC is committed to flexible working. All MSC’s France employees are predominantly working remotely, and we would expect to continue to offer some flexibility as restrictions are lifted.

Who are we?

The MSC’s vision is for the world’s oceans to be teeming with life, and seafood supplies safeguarded for this and future generations.  Through our internationally recognised certification and ecolabeling program, well-managed sustainable fisheries are recognised and rewarded in the marketplace, through the leadership of our partners.  Over 400 fisheries around the world, representing more than 17% of the annual global marine catch, are now engaged in the MSC program and MSC certified and labelled seafood products are now available in over 100 countries.

The MSC is committed to the principles of equality and fairness and we welcome applications from all communities. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, ethnicity, race, colour, religion or belief, gender or gender identity, sexual orientation or disability.  If you consider yourself to have a disability and need reasonable adjustments made during the recruitment and selection process, please let us know how we can help you.
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Language: English
Date of issue: 18 February 2020

To apply

Please email the following information to

  • - A cover letter in French, outlining how your skills, experience and knowledge directly address the responsibilities and requirements detailed in the job specification, and include information on your salary expectations and right to work information; and
  • - A copy of your current CV in English.

Please ensure that they are sent as Word or PDF documents with the titles “your name cover letter” and “your name CV”.  The subject of your email should read: Senior Fisheries Outreach Manager, France.

Closing date

15 April 2021 at9:00am BST


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