Jobs & Internships

Earthwatch is an international environmental nonprofit organization that funds field expeditions in more than 50 countries.

Earthwatch expeditions provide individuals with opportunities to participate in hands-on scientific research all over the world. We also partners with schools, businesses, governments, and other philanthropic organizations to enable a broad range of people to learn and change the world through our experiential model.

Staff members at Earthwatch develop, manage, market, and recruit for our varied expeditions, programs, and partnerships. Earthwatch does not employ the scientists or research staff that runs the expeditions we support; they generally work for universities or other research institutions.

We currently have the following positions available.

Programme Manager

19 December 2014

The role will take full responsibility for the resourcing, budgeting and reporting of all aspects of regional delivery for a major corporate partnership programme, as well as other programmes as required. The focus is on managing partner relationships and working with the wider Earthwatch team to deliver projects to time, budget and required mission standard. The Programme Manager will also have responsibility for delivery of other regional and local contracts, supporting other relevant programmes across key audiences (e.g. employees, teachers, etc.).

Head of Engagement and Science

19 December 2014

Reporting directly to the Chief Executive and as a member of the senior management team, the Head of Engagement & Science will have an exciting challenge to help Earthwatch to maximise opportunities to deliver our mission through field-based engagement in environmental science.

You will be tasked with creating ambitious yet achievable strategies to create field-based engagement opportunities in research that inspire behavioural change at an individual and organisational level.

You must be an exceptional strategic thinker with an understanding of environmental and corporate sustainability agendas and the ability to design, fund, deliver and evaluate engagement projects.

Development Manager Trusts and Foundations

19 December 2014

To lead and develop a comprehensive fundraising programme which maximises income for Earthwatch through sourcing small, medium and major grants from trusts, foundations (including corporate foundations), institutional/government funders in the UK, EU, and beyond.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone with knowledge of Trusts and Foundations who wishes to develop their fundraising career with a pioneering environmental organisation. You will need to combine a hands on approach with expert fundraising research and proposal writing skills and bring with you a talent for identifying new business opportunities to ensure that Earthwatch maximises its fundraising opportunities over the coming years.

Earthwatch is an equal opportunity employer.


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If you don’t see the position you’re looking for, feel free to contact us through your local Earthwatch Human Resources department.

No phone calls please.