Executive Director – Conservation Alliance For Seafood Solutions


  • Executive Director
  • Remote (Based in USA)


The Executive Director is a dynamic, experienced leader who collaborates with the Staff team and Board to identify and address the organization’s top strategic and organizational challenges.

The Executive Director is an experienced nonprofit executive who has worked with or led a collective action/multi-stakeholder organization, ideally with a background in sustainability.


The Conservation Alliance for Seafood Solutions (“the Alliance”) advances a movement-wide goal that by 2030, at least 75% of global seafood production will be environmentally responsible or making verifiable improvements, and safeguards will be in place to ensure social responsibility.

The Alliance is a community builder in the responsible seafood movement. We believe people make more progress when they work together.  The Alliance is unique in supporting the progress of all stakeholder types across the responsible seafood movement, including NGOs, companies, academics, and other experts. Our focus is not limited to any one geography or species.

The Alliance connects a community of collaborative changemakers in the responsible seafood movement with the resources and support needed to make more progress.

The Conservation Alliance for Seafood Solutions is an independent operating project of the nonprofit umbrella organization, Multiplier, a nationally recognized nonprofit with a growing portfolio of innovative initiatives that conserve and protect a sustainable and resilient world (www.multiplier.org).

To learn more about the Alliance and what we do, we encourage you to visit our website (www.solutionsforseafood.org).


The Alliance Executive Director is a visible and strategic individual who attends to and generates support for the Alliance’s role as the leading community builder in the responsible seafood movement. The Executive Director leads the Staff team and Board in effective planning and execution for results.


  • Ensures the Alliance’s various bodies (Global Hub, Alliance Board, Advisory Council, Working Groups, Networks, and Staff) are working together effectively
  • Serves as a visible and consistent representative and advocate of the Alliance and its core values
  • Collaborates with the Board to establish strategic priorities and leads the Staff team on execution against programmatic and strategic priorities
  • Consistently and visibly communicates the Alliance’s core values, priorities, and overarching value proposition 
  • Partners with and mentors the Senior Director of Operations and Development to ensure progress against annual fundraising benchmarks
  • Directs human and financial asset management and development
  • Oversees fundraising, relationship-building, and strategic partnerships
  • Works with and collates input from an array of stakeholders without being distracted into off-plan actions
  • Ensures excellence in all that the Alliance does
  • Reviews, updates, and improves essential organizational systems
  • Builds and maintains a culture of positivity, trust, and progress
  • Develops strategic partnerships and fosters ties among organizations to ensure they are engaged and contributing to collective impact
  • Fosters opportunities for the Alliance and its members to lead innovative and collaborative efforts
  • Strengthens management systems and infrastructure
  • Addresses Staff skill gaps and ensures support for team growth and advancement
  • Participates in the design and execution of high-profile events and attends these events in person
  • Holds the overall strategy and workflow of the Alliance and its staff, ensuring financial resources are provided, grant deliverables are met, etc.
  • Manages a small remote team (currently 3 FTEs) 
  • Stewards the relationship with our fiscal sponsor, Multiplier 


The enabling leader of the Alliance has a record of success in fundraising and extensive experience in supporting large-scale collaborations by removing obstacles to success. The ideal candidate demonstrates integrity and passion for the cause of responsible seafood, emotional intelligence, and compassion. Our future leader is decisive, inclusive, empathic, and skilled in developing effective teams.

This individual is committed to serving as a visible and consistent representative of the Alliance and its core values and is enthused about the opportunity to expertly communicate the Alliance’s case for support.


We recognize that each applicant for this role will bring unique skills, knowledge, experiences, and background to this position. We welcome diverse experiences and perspectives in our applicant pool, and will be looking for candidates who possess many, but not necessarily all, of the following qualifications and experience: 

  • A minimum of five years of experience as a senior leader of a collective action, multi-stakeholder organization
  • Experience leading initiatives that deliver on promised outcomes
  • Experience facilitating strategic discussions, including with volunteer groups or boards
  • A minimum of five years of experience in employee performance management
  • A record of success in securing grants or private donations of five figures or higher
  • Knowledge of strategic communications methods and channels
  • A proven commitment to building diverse, equitable, and inclusive teams
  • Able to travel quarterly, both domestically and internationally


Multiplier provides a comprehensive compensation package, including a competitive salary ($145,00-$155,000), excellent medical and dental benefits, retirement savings, and generous vacation and sick leave policy.


Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The first screening will occur on or prior to March 27, 2024.

To apply, please visit Multiplier’s Applicant Portal. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled with a priority application deadline of March 20th. Please include a cover letter in your application materials describing your relevant experience and qualifications and emphasizing the why behind your passion for this work. We respectfully request no follow-up calls or emails. 


Multiplier and the Alliance celebrate diversity and are committed to building teams and partnerships that represent a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. Multiplier and the Alliance are also committed to providing an environment of mutual respect that is free from discrimination and harassment. Multiplier and the Alliance prohibit discrimination in its governance, programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, political beliefs, reprisal, marital status, amnesty, status as a covered veteran, because all or part of an individual’s income is derived from public assistance, or for any other non-merit based factor. 

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