Many fishes desired by sport or recreational fishers are large, highly migratory species. These animals are often apex predators and indicators of ocean health. Because they are highly migratory, sport fish may be targeted by fishers in more than one country, complicating management. Belize has a long history of recreational offshore fishing, but the status of preferred stocks is currently unknown. Working with fishers and in tournaments, MarAlliance is helping to characterize the offshore recreational fishery in Belize to better understand the status of our sports fish stocks, especially their age and growth, reproduction, habitat preferences, seasonal preferences, food web dynamics, and diets.
MarAlliance is seeking a full time Fundraiser Development Coordinator to develop, implement & oversee grant-writing and the organization’s fundraising. Working with the MAR management team, the Development Coordinator will build new and expand existing relationships to cultivate a network of potential donors. He/she will be expected to create and implement a schedule of fundraising activities, notably grant-writing, to secure financial support from individuals, corporations and foundations as well as orchestrating events that promote giving, in order to diversify and maximize revenue streams across multiple countries. This post is remotely based in the Americas time zones.