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Employment Opportunities (updated June 15, 2020):

Whale and Dolphin Conservation is seeking a full-time Office Manager.

Qualifications: Degree in Human Resources, Finance, or Accounting preferred, but candidates with significant experience matching the position requirements will be considered in place of the listed degrees.

  • Top candidates will have experience with financial accounting and non-profit human resource methods.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office products required, experience with Salesforce and Quickbooks is a plus.
  • Applicants must be detail-oriented, be able to work in a small and hectic office setting and have a positive attitude.
  • Ability to organize and maintain both digital and hard copy data/files, inventory, and order supplies, and maintain equipment is required.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Manage all aspects of Human Resources, including the delivery of payroll and benefits packages; the management of personnel records; compliance with MA, OR, and federal employment requirements and best practices.

Organize and manage informational filings and order and inventory supplies as needed.

Ensure the legal operational mandates of the organization are met including, but not limited to State Registrations and Insurance Policies.

Oversee and fulfill administrative duties including, but not limited to, those associated with the Whale Adoption Project.

Engage with supporters, donors, and other interested persons on behalf of WDC.

Pay bills, issue invoices, and assist in preparing monthly financial statements.

To Assist the Executive Director, Finance & Audit Committee, and WDC staff with projects as assigned.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and list of three references. This position is open until filled.

About the Organization: 

For 30 years, Whale and Dolphin Conservation (WDC) has been working in the marine conservation field. We are guided by a simple principle – whales play a critical role in the health of our marine and global ecosystems. For over a decade, WDC’s North American office has implemented programs specifically dedicated to the protection of endangered species, including the North Atlantic right whale and Southern Resident orca. Visit to learn more.

Job Type: Full-Time


  • Microsoft Office required
  • Salesforce preferred
  • Quickbooks preferred
  • Non-profit experience preferred

Work Location:

  • Plymouth, MA (You must be legally eligible to work in the United States)

Compensation and benefits:

  • Paid vacation, sick time, holidays
  • Medical, dental, vision insurance available
  • Massachusetts CORE retirement plan available

Hours per week:

  • 40 hours/week, primarily Monday through Friday. Some nights and weekends required.

Company culture:

Hard-working individuals who take pride in achieving team-driven goals. The office is dog-friendly and casual.

Perfect for someone who has a passion for marine conservation and will work hard to support a growing office toward its goal of a world where every whale and dolphin is safe and free.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and list of three references to, subject: Office Manager Application.


WDC, Whale and Dolphin Conservation, is the leading international charity dedicated solely to the worldwide conservation and welfare of all whales, dolphins, and porpoises. WDC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin.

The Whale & Dolphin Conservation embraces diversity and equal opportunity. We are dedicated to forming a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.

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