For Immediate Release
November 13, 2019


The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council is currently accepting applications for the position of Fishery Outreach Specialist.

Under the direct supervision of the Executive Director, the Fisheries Outreach Specialist will provide a communication link between the Council and its constituents by developing the appropriate outreach and education materials pertinent to the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council’s mission.  The primary responsibilities of this position are to organize and conduct outreach and education via stakeholder meetings, workshops, and other events that require travel throughout the Gulf of Mexico and elsewhere as needed.  Also, assists in the development and review of outreach materials suitable for the public such as written summaries, articles, infographics, digital content, and audio/visual products. The Fishery Outreach Specialist will also contribute to the development and review of technical documents as assigned.


The complete recruitment announcement can be found at:


Application Deadline EXTENDED: Applications will be accepted through Friday, December 6, 2019


How to Apply: Your complete application package should include: 1) cover letter, 2) resume/CV, 3) professional writing sample, 4) a representative outreach product, and 5) contact information for three references.  Send to:


By regular mail:                                                                      By email:

Dr. Carrie Simmons                                                                [email protected]

Executive Director

Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council

4107 West Spruce Street, Suite 200

Tampa, Florida 33607 USA