World Resource Institute is hiring a
This position is remote-eligible and only for consideration within the United States where WRI is state registered. Existing work authorization is required at the time of application submission. WRI is unable to sponsor any visa work sponsorship for this position.
About the Program:
As Communications Specialist, you will provide important communications support to GHG Protocol. This will include digital marketing support and team member coordination. The Communications Specialist will support the communication of main milestones in GHG Protocol’s standards update process and communicate work as GHG Protocol ramps up its digital presence. You will be a curious and collaborative professional with experience supporting the creation and implementation of communication strategies. Knowledge of greenhouse gas accounting and reporting is not required for success in this position, but an eagerness and be. You will sit with WRI’s climate communications team and with the Greenhouse Gas Protocol secretariat, which is staffed by WRI and World Business Council for Sustainable Development. You will also be supported by dozens of specialists on WRI’s institute-wide Core Communications team. You will report to GHG Protocol’s Communications Manager.
As Communications Specialist, you will provide vital communications support to GHG Protocol. This will include digital marketing support and stakeholder coordination. The Communications Specialist will support communication of key milestones in GHG Protocol’s standards update process and contribute to ongoing communication work as GHG Protocol ramps up its digital presence. The ideal candidate for this role will be a curious and collaborative professional with experience supporting the creation and implementation of communication strategies. Knowledge of greenhouse gas accounting and reporting is not required for success in this position, but an eagerness and willingness to learn is. This role will sit with WRI’s climate communications team as well as with the Greenhouse Gas Protocol secretariat, which is staffed by WRI and World Business Council for Sustainable Development. You will also be supported by dozens of specialists on WRI’s institute wide Core Communications team. This role reports to GHG Protocol’s Communications Manager.
What you will do:
Digital Marketing (40 %)
Stakeholder Coordination (40 %)
General Communications Support (20 %)
What you will need:
Education: Bachelor’s degree
Languages: Fluency in English (written, verbal), with other languages a plus
Requirements: Existing work authorization is required where this position is based. WRI is unable to authorize visa work authorization.
$69,000.00 - $78,000.00. Salary is commensurate with experience and other compensable factors. WRI offers a competitive remuneration and benefits package.
**How to Apply:
Please submit a resume with cover letter. You must apply through the WRI Careers portal to be considered.
What we offer:
Founded in 1982, World Resources Institute (WRI) is an independent, nonprofit global research organization that turns big ideas into action at the nexus of environment, economic opportunity, and human well-being. We are working to address seven critical challenges that the world must overcome this decade to secure a sustainable future for people and the planet: climate change, energy, food, forests, water, sustainable cities, and the ocean. WRI has a global staff of over 1,800 people with work spanning 60 countries. We have offices in Africa, Brazil, China, Europe, India, Indonesia, Mexico, Colombia and the United States, as well as a growing presence in other countries and regions.
The foundation of our work is delivering high-quality research, data, maps, and analysis to solve the world’s greatest environment and international development challenges and improve people’s lives. We work with leaders in government, business, and civil society to drive ambitious action and create change on the ground. Equally important, we bring together partners to develop breakthrough ideas and scale-up solutions for far-reaching, enduring impact.
Our mission and values:
WRI’s mission is to move human society to live in ways that protect our Earth’s natural resources and their capacity to provide for current and future generations.
Our values are shared ideals: Integrity, Innovation, Urgency, Independence, Respect.
WRI is committed to advancing gender and social equity for human well-being in our mission and applies this principle to our organizational and programmatic practices. We are committed to providing equal opportunities in employment, we embrace all diversity and encourage women, the LGBTQ+ community, persons with disabilities, Afro-descendants, and Indigenous people to apply. Recognizing our strong commitment to gender equality, WRI has also been awarded EDGE certification.
Human Resources carefully reviews all applications.