World Resource Institute is hiring a
This position will be based in WRI’s Global Office in Washington, DC in the United States. It will be a hybrid work model. 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:
The Global Development Department is composed of four main philanthropic sectors (Corporates, Government and Multilaterals, Foundations, and Individuals). The Department creates and monitors the implementation of the institutional fundraising strategy with each of these sectors, raises core funding and seals strategic institute-wide partnerships, advises WRI teams on project specific fundraising, promotes internal coordination in fundraising across the institute and sets institute-wide donor retention and engagement strategies.
Reporting to the Development Director, Government and Multilateral Relations. In this role:
You will manage and deepen WRI’s institutional relations with selected governments and multilateral institutions outside of Europe. This requires the execution of donor engagement and business development strategies, support for proposal development, and strengthening internal coordination around necessary strategic partners**.** You will be supported by and manage the Development Specialist
What will you do:
Coordinate and deepen WRI’s strategic relations with the US government (50%):
Coordinate and deepen WRI’s strategic engagement with relevant global funds (30%):
Other tasks (20%):
What will you need:
Potential Salary: Salary range is between 96,000 and 110,000 USD. Salary is commensurate with experience and other compensable factors.
How to Apply: Please submit a resume with cover letter by the date of 1 December 2023. 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 Earth’s environment and its capacity to provide for the needs and aspirations of current and future generations.
Our values are shared ideals that bind us together: Integrity, Innovation, Urgency, Independence and 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.
Our team in Human Resources carefully reviews all applications.