$80K — $150K *
In this role, you will help lead and manage the Global Forest Watch initiative, reporting to and working closely with the Global Director for Land Monitoring and the Global Director for the Forest Program. You will support strategy development, lead work planning and budgeting to execute the strategy, coordinate a matrixed team to deliver results, and oversee continuous monitoring, evaluation, and learning for the initiative. You will support fundraising and manage major grants contributing to a project budget of approximately $8-10 million per year. You will serve as a key spokesperson for GFW.
This position is remote due to COVID-19, but you will be based at WRI’s office in Washington, DC once restrictions have lifted.
Project Management & Operations (50%)
Strategic Leadership (30%)
Fundraising and Donor Stewardship (20%)
How to Apply
Please submit a cover letter with resume. Applicants must apply through the WRI Careers portal to be considered.
Potential Salary: $96,000 - $130,000. Salary is commensurate with experience and other compensable factors.
Global Forest Watch (GFW) is an initiative aiming to empower better forest management through better forest information. GFW’s revolutionary, satellite-based forest monitoring platform allows anyone to access near-real time information about where and how forests are changing around the world. Every year, millions of people use GFW to protect, restore, and manage forests more sustainably, including journalists, activists, researchers, park rangers, indigenous community members, policymakers, corporate supply chain officers, bank risk officers, and more. GFW sits within WRI’s Forest Program and contributes to WRI’s wider efforts to improve monitoring of the world’s land and its nature-based carbon.
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 in order to secure a sustainable future for people and the planet: climate change, energy, food, forests, water, sustainable cities, and the ocean.
We are passionate. We value our diversity of interests, skills and backgrounds. We have a flexible work environment. And we share a common goal to catalyze change that will improve the lives of people. Our shared ideals are at the core of our approach. They include: integrity, innovation, urgency, independence and respect.
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.
We have been growing rapidly: our staff has doubled in size over the past 5 years and our operating budget is now $150 million. Founded in 1982, WRI has a global staff of 1,000+ people with work spanning 60 countries. We have offices in Africa, Brazil, China, Europe, India, Indonesia, Mexico and the United States as well as a growing presence in other countries and regions.
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.
Valid through: 6/30/2021
$80K — $100K *
15 days ago