World Resources Institute: Special Projects Specialist, Climate
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. They 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.
As the Special Projects Specialist for the Climate program, you will play a pivotal role in the seamless operation of the Global Climate team. In this position, you will support the development and execution of key program events, strategies, and meetings. You will lead the planning processes and support implementation for key external and internal events and serve as the principal liaison to the Climate team and WRI’s core departments. You will also support the Program Leadership by coordinating inputs to key presentations, strategies, and program documents. This position will liaise with staff throughout WRI’s global network and must be able to independently manage relationships and shifting priorities in a fast-paced international organization.