Job purpose and background:
Are you an entrepreneurial self-starter with a strong drive for results? Are you a problem solver and strategic thinker? Our Cities, States and Regions team is looking for a Manager to build out an exciting new program for City-Business climate action collaboration. You will play a crucial new part of CDP Cities, States and Regions team in North America. You will be responsible for identifying, building and managing efforts on how cities and businesses in North America can work together to deliver ambitious and coordinated local climate action to slash emissions and ensure resilience from climate change. You will report directly to the Head of the Cities, States, and Regions and work closely with the CDP North America team that works with businesses and supply chains.
About our C-STAR Team:
CDP Cities, States and Regions provides the global platform for cities and states/regions to measure, manage and disclose their environmental data. We work with over 1000 cities, states/regions to measure and disclose environmental data each year to manage emissions, build resilience, protect themselves from climate impacts and create better places for people to live and work. These entities are disclosing over 8,000 urban sustainability actions, demonstrating their commitment to building a sustainable economy and tackling climate change. We are nearing a tipping point in mainstreaming environmental action, and cities and states/regions are at the heart of this transition.
Required skills and experience:
Salary and benefits: Competitive NGO salary, annual discretionary bonus, excellent health & dental benefits, non-contributory 401k (additional contributory 401k amount optional), 24 days’ vacation annually.
This is a full-time role housed in CDP’s New York office in Manhattan, however given the right fit, we will consider candidates in other geographic locations in the US. Due to current COVID-19 pandemic, all work is currently being done remotely and may continue as such for an indeterminate amount of time. Interested applicants must be eligible to work legally in the US.
To apply: Send your resume and a cover letter setting out how you meet the key responsibilities and required skills and experience. Please email [email protected] with this subject line: ‘CDP City Business Climate Action Manager, CSTAR Application – [First Name Last Name]’ by August 5, 2020 at 11:59 PM EST.
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