World Resource Institute is hiring a
**This position can be based in the WRI US office (DC) or can be fully remote where WRI is state registered with preference to EST time zone. Existing work authorization is required at the time of application submission for the position. WRI is unable to sponsor work authorization for this role.
About the Program:
WRI’s Energy Program collaborates with policymakers, cities, companies, utilities, regulators and development institutions to secure a clean energy future for everyone. We facilitate partnerships to help cities and corporations purchase renewable power at scale to unlock economic opportunities. Our tools and analysis track communities most in need of electricity and identify places where clean energy is the most affordable and reliable solution. We also provide expertise on electric vehicle deployment and help city leaders around the world improve the efficiency of their buildings, a major source of emissions.
The Digital Communications and Events Specialist will work to build awareness of and support for our work as a leader in the global clean energy transition. Broadly, you will work with WRI Energy’s communications team and program staff to build a strategy around social media, email and digital marketing. Day-to-day, the bulk of your work will include managing social media feeds, drafting and sending email communications, and promoting and supporting events.
You will be supported by the Global Communications Manager, communications staff throughout the Energy Program’s global network (U.S., Africa, India, Europe and China), Energy Program staff and WRI’s core communications team.
You will report to the Energy Program’s Communications Manager.
What you will do:
Social Media (30% time)
Email Marketing (30% time)
Webinars and Events (20% time)
Miscellaneous Communications Needs and Administrative Support (20% time)
What you will need:
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 by the date of October 31, 2022. You must apply through the WRI Careers portal to be considered.
What we offer:
About Us: 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, Respect.
Our culture: 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.