World Resource Institute is hiring an
This position is remote-eligible and only for consideration within the United States (preferably WRI DC Global office) and where WRI is state registered. 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 Executive Office is formed of the President and CEO, five Managing Directors, the Chief of Institutional Alignment, and the General Counsel and important staff who work with leaders in government, business, and the nonprofit community to create alliances that further the Institute's work; with media to spread WRI's messages; and internally with staff across the WRI network on the development and resourcing of programmatic work.
You will engage daily with WRI's global body of staff and high-level officials across the world giving you insight into WRI's portfolio of programmatic work. Working with a team of Executive Office staff and WRI's senior most leadership situated at the heart of an internationally renowned environmental organization, you will report directly to the Global Coordination Specialist and indirectly report to the Managing Director for Programs and Managing Director for Strategy, Learning and Results. You will be based in the WRI Global office in Washington DC and expected to be a hybrid model of remote and in-office. Existing US work authorization is required at the time of application submission. WRI is unable to sponsor work authorization for this position.
What you will do:
Administrative Support (100% time)
What you will need:
Education: You have a completed Bachelor's degree
Experience: You have 1+ years full-time relevant work experience in an administrative or executive assistant role, including scheduling, travel management and inbox management. You have experience working with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint) and web-based communications (Zoom, Microsoft Teams, etc.).
Languages: Verbal and written proficiency in English required. Fluency in any of WRI's other languages is a bonus (Mandarin, Bahasa, Hindi, French, Spanish, Portuguese, etc.).
Requirements: Existing work authorization is required where this position is based.
46,000 - 60,000 Salary is commensurate with experience and other compensable factors.
How to Apply:
Please submit a resume by November 18, 2022. You must apply directly on the careers portal to be considered for this position.
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.