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Job Locations US-CA-San Francisco
Posted Date 1 week ago(7/6/2020 4:55 PM)
The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is the nation's most effective environmental action organization. We use law, science and the support of 3.1 million members and online activists to protect the planet's wildlife and wild places and to ensure a safe and healthy environment for all living things. NRDC was founded in 1970 and our staff helped write some of America's bedrock environmental laws, including the Clean Water Act, and many of the implementing regulations; our water enforcement cases played a major role shaping current water policy throughout the country. Today, our staff of more than 500 lawyers, scientists, economists, policy and communications experts, and others, work out of offices in New York, Washington, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Bozeman, Montana and Beijing.   Position Summary:   NRDC is seeking a Senior Portfolio Manager to work with the Foundation Relations team, preferably located in our San Francisco office.  We will consider qualified candidates from the Southern California or other West Coast areas, but the role may require significant travel to the Bay area.  The Senior Portfolio Manager manages relationships with a portfolio of current and prospective donors, working strategically and collaboratively to help meet institutional fundraising goals.  The Senior PM works closely with foundation program officers, NRDC experts, Development leadership, grant writers, and others to develop strong approaches to funding opportunities.  The Senior PM is a key part of the Foundation Relations team within the Development Department and is expected to be a resource for colleagues.
Job ID
2020-4440
Job Locations US-NY-New York
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(7/1/2020 9:27 AM)
NRDC (The Natural Resources Defense Council) is one of the nation’s most effective environmental action organizations. We use law, science, and the support of some 3 million members and activists to protect human health and the environment which supports it, as well as the planet’s wildlife and wild places. Founded in 1970, NRDC staff helped write some of America’s bedrock environmental laws. Today, our staff of nearly 700 passionate environmental advocates – including lawyers, scientists, economists, policy and communications experts, the development team and others – work to protect and create environmental progress at home and abroad from offices in New York, Washington, DC, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Bozeman, Montana, and Beijing.    Position Summary: Our fast-paced communications team is seeking an assistant to support our media and communications partnerships teams in our New York office. The Communications Assistant will provide administrative support in a variety of capacities, including invoice and expense processing, budget accounting, and travel arrangements. The Communications Assistant will also work on research, writing, copy editing, media strategy, and pitching reporters on stories. The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented, with strong written and verbal communications skills and the ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment with overlapping tasks and deadlines. Experience with media/PR, marketing, and event planning a plus.
Job ID
2020-4439
Job Locations CN-Beijing
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(6/29/2020 12:50 PM)
The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is seeking a full-time analyst to support research focusing on greening industrial capacity cooperation between China and Belt and Road countries, to be based in NRDC’s Beijing office.   NRDC is an international nonprofit environmental organization with more than 3 million members and online supporters. Since 1970, our lawyers, scientists, and other environmental specialists have worked to protect the world's natural resources, public health, and the environment. NRDC works in countries and regions including the United States, China, India, Canada, Mexico, Chile, Costa Rica, and the European Union.   For two decades, the NRDC has been a thought leader and trusted adviser to our partners in China. With a highly effective team of more than 40 based in our Beijing office, we have worked hard at both the national and local levels to recommend, develop, and help implement innovative laws, policies, technologies, and market tools that curb pollution and accelerate China’s transition to a clean, low-carbon economy. NRDC's Beijing Representative Office is registered under the Beijing Municipal Public Security Bureau and supervised by the State Forestry and Grassland Administration of China.   Position Summary:   NRDC’s Greening Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) aims to help China strengthen policies and mechanisms for encouraging investments in low-carbon, low emissions projects in BRI countries. A major focus is greening China’s cooperation with Belt and Road countries in industrial capacity, including the iron and steel, cement, chemicals and textiles sectors, by promoting energy efficiency and emissions reductions policies and standards for projects in these sectors.   Under the guidance of their direct supervisor and other senior staff, the Analyst is expected to lead the coordination of research partners, strategy development, and outputs. He/she will play a major role in developing and strengthening partnerships with Chinese research and industrial institutes to develop integrated research outcomes based on real-world analysis and examples relevant to the focused industrial sectors and propose practical recommendations for strengthening investments in low-carbon, low emissions and energy-saving projects. This position also requires strong ability in communication with key stakeholders, including policy makers, experts, and representatives of enterprises and banks. Other routine tasks will include editing research reports, drafting blogs and reports to funders, organizing meetings and conferences, and supporting fundraising.   The Analyst will be based in NRDC’s Beijing office and primarily report to the Director of China Climate and Energy Policy. This position is an integral part of NRDC’s China Program.
Job ID
2020-4438
Job Locations US-NY-New York
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(6/24/2020 5:42 PM)
The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is a non-profit environmental advocacy organization. We use law, science, and the support of 3.1 million members and online activists to protect the planet's wildlife and wild places and to ensure the rights of all people to clean air, clean water, and healthy communities.  NRDC was founded in 1970 and our staff helped write some of America's bedrock environmental laws, including the Clean Water Act, and many of the implementing regulations; our water enforcement cases played a major role shaping current water policy throughout the country. Today, our staff of more than 600 lawyers, scientists, economists, policy and communications experts, and others, work out of offices in New York, Washington, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Bozeman, Montana, and Beijing.   Position Summary:   The Human Resources Department at NRDC is looking for a Learning and Development Manager. The Manager will be responsible for supporting the development and execution of innovative professional development and learning experiences that meet the needs of our changing organization and help grow the Learning culture  The preferred location is our   New York office. However, we are open to this position being based in our Washington DC, San Francisco or Chicago office.     We are looking for an experienced professional to help create staff education and development initiatives that meet learning assessed needs; and, to develop and deliver learning content using internal and external resources. The ideal candidate has demonstrated success in the development and implementation of initiatives including leadership education, diversity & inclusion training, train the trainer initiatives, and building job-based curricula. They must have the ability to succeed in a fast-paced work environment, be able to multi-task and to effectively balance strategic and tactical priorities.   The successful candidate will work effectively with NRDC staff and teams of administrative professionals, lawyers, scientists and policy analysts who protect public health and the environment through advocacy, action and education.
Job ID
2020-4437
Job Locations US-CA-Santa Monica
Posted Date 1 month ago(6/12/2020 9:38 AM)
The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is a non-profit environmental advocacy organization. We use law, science and the support of 3.1 million members and online activists to protect the planet's wildlife and wild places and to ensure the rights of all people to clean air, clean water, and healthy communities.   NRDC was founded in 1970 and our staff helped write some of America's bedrock environmental laws, including the Clean Water Act, and many of the implementing regulations. Today, our staff of more than 700 lawyers, scientists, economists, policy advocates, communications experts, and others, work out of offices in New York, Washington, Chicago, Santa Monica, San Francisco, Bozeman, Montana and Beijing.   Position Summary:   NRDC is seeking a legal extern in our Santa Monica office. The externship may be part-time or full-time with a flexible start date of late August or early September 2020. NRDC seeks candidates who are eligible for academic credit, or outside funding such as law school work-study or postgraduate fellowship funding, to support their externship work. NRDC will work with successful candidates to complete any paperwork necessary to help secure available credit or funding.
Job ID
2020-4435
Job Locations US-CA-Santa Monica
Posted Date 1 month ago(6/12/2020 9:36 AM)
The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is a non-profit environmental advocacy organization. We use law, science and the support of 3.1 million members and online activists to protect the planet's wildlife and wild places and to ensure the rights of all people to clean air, clean water, and healthy communities.   NRDC was founded in 1970 and our staff helped write some of America's bedrock environmental laws, including the Clean Water Act, and many of the implementing regulations. Today, our staff of more than 700 lawyers, scientists, economists, policy advocates, communications experts, and others, work out of offices in New York, Washington, Chicago, Santa Monica, San Francisco, Bozeman, Montana and Beijing.   Position Summary:   NRDC is seeking a legal extern in our Santa Monica office. The externship may be part-time or full-time with a flexible start date of late August or early September 2020. NRDC seeks candidates who are eligible for academic credit, or outside funding such as law school work-study or postgraduate fellowship funding, to support their externship work. NRDC will work with successful candidates to complete any paperwork necessary to help secure available credit or funding.
Job ID
2020-4434
Job Locations CN-Beijing
Posted Date 3 months ago(4/1/2020 10:19 AM)
The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is an international nonprofit environmental organization with more than 3 million members and online supporters. Since 1970, our lawyers, scientists, and other environmental specialists have worked to protect the world's natural resources, public health, and the environment. NRDC works in countries and regions including the United States, China, India, Canada, Mexico, Chile, Costa Rica, and the European Union.   For two decades, the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) has been a thought leader and trusted adviser to our partners in China. With a highly effective team of more than 40 based in our Beijing office, we have worked hard at both the national and local levels to recommend, develop, and help implement innovative laws, policies, technologies, and market tools that curb pollution and accelerate China’s transition to a clean, low-carbon economy. NRDC's Beijing Representative Office is registered under the Beijing Municipal Public Security Bureau and supervised by the National Forestry and Grassland Administration of China.   Position Summary:   The China Program Assistant will report to the Sr. Director of China Program and provide administrative, research, editing/drafting, and coordination support to the supervisor and to the Beijing Office as needed.
Job ID
2020-4428
Job Locations CN-Beijing
Posted Date 5 months ago(2/13/2020 10:27 AM)
The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is seeking a full-time program associate (consultant) for our China Oil Cap Project at the Climate and Energy Program, to be based in NRDC’s Beijing office. The project seeks to help China to peak and reduce its oil consumption as early as possible in two key sectors, i.e. transportation and the petrochemicals industry, by providing policy and technical recommendations to accelerate the transition from fossil fuels to clean energy.   The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is an international nonprofit environmental organization with more than 3 million members and online supporters. Since 1970, our lawyers, scientists, and other environmental specialists have worked to protect the world's natural resources, public health, and the environment. NRDC works in countries and regions including the United States, China, India, Canada, Mexico, Chile, Costa Rica, and the European Union.   For two decades, the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) has been a thought leader and trusted adviser to our partners in China. With a highly effective team of more than 40 based in our Beijing office, we have worked hard at both the national and local levels to recommend, develop, and help implement innovative laws, policies, technologies, and market tools that curb pollution and accelerate China’s transition to a clean, low-carbon economy. NRDC's Beijing Representative Office is registered under the Beijing Municipal Public Security Bureau and supervised by the State Forestry and Grassland Administration of China.   Position Summary:   The Program Associate (PA) for China Oil Cap Project will report to the China Oil Cap Project Manager and work in the project team to ensure effective implementation of the project and achievement of the goals. The PA will be based in NRDC’s Beijing office and will form an integral part of the NRDC China climate and energy team.
Job ID
2020-4400
Job Locations CN-Beijing
Posted Date 5 months ago(2/26/2020 2:49 PM)
The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is an international nonprofit environmental organization with more than 3 million members and online supporters. Since 1970, our lawyers, scientists, and other environmental specialists have worked to protect the world's natural resources, public health, and the environment. NRDC works in countries and regions including the United States, China, India, Canada, Mexico, Chile, and the European Union.   For two decades, NRDC has been a thought leader and trusted adviser to our partners in China. With a highly effective team of more than 40 based in our Beijing office, we have worked at both the national and local levels to recommend, develop, and help implement innovative laws, policies, technologies, and market tools that to advance climate change and clean energy action, curb pollution, protect nature, and accelerate China’s transition to a sustainable low-carbon economy. NRDC's Beijing Representative Office is registered with the Beijing Municipal Public Security Bureau and supervised by the National Forestry and Grassland Administration of China.   Position Summary:   The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is seeking an experienced leader and manager to oversee the work of our China team based in Beijing. Since NRDC first began working in China more than two decades ago, our Beijing office has continued to grow as a recognized leader in China on climate and clean energy, nature protection, and promoting healthy people and thriving communities. As the Senior Director of our China Program – NRDC’s China country director – this position will lead NRDC’s work in China and collaborate closely with NRDC’s international teams working in other countries and at the global level. This position reports to the Managing Director of the International Program.   As the leader of NRDC’s China team, this position will provide vision, leadership, and mentorship to our work and staff on implementing our strategies. The Senior Director will ensure the effective management of our teams and operations, guide our work with strategic partners, lead fundraising, and represent NRDC publicly. As a member of the international management team, the leader will help NRDC continue to expand its international impact by helping to leverage the breadth of NRDC’s expertise across the organization. As a result of the Senior Director’s leadership, we will have continued strengthening of our China strategies and impact on-the-ground.
Job ID
2020-4392
Job Locations CN-Beijing
Posted Date 5 months ago(2/6/2020 12:01 PM)
The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is an international nonprofit environmental organization with more than 3 million members and online supporters. Since 1970, our lawyers, scientists, and other environmental specialists have worked to protect the world's natural resources, public health, and the environment. NRDC works in countries and regions including the United States, China, India, Canada, Mexico, Chile, Costa Rica, and the European Union.   For two decades, the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) has been a thought leader and trusted adviser to our partners in China. With a highly effective team of more than 40 based in our Beijing office, we have worked hard at both the national and local levels to recommend, develop, and help implement innovative laws, policies, technologies, and market tools that curb pollution and accelerate China’s transition to a clean, low-carbon economy. NRDC's Beijing Representative Office is registered under the Beijing Municipal Public Security Bureau and supervised by the National Forestry and Grassland Administration of China.   Position Summary   NRDC is seeking a China Forest Carbon Solutions Analyst (consultant) to work with the Nature Program and the International Program in our Beijing office.  This Analyst will work closely with the nature and international teams to develop forest-based carbon sequestration opportunities that support sustainable forest management and advance nature conservation and climate mitigation efforts within China and internationally. The Analyst’s work will cover a broad spectrum of activities ranging from conducting technical and advisory analyses, to leading a field carbon project, to presenting project results at conferences.   The Analyst will work with both China and U.S.-based team members and report to the China Conservation Director.
Job ID
2020-4376
Job Locations US-NY-New York
Posted Date 6 months ago(1/23/2020 1:18 PM)
The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is the nation's most effective environmental action organization. We use law, science and the support of 3.1 million members and online activists to protect the planet's wildlife and wild places and to ensure a safe and healthy environment for all living things. NRDC was founded in 1970 and our staff helped write some of America's bedrock environmental laws, including the Clean Water Act, and many of the implementing regulations; our water enforcement cases played a major role shaping current water policy throughout the country. Today, our staff of more than 500 lawyers, scientists, economists, policy and communications experts, and others, work out of offices in New York, Washington, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Bozeman, Montana and Beijing.   Position Summary:   We are seeking a creative and experienced individual to join the NRDC Digital Team on our CRM team. Working closely with NRDC’s Communications, Programs, and Fundraising teams, as well as external consultants, you will work on complex projects, coordinating across departments to build and maintain our Salesforce instance. We are looking for someone who is passionate about Salesforce and thinks strategically about technical project completion. The position reports to the Data Infrastructure Director in NRDC’s Communications Department. We will prioritize candidates who can work in NRDC’s New York office. We strive to have a CRM and data infrastructure that is agile, stable, and secure. You will bring a high level of organization and initiative to supporting the CRM roadmap. We are looking for a professional who has proven Salesforce and project management proficiency and a desire to help the mission of NRDC.
Job ID
2020-4364
Job Locations CN-Beijing
Posted Date 7 months ago(12/20/2019 12:52 PM)
The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is seeking a full-time junior analyst (consultant) to support research focusing on the reduction of excess coal-fired power capacity, to be based in NRDC’s Beijing office with an initial contract period of 12 months.   The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is an international nonprofit environmental organization with more than 3 million members and online supporters. Since 1970, our lawyers, scientists, and other environmental specialists have worked to protect the world's natural resources, public health, and the environment. NRDC works in countries and regions including the United States, China, India, Canada, Mexico, Chile, Costa Rica, and the European Union.   For two decades, the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) has been a thought leader and trusted adviser to our partners in China. With a highly effective team of more than 40 based in our Beijing office, we have worked hard at both the national and local levels to recommend, develop, and help implement innovative laws, policies, technologies, and market tools that curb pollution and accelerate China’s transition to a clean, low-carbon economy. NRDC's Beijing Representative Office is registered under the Beijing Municipal Public Security Bureau and supervised by the State Forestry and Grassland Administration of China.   Position Summary:   The Junior Analyst will be responsible for supporting an NRDC project focused on reducing outdated and excess coal-fired power capacity in China in order to meet environmental protection and climate change targets. The research will focus on bottom-up analysis of coal fired capacity in order to develop policy pathways and mechanisms for the efficient, safe, green and lower carbon development of China’s coal-fired power sector. The junior analyst will support the project analyst in research, project management and implementation, and coordination with Chinese partners.
Job ID
2019-4352
Job Locations CN-Beijing
Posted Date 7 months ago(12/13/2019 12:26 PM)
The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is seeking a full-time project analyst (consultant) to support analysis and project management for our China Oil Cap Project at the Climate and Energy Program, to be based in NRDC’s Beijing office. The project seeks to help China to peak and reduce its oil consumption as early as possible in key sectors including transportation and the petrochemicals industry, by providing policy and technical recommendations to accelerate the transition from fossil fuels to clean energy.   The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is an international nonprofit environmental organization with more than 3 million members and online supporters. Since 1970, our lawyers, scientists, and other environmental specialists have worked to protect the world's natural resources, public health, and the environment. NRDC works in countries and regions including the United States, China, India, Canada, Mexico, Chile, Costa Rica, and the European Union.   For two decades, the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) has been a thought leader and trusted adviser to our partners in China. With a highly effective team of more than 40 based in our Beijing office, we have worked hard at both the national and local levels to recommend, develop, and help implement innovative laws, policies, technologies, and market tools that curb pollution and accelerate China’s transition to a clean, low-carbon economy. NRDC's Beijing Representative Office is registered under the Beijing Municipal Public Security Bureau and supervised by the State Forestry and Grassland Administration of China.   Position Summary:   The China Oil Cap Project Analyst will provide analytical and research coordination support for a project cooperating with government research institutes, think tanks, and universities, on the research, design, and implementation of an oil consumption cap policy for China to meet environmental, health, climate, and sustainable economic development goals. The Project Analyst will support the China Oil Cap Project by coordinating and supporting the research of various project partners, conducting research related to the design of an oil consumption cap policy, and monitoring and reporting on project activities and deliverables. The Project Analyst may also assist with quantitative and qualitative analysis to support the Oil Cap Project, including modeling of energy and emissions scenarios related to an oil cap policy; analysis of policy and technical options for designing an oil cap policy in key sectors including transportation and the petrochemicals industry; and analysis of relevant Chinese and international studies and policies related to oil consumption reduction. The Project Analyst will be based in NRDC’s Beijing office and will form an integral part of the NRDC China climate and energy team.
Job ID
2019-4348

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