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Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(9/14/2020 11:55 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 across the United States and internationally from our offices in New York; Washington, D.C.; Chicago; Santa Monica; San Francisco; Bozeman, Montana; and Beijing.   Position Summary:   NRDC is seeking a Media Assistant to work with the Media Relations team in our Chicago office. Our fast-paced communications team is seeking a Chicago-based assistant to support our media team members across the country. The Media Assistant will provide administrative support in a variety of capacities, including invoice and expense processing, budget accounting, and travel arrangements. The Media Assistant will also work on research, list building, 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 a plus.
Job ID
2020-4452
Job Locations US-IL-Chicago | US-MI-Lansing
Posted Date 1 month ago(8/14/2020 4:40 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 Michigan Clean Energy Advocate to join the Midwest Region team of the Climate & Clean Energy Program. This policy-focused role requires a commitment to advancing a just, equitable, and sustainable clean energy future for Michigan. The ideal candidate will have a passion for equity-centered climate and clean energy advocacy, experience working collaboratively and in a team-based setting with a range of diverse partners, interest in developing and advocating for clean energy policies in the utility regulatory space and with elected officials and other decisionmakers, the ability to represent NRDC in the media and other public forums with credibility and enthusiasm, and a willingness to travel throughout the state and elsewhere.   The ideal candidate will be a resident of Michigan (with a preference for the Lansing area), or be willing to relocate to Michigan. For highly qualified candidates with a willingness to travel, the position has the potential to be located in NRDC’s Chicago office.
Job ID
2020-4450
Job Locations CN-Beijing
Posted Date 2 months ago(8/10/2020 4:54 PM)
The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is seeking a full-time Program Assistant for our Clean Power team to be based in NRDC’s Beijing office.   NRDC is an international nonprofit environmental organization founded in 1970 in New York State. Its mission is to safeguard the earth—its people, its plants and animals, and the natural systems on which all life depends. With support from more than 3 million members and online supporters and a staff of about 600 scientists, lawyers and policy experts, NRDC works to promote clean energy development, ecological and environmental protection, and sustainable cities and communities in the United States and internationally, including China.   NRDC has worked in China for more than two decades. We have been supporting China’s efforts in energy efficiency, renewable energy development, climate mitigation, sustainable urbanization, and strengthening environmental law and governance. We are proud to have effectively collaborated with many Chinese academic, governmental, and non-governmental partners to help accelerate China’s green and low-carbon development.    Position Summary: The Clean Power Project (CPP) works to drive deep carbon reduction in China’s power sector through policy advocacy and implementation support, focusing in particular on promoting demand side resources, end-use energy efficiency and renewable energy integration. The Program Assistant will provide administrative and research support for the CPP, and work collaboratively with other NRDC teams to help meet overall China program goals.
Job ID
2020-4449
Job Locations US
Posted Date 2 months ago(8/10/2020 5:03 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. Today, our staff of more than 700 lawyers, scientists, economists, policy advocates, communications experts, and others work across the United States and internationally from our offices in New York; Washington, D.C.; Chicago; Santa Monica; San Francisco; Bozeman, Montana; and Beijing.   Position Summary:   NRDC is seeking a Data Management Specialist to work with the Development Donor Systems team in our New York Headquarters or any regional office.  The Specialist will support the Development Donor Systems team, with an emphasis on data management, training and onboarding, reporting needs, process documentation, and projects for the Development department.
Job ID
2020-4448
Job Locations US-NY-New York
Posted Date 2 months ago(8/10/2020 4:59 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. Today, our staff of more than 700 lawyers, scientists, economists, policy advocates, communications experts, and others work across the United States and internationally from our offices in New York; Washington, D.C.; Chicago; Santa Monica; San Francisco; Bozeman, Montana; and Beijing.   Position Summary:   NRDC is seeking a Membership Gift Processing Manager to work with the Development Donor Systems team in our New York office.  The Manager will support the Donor Systems team, with an emphasis on Membership gift processing and data integrity, managing a functional unit within the team focusing on Membership Gift Processing.  
Job ID
2020-4447
Job Locations CN-Beijing
Posted Date 2 months ago(8/7/2020 11:53 AM)
The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is seeking a full-time industry analyst to support research focusing on reducing and replacing coal consumption in industry, as part of NRDC’s Coal to Clean Initiative, 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:   The industry analyst will lead research cooperation and engagement with Chinese partners under NRDC’s China Coal to Clean Initiative to develop policies and scale up technologies for reducing coal consumption in industry sectors, including coal mining, coal chemicals, iron and steel, cement and buildings. The research will focus on understanding industry development trends and coal reduction measures such as reducing excess industrial capacity, improving energy efficiency, and scale-up of low carbon technologies such as electric arc furnaces and piloting of hydrogen use to replace coal in industry.
Job ID
2020-4446
Job Locations CN-Beijing
Posted Date 2 months ago(8/7/2020 11:11 AM)
The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is seeking a full-time program assistant for the China Coal to Clean Initiative, 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:   The China Coal to Clean Initiative Program Assistant (PA) will be responsible for supporting the team with project administration and contract management. The PA will play an important role in enhancing the effectiveness of project management and ensuring the integrity of financial operations and reporting.   The Program Assistant will be based in NRDC’s Beijing office and will be an integral part of the NRDC China Coal to Clean Initiative and China Program.
Job ID
2020-4445
Job Locations US-NY-New York
Posted Date 2 months ago(7/22/2020 1:23 PM)
NRDC is seeking a Strategic Communications Manager to focus on a range of energy, health and food advocacy issues. The Strategic Communications Manager will develop proactive communications plans, messaging strategy and press materials that achieve media results, support advocacy goals and promote NRDC’s experts as leaders in local, regional and national environmental policy, litigation, and advocacy space. This individual must possess a strong work ethic and commitment to NRDC’s core values and mission. S/he will identify and work with local, national and sometimes international media outlets and cultivate relationships with reporters, bloggers, editors and other media professionals to publicize and communicate NRDC’s strategic priorities. The Strategic Communications Manager will also coordinate closely with various coalitions to advance NRDC’s work.  
Job ID
2020-4443
Job Locations US-CA-San Francisco
Posted Date 3 months 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 CN-Beijing
Posted Date 3 months 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 CN-Beijing
Posted Date 6 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 7 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 7 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 8 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 CN-Beijing
Posted Date 9 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 9 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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