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Job Locations US-NY-New York
Posted Date 4 days ago(4/9/2021 2:32 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 talented and motivated Benefits Coordinator to work with the Human Resources team in our New York office and help manage the growing portfolio of benefit offerings we provide to staff. This role reports to the Benefits Manager and works closely with the Benefits Specialist.
Job ID
2021-4557
Job Locations US-NY-New York | US-CA-San Francisco | US-DC-Washington | US-IL-Chicago
Posted Date 5 days ago(4/9/2021 10:44 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 an IT Security Engineer to join the IT team in our New York office. You will be a part of a small but growing team of 20, currently based in NY, DC, SF, LA, CH, MT and Vancouver. Although we are geographically distributed, we enjoy close working relationships and collaborate continuously on a wide range of projects and activities that support and advance our business strategy.   The IT team is a diverse and vibrant group dedicated to ensuring NRDC’s systems are reliable, our applications support the business, and our users are proficient. NRDC’s culture is respectful of flexibility, work/life balance and personal relationships, both within IT and NRDC overall. The IT team seeks to ensure continuous employee development through on-the-job and formal training.   This position is responsible for planning and carrying out NRDC information security strategy.  This person will help to refine security standards and best practices.  He / she is responsible for the security of the IT infrastructure employed at NRDC no matter whether it resides on-prem or in the cloud.  This includes designing, building, maintaining and defending scalable, secure and robust systems as well as educating the staff.
Job ID
2021-4552
Job Locations CN-Beijing
Posted Date 1 week ago(4/6/2021 8:30 PM)
The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is seeking a full-time Project Officer for its Coal to Clean Initiative. The position will be based in Beijing, China.   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 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: We are looking for a well-rounded professional with solid technical and policy analysis capability, strong relationship-building and project management skills. As an integral member of NRDC’s China Clean Power project team, the Project Officer will be responsible for developing sustainable energy efficiency and demand side resource solutions to support China’s carbon peaking and long-term carbon neutrality efforts.   The successful candidate will have the opportunity to partner with NRDC’s staff of lawyers, scientists, and policy advocates and analysts, scientists and lawyers who protect the environment and public health through advocacy, action, and education.
Job ID
2021-4548
Job Locations CN-Beijing
Posted Date 1 week ago(4/6/2021 8:29 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. 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 30 people based in our Beijing office, NRDC China Program have worked hard at both the national and local levels to recommend, develop, and help implement innovative laws, policies, technologies, and market tools that conserve natural resources, 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 Staff Attorney to work with the Environmental Law and Governance (ELP) team in our Beijing office, to promote China’s environmental and climate laws and governance in support of NRDC’s strategic goals of greening China and improving public health. The Staff Attorney will be based in Beijing and a member of the China Program. He/she shall report to the Director of China ELP.
Job ID
2021-4547
Job Locations CN-Beijing
Posted Date 1 week ago(4/6/2021 8:29 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. 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 30 people based in our Beijing office, NRDC China Program have worked hard at both the national and local levels to recommend, develop, and help implement innovative laws, policies, technologies, and market tools that conserve natural resources, 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 seeks an Administrative Assistant to work in its Beijing Office. The Administrative Assistant will provide general operations support, including managing office supplies and mail, covering the office reception desk, providing office financial management support and performing other administrative duties as needed. This position is a member of NRDC’s China Operations team.
Job ID
2021-4546
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(4/1/2021 7:16 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 a seeking a Senior Advocate to take a nation-leading role in helping to reform and improve wholesale power markets. Working as part of the Sustainable FERC Project (“Project”) team, the person who fills this position will support and expand the Project’s work on conceiving, analyzing, and advocating for wholesale power market systems necessary to achieve the Project’s goal of decarbonizing the power sector and supporting economy-wide decarbonization. The successful candidate will represent NRDC and the Project at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC”) and in other forums. Successful candidates will have demonstrated both strong independent initiative and the ability to contribute effectively as a member of a team and collaborate across organizations.   The Project is an initiative housed in NRDC’s Climate & Clean Energy Program, and it represents the interests of national and regional environmental organizations on FERC-regulated grid issues and policies related to the deployment of renewable energy, demand response, energy efficiency, distributed generation and energy storage. The Project serves as a voice of the environmental and clean energy community at FERC and in FERC-jurisdictional grid market and planning regions on electric system policies and regional transmission grid planning processes.   The Project’s current priorities include removing market barriers in the RTOs/ISOs to ensure a level playing field for renewable energy, energy storage, and demand-side resources, protecting state clean energy policy priorities from federal preemption or discrimination, reforming rules for transmission planning and cost allocation, reforming FERC’s gas infrastructure policies, and improving public participation and governance at FERC and FERC-regulated transmission organizations and system operators. Find out more at www.sustainableferc.org.
Job ID
2021-4544
Job Locations US-NY-New York
Posted Date 4 days ago(4/9/2021 3:57 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 Revenue Accountant to work with the Accounting team in our New York office. The revenue Accountant assists the Revenue Manager with the processing of all revenue into the organization, overseeing and managing high volume lockbox activity, reviewing and maintaining record-keeping integrity and the accounting of incoming funds from grants and other funding streams as directed and required, and other revenue processing functions including the following key responsibilities. 
Job ID
2021-4543
Job Locations US-CA-San Francisco | US-DC-Washington | US-IL-Chicago
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(3/31/2021 5:11 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. RECENT NRDC VICTORIES  - Successfully challenging numerous rollbacks of environmental protections by the Trump administration - Safeguarding the people of Flint, Michigan, from exposure to lead in drinking water - Successfully defending the protection of 128 million acres in the Arctic and Atlantic Oceans from oil and gas leasing  Position Summary:   NRDC is seeking three legal interns to work with the Litigation Team for the fall semester 2021 in our Washington, D.C.; San Francisco, CA; and Chicago, IL offices (one intern per office). Since March 2020, NRDC’s physical offices have been closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Until circumstances allow us to re-open our offices, we will continue to support interns with remote working arrangements.   The legal intern selected for this position may participate in writing briefs, drafting complaints, preparing legal analyses, obtaining affidavits, and investigating violations of environmental and health laws. Interns are also invited to participate in litigation planning and strategy meetings. Our interns play an active role on the frontlines to protect our planet and the communities that depend on it.     Legal interns have the choice between receiving academic credit or receiving a stipend of $28/hour for their internship. We can help with applications or other materials that are needed to secure the credit (e.g., preparation of workplans and evaluations, meetings with academic advisors).    The internship will begin in August or September and end before exams. Start and end dates and other scheduling details are negotiable, but we look for a minimum time commitment of two days a week in our office over the course of an academic term.  Full-time interns are welcome. 
Job ID
2021-4542
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(3/30/2021 10:38 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 across the United States and internationally from our offices in New York; Washington, D.C.; Chicago; Santa Monica; San Francisco; Bozeman, Montana; and Beijing.   NRDC is seeking a Regenerative Agriculture Federal Policy Advocate to work with the Regenerative Agriculture team in the D.C. office.  The science is increasingly clear that we cannot stay below the most dangerous climate thresholds without removing significant amounts of carbon from the atmosphere.  Regenerating U.S. agricultural soils can help us meet our climate goals, while providing a host of additional benefits, such as increased resiliency, enhanced biodiversity, improved water quality, and strengthened rural economies. The Regenerative Agriculture Federal Policy Advocate will help NRDC develop and implement a strategy to scale up regenerative agriculture through federal legislative and administrative action.  They will work closely with NRDC’s Regenerative Agriculture team, as well as with other NRDC experts on food and agriculture policy, communications, and government affairs. 
Job ID
2021-4540
Job Locations US-NY-New York
Posted Date 6 days ago(4/8/2021 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 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 Senior Administrative Assistant to work with the senior leadership of the Communications team in our New York City office. This position manages the office of two Managing Directors, one of whom is currently serving as NRDC’s Interim Chief Communications Officer, and a third member of the senior leadership team. The candidate will provide full day-to-day administrative support for the smooth and efficient operations of the team including calendar management and scheduling, planning travel logistics, and meeting coordination. The candidate will also help support Communications leadership by ensuring that key projects stay on pace, helping to manage deadlines and project milestones, and providing meeting coordination, notes, and agendas.   The ideal candidate is a self-starter, a quick learner, and knows how to manage their own work and balance assignments. The individual in this role must be comfortable working in an independent, flexible, and efficient manner in a fast-paced work environment and be able to prioritize projects. Excellent research, writing, interpersonal, and project coordination skills are required. The candidate must be skilled at working in a collaborative culture and possess good judgment and know how to handle confidential information.   To apply, please submit both your resume and cover letter through our online portal.
Job ID
2021-4537
Job Locations US-DC-Washington | US-NY-New York | US-IL-Chicago | US-CA-San Francisco | US-CA-Santa Monica
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(3/23/2021 9:10 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’s Litigation Team is seeking to hire two staff attorneys to be affiliated with any one of our five main U.S. offices: New York, Chicago, Santa Monica, San Francisco, or Washington D.C. The start date is flexible, ranging from Spring through Fall 2021.   The Team is a group of approximately 30 lawyers and 8 litigation and operations assistants who pursue litigation across a broad range of environmental and public health issues and in collaboration with and on behalf of communities most impacted by environmental injustices (including Black, indigenous, and people of color, and low-income and rural communities). We have filed lawsuits resisting the Trump Administration’s efforts to dismantle environmental protections, including cases defending national monuments, challenging the suspension of clean water safeguards, opposing offshore drilling and seismic exploration, and protecting energy efficiency standards. We also have a growing docket of environmental enforcement cases against government and private party polluters. This has recently included cases to protect the people of Newark, New Jersey and Flint, Michigan, from lead in drinking water; to remediate toxic pollution in the Penobscot River in Maine; to abate mold in New York City public housing for residents with asthma; and to halt air pollution from a coal-fired power plant in Illinois.   Since March 2020, NRDC’s physical offices have been closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Until circumstances allow us to re-open our offices, we will continue to support staff with remote working arrangements.
Job ID
2021-4536
Job Locations US-NY-New York
Posted Date 4 weeks ago(3/19/2021 2:30 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 Human Resources Generalist to join our team in the New York office. In this role, you will work closely with the HR Partner to advise and support the delivery of HR services to a diverse client group of advocates, lawyers and subject matter experts. You will serve as a key resource to clients and Operations partners on the application and interpretation of HR policies and processes, and the coordination of the employee lifecycle. You will also have the opportunity to bring your execution excellence, exceptional client service, and creative problem solving skills to a variety of people challenges, initiatives and process improvements.   Since March 2020, NRDC’s physical offices have been closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Until circumstances allow us to re-open our offices, we will continue to support staff with remote working arrangements.
Job ID
2021-4534
Job Locations US-CA-San Francisco
Posted Date 4 weeks ago(3/19/2021 2:30 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 Human Resources Generalist to join our team in the San Francisco office. In this role, you will work closely with the HR Partner to advise and support the delivery of HR services to a diverse client group of advocates, lawyers and subject matter experts. You will serve as a key resource to clients and Operations partners on the application and interpretation of HR policies and processes, and the coordination of the employee lifecycle. You will also have the opportunity to bring your execution excellence, exceptional client service, and creative problem solving skills to a variety of people challenges, initiatives and process improvements.   Since March 2020, NRDC’s physical offices have been closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Until circumstances allow us to re-open our offices, we will continue to support staff with remote working arrangements.
Job ID
2021-4533
Job Locations US-DC-Washington | US-NY-New York | US-IL-Chicago | US-CA-San Francisco | US-CA-Santa Monica
Posted Date 1 month ago(3/11/2021 5:07 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’s Litigation Team is seeking to hire one or more Senior Litigators to be affiliated with any one of our five main U.S. offices: Santa Monica, Chicago, New York, San Francisco, or Washington D.C.   The Team is a group of approximately 30 lawyers and 8 litigation and operations assistants who pursue litigation across a broad range of environmental and public health issues and in collaboration with and on behalf of communities most impacted by environmental injustices (including Black, indigenous, and people of color, and low-income and rural communities). We have filed lawsuits resisting the Trump Administration’s efforts to dismantle environmental protections, including cases defending national monuments, challenging the suspension of clean water safeguards, opposing offshore drilling and seismic exploration, and protecting energy efficiency standards. We also have a growing docket of environmental enforcement cases against government and private party polluters. This has recently included cases to protect the people of Newark, New Jersey and Flint, Michigan, from lead in drinking water; to remediate toxic pollution in the Penobscot River in Maine; to abate mold in New York City public housing for residents with asthma; and to halt air pollution from a coal-fired power plant in Illinois.   Since March 2020, NRDC’s physical offices have been closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Until circumstances allow us to re-open our offices, we will continue to support staff with remote working arrangements.
Job ID
2021-4531
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 1 month ago(3/11/2021 4:58 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’s Litigation Team is seeking to hire a Managing Litigator to lead the Washington, D.C. office branch of the team. The Managing Litigator will work closely with the Litigation Director and other team managers to set NRDC’s overall litigation strategy. The Managing Litigator also actively litigates critical cases, and mentors and supports the development of other litigators.   The Team is a group of approximately 30 lawyers and 8 litigation and operations assistants who pursue litigation across a broad range of environmental and public health issues and in collaboration with and on behalf of communities most impacted by environmental injustices (including Black, indigenous, and people of color, and low-income and rural communities). We have filed lawsuits resisting the Trump Administration’s efforts to dismantle environmental protections, including cases defending national monuments, challenging the suspension of clean water safeguards, opposing offshore drilling and seismic exploration, and protecting energy efficiency standards. We also have a growing docket of environmental enforcement cases against government and private party polluters. This has recently included cases to protect the people of Newark, New Jersey and Flint, Michigan, from lead in drinking water; to remediate toxic pollution in the Penobscot River in Maine; to abate mold in New York City public housing for residents with asthma; and to halt air pollution from a coal-fired power plant in Illinois.   This position is based in Washington, D.C. Since March 2020, NRDC’s physical offices have been closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Until circumstances allow us to re-open our offices, we will continue to support staff with remote working arrangements.
Job ID
2021-4530
Job Locations US-NY-New York | US-DC-Washington | US-IL-Chicago | US-CA-San Francisco | US-CA-Santa Monica
Posted Date 1 month ago(3/8/2021 8:28 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 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. 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 DC, Chicago, Santa Monica, San Francisco, Bozeman, and Beijing.
Job ID
2021-4527
Job Locations CN-Beijing
Posted Date 1 month ago(3/2/2021 1:05 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. 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 30 people based in our Beijing office, NRDC China Program have worked hard at both the national and local levels to recommend, develop, and help implement innovative laws, policies, technologies, and market tools that conserve natural resources, 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 Marine Protected Areas Project Manager to work in our Beijing office primarily on marine protected areas in China. Supporting effectively protected marine areas will contribute to a healthier marine ecosystem in the face of climate change. The person will also do work on domestic ocean fisheries management in China, working in close collaboration with NRDC’s current Fishery Project Manager. Supporting more robust fisheries within the nation's domestic waters will help achieve food security goals and promote ocean health. The person will be responsible for a broad spectrum of activities, including supporting the strengthening of China’s marine protection laws, working with key officials, academic institutions, NGOs and scientists, and helping to build the capacity and engagement of Chinese NGOs and academics. This person will liaise with government officials; identify and coordinate with other NGOs, academics and key institutions that are influential on marine protected areas; take the lead in organizing workshops and study tours; and build relationships with decision makers and key stakeholders.   The  Marine Protected Areas Project Manager  will work in partnership with NRDC’s Fishery Project Manager and report to the Senior Strategist for NRDC’s Oceans Division and to the Conservation Director of the China Nature Program, as well as receive guidance from other senior staff in China and the U.S.
Job ID
2021-4525
Job Locations US-NY-New York | US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 2 months ago(2/25/2021 12:47 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 Regional Digital Advocacy Campaign Manager, East to work with the Communications team in our New York or Washington, D.C. office.   Ideal candidates will have strong digital advocacy skills, digital advocacy or electoral campaign experience at either the federal or local and state levels (state legislatures, governors, state agencies, city councils, etc.), strong email and digital writing skills, and some political organizing experience.   The position reports to the Senior Director of Digital Advocacy and Fundraising but will coordinate with other Eastern states campaign staff inside and outside the department, and with similar regional teams working in the West and Midwest. While NRDC is working remotely due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we will prioritize candidates who can work in our New York office when the office re-opens, but we will consider candidates in Washington, D.C. Candidates must have an ability to travel when travel resumes.
Job ID
2021-4522
Job Locations US-NY-New York
Posted Date 2 months ago(2/24/2021 2:05 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 Major Gifts Officer to join its Regional New York Tri-State and DC Team. The NY/DC region is the largest of six regions covered by NRDC’s development division. This is an exciting opportunity for creative fundraising professionals with experience in and appetite for prospecting and cultivating new funding relationships and encouraging higher levels of commitment from existing contributors.   This MGO  will specifically be responsible for managing a high-potential prospecting portfolio. S/he will enjoy the challenge of pursuing new and lapsed donors, and understand the nuance of developing these important relationships over time.  The MGO will initially rely heavily on written communications and developing a cohesive and consistent outreach system.  With success, conducting donor meetings, collaboration with program and executive leadership, and completing solicitations will be increasingly required.  The MGO will take the lead on the relationships s/he is able to cultivate and bring to solicitation.  This portfolio consists of supporters and potential supporters who are capable of giving at the major gifts level defined at 25K – 1M.   NRDC offices are currently closed with its full staff working remotely due the pandemic. When it’s safe to return and offices reopen, the MGO will be based in NRDC  headquarters in the thriving Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan. This MGO will  work side-by-side with a diverse range of program staff, including the scientists and litigators, who work to fulfill NRDC’s mission.  The New York Major Gifts team will be fully staffed at six; the team embraces a highly collaborative culture and takes both a strategic and opportunistic  approach to reaching its ambitious fundraising targets.
Job ID
2021-4521
Job Locations US-NY-New York
Posted Date 2 months ago(2/24/2021 12:43 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 an Editorial Director to work with the Communications team in our New York office.    NRDC is looking for an experienced editor and manager with knowledge of environmental issues to lead the organization’s editorial team. The Editorial Director oversees the editorial strategy of NRDC.org, ensuring that it ladders up to NRDC’s Communications department goals and that the stories produced are engaging and compelling while accurately portraying the institution’s mission and voice. This position reports to the Senior Director, Content.
Job ID
2021-4520

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