Business Development Associate, Climate Action Reserve

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATE
ORGANIZATIONAL BACKGROUND
The Climate Action Reserve is a private nonprofit organization representing international interests in  addressing climate change and bringing together participants from the government, environment and  business sectors. As the premier carbon offset registry in North America, it works to ensure  environmental benefit, integrity and transparency in the carbon market. It establishes high quality  standards for quantifying and verifying greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction projects, oversees  independent third-party verification bodies, issues carbon credits generated from such projects and tracks  the transaction of credits over time in a transparent, publicly-accessible system. By ensuring that GHG  reduction projects provide true environmental benefit and earn high quality offsets, the Climate Action  Reserve is creating a trusted and valuable commodity and bringing credibility and efficiency to the carbon  market. For more information, please visit www.climateactionreserve.org.  The Reserve offers a hands-on, fast-paced work environment, and great potential for growth and  advancement. This position provides the opportunity to join a team playing a leading role in developing  climate change policy in the United States.


PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
 Develop and implement strategies to promote the Reserve and its protocols to specific  audiences, such as project developers, regulated businesses, voluntary offset buyers, and others
 Speak at conferences and to interested organizations about the Reserve
 Plan, organize and speak at workshops, webinars, and other events to promote the Reserve
 Respond to telephone and email inquiries regarding the Reserve from the business community,  project developers and the general public
 Identify new marketing and promotional opportunities for the Reserve
 Write articles on the Reserve for various publications
 Track and project issuance of CRTs
 Provide general support to the Reserve implementation team


SKILLS/EDUCATION
 Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, environmental studies or related field
 At least two years related experience
 Strong public speaking and presentation skills
 Strong detail orientation
 Strong writing and proofreading skills are critical and will be tested during the hiring process
 Ability to work in a fast paced environment
 Interest in and familiarity with climate change issues
 
CHARACTERISTICS
Preferred candidates will have the following characteristics:
 Team player
 Exceptional organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills
 Professional, friendly, and enthusiastic personality
 Entrepreneurial self-starter who can identify and pursue new opportunities
 Superior attention to detail
 U.S. citizen or legal right to work in the U.S.
 
COMPENSATION:
Salary commensurate with experience. Position includes a competitive benefits package.
 
APPLICATION PROCESS:
The position is available immediately.
Interested candidates must submit the following information:
 Cover Letter
 Resume
 
Applications can be emailed, faxed, or mailed to the following address:
 
Business Development Associate Position
Climate Action Reserve
523 W. 6th Street, Suite 428
Los Angeles, CA 90014
EMAIL: jobs@climateregistry.org
FAX: 213-623-6716
 
The Climate Action Reserve is an equal opportunity employer.
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