The Portland, Oregon-based non-profit, The Climate Trust, seeks a Director, Forest Carbon Partnerships for remote, full-time work at $90,000 – $120,000 per year.
As a pioneer and nationally recognized leader in carbon markets, The Climate Trust develops, manages and invests in US-based carbon offset projects that reduce greenhouse gas emissions. With 25 years of technical expertise and extensive market experience, The Climate Trust advances strategies to leverage carbon markets to increase the pace and scale of land conservation and ecosystem restoration.
About the Role
In your role as Director of Forest Carbon Partnerships, you will be an integral part of a small and highly motivated team of experts passionate about the role of natural climate solutions in combating climate change. Equally important to our climate work is our commitment to supporting the stewardship and conservation efforts of the land trusts, private forest owners, tribes, ranchers, and other landowners with whom we work. As a small and nimble organization in a rapidly evolving market, your ideas as well as your technical expertise will be highly valued.
The Director of Forest Carbon Partnerships will lead The Climate Trust’s forest carbon partnerships and forest carbon project recruitment efforts. This role will also provide support to forestry staff in project development and reforestation program development. The Director of Forest Carbon Partnerships will work closely with senior staff on organizational strategy and contracting. The position requires excellent personal communication, strategic thinking, and organizational skills.