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Research & Program Manager

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Position

Reporting to the Senior Director of Programs, the Research & Program Manager will be responsible for research and partnerships particularly across CLF’s climate resilience, emergency response, and justice initiatives as well as advocacy opportunities.

Research

  • Actively stay across and report on key developments, statistics, trends, potential partners, and advocacy opportunities in CLF’s areas of focus
  • Assist with Caribbean regional research including ecosystem, community organization, and stakeholder mapping
  • Build relationships with key researchers, thought leaders, scientists, and others  in CLF’s areas of focus
  • Draft white papers, op-eds, blogs, and occasional background for social media posts
  • Support the communications team with research on current events in CLF’s areas of focus/background for social media actions as needed
  • Identify priority social media actions and opportunities for CLF amplification
  • Research and identify advocacy opportunities around all CLF’s key programmatic activities
  • Research advocacy opportunities around activation moments throughout the year
  • Maintain database of data and statistics related to CLF’s areas of focus for use in reports and external communications
  • Perform other duties as required

Programs

  • Support the Programs team with research and vetting of potential partners
  • Assist with correspondence with current programs partners including contracts and impact tracking, particularly around CLF’s emergency response work
  • Actively source partnership opportunities under CLF’s emergency response work
  • Develop program content such as blogs, blurb, updates and concept notes

Qualifications

This is an extraordinary opportunity for an individual with broad research, international development and advocacy experience to play a critical role in key decision making in a small, high impact team.

Experience

  • A minimum of a BA/BS degree
  • At least seven years experience in a nonprofit, academic, or impact-oriented environment
  • Strong background in research roles, particularly around CLF’s areas of work
  • Extremely strong writing skills
  • A strong preference for someone who has operated in a fast-growing environment
  • An effective communicator at all levels in the organization and with partners, with strong oral and written skills and a willingness to share information
  • A collaborative and flexible style, with a strong service mentality

Personal Characteristics

  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills with an ability to prioritize, negotiate, and work with a variety of internal and external stakeholders
  • Outstanding communications skills, written and oral
  • Demonstrated resourcefulness and good judgment
  • Hands-on, leads by example
  • Values diversity of thought, backgrounds, and perspectives
  • Integrity/ethics beyond reproach
  • Constantly looking to apply best practices
  • Passion for CLF’s mission

Position

Reporting to the Senior Director of Programs, the Research & Program Manager will be responsible for research and partnerships particularly across CLF’s climate resilience, emergency response, and justice initiatives as…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required

Salary

USD $75,000 - USD $90,000
/ year

Benefits

Medical, Dental, Vision, 403(b) with match

Medical, Dental, Vision, 403(b) with match

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near New York, NY
Associated Location
New York, NY, USA

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