Opportunities

Opportunities to become a part of the Global Commons Alliance and become stewards of our global commons are listed below:

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Global Commons Alliance Communications Officer

We are the Global Commons Alliance and we are looking for a communications all-rounder on a mission to make the world Nature Positive by 2030.

You are a communicator with a passion for the global commons. You are a community builder, a networker, an events organiser, an energiser and catalyst. You can write and edit. You are at the beginning of your career but with some track record of doing wonderful things for people and planet. You are an all rounder.

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Position Type: Full time, 10-month initial contract

Please send a motivation letter (max. 2 pages) including salary expectations, CV, short writing sample (max 500 words), contact details for two referees and your relationship to them to Christine Southam – [email protected]

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Global Commons Alliance Accountability Accelerator Director

GCA member organizations contribute expertise, data, stories and skills via the four key pillars of the Alliance – the Earth Commission, the Science-Based Targets Network, Earth HQ and the Systems Change Lab. The GCA is looking to create a fifth pillar, provisionally known as the Global Commons Accountability Accelerator. The Accountability Accelerator will orchestrate the development of a global system of systems to hold non-state actors to account for their impact on the global commons: biodiversity, climate, land, oceans, water. The GCA is looking for a Director to play an ‘Orchestrator’ role to lead the Accelerator.

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Position Type: consultancy contract

Please send a brief letter of interest, consultant daily rate, and CV to Tania Charlton Christensen – [email protected]

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Co-Director, Systems Change Lab

Reaching net-zero greenhouse gas emissions and shifting to nature-positive development, while also building a fairer economy, will require transformational change across all major economic systems—finance, energy, transport, the built environment, agriculture, land use, manufacturing, and consumption. As a virtual and dynamic situation room, the Systems Change Lab (SCL) will monitor systems change globally, taking stock of where shifts are accelerating (or stalling), and analyzing what’s working, what isn’t, and why. As Co-Director, you will facilitate the work of the Systems Change Lab. The Lab is being housed jointly within World Resources Institute, the Bezos Earth Fund, and the High-Level Climate Champions team, is part of the Global Commons Alliance and is working with a wide consortium of partners, including the University of Tokyo’s Center for Global Commons, and the World Economic Forum.

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Applicants must apply through the WRI Careers portal to be considered