As a Talent Acquisition Specialist, you will have the opportunity to source, recruit, hire, and staff talent who are striving to make a measurable difference in our organization and for the planet. We hire new staff every year in the US in fields such as research, project management, finance, communications, and more in our different programs and centers. In this position, you will work closely with the Global Talent Acquisition team based in the US, and you will primarily manage US-based searches.
You will be supported by the rest of the team in the Global Office Team.
You will report to the Global Office Director of Talent Acquisition.
This position will work remotely due to Covid-19 but will work out of the Washington, DC office once Covid restrictions are lifted. Possibility of some remote working;
What you will do:
Potential Salary: $53,000 - $68,000; Salary is commensurate with experience and other compensable factors
How to Apply:
Please submit a personalized cover letter with your resume. Applicants must apply through the WRI Careers portal to be considered.
What we offer:
Founded in 1982, World Resources Institute (WRI) is an independent, nonprofit global research organization that turns big ideas into action at the nexus of environment, economic opportunity, and human well-being. We are working to address seven critical challenges that the world must overcome this decade to secure a sustainable future for people and the planet: climate change, energy, food, forests, water, sustainable cities, and the ocean. WRI has a global staff of over 1,800 people with work spanning 60 countries. We have offices in Africa, Brazil, China, Europe, India, Indonesia, Mexico, Colombia and the United States, as well as a growing presence in other countries and regions.
The foundation of our work is delivering high-quality research, data, maps, and analysis to solve the worlds greatest environment and international development challenges and improve peoples lives. We work with leaders in government, business, and civil society to drive ambitious action and create change on the ground. Equally important, we bring together partners to develop breakthrough ideas and scale-up solutions for far-reaching, enduring impact.
Our mission and values:
WRIs mission is to move human society to live in ways that protect Earths environment and its capacity to provide for the needs and aspirations of current and future generations.
Our values are shared ideals that bind us together: Integrity, Innovation, Urgency, Independence, and Respect.
WRI is committed to advancing gender and social equity for human well-being in our mission and applies this principle to our organizational and programmatic practices. We are committed to providing equal opportunities in employment, we embrace all diversity and encourage women, the LGBTQ+ community, persons with disabilities, Afro-descendants, and Indigenous people to apply. Recognizing our strong commitment to gender equality, WRI has also been awarded EDGE certification.