Business Development Associate, Climate Action Reserve

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 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.

 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

 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
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.
Salary commensurate with experience. Position includes a competitive benefits package.
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
FAX: 213-623-6716
The Climate Action Reserve is an equal opportunity employer.