Ceres is a sustainability nonprofit organization leading the most influential investors and companies to build leadership and drive solutions throughout the economy. Through our powerful networks and advocacy, we tackle the world’s biggest sustainability challenges, including climate change, water scarcity and pollution, and human rights abuses.
For more information about Ceres, please visit our website (www.ceres.org).
Description & Responsibilities
The Ceres Accelerator for Sustainable Capital Markets aims to transform the practices and policies that govern capital markets in order to accelerate action on reducing the worst impacts of the climate crisis and other sustainability threats. It will spur capital market influencers to act on these systemic financial risks and drive the large-scale behavior and systems change needed to achieve a net-zero carbon economy and a just and sustainable future. The current priority initiatives include:
The Senior Associate for the Ceres Accelerator for Sustainable Capital Markets will work with the Managing Director of the Accelerator, and other Ceres staff on a range of projects housed under the umbrella of the Accelerator. This includes managing priority initiatives and workstreams, tracking activities, supporting outreach to external constituents, and conducting research and analysis. Under the direction of the Managing Director, the Senior Associate will take on well-defined research projects that support scaling of existing work, help vet new opportunities, and ensure that Ceres maintains its competitive edge. The Senior Associate will also support outreach to current and prospective philanthropic supporters
This full-time role is based in the Boston office, and will report to the Managing Director of the Ceres Accelerator. https://www.ceres.org/accelerator
Specific duties include, but are not limited to the following.
Immediate/Short-Term, work with team on report roll-out, logistics, data tracking, and outreach efforts for the initiatives addressing, “Regulating Climate as a Systemic Risk” and “Financing a Net-Zero Economy”.
How to Apply
We encourage all applicants to review our website to familiarize themselves with Ceres before applying: www.ceres.org. Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, two writing samples, and a list of three references.
Ceres is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate against any individual based on race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, military or veteran status, disability, or any factors prohibited by applicable law.