Position Title: Communications Director
location: Telecommuter / Arlington / Arkansas
BUSINESS UNIT: American Carbon Registry
REPORTS TO: Executive Director, American Carbon Registry
The Communications Director is senior position within the American Carbon Registry (ACR), responsible for developing and executing a comprehensive ACR communications strategy. ACR’s technical work spans multiple markets – ICAO, California and global non-compliance (voluntary) – as well as multiple sectors – forestry, methane, refrigerants and Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS). The ACR Communications strategy will ensure consistent overall messaging in addition to content tailored for these different markets, sectors and target audiences.
The Director will oversee the development of multi-use content for and manage ACR’s owned media (including the ACR website, listserve and social media accounts) channels in addition to serving as the key point of contact for media enquiries as well as with ACR’s external communications team and Winrock’s communications team.
QUALIFICATIONS AND BACKGROUND
Education: Relevant degree in communications or related field.
Experience: The candidate must have at least 10 years of communications experience including developing and implementing communications strategies, writing / reporting, engagement with reporters and media, messaging and content development for a variety of audiences as well as extensive climate change knowledge and experience including the Paris Agreement, U.S. and international carbon markets – compliance and voluntary – as well as with key stakeholders including press and media, NGOs and civil society and the carbon market industry in general.
Other: Must be available to travel for short-term assignments. Commitment to Winrock’s mission and interest in market-based approaches to reducing GHG emissions required.
As a condition of employment at Winrock, all US-based Winrock staff, regardless of location or project, must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or must obtain a disability or religious accommodation from Winrock.
Winrock offers competitive pay and an excellent benefits package.
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