Created by Jeff Bezos with a $10 billion commitment, the largest philanthropic commitment ever made to fight climate change and protect nature, the Earth Fund is now building its senior team to ensure maximum transformative impact.
We believe that this is a truly decisive decade. Climate change poses an existential threat to humanity, and the destruction of nature is undermining the ecosystems upon which we depend. But along with risks come great opportunities. Smart, bold action on climate change and nature will not only prevent bad things from happening; it can also introduce new opportunities, making our economy more efficient, driving technological change, and reducing risks. Combined, these can lead to more jobs, healthier citizens, less injustice, and better lives. The Bezos Earth Fund was established to help drive these needed changes.
The Earth Fund is now building its team, strategy, and portfolio of philanthropic work. To help deliver on this exciting and urgent agenda, we are concurrently seeking Directors for the follow six important portfolios:
• Director, Nature Solutions – 5268
• Director, Economics of the Future – 5264
• Director, Technology Acceleration – 5269
• Director, Green Finance – 5267
• Director, The Future of Food – 5266
• Director, Energy Innovation – 5265
Preferred location: Washington DC, but flexible for extraordinary candidates. Please highlight if you have the right to work in the US in your application.
The Bezos Earth Fund offers a competitive salary and benefits, commensurate with experience (geographic differential applied based on location).
The Bezos Earth Fund is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes a diverse candidate pool. The Earth Fund recognizes diversity as an asset essential to accomplishing its work and views diversity as encompassing differences in race and gender, as well as age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, job skills, education, and geographic location.
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