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Contract Opportunity: Open Climate Campaign Communications Manager

Climate change, and the resulting harm to our global biodiversity, is one of the world’s most pressing challenges. Creative Commons (CC) and its partners SPARC and EIFL have launched a global Open Climate Campaign to make the open sharing of research the norm in climate science.

CC is looking for an experienced and well-organized Open Climate Campaign Communications Manager to create and execute a communications plan in support of the existing Open Climate Campaign strategy, goals, and outcomes.

This position is a full-time (40hrs/week) contract. This contract may start as early as February, 2024 and end as late as June, 2026.

Primary responsibilities

Education and Experience

Qualities and Abilities 

Diversity

We believe that diverse teams build better organizations and better services. Applications from qualified candidates from all backgrounds, including those from under-represented communities, are encouraged to apply. Creative Commons works openly as part of a global community, guided by collaboratively developed codes of conduct and anti-harassment policies.

Work Environment and Location

At CC, we are committed to fostering a global and inclusive environment, and strive to have a diverse team that represents many backgrounds. Creative Commons has been a fully-distributed organization since 2015 — we have no central office, all positions are in a remote working environment.  This position reports to and will regularly meet with their manager in US Eastern time. Applicants in time zones that are +/- 4 hours from US Eastern time are preferred. This position will require occasional travel. You must have high-speed broadband access.

Compensation

Creative Commons is a leading non-profit employer, offering competitive salaries and a positive, supportive work environment. We offer a competitive compensation for this full-time contractor position at $6,500 – $8,000 USD per month, commensurate with experience and relevant skills. This is a grant funded position for up to 28 months, ending no later than June, 2026. CC will write 12-month contracts, renewable based on performance, for up to 28 months.

How to Apply

Please email your resume and cover letter as a single PDF to “jobs@creativecommons.org” with the subject heading of “Open Climate Campaign Communications Manager / [Last Name].” Your cover letter should: address why you are interested in this job, why you’re a good fit based on the requirements and responsibilities, and answer the question “Why do you think open access to climate knowledge is important?”. No phone calls. No recruiters. We are looking to hire for this role ASAP, so please share this opportunity and don’t hesitate to apply.

Application deadline: January 12, 2024. We will not be reaching out to schedule any interviews until after that date.