Zero Emissions Shipping Industry Campaign Manager

  • Full-time
  • $100k+/mo
  • 2 months ago

About our Maritime Shipping Program

ClimateWorks Foundation has been funding and coordinating a coalition of analysts and advocates working to decarbonize global maritime shipping, via policy & politics, industry cooperation, and technology development for over a decade. Our work spans efforts make advances in the International Maritime Organization, to cooperation with leading corporate customers of shipping services, to supporting local environmental movements in port communities affected by pollution. Opportunities for making progress have been accelerating, and we now aim to increase our effectiveness in key areas globally with a new team member.

Job Summary

We are seeking a colleague who will be focused on engaging with non-profits, ports, shipping industry and government officials who are delivering on commitments to put zero-carbon ships on the water. We aim to coordinate and harmonize philanthropic support and non-profit research and advocacy across a range of stakeholders to be able to push forward results on:
  • Integration of shipping with other drivers of renewable fuel demand
  • Aggregating demand zero carbon shipping services
  • Green corridor implementation
This position will interact with existing campaigns in the field, seek to ensure their effective cooperation, grow new areas of work, and achieve results on the water.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Working with the Director of the shipping program and other team members, the Campaign Manager will be responsible for overseeing and coordinating the activity of grantees and partners to meet KPIs. Specific responsibilities will include:
  • Aligning players in the field around issues of fuel supply, cargo demand and green corridors, aiding in development of plans and aiming for coherence and impact.
  • Providing guidance and ideas on campaign ideas with grantees and partners through regular meetings, convenings and other interaction.
  • Writing, or overseeing the creation of, campaign plans and assets;
  • Preparing internal and external communications relevant to the project;
  • Developing or assisting in convenings and other contact moments with the field;
  • Identifying and recommending additional needed grantees and coalition staff;
  • Preparing monitoring and reporting outputs; supporting key processes and maintaining and updating appropriate information, systems and databases
  • Working directly with coalition consultants and members to coordinate with broader shipping decarbonization; and
  • Connecting directly, or facilitating connections, with other related initiatives which would provide beneficial partnership to the project.
As part of the maritime shipping team the campaign manager will:
  • Report to the Director of the Shipping Program at ClimateWorks;
  • Liaise closely with our external consultants who coordinate the shipping coalition that comprises grantees and partners in the field; and
  • Stay in frequent contact with the grantees responsible for each aspect of the work.

Required Qualifications

The most qualified candidates for this position will possess:
  • Excellent relationship management skills (campaign or coalition experience is ideal).
  • Strong project management skills in a non-profit or foundation context.
  • Ability to work successfully and contribute to the team while operating in a virtual or hybrid environment.
  • Experience in climate change or environment issues
  • Experience in maritime shipping, renewable fuels or related fields is helpful, but no specialized knowledge is necessary.
  • At least 7 years relevant working experience


The location of the position is flexible, recognizing that ClimateWorks headquarters are located in San Francisco and the individual should be available to participate in meetings and events in that time zone, as well as being available for collaboration with global partners at various times of day. Candidates can work from the SF office or from other locations. Open to considering candidates with expertise in the shipping sector particularly in Asia and Europe. Geographic pay differential is applied to compensation based on the local cost of labor.


ClimateWorks offers an excellent benefits package and a competitive salary that is commensurate with experience (geographic differential applied based on location).
Salary Range (Bay Area / NYC): 140,000 annually.
Salary Range (Other US): 130,000 annually
International salary range - will be determined based on the location and local cost of labor.
*****__ClimateWorks strives to create an equitable culture of transparency and fairness. __

Commitment to Racial and Social Justice

At ClimateWorks Foundation, we are driven by our vision of creating a thriving planet for all living beings for generations to come. We aim to foster an inclusive workplace that values diverse lived experiences and emphasizes the voices of marginalized people — especially Black, Indigenous, and People of Color — who are most vulnerable to climate impacts, and whose voices, ideas, and leadership are crucial to winning the climate fight.
To ensure that we are making meaningful progress, we have made a set of diversity, equity, and inclusion commitments across all dimensions of our work to further our mission and realize our vision. For more information, please visit:

Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal employment opportunity and having a diverse staff are fundamental principles at ClimateWorks Foundation and as such we are committed to creating a diverse and multi-cultural work environment. We strongly encourage and seek applications from women, people of color, and bilingual and bicultural individuals, as well as members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race (including traits historically associated with race), ethnicity, religion, color, sex (including childbirth, breast feeding, and related medical conditions), gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, uniform service member and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, age, protected medical condition, genetic information, disability, or any other protected status in accordance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws.
This policy extends to all aspects of our employment practices including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, discipline, termination, promotions, transfers, compensation, benefits, training, leaves of absence, and other terms and conditions of employment.
ClimateWorks Foundation is committed to complying with all laws protecting qualified individuals with disabilities, as well as employees’ religious beliefs and practices. This policy extends to all aspects of our employment practices including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, discipline, termination, promotions, transfers, compensation, benefits, training, leaves of absence, and other terms and conditions of employment. ClimateWorks Foundation will provide a reasonable accommodation for any known physical or mental disability of a qualified individual and/or employees’ religious beliefs and practices, as required by law.
If you require an accommodation, please notify Human Resources. Once ClimateWorks Foundation is aware of the need for an accommodation, it will engage in an interactive process to identify possible accommodations.

Application Process

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. To be considered for this position, interested candidates must submit a resume and cover letter. This position will remain open until filled.
Employment at the ClimateWorks Foundation is at-will.


ClimateWorks offers an excellent benefits package:

__Healthcare Plans:

Multiple options available through Kaiser & UHC
__* HMO - 100% coverage for employee and dependents
  • POS - Employee pays difference beyond HMO coverage (3 out of 4 POS options are at 100% coverage for employee and dependents)
  • Dental –100% coverage for employee and dependents
  • Vision – 100% coverage for employee and dependents__
Fertility Benefit
  • Fertility care through Carrot Fertility. Access to on-demand doctor-approved content, pregnancy support, and virtual chats with medical, legal, and regulatory experts.
Disability Benefit (long and short-term)
Life Insurance (3x base salary up to $750k for employee only)
__* 20 days (1st year)
  • 25 days (2nd - 8th year)
  • 30 days (9th year)__
  • 11 Observed and 2 floating
401k Plan
* After 6 months of service, CWF automatically contributes 9% of gross earnings per pay period to retirement fund* After 6 months of service, CWF matches 100% of employee contributions up to a max of 6% of gross earnings per pay period