Taproot Earth is a new international organization galvanizing frontline solutions to address our climate reality. We are dedicating the next seven years to the ambitious goal of slowing climate change and delivering for the planet. We envision a world where we all can live, rest, and thrive in the places we love.
About the Position
Taproot is seeking applicants for a Director of Development to oversee three main areas of development:
Candidates who are committed to climate justice, frontline leadership, Black Liberation and building a movement for a more just and sustainable economy are encouraged to apply.
Key Duties & Responsibilities
The Senior Director of Development will report directly to the Strategy Partner at Taproot Earth and will work closely with the Executive Team.
Qualifications & Experience
Ideal candidates will possess:
Applicants should use this form to submit a resume, cover letter, and three relevant professional references.
Deadline: Open until filled.
Nondiscrimination & Equal Employment
Taproot’s core mission and values drive us to seek a deep range of perspectives, backgrounds, and personal histories as we gather our Krewe. We also work hard to create a group culture in which individuals are seen, valued, and respected in all of their many identities. We expect every applicant to hold these values alongside us.
In practical terms, we are committed to employment practices that ensure applicants are given equal opportunity without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, religion, physical or mental ability, neurodivergence, medical condition, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other factor that is not directly related to the position for which they are applying.
In line with the “Fair Chance” law of our home State of Louisiana, we will not consider as part of our hiring process any criminal histories that have not led to a conviction, even if they are uncovered in a background check. In the case of a recorded conviction, we will make a serious, individualized assessment of the applicant and the conviction in relation to the duties and requirements of the position for which they are applying.
As a remote workplace, we will also abide by any legal or regulatory requirements of the applicant’s state of residence that relate to discrimination or the use of specific information in the application, interview, and hiring process.
Access & Accommodation
If you have a need for specific accommodation in order to apply or interview for a position, contact [email protected] We will endeavor to fulfill any reasonable request.
To protect one another and the frontline communities we work with, all Taproot Krewe members are required to maintain up-to-date COVID vaccination levels (as recommended by the CDC) and to provide regular documentation of their vaccination status. Exemptions to this policy may be requested in cases of medical necessity.
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