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External Opportunities

The Center for Sustainable Business is happy to list jobs from external partners that align to our mission and educational focus. If you have a posting you would like to submit, please email Sophie Rifkin at

Active Job Postings: 

Forum for the Future US - Multiple Positions
  • Office and Project Coordinator - Brooklyn
    • Description: the Office and Project Coordinator will support our work – from strategy projects to complex sustainability collaborations – with research and stakeholder management. S/he will also support our Director with coordinating scheduling and general administration to ensure our office runs smoothly and that we maintain a fun and dynamic work environment.
    • Learn more and apply here
  • Associate Director - Brooklyn
    • Description: the Associate Director will help to manage our dynamic and creative team. Primary responsibility will be delivering and expanding our program of 1:1 advisory work with our US partners, with an emphasis on driving innovative and transformational strategies that will be successful in a variety of future scenarios. At least two members of the team will report into the Associate Director, although s/he will partner with the Director to support overall management and staff development.
    • Learn more and apply here
Williams-Sonoma, Inc. - Manager
  • Description: Manager, Corporate Responsbility - Singapore
  • Learn more and apply here

Transform Finance - Multiple Positions  C4Q - Multiple Positions
UNDP Consultant, Biodiveristy Finance Initiative:
  • Description: UNDP is seeking the services of a Junior Consultant, with a focus on researching sustainable finance, as well as, to provide support on related knowledge management and advocacy tasks. The consultant will be hosted within the Sustainable Development Cluster team in New York. 
  • Eligibility:  To be considered for this consultancy, the consultant must either be a US Permanent Resident, US Citizen, or holder of a valid G4 visa at the time of their application and whose G4 visa has been acquired on account of their partner’s full time employment in the UN Systems based in New York or Washington, DC. The consultant will work from UNDP’s Headquarters offices in New York;
  • Application: Please note: You can only upload one document into this application - be sure to scan all documents into one single PDF file to attach. 
Learn more and apply here

Previous Job Postings:

Accountant - The Rainforest Alliance
Overview: The accountant is responsible for the processing and documenting of all cash deposits and documenting all non-RA Cert funding including wires, credit cards and checks, as well as credit cards payments received by third parties on behalf of the Rainforest Alliance. The Accountant will also prepare and send bills for the outstanding amounts due for contracts, and assist the Rainforest Alliance accounting department in processing invoices and collections for other program division as needed. S/he also assists in audit preparation and with the overall monthly close process. S/he will work closely with internal and external clients and provide general support to the accounting department as needed.

Learn more here.

Research Analyst - Social Impact Private Investments
Overview: This role is a unique opportunity to help philanthropists, foundations, families and individuals who are serious about investing for the greater good. The individual will work with a small team to identify and evaluate new impact-focused private equity and venture capital investments and develop long term relationships with investors in the sector. The individual will meet with clients and prospects to identify and achieve objectives for investing in the asset class. The position will also involve communicating strategy and performance to portfolio managers and clients. This position will report to the Director of Private Investments and work closely with the Director of Sustainable and Impact Investing.

More information can be found here.

Global Supply Chain and Sustainability Alignment Manager, McDonald's Corporation
Exciting opportunity to work directly with McDonald’s Chief Supply Chain & Sustainability Officer, Francesca DeBiase, supporting Global Supply Chain & Sustainability strategy, internal and external leadership communications, team alignment, people development and organizational transformation.

Potential for future transition into Supply Chain or Sustainability functional roles, if interest exists. Learn more and apply here.