Careers

The problem. The climate crisis demands action from governments, businesses and individuals on a global scale. To avert catastrophe, the world must arrive at net zero by 2050. If this is to be achieved, emissions must already be cut substantially by 2030. There is no time to delay climate action. Our future depends on the choices we make today.

Our solution. We are an impact-driven carbon finance company. Our high-quality carbon credits allow corporations and financial institutions to mitigate their environmental impact. We channel private capital into climate solutions, ensuring long-term relationships with trusted carbon project developers that enable our clients to use predominantly nature-based solutions to build sustainable, climate positive businesses.

Be part of our solution. Apply to Respira International.

Current vacancies

Scroll down to view the current vacancies at Respira International. Here you can read and download job descriptions to find out more about each role. When you are ready to apply, click the button below to email us your CV and cover letter. 

At Respira, we care about our employees. We offer a competitive package which will be discussed in detail with the candidates later in the application process. Respira is an Equal Opportunity Employer and recruitment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and candidates’ aspirations.

Market Insights Analyst

The role

The successful candidate will be responsible for identifying meaningful trends and opportunities across the business: From the diverse datasets and platforms related to carbon projects, to carbon (and biodiversity) market trends and the broader financial markets. The role is fundamentally about turning data into executable insights for our portfolio managers and sales team. In other words, your insights are going to drive strategy and action across the business.

Requirements

  • A passion for carbon solutions and taking climate action;
  • Advanced analytical skills, with experience of analysing and communicating complex datasets accurately and simply;
  • Exceptional verbal, written, and visual communication skills;
  • Knowledge of the carbon market, ideally with experience of working with some of the established data providers in the market;
  • Good understanding of nature-based project types (e.g., REDD+, ARR, IFM, soil, Blue Carbon);
  • Entrepreneurial mind-set with an innovative approach to problem solving; and
  • Ability to work in a small, close-knit team, at pace and with flexibility.

Communications Manager

The role

Respira is seeking an experienced and dynamic Communications Manager to join our dedicated team. The ideal candidate will have 5-7 years of experience in communications, public relations and marketing, with a proven track record of managing successful communication strategies and campaigns. As a Communications Manager, you will play a pivotal role in shaping and executing our communication efforts, ensuring alignment with our mission and goals. Ideally you will have some experience in the climate sector with bonus points for knowledge or interest in the voluntary carbon market.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Public Relations, Marketing, or a related field;
  • 5-7 years of relevant experience in communications and marketing.
  • Proven experience in managing LinkedIn pages and implementing successful communications campaigns;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;
  • Ability to create compelling content and collaborate with designers for visual materials;
  • Experience in event coordination and speaker outreach;
  • Familiarity with the voluntary carbon market or environmental sustainability is a plus.

Nature-based Solutions Analyst

The role

This exciting new role, positioned at the heart of Respira’s business, will be responsible for analysing, summarising and performing due diligence on Respira’s nature-based solutions investments. They will be a source of ongoing technical expertise for both Respira’s existing portfolio of projects, and the new projects being considered for investment.

The ideal candidate will have direct experience of working with or for nature-based carbon project developers, investors, leading certification bodies or other relevant carbon market participants. They will have detailed knowledge of the appropriate methodologies and will be able to perform technical analysis across the entire nature-based credit spectrum (including REDD+, ARR, IFM, soil and blue carbon).

This early-mid career individual will report directly to our Nature-based Solutions Global Lead and will work closely with the origination portfolio management and sales teams. These teams all have long-standing experience in carbon markets and access to a large pipeline of projects to invest in globally.

Requirements

  • At least 3-5 year’s experience working for a carbon project developer/nature based/carbon investor/ certification body/rating agency /leading NGO/research institution in the nature-based field;
  • Good knowledge of nature-based carbon methodologies (ideally across several different leading certification standards, with Verra as a prerequisite);
  • Broad expertise in different nature-based project types (e.g. REDD+, ARR, IFM, soil, blue) and in different geographies (this is a global role);
  • Working knowledge of latest GIS technology and ability to perform GIS analysis;
  • Ability to write well and summarise complex technical documents into accessible formats which are easy to understand;
  • Ability to work in a small, close-knit team, at pace and with flexibility;
  • A passion for nature and taking climate action;
  • Desire to operate in a commercial environment;
  • Fluency in English with additional capabilities in Spanish and/or French preferable.