Just Transition Lawyering Network Manager

Location: Fully remote

Preferred Start Date: April 1, 2023

About Us

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 Just Transition Lawyering Network Manager to advance Taproot’s commitment to building a network of lawyers and legal advocacy networks committed to supporting Black-, Brown-, and Indigenous-led frontline movements to build power, shift resources, and engage in systemic change for climate justice and a just transition. 

The Just Transition Lawyering Network Manager is primarily responsible for co-creating, implementing, and managing the national Just Transition Lawyering Network (JTLN). Candidates who hold a juris doctor degree and 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

Additional Information

This position reports directly to Taproot’s Legal Director.

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Application Instructions

Applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, and three relevant professional references to jobs@taproot.earth with the subject line “Just Transition Lawyering Network Manager.” Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Preferred application deadline: January 31, 2023

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