Sr. Manager, Natural Climate Solutions

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There is a job opening for a Senior Manager, Natural Climate Solutions at Salesforce (San Francisco or Bellevue, WA).

About the Position:

Salesforce’s Sustainability team manages the companies climate action programs. We’re looking for a talented and passionate new team member. The role will focus on developing and executing strategies to meet the company’s climate neutrality and ecosystem restoration goals including investments in natural climate solutions, forest conservation and restoration,, and carbon offset projects. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated passion for and understanding of climate solutions (particularly those that are nature based), climate policy, carbon markets and the economic and regulatory systems which shape them.


  • Lead the development and execution of Salesforce’s global carbon offset, and natural climate solutions strategy, in conjunction with a cross-functional team

  • Execute all phases of carbon offset procurement and ecosystem restoration project investments, from identification, evaluation, and prioritization of opportunities through negotiation, execution, and monitoring

  • Some travel required to evaluate new and existing projects, team meetings, and events, up to 25% of time

  • Subject matter expert for Natural Climate Solutions, Carbon Markets, and Carbon Offsets (including nature-based as well as non-nature-based solutions)

  • Represent Salesforce as needed in related industry groups, and multi-stakeholder initiatives internal and external

  • Identify, evaluate and support related policy engagements in conjunction with other stakeholders in the business including Government Affairs

  • Track and analyze global trends and regulatory developments related to carbon markets, climate change, and ecosystem health

  • Create and maintain qualitative and quantitative models to inform carbon offset strategy, portfolio performance, and project selection

  • Track and manage new and existing Salesforce carbon offset projects and climate solutions investments

  • Contribute to Salesforce’s thought leadership and advocacy for the transition to a low carbon economy

About you:

  • You are a driven self-starter who is passionate about making a difference

  • You are adept at facilitating multi stakeholder initiatives

  • You enjoy working strategically and operationally, successfully balancing both conceiving of  and delivering programs

  • You have been successful working within a matrixed organizational structure where you lead through influence and collaboration

  • You love project management and pride yourself on having brilliant organizational skills and attention to detail

  • You have experience building trusted relationships with executive stakeholders and enjoy working closely with a wide variety of roles and levels in a fast-paced environment

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Sr. Manager, Natural Climate Solutions


Wednesday 5th February 2020


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