Work with Cipher 

A quick background on us: Cipher is a publication by Breakthrough Energy. We launched in September with a weekly newsletter and regular interview series, and we are planning a full news website this year.

Cipher’s mission is to help accelerate the technological transformations required to get to net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 through trustworthy and objective journalism.

We are looking for journalists who are passionate about putting their writing to work to help combat climate change by scrutinizing the challenges and opportunities of the technologies we need.

About Breakthrough Energy: Breakthrough Energy is a network of investment vehicles, philanthropic programs, policy advocacy and other activities committed to scaling the technologies we need to reach net-zero emissions by 2050. Its founder is Bill Gates, Microsoft co-founder and co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

If you are interested in working with Cipher, please email [email protected] with your resume and recent and relevant clips.

Our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion is also represented in our compensation philosophy. We are committed to offering starting salaries on the value of the position within the market. We do not believe salary should be based on a candidate’s ability to negotiate, previous salary history, or any other non-skills-based attributes. Breakthrough Energy believes that transparency is a pathway to achieving pay equity.

Breakthrough Energy will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact Craig Staples: [email protected].

To learn more or apply, please submit your resume and portfolio to Amy Harder no later than December 23, 2021: [email protected]   

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