Natural Resources Defense Council is hiring an
NRDC is a non-profit environmental advocacy organization. We use law, science, and the support of 3.1 million members and online activists to protect the planet's wildlife and wild places and to ensure the rights of all people to clean air, clean water, and healthy communities. NRDC was founded in 1970 and our people helped write some of America's bedrock environmental laws, including the Clean Water Act and many of the implementing regulations. Today, our team of more than 700 lawyers, scientists, economists, policy advocates, communications experts, and others work across the United States and the globe from our offices in Bozeman, Montana; Chicago; New York; San Francisco; Santa Monica; Washington, D.C.; and Beijing.
NRDC is seeking an Eastern Industrial & Clean Energy Advocate to work within the Climate and Clean Energy Program in our New York or Washington, DC office.
NRDC is seeking an Eastern Industrial & Clean Energy Advocate to join the Eastern regional team of the Climate & Clean Energy program, with a focus on advancing climate and clean energy policy, including with respect to hydrogen deployment and industrial decarbonization and through engagement with utility commissions and in regulatory proceedings. Our team is committed to transitioning our economy to clean energy, combatting climate change, and addressing environmental and energy inequities. This position will be an integral part of the program’s advocacy success. The ideal candidate will have policy and legal analysis expertise, a passion for equity-centered climate and clean energy advocacy, experience working collaboratively with a range of diverse partners, the ability to represent NRDC in the media and other public forums with credibility and enthusiasm, an interest in developing and advocating for clean energy and climate policies with state and local elected officials and staff and state agencies in the Eastern U.S. and the willingness to occasionally travel to various eastern state capitols (NY, NJ, PA, VA, NC) to advance NRDC’s policy goals.
NRDC is committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion, both in our work and in our workplace. We believe that celebrating and actively welcoming diverse voices and perspectives is essential to solving the planet's most pressing environmental problems, and we encourage applications from candidates whose identities have been historically under-represented in the environmental movement.
We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
We offer competitive salaries, excellent benefits, and a supportive working environment. Salary is based on a nonprofit scale and is commensurate with skills and experience. For this position, the salary is $113,000 to $121,000 Internal equity considerations will be reviewed before making a final offer.
To apply, visit www.nrdc.org/careers and upload your résumé and cover letter. Please mention where you saw this posting and upload any additional materials that showcase your abilities. Due to the high volume of applications, we will contact only those candidates we would like to interview. Please no phone calls, emails, or in-person résumé drop-offs.
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For more about NRDC, visit www.nrdc.org.
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