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Government Affairs Coordinator

Citizens' Climate Education Washington, DC

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Status: Full-time, exempt

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Work within the Government Affairs team at Citizens’ Climate in DC to develop and implement our policy goals.
  • Work proactively with Citizens’ Climate volunteers to support them as they work to achieve those goals.

  • Schedule and attend meetings with Federal legislators.

  • Analyze bills and write summaries for use by the Government Affairs Team and volunteers.

  • Support Citizens’ Climate volunteers in building alliances and coalitions across the political spectrum.

  • Comfort and experience in working constructively with both Democrats and Republicans.

  • Public speaking, usually in an instructional role and usually to our volunteer base.

  • Other duties as required.

Qualifications

  • At least 1 year Hill experience at the Legislative Assistant/Correspondent/Professional staff level.

  • Ability to work collaboratively with remote staff and volunteers.

  • Creative and analytical thinking with strong problem-solving skills.

  • Exceptional attention to accuracy, detail, and deadlines.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Access to computer, internet, and telephone sufficient for communication with staff and volunteers (including video conferencing).

  • Experience working on climate, energy, environment issues preferred.

Salary and Benefits

$60,000 per year annual salary. Benefits for a full-time position include health insurance (eligibility after a 60-day wait period), dental and vision insurance, and a 401K retirement plan. Two weeks accrued vacation for all first year employees. An additional week of vacation is accrued after one year of employment with Citizens’ Climate.

Position Reports To

Danny Richter, Vice President, Government Affairs

Application Deadline : Closes Feb 15, 2021

CCL/CCE is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity organization. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for this position without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status.

Company Description
Citizens’ Climate Education (CCE) and Citizens’ Climate Lobby (CCL) are non-partisan, grassroots advocacy organizations that build political will to advance effective climate policies at the national and state levels. With more than 182,500 climate advocates organized into 478 active chapters, CCE/CCL has cultivated one of the strongest grassroots movements for non-partisan climate solutions in the United States. CCE/CCL trains and supports volunteers to lobby elected officials, publish media about climate solutions, and educate their local communities about climate change. CCE/CCL prides itself on its unique, relationship-based approach to climate advocacy in which we work to build upon shared values, rather than partisan divides. For more information about CCE/CCL, visit our website at www.citizensclimatelobby.org.

CCE/CCL is an equal opportunity employer is and all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. We strongly encourage Black, Indigenous, people of color, women, LGBTQI+ individuals, differently-abled people, formerly incarcerated people, and people of any and all traditionally marginalized identities to apply. Applicants will not be discriminated against because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, disability, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, or any protected category prohibited by local, state, or federal laws.

Citizens' Climate Education

Why Work Here?
CCE/CCL builds bipartisan support for effective climate solutions. Join our amazing team!

Citizens’ Climate Lobby (CCL)/Citizens’ Climate Education (CCE) is a non-profit, non-partisan, grassroots organization focused on state and national policies to address climate change. CCE works to build nationwide support for a revenue neutral carbon dividend approach to address climate change and coordinates with a 501(c)(4) sister organization, Citizens’ Climate Lobby (CCL), when volunteers engage in advocacy for specific legislation. CCL/CCE staff train and support volunteers to build relationships with elected officials, publish media about climate solutions, educate their communities about climate change, and build political will for national climate legislation. CCL/CCE prides itself on its unique approach to build upon shared values rather than partisan divides. CCL/CCE creates a dynamic and diverse work environment that supports the growth and development of our staff. For more information about Citizens' Climate, visit our website at www.citizensclimatelobby.org. CCL/CCE is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for this position without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status. In order to further our efforts to create an inclusive and fair workplace, we uphold the Americans with Disabilities Act and provide reasonable accommodations to employees with disabilities.

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