Climate Advocate

Department:
Advocacy
Salary Range:
$72,000-$84,000
Deadline:
September 14, 2021

Position Summary

Evergreen seeks a full-time Climate Advocate to help design and implement our Congressional and Administrative advocacy. This position will implement Evergreen's engagement with Capitol Hill and the Administration in support of our bold policy vision. The primary responsibilities will include working with the policy team to develop and advocate for policy products that dovetail with the clean energy standards, federal investments, and prioritization of environmental justice approaches to federal climate policy. The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal skills, knowledge of government, experience in legislation, policy research and analysis, a deep understanding of climate policy, and 3-5+ years experience working on federal climate policy or politics, ideally including Hill experience. 

Responsibilities and Tasks 

  • Develop and manage Evergreen’s strategic engagement and relationships with lawmakers in Congress and in the federal administration
  • Work alongside allied organizations to shape federal legislative and regulatory policy advocacy
  • Draft and execute multipurpose policy content and advocacy campaign plans in collaboration with our digital and communications teams
  • Research existing and new legislation as it relates to Evergreen policy priorities

Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Ability   

  • Experience working in government, non-profit, or campaign setting is preferred  
  • Excellent research and writing skills 
  • Demonstrated understanding of climate policy and the advocacy landscape
  • Ability to work independently, as well as within a team, under tight deadlines 
  • Highly organized and attentive to detail 
  • Self-motivated and able to handle multiple projects simultaneously and see them through to completion
  • Ability to work well with partner organizations
  • Government and/or Hill experience is preferred 

How to Apply

Please send a resume and cover letter to jobs@evergreenaction.com with “Climate Advocate” in the subject line. 

Compensation and Benefits

Salary: $72,000-$84,000 

Benefits: Comprehensive benefits package that includes 100% employer-paid health, dental, and vision insurance, 3% employer match retirement account and paid holidays, vacation, sick, and volunteer time off.

About Evergreen

Evergreen’s mission is to lead all-out mobilization of the federal government to defeat the climate crisis. The President and Congress must put bold climate action at the top of America’s agenda and create millions of jobs in a just and inclusive clean energy economy. We empower climate and community leaders, and advocate for policymakers to adopt the urgent climate and economic policies that science demands.

Hiring Statement

Evergreen is committed to attracting, developing and retaining exceptional people, and to creating a work environment that is dynamic, rewarding and enables each of us to realize our potential. Evergreen’s work environment is safe and open to all employees and partners, respecting the full spectrum of race, color, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, political affiliation, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and all other classifications protected by law in the locality and/or state in which you are working.