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Plastics Accountability Associate/Attorney (Remote)

Remote, Work must be performed anywhere in United States

Details

Job Type:Full Time
Start Date:August 30, 2024
Application Deadline:August 9, 2024
Education:4-Year Degree Required
Experience Level:Mid-level
Salary:USD $81,425 - $94,996 / year

Description

Overview

The Center for Climate Integrity (CCI) seeks a Plastics Accountability Associate/Attorney to support the organization’s mission to hold fossil fuel and petrochemical companies accountable for their long-standing deception (particularly on the recyclability of plastics) and the resulting harms.


The ideal candidate for this position will have 2-5 years of experience as a campaigner or lawyer working on environmental, plastics and/or corporate accountability issues, excellent legal research and analysis skills, and the ability to build relationships and collaborate across disciplines. Reporting directly to a CCI Managing Attorney, the Plastics Accountability Associate/Attorney will provide strategic, legal and outreach support on a range of issues relevant to plastics accountability and related campaigns. This position will also build and maintain relationships within the legal community and with other key stakeholders, educating them on the plastics industry’s past and present acts of fraud and deception.


The Center for Climate Integrity is an all-remote organization.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement an outreach strategy to educate members of the legal community, state and local elected officials, community leaders, and advocacy groups on the plastics industry’s deceptive conduct regarding plastic recycling;
  • Develop legal and advocacy tools and resources needed to effectively hold petrochemical companies accountable;
  • Assist in the development of programs and events that educate lawyers, elected officials, and the general public about plastics accountability;
  • Build and maintain relationships with relevant partner organizations, coalitions, communities, and other interested stakeholders;
  • Monitor and analyze ongoing plastics litigation and the broader corporate accountability landscape in the U.S.; and
  • Conduct independent legal and policy research, as needed.

 

Requirements:

  • 2-5 years working on environmental, plastics, and/or corporate accountability advocacy campaigns as a lawyer is preferred; 
  • B.A. or B.S. in related field is required, J.D. degree from an ABA-accredited law school is preferred;
  • Familiarity with state and local government decision-making, public affairs and/or issue advocacy;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills as well as public speaking skills;
  • Experience working independently and with a diverse range of people and groups;
  • Excellent writing and presentation skills for a variety of audiences, including lawyers, elected officials, and the general public;
  • Ability to conduct independent legal and policy research; and
  • A flexible approach to work with a willingness to travel, as needed.

 

About the Center for Climate Integrity 

Founded in 2017, our mission is to empower communities and elected officials with the knowledge and tools they need to hold oil and gas corporations accountable for decades of lying about the harm caused by their products.  Through strategic campaigns, communications, and legal support, we ensure that the fossil fuel industry pays its fair share of the massive costs of climate and plastic waste damages. Learn more at  climateintegrity.org.  


Technology Requirements 

CCI is an all-remote organization, and candidates will need to arrange for some of their own infrastructure and tools. A laptop computer and cell phone will be provided, but the selected candidate will be required to have access to: 

  • Workspace 
  • Reliable internet connection 


Compensation and Benefits 

  • CCI salaries are based on the organization’s job classification system. The classification system consists of salary ranges which are updated annually based on market data. 
  • CCI offers a competitive, comprehensive benefits package, including paid time off, full medical, dental, and vision insurance, 401k with matching, and opportunities for professional development. 


Conditions of Employment 

  • All applicants must be authorized to work in the United States. New hires must complete an I-9 Form on the first day of employment verifying their identity and employment authorization.  
  • CCI does not sponsor applicants for work visas. 
  • Completion of a background check and reference check is a precondition for employment. 


Equal Opportunity Employer 

CCI is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender  identity, national origin, veteran or disability status. People of color, members of the LGBTQ community, and women and non-binary people are strongly encouraged to apply.


For optimal consideration, please apply by July 30, 2024.

Overview

The Center for Climate Integrity (CCI) seeks a Plastics Accountability Associate/Attorney to support the organization’s mission to hold fossil fuel and petrochemical companies accountable for their long-standing deception…

Benefits

  • CCI offers a competitive, comprehensive benefits package, including paid time off, full medical, dental, and vision insurance, 401k with matching, and opportunities for professional development. 
  • CCI is an all-remote organization.


  • CCI offers a competitive, comprehensive benefits package, including paid time off, full medical, dental, and vision insurance, 401k with matching, and opportunities for…

Level of Language Proficiency

English

English

Location

Remote
Work must be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
1201 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20036, USA
Suite 600

How to Apply

To apply, submit a cover letter and a resume here.

To apply, submit a cover letter and a resume here.

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