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Associate Political Director

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Climate Power
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Washington, DC
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Published 10 days ago

Climate Power has an immediate opening for an Associate Political Director, to help develop and implement Climate Power’s political strategy. 

Climate Power is an independent strategic communications and paid media operation focused on building the political will and public support for bold climate action. Founded by the Center for American Progress Action Fund, League of Conservation Voters, and Sierra Club, Climate Power integrates hard-hitting research, polling, state and national earned media, digital and paid media to influence the national conversation, embolden leaders to take immediate, bold climate action, and expose climate deniers and their oil and gas lobby allies.

Responsibilities

  • Work with the Political Director to develop and implement Climate Power’s political strategies, including building new relationships and maintaining and growing partnerships with existing partners.
  • Lead Climate Power’s engagement with all state Advisory Board members, and develop outreach plans to constantly expand partnerships in 10 states.
  • Develop strategies to engage with the Hill and maintain and grow relationships with staff. 
  • Work with partners to disseminate our messaging, research, digital content, storytelling videos, and collaborate on special projects. 
  • Develop strategic plans with Political Director and Campaigns colleagues; and work closely with Communications and other teams to provide feedback and day-to-day support on projects.

Requirements & Qualifications

  • At least five years of political experience, including issue advocacy and/or electoral experience.
  • Experience working with partners and allied organizations and coalitions. Experience working with climate and environmental groups preferred. 
  • Experience working on the Hill or with members of Congress on legislative advocacy efforts preferred.
  • Ability to build consensus and resolve conflicts.
  • Very strong communications and presentation skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced campaign environment with unpredictable hours in high-pressure situations.
  • Strong strategic campaign and writing skills.

This full time exempt position reports to Climate Power’s Political Director. 

 

Climate Power is a fiscally sponsored project of Resources Legacy Fund (RLF) and Fund for a Better Future (FBF). RLF and FBF are equal opportunity employers and welcome applications from all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, or sexual orientation.

 

Pay for this position is commensurate with experience and responsibilities. The salary range for this position starts at $96,000. We offer a comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental, vision insurance, 401(k) plan, and generous paid time off.

Climate Power has an immediate opening for an Associate Political Director, to help develop and implement Climate Power’s political strategy. 

Climate Power is an independent strategic communications and paid media operation focused on…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
Washington, DC, USA

How to Apply

To apply, complete the application at this link: https://jobs.lever.co/climatepower/f8cd57e4-ee7f-42cb-8684-4c737ddc4c44

To apply, complete the application at this link: https://jobs.lever.co/climatepower/f8cd57e4-ee7f-42cb-8684-4c737ddc4c44

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