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Research and Policy Associate

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The Climate Mobilization | Brooklyn, NY
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The Climate Mobilization


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Published 5 months ago

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A few hours per week

Time Commitment: 5-8 hours a week

DESCRIPTION

The Research & Policy Team’s mission is to drive TCM’s contribution to the climate movement as a thought leader by developing ambitious solutions to the climate emergency, as well to provide research support for TCM’s organizing and policy campaigns. Most research projects are centered around climate policy analysis/development and political economy, although the team also handles ad hoc research requests as they arise.

We are looking for highly skilled researchers with a passionate to fighting the climate emergency through an all-hands-on-deck approach. While government or activist research experience is preferred, those will all research and policy backgrounds can contribute to the team. Researchers often work directly with organizers and activists, and the work of the Research and Policy team plays a significant role in shaping the content and structure of climate bills brought before city councils and state legislatures, as well as major TCM publications.

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with and support TCM Director of Research and Publications and  Director of Policy and Strategy, additional TCM staff, local organizers, and other Research and Policy team volunteers through regular emails and calls
  • Complete assigned research and writing tasks within the Climate Mobilization and Climate Emergency verticals. Tasks include “one-off” assignments including policy briefs, blog posts, and data compilation, as well as long-term, collaborative research projects
  • Assist in the production of publication-level reports and other official TCM materials and resources 

Skills and Qualifications

  • Essential
  • Minimum time commitment of 5 hours/week
  • Bachelor’s degree in environmental policy, environmental science, geography, political science, economics, or a related subject
  • Strong written communication and critical thinking skills

  • Desired
  • Master’s degree in environmental policy, environmental science, geography, political science, economics, or a related subject
  • Experience with data analysis, communications, journalism, campaign strategy development, graphic design, and/or publication-level research and writing

Application requirements: resume or LinkedIn profile, writing sample

HOW TO APPLY:

If you are interested in learning more about this position, email enlist@climatemobilization.org. If you’d like to apply, please fill out our application form and someone will be in touch with you.


Time Commitment: 5-8 hours a week

DESCRIPTION

The Research & Policy Team’s mission is to drive TCM’s contribution to the climate movement as a thought leader by developing ambitious solutions to the climate emergency, as well to provide…

Details at a glance

  • Remote Possible

Location

Remote

275 9th Street, Suite 150387, Brooklyn, NY 11215

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