The position: Clean air/energy specialist for Environmental Defense Fund
Location: Austin, Texas
Job duties: Helps build, develop and grow strategic coalitions vital to project success. Works with other staff members to design innovative regulatory, voluntary, legislative, contractual or technical solutions. Helps develop and execute communications and advocacy strategies. Serves as local spokesperson and represents EDF at meetings and on relevant committees.
The company: Environmental Defense Fund is a nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting environmental rights of all people, including access to clean air and water.
Requirements: Requires an advanced degree in environmental science, environmental policy or public policy. (Qualifying experience may be considered in place of an advanced degree.) Must have at least two years of experience in environmental management, energy policy or a related field. Demonstrated advocacy skills and organizing experience preferred.
Extra perks: EDF offers nine paid holidays a year, tuition reimbursement, fitness benefits and adoption assistance.
Interesting info: EDF hosts an annual retreat where employees gather in a natural setting to connect and exchange ideas. The retreat includes outdoor activities along with fun social events.
Other opportunities: EDF also needs a senior vice president of communications, a fisheries stock scientist, a communications manager and a Web managing editor.
How to apply: Apply online.
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