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Climate Power - Associate, En Acción

Climate Power

Climate Power

Washington, DC, USA
Posted on Wednesday, March 15, 2023
***First Round Interviews for this position have begun. Additional resumes will be reviewed only on an as-needed basis.***
About Climate Power
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.
Climate Power En Acción, formerly the Latino Engagement team, is tasked with creating awareness of the importance of transitioning to a green economy in the Latino community as an essential step to combat climate change.
About This Role
Climate Power has an immediate opening for an Associate to help the En Acción team implement the organization’s strategic communications work to drive a national narrative around the importance of climate and clean energy investments, sell the benefits of climate action in key communities, and block efforts to dismantle climate progress.
***First Round Interviews for this position have begun. Additional resumes will be reviewed only on an as-needed basis.***

Primary Responsibilities

  • Develop materials: Support writing basic press materials such as press releases, advisories, and pitches.
  • Media Relations: Support press and surrogate outreach for Latino and Spanish-speaking media. Develop and maintain Latino/Spanish press lists and mail chimp lists. Help coordinate interviews and supporting materials.
  • Team collaboration: Help to coordinate the delivery of En Acción products with other teams at Climate Power.
  • Translations: Work on English to Spanish translations as needed. Translate materials in a culturally competent manner.
  • Social content: Work with Climate Power digital team translating and creating Latino/Spanish social content. Support following Latino/Spanish political-climate influencers and political media, and suggest retweets to social.
  • Metrics: Help the En Acción team track internal and external products and media hits on a weekly basis.
  • Administrative tasks: Schedule calls, meetings, and calendar for Deputy Executive Director and Managing Director for En Acción.
  • Additional responsibilities may be assigned as need and capacity dictate.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • 1 year of relevant prior work experience: communications, campaigns, electoral work, administrative, and/or research, preferred.
  • Must be bi-lingual - fluent in Spanish.
  • Excellent research and writing skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and a demonstrated ability to meet deadlines, manage competing priorities.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Google Workplace.
We offer a comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental, vision insurance, 401(k) plan, student loan repayment assistance, and generous paid time off.
Climate Power is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, or sexual orientation.
***First Round Interviews for this position have begun. Additional resumes will be reviewed only on an as-needed basis.***