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Climate Power - Associate, States

Climate Power

Climate Power

Washington, DC, USA
Posted on Friday, March 17, 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.
About This Role
Climate Power has an immediate opening for a States Associate to help the States team implement the organization's 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 in states across the country, with a focus on Arizona, Nevada, Michigan, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, and Georgia.
***First Round Interviews for this position have begun. Additional resumes will be reviewed only on an as-needed basis.***

Primary Responsibilities

  • Program support: Support and monitor the State team’s activities, collaborating with the Communications, Research, and Digital teams. Help track activities across states that are initiated by the Climate Power team and/or in-state partners.
  • Support team meetings & events: Work with States team to plan substantive events, briefings, and meetings with progressive organizations, advocacy groups, and other stakeholders in key states.
  • State partner engagement: Work with the team to disseminate our messaging, research, digital content, and other materials to instate partners. Support project coordination with external partners, state advisory board members, and other allies.
  • State Advisory Board engagement: Work with the States team to schedule State Advisory Board calls and send regular emails to State Advisory Boards with organization updates.
  • Develop materials: Support writing team materials, including partner emails, and internal reports. Work with communications consultants on translating national materials for state use.
  • Team collaboration: Help to coordinate information on the States program across other teams at Climate Power, including for funder reports.
  • Administrative tasks: Schedule calls, meetings, and calendar for Deputy Executive Director, Campaigns and States Managing Director.
  • Additional responsibilities may be assigned as need and capacity dictate.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • 1 year of relevant prior work experience ideally in issue advocacy or political organizations/campaigns; interest in the intersection between national and state advocacy/campaign work.
  • Excellent writing ability, communications, and presentation 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.***