The Council is searching for a talented Program Associate to support its efforts to advance the bipartisan Baker-Shultz Carbon Dividends Plan, a climate solution promoted by a broad coalition of energy, corporate, environmental and opinion leaders. The Program Associate will be based in the Council’s Washington D.C. office.
The Program Associate will assist with research, outreach, operational and administrative tasks. This dynamic role may involve work across departments, including corporate outreach, government relations, policy research, communications, and more.
Candidates should have strong communication, research, analytical and organizational skills. Bachelor’s degree required, and a relevant background in political science, economics, public policy or environmental science is preferred.
Applicants should start by familiarizing themselves with the programmatic and strategic vision of the Climate Leadership Council, including our recent TED Talk.
Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to [email protected]. The cover letter should explain why the applicant is interested in working for the Climate Leadership Council and how this opportunity fits into their career plans.
Americans for Carbon Dividends (AFCD), the sister advocacy organization of the Climate Leadership Council (CLC), is searching for a Vice President to help lead its congressional affairs. The Vice President will help build support for the Baker-Shultz Carbon Dividends Plan, a bipartisan climate solution backed by a broad coalition of energy, corporate, environmental and opinion leaders. This full-time position will be based in Washington, D.C., and reports to the Executive Vice President.
The Vice President will serve as AFCD’s primary liaison to congressional offices and will play a central role in designing and implementing the organization’s congressional strategy. The VP will coordinate closely with all facets of the campaign, including communications, public affairs and policy development. The VP will also work closely with the government affairs departments of CLC and AFCD member companies and organizations.
Candidates should have seven years or more professional experience, including time spent working in congressional offices and/or on congressional campaigns. Successful candidates must be strategic thinkers and demonstrate an understanding of the shifting dynamics of climate politics, particularly within the Republican party. Experience working on climate policy is a plus, though not necessarily required.
The Climate Leadership Council is a 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to promote the bipartisan Baker-Shultz Carbon Dividends Plan as the most popular, equitable, and politically viable climate solution. Americans for Carbon Dividends is an independent but coordinated 501(c)(4) organization, backed by energy sector leaders, that is dedicated to building support for the Baker-Shultz Plan.
Competitive salary and benefits package, based on experience. Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to [email protected].