The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is the nation's most effective environmental action organization. We use law, science and the support of 3.1 million members and online activists to protect the planet's wildlife and wild places and to ensure a safe and healthy environment for all living things. NRDC was founded in 1970 and our staff helped write some of America's bedrock environmental laws, including the Clean Water Act, and many of the implementing regulations; our water enforcement cases played a major role shaping current water policy throughout the country. Today, our staff of more than 500 lawyers, scientists, economists, policy and communications experts, and others, work out of offices in New York, Washington, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Bozeman, Montana, and Beijing.
This is a term limited position expected to last through 12/31/2020.
NRDC is seeking a Director of City Strategy and Engagement with the American Cities Climate Challenge (ACCC) in the Healthy People and Thriving Communities program. The ACCC is an unprecedented opportunity for 20 ambitious cities to significantly deepen and accelerate their efforts to tackle climate change and promote a sustainable future for their residents. The Director of City Strategy and Engagement provides leadership and oversight, builds and maintains key relationships and leverages opportunities to bring senior and mayoral level decision-making to bear on project policy and program objectives. This role has senior strategic and leadership responsibilities and serves as a critical point of coordination and information sharing between different elements of the ACCC. They will have management oversight of all city engagement managers.
Learn more about the ACCC at: https://www.bloomberg.org/program/environment/climatechallenge/
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