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Job Locations US-DC-Washington | US-NY-New York | US-CA-San Francisco
Posted Date 4 days ago(2/3/2023 12:57 PM)
NRDC is a non-profit environmental advocacy 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 the rights of all people to clean air, clean water, and healthy communities. NRDC was founded in 1970 and our people helped write some of America's bedrock environmental laws, including the Clean Water Act and many of the implementing regulations. Today, our team of more than 700 lawyers, scientists, economists, policy advocates, communications experts, and others work across the United States and the globe from our offices in Bozeman, Montana; Chicago; New York; San Francisco; Santa Monica; Washington, D.C.; and Beijing.   NRDC is seeking a Senior Climate Science Advisor to work with the Science Office team in our Washington, D.C.,  New York, or San Francisco offices.   Position Summary   NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council) is one of the most effective and influential environmental organizations in the United States and around the world.   It is guided by the understanding that protecting the planet is about protecting people – our health, our communities, and our economy. At the core of its mission is a simple idea: A healthy environment should be a basic right for all of us – regardless of where we live, what we look like, or how we vote. And NRDC is relentless in its commitment to defending that right.    Today, the organization is working to achieve a vision of a more inclusive, sustainable, and prosperous world – one in which we are standing up for climate, nature, health, and equity.    To meet our most pressing environmental challenges, it is building and scaling solutions to fight climate change; protect endangered species and the wilderness; eliminate toxic chemicals in the air, food, and water; advance more sustainable cities; and engage millions of people in the movement for a healthier world.    NRDC’s unique approach combines the power of law, science, policy, and public engagement to create solutions for lasting change. On any given day, it takes polluters to court. It publishes ground-breaking scientific research. It advocates in city halls, statehouses, and government chambers. NRDC works alongside communities to make them healthier and more resilient. It activates public pressure to make government officials and corporations do the right thing. NRDC works across the globe, with a particular focus on the United States, China, and India. Today, this mix of strategies is more critical than ever before.    There is unprecedented urgency to act on climate change, as people across the world are increasingly suffering from its consequences – from record heat, drought, and wildfires to hurricanes and flooding. Recent scientific reports from the world’s leading experts tell us that we are in a “code red” for climate change, with a narrowing window to act before its worst impacts are unavoidable. We are also at risk of losing one million species to extinction if drastic efforts are not taken to address the destruction of our natural world. Finally, this is all taking place at a time when inequality between and within countries remains dire as COVID-19 continues to disrupt our lives and further entrench disparities. It is an all-hands-on-deck moment to tackle the climate, biodiversity, and inequality crises.    The challenges ahead are significant – but they are exactly the types of challenges NRDC was born to face. NRDC has played a key role in nearly every major environmental victory in the United States over the past 52 years. For more five decades, it has stood up to polluters and held our leaders accountable for what they do, or fail to do, to protect the environment and people’s health.    More recently, it was at the forefront of the green resistance to former president Trump – filing 136 lawsuits against his administration with an astonishing success rate of more than 90 percent. Just this past year, NRDC played a key role in helping to pass the Inflation Reduction Act—the strongest climate action in U.S. history. And through a robust city, state, and regional structure it is advancing climate solutions outside of Washington, helping to pass strong climate legislation even in Republican-led states like North Carolina. NRDC is targeting the primary source of climate pollution – the fossil fuel industry. It is expanding opportunities for nature-based climate solutions through improved agricultural practices and forest conservation. And it is growing and strengthening the movement, enlisting a new generation of younger and more diverse activists, and strengthening partnerships with communities on the frontline of environmental hazard and harm.    NRDC is an environmental powerhouse, and the past decade has marked enormous growth for NRDC, in its size, influence, and impact. In 2020, it had revenues of $213 million, net assets of $398 million, and the support of more than three million members and online activists joining in its fight to protect the planet. The organization now operates from the following hubs: Bozeman, Montana; Chicago; Los Angeles; New York City; San Francisco; Washington, D.C.; Beijing; and New Delhi. And it has a staff of more than 750 people, all of whom share the values that drive NRDC’s work: A high standard of excellence; a tenacious spirit; the unwavering pursuit of justice; a desire to learn, adapt, and innovate.; and a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.    As has always been the case, NRDC’s success is built in large part on its ability to adapt to changing circumstances and maximize opportunities for progress. Even in an unprecedented few years of the pandemic that challenged staff in unimaginable ways, both personally and professionally, the organization shifted to remote working without missing a beat – advancing its advocacy goals while meeting, and often surpassing, its fundraising targets.    As NRDC embarks on its next 50 years, it is poised to lead the movement for decades to come. It is charting the course for the transformational change we need to build a clean, healthy, just, and prosperous world for all people.     The institution’s continued success will require visionary and action-oriented senior leadership that harnesses the limitless talents of the organization and drives a global movement toward the progress we must achieve. In Manish Bapna, NRDC’s president and CEO, the organization benefits from leadership that is laser-focused on building partnerships and platforms for transformational change and delivering impact at scale. His proven track record in developing policies and programs to address the twin challenges of climate change and inequity helps NRDC achieve ambitious climate action.    For more information on NRDC, please visit: https://www.nrdc.org/.    Senior Climate Science Advisor Role Description    NRDC is looking for an experienced Senior Climate Science Advisor, with international experience, to be a chief advisor for NRDC’s climate policy and strategy and to help build NRDC’s external profile as a strategic contributor to the global climate agenda.    Reporting to the Chief Science Officer, the Senior Climate Science Advisor will lead the vision for climate science at NRDC and have strategic and operational responsibility for developing and honing NRDC’s climate agenda, strategy, and advocacy.     The Senior Climate Science Advisor will approach situations with a collaborative spirit and embrace solving complex and nuanced problems with a scientific, evidence- and equity-based approach. S/He will be a strategic thinker and relationship builder with excellent communications skills. They will be a distinguished climate scientist with strong credibility in the global scientific community.
Job ID
2023-5192
Job Locations US
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(1/20/2023 5:29 PM)
NRDC is a non-profit environmental advocacy 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 the rights of all people to clean air, clean water, and healthy communities. NRDC was founded in 1970 and our people helped write some of America's bedrock environmental laws, including the Clean Water Act and many of the implementing regulations. Today, our team of more than 700 lawyers, scientists, economists, policy advocates, communications experts, and others work across the United States and the globe from our offices in Bozeman, Montana; Chicago; New York; San Francisco; Santa Monica; Washington, D.C.; and Beijing.   NRDC is seeking a Managing Director Controller to work with the Finance and Accounting team in our any of our US offices. Position Summary Location: This role can be based in one of NRDC’s existing US offices in New York, Washington D.C., Chicago, Los Angeles, or San Francisco. NRDC operates in a hybrid office model. We offer NRDCers flexibility; we ask them to come into the office and spend meaningful time there in collaboration with their colleagues.   Reports to: Chief Financial Officer   Reports: Accounting team (Assistant Controller, Senior Director of Financial Reporting, and Accounts Receivable Manager, managing a total team of approximately 15)   The Controller will: - Be responsible for the oversight of all accounting and associated external and internal reporting activities, serving alongside the CFO as staff liaisons to the Audit Committee. - Supervise all day-to-day accounting operations, including functional responsibility over accounts payable, accounts receivable/revenue, payroll, tax, and the accounting aspects of investments, fixed assets, and grants administration. - Take a strategic approach to ensuring that NRDC has effective systems, processes, and procedures in place to support an effective internal control framework and facilitate the annual audit. - Contribute to enterprise risk management and efficient business processes. - Lead and evolve the accounting team as a strategic, client-focused, innovative, and responsive function. - Work closely with Finance, program and/or functional unit leaders and their staff, not only to educate them regarding accounting procedures, but also to explore how the Accounting and Finance Department, as a unit, can strategically support their priorities and operations through effective collaboration and financial program reporting.
Job ID
2023-5188
Job Locations US-IL-Chicago | US-NY-New York
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(1/18/2023 3:39 PM)
The Schneider Fellowships were created for current Stanford students or recent graduates to promote the awareness of environmental issues resulting from our past and present energy use. The Fellowship program supports the efforts of non-governmental organizations, such as the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), that are chosen based on their efforts to identify and solve the challenges of developing a more equitable and sustainable energy future. NRDC is a non-profit international environmental advocacy organization with 3.1 million members and online activists. They use law, policy, and science to protect the planet's wildlife and wild places and to ensure the rights of all people to clean air, clean water, and healthy communities. NRDC was founded in 1970 and now has a staff of more than 700 lawyers, scientists, economists, policy advocates, communications experts, and others working across the United States and internationally from offices in New York; Washington, D.C.; Chicago; Santa Monica; San Francisco; Bozeman, Montana; and Beijing. The Climate and Clean Energy Program focuses on fighting climate change by designing equitable policies with community partners to cut carbon pollution and expand the contribution of energy efficiency and renewable energy to ensure clean, reliable, and affordable energy services that a healthy and sustainable economy needs. NRDC is currently looking for passionate individuals who are willing to learn; want to take advantage of a rich, interdisciplinary work environment; and can bring their unique skills and perspective to help develop smart and equitable environmental policies. 
Job ID
2023-5185
Job Locations US-NY-New York | US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 5 days ago(2/2/2023 2:40 PM)
NRDC is a non-profit environmental advocacy 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 the rights of all people to clean air, clean water, and healthy communities. NRDC was founded in 1970 and our people helped write some of America's bedrock environmental laws, including the Clean Water Act and many of the implementing regulations. Today, our team of more than 700 lawyers, scientists, economists, policy advocates, communications experts, and others work across the United States and the globe from our offices in Bozeman, Montana; Chicago; New York; San Francisco; Santa Monica; Washington, D.C.; and Beijing.   NRDC is seeking an Email Developer to work with the Digital Advocacy & Fundraising team in the Communications department in our New York, NY or Washington, D.C. office. Position Summary NRDC is seeking an Email Developer to support the production needs of the organization’s high volume digital advocacy and fundraising team within the Communications Department. The position, within the Digital Advocacy and Fundraising team, will work with campaign managers on that team, as well as with the Campaigns team, to produce and implement NRDC’s high-volume email and online engagement program. Primary responsibilities include the production of emails and advocacy and fundraising forms using our eCRM system: Salesforce/Marketing Cloud with Springboard. Prefer candidates based in New York or Washington, D.C.
Job ID
2023-5183
Job Locations US
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/25/2023 3:12 PM)
NRDC is a non-profit environmental advocacy 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 the rights of all people to clean air, clean water, and healthy communities. NRDC was founded in 1970 and our people helped write some of America's bedrock environmental laws, including the Clean Water Act and many of the implementing regulations. Today, our team of more than 700 lawyers, scientists, economists, policy advocates, communications experts, and others work across the United States and the globe from our offices in Bozeman, Montana; Chicago; New York; San Francisco; Santa Monica; Washington, D.C.; and Beijing.   NRDC is seeking an Office of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Coordinator to work with the ODEI team in any of our US-based offices (Bozeman, Montana; Chicago; New York; San Francisco; Santa Monica; Washington, D.C.).   Position Summary The Office of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (ODEI) Coordinator will work closely with the Chief People & DEI Officer, the Managing Director, DEI Managers, and advisors to assist in the administration of DEI related programs, relationships, and communications.  They will serve as a liaison to Communications, Human Resources (HR), and other key stakeholders to make sure NRDCers are aware of and engaged in ODEI’s strategy and initiatives. This role will help effectively position the office’s programs and services to ensure a positive, motivating employee experience.  The ODEI Coordinator will assist with key priorities such as project management for events and related programming, managing, and maintaining ODEI’s databases and SharePoint site, and coordinating ODEI related communications in the ODEI channels.
Job ID
2022-5101
Job Locations US-Any City | US-GA-Atlanta | US-NC-Charlotte | US-FL-Orlando
Posted Date 1 month ago(1/9/2023 2:29 PM)
NRDC is a non-profit environmental advocacy 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 the rights of all people to clean air, clean water, and healthy communities. NRDC was founded in 1970 and our people helped write some of America's bedrock environmental laws, including the Clean Water Act and many of the implementing regulations. Today, our team of more than 700 lawyers, scientists, economists, policy advocates, communications experts, and others work across the United States and the globe from our offices in Bozeman, Montana; Chicago; New York; San Francisco; Santa Monica; Washington, D.C.; and Beijing.   NRDC is seeking a Southeast Mobility Choices Advocate to work with the Healthy People, Thriving Communities team, remote in the Southeast, with a preference for North Carolina or Georgia   Position Summary The Southeast Mobility Choices Advocate will lead NRDC’s work to advocate and create low-carbon, equitable transportation choices in the Southeastern United States, with a particular focus on partnerships and policy opportunities in North Carolina and Georgia. With a once in a generation opportunity presented by implementation of the federal Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) transportation funds over the next several years, the Southeast Mobility Choices Advocate will work to demystify the process of federal funds flowing to community infrastructure in southeast priority states, with a particular focus on watchdogging the work of state Departments of Transportation. The Advocate will build coalitions to pressure state agencies to prioritize equitable, transparent processes for allocating the state’s IIJA funds, and help to build capacity within other organizations to engage and shape outcomes and investment portfolios by sharing briefings and trainings on state transportation planning and programming processes. This position joins the Resilient Communities’ Transportation team, and works as part of a matrixed team including place-based advocates; an Equity, Networks and Partnerships team;a Center of Excellence that includes Buildings and Renewable Energy teams in addition to the Transportation team; and a National Policy team.
Job ID
2022-5087
Job Locations US
Posted Date 2 months ago(12/1/2022 2:44 PM)
NRDC is a non-profit environmental advocacy 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 the rights of all people to clean air, clean water, and healthy communities. NRDC was founded in 1970 and our people helped write some of America's bedrock environmental laws, including the Clean Water Act and many of the implementing regulations. Today, our team of more than 700 lawyers, scientists, economists, policy advocates, communications experts, and others work across the United States and the globe from our offices in Bozeman, Montana; Chicago; New York; San Francisco; Santa Monica; Washington, D.C.; and Beijing.   NRDC is seeking a Managing Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion to work with the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion team in one of our NRDC offices.   Position Summary NRDC is seeking an experienced Managing Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion to assess NRDC’s current diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) framework and lead the design and execution of a strategic plan to scale and optimize the impact of NRDC’s internal DEI efforts across all of its policies, procedures, and activities.   NRDC is committed to infusing the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion into its work and workplace because aligns with our core values and it enriches the work environment and enhances its effectiveness as an advocate for the safeguarding of our earth, and environmental justice. NRDC is looking for a Managing Director to enhance and expand the good work we’ve done thus far to ensure that policies and processes across the organization are fully aligned with DEI principles and values. The Managing Director will be a Direct Report to the Chief People and DEI Officer and will lead a team of DEI professionals deployed across NRDC to impact internal practices, educate managers and employees and drive deep institutional change.   This is an excellent opportunity for a dynamic expert in the DEI field who is a motivational leader with significant experience leading large-scale culture change. The Managing Director will be an exceptional strategist, communicator, and facilitator who can champion the vision, execute the roadmap, and hold individuals accountable, at all levels, to successfully advance and achieve NRDCs audacious goals around DEI. The Managing Director will work in close partnership with the Chief People & DEI Officer and will lead and have the support of a team of DEI professionals to champion equity, diversity, inclusion and belonging organization wide. Further to that, this leader will be expected to partner with and leverage the resources and expertise of our Environmental Equity and Justice Center. A unique opportunity that NRDC has to make strides and impact internally as well as externally through a coherent strategy that marries our internal and external DEI-related conversations and goals. The successful candidates will demonstrate a genuine alignment with the values of NRDC and seek to apply their experience and passion to help embed diversity, equity and inclusion practices and principles in the people, strategy, and structures that NRDC uses to advance its mission.
Job ID
2022-5084
Job Locations US-NY-New York
Posted Date 2 months ago(12/16/2022 5:01 PM)
NRDC is a non-profit environmental advocacy 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 the rights of all people to clean air, clean water, and healthy communities. NRDC was founded in 1970 and our people helped write some of America's bedrock environmental laws, including the Clean Water Act and many of the implementing regulations. Today, our team of more than 700 lawyers, scientists, economists, policy advocates, communications experts, and others work across the United States and the globe from our offices in Bozeman, Montana; Chicago; New York; San Francisco; Santa Monica; Washington, D.C.; and Beijing.   NRDC is seeking a Workplace Strategy Associate to work with the Workplace Strategy team in our New York office.  Please note that our offices are open and we are operating in a hybrid model, and this position will require presence in the New York office 2 - 3 days a week.    Position Summary NRDC is seeking a Workplace Strategy Associate based in the New York office to provide administrative support to the Workplace Strategy team, who manages day to day operations, renovation projects, maintains NRDC's commitment to a more sustainable business operation and provides a high level of customer service to our team members and visitors. 
Job ID
2022-5083
Job Locations US-NY-New York | US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 3 months ago(11/18/2022 3:00 PM)
NRDC is a non-profit environmental advocacy 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 the rights of all people to clean air, clean water, and healthy communities. NRDC was founded in 1970 and our people helped write some of America's bedrock environmental laws, including the Clean Water Act and many of the implementing regulations. Today, our team of more than 700 lawyers, scientists, economists, policy advocates, communications experts, and others work across the United States and the globe from our offices in Bozeman, Montana; Chicago; New York; San Francisco; Santa Monica; Washington, D.C.; and Beijing.   NRDC is seeking a Fossil Fuels Policy Advocate to work with the Nature team in our Washington, D.C. or New York City office.   Position Summary NRDC is seeking a fossil fuels policy advocate to advance NRDC’s goal of creating a world free from fossil fuels. The advocate will be a leader in advancing NRDC’s fossil fuel advocacy. The advocate will specifically help lead NRDC campaigns seeking to end fossil fuel development on federal lands and in federal offshore waters. The advocate will engage with key agencies and senior administration leadership, including at the Interior Department and the White House, and with Congress to advance the adoption of progressive regulatory reforms that would reduce fossil fuel development on the federal lands and offshore. The advocate will also engage with staff across the organization and with key partners and coalitions.
Job ID
2022-5066
Job Locations US-NY-New York | US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 1 day ago(2/6/2023 2:13 PM)
NRDC is a non-profit environmental advocacy 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 the rights of all people to clean air, clean water, and healthy communities. NRDC was founded in 1970 and our people helped write some of America's bedrock environmental laws, including the Clean Water Act and many of the implementing regulations. Today, our team of more than 700 lawyers, scientists, economists, policy advocates, communications experts, and others work across the United States and the globe from our offices in Bozeman, Montana; Chicago; New York; San Francisco; Santa Monica; Washington, D.C.; and Beijing.   NRDC is seeking a Director, Internal Communications Content & Employee Engagement to work with the Communications team in our New York or Washington D.C. office.   Position Summary NRDC is seeking a Director, Internal Communications Content & Engagement to play a critical role in the strategic development and execution of all internal communications and employee engagement programs with an aim to build internal understanding of NRDC’s mission, strategy, culture, and values. NRDC is evolving as an organization and workplace, and communications is the key to success. This position actively supports and drives change management efforts and the advancement of NRDC culture through organization-wide employee communications across a variety of platforms (e.g. intranet, email, in-person gatherings). They will also keep the pulse on internal sentiment and issues and consistently and clearly message leadership’s priorities into the organization through all employee communications. This role is highly tactical and requires strong project management and follow-through capacity. The successful candidate will be forward-thinking and possess good judgement and discretion around the nuances of communications considerations across different situations and stakeholder groups. NRDC is actively focused on creating a culture of dignity and belonging, so we are seeking a Director who will help the Communications team drive forward NRDC’s internal communications and employee engagement strategy embedded with those values.  This role will report to the Communications team’s Managing Director, Content & Operations, and will work closely with the President’s Office team.
Job ID
2022-5065
Job Locations US-NY-New York | US-DC-Washington | US-CA-Santa Monica
Posted Date 3 months ago(11/7/2022 5:21 PM)
The Schneider Fellowships were created for current students at Stanford University to promote the awareness of environmental issues resulting from our past and present energy use. The Fellowship program supports the efforts of non-governmental organizations, such as the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), that are chosen based on their efforts to identify and solve the challenges of developing a more equitable and sustainable energy future. NRDC is a non-profit international environmental advocacy organization with 3.1 million members and online activists. They use law, policy, and science to protect the planet's wildlife and wild places and to ensure the rights of all people to clean air, clean water, and healthy communities. NRDC was founded in 1970 and now has a staff of more than 700 lawyers, scientists, economists, policy advocates, communications experts, and others working across the United States and internationally from offices in New York; Washington, D.C.; Chicago; Santa Monica; San Francisco; Bozeman, Montana; and Beijing.
Job ID
2022-5064
Job Locations US-DC-Washington | US
Posted Date 3 months ago(10/28/2022 8:12 AM)
NRDC is a non-profit environmental advocacy 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 the rights of all people to clean air, clean water, and healthy communities. NRDC was founded in 1970 and our people helped write some of America's bedrock environmental laws, including the Clean Water Act and many of the implementing regulations. Today, our team of more than 700 lawyers, scientists, economists, policy advocates, communications experts, and others work across the United States and the globe from our offices in Bozeman, Montana; Chicago; New York; San Francisco; Santa Monica; Washington, D.C.; and Beijing.   NRDC is seeking a India Clean Energy Senior Advocate to work with the India-International team in our  Washington D.C. office.   Position Summary   NRDC is seeking a Senior Advocate on Clean Energy and Transportation to join the India team in our Washington, DC office. The Senior Advocate will provide technical, policy, research, and program management support to fulfil NRDC’s mission in India. The Senior Advocate will be a part of NRDC's India Program and coordinate with experts, partners, and stakeholders in India. This position will work on supporting India’s climate goals on clean energy and clean transportation, as well as building global awareness of the research, analysis, and impact of NRDC’s work in India.
Job ID
2022-5051
Job Locations US-CA-San Francisco | US-CA-Santa Monica
Posted Date 3 months ago(10/24/2022 5:30 PM)
NRDC is a non-profit environmental advocacy 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 the rights of all people to clean air, clean water, and healthy communities. NRDC was founded in 1970 and our people helped write some of America's bedrock environmental laws, including the Clean Water Act and many of the implementing regulations. Today, our team of more than 700 lawyers, scientists, economists, policy advocates, communications experts, and others work across the United States and the globe from our offices in Bozeman, Montana; Chicago; New York; San Francisco; Santa Monica; Washington, D.C.; and Beijing.    NRDC is seeking a Media Assistant to work with the Communications team in our San Francisco or Santa Monica office.     Position Summary  We are looking for a detail-oriented multitasker with excellent written and verbal communication skills to provide administrative, media outreach and research support. It’s a fast-paced team and environment, so the ideal candidate will be able to work under pressure, exercise independent judgment and prioritize when faced with overlapping tasks and deadlines. The job includes communicating externally with members of the press and internally with departments throughout the organization. Media duties include but are not limited to: pitching reporters on stories, maintaining press lists, doing research, copy-editing, as well as occasional writing and assisting with media strategy. Administrative tasks include but are not limited to: processing invoices and expense reports, handling budget accounting, arranging meetings and travel. Experience with journalism, media, social media and/or public relations desired. 
Job ID
2022-5044
Job Locations US-DC-Washington | US-CA-San Francisco | US
Posted Date 3 months ago(10/25/2022 12:29 PM)
NRDC is a non-profit environmental advocacy 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 the rights of all people to clean air, clean water, and healthy communities. NRDC was founded in 1970 and our people helped write some of America's bedrock environmental laws, including the Clean Water Act and many of the implementing regulations. Today, our team of more than 700 lawyers, scientists, economists, policy advocates, communications experts, and others work across the United States and the globe from our offices in Bozeman, Montana; Chicago; New York; San Francisco; Santa Monica; Washington, D.C.; and Beijing.   NRDC is seeking a Staff Scientist to work with the Nature team in one of our US-based offices, with Washington D.C. and San Francisco being the preferred offices.   Position Summary NRDC is seeking an early career staff scientist to work collaboratively on the ongoing development of NRDC’s Climate Test, an innovative scientific tool designed to assess the compatibility of individual energy projects with climate goals, in the agency decision-making context and beyond. The scientist, in collaboration with current resident science staff, will be responsible for expanding development and application of our existing methodology to assess the consistency of particular projects, actions, and policies with climate goals; and to publicly advance the application of that tool in various government and public contexts. The scientist will need to be able to serve as a specialist in the climate test tool and will assist current lead staff in the continuing refinement of the test, expanding its application into other arenas, as appropriate, including, e.g., existing fossil fuel projects, renewable energy projects, and non-energy projects.   Additionally, the scientist will assist the Nature team with climate and energy systems analysis, working cross-programmatically as appropriate. They will deploy multidisciplinary scientific expertise and methods to a diverse array of subject matter.   The scientist will engage in extensive communication concerning their research and analysis both internally and externally. They will collaborate with NGO, academic, and community partners as appropriate, and present analytic concepts and results to scientists, policymakers, and the public. The position may be based in any NRDC office, with a preference for Washington, DC or San Francisco, CA.
Job ID
2022-5041
Job Locations US-CA-San Francisco | US-DC-Washington | US-IL-Chicago | US-CA-Santa Monica | US-MT-Bozeman | US-Any City
Posted Date 3 months ago(10/27/2022 1:39 PM)
NRDC is a non-profit environmental advocacy 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 the rights of all people to clean air, clean water, and healthy communities. NRDC was founded in 1970 and our people helped write some of America's bedrock environmental laws, including the Clean Water Act and many of the implementing regulations. Today, our team of more than 700 lawyers, scientists, economists, policy advocates, communications experts, and others work across the United States and the globe from our offices in Bozeman, Montana; Chicago; New York; San Francisco; Santa Monica; Washington, D.C.; and Beijing.    NRDC is seeking a Forest Advocate to work with the Land team in our San Francisco, Washington DC, Chicago, or satellite office.    Position Summary  NRDC is seeking a Forest Protection Advocate to work with coalitions, the media, affected communities, and decision-makers to safeguard the biological, climate, and traditional Indigenous values of North American forests. The advocate’s time will be split evenly between two forest conservation campaigns, one to save mature stands and trees in U.S. federal forests, and the other to combat bioenergy threats to hardwood bottomlands in the Southeast U.S. and the boreal forests in Canada.   
Job ID
2022-5039
Job Locations US-CA-Santa Monica
Posted Date 3 months ago(11/2/2022 4:25 PM)
NRDC is a non-profit environmental advocacy 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 the rights of all people to clean air, clean water, and healthy communities. NRDC was founded in 1970 and our people helped write some of America's bedrock environmental laws, including the Clean Water Act and many of the implementing regulations. Today, our team of more than 700 lawyers, scientists, economists, policy advocates, communications experts, and others work across the United States and the globe from our offices in Bozeman, Montana; Chicago; New York; San Francisco; Santa Monica; Washington, D.C.; and Beijing.    NRDC is seeking a Strategic Communications Manager to work with the Communications team in our Santa Monica office.     Position Summary  NRDC is seeking a Strategic Communications Manager to focus on California environmental and advocacy issues representing the Santa Monica office on our media team. The Strategic Communications Manager will develop proactive communications plans, messaging strategy and press materials that achieve media results, support advocacy goals and promote NRDC’s experts as leaders in local, regional and national environmental policy, litigation, and advocacy space. This individual must possess a strong work ethic and commitment to NRDC’s core values and mission. S/he will identify and work with local, national and sometimes international media outlets and cultivate relationships with reporters, bloggers, editors and other media professionals to publicize and communicate NRDC’s strategic priorities. The Strategic Communications Manager will also coordinate closely with various coalitions to advance NRDC’s work.
Job ID
2022-5033
Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
Posted Date 4 months ago(10/14/2022 11:33 AM)
NRDC is a non-profit environmental advocacy 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 the rights of all people to clean air, clean water, and healthy communities. NRDC was founded in 1970 and our people helped write some of America's bedrock environmental laws, including the Clean Water Act and many of the implementing regulations. Today, our team of more than 700 lawyers, scientists, economists, policy advocates, communications experts, and others work across the United States and the globe from our offices in Bozeman, Montana; Chicago; New York; San Francisco; Santa Monica; Washington, D.C.; and Beijing.    NRDC is seeking a Midwest Clean Vehicles Advocateto work with the Clean Vehicles & Fuels team in our Chicagooffice.    Position Summary  The transportation sector is the largest source of greenhouse gas emissions in the United States and a major source of health-harming pollution. Accelerating the transition to a zero-emission transportation future in an equitable manner is a key strategy to reduce climate pollution and improve air quality, to improve affordability for people and businesses, and to enhance good jobs and the economy.    The Midwest is poised for progress on climate action and the transition to clean transportation. In 2021, Illinois passed a landmark climate law that is one of the most ambitious and equitable clean energy policies in the nation. The Midwest also has a once-in-a-generation opportunity to strategically invest federal funds from the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) and Inflation Reduction Act to facilitate the clean energy transition, in particular on clean vehicles and EV charging infrastructure.      The Midwest Clean Vehicles Advocate will leverage these opportunities and build on recent progress by managing and coordinating NRDC’s advocacy on clean transportation policy and campaigns. More specifically, the Advocate will be responsible for engaging with the NRDC team and external partners on state-level clean car and clean truck rules to equitably transition the Midwest to clean, electric vehicles; on policies to accelerate EV charging infrastructure deployment; and to secure the investments needed for the transition. The advocate will have an initial focus on Illinois and Michigan with the potential to expand engagement in other NRDC priority states in the Midwest.     A successful candidate for this position will have:  - A passion for equity-centered climate and clean energy advocacy;  - Experience working collaboratively and in a team-based setting with a range of diverse partners;  - Interest developing and advocating for clean energy policies with state and local officials, the executive branch and agencies;  - The ability to represent NRDC in the media and other public forums with credibility and enthusiasm; and   - A willingness and ability to travel throughout the Midwest and elsewhere.
Job ID
2022-5031
Job Locations US-CA-Santa Monica
Posted Date 4 months ago(10/20/2022 5:38 PM)
NRDC is a non-profit environmental advocacy 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 the rights of all people to clean air, clean water, and healthy communities. NRDC was founded in 1970 and our people helped write some of America's bedrock environmental laws, including the Clean Water Act and many of the implementing regulations. Today, our team of more than 700 lawyers, scientists, economists, policy advocates, communications experts, and others work across the United States and the globe from our offices in Bozeman, Montana; Chicago; New York; San Francisco; Santa Monica; Washington, D.C.; and Beijing.    NRDC is seeking an Environmental Justice Attorneyto work with the Environment, Equity & Justice Centerteam in our Santa Monicaoffice.    Position Summary   The Environment, Equity & Justice Center (EEJC) is a team of approximately 15 lawyers, policy advocates, scientists, program assistants, and other staff who work to address the persistent and connected threats of environmental inequality, racial injustice, and socioeconomic insecurity. Our work is rooted in partnerships with frontline groups to advance community-driven solutions, to help build power in communities most harmed by inequities, and to push for long-lasting change. Ultimately, our work aims to foster a stronger, more equitable environmental movement, and a more just world.    The Attorney will collaborate with the EEJC team to advance community-driven solutions and environmental justice by utilizing a broad range of legal and non-legal tools across geographies. In the near-term, the Attorney will be focused on addressing the environmental justice impacts of the freight transportation system, working in close partnership with coalitions and frontline groups in Southern California. 
Job ID
2022-5030
Job Locations US-NY-New York | US-CA-San Francisco | US-CA-Santa Monica | US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 4 months ago(10/13/2022 4:34 PM)
NRDC is a non-profit environmental advocacy 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 the rights of all people to clean air, clean water, and healthy communities. NRDC was founded in 1970 and our people helped write some of America's bedrock environmental laws, including the Clean Water Act and many of the implementing regulations. Today, our team of more than 700 lawyers, scientists, economists, policy advocates, communications experts, and others work across the United States and the globe from our offices in Bozeman, Montana; Chicago; New York; San Francisco; Santa Monica; Washington, D.C.; and Beijing.   NRDC is seeking a Director of Video, Multimedia to work with the Communications team in our New York, San Francisco, Santa Monica, or Washington, D.C. office.   Position Summary This is a hands-on position for experienced professionals. We’re looking for a proven visual storyteller who can oversee the visual direction of all videos produced by the organization, generate impactful and resonant story ideas, and manage a small team of video editors, freelance producers, animators, and shoot crews. This candidate needs to be a collaborative team player who can respond to strategy and story direction coming from multiple places throughout the organization, providing appropriate creative for the audience and distribution channel.   This visual leader must be able to produce strong video content utilizing a range of techniques and visual styles. Knowledge of NRDC’s core missions is required and the successful candidate must have a broad knowledge and curiosity about environmental issues.   The successful candidate must have the necessary skills to produce, edit, and shoot video content. They can tailor videos for success on social media and can also develop powerful, emotionally resonant narrative arcs for medium-length videos (1 to 8 minutes). This position isn’t strictly limited to video production, though, and the successful candidate will be able to art direct animations and produce still photography shoots as needed. This individual should have experience developing budgets, in addition to hiring freelance production crews, directors of photography, and video editors.   The ideal candidate is a detail-oriented creative and a highly collaborative team-player. Strong communication skills are essential. A dedication to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion—in both interpersonal interactions and within visual storytelling—is a must.   This position reports directly to the Multimedia Director.
Job ID
2022-5029
Job Locations US-CA-Santa Monica
Posted Date 4 months ago(10/12/2022 12:59 PM)
NRDC is a non-profit environmental advocacy 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 the rights of all people to clean air, clean water, and healthy communities. NRDC was founded in 1970 and our people helped write some of America's bedrock environmental laws, including the Clean Water Act and many of the implementing regulations. Today, our team of more than 700 lawyers, scientists, economists, policy advocates, communications experts, and others work across the United States and the globe from our offices in Bozeman, Montana; Chicago; New York; San Francisco; Santa Monica; Washington, D.C.; and Beijing.   The NRDC Action Fund is an affiliated but separate 501(c)(4) organization from the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) with an annual budget of over $20,000,000. The NRDC Action Fund’s mission is to build political support in the United States for protecting the planet and its people. We mobilize influential constituencies, experts, community leaders, and others to advocate for clean air and water, public health, biodiversity, and a stable climate. We support candidates who stand up for environmental protection, and we expose those who side with polluters rather than the public good.   NRDC is seeking a Climate Task Force Senior Operations Manager to work with the Center for Policy Advocacy and NRDC Action Fund teams in our Santa Monica, CA office. Position Summary The Climate Task Force (CTF) Senior Operations Manager will provide administrative and logistical support for a new, Los-Angeles-based grasstops advocacy group that will serve to advance the local, state, and federal climate policy goals of NRDC and the NRDC Action Fund. The Senior Operations Manager will manage member communications, meeting and event planning, development of materials, expenses, and coordination with relevant NRDC programs and staff in order to leverage the group’s collective access to the political and business leaders whose partnership and support are critical to climate action. This position will report to NRDC’s Climate Task Force Program Director.
Job ID
2022-5027

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