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Clean Water Advocate – Washington, DC

Organization: Earthjustice

Position Title: Clean Water Advocate

Location: Washington, DC

Hours & Compensation: Full-time.

Posted On: February 16, 2013

Organization Overview:

Earthjustice is the original environmental law organization, built on the belief that we all have a right to a healthy environment. We fight, using the power of the law to preserve, protect, and promote a healthier, more sustainable world for everyone. Through far-reaching, big-impact litigation, we ensure that those who jeopardize the health of the planet are held accountable to the law. We work tenaciously to preserve our natural heritage, safeguard our health, and promote a clean energy future.

Earthjustice has nine regional offices, an international program, and legislative policy and communications advocacy teams. We hire the best and brightest who share our passion for justice and a healthy environment for all people.

Description:

This position in Earthjustice’s Policy and Legislation Department provides legislative and administrative strategy development and implementation on clean water issue priorities for Earthjustice assigned by the Supervisor. We will be considering applicants with experience ranging from Associate to Senior level.

Responsibilities:

  • Development and implementation of legislative and administrative strategies relating to assigned issues.
  • Directly lobbies Congress and the Administration.
  • Tracks legislation relating to assigned issues.
  • Develops lobby and education materials.
  • Develops or assists in developing media strategies with Communications Department and conducts media outreach on assigned issues.
  • Tracks legislation and policy initiatives relating to assigned issues.
  • Perform policy and legislative analysis.
  • Represent Earthjustice in coalitions.
  • Represents Department on Earthjustice practice groups related to assigned issues.
  • Liaison with Earthjustice Litigators working on assigned issues.
  • Educate the Administration and Congress on key legal challenges and rulings.
  • Based on experience, serve as spokesperson for Earthjustice on assigned issues.

Qualifications:

  • Development and implementation of legislative and administrative strategies relating to assigned issues.
  • Directly lobbies Congress and the Administration.
  • Tracks legislation relating to assigned issues.
  • Develops lobby and education materials.
  • Develops or assists in developing media strategies with Communications Department and conducts media outreach on assigned issues.
  • Tracks legislation and policy initiatives relating to assigned issues.
  • Perform policy and legislative analysis.
  • Represent Earthjustice in coalitions.
  • Represents Department on Earthjustice practice groups related to assigned issues.
  • Liaison with Earthjustice Litigators working on assigned issues.
  • Educate the Administration and Congress on key legal challenges and rulings.
  • Based on experience, serve as spokesperson for Earthjustice on assigned issues.

How to Apply: Interested candidates should submit a resume along with cover letter to jobs@earthjustice.org. Please include “Clean Water Advocate” in the subject line. No telephone calls will be accepted.

Contact Information: 

Earth Justice, http://www.earthjustice.org

1625 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Suite 702, Washington, DC 20036

Job URL: http://www.earthjustice.org./about/jobs/29414/clean-water-advocate

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