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Feb 24 / BARD CEP

Government Affairs Policy Analyst, Environmental Working Group – Washington, DC

Organization: Environmental Working Group

Position Title: Government Affairs Policy Analyst

Location: Washington, DC

Application Deadline: Position open until filled

Description: The Environmental Working Group (EWG), an environmental research and advocacy organization with offices in Washington, DC; Ames, IA; and Los Angeles and Oakland CA, seeks a one-year temporary legislative policy analyst position to support EWG’s research and advocacy efforts related to toxic chemical pollution and consumer protection from harmful products, including asbestos, and other signature toxic chemicals found in consumer products.


  • Develop and advocate policies to reform chemical safety laws, including laws related to asbestos, civil liability protections, consumer protection statutes, and harmful chemicals in consumer products.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with nongovernmental organizations advocating reform of federal chemical safety laws, including organizations working on asbestos-related policies, civil liability protections, consumer protection laws, and other harmful chemicals in consumer products.
  • Develop and disseminate materials in support of chemical safety reforms, including policies related to civil litigation protections, asbestos, toxic tort laws, and chemical pollution.
  • Represent EWG in coalitions and collaborations with other organizations and interests pursuing objectives that complement EWG’s objectives.


  • A strong commitment to advocacy to improve the environment and protect human health is essential.
  • Experience influencing the development and implementation of legislative and administrative policy is essential.
  • Substantial familiarity with chemical safety issues is a plus.
  • Experience working with and ongoing relationships with nongovernmental organizations, interest groups, and legislative and executive branch staff major plus.
  • Ability to work both independently and in collaboration with EWG research, communications, and government affairs staff in a fast-paced organization.
  • Excellent communications skills, including experience with print, broadcast, and new media, and strong written and interpersonal skills.

How to Apply: Please send cover letter and resume to

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