FT job - Berkeley, CA - Union of Concerned Scientists - California Climate Campaign Director
COMPANY: Union of Concerned Scientists, ucsusa.org
JOB TITLE: California Climate Campaign Director - Under the direction of the Climate Program Director, and in close coordination with relevant Program, California and Federal Climate Campaign staff, develop, lead, and manage UCS efforts to advance climate policy in California and the western region.
LOCATION: Berkeley, CA
REQUIREMENTS: The Union of Concerned Scientists, a leading science-based nonprofit working for a healthy environment and a safer world, seeks a dynamic leader with high-level knowledge of climate change policy, politics, science and economics; strong ability to understand the role of technical analyses and advocacy in shaping public opinion and policy debates; excellent public and media relations capabilities; a demonstrated ability to work and interact effectively in teams; exceptional oral and written communication skills; and the leadership ability needed to effectively manage an action-oriented campaign and multidisciplinary team.
Work requires a strong background in climate change policy and/or research, at least five years of progressively responsible related experience, including communicating climate policy and/or science to non-specialists and leveraging scientific and technical expertise to support economy-wide and sectoral climate policies. Supervisory and/or team leadership experience along with budget and project management experience is essential.
CONTACT: For a complete job description, contact Eric Misbach at emisbach@.... To submit an application, forward cover letter, resume and salary history to cajobs@... and include “CA Climate Campaign Director” in the subject line. E-mail application by Word documents only.