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Center for Climate and Energy Solutions

Nonprofit
11-50
3100 Clarendon Boulevard, Arlington, VA, USA

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Press Secretary

$65,000 - $85,000 yearly
Full time role
3100 Clarendon Boulevard, Arlington, VA, USA
Jun 16, 2022
Press Secretary The Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) seeks a Press Secretary to direct media engagement and execution of C2ES's communications strategy. Primary responsibilities include direct media engagement, production of talking points and media releases, and managing print interviews and tv and radio bookings. The Press Secretary will also support development of communications strategy, management of the C2ES website, social media strategy, execution of live and virtual events, and other activities promoting C2ES products and activities to engage policymakers, the business community, the energy and climate research community, other stakeholders, and the general public. Qualified applicants will have 3 or more years of communications experience, strong existing relationships with climate and energy media contacts, excellent written and verbal communications skills, and demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced environment. This position reports to the Director of Communications. Major Responsibilities: Maintain and develop relationships with climate and energy policy reporters and manage media inquiries for staff and background information Draft press releases and talking points for C2ES publication releases and interviews Develop relationships to facilitate regular radio and tv bookings for C2ES President and fellows and manage necessary media training Manage media lists and social media engagement with journalists Draft media plans for product and publication rollouts, including fact sheets and resources for journalists Maintain a catalog of issue-focused talking points to be deployed and updated as needed Coordinate background meetings with reporters and fellows or senior staff Collaborate to plan and execute in-person and virtual events Act as spokesperson for C2ES as necessary. Qualifications: Excellent written and oral skills. Maintains an active and extensive network of influential reporters and columnists in the fields of climate, energy, environment, economics, and financial institutions, working in in the United States and internationally. 3 or more years of work experience in the communications field, including extensive experience working with and pitching journalists with tier one outlets and trade publications. Ability to think critically and work collaboratively and/or independently as needed Proficiency in WordPress, Cision, Canva, Zoom Webinar, Adobe Creative Cloud suite, including InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Premiere Pro is preferred Willingness to learn and pitch in at all levels Undergraduate degree in communications, public policy, environmental studies, or a related field. Please submit cover letter, resume, and multiple writing samples Please submit 2-4 writing samples Preferred writing samples include articles, op-eds, blogs, newsletters, speeches, fact sheets, and other media materials Starting Date: As soon as possible Location : This position is based in Arlington, Virginia; near Washington, DC. Application Deadline : Rolling until position is filled. Salary : $65,000-85,000 annually, depending on background and experience. Status : This is a Full-time position. Benefits Offered: Health Insurance. C2ES covers 75% of the health insurance premiums. Dental Insurance. C2ES covers 100% of the total cost dental plan. Vision Insurance: Employee covers the total cost of this plan. LTD. FSA. Group Life insurance and Voluntary Life insurance. Leave Time: Employees enjoy a 3 weeks' vacation per year. Sick time: up to 10 days per year. Personal Leave: Up to Two personal leave days. FMLA Leave: Case by case is evaluated by the Supervisor and HR. Holidays: C2ES observes 12 holidays during the year. Additionally, the organization closes the last week of year. Flexible environment. About the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions: C2ES is an independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit organization working to forge practical solutions to climate change. Our mission is to accelerate the transition to a thriving and resilient low-carbon economy. We are widely recognized as an influential and pragmatic voice on climate issues, a trusted convener, and a credible source of expertise and analysis. We work closely with federal, state, and local policymakers, executives of Fortune 500 businesses, international climate negotiators, and a wide range of other stakeholders to advance strong policy and action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, promote clean energy, and strengthen resilience to climate impacts. We believe ambitious and effective climate policy is essential to a prosperous, sustainable, and equitable economy.

Business Engagement Coordinator

$60,000 - $75,000 yearly
Full time role
3100 Clarendon Boulevard, Arlington, VA, USA
Jun 16, 2022
The Business Engagement Coordinator will provide programmatic and administrative support to manage C2ES' Business Environmental Leadership Council and provide support to C2ES' business engagement within domestic and international policy programs. This position reports to the Vice President of Business Engagement and works with other program leads as needed. Major Responsibilities: Assist in managing relationships and day-to-day operations of C2ES' Business Environmental Leadership Council (BELC), including responding to member inquiries and requests; developing presentations and meeting materials; managing of member database; and, taking on other duties as assigned. Help organize events and coordinate speakers for the BELC to foster greater knowledge of policy and technology solutions. These events include several BELC meetings per year, bi-monthly policy briefings, workshops, webinars, conference panels, and in person public events, including domestic events and business-focused side-events at the annual COP meeting. Track and analyze BELC member climate targets and greenhouse gas emissions reduction efforts. Assist with recruitment of new members by researching and helping to engage prospective companies. Assist with retention of existing members by identifying opportunities to enhance value of BELC membership. Assist the Vice President for Business Engagement, other senior staff, and policy fellows in helping to develop and execute new programming relevant to BELC members to enhance cross-sector dialogue and learnings between leading companies on climate and create opportunities for business engagement on key policy and technology-related climate solutions. Work closely with the policy team to coordinate and track businesses' involvement in C2ES outreach to policymakers and any other cross-programmatic corporate engagement. Provide administrative and programmatic support to the Vice President of Business Engagement, as needed. Minimum Education and Experience: Approximately 2-3 years of work experience related to sustainable business and/or stakeholder engagement with businesses and/or energy/climate. Bachelors degree in business (preferably with coursework in sustainability), environmental or energy studies, economics, political science, or related field. Qualifications: Excellent relationship-management skills, including stakeholder outreach and engagement Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail Excellent skills in managing logistics and/or planning external-facing virtual and in-person events Strong analytical skills, including proficiency in compiling and analyzing publicly available data and deriving and presenting relevant insights. Broad familiarity with, and interest in, the nexus of business and sustainability/climate. Exposure to corporate climate commitments and companies' efforts to address their greenhouse gas emissions, and basic understanding of corporate greenhouse gas inventories and market-based programs to reduce emissions. Strong project management skills Takes initiative, entrepreneurial Ability to work collaboratively and independently, and enjoys working as part of a team Enjoys outward, customer-facing roles Ability to juggle multiple demands Willingness pitch in at all levels Some travel may be required This role is based in C2ES's office in Arlington, VA. Staff currently work in the office at least 3 days per week and work remotely approximately two days each week. Benefits Offered: Health Insurance. C2ES covers 75% of the health insurance premiums. Dental Insurance. C2ES covers 100% of the total cost dental plan. Vision Insurance: Employee covers the total cost of this plan. LTD. FSA. Group Life insurance and Voluntary Life insurance. Leave Time: Employees enjoy a 3 weeks' vacation per year. Sick time: up to 10 days per year. Personal Leave: Up to Two personal leave days. FMLA Leave: Case by case is evaluated by the Supervisor and HR. Holidays: C2ES observes 12 holidays during the year. Additionally, the organization closes the last week of year. Flexible environment. Full Time Salary employment. Salary Range from $60,000 - $75,000 Based on experience. "Please submit a cover letter, resume, and writing sample of your choice. We realize this requires an investment of your time and we appreciate your help in determining if we're a strong fit for one another."

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