Policy Analyst

about 1 month ago
Full time role


Rewiring America

Washington D.C., DC, USA

Rewiring America is a growing nonprofit, working to launch a movement that electrifies everything, starting with our 121 million households. Through ...

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Job Description

With a clear vision, smart strategies, and significant and sustained financial support, Rewiring America is growing rapidly. As an Analyst on the Policy team you will support critical efforts to influence federal, state, and local policy initiatives. This role will support targeted research, coordinate initiatives and events with key internal/external partners, and engage across multiple strategic initiatives for the Rewiring Policy Team. You will be part of a team of policy analysts that will be flexible, working on different projects with different managers over time. This position reports to the Deputy Head of Policy.

This position is open until filled, and we are moving quickly to fill this position -- apply as soon as possible. Candidate review and phone screens begin immediately and will be conducted throughout the search period.

What You’ll do


  • Track upcoming regulatory and legislative actions that relate to/impact Rewiring’s mission
  • Conduct research and analysis to identify and develop specific policy initiatives at the federal, state and local levels (as priorities dictate) and the associated impacts
    • Activities may include identifying gaps and opportunities in existing policies, suggesting and assessing pathways to integrate or enhance electrification incentives, and evaluating potential impacts given current market landscapes
  • Support the strategic development of various pathways to bring policy initiatives to fruition
    • Activities may include drafting one pagers, fact sheets, memos; conducting analysis and communicating findings succinctly; supporting outreach campaigns; tracking support and feedback from stakeholders; and running logistics on various external campaigns (e.g., briefings, press conferences, etc.)
  • Monitor industry/commercial developments and market trends related to critical electrical/efficiency infrastructure (including software, hardware and services) and equitable electrification initiatives

Outreach and Coordination:

  • Coordinate engagement with internal teams and external partners around research needs, regulatory actions, and campaigns
  • Participate in regular touchpoints with specific partners and internal stakeholders
  • Support events and outreach activities
  • Take and keep notes on relevant meetings, including various coalition meetings
  • Manage/track key internal initiatives and deadlines for the Policy team
  • Maintain the Policy team’s internal organization of files


The incoming Policy Analyst will be driven by their belief in and commitment to Rewiring America’s values, vision, and mission. The successful candidate embraces the dynamism of doing big things and demonstrates humility, empathy, and an appetite for tackling ambitious goals. We are looking for an organized, driven, persistent and motivated individual.

We are looking for the following Core qualifications:


  • 2+ years of professional experience in a fast-paced setting (direct climate or energy policy experience preferred but not necessary) or advanced degree
  • Strong commitment to the mission, policies and goals of Rewiring America
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Exceptional analytical skills, including with calculations
  • Strong interest in climate, renewable energy, and/or building electrification
  • Familiarity with Microsoft and Google suite products


  • Highly organized, execution oriented, and excellent communicator
  • Ability to work cross-functionally across internal teams and with external partners
  • Comfort working in a fast-paced or entrepreneurial setting (e.g., law, banking, consulting, etc.)

Commitment to Racial Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

Rewiring America values diversity in all its forms and is committed to inclusive and transparent recruitment, hiring, and promotion processes. Candidates of diverse backgrounds and lived experience are strongly encouraged to apply. If you need a reasonable accommodation during the application or interview process, please email Christin Pelgrum at

Hiring Statement

Rewiring America is a project of Windward Fund, a 501(c)(3) public charity that incubates new and innovative public-interest projects and grant-making programs. Windward Fund is committed to attracting, developing, and retaining exceptional people, and to creating a work environment that is dynamic, rewarding, and enables each of us to realize our potential. Windward Fund ‘s work environment is safe and open to all employees and partners, respecting the full spectrum of race, color, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, political affiliation, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and all other classifications protected by law in the locality and/or state in which you are working.

Covid-19 Statement

To center the safety and well-being of its employees, Windward Fund requires that any employee who is required to conduct in-person activities for their job must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 within four weeks of their start date. This position may require candidates to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Accommodations may be sought and approved in accordance with the law by contacting human resources at


The salary range for this position is $65,000 - 90,000, commensurate with experience. Rewiring America also offers a very generous and competitive benefits package, including 100% employer-paid health, dental, and vision insurance, up to 6% employer match on 401k contributions, pre-tax transportation benefits, paid holidays, vacation, sick, and volunteer time off, and access to professional development resources. This position is remote.

Rewiring America

Washington D.C., DC, USA

Rewiring America is a growing nonprofit, working to launch a movement that electrifies everything, starting with our 121 million households. Through ...

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