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Climate Power

$85,400 - $101,712 / year
Apply before: June 5, 2024
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  • Date posted
    May 6, 2024
  • Location
    Remote (US)
  • Salary
    $85,400 - $101,712 / year
  • Apply before
    June 5, 2024
  • Career Level

Job Description

Type of Position: Full-time, exempt, temporary

Team: Communications

Reports To: Managing Director, Communications

Salary Range: $85,400 – 101,712, based upon experience

Tier: Manager

Tier Description:

Work independently and manage work priorities with little guidance from manager; Project management cross teams and with external stakeholders; Requires independent decision-making and substantial experience in the work or issue area. May manage a program or campaign & manage daily workflow; Positions lead work in an area of specialization and require some expertise in the relevant area. First Level Management.

About Climate Power

Climate Power is an independent strategic communications and paid media operation focused on building the political will and public support for bold climate action. Founded by the Center for American Progress Action Fund, League of Conservation Voters, and Sierra Club, Climate Power integrates hard-hitting research, polling, state and national earned media, digital and paid media to influence the national conversation, embolden leaders to take immediate, bold climate action, and expose climate deniers and their oil and gas lobby allies.

Learn more about our organization and work here: Climate Power: Who We Are!

About This Role

Climate Power has an immediate opening for a Writer on its Communications team. This person will drive the successful execution of day-to-day and long-term writing projects and ensure that written materials within the department and across the organization are streamlined.

The ideal candidate will bring a proven track record of exceptional writing skills, project management and a passion for advancing our mission to combat climate change.

This position reports to the Managing Director of Communications.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Draft communications materials including press releases, polling memos, fact sheets and other desired written content quickly and on tight deadlines.

  • Review and edit all outbound communications materials for content, spelling, style, format and grammar.

  • Ensure that content is inclusive and accessible for diverse audiences, including adherence to best practices for cultural competency and accessibility.

  • Build and maintain a content calendar for outbound communications materials and coordinate with other teams across Climate Power.

  • Coordinate with Climate Power’s research team to perform research and fact-checking.

  • Provide guidance to other staff members on writing conventions and style.

  • Work with the Managing Director of Communications and the full team to write and edit communications materials.

Essential Qualifications

  • 5 years of relevant prior work experience in communications and editing.

  • 2 years of people and/or project management experience; demonstrated success in leading departments and diverse teams and managing complex projects.

  • Must be able to work independently, but also collaboratively with diverse groups of people, communities, and partners.

  • Strong organizational skills and a demonstrated ability to meet deadlines, manage competing priorities.

  • Adept at long-form and short-form writing.

  • Excellent grasp of grammar and spelling.

  • Proven research and fact-checking skills.

  • Proactive and energetic disposition.

  • A keen eye for detail and quality writing.

  • Organized and meticulous about their work.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Google Workplace.

  • If you do not meet all of the requirements and believe you are a good fit, we encourage you to apply, but be sure to uplift all experience that aligns with both our essential qualifications.

Location & Hours of Operations

  • Climate Power is a remote-first organization based in DC. This position can be located anywhere in the U.S., but must be able to work Monday – Friday 9 am – 6 pm EST, plus weekends and evenings as the work dictates.

$85,400 – $101,712 a year

Climate Power offers a competitive compensation package including experienced based salary (please ensure that all relevant experience is included on your resume) and comprehensive benefits, including the following:

Medical, Dental, and Vision insurances 100% paid for employee 50% for their dependents

Unlimited Paid Time off, including every other Friday and extended summer, fall, and winter breaks

401(k) with 5% match

Education Assistance, including student loan repayment program

Sabbatical Leave

Employee Assistance Program

Monthly Tech Allowance

Cell Phone Stipend

Work From Home Stipend, for home office furniture

Employee Wellness & Treat Yourself Funds

Our Hiring Timeline and Process

We are accepting applications on a rolling basis and will continue to interview until the position is filled (posting will remain up until position filled).

An ideal start date would be before or by May 30, 2024.

Our interview process generally involves 3 rounds of interviews, ranging in length from 30-60 minutes. All interviews will be conducted via Google Meets or Zoom. Successful candidates that move forward in the hiring process, may be invited to complete a skills assessment activity (for which they will receive compensation) and will undergo a vetting process, including reference and background check to ensure cultural and political alignment.

Climate Power is committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applications from all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, or sexual orientation.

Additionally, Climate Power is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, Climate Power will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations for the interview and hiring process.

If reasonable accommodation is needed in the interview process, please [email protected]. Requests for updates in the hiring/interview process or other solicitations, should not be sent to this email.