Are you passionate about stopping pollution and fighting for climate justice? Do you want to implement policy solutions to limit harm to communities most impacted by oil and gas pollution? If you’re eager to ensure that frontline community voices are represented in key state legislative and regulatory spaces, then this position may be right for you.
Reporting to the Policy Director and working in close collaboration with Earthworks field and communications teams, the Senior Manager for State Legislative and Regulatory Affairs will be responsible for implementing advocacy strategies to secure adoption and implementation of oil, gas and climate policies in Pennsylvania, New Mexico, Colorado and Texas.
This work will focus on the creation of high impact strategies, managing advocacy efforts, engaging policymakers, assisting with policy development, supporting community allies, and collaborating with internal and external partners, with an emphasis on improving outcomes for communities disproportionately harmed by oil and gas pollution.
This person will join a small policy team and become an essential part of advancing Earthworks’ policy agenda before state legislatures, state regulators, Governors, allied organizations, and the public.
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This is a full time, permanent position. The salary for this position is competitive for small to medium non-profits, ranging from $83,000 – $88,000 per year depending on experience. Benefits include full health and dental coverage for the employee and their partner/family (plus a partially employer funded HSA), paid vacation, and a retirement plan with an employer match, after one year. Additionally, after 7 years, staff are eligible for a 3 month, fully paid sabbatical.
Location for this position is remote, but preference will be given to Pennsylvania, New Mexico, Colorado or Texas. Some travel will be required when air travel and in-person meetings can safely resume as public health conditions permit. Earthworks has flexible work from home policies. Earthworks’ COVID-19 policies prioritize the health and safety of our employees and the need to minimize the public health threat from COVID-19.
Earthworks requires all those hired to provide proof of full vaccination (vaccination and booster) against COVID-19. New hires who have disabilities that make the vaccine medically inadvisable or those who have a sincere religious belief that the vaccine is impermissible may request an accommodation by contacting Lezlie Griffin, Director of Talent and Equity, at email@example.com. Accommodation will be provided only as required by applicable law.
Earthworks is a non-profit organization headquartered in Washington, DC, with 40 employees across 17 states and DC. We work to protect communities and the environment from the adverse impacts of mining and energy development while seeking sustainable solutions. We support frontline communities, reform government policies, improve corporate practices, influence investment decisions, and encourage responsible materials sourcing and consumption. We seek to ensure that communities’ voices and concerns are heard in the corridors of power, from the nation’s capital to state houses and legislatures.
Earthworks is committed to challenging and dismantling systemic oppression. Earthworks’ Board and staff understand that promoting diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) both within and beyond Earthworks is critical to carrying out our mission to protect communities and the environment from the adverse impacts of resource extraction. We understand that our commitment to DEI means a dedication to constant learning and improvement.
Earthworks welcomes applications from diverse candidates and is an equal-opportunity employer. Earthworks evaluates employees and applicants for employment on merit, competence, and qualifications and does not tolerate discrimination.