Job Title: Government Affairs/Policy Manager
Reports to: Deputy Director of Policy, Green For All
Status: Full time, Exempt
Start Date: January 2021
Salary Range: $74k-$90k, depending on location
Dream Corps closes prison doors and opens doors of opportunity. We bring people together across racial, social, and partisan lines to create a future with freedom and dignity for all. We are working to build a future wherein "we the people" means all of us.
Green For All, a program of the Dream Corps, works at the intersection of environmental, economic, and racial justice movements to advance solutions to poverty and pollution. Our mission is to build an inclusive clean economy strong enough to lift people out of poverty.
Green For All seeks an experienced Government Affairs/Policy Manager to add to our growing team. This person will work under the Deputy Director of Policy to advance Green For All’s federal policy priorities, maintain strong working relationships with federal agencies, policymakers, allies, and other key stakeholders, and build our political power and influence in D.C. with members of both political parties.
Candidates should have prior Hill experience, strong written and verbal communications skills, politically savvy, working knowledge of climate and clean energy issues or labor and workforce issues as they pertain to the green sector, and a demonstrated commitment and passion for social justice.
The Government Affairs/Policy Manager will help win Green For All’s federal policy agenda across all areas, including equitable climate, clean energy, clean transportation, infrastructure, and jobs and workforce. Key responsibilities include conducting research and policy analysis, advocacy and direct lobbying, and working with partners and Congressional staff from both sides of the aisle to advance federal campaigns. The Government Affairs/Policy Manager will hold relationships with key government agencies, members of Congress, and the White House.
The Government Affairs/Policy Manager will report to the Deputy Director of Policy and collaborate with the Green For All National Director and Dream Corps core departments, such as development, engagement, and communications, in order to advance our goals and priorities.
PRIMARY ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Policy and Campaign Management:
EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS
We are especially interested in candidates who have direct Hill experience working to advance federal policy, have strong written and verbal communications skills, and a passion for bridging divides and bringing people together around a common cause. Candidates who have been personally impacted by climate disruption, environmental racism, and/or economic oppression; or have spent significant time living and working in communities impacted by these issues are strongly encouraged to apply. Other qualifications include:
More about the job
This full-time salaried position will work remotely in the Washington, D.C. area. Reliable access to an internet connection and willingness to spend significant time working from a computer will be necessary to perform this job. Some cross-country travel will be required post-COVID (currently all travel is paused).
In your cover letter, please tell us 1) Why you want to work with us 2) What kind of worker/employee/teammate you are, and 3) How your previous work or life experience prepared you for this role. Please do NOT retell us your resume in narrative form. Instead use your cover letter to tell us something we wouldn’t know from your resume.
Dream Corps is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and encourages applications from all qualified applicants regardless of race, sex, gender identity, age, disability, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran status or record of arrest or conviction. We are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and strive for a workforce that reflects the populations that we serve.
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