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Policy Associate — Washington, D.C.

In the ever-changing landscape of climate action and innovation, policy support is a fundamental stepping stone to large-scale carbon removal. CCR is seeking a talented and passionate Policy Associate to advance federal policy research and education priorities for the organization. This person will coordinate closely with CCR’s team of experts and program leads to identify and support policies that build momentum for carbon removal R&D and commercialization while improving local economies, creating jobs, and empowering climate advocates.

Qualifications

4+ years DC policy experience, preferably gained through prior work experience in relevant congressional and/or administrative offices.

Strong knowledge of environmental, energy, and/or agriculture legislation, budgets, and regulations.

Demonstrated ability to collaborate in a team environment and work with people and organizations of diverse backgrounds, experiences and cultures.

Able to function independently and comfortably support and respond to needs of staff members based in Pacific time zone.

Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Self-motivated, creative, organized, and committed to personal and organizational excellence