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Environmental Law & Policy Center. |
|Job Type:||Full Time|
|Experience Required:||2-3 years|
|State/Province:||IL - Illinois|
The Environmental Law and Policy Center (ELPC) seeks to hire a dedicated Clean Energy Finance Analyst with 3+ years of post-graduate experience for a full-time position in our Chicago office. Candidates should have an M.B.A., Masters in Economics, or M.P.P. with strong quantification skills. This finance-policy analyst will principally work with ELPC’s experienced public interest attorneys and overall clean energy advocacy team to: (1) Advance energy efficiency and renewable energy solutions to meet energy needs in the regional power markets and help to solve global warming pollution problems; (2) Conduct economic and financial analysis on energy efficiency and renewable energy solutions; (3) Design, analyze and implement state-based and federal energy efficiency and renewable energy standards in key Midwest and Great Plains states and on national opportunities.
ORGANIZATION: ELPC is the Midwest’s leading public interest environmental legal advocacy and eco-business innovation organization, and among the nation’s leaders. We develop and lead successful strategic environmental advocacy campaigns to improve environmental quality and protect our natural heritage. We are public interest environmental entrepreneurs who engage in creative business deal making with diverse interests to put into practice our belief that environmental progress and economic development can be achieved together. ELPC’s multidisciplinary staff of 45 talented public interest attorneys, environmental business specialists, policy advocates, and communications specialists brings a strong and effective combination of skills to solve environmental problems and improve the quality of life in our communities. ELPC’s headquarters is in Chicago, along with offices in Columbus, OH, Des Moines, IA, Jamestown, ND, Minneapolis, MN, Madison, WI, Sioux Falls, SD, and Washington D.C. ELPC started in 1993 and has an annual budget of $6.5 million. Please see www.elpc.org.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Economic analysis of energy efficiency and renewable energy programs, and of economic, job creation, business and environmental impacts of state and federal energy policies. The position includes a wide range of responsibilities including financial and economic growth analysis, drafting reports, and submitting expert testimony in administrative proceedings and before legislative forums. Work includes participation in stakeholder working groups and other public policy advocacy efforts, teaming with multidisciplinary ELPC Energy Project team including public interest attorneys, policy advocates, M.B.A.s, communications specialists, and organizers.
QUALIFICATIONS: M.B.A., M.P.P. (quantitative) or Masters in Economics, with at least three years of post-graduate professional experience and policy-technical knowledge in the energy field. Strong background in financial and economic analysis. Substantive knowledge of renewable energy and energy efficiency policy, and energy economics. Strong academic record and excellent speaking, writing, and analytical skills. Able to be effective in multi-party stakeholder processes. An inspired and demonstrated commitment to public interest advocacy and the ability to work productively as a member of a team of skilled professionals is required.
SALARY: Commensurate with experience and with ELPC’s salary structure that is competitive with other large public interest environmental organizations. Excellent benefits provided.
APPLICATION PROCESS: Applicants should send a cover letter, resume and professional references by regular mail or email to: Robert Kelter, Environmental Law & Policy Center, 35 East Wacker Drive, Suite 1600, Chicago, IL 60601, or Email: email@example.com. Telephone inquiries are discouraged. The Environmental Law & PolicyCenter is an equal opportunity employer and is continually seeking to diversify its staff.