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The Natural Resources Defense Council
MISSION AND PHILOSOPHY
The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is a non-profit national environmental advocacy organization with more than 1.3 million members and online activists. NRDC has offices in New York, Washington, D.C., San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago, Livingston, Montana, and Beijing. NRDC's staff of more than 400 people includes attorneys, scientists, policy analysts and advocates working to protect the environment and public health through advocacy and education.
NRDC works on a broad range of issues as it pursues its mission to safeguard the Earth; its people, its plants and animals, and the natural systems on which all life depends. As an institution, NRDC has six main priorities: Curbing Global Warming and Creating the Clean Energy Future, Reviving the World's Oceans, Defending Endangered Wildlife and Wild Places, Protecting Our Health by Preventing Pollution, Ensuring Safe and Sufficient Water, and Fostering Sustainable Communities.
NRDC has an unparalleled arsenal of core capacities that allows the organization to attack an issue from every angle and with maximum force. NRDC's effectiveness stems from that fact that it fights battles on many fronts at once. By taking a comprehensive, yet focused approach, NRDC gets results. These critical capacities include:
Founded nearly 42 years ago, NRDC is ranked #9 on the NonProfit Times 50 Best Nonprofits to Work for 2012.
SUMMARY DESCRIPTION OF THE POSITION
The Associate Director of Policy Advocacy will serve as chief deputy to the Director of Policy Advocacy. In this capacity s/he will assist the Director of Policy Advocacy on various institutional matters, serve as liaison to NRDC's program and communications staff, interface with NRDC's executive leadership, provide budget guidance, and offer issue campaign advice for NRDC's strategic priorities.
The Associate Director of Policy Advocacy will be expected to:
Management Duties and Responsibilities:
Programmatic Duties and Responsibilities:
The Associate Director, Policy Advocacy should have the following experience and qualifications:
NRDC offers competitive salaries, excellent benefits, and a dynamic work environment and is committed to workplace diversity. Salary is based on a nonprofit scale and commensurate with experience. NRDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
To learn more about the Natural Resources Defense Council, please visit:
To apply for the position, please submit a substantive cover letter and current resume by Friday, August 3, 2012 to:
Lauren I. Gumbs