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Deputy Director, Government Affairs and Organizational Program

Type

Full Time

Location

Washington, DC

Who We Are

Green 2.0 is a nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing racial and ethnic diversity among the leadership of mainstream environmental NGOs, foundations, and federal government agencies. By gathering and reporting upon objective hiring and retention data, Green 2.0 improves transparency and accountability and works to build an environmental movement that:

  • Is racially diverse;
  • Integrates equity and justice into all aspects of its work; and
  • Is positioned to win environmental battles and produce equitable environmental outcomes for those most impacted, especially people and communities of color.
    Please learn more about how Green 2.0 moves the environmental movement toward increased opportunities for people of color at diversegreen.org.

What We Need

As we build alliances with policymakers who share our vision, Green 2.0 is adding a full-time deputy director to support the executive director in our programmatic efforts. The ideal candidate will have hands-on expertise with and contextual knowledge of federal policy, a mind for strategy and critical thinking, and the desire to learn about the environmental movement landscape, along with a high degree of initiative, attention to detail, and intellectual engagement with relevant subject matter.

Responsibilities

● Research: Creating, implementing, and monitoring strategic and tactical communications plans and public relations strategies.
● Writing and Content Development: Drafting letters, congressional testimony, and other written materials; transcribing/copy-editing, and distributing minutes, notes, action items, and reports.
● Internal Engagement: Engaging directly with internal teams; contributing to strategy and counsel; participating in on-site facilitation of training and workshops.
● External Engagement/Event Management: Assisting in the planning, coordination, and staffing of meetings, convenings, conferences, and panels, including venue logistics, registrations, marketing and outreach, attendee and speaker communications, on-site support, and vendor management.
● Fellows Management: Overseeing a successful fellowship program that provides early-career professionals with experience and mentorship.
● Other duties as assigned.

Requirements

● Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.
● Extensive experience on Capitol Hill a must.
● Residence in Washington, D.C. or close environs is essential.
● Strong proficiency with internet research, Google Docs and Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint required; professional experience with social media applications and web content management systems a plus.
● Ability to develop communications and advocacy strategies.
● A collaborative and relationship-building mindset. Must be able to proactively identify potential challenges/conflicts and communicate with team members with a problem-solving approach.
● Strong writing, layout and editing skills; experience with desktop publishing tools.
● Strong oral and written communication skills are a non-negotiable requirement. Candidates must have the demonstrable ability to quickly produce clear, compelling written copy, and to communicate professionally and diplomatically with a wide range of staff, partners and stakeholders.
● Ability to thrive and manage shifting priorities under tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
● Demonstrable project and time management skills across multiple assignments with many moving parts.
● Prior event coordination experience preferred.

Compensation

$85-95,000 commensurate with experience, plus benefits.

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