Sunday, January 3, 2016

Union of Concerned Scientists Hiring a Policy Analyst, Washington DC

The Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS), a leading science-based advocacy organization working for a healthy planet and safer world, and a prestigious diversity company member of, is hiring a Policy Analyst, Washington DC.

Job Overview and Responsibilities
  • Position will focus on both federal and Northeast regional policy opportunities
  • Full-time position
  • Some specific responsibilities include
    • Design, conduct, and supervise technology and policy analysis to support advocacy efforts.
    • Manage the creation, production, and release of public facing products aimed at influencing key decision makers, informing UCS members and the general public, and achieving positive policy outcomes.
    • Participate in the development of UCS policy positions, prepare regulatory and legislative comments and testimony, and develop and recommend policy proposals.
Job Qualifications (among others)
  • Requires a working knowledge of transportation and climate policy and strong quantitative and analytical skills.
  • The position also requires knowledge of effective issue campaign development and understanding of the policy process, including advocacy techniques and legislative strategy.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with technical experts and other professionals as well as with policymakers and the public is strongly preferred.
Job Benefits
  • Excellent benefits and a rewarding work environment
For more details about this job and to apply for it, click on this link.

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