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Project Advocate - Canada Project

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Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

3-4 yrs required

Location

Washington, DC

Date Last Verified

Oct 13,2017

Posted on

Jul 29,2017
Practice Area
Environmental and Land Use >> Environmental and Land Use
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Project Advocate - Canada Project Responsibilities: Research and writing on a variety of boreal forest issues including wildlife conservation policy, climate, indigenous rights and the forestry industry; Provide outreach to policy makers, industry leaders and other stakeholders in Canada and the United States; Share and advocate for policy solutions that address unsustainable industrial practices in Canada’s boreal forest; Be responsible for the production of blogs, fact sheets, issue papers, and other written material; Represent before NGO partners and First Nations allies; Represent positions before media and leading policymakers; Support priorities on energy, dirty fuels development and climate in Canada.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required; Masters or Law degree in environmental law/policy or another relevant field preferred; 3 - 4 years work/intern experience in a relevant and/or related field; GIS knowledge is preferred; Demonstrated advocacy skills; Robust interpersonal skills to interact with leading decision-makers in government, other non-profits, business community; Excellent written and verbal communication skills; Ability to participate on teams that work collaboratively toward shared outcomes across programs and organizations; Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to handle multiple work streams; a high degree of proficiency with Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, and Outlook. Proficiency in French is preferred.

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Job ID: 2017-3682

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