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Environmental and Land Use Attorney in San Francisco, CA

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Company name

Natural Resources Defense Council

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type


Practice Area

Environmental and Land Use

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required


USA San Francisco, CA

Date Last Verified

Apr 20,2018

Posted on

Oct 18,2017

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Program Advocate or Attorney The candidate will be responsible for: Conducting successful advocacy related to conservation of natural areas and wildlife in and offshore Alaska, preferably including legal advocacy; Coordinating with and enhancing the advocacy efforts of other groups working to conserve natural values and places in Alaska, including local and regional partners and Alaska Natives; Developing strong substantive expertise in scientific, technical, and legal issues relevant to Alaska conservation; Collaborating with and providing expertise and strategic assistance to staff in other projects and programs; Drafting briefing papers, formal comments, testimony, and other advocacy documents; Communicating effectively with media professionals about Alaska conservation issues; Contributing to public communications, including social media; Assisting with outreach to members, donors, and funders; Staffing leadership for high level meetings; and Contributing to making work more relevant to diverse communities and interest groups. Must have a law degree or advanced degree in the natural sciences and 3+ years’ professional experience related to federal policy advocacy (including time in a policy-related congressional or agency staff position), or a relevant bachelor’s degree and 5+ years’ such experience. Should have highly developed writing skills. Experience with Geographic Information Systems is desirable.

Additional info

Job ID: 2017-3743. Send resume and cover letter.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Natural Resources Defense Council
111 Sutter St.
20th floor
San Francisco, CA 94104
Phone: 800-889-4422