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Clean Air Associate

San Francisco CA

The ICCT is pleased to announce the opening of a new entry-level program associate position in its Clean Air Program and invites all eligible applicants to apply. This position provides an exciting new opportunity for a recent college graduate interested in international environmental and energy work to apply their project management, technical writing, and communication skills across multiple regions and activities. This position will provide much-needed support in areas where this program seeks to grow on zero emission urban fleets and on urban air pollution in megacities. The ideal candidate will be a recent college graduate with at minimum a bachelor’s degree, excellent writing skills with knowledge of environmental or energy topics, project management experience, written and/or spoken fluency in two languages, international education or travel experience, and demonstrated interest in solving our most pressing global health and environmental challenges. This full-time position based in our San Francisco office is best suited to someone with inventiveness, creativity, resourcefulness, and curiosity willing to work hard and learn fast.



Support research staff with the development of briefing papers, fact sheets, and blog posts; support data collection, literature review, data analysis, and other research activities;

Support the clean air lead and the communications director with the development and implementation of a new communications strategy, including an editorial calendar, drafts of blog posts and video scripts, and creation of an audience database;

Support the clean air lead and the development director with identification of new dedicated funding streams, including in emerging regions and on cross-cutting areas such as communications and a new fellowship/training program;

Support the clean air lead with project management, including team scheduling, deliverables tracking, event planning, project reporting, and budgeting.


Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university;

Written and/or oral fluency in English and at least one other language;

Demonstrated leadership experience, or experience managing teams;

Demonstrated experience collecting, analyzing and drawing conclusions from data;

Excellent writing and oral presentation skills; experience working in journalism or new media a plus;

International travel experience; coursework outside of the United States a plus;

Interdisciplinary coursework or research background on topics that can include energy, transportation, policy, climate change, public health, international development, economics, or related fields.


Position Details

The ICCT is a non-profit international research organization that supports the effective design and implementation of policies to address the impacts of the global transportation sector on climate change and public health. Our organization achieves this by providing high quality and timely data-driven research to public officials at all levels of government - city, state, national, regional and international - as well as to civil society and the media. The ICCT has offices in Washington, DC, San Francisco, Berlin, and Beijing. The ICCT is a mission-driven, egalitarian, and culturally diverse workplace where intelligence, flexibility, transparency and good humor are highly valued. This is a full-time position and is located in our San Francisco office. We offer a competitive salary plus an excellent benefits package, including group health, a 401(k) with 7% matching contribution, transportation subsidy, and other benefits. Learn more about us at http://www.theicct.org.



Please send your resume, a cover letter describing your interest, qualifications, salary expectations, a writing sample, and the names and contact information of three references (letters not necessary). Please include in your application any other materials that may demonstrate your qualifications for this position. Send your full application to jobs@theicct.org (subject: Clean Air Program Associate). Incomplete submissions or submissions with syntax or grammar errors will be given low priority. The position is open immediately and will remain open until the posting is removed from our website http://www.theicct.org/jobs. No calls and no recruiters please. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted June 10, 2019

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