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    The Climate Reality Project, a nonprofit organization founded by former US Vice President Al Gore, is dedicated to leading a global cultural movement demanding immediate action on the climate crisis by using cutting-edge communications and grassroots strategies to educate the public about the urgency and solvability of the climate crisis.

    JOBS
    Director of Digital Communications
    Director of Diversity and Justice Initiatives
    Director of Information Systems and Technology
    Communications Manager-Engagement
    Community Manager
    Energy Associate
    People and Human Resources Assistant
    Regional Organizer – Petrochemicals and Pollution
    Youth Engagement Program Coordinator  

    INTERNSHIPS
    Advancement Fundraising Internship
    CSN Intern
    Digital Communications Intern
    Engagement Support Team Intern
    Graphic Design Intern
    Special Projects Intern
    Strategic Partnerships Support Intern


    Jobs

    Director of Digital Communications

    Department: Communications/Digital
    Reports To: Senior Vice President, Communications and Digital Strategy
    Direct Reports: This position manages other positions
    Salary: $120,000 - $130,000                                                                                                                                                          

    The Climate Reality Project, a nonprofit organization founded by former US Vice President Al Gore, is dedicated to leading a global movement demanding immediate action on the climate crisis by using cutting-edge communications and grassroots strategies to educate the public about the urgency and solvability of the climate crisis and to activate the public to support actions that address the climate crisis.

    Digital communication is a core component of this effort.  Every day, we share stories, messages, and actions that bring home the urgency of the crisis and inspire people everywhere to take action.

    Our Washington, DC office is presently closed due to the COVID-19 health emergency.  Therefore, we will accept remote applicants who work/reside in the following states:

    CA, CO, DC, FL, GA, IL, MD, ME, NC, NY, OR, PA, TN, and VA.  Relocating to Washington, DC will be required when our Washington, DC office safely re-opens post-pandemic (exact timing TBD).

    Successful applicants must be at least 18 years of age and will be asked to show proof that they can legally work in the United States.

    Position Summary

    The Director of Digital Communications plays a central role in this work, coordinating and overseeing the execution of Climate Reality’s communications and digital efforts to help build a more diverse and powerful movement for climate solutions. The person in this role will create, implement, and guide the overall strategy for the Communications and Digital team, oversee and manage large-scale projects and provide communications and digital support to the organization

    Duties and Responsibilities

    In this role, you will:

    • Develop and manage a strategic digital communications plan that advances the organization’s overarching goals while incorporating digital innovations, trends, and best practices into Climate Reality’s work.
    • Work closely with other department directors and branch managers across the organization to ensure continuity and support across programs and teams.
    • Make budgeting decisions and recommendations for the team.
    • Manage department employees and external partners, vendors, and consultants, including hiring, onboarding, and conducting regular check ins with team members.
    • Oversee the website redesign project and coordinate with various team members and departments.
    • Oversee the digital communication narrative, including writing as needed across a variety of platforms (blogs, email, social media, etc.).
    • Oversee the day-to-day team operations, including making decisions on rapid response actions as well as keeping long-term projects moving like maintaining our website, blog, email program, and digital advertising efforts.
    • Develop and manage strategic changes to improve team capacity.
    • Work with senior leadership to integrate the website, membership list, social media, and other assets in support of the organization’s strategy and goals.
    • Communicate program and organizational updates to department staff on a regular and ongoing basis.
    • Oversee quality control and message discipline in the organization’s materials (press releases, letters to the editor, op-eds, blogs, e-books, social media materials, fundraising solicitations, etc.).
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    You’d be great for this role if:

    • You have experience building and managing a team of people.
    • You are an excellent communicator, problem solver, and strategic thinker, able to keep track of lots of moving parts with competing deadlines.
    • You have extensive experience (ideally at least ten years) working in a digital and/or communications capacity for an advocacy organization, campaign, or consulting environment.
    • You have experience managing and growing a successful digital fundraising and email program.
    • You are able to turn ideas into actionable and measurable plans.
    • You have an interest and some experience working with international audiences and content.
    • You love being part of a team and are a people person who builds strong relationships and has the skills to resolve conflict while still maintaining important and effective relationships.
    • You have expertise in a range of digital tools and tactics (specifically, EveryAction, Salesforce, social media platforms, digital advertising tools) and a good understanding of the different ways they can be leveraged to advance our goals.
    • You know how to give and receive feedback well.
    •  You have a track record of working effectively across multiple differences (race, gender, age, language, orientation, urban/rural, etc.).
    • You care deeply about both climate change and environmental justice and want to work to solve the climate crisis and create a healthy and equitable future for all.

    The Climate Reality Project is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, or any other category prohibited by local, state, or federal law. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, placement, promotion, transfer, demotion, compensation, benefits, social and recreational activities, and termination.

    HOW TO APPLY: Please submit your resume to Lizzie Kendrick at DigOrgJobs@climatereality.com.

    Please indicate in your email with your submission the job site where you found this posting

    BENEFITS: Salary range is $120,000-$130,000 and will be determined based on experience.

    Excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision and life insurance, 401(k) with no vesting period and a company match, mobile phone reimbursement and a transit subsidy. 

    PREFERRED START DATE:  11/15/2021

    Director of Diversity and Justice Initiatives

    Department: Diversity and Justice
    Reports To: Senior Vice President, of Diversity and Justice
    Direct Reports: This position manages other positions
    Salary: $120,000                  

    The Climate Reality Project, a nonprofit organization founded by former US Vice President Al Gore, is dedicated to leading a global movement demanding immediate action on the climate crisis by using cutting-edge communications and grassroots strategies to educate the public about the urgency and solvability of the climate crisis and to activate the public to support actions that address the climate crisis.

    Digital communication is a core component of this effort.  Every day, we share stories, messages, and actions that bring home the urgency of the crisis and inspire people everywhere to take action.

    Our Washington, DC office is presently closed due to the COVID-19 health emergency.  Therefore, we will accept remote applicants who work/reside in the following states: 
    CA, CO, DC, FL, GA, IL, MD, ME, NC, NY, OR, PA, TN, and VA.  Relocating to Washington, DC will be required when our Washington, DC office safely re-opens post-pandemic (exact timing TBD).
     
    Successful applicants must be at least 18 years of age and will be asked to show proof that they can legally work in the United States.

    Position Summary
    The Director of Diversity and Justice Initiatives oversees the organization’s diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice trainings and will work with the SVP of Diversity and Justice to establish this new Climate Reality Project department. This position manages and leads training in support of internal and external diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice needs. The director will lead internal and external trainings for staff and domestic and global Climate Reality Leaders and volunteers. They will work in consort with the SVP to bring about culture change to arm the organization and volunteers with the tools needed to be an equitable partner in the fight for climate justice. The Director is a member of the senior management team.  This position will work closely with internal departments to manage culture change and measure the success of the organization’s diversity and justice initiatives organization wide. 

    Duties and Responsibilities
    Specific duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

    • Manage, design, and lead a training program that integrates diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice into the work across teams at The Climate Reality Project.
    • Designs DEIJ training modules for each Climate Reality domestic chapter.
    • Support the organization with restorative and transformative justice models to resolve internal and external conflict.
    • Collaborate with the SVP of Diversity and Justice to build out the new Diversity and Justice departmental goals and metrics.
    • Works closely with the Senior Management Team to provide training on equitable management practices.
    • Works closely with SVP of Diversity and Justice to strengthen equitable practices across the organizations – from vendor selection to recruiting.
    • Works closely with the SVP of Diversity and Justice to assure that DEIJ is integrated across The Climate Reality Project organization.
    • Works closely with the SVP of Diversity and Justice to identify gaps in the organization’s diversity and justice work globally.
    • Perform other related duties as assigned.

    Qualifications
    You’d be great for this role if:

    • Experience working with frontline communities on environmental and climate justice issues.
    • Minimum of 7 years professional experience in gradually progressive leadership roles in academics, politics and/or advocacy.
    • Extensive organizing and training experience from a lens of diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice.
    • Familiarity with DEIJ nomenclature, practice, and accessible content needs.
    • Strong oral and communication skills.
    • Oral fluency in Spanish, Hindi and/or Mandarin Chinese.
    • Ability to multi-task on several projects, collaborate with diverse stakeholders and meet people where they are. 
    • Strong management and interpersonal skills.
    • Lived experience with marginalized communities valued over theoretical knowledge.

    The Climate Reality Project is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, or any other category prohibited by local, state, or federal law. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, placement, promotion, transfer, demotion, compensation, benefits, social and recreational activities, and termination.

    HOW TO APPLY: Please Send a pdf file of resume and document answering the following questions to: hiring@climatereality.com.

    1.  Why do you want to work for The Climate Reality Project?
    2.  The Climate Reality Project is committed to finding just solutions to the climate crisis – how have you used diversity and justice strategies in your past work? Please tell us about a time when you demonstrated commitment to underrepresented or underserved communities?
    3.  Describe your most successful training experience – how did you measure your success? What was the greatest lesson that your trainees took away from it?

    BENEFITS: Excellent benefits, including medical, dental, 401K, etc.

    PREFERRED START DATE: 12/01/2021

    Director of Information Systems and Technology

    Department: Information Systems and Technology (IST)
    Reports To: SVP Operations
    Direct Reports: This position has direct reports
    Salary: $150,000 annual salary

    The Climate Reality Project, a nonprofit organization founded by former Vice President Al Gore, is offering a full-time, salary exempt position to work with the IST Department.

    Our Washington, DC office is presently closed due to the COVID-19 health emergency.  Therefore, we will accept remote applicants who work/reside in the following states: 

    CA, CO, DC, FL, GA, IL, MD, ME, NC, NY, OR, PA, TN, and VA.  Relocation to the DC office may be required.

    Successful applicants must be at least 18 years of age and will be asked to show proof that they can legally work in the United States.

    Position Summary

    The Director of Information Systems and Technology oversees the organization’s technology infrastructure and operations, ensuring the staff of Climate Reality can successfully execute their advocacy-based work. This position manages a department and team of support staff and provides ongoing guidance to the team regarding IS and IT priorities and strategic direction. The Director is a member of the senior management team responsible for overseeing all technical aspects and integration of online platforms used by Climate Reality. This position will work closely with internal departments to manage integration projects, ensure systems are meeting data collection needs, and the staff have the tools and technology they need to perform their roles.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Specific duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

    • Manage the strategy, design, implementation, and ongoing maintenance of Climate Reality’s information systems and technology infrastructure.
    • Analyze IT infrastructure and systems performance to assess operating and logistics costs.
    • Manage a department of 3-4 staff, providing them with daily and long-term direction and prioritization. Provide management oversight to ensure IS/Tech projects are delivered within appropriate budgets and timeframes.
    • Oversee integration of systems with organization’s CRM (Salesforce) and other platforms such as EveryAction, Phone2Action, Ringlead, Paragon, Form Titan, Reality Hub, Climate Action Now app. Work closely with the digital communications team to oversee the backend of the organization’s website.
    • Work closely with executive team and staff to ensure proper data tracking to measure programmatic results and ensure the ability to extract data needed for reporting to relevant teams and donors.
    • With systems developer, oversee design and development of custom forms for training applications, grant applications, and other forms. Oversee testing of systems before going live.
    • Develop, manage, and maintain relationships and contracts with external vendors as needed.
    • Oversee the effective delivery and maintenance for integrations, outsourced technical projects, in-house development, and configuration to verify organizational alignment.
    • Evaluate technology needs and make recommendations to decision makers. Research and recommend new tools, products, data gathering and analytics practices.
    • Direct security strategy for all supported domains, hardware and applications.
    • Oversee testing and training programs for all supported hardware and applications.
    • Oversee department staff who manage the helpdesk and daily administrative operations in the DC office including usage of Zoom, Box, Outlook, Apple computer equipment, printers, copier, preparing laptops for new employees, install upgrades and virus protection software, etc.
    • Prepare budget, strategy and status reports for executive leadership.
    • Oversee IT infrastructure for Climate Reality Action Fund (c4) when needed.
    • Perform other related duties as assigned.

    Qualifications and Education Requirements

    • Extensive hands-on experience in the design, development, and implementation of information systems.
    • Ability to multi-task on several projects and collaborate with groups and partners of various technical skill levels to complete them on time and budget.
    • Strong project management skills with the ability to think strategically and work tactically.  Attention to detail key.  
    • Strong management and interpersonal skills.
    • Experience in technical aspects of nonprofit advocacy organization preferred.
    • Experience with Salesforce, EveryAction, and/or similar advocacy platforms and integration.
    • Ability to work collaboratively and effectively across teams, managing in all directions to complete projects.

    The Climate Reality Project is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, or any other category prohibited by local, state, or federal law. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, placement, promotion, transfer, demotion, compensation, benefits, social and recreational activities, and termination.

    • HOW TO APPLY: Send a resume and cover letter to: ISTjobs@climatereality.com
    • BENEFITS: Excellent benefits, including medical, dental, 401K, etc.

    Communications Manager-Engagement

    Department: Communications/Digital
    Reports To: Director of Digital Communications
    Direct Reports: This position manages other positions
    Salary: $65,000- $75,000

    The Climate Reality Project, a nonprofit organization founded by former Vice President Al Gore, is offering a full-time, salary exempt position to work with the Communications department.

    Our Washington, DC office is presently closed due to the COVID-19 health emergency.  Therefore, we will accept remote applicants who work/reside in the following states:

    CA, CO, DC, FL, GA, IL, MD, ME, NC, NY, OR, PA, TN, and VA.  Relocating to Washington, DC will be required when our Washington, DC office safely re-opens post-pandemic (exact timing TBD).

    Successful applicants must be at least 18 years of age and will be asked to show proof that they can legally work in the United States.

    Position Summary

    The Communications Manager-Engagement is responsible for supporting a global network of Climate Reality Leaders. This position will plan and oversee emails, campaign resources, online community content, and all other engagement communications going out to Climate Reality Leaders and chapter members. This position will also work to support the Engagement and Communications/ Digital teams to support Climate Reality Leaders and chapter members as needed, as it relates to outgoing communications.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Specific duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

    • Writing the copy for emails, blogs, website content, outreach materials, resources, presentations, and social media posts to influence action by our global base of Climate Reality Leaders.
    • Testing messaging and strategies for motivating volunteers to take action and report their actions back to Climate Reality.
    • Ensuring environmental and climate justice are prioritizes across all communications with Climate Leaders, and approaching communications with an intersectional lens.
    • Copy editing and approving all content that will be seen by Climate Reality’s volunteers, ensuring consistency of voice and mission, and adhering to Climate Reality’s official style guide.
    • Prioritizing communicating with inclusive and accessible language for a wide variety of global audiences.
    • Working across teams to ensure consistent messaging across organizational programs and initiatives, as well as re-purposing copy to best serve communications needs.
    • Liaising with the Design Manager to develop graphics for Climate Reality Leadership Corps emails, online community, and campaign needs.
    • Identifying outstanding work reported through our internal platforms, social media, or online outlets and flagging for recognition, partnership, or higher engagement.
    • Supporting and contributing to the analysis of email program metrics and analysis, and segmented mailing lists.
    • Coding, testing, and sending emails through a dedicated email marketing program.
    • Staying abreast of the latest in digital communications best practices, regulations, and testing opportunities.
    • Supporting the various teams tasked with bolstering communications efforts and with providing direct support to volunteers.
    • Managing the day-to-day work of the Engagement Communications Coordinator.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Other Responsibilities

    • Continue to support the expected growth of the Campus Corps program after the 2021 Trainings

    Providing insight, guidance, and intentionality around Unpacking Whiteness programming at the organization to work on white-dominant organizational culture and internal DEIJ goals

    Qualifications

    • Experience writing emails and newsletters, ideally to engage volunteers
    •  Experience with digital communication platforms and databases and experience with EveryAction and Salesforce strongly preferred
    • Strong organizational, written, and verbal communications skills
    • Ability to manage multiple competing deadlines
    • Experience managing projects, programs or individuals preferred
    • Experience and awareness of cultural diversity and ability to work effectively with a diverse group of organizations and volunteers
    • A dedication to solving the climate crisis
    • Bachelors degree preferred
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, and or Apple Office Suite. Google Office Suite a plus!

    The Climate Reality Project is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, or any other category prohibited by local, state, or federal law. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, placement, promotion, transfer, demotion, compensation, benefits, social and recreational activities, and termination.

    HOW TO APPLY: Send a resume and cover letter to: Digorgjobs@climatereality.com
    BENEFITS: Excellent benefits, including medical, dental, 401K, etc.
    PREFERRED START DATE:  November 15,  2021

    Community Manager

    Reports To: Engagement Director
    Direct Reports: Community Coordinator
    Salary: $65,000-$70,000

    The Climate Reality Project, a nonprofit organization founded by former Vice President Al Gore, is offering a full-time, salary exempt position to work with the Engagement Department.

    Our Washington, DC office is presently closed due to the COVID-19 health emergency. Therefore, we will accept remote applicants who work/reside in the following states: 

    CA, CO, DC, FL, GA, IL, MD, ME, NC, NY, OR, PA, TN, and VA.   

    Successful applicants must be at least 18 years of age and will be asked to show proof that they can legally work in the United States.

    General Overview:  The Community Manager is responsible for managing an exclusive, proprietary, worldwide social networking platform called Reality Hub and utilizing its community by empowering a global network of trained Climate Reality Leader volunteers to engage in meaningful climate action.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Specific duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

    • Project managing the online community platform Reality Hub, including:
    • Vendor management to ensure the platform run with little-to-no downtime
    • Planning and building new functionality as needed with the developer, with insight from the Community Coordinator
    • Using CSS and HTML to create new features that improve the visual appeal and functionality of Reality Hub
    • Database administration using best practices to ensure data integrity inside Reality Hub and in a Salesforce contact database, to include but not be limited to:
    • Using Excel and Excel macros to extract, clean, and transfer volunteer-logged action data from Reality Hub to Salesforce
    • Maintaining spreadsheets to track and execute volunteer engagement efforts and Acts of Leadership
    • Before each Climate Reality Leader training event, creating new community groups and content in addition to processing new volunteer accounts in large batches
    • Maintaining critical “action workflows” on the backend of the Reality Hub platform with the help of the developer
    • Monitoring Salesforce for data discrepancies and, when necessary, performing data corrections and providing necessary parties with corrected records for updating in Salesforce 
    • Acting as the primary substantive liaison for Climate Reality Leaders through Reality Hub, to include but not be limited to:
    • Representing Climate Reality by responding to questions in the community inbox, forums, and comment sections
    • Overseeing communication and data processes related to Reality Hub, including community event postings, event requests, and volunteer recognition 
    • Identifying outstanding climate action being reported through Reality Hub for recognition 
    • Creating and implementing organizational policies and processes for Reality Hub.

    Responsibilities associated with leading the transition to a new community platform for Climate Reality Leaders, to include but not be limited to:

    • Evaluating the current and future needs of Climate Reality Leaders and, in accordance with engagement and organizational strategies, selecting a platform that will facilitate Climate Reality Leader mobilization, communication, and growth
    • Providing relationship management and leading communications between Climate Reality Project teams and account managers for the new iteration of Reality Hub
    • In collaboration with Engagement Director, drafting a timeline and transition plan in accordance with engagement and organizational strategies
    • In collaboration with members of the Engagement and Evaluation Teams, drafting a strategy for data identification, extraction, and processing, along with a process for renaming and reformatting Acts of Leadership
    • Performing stocktaking to determine relevant resources for transfer from Reality Hub to the new iteration of Climate Reality’s community platform
    • Restructuring groups within the new iteration of Reality Hub and performing data evaluations to segment Climate Reality Leaders into relevant groups
    • Providing quality control for data and account transfers from Reality Hub to its new iteration
    • Monitoring and evaluating the new iteration of Reality Hub to glean Climate Leader feedback and rectify bugs or inconsistencies
    • Coordinating and creating content and updates for the platform’s blog and forums.
    • Proactively updating Reality Hub’s resource library.
    • Managing and updating a climate justice and environmental justice resource library
    • Helping event attendees activate and troubleshoot their new Reality Hub accounts at Climate Reality Leadership Corps training events, supporting the promotion of the platform throughout the training events.
    • Prior to virtual trainings, working with the Special Projects team to strategize ways in which Reality Hub can be used as a tool for networking, information dissemination, and resource provision for trainees before and during the training
    • Drafting engagement strategies and timelines within trainee groups during virtual trainings
    • Providing direction for and delegating responsibilities to the Community Coordinator
    • Developing metrics and reporting structures on content engagement, resource use, and other metric parameters as they relate to the way Climate Reality Leaders are using Reality Hub for the Engagement department and larger organization.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    • Strong organizational, written, and verbal communications skills
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, with experience managing, analyzing, and presenting data
    • Ability to manage deadlines and multi-task
    • Experience and awareness of cultural diversity, ability to work effectively with a diverse group of organizations and volunteers
    • Experience using Salesforce or another CRM preferred
    • A dedication to solving the climate crisis
    • Customer service experience a plus

    The Climate Reality Project is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, or any other category prohibited by local, state, or federal law. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, placement, promotion, transfer, demotion, compensation, benefits, social and recreational activities, and termination.

    HOW TO APPLY: Send a resume and cover letter to: engagementjobs@climatereality.com.  

    Job title and applicant name must be included in the subject line of email application to be considered.

    BENEFITS: Excellent benefits, including medical, dental, 401K, etc.
    PREFERRED START DATE: ASAP

    Energy Associate

    Department: Science and Solutions
    Reports To:  Science and Solutions Director
    Direct Reports: This position does not manage other positions
    Salary: $56,000- $68,000

    The Climate Reality Project, a nonprofit organization founded by former Vice President Al Gore, is offering a full-time, salary exempt position to work with the Science and Solutions department. . The Energy Associate is our in-house expert when it comes to identifying opportunities and potential barriers in transitioning to a clean energy economy.

    Our Washington, DC office is presently closed due to the COVID-19 health emergency.  Therefore, we will accept remote applicants who work/reside in the following states:

    CA, CO, DC, FL, GA, IL, MD, ME, NC, NY, OR, PA, TN, and VA.  Relocating to Washington, DC will be required when our Washington, DC office safely re-opens post-pandemic (exact timing TBD).

    Successful applicants must be at least 18 years of age and will be asked to show proof that they can legally work in the United States.

    General Overview:  This role requires a thorough understanding of how energy markets work and the roles of each stakeholder (consumers, public utility commissions and other regulators, utilities, distribution/pipeline system operators, financial institutions, and so on). The position is responsible for tracking and evaluating emerging clean energy technologies, energy markets, electricity generation and delivery system trends, as well as identifying promising new climate and clean energy solutions, climate/energy finance mechanisms, and other important areas of new research and development. 

    Successful applicants must be at least 18 years of age and will be asked to show proof that they can legally work in the United States.

    Duties and Responsibilities 

    Specific duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

    • Advising the Science and Solutions team as well as others across the organization on matters relating to energy technology (i.e. solar, wind, nuclear, hydro, CCUS, so on), energy systems, addressing energy poverty and justice, energy and utility economics and markets, power sector reforms, clean energy finance, and other climate change solutions.
    • Monitoring, tracking, analyzing and communicating developments in climate and energy policy (domestic and international), including in the political, legislative, administrative or executive realm.
    • Studying and making recommendations about organizational positions on emerging or rapidly evolving areas of energy technology, energy policy, energy systems, energy markets, utility operations, power sector reforms, clean energy finance and other climate change solutions.
    • Identifying trends, campaigns, events or other developments in such fields that the organization should be aware of.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree plus 1 to 2 years’ work experience in energy markets, energy economics, energy finance (with a focus on clean energy), and/or energy policy.
    • Deep understanding of energy generation and clean energy technologies is a plus.
    • Demonstrably strong quantitative skills and background; ease with calculations.
    • Excellent attention to detail a must and a passion for accuracy. 
    • Strong written and oral skills.
    • Ability to work independently, meet deadlines, and manage work on multiple ongoing projects simultaneously.
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office to include Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
    • Strong organizational, written, and verbal communications skills
    • Personal commitment to Climate Reality’s mission and demonstrated knowledge of climate and environmental issues

    The Climate Reality Project is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, or any other category prohibited by local, state or federal law. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, placement, promotion, transfer, demotion, compensation, benefits, social and recreational activities, and termination.

    To Apply: Please send a cover letter, resume, and references to hiring@climatereality.com with ‘Energy Associate’ in the subject line. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

    People and Human Resources Assistant

    Department: People and Culture
    Reports To: Director of People
    Direct Reports: This position does not manager others
    Salary:  $50,000

    The Climate Reality Project, a nonprofit organization founded by former Vice President Al Gore, is offering a full-time, salary non-exempt position to work with the People and Culture Department.

    Our Washington, DC office is presently closed due to the COVID-19 health emergency. Therefore, we will accept remote applicants who work/reside in the following states:

    CA, CO, DC, FL, GA, IL, MD, ME, NC, NY, OR, PA, TN, and VA.  

    Relocating to Washington, DC will be required when our Washington, DC office safely re-opens post-pandemic (exact timing TBD).

    Successful applicants must be at least 18 years of age and will be asked to show proof that they can legally work in the United States.

    General Overview:  The People and Human Resources Assistant works closely with the People and Human Resources Manager and the Director of People to coordinate and support human resources activities. The HR team stewards culture, talent and organizational effectiveness.  This position requires a high level of organization, with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks in order to meet deadlines.  Whether we are recruiting team members, developing talent, refining core programs, or curating culture, we care passionately about our people.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Specific duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

    Payroll

    • Manage and maintain all personnel records and required documents in compliance with local, state and federal laws, as well as internal record retention policies, including the employee database with the ADP WFN system
    • Key new employee data into the ADP Workforce Now portal
    • Train new hires on how to use the ADP Workforce Now platform
    • Maintain payroll recordkeeping by loading pay period reports into the companies shared drive
    • Proactively manage timecard deadlines, ensuring accuracy and required approvals
    • Liaison for all state and local agencies related to employee state withholding, local taxes, SUI and unemployment filings
    • Manage ACA vendor for annual compliance with ACA reporting and timely distribution and filing of forms 1095
    • Manage the annual W2 filing, administration and distribution
    • Assist People and Human Resources Manager and the Finance Department by generating and providing ad-hoc reports for the annual audit, and as requested
    • Keep abreast with all federal, state and local requirements related to tax filing, COVID-19 policies and mandates, and general payroll trends

    Benefits

    • Help administer Flexible Spending Accounts, Retirement Plan, COBRA, health and life insurance, and transit subsidy program
    • Process accurate and timely reconciliation and payment of monthly medical, dental, vision and life insurance policy invoices
    • Act as point of contact to staff for any payroll and/or benefits related questions including managing the benefits@ mailbox on a daily basis

    Respond to employee’s benefit questions in a timely manner, to include assisting with resolution of problems regarding access to or payment of benefits, assisting employees with paperwork related to filing medical claims, and processes enrollment forms and change requests

    • Assist with communication of benefit programs changes and updates
    • Maintain accurate and up to date benefits information on the employee shared drive
    • Ensure all payroll training materials are up to date and stored on the shared drive

    Performance Management

    • Schedule and coordinate new employee orientations
    • Partner with the People and Human Resources Manager to ensure new hires have a clear understanding of all policies and procedures in the employee handbook, and where to go for questions
    • Assist in the management of the Intern-Mentor program, including managing the internships@ mailbox and applications
    • Manage the Fun Department, which helps to create company social events which includes maintaining a calendar of key dates, employee anniversaries, milestones etc. in order to celebrate employees

    General

    • Update and maintain organizational chart
    • Update and maintain the company contact list
    • Distribute, track, and file all employment paperwork, ensuring new hire compliance
    • Other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree
    • 1-3 years of multi-jurisdictional payroll processing experience, preferably on the ADP platform
    • 1-3 years of benefits administration/coordination experience
    • Passion for learning and developing HR functions
    • Basic knowledge of HR laws and regulations
    • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm
    • Exemplary attention to detail
    • Ability to multi-task and shift priorities as needed
    • Self-motivated
    • Proven critical thinking skills, ability to analyze and interpret data
    • Creative thinker able to see big picture
    • Demonstrated client/customer service focus
    • Discretion regarding sensitive employee and company information
    • Proficiency in MS Office, especially Excel and Word
    • Familiarity with Mac preferred but not required

    The Climate Reality Project is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, or any other category prohibited by local, state, or federal law. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, placement, promotion, transfer, demotion, compensation, benefits, social and recreational activities, and termination.

    HOW TO APPLY: Send a resume and cover letter to: Farooq Salahuddin at Farooq.salahuddin@climatereality.com
    BENEFITS: Excellent benefits, including medical, dental, 401K, etc.
    SALARY RANGE: $50,000 annual salary
    PREFERRED START DATE: September 13th, 2021

    REGIONAL ORGANIZER – PETROCHEMICALS AND POLLUTION

    Department: Engagement

    Reports To: Engagement Campaign Strategist

    Direct Reports: This position does not manage other positions

    Salary: $50,000 - $55,000

    The Climate Reality Project, a nonprofit organization founded by former Vice President Al Gore, is offering a full-time, salary non-exempt position to work with the Engagement Department. The Regional Organizer for Petrochemicals and Pollution will play an integral role in supporting the regional buildout of Climate Reality’s petrochemical work in the Guld South of the United States. The role will require the applicant to be self-motivated, team-oriented, and an efficient communicator.

    General Overview:  The Regional Organizer is responsible for supporting the tactical approach and implementation of Climate Reality’s petrochemical opposition campaign in the Gulf South (Louisiana, Texas, Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia, and Florida) as well as strategic pipeline operations around the US. Climate Reality’s campaign covers the entire system of petrochemicals from fracking to plastics as well as the resulting toxic pollution, specifically in communities of color, on the state and local level as well as federally. This role will work closely with a second dedicated regional organizer in the Gulf South as well as our two regional organizers in Pennsylvania to serve as the leaders of Climate Reality’s work in this space. This position will work closely with grassroots organizations, community leaders, regional and national coalitions, and Climate Reality chapters that are running or are interested in running this campaign. Support includes but is not limited to building tools for them to use and amplify amongst their networks, helping to train organizers, and generally acting as a personal point of contact for partner organization and our most engaged volunteers. Additionally, this position will be responsible for tracking campaigns efforts, planning and executing local events, and will serve as organization’s on-the-ground contact for coalition and community efforts. The Climate Reality Project is headquartered in Washington, D.C. This will be a remote position, with the organizer residing in Louisiana or Texas. Organizer must have the ability to travel once Covid-19 restrictions allow.

    Successful applicants must be at least 18 years of age and will be asked to show proof that they can legally work in the United States.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Our job descriptions are general overviews, not a mandatory comprehensive list. If you feel passionate about our efforts and believe that you have the skills to contribute to the growth of our organization, we want to hear from you!

    Specific duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

    • Creating and maintaining relationships with grassroots organizations, communities, and individuals in the region as well as national coalition members to support diverse and meaningful campaigns and opportunities.
    • Supporting chapters and trained leaders running this campaign, as well as larger coalition movements through:
      • Conducting regular one-on-one calls and in-person meetings;
      • Facilitating campaign working group calls;
      • Drafting resources, scripts, and campaign materials;
      • Creating and implementing campaign plans;
    • Facilitating in-person and/or virtual events, trainings, and actions.
    • Tracking progress of campaign efforts and chapter development in coordination with the engagement team to report out on goals reached.
    • Training Climate Reality Leaders on campaigns and organizing skills and acting as a skills trainer for in-person and virtual training events.
    • Integrating multi-teared tactics stemming from the hyper local level to federal actions and opportunities to uplift and support the needs of larger movement.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    • Relevant college degree or 1-3 years+ of relevant experience in grassroots organizing (a focus on pollution and environmental justice issues highly encouraged)
    •  Experience in working with communities and volunteers to cultivate topical knowledge and mobilizing around issues
    • Lived experience with marginalized communities.
    • Experience working with frontline communities from Louisiana and Texas.
    • Diverse, equitable, inclusive and justice lens to organizing.
    • Experience with federal, state, and/or local legislative advocacy helpful.
    • Attention to detail and adherence to deadlines
    • Capable of balancing multiple priorities effectively
    • Demonstrable strategic thinker and problem-solving acumen
    • Enthusiastic, self-motivated and committed to excellence
    • Capable of working well with a variety of personalities and leadership styles
    • Personal commitment to Climate Reality’s mission and demonstrated knowledge of climate and environmental issues
    • Strong organizational, written and verbal communications skills
    • Experience and awareness of cultural diversity, ability to work effectively with a diverse group of organizations and volunteers
    • A dedication to solving the climate crisis
    • Access to a car with a valid and active driver’s license and insurance, as the job requires regional travel
    • Ability to work from home with a remote manager and team
    • Regular and reliable internet access
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office to include Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
    • Proficiency with a data management software preferred

    The Climate Reality Project is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, or any other category prohibited by local, state or federal law. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, placement, promotion, transfer, demotion, compensation, benefits, social and recreational activities, and termination.

    To Apply: Please send a cover letter, resume, and references to engagementjobs@climatereality.com with ‘Regional Organizer – Petrochemicals and Pollution’ in the subject line. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

    Youth Engagement Program Coordinator

    Department: Engagement

    Reports To: Youth Engagement Program Manager

    Direct Reports: This position does not manage other positions

    Salary: $50,000- $55,000

     The Climate Reality Project, a nonprofit organization founded by former Vice President Al Gore, is offering a full-time, salary non-exempt position to work with the Engagement Department.

    Our Washington, DC office is presently closed due to the COVID-19 health emergency.  Therefore, we will accept remote applicants who work/reside in the following states:

    CA, CO, DC, FL, GA, IL, MD, ME, NC, NY, OR, PA, TN, and VA.  Relocating to Washington, DC will be required when our Washington, DC office safely re-opens post-pandemic (exact timing TBD).

    Successful applicants must be at least 18 years of age and will be asked to show proof that they can legally work in the United States.

    Position Summary

    The Youth Engagement Program Coordinator is responsible for supporting the development, expansion, and management of Campus Corps chapters and Climate Reality youth engagement programs to support youth activists in pursuing real solutions for the climate crisis. This position will support the program manager and the larger Engagement team in strategic campaign planning and implementation, event and logistical planning, coalition and movement building. This position may require weekend work and domestic travel..

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Specific duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

    • Providing organizing and chapter support to Climate Reality Campus Corps chapters to run advocacy trainings, host days-of-action, and drive targeted grassroots campaigns.
    • Assisting in the planning, strategy, and intentional outreach to increase Youth and BIPOC attendance at Climate Reality Leadership Corps Trainings.
    • Assisting in the planning, implementation, and post-training engagement for Youth Climate Reality Leaders and Campus Corps Chapter members under the age of 26 through digital and on-the-ground programming at Climate Reality Leadership Corps Trainings
    • Support the build out of Youth engagement programming for trained Youth Climate Reality Leaders
    • Developing strategic campaigns for Climate Reality Campus Corps chapters to use targeted grassroots tactics in institutional and federal campaigns, including movement building, relational organizing, divestment, and lobbying.
    • Building relationships and coalitions with youth activists and youth justice organizations, as well as identifying strategic engagement opportunities for Climate Reality activists to get involved.
    • Supporting the Chapter Support Team in developing resources and materials and leading webinars or workshops for Climate Reality chapters.
    • Supporting the build out of DEIJ infrastructure, growth, and learning for Community and Campus Chapters
    • Selecting and mentoring interns in the engagement internship program.
    • Tracking and reporting campaign metrics and narratives as needed. 
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Other Responsibilities

    • Continue to support the expected growth of the Campus Corps program after the 2021 Trainings

    Providing insight, guidance, and intentionality around Unpacking Whiteness programming at the organization to work on white-dominant organizational culture and internal DEIJ goals

    Qualifications

    College degree or equivalent experience

    • 1-2 years of field, campaign, or volunteer organizing experience
    • HBCU, campus and student organizing experience preferred
    • Experience in event and logistical planning
    • Experience working in coalition
    • Understanding of the intersections between climate, racial, and economic justice
    • Dedication to solving the climate crisis and prioritization of environmental justice
    • Willingness to travel and a valid driver's license
    • Strong written and verbal communications skills, particularly advocacy writing
    • Good time management and organization skills.

    The Climate Reality Project is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, or any other category prohibited by local, state, or federal law. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, placement, promotion, transfer, demotion, compensation, benefits, social and recreational activities, and termination.

    HOW TO APPLY: Send a resume and cover letter to: Annika Harley, Youth Engagement Manager: engagementjobs@climatereality.com
    BENEFITS: Excellent benefits, including medical, dental, 401K, etc.
    PREFERRED START DATE: 11/1/2021

    INTERNSHIPS

    Advancement Fundraising Internship

    The Climate Reality Project is a nonprofit organization founded by former US Vice President Al Gore. Our mission is to catalyze a global solution to the climate crisis by making urgent action a necessity across every sector of society.

    At The Climate Reality Project, we come to work every day to help solve the climate crisis. We do it by working from the ground up, empowering people and communities worldwide to fight for their future and together drive a just transition to clean energy.

    We are committed to building a more just and equitable world, one where all voices are heard and respected regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or physical ability. Hence, we strongly encourage applications from people with these identities or who are members of other historically marginalized communities. We encourage applicants to read our diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice statement on our website

    Internship Program: The goal of our internship program is to provide a high-quality learning experience that helps to form the foundation for a career in the climate change or environmental movement for a diverse group of individuals seeking hands-on work experience in the field. 

    We offer paid internships in three cycles (spring, summer, fall) that align to typical college semesters. Each cycle runs for approximately 10-15 weeks. We ask for a 15-20 hour minimum commitment per week. Interns will be allowed to work a maximum of 30 hours per week. The internship opportunities are in a variety of programs and departments that will vary from cycle to cycle. Every Climate Reality intern is assigned a mentor who works closely with them to help navigate the organization, create overall objectives, and oversee their work plan.

    While work schedules are typically flexible, all interns are required to dedicate Tuesday afternoons (1-4 PM EST) to be available for meetings.

    Interns will be paid $15.20 per hour and will be provided a Climate Reality laptop to use during their internship.

    Our Washington, DC office is presently closed due to the COVID-19 health emergency. Therefore, we will accept remote interns who work/reside in the following states for the winter 2022 cycle: CA, CO, DC, FL, GA, IL, MA, MD, ME, NC, NY, OR, PA, TN, and VA.

    Successful applicants must be at least 18 years of age and will be asked to show proof that they can legally work in the United States. Students and non-traditional students are encouraged to apply.

    Department Overview:

    The Advancement Department at Climate Reality is responsible for overseeing the organization’s fundraising efforts, including our major and principal giving programs, prospect research and management programs, and our fundraising event execution. 

    Intern Responsibilities

    • Assist team with donor prospect research projects
    • Produce donor research reports, and write call sheets and briefings
    • Assist department with day-to-day tasks, including database entry, donor stewardship, and department initiatives 
    • Participate in overall goals and initiatives of the organization 

    Qualifications

    • Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail 
    • Innate curiosity 
    • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills 
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software and advanced web searches 
    • Experience with donor or constituent management software preferred 
    • Commitment to solving climate change 

    To Apply: 

    Please submit a cover letter, resume, and 2-3 references with name, relationship, and contact information to internships@climatereality.com. Please use this subject line: Advancement Fundraising Internship. Also, let us know in your email with your submission the job site where you found our posting.

    The Climate Reality Project is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, or any other category prohibited by local, state, or federal law. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, placement, promotion, transfer, demotion, compensation, benefits, social, and recreational activities and termination.

    CSN Intern

    The Climate Reality Project is a nonprofit organization founded by former US Vice President Al Gore. Our mission is to catalyze a global solution to the climate crisis by making urgent action a necessity across every sector of society.

    At The Climate Reality Project, we come to work every day to help solve the climate crisis. We do it by working from the ground up, empowering people and communities worldwide to fight for their future and together drive a just transition to clean energy.

    We are committed to building a more just and equitable world, one where all voices are heard and respected regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or physical ability. Hence, we strongly encourage applications from people with these identities or who are members of other historically marginalized communities. We encourage applicants to read our diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice statement on our website. 

    Internship Program: The goal of our internship program is to provide a high-quality learning experience that helps to form the foundation for a career in the climate change or environmental movement for a diverse group of individuals seeking hands-on work experience in the field. 

    We offer paid internships in three cycles (spring, summer, fall) that align to typical college semesters. Each cycle runs for approximately 10-15 weeks. We ask for a 15-20 hour minimum commitment per week. Interns will be allowed to work a maximum of 30 hours per week. The internship opportunities are in a variety of programs and departments that will vary from cycle to cycle. Every Climate Reality intern is assigned a mentor who works closely with them to help navigate the organization, create overall objectives, and oversee their work plan.

    While work schedules are typically flexible, all interns are required to dedicate Tuesday afternoons (1-4 PM EST) to be available for meetings.

    Interns will be paid $15.20 per hour and will be provided a Climate Reality laptop to use during their internship.

    Our Washington, DC office is presently closed due to the COVID-19 health emergency. Therefore, we will accept remote interns who work/reside in the following states for the spring 2022 cycle: CA, CO, DC, FL, GA, IL, MD, ME, NC, NY, OR, PA, TN, and VA.

    Successful applicants must be at least 18 years of age and will be asked to show proof that they can legally work in the United States. Students and non-traditional students are encouraged to apply.

    Department Overview: 

    The Climate Speakers Network (CSN) is a program of The Climate Reality Project that leverages our experience educating over 30,000 Climate Leaders to train, support, and empower peer messengers working to connect climate change with their community. The CSN works with partner organizations to engage politically and culturally diverse communities who can reach out to their peers in the context of commonly shared values distinct to each audience. By leveraging peer messengers and shifting the narrative on climate change to focus on solutions, the Climate Speakers Network is expanding the chorus of voices calling for action. CSN is looking for an intern to join our team in Spring 2022. 

    Intern Responsibilities:

    • Conducting grassroots outreach to event hosts and partner organizations. 
    • Researching local community groups and engagement opportunities for the Climate Speakers Network. 
    • Assisting with the organization and maintenance of the Climate Speakers Network database. 
    • Assisting in recruitment, event coordination and logistics for full day and half day climate change peer-messenger trainings for domestic and international audiences. 
    • Helping create event materials. 
    • Depending on intern’s interests and experience additional responsibilities 

    Qualifications: 

    • Organized, detail-oriented, and able to work both independently and as part of a team. 
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, in-person and on the phone. 
    • Strong Microsoft Office skills. 

    Desired Qualifications 

    • Prior experience in environmental advocacy, grassroots organizing, or political campaigning. 
    • Experience with Apple Keynote or PowerPoint. 
    • Time Commitment 
    • This position requires a minimum of 20 hours per week.

    To Apply:  

    Send a resume, cover letter, short writing sample, and dates of availability to internships@climatereality.com. Please use the subject line in the email to identify that you are interested in the Climate Speakers Network Internship. Applications will be accepted until a candidate is identified. 

    The Climate Reality Project is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, or any other category prohibited by local, state, or federal law. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, placement, promotion, transfer, demotion, compensation, benefits, social, and recreational activities and termination.

    Digital Communications Intern

    The Climate Reality Project is a nonprofit organization founded by former US Vice President Al Gore. Our mission is to catalyze a global solution to the climate crisis by making urgent action a necessity across every sector of society.

    At The Climate Reality Project, we come to work every day to help solve the climate crisis. We do it by working from the ground up, empowering people and communities worldwide to fight for their future and together drive a just transition to clean energy.

    We are committed to building a more just and equitable world, one where all voices are heard and respected regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or physical ability. Hence, we strongly encourage applications from people with these identities or who are members of other historically marginalized communities. We encourage applicants to read our diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice statement on our website

    Internship Program: The goal of our internship program is to provide a high-quality learning experience that helps to form the foundation for a career in the climate change or environmental movement for a diverse group of individuals seeking hands-on work experience in the field. 

    We offer paid internships in three cycles (spring, summer, fall) that align to typical college semesters. Each cycle runs for approximately 10-15 weeks. We ask for a 15-20 hour minimum commitment per week. Interns will be allowed to work a maximum of 30 hours per week. The internship opportunities are in a variety of programs and departments that will vary from cycle to cycle. Every Climate Reality intern is assigned a mentor who works closely with them to help navigate the organization, create overall objectives, and oversee their work plan.

    While work schedules are typically flexible, all interns are required to dedicate Tuesday afternoons (1-4 PM EST) to be available for meetings.

    Interns will be paid $15.20 per hour and will be provided a Climate Reality laptop to use during their internship.

    Our Washington, DC office is presently closed due to the COVID-19 health emergency. Therefore, we will accept remote interns who work/reside in the following states for the spring 2022 cycle: CA, CO, DC, FL, GA, IL, MD, ME, NC, NY, OR, PA, TN, and VA.

    Successful applicants must be at least 18 years of age and will be asked to show proof that they can legally work in the United States. Students and non-traditional students are encouraged to apply.

    Department Overview:

    We’re seeking a highly motivated intern to assist in engaging the public about implementing bold climate and clean energy policies through our digital platforms. This intern will be a key member of our digital team, helping launch innovative web, video, email, SMS, and social media campaigns; grow our social media following across multiple platforms; recruit new online activists; educate our supporter base on the latest climate change developments; and mobilize our membership to take meaningful online and offline action.

    Our interns have done everything from writing blog posts, to creating graphics seen by tens of thousands of people, to engaging high-profile experts in online conversations, to answering serious questions that our followers have about the science of climate change, to writing e-books and emails containing tips for talking about climate change. We work closely with our interns to fit their strengths with the desired skills they need to build relevant experience for their future careers.

    Intern Responsibilities

    • Brainstorm and create exciting and shareable social media graphics.
    • Write and publish day-to-day social media content across a wide range of platforms, (including Twitter, Facebook, Instagram) adjusting posts to meet the requirements of the platforms and the nuances in audiences.
    • Research new social media trends and make recommendations for future social media strategies.
    • Monitor online feedback from members, respond as needed, and route questions and concerns to the appropriate department.
    • Listen and engage in relevant social discussion about climate change and the environment, such as Twitter chats, Facebook Live chats, and others.
    • Help draft essential communications pieces, including website copy, emails, e-books, blog posts, and more.

    Qualifications

    • Ability to work effectively within a remote team structure.
    • Self-motivated, detail-oriented, and highly organized.
    • Strong writing and analytical skills.
    • Solid research skills.
    • Commitment to environmental justice and/or racial justice.
    • Attention to detail and excellent communication skills.
    • Ability to anticipate needs and creativity to trouble shoot.
    • Familiarity with the social media universe including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Instagram, blogs, etc.
    • Experience with Microsoft Office, Canva or other design software.
    • Interest in Drupal, Wordpress, or other blogging platforms.
    • Interest in Google Analytics and data analysis.
    • Interest in HTML and CSS.

    To Apply: 

    Please submit a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to internships@climatereality.com. Please use this subject line: Digital Communications Internship. Also, indicate in your email with your submission the job site where you found this posting.

    The Climate Reality Project is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, disability or any other category prohibited by local, state or federal law. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, placement, promotion, transfer, demotion, compensation, benefits, social and recreational activities and termination.

    Graphic Design Intern

    The Climate Reality Project is a nonprofit organization founded by former US Vice President Al Gore. Our mission is to catalyze a global solution to the climate crisis by making urgent action a necessity across every sector of society.

    At The Climate Reality Project, we come to work every day to help solve the climate crisis. We do it by working from the ground up, empowering people and communities worldwide to fight for their future and together drive a just transition to clean energy.

    We are committed to building a more just and equitable world, one where all voices are heard and respected regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or physical ability. Hence, we strongly encourage applications from people with these identities or who are members of other historically marginalized communities. We encourage applicants to read our diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice statement on our website

    Internship Program: The goal of our internship program is to provide a high-quality learning experience that helps to form the foundation for a career in the climate change or environmental movement for a diverse group of individuals seeking hands-on work experience in the field. 

    We offer paid internships in three cycles (spring, summer, fall) that align to typical college semesters. Each cycle runs for approximately 10-15 weeks. We ask for a 15-20 hour minimum commitment per week. Interns will be allowed to work a maximum of 30 hours per week. The internship opportunities are in a variety of programs and departments that will vary from cycle to cycle. Every Climate Reality intern is assigned a mentor who works closely with them to help navigate the organization, create overall objectives, and oversee their work plan.

    While work schedules are typically flexible, all interns are required to dedicate Tuesday afternoons (1-4 PM EST) to be available for meetings.

    Interns will be paid $15.20 per hour and will be provided a Climate Reality laptop to use during their internship.

    Our Washington, DC office is presently closed due to the COVID-19 health emergency. Therefore, we will accept remote interns who work/reside in the following states for the spring 2022 cycle: CA, CO, DC, FL, GA, IL, MA, MD, ME, NC, NY, OR, PA, TN, and VA.

    Successful applicants must be at least 18 years of age and will be asked to show proof that they can legally work in the United States. Students and non-traditional students are encouraged to apply.

    Department Overview:

    We’re seeking a highly motivated intern to assist in engaging the public about implementing bold climate and clean energy policies through our graphics design work. This intern will be a key member of our digital team, helping design social media graphics, email headers, and more.

    Intern Responsibilities

    • Brainstorm and create exciting and shareable social media graphics.
    • Basic video concepting, editing and creation for social media platforms, including Instagram and TikTok.
    • Assist with maintaining archival system for production elements including website assets, advertising creative, photography, and videos.

    Qualifications

    • Ability to work effectively within a remote team structure.
    • Self-motivated, detail-oriented, and highly organized.
    • Commitment to environmental justice and/or racial justice.
    • Effective communicator with ability to receive feedback on design choices.
    • Ability to anticipate needs and creativity to trouble shoot.
    • Sound skills with the Adobe Creative Suite, with an emphasis on Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign.
    • Experience using Canva.
    • Basic video editing skills in Premiere and After Effects is ideal.
    • Basic knowledge about digital marketing, content marketing, social media platforms, and website design a plus.

    To Apply: 

    Please submit a cover letter, resume, and design samples to internships@climatereality.com. Please use this subject line: Graphic Design Internship. Also, indicate in your email with your submission the job site where you found this posting.

    The Climate Reality Project is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, disability or any other category prohibited by local, state or federal law. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, placement, promotion, transfer, demotion, compensation, benefits, social and recreational activities and termination.

    Engagement Support Team Internship

    Paid Internship - $15.20

    The Climate Reality Project is a nonprofit organization founded by former Vice President Al Gore. Our mission is to empower a global cultural movement demanding immediate action on the climate crisis using cutting-edge advertising and communications strategies to demonstrate the urgency and solvability of the climate crisis.

    The Climate Reality Project offers a paid internship program to qualified candidates in several areas of interest including communications, grassroots organizing and development. Every Climate Reality intern is assigned an intern mentor who is responsible for ensuring that the intern experience is educational and rewarding. The overall objective is for the intern to gain as much knowledge and experience as possible while working with the organization. 

    The Climate Reality Leadership Corps is one of the organization’s core programs, initially launched in June of 2006 by Nobel Laureate and former Vice President Al Gore. This team is responsible for the long-term engagement of our trained volunteers, called Climate Reality Leaders.

    We are looking for a sharp intern to assist us in Spring 2022. 

    Specific duties and responsibilities include, but may not be limited to the following:

    • Discovering and proposing new opportunities for engagement for Climate Reality Leaders within our campaigns
    • Researching and tracking Climate Reality Leader related news
    • Assisting with webinar research and logistics
    • Conducting recruitment outreach to current and potential future Climate Reality Leaders
    • Providing on-going communications via emails or phone calls to Climate Reality Leaders
    • Assisting with the production of materials for Climate Reality Leaders including social media posts, blog posts, etc.
    • Working to grow our new Climate Reality Chapters program focused on local community climate action groups
    • Assist creatively and otherwise with Reality Hub, our community engagement platform for Climate Reality Leaders

    Our Washington, DC office is presently closed due to the COVID-19 health emergency. Therefore, we will accept remote applicants who reside or attend school in the following states: CA, CO, DC, FL, GA, IL, MD, ME, NC, NY, OR, PA, TN, and VA. Relocation to the DC office may be required once the health emergency is lifted.

    Required Qualifications

    • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills
    • Creative problem solving and experience working on a team
    • An interest in environmental advocacy and solving the climate crisis
    • Experience with Excel

    Desired Qualifications

    • Experience in volunteer education and outreach
    • Prior work in nonprofit advocacy, the climate movement, and/or political campaigns
    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion training or experience

    Time Commitment

    • This position requires a minimum of 15 hours per week and a maximum of 30 hours
    • This position requires availability on Tuesdays for all staff meetings and Wednesdays for team meetings

    To Apply: Send a resume, cover letter and dates of availability to: internships@climatereality.com  Please use this subject line: Engagement Support Team Internship. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.

    The Climate Reality Project is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, disability or any other category prohibited by local, state or federal law. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, placement, promotion, transfer, demotion, compensation, benefits, social and recreational activities and termination.

    The Climate Reality Project- Special Projects Internship

    The Climate Reality Project is a nonprofit organization founded by former US Vice President Al Gore. Our mission is to catalyze a global solution to the climate crisis by making urgent action a necessity across every sector of society.

    At The Climate Reality Project, we come to work every day to help solve the climate crisis. We do it by working from the ground up, empowering people and communities worldwide to fight for their future and together drive a just transition to clean energy.

    We are committed to building a more just and equitable world, one where all voices are heard and respected regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or physical ability. Hence, we strongly encourage applications from people with these identities or who are members of other historically marginalized communities. We encourage applicants to read our diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice statement on our website

    Internship Program: The goal of our internship program is to provide a high-quality learning experience that helps to form the foundation for a career in the climate change or environmental movement for a diverse group of individuals seeking hands-on work experience in the field. 

    We offer paid internships in three cycles (spring, summer, fall) that align to typical college semesters. Each cycle runs for approximately 10-15 weeks. We ask for a 15-20 hour minimum commitment per week. Interns will be allowed to work a maximum of 30 hours per week. The internship opportunities are in a variety of programs and departments that will vary from cycle to cycle. Every Climate Reality intern is assigned a mentor who works closely with them to help navigate the organization, create overall objectives, and oversee their work plan.

    While work schedules are typically flexible, all interns are required to dedicate Tuesday afternoons (1-4 PM EST) to be available for meetings.

    Interns will be paid $15.20 per hour and will be provided a Climate Reality laptop to use during their internship.

    Our Washington, DC office is presently closed due to the COVID-19 health emergency. Therefore, we will accept remote interns who work/reside in the following states for the spring 2022 cycle: CA, CO, DC, FL, GA, IL, MD, ME, NC, NY, OR, PA, TN, and VA.

    Successful applicants must be at least 18 years of age and will be asked to show proof that they can legally work in the United States. Students and non-traditional students are encouraged to apply.

    Department Overview: The Climate Reality Project is looking for an intern to join our Special Projects team to assist with research, program support, and logistics for our upcoming events. The Special Projects team plans, organizes and executes events, including Climate Reality Leadership Corps trainings, to give changemakers the knowledge, networks, and tools to solve the climate crisis. 

    Intern Responsibilities

    • Specific duties and responsibilities include, but may not be limited to the following:  
    • Researching background information on potential speakers and topics for upcoming Climate Reality Leadership Corps trainings; 
    • Assisting with large-scale training events including organizing recruitment, event logistics, and registration assistance; 
    • Responding to inquiries from the public as well as registrants and trainees regarding our upcoming training events.
    • Supporting data and content management projects.
    • Proofreading, fact-checking, and editing training material; aggregating and reviewing relevant speaker materials

    Qualifications

    • Commitment to working toward a just and equitable climate movement for all;  
    • Familiarity with climate and energy-related issues; 
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; 
    • Good attention to detail; 
    • Well organized; 
    • Experience with Microsoft Excel and data management; 
    • Ability to balance multiple priorities and projects simultaneously. 

    To Apply: 

    Please submit a cover letter, resume, a writing sample, and 2-3 references with name, relationship, and contact information to internships@climatereality.com. Please use this subject line: Special Projects Internship. Also, let us know in your email with your submission the job site or other source where you found our posting.

    The Climate Reality Project is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, or any other category prohibited by local, state, or federal law. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, placement, promotion, transfer, demotion, compensation, benefits, social, and recreational activities and termination.

    Strategic Partnerships Support Intern

    Job Posting

    The Climate Reality Project is a nonprofit organization founded by former US Vice President Al Gore. Our mission is to catalyze a global solution to the climate crisis by making urgent action a necessity across every sector of society.

    At The Climate Reality Project, we come to work every day to help solve the climate crisis. We do it by working from the ground up, empowering people and communities worldwide to fight for their future and together drive a just transition to clean energy.

    We are committed to building a more just and equitable world, one where all voices are heard and respected regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or physical ability. Hence, we strongly encourage applications from people with these identities or who are members of other historically marginalized communities. We encourage applicants to read our diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice statement on our website

    Internship Program: The goal of our internship program is to provide a high-quality learning experience that helps to form the foundation for a career in the climate change or environmental movement for a diverse group of individuals seeking hands-on work experience in the field. 

    We offer paid internships in three cycles (spring, summer, fall) that align to typical college semesters. Each cycle runs for approximately 10-15 weeks. We ask for a 15-20 hour minimum commitment per week. Interns will be allowed to work a maximum of 30 hours per week. The internship opportunities are in a variety of programs and departments that will vary from cycle to cycle. Every Climate Reality intern is assigned a mentor who works closely with them to help navigate the organization, create overall objectives, and oversee their work plan.

    While work schedules are typically flexible, all interns are required to dedicate Tuesday afternoons (1-4 PM EST) to be available for meetings.

    Interns will be paid $15.20 per hour and will be provided a Climate Reality laptop to use during their internship.

    Our Washington, DC office is presently closed due to the COVID-19 health emergency. Therefore, we will accept remote interns who work/reside in the following states for the spring 2022 cycle: CA, CO, DC, FL, GA, IL, MD, ME, NC, NY, OR, PA, TN, and VA.

    Successful applicants must be at least 18 years of age and will be asked to show proof that they can legally work in the United States. Students and non-traditional students are encouraged to apply.

    Department Overview:

    Through the Strategic Partnerships Department, Climate Reality partners with organizations across the climate community and beyond to develop joint outreach and events that enable them to leverage each partner’s strengths and expertise and open doors to new audiences to amplify their message and create an even greater impact together. 

    For this internship cycle, the Partnerships team seeks a motivated and detail-oriented intern to provide program support to the Climate Justice for All Grants Program. This is an opportunity for candidates to gain experience in the management of a grant program while working with climate justice organizations and grassroots groups in developing community solutions to the climate crisis and environmental injustices in the US.

    Intern Responsibilities:

    • Helps with outreach efforts to promote the grant program among environmental justice organizations and grassroots groups led by and serving communities of color, frontline groups and/or low-income families in the US. 
    • Assists in the preparation of presentations, databases, reports, or other communication materials related to the grant program.
    • Helps provide counsel in the development of project proposals to potential grant applicants through one-on-one communications, webinars and/or office hours.
    • Helps with the revision of grant applications and ensures that proposals meet the eligibility criteria.
    • Participates in the organization of the Grants Review Selection Committee in collaboration with other departments.
    • Supports the participation of Climate Justice Grantees in Climate Reality programing.
    • Supports the communication flow and contributes with the cultivation of relationships with grantees.
    • Supports the awarding process of scholarships for in-person trainings.
    • Other projects or duties as assigned.

    Qualifications:

    • Ability to work effectively within a remote team structure.
    • Self-motivated, detail-oriented, and highly organized.
    • Commitment to environmental justice and/or racial justice.
    • Attention to detail and excellent communication skills.
    • Ability to anticipate needs and creativity to trouble shoot.
    • Experience with Microsoft Office, Canva or other design software.

    To Apply: 

    Please submit a cover letter, resume, a writing sample, and 2-3 references with name, relationship, and contact information to internships@climatereality.com. Please use this subject line: Strategic Partnership Department Support Intern. Also, let us know in your email with your submission the job site where you found our posting.

    The Climate Reality Project is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, or any other category prohibited by local, state, or federal law. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, placement, promotion, transfer, demotion, compensation, benefits, social, and recreational activities and termination.

     

    Internship Q&A

    Q: Do you offer informational interviews?

    A: No, however if there is a particular department with which you would like an informational interview, you may contact them using the contact information found in the internship posting.

    Q: Does the intern program accept recent college/university graduates?

    A: Yes.

    Q: Does the intern program accept international applicants?

    A: Yes, but all applicants must be authorized to work in the United States.

    Q: I'm interested in multiple internships at Climate Reality. Should I apply to each separately or can I send application materials once to cover all?

    A: Please apply to each separately, per the instructions in the posting.

    Q: I’M IN / WILL BE IN A STATE (LIVING OR WORKING OR ATTENDING SCHOOL) THAT IS NOT LISTED ON THE INTERNSHIP POSTING. AM I ABLE TO STILL APPLY/WHY CAN I NOT APPLY FOR THE INTERNSHIP?

    A: Due to COVID, the current internships are remote and we are only authorized to employ paid staff in those states wherein which we are registered.

    Q: Can I apply in advance / in anticipation of a future internship opening?

    A: Yes. However, we recommend applying only when vacancies are posted.

    Q: Is this a paid internship?

    A: Yes, for 2021 interns are paid $15.20/hour with a 30-hour maximum work week.

    Q: Can an internship be used to fulfill a requirement from my degree program, e.g., course credit?

    A: All internships for credit are subject to the requirements of your degree program. Please let us know in your application if you would like to participate in an internship for course credit and include the applicable requirements of your degree program so that Climate Reality can confirm that it is able to meet the requirements.

    Q: Are work hours flexible for students, those working multiple jobs, or those with other special circumstances?

    A: Yes, work hours for interns are flexible, but shall not exceed 30 hours per week. Additionally, there may be times/days of the week that interns are required to be online. Unique scheduling requirements should be conveyed clearly.

    Q: I applied to an internship already. When will I hear back? / Should I expect to hear back?

    A: Thank you for applying! Due to the volume of applicants, we cannot respond to everyone. We will contact you if we require additional information or if you are selected as a candidate.

    Q: The application deadline has closed. Should I still apply?

    A: Thanks for your interest! If the deadline has closed, you will not be considered for that internship opening. Be on the lookout for the next internship opening to apply.

    Q: Do you have a timeframe when you typically get back to people with a decision?

    A: Successful applicants will usually hear back no later than one month prior to the internship start date.

    Q: To whom should I address my cover letter?

    A: Cover letters may be addressed to the relevant department.