Position Description: Senior Policy Advisor (Federal)
Organization: Clean Energy Canada
Position location: Ottawa, Ontario
Date Posted: August 8, 2017
Deadline: Open until filled
About Clean Energy Canada
Clean Energy Canada is a climate and clean energy think tank within the Centre for Dialogue at Simon Fraser University. We work to accelerate Canada's transition to clean and renewable energy systems.
Thought leaders turn to Clean Energy Canada for the policy analysis, data and insight they need to better understand and advance Canada's energy transition.
We strive to be innovative, collaborative, data-driven and responsive to shifts in the political and policy landscape. We work in a fast-paced environment where clear and engaging communications matters and where each individual's contribution counts.
SEEKING: A senior policy advisor who follows federal climate and energy issues closely and wants to work with a dynamic team to secure strong climate and clean energy policies and build support for the transition to clean energy.
About This Job
The Senior Policy Advisor (Federal) is responsible for:
The Senior Policy Advisor reports to the Executive Director and works collaboratively with the Policy Director, senior policy advisors in Ontario and B.C. and other members of the Clean Energy Canada team.
The position will be located in Ottawa.
Qualifications and Skills Required
The role of Senior Policy Advisor requires at least five years of policy advocacy experience covering areas such as renewable energy policy, climate change policy (with a focus on carbon pricing) and clean transportation policy. Required areas of experience include strategy development and evaluation, research and analysis, stakeholder engagement and social media, and a proven track record of government relations and media engagement.
The role requires the following skills and attributes:
Clean Energy Canada offers a competitive non-profit salary, vacation and health benefits package. This position is a one-year contract with the possibility of extension and potential for advancement.
How to Apply
If you think this position sounds like a great fit for you, please submit a cover letter, resume and a sample of your work demonstrating your skills and experience to jobs cleanenergycanada.org* , following these instructions:
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Clean Energy Canada is an equal-opportunity employer. While we appreciate all expressions of interest, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
Applications will be considered as soon as they are received, and this competition will remain open until the position is filled. The ideal start date for the successful applicant is September 2017.
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GoodWork ID: 42176 Date posted to GoodWork.ca: Aug 9 2017