Position Title: Communications Associate
Reports To: Communications Director
Location: Remote; flexible within the U.S.; ability to work Eastern Time Zone typical business hours required
Clean Air Task Force (CATF) is a nonprofit organization working to safeguard against the worst impacts of climate change by catalyzing the rapid global development and deployment of low-carbon energy and other climate-protecting technologies. This is accomplished through research and analysis, public advocacy leadership, and partnership with the private sector. CATF is highly respected for its deep expertise and research on energy and industrial systems and potential strategies, technologies, and policies that can radically shrink their impact on the planet’s atmosphere. Our team of 150+ experts and advocates (and global network of subject matter experts and civil society partners) put this research and knowledge into action by designing and enacting public policies that drive toward zero emissions. We also support policies and work directly with private industry to innovate in technology to make the path to zero emissions swift and affordable. CATF has offices in Boston, Washington D.C., and Brussels, with staff working virtually around the world.
We seek a highly organized and dynamic Communications Associate to provide project coordination, administrative, and writing and editing support across our global communications team, improving processes and managing shared resources to help the team operate efficiently and effectively. The ideal candidate will thrive in a fast-paced, global, remote environment and excel at problem-solving, writing and editing, critical thinking, and coordinating across teams. This is a fantastic opportunity for an entry-level or early career professional to build skills across a wide range of communications functions at one of the world’s most impactful organizations working to address climate change.
Key Functions and Responsibilities:
- Ensure communications team projects and deliverables are tracked and coordinated across geographies and work streams.
- Lead development and maintenance of communications team content and event calendars.
- Coordinate between CATF and select external consultancies.
- Track and manage communications deliverables across teams for organization wide initiatives and events.
- Provide general administrative support to the CATF Communications team, including planning and scheduling meetings, setting agendas, taking notes, and tracking action items.
- Manage filing systems for shared team documents.
- Support the development and promote use of organization-wide internal reference documents, including style guides, templates, and brand guidelines.
- Occasional travel as needed.
Writing & media relations support:
- Provide support across CATF media relations, tracking media coverage and maintaining and building press lists.
- Provide writing and copyediting support for press releases, reports, blogs, newsletters, and other content as needed, maintaining and enforcing CATF style guidelines.
- Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in journalism, liberal arts, or environmental studies
- A proven track record of supervising project execution across multiple teams/stakeholders and managing multiple competing deadlines and priorities
- Strong organizational skills
- 1-3 years experience providing administrative and writing support
- Excellent writing and editing skills
- Strong interpersonal communications skills
- Ability to work within a team
- Passion for CATF’s mission
Compensation and Location:
This is a remote, full-time position flexible within the U.S. Ability to work Eastern Time Zone typical business hours required. CATF offers an excellent benefits package and an annual salary range of $60,000 to $68,000, depending on experience.
Please follow this link to submit a resume, cover letter referencing the position title, and contact information for two to three professional and/or academic references.
CATF provides equal employment opportunities.