Good Energy Collective is building the progressive case for nuclear energy as an essential part of the broader climate change agenda. We develop smart policies at every scale that will accelerate the equitable deployment of advanced nuclear technologies to equip communities to meet their diverse needs.

Open Positions

Posted: June 4, 2021

We are hiring up to two open positions, with a focus on finding people who will be a great fit rather than looking to fill specific roles. We will work with you to design your role. Applicants should be familiar with our mission and policy agenda, and explain how their background and skill set can contribute. Please note, we are a remote team and these are remote positions.

Job Description

The ideal candidate will have some background or familiarity with nuclear issues, whether through education or work experience. Experience with clean energy, climate change, or environmental justice are also highly valued. We welcome applicants from non-traditional backgrounds. Potential areas of interest include but are not limited to:

  • Hill outreach and engagement around nuclear policy
  • Environmental justice, particularly regarding nuclear legacy issues
  • Community engagement around siting infrastructure
  • Building coalitions among progressive groups focused on energy and climate

Good Energy Collective operates as a worker self-directed nonprofit organization; this means that employees are empowered to direct their own work and develop their own career path, as well as share responsibility in fostering good workplace conditions and shaping the direction of the organization. Applicants should be capable of working independently and managing their own time and tasks. All staff will work collaboratively with Good Energy leadership to develop a description of their role and responsibilities as well as mentorship needs and goals for personal and professional growth.

Potential Responsibilities

  • Conduct research for ongoing and new projects
  • Write original pieces for our Website and external publications
  • Help organize workshops and other convenings
  • Follow emerging legislation and look for engagement opportunities
  • Develop presentations and briefing materials based on our policy products
  • Identify and engage potential allies, build our network of organizations and policy-makers

Required Qualifications

  • A bachelor’s degree
  • Some familiarity with nuclear energy and/or nonproliferation issues
  • Authorization to work in the US
  • Demonstrated ability to work on a diverse team, especially virtually (we work remotely)

Salary and Benefits

  • Starting salary will depend on education level and work experience, ranging from $50,000/year to >$120,000
  • Health, vision, and dental insurance
  • 401k
  • Flexible vacation, sick, family, and parental leave policies, take what you need
  • A personal- and professional-growth stipend

How to Apply

To apply, please prepare a cover letter, resume or CV, and one writing sample, saved in PDF format.

The cover letter should explain how you can contribute to GEC’s mission, which policy issues you’d like to work on, and your experience with nuclear energy issues.

The writing sample can be any length, and we’d prefer examples where you are the sole author writing for a broad, non-technical audience (e.g., op-ed, essay for popular press, policy brief).

Please use the following format to name your files:
[Last name]_[First name]_CoverLetter.pdf
[Last name]_[First name]_Resume.pdf
[Last name]_[First name]_WritingSample.pdf

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