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Job title: Bioenergy policy analyst
Position reports to: Tax analyst
Position location: Washington, D.C.
Friends of the Earth U.S. is looking for a bioenergy policy analyst to join our team in defending the environment and creating a more healthy and just world. Friends of the Earth is a hard-hitting, progressive, environmental organization that pulls no punches and speaks sometimes uncomfortable truth to power. It's an approach that has worked for four decades to produce important victories that help protect our planet and its people. We’re part of Friends of the Earth International, a federation of groups working in more than 70 countries on today’s most urgent environmental and social issues.
To accomplish our mission, Friends of the Earth is working at the nexus of environmental protection, economic policy and social justice to fundamentally transform the way our country and the world values people and the environment. We are focused on reforming economic drivers such as tax and trade policy that are often used to empower corporations and government to harm the environment.
Friends of the Earth is seeking a talented and dedicated individual to lead an educational campaign on bioenergy and gear up for significant rulemaking and EPA activity on bioenergy policy throughout 2013. The campaign is focused on curbing the use of first generation biofuels, including corn and sugar cane ethanol, ensuring that any future biofuels are truly sustainable, and making sure that the use of biomass for electricity includes environmental safeguards. The bioenergy policy analyst will be housed within Friends of the Earth’s economic policy team.
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E-mail cover letter, resume, short writing sample and salary history to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject heading “Bioenergy policy analyst.” No mail applications or phone calls. Position will remain open until filled.
Friends of the Earth is an equal opportunity employer who encourages applications from women, people of color and other members of underrepresented groups who will contribute to the diversity of its staff.