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The Environmental Law and Policy Center is headquartered in downtown Chicago, with staff across many Midwestern states. Our staff consists of attorneys, policy analysts, MBAs, communications specialists, grassroots organizers, and support staff. To hear about jobs as soon as they become available, subscribe to our electronic newsletter and follow us on Twitter. To add a job listing to our site, email the formal description to Tiffany Davis at tdavis@elpc.org.

Jobs at ELPC

9/25/14 - EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT TO THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
9/9/14 - DEVELOPMENT OFFICER
8/14/14 - INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ASSOCIATE
7/28/14 - ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY – PUBLIC INTEREST ENVIRONMENTAL LAW FELLOWSHIP
7/27/14 - INTERNSHIPS: LEGAL
7/26/14 - INTERNSHIPS: MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS
7/15/14 - INTERNSHIPS: SCIENCE & POLICY

Environmental Job Board

9/19/14 - MCKNIGHT FOUNDATION PROGRAM DIRECTOR – MISSISSIPPI RIVER
9/18/14 - DUNKIEL SAUNDERS – VERMONT ATTORNEY
7/31/14 - NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY – INTEGRATED MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER
7/31/14 - NEXTGEN CLIMATE – IOWA PRESS SECRETARY
7/31/14 - NEXTGEN CLIMATE – MICHIGAN PRESS SECRETARY

Jobs at ELPC: Job Descriptions

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT TO THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

The Environmental Law & Policy Center (ELPC) seeks to hire a confident professional with a public policy background and strong communications skills to serve as an Executive/Special Assistant to ELPC’s Executive Director.  The Assistant will assist in managing relationships with internal and external constituencies (including ELPC’s Board, Advisory Councils and staff, and political, business, civic […]

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DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

The Environmental Law and Policy Center (ELPC), the Midwest’s leading environmental advocacy and eco-business innovation organization, seeks to hire a mid-level Development Officer to work in our Chicago office.  This position reports to ELPC’s Director of Development and is focused on growing and broadening the organization’s financial support. This person will have responsibility for pitching current […]

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INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ASSOCIATE

The Environmental Law and Policy Center (ELPC) seeks to hire a junior/mid-level public interest-oriented Information Technology Associate for a full-time position in our Chicago office.  The IT Associate will work to empower ELPC’s program staff through technical assistance, network support, and other skills. ORGANIZATION:  ELPC is the Midwest’s leading public interest environmental legal advocacy and […]

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ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY – PUBLIC INTEREST ENVIRONMENTAL LAW FELLOWSHIP

ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY — PUBLIC INTEREST ENVIRONMENTAL LAW FELLOWSHIP The Environmental Law and Policy Center (“ELPC”) seeks to hire a public interest attorney advocate who is a recent law school graduate for an Associate Attorney position in our Chicago, Columbus, Des Moines or Sioux Falls offices starting in Fall 2015.  This is a one-year fellowship position, […]

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INTERNSHIPS: LEGAL

The Environmental Law and Policy Center (ELPC) seeks to hire law student interns for Summer 2015. Legal interns support ELPC’s state and federal litigation and policy work throughout the Midwest. ELPC plans to hire 4 to 5 law students to work in the Chicago, IL office. A summer at ELPC will give students a broad-based […]

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INTERNSHIPS: MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS

The Environmental Law & Policy Center (ELPC) is seeking a Communications & Marketing Intern to assist in tasks including but not limited to the following: Drafting content for websites, online advocacy, press releases, and print materials Putting together media outreach lists and making press calls Putting together marketing outreach lists and making marketing calls Assisting with […]

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INTERNSHIPS: SCIENCE & POLICY

The Environmental Law & Policy Center offers several policy and science internships for undergraduate and graduate students.  Environmental Policy and Science Internships are available throughout the year and are open to undergraduate and graduate students studying politics/government, environmental sciences, business/economics or related fields.  Applicants should have a strong academic record, excellent writing and analytical skills, […]

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Environmental Job Board: Job Descriptions

MCKNIGHT FOUNDATION PROGRAM DIRECTOR – MISSISSIPPI RIVER

Position Announcement: Program Director – Mississippi River Organization Overview: The McKnight Foundation is a 4th-generation family foundation that channels support through multiple program areas. Our programs reflect decades, and generations, of diverse interests and investments. McKnight’s board and staff are guided by our mission and values. We develop and adjust strategies and approaches based on […]

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DUNKIEL SAUNDERS – VERMONT ATTORNEY

Job Opening: Attorney Location: Vermont Job Summary: Dunkiel Saunders is seeking a motivated attorney with 2-4 years of experience to join its legal team as an associate attorney in its Burlington, Vermont-based practice. The attorney will focus on supporting the firm’s renewable energy, land use, municipal, affordable housing and civil litigation practice areas. The firm […]

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NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY – INTEGRATED MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER

Job Opening: Integrated Marketing & Communications Manager Location: Evanston Campus Salary Grade: EXS / 6 Job Summary: The Institute for Sustainability and Energy at Northwestern University (ISEN) seeks an experienced marketing and communications professional to provide support for the development and implementation of the Institute’s Integrated Marketing and Communications Plan.  The Integrated Marketing and Communications Manager […]

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NEXTGEN CLIMATE – IOWA PRESS SECRETARY

Iowa NextGen Climate JOB TITLE:       Iowa Press Secretary FLSA STATUS:             Exempt REPORTS TO:  NextGen Climate National Press Secretary SUMMARY:     NextGen Climate is currently seeking an experienced, detail-oriented spokesperson to join our Iowa team as Press Secretary for the 2014 election cycle. Reporting to the NextGen Climate National Press Secretary, the Iowa Press Secretary will serve as the NextGen Climate […]

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NEXTGEN CLIMATE – MICHIGAN PRESS SECRETARY

Michigan NextGen Climate JOB TITLE:       Michigan Press Secretary FLSA STATUS: Exempt REPORTS TO:  NextGen Climate National Press Secretary SUMMARY:     NextGen Climate is currently seeking an experienced, detail-oriented spokesperson to join our Michigan team as Press Secretary for the 2014 election cycle. Reporting to the NextGen Climate National Press Secretary, the Michigan Press Secretary will serve as the NextGen […]

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