The We Mean Business coalition is looking for a full time Policy Manager. The position reports to the Policy Director and will work closely with the secretariat team and the policy teams within the coalition partner organizations. Overall responsibilities include supporting the Policy Director and the WMB policy working group in the development and execution of the coalition’s policy strategy, which revolves around deploying corporate voices in support of more ambitious climate policy internationally and in priority regions around the world.
The successful candidate will have a deep knowledge of climate and energy policy both internationally and in key global geographies, an understanding of the unique voice that business brings to policy conversations as a driver of economic growth, jobs and prosperity and as an important implementer of climate and energy policies. S/he will also show an understanding of the importance of collaboration across the coalition and the broader climate community. The focus of We Mean Business is on increasing impact and mobilizing a wide variety of stakeholders around shared ideas and priorities; the policy manager will help support that focus using her/his skills in policy analysis, communication, facilitation and mobilization. Experience working with or in the private sector is a plus and knowledge of major emerging economies is particularly valuable.
The position is full time and considered exempt for overtime purposes. Position is remote with a preference for individual located in Europe, but for the right candidate will consider someone in US East Coast time zone. Position will require regular international travel.
Applications will be considered on a rolling basis starting March 12, 2018, with an intended start date as soon as possible.