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Climate Program Director

Website oeconline Oregon Environmental Council

To view a full job description including a link to apply, please visit our job listing here or click on the application link.

Priority application deadline is May 24th. This position is open until filled.

Oregon Environmental Council (OEC) is seeking a Climate Program Director to lead in developing, delivering, and implementing ambitious climate policies and programs in Oregon. The Climate Program Director sets the strategic direction for OEC’s climate work, which includes a cross-cutting portfolio focused on advancing the equitable, rapid decarbonization of buildings, transportation, electricity, and industry in Oregon and promoting community resilience and adaptation in the face of ever-worsening climate impacts. This includes policy research and development, analyzing data, extensive relationship building, advocacy, coalition management, grassroots mobilization, and strategic communications. The Climate Program Director manages broad coalitions and works closely with diverse partners to provide policy expertise and guide policy advocacy campaign strategy. This position facilitates effective coordination with other program staff around intersections between climate and transportation, public health, and water quantity and quality issues. The Climate Program Director also leads development of additional, innovative climate mitigation strategies and projects that suit the organization’s strengths and promote equitable outcomes.

Required Experience or Education

  • Minimum three years of professional experience in public policy development and/or advocacy
  • Experience promoting and/or working knowledge of climate science, mitigation, and resilience
  • Bachelor’s degree


$70,000-$93,000 Yearly

Benefits include 401k, Medical, Dental, and more.

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