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July 6, 2021
Job Opportunity — Research/Advocacy Associate (Contract transparency)
By Todd Moss

The Energy for Growth Hub is seeking an associate to join our team working on international energy and development policy, including a special project to promote transparency of electricity contracts. The position can be structured as a more junior position for recent graduates or more senior for those with 5+ years of professional experience.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinating a campaign on contract disclosure, working closely with other team members, affiliated fellows, and external partners
  • Researching global energy issues and policies
  • Contributing to the creation of multimedia content and building a microsite
  • Drafting and editing papers, blogs, memos, and grant reports
  • Synthesizing and presenting data in multiple formats (e.g., slide decks, graphics, and short memos)
  • Liaising with external partners around the US and abroad
  • Adapting and targeting communications for diverse audiences, including non-subject matter experts
  • Managing the logistics of a public-facing campaign, including coordinating the input of multiple technical advisors
  • Other tasks and responsibilities that arise for a small start-up nonprofit

Qualifications

  • BA or graduate degree in a relevant field
  • Experience in transparency advocacy (e.g., NRGI, PWYP, OGP, EITI, etc) a major plus
  • The most important skills are clear concise writing and being hyper-organized
  • Must be able to work both on a small team and independently
  • A demonstrated passion for energy and international development
  • Sense of humor!

Location: Washington DC or remote
To apply: Send CV, extremely short cover note, and brief writing sample to info<at>energyforgrowth.org with “Associate” in the subject line.

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