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  Job Description

Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy (LAANE)
is Seeking a Policy Analyst for our Repower LA Campaign
Founded in 1993, LAANE is a leading advocacy organization dedicated to building a new economy for all.
Combining dynamic research, innovative public policy, and coalition convening, LAANE promotes an
economic approach based on good jobs, thriving communities, and a healthy environment. Our work has
included raising the minimum wage in 5 L.A. cities, greening our waste and recycling system, and
creating good, green jobs at LADWP. For more information about our work, visit www.laane.org .
Campaign Description: LAANE is currently seeking a full-time Policy Analyst for our Repower LA
campaign. RePower LA is an equity-jobs coalition proposing solutions to put Angelenos to work in good
green jobs and turn the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) into a greener, more
modern utility. Since 2011, we have won programs and policies at LADWP to ensure that our utility’s
investment in updating infrastructure and clean energy leads to the creation of good union jobs and that
low-income communities of color benefit from energy efficiency programs that save money on utility bills.
Position Responsibilities: Under the supervision of the Campaign Director, the Policy Analyst will
contribute to campaign goals through research into varied areas related to equity and green jobs at
LADWP, potentially including: public employment and the civil service process; technological aspects of
water and power delivery; creating new pathways to employment for low-income communities of color.
The Policy Analyst will create research memos, reports, and fact sheets that inform campaign strategy,
using a combination of government and union data sources, interviews, and public documents. They will
represent Repower LA at various coalitions, including LATCC, SB535, and Energy Efficiency for All. The
Policy Analyst will connect policy research work with Repower LA’s organizing and communications staff.
Reliable transportation is required.
Qualifications:
● Cultural competency and social justice values/work experience: A strong commitment to
racial and economic justice and the labor movement, and cultural humility. Also, knowledge of
labor, utility (power and water), re-entry communities, and clean energy.
● Experience and desire to work in advocacy/campaign based research settings: Candidate
should have 2-5 years+ experience in community or labor campaign research and/or a graduate
degree in public policy, urban planning, or a related field. Also, strong written communication
skills, report writing, familiarity with Excel and Westlaw (or similar), and quantitative analysis
skills. Comfort and flexibility with working on several research projects simultaneously.
Willingness to work long hours and weekends when necessary.
● Working as a leader within a team: Ability to work independently and collectively within a team,
possession of strong interpersonal communication skills and emotional intelligence.
Terms of employment: LAANE’s salary and benefit standards are competitive, with a salary range of
$48,000-60,000, depending on experience. Full family health benefits, 401(k), generous time off, TAP
card pass, and parking. Friendly, team-oriented working environment.
Application Process: This position is available immediately. E-mail cover letter and resume to
repowerresearch@laane.org . Please put “Repower LA Policy Analyst” in the subject line of the email. No
phone calls please. Applicants who do not meet the minimum requirements won’t receive a response.
LAANE IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER. WOMEN, LGBTQ PEOPLE, AND PEOPLE OF
COLOR ARE HIGHLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

  Metro Area Los Angeles CA
  Job Location City Los Angeles
  Job Location State California
  Job Location Zip 90017
  Job Location Country United States
  Compensation Salary From: $48000.00 To: $60000.00
  Job Category Activism and Organizing, Advocacy, Research
  Prefered Experience 3 year(s)
  Job Type Full time
 
  Job Posting Date Aug. 22, 2017
 

Organization Details

  Organization Name Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy
  Organizational Focus Community Organizing / Advocacy, Economic Development
  Contact Person Jon Zerolnick
  Contact Phone none posted
  Contact Fax none posted
  Contact Email repowerresearch@laane.org
  Web Address http://www.laane.org

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