About the Organization
CLASP’s mission is to improve the energy and environmental performance of the appliances & equipment we use every day, accelerating our transition to a more sustainable world.
We serve as the leading international voice and resource for appliance energy efficiency policies and market acceleration initiatives. From advancing the off-grid solar technologies, bringing power to energy-impoverished people, to cutting the catastrophic climate impacts of air conditioning, CLASP programs increase uptake of affordable, low-impact, high-quality appliances. Learn more about our programs.
Communications Associate, Energy Efficiency Policy
CLASP is seeking creative, mature, poised, and detail-oriented professionals to support the communications efforts of our Policy & Analysis Team, helping advance energy efficiency policy worldwide.
The successful candidates will have the skills to convey information through writing, graphics, and visual storytelling, and know how to turn complex ideas into impactful and concise narratives. Also crucial to success is a proven ability to engage with scientific and technical information and to effectively communicate this information with a variety of stakeholders. They will be also responsible for maintaining and improving communications infrastructure (e.g., websites) and supporting research, programmatic and/or organizational outreach, communications, fundraising, donor management, and reporting. They will also be responsible for some critical administrative tasks in support of the communications program, including management of the editorial process, sub-contracts, and specific areas of the CLASP website.
CLASP is a fast-paced, international, and highly-collegial work environment. The successful candidates will understand and move between the small details and the big picture with skill, adapt to evolving priorities, and bring well-honed listening and interpersonal skills.
Members of CLASP’s Communications Team will contribute their skills to a number of key projects. Examples of work products include (but are not limited to):
The Ideal Candidate
Compensation and Location
Salary is commensurate with experience. In addition to salary, CLASP offers competitive benefits, including health insurance, unlimited leave, holidays, retirement plan, and a collegial office environment that supports wellness and flexible telecommuting options after a certain period of employment.
These positions are full-time and based in the organization's Washington, D.C. office. Occasional travel (domestic and international), as well as evening or weekend hours, may be required.
CEA Recruiting is assisting CLASP in their recruitment efforts. To be considered for a position, interested candidates must follow the link below to submit a resume, cover letter, writing sample, and salary requirements through CEA’s job portal. The writing sample should demonstrate how you can turn technical information into engaging copy and be no more than two pages. Please direct all applications and inquiries to CEA Recruiting. These positions will remain open until filled.
CLASP is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status.
CEA Recruiting works with leading environmental nonprofits, foundations, and businesses to recruit top talent and design effective organizational staffing strategies. For more information, visit www.cearecruiting.com.