The Product Stewardship Institute (PSI) seeks a passionate, self-motivated, highly organized policy enthusiast with strong project management and leadership skills to join our team of dedicated, collaborative environmental stewards. This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a fast-paced organization that has been at the forefront of the product stewardship movement in the U.S. for the past two decades.
PSI works with diverse stakeholders to reduce the health, environmental, and economic impacts of a more than 20 consumer products. Best known for our collaborative approach to developing both voluntary and legislated solutions to recycling and waste management issues, PSI has a long history of successes, including:
As a member of PSI’s highly passionate and collaborative team, you will manage or assist with PSI’s work on a variety of projects related to pharmaceuticals, medical sharps, electronics, solar panels, textiles, paint, and packaging. Your work will include research to support programs and policies, developing legislative language and support the political process, facilitate state product stewardship councils, and assisting product recyclers to increase reuse/recycling opportunities.
Qualifications & Requirements
The ideal candidate will have a strong environmental and/or waste management and recycling policy background, and demonstrated project management and team leadership skills. Other qualifications include:
Product Stewardship Institute, Inc. (PSI) is a national nonprofit committed to reducing the health and environmental impacts of consumer products. We are known for our collaborative approach and strong emphasis on producer responsibility. We represent our members from 47 state environmental agencies and hundreds of local governments, and collaborate with more than 120 partners from companies, organizations, academia, and non-U.S. governments. For more information, visit www.productstewardship.us.
To Apply: Please email (with subject line “Associate for Policy and Programs”) a cover letter, resume, and two writing samples (one research report and one shorter piece) to email@example.com. Applications received without writing samples will not be considered. Additional work samples welcome.
The Product Stewardship Institute, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and provider.