This professional-level position will contribute to Defenders of Wildlife’s renewable energy and wildlife conservation efforts, with a focus on animals and plants listed under the Endangered Species Act, key species and focal landscapes. The incumbent is responsible for advancing Defenders’ renewable energy and wildlife conservation objectives and assisting with effective and consistent implementation of national programs and policies. In so doing, the Policy Analyst will ensure integration with Defenders’ other policy program priorities and work closely with our Field Conservation, Government Relations, Conservation Law, Communications and other departments.
Responsibilities of this position include providing leadership on development and implementation of effective renewable energy policies consistent with Defenders’ strategic goals; working closely with conservation partners, federal land and wildlife agencies, states, and other stakeholders to further our objectives; coordinating and/or assisting Defenders’ advocacy efforts to influence federal regulations, policies, and conservation/mitigation strategies; supporting Defenders’ staff to address renewable energy and wildlife, and other relevant issues; and representing Defenders in public fora, including the news media.
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