Policy and Research Manager

About Us

Created in 2022, this new nonprofit is dedicated to advancing an ambitious vision for American offshore wind power that meets today’s climate, economic, equity, and environmental challenges. We aim to create durable momentum for policies and projects that significantly expand offshore wind generation, deliver benefits to workers and communities, and protect marine and coastal resources. We are a philanthropy-funded, national organization working collaboratively with climate change, labor, community, and wildlife conservation organizations to ensure a successful trajectory for offshore wind development in the U.S.

We are an independent operating project of the umbrella organization, Multiplier, a nationally recognized nonprofit with a growing portfolio of innovative initiatives that conserve and protect a sustainable and resilient world (www.multiplier.org). Our organization is publicly launching later this month; if you would like to learn more about us please send an email to request more information.

Position Summary

The Policy and Research Manager will support policy efforts that have interrelated goals: to advance far greater federal and state ambition for offshore wind and the approaches to large-scale deployment that can deliver worker, community, and justice benefits and protect our marine and coastal resources. The Policy and Research Manager will play an important role in developing this new organization’s policy agenda, by conducting offshore wind policy analysis and research, developing policy recommendations, and supporting the organization’s collaborative advocacy efforts. The Policy and Research Manager will report to the Executive Director.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Coordinate with the Senior Director of Strategy and Advocacy, the Campaigns Manager, and external partners to develop a federal, civil society-focused, pro-offshore wind policy agenda.
  • Serve as the organization’s in-house offshore wind policy expert, staying abreast of federal policy developments and rule-making opportunities as well as state policies and actions in place or needed to maximize offshore wind benefits and protections
  • Inform the organization’s policy recommendations and advocacy positions, using data, evidence, and collaborative engagement with a range of partners (e.g., regional alliances, advocacy partners).
  • Conduct offshore wind policy research and analysis.
  • Prepare and manage the organization’s filing of comments in regulatory proceedings.
  • Draft, edit, and prepare relevant materials (e.g., policy briefs, white papers, reports, presentations).
  • Engage with our advocacy partners to identify and fill information and data needs for advancing offshore wind advocacy.
  • Manage our offshore wind policy, data, and information clearinghouse, including producing regulatory matter distillates for a national network of offshore wind advocacy partners
  • Support the organization’s development, contributing to grant proposal development and impact evaluation and learning, as needed.

Specific experience requested:

We recognize that each applicant for this role will bring unique skills, knowledge, experiences, and background to this position. We welcome diverse experiences and perspectives in our applicant pool, and will be looking for candidates who possess many, but not necessarily all, of the following qualifications and experience:

  • Expertise in public policy, law, political science, or related fields.
  • Ideally 5+ years of related experience.
  • Track record of successfully researching, summarizing, and analyzing state and federal policies across a range of disciplines including energy, public lands, natural resources, environmental justice, workforce development, and community benefits policies.
  • Self-starter with the ability to think strategically and carry out responsibilities in an effective manner.
  • Strong personal organization skills and attention to detail; ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines concurrently and respond quickly to changing dynamics.
  • Ability to produce professional-level reports and policy recommendations to promote organizational objectives.
  • Demonstrated ability to distill technical policy information and communicate it effectively in writing and verbally to a range of different audiences.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including demonstrated equity competencies and experience working successfully across sectors with a range of advocacy and/or community organizations.
  • Demonstrated interest in public interest advocacy.

Salary, benefits, and working conditions:

Multiplier provides a comprehensive compensation package, including competitive salary ($85,000 to $95,000, depending on experience), plus excellent medical and dental benefits, retirement savings, and generous vacation and sick leave policy.

This is a full-time, remote position. Some travel will be required. We will follow CDC COVID-19 guidelines.

How to apply:

To apply, please visit our Application Portal. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. First screening will occur on November 14, 2022. Please provide a resume and cover letter in your application materials including the following:

  1. Your interest in the position and connection to our mission.Mission statement: We are an independent, non-profit organization dedicated to advancing an ambitious vision for American offshore wind power that meets today’s climate, economic, equity and environmental challenges. We aim to create durable momentum for policies and projects that significantly expand offshore wind, deliver benefits to workers and communities, and protect marine and coastal resources.
  2. Briefly explain your track record of flexibility and demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment, with changes in expectations and timelines.
  3. Your salary requirements.

We respectfully request no follow-up calls or emails.

Multiplier and our new nonprofit celebrate diversity and are committed to building teams and partnerships that represent a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills and providing an environment of mutual respect that is free from discrimination and harassment. We prohibit discrimination in our governance, programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, political beliefs, reprisal, marital status, amnesty, status as a covered veteran, because all or part of an individual’s income is derived from public assistance, or for any other non-merit based factor.

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