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|Company / Business Name:||Greenpeace|
Greenpeace is a global, independent campaigning organization that uses peaceful protest and creative communication to expose global environmental problems and promote solutions that are essential to a green and peaceful future. For nearly fifty years, greenpeace has fought to save the planet from the threat of global warming, destruction of ancient forests, deterioration of our oceans, and the threat of a nuclear disaster loom large. As an independent organization, greenpeace does not accept funds from any corporations or government entities. Greenpeace is headquartered in the netherlands, with offices all around the world in over fifty countries.
|Employment Areas:||Law/Legal; Non-Profit; Science|
|Office Address:||702 H Street, NW|
|ZIP / Post Code:||20001|
|State:||DC District of Columbia|
|Phone:||See the relevant job posting below for the correct number (if available).|
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over one month ago
Washington - District of Columbia - USALaw/Legal, Environmental
We know that we’re in a historic moment in this country. From threats to the planet’s systems, to the corporate hijacking of our democracy,...
Skills Needed: Required Skills & Experience
Minimum 7 years of legal experience, including a track record for translating strategic thinking and legal analysis into action plans, outputs and results
Outstanding judgment and creative problem-solving skills, including negotiation and conflict resolution skills
Ability to thrive and make decisions in a fast-changing and deadline driven environment, including managing multiple priorities and projects, anticipating future needs and maintaining attention to detail
Excellent project and task management skills and experience in directing a project from conception to completion
Exceptional and persuasive written and verbal communicator, including experience working with non-lawyers and explaining complex legal concepts in a comprehensive way
An intrinsic and unwavering support for equity, diversity and inclusion in the workplace and beyond
Commitment to progressive values and peaceful direct action as a means to change
Ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally as needed
Juris doctor (JD) and current state license to practice law
Preferred Skills & Experience
Expertise, with at least 3 years experience in campaign finance and non-profit tax law.
Experience with providing legal support in unionized non-profit organizations
Knowledge of U.S. political landscape, culture, social movements and socio-economic environment
Experience in providing legal counsel and leadership to non-profit advocacy organizations
Experience in environmental, human rights or direct legal representation of activists a plus
If you want to save the world from climate change and believe in environmental justice, please submit an application on our careers page. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and will conclude once we have found the best candidate.
Greenpeace is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, class, sex, gender, sexual orientation, disability, family/marital status, religion or other protected classes. We strongly encourage applications from marginalized communities. If you require assistance applying to this opportunity, please contact (Please contact us using the "Apply for this Job Posting" box below)