With world attention on both the environment and the economy, Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) is where policymakers and business leaders turn for win-win solutions. By focusing on strong science, uncommon partnerships and market-based approaches, we tackle urgent threats with practical solutions. We are one of the world’s largest environmental organizations, with more than two million members and a staff of approximately 630 scientists, economists, policy experts, and other professionals around the world. We operate in 22 geographies with unique projects running across four programs. You will be part of a vibrant workplace that welcomes diverse perspectives, talents and contributions, where innovation and results are a way of life.
Do you feel the environment is under assault today, and do you have the talent and drive to do something about it? Are you passionate about working with underserved communities on clean energy, human health and pollution? We’re offering an amazing storytelling opportunity at the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF).
EDF seeks a Senior Writer/Editor to cover cutting-edge environmental issues in the field of Energy reporting to EDF’s two million members and supporters. Working with leading scientists, policy analysts and communications colleagues, you will also generate articles on topics such as climate change, oceans, ecosystems and human health. We are looking for an individual who has a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world. If you pride yourself on your ability to translate jargon into clear, valuable information, this is work that you’ll find endlessly satisfying and mentally stimulating. Reporting to the Editorial Director, the Senior Writer/Editor will work out of either EDF’s national headquarters in New York City, or in satellite EDF offices in Washington, D.C. or Austin, TX.
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Environmental Defense Fund is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.