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Project Manager, State Affairs, New Jersey
Location: Hybrid 2-3 days or as needed in the New York City office
The Project Manager, State Affairs, New Jersey reports to the New Jersey State Director and is responsible for the implementation of effective policy and advocacy strategies that support EDF’s program efforts in New Jersey. The project manager’s responsibilities may also include managing consultants/lobbyists, identifying internal and external synergies and conflicts, coordinating with partner organizations, and relationship development with influential decision makers. The Project Manager will work closely with the New Jersey State Director, program staff, and core consultants that round out the NJ-based policy and advocacy team.
Ideally this position would be based in New Jersey, but also open to qualified candidates located in neighboring states with easy access to New Jersey and willingness to travel in-state frequently.
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.