Join Team CEP

Policy Director

The Policy Director is responsible for helping to develop and implement Clean Energy Project’s policy agenda, manage policy research to support policy positions, and communicate with policymakers, stakeholders, the public, and the media about Clean Energy Project’s work in Nevada, the West, and nationally.

Reports to: Executive Director
Status: Full-time, exempt
Location: Nevada-based with option for partial tele-commuting
Salary: Commensurate with experience; moving expenses may be negotiated

Primary Responsibilities

Research Development & Management
  • Develop program of policy research on the economic benefits of clean energy in consultation with the Executive Director, Board of Directors and other stakeholders.

  • Serve as project manager for policy research projects, including overseeing consultants.

  • Work with communications team to translate academic or industry research into policy briefs and other
    materials for policymakers, the public and media.

  • Supervise interns conducting policy research.

  • Contribute to the development of annual National Clean Energy Summit program and speaker line-up.

External Relations
  • Build the profile of the Clean Energy Project as a policy thought leader.

  • Engage public officials, the business community, and other stakeholders to present Clean Energy Project’s work
    and receive feedback to refine policy positions.

  • Oversee planning and execution of events such as policy breakfasts, roundtables, workshops, tele-town halls,
    and other venues to encourage dialogue and educate policymakers and the public.

  • Promote Clean Energy Project policy agenda to elected officials at the local and state level.

  • Contribute insights to fundraising strategies and respond to donor inquiries.


  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience in clean energy policy analysis and development required, with a preference for state-level policy work.

  • Experience managing projects and consultants and evidence of strong organizational skills.

  • Strong writing and communication skills and ability to present quantitative findings are required.

  • Advanced degree (law or master’s level work) in an energy-related field preferred.

Application Instructions

To apply, submit letter of interest, resume, and two (2) writing samples to Please include “Policy Director” in subject line. Review of applicants will begin immediately, but only candidates of interest will be contacted. Clean Energy Project, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.