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Senior Associate, Lands and Resilience, U.S. Climate Alliance

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Washington, DC

The U.S. Climate Alliance is a bipartisan coalition of governors committed to upholding the goals of the Paris Agreement.  The U.S. Climate Alliance secretariat provides strategic, convening, analytical and other functions to support Alliance states in making progress on their climate priorities.  For more information on the on the Alliance, please visit

The Senior Associate assists the Executive Director of the U.S. Climate Alliance Secretariat in developing and executing strategy to support Alliance states meeting their climate priorities, and working internationally to make progress towards the goals of the Paris Agreement.  The Senior Associate will focus on supporting Alliance states in the development and implementation of natural climate solutions to enhance carbon mitigation, sequestration and climate resilience.  They will also lead the Alliance’s portfolio on developing and implementing resilience measures to protect communities from the impacts of climate change.  As part of a small team, the Senior Associate will also be required to assume other duties as needed, including but not limited to research, administrative, coordination and events management functions.

The Senior Associate reports to the U.S. Climate Alliance Secretariat Executive Director in support of Alliance states, and will be expected to work as part of broader Natural and Working Lands and Climate Resilience teams that include Alliance consultants and external partners.  The Senior Associate supports and responds to state-led initiatives, and works with the Energy and Climate team at the United Nations Foundation, which houses the U.S. Climate Alliance Secretariat.

This position is located in D.C.