Editorial Director | Climate Power | $113,582 – $135,277 | Remote (Worldwide)

Editorial Director | Climate Power | $113,582 – $135,277 | Remote (Worldwide)

113,582 - 135,277 / year
Remote Worldwide
Application ends: August 5, 2024
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Job Description

Tier Description: Project management across teams; Manages staff andcontractors; Manage a vertical of work & manage daily workflow; Positions lead work in an area of specialization and require expertise or near expertise in the relevant area. Requires significant experience. Middle Management.

About Climate Power

Climate Power is an independent strategic communications and paid media operation focused on building the political will and public support for bold climate action. Founded by the Center for American Progress Action Fund, League of Conservation Voters, and Sierra Club, Climate Power integrates hard-hitting research, polling, state and national earned media, digital and paid media to influence the national conversation, embolden leaders to take immediate, bold climate action, and expose climate deniers and their oil and gas lobby allies.

About This Role

Climate Power has an immediate opening for an Editorial Director on its Communications team. This person will drive the successful execution of day-to-day and long-term writing projects and ensure that written materials within the department and across the organization are streamlined.

This pivotal role will play a crucial part in the strategic development of an editorial process to standardize outbound materials in the 2024 Presidential Cycle. The ideal candidate will bring a proven track record of exceptional writing skills, project management skills, and a passion for advancing our mission to combat climate change.

This position reports to the Managing Director of Communications.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Take charge of strategically conceptualizing, writing, and editing Communication teams products, ensuring they resonate with our diverse audience ensuring accuracy, consistency, grammar, style, and tone of voice, while adhering to brand guidelines.
  • Manages Communication team editorial review process, implementing efficient workflows to enhance efficiency, quality, and timeliness, ensuring resources are effectively managed to ensure best in class product, including coordination cross teams and product delivery.
  • Build and manage the editorial calendar, balancing proactive planning with the agility to 1) capitalize on timely opportunities and emerging conversations and ensuring timely and relevant content production. And 2) coordinate with other teams across Climate Power.
  • Work in deep partnership with Climate Powers research team to ensure content accuracy.
  • Ensure that content is inclusive and accessible for diverse audiences, including adherence to best practices for cultural competency and accessibility.
  • Continually assess content performance metrics and use insights to optimize future content strategies and resource distributionProvide guidance to other staff members on writing conventions and style.


If you dont meet all of the requirements and believe youre a good fit, we absolutely encourage you to apply, but be sure to uplift all experience that aligns with both our essential and desired qualifications.

  • 7 years of relevant prior work experience in communications and editing.
  • 3 years of people and/or project management experience; demonstrated success in leading departments and diverse teams and managing complex projects.
  • Must be able to work independently, but also collaboratively with diverse groups of people, communities, and partners.
  • Strong organizational skills and a demonstrated ability to meet deadlines, manage competing priorities.
  • Adept at long-form and short-form writing.
  • Excellent grasp of grammar and spelling.
  • Proven research and fact-checking skills.
  • Proactive and energetic disposition.
  • A keen eye for detail and quality writing.
  • Organized and meticulous about their work.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Google Workplace.

Location & Hours of Operations

  • Climate Power is a remote-first organization based in DC. This position can be located anywhere in the U.S., but must be able to work Monday – Friday 9 am – 6 pm EST, plus weekends and evenings as the work dictates.

Salary and Perks

  • $113,582 – $135,277 a year
  • Climate Power offers a competitive compensation package including experienced based salary (please ensure that all relevant experience is included on your resume) and comprehensive benefits, including the following:
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurances100% paid for employee50% for their dependents
  • Unlimited Paid Time off, including every other Friday and extended summer, fall, and winter breaks
  • 401(k) with 5% match
  • Education Assistance, including student loan repayment program
  • Sabbatical Leave
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Monthly Tech Allowance
  • Cell Phone Stipend
  • Work From Home Stipend, for home office furniture
  • Employee Wellness & Treat Yourself Funds