Atlas Public Policy is looking for a highly qualified policy analyst to join our exciting policy tech firm. Atlas equips businesses and policymakers to make strategic, informed decisions that serve the public interest. We build analytical tools and dashboards using powerful, accessible technology, and offers expert advisory and convening services to tackle the pressing issues of the day.

A qualified person must be sharp, ambitious, passionate, and capable of adapting to the evolving demands at Atlas. This position can be based in San Francisco, CA or Washington, DC. Atlas staff currently work from home due to COVID-19.

Atlas’s customer base is primarily in the climate policy space, including public agencies from all levels of government, leading climate advocates in the non-profit sector, and top companies working on clean energy technology. Our work includes cutting edge research and development on critical climate-related policy issues, products that equip stakeholders with actionable information on clean energy markets, and strategic advising to key leaders in the climate space.

Atlas began in 2015 and has grown with increasing demand from our core set of public interest-focused customers. We engage all our staff in internal strategy development, and believe in work-life balance, career development, and cohesive team-oriented work.

The Work

  • Lead the writing of briefs and reports on original and synthesis research.
  • Support original research and sophisticated analyses on electric transportation, building decarbonization, and other areas of climate policy.
  • Collect data and complete data validation for the Atlas EV Hub and a similar product for the buildings sector that is in the design phase.
  • Write the weekly EV Hub digest delivered to more than 1,000 policy professionals working on electric transportation.
  • Contribute to proposals and work scopes for new and recurring customers.
  • Follow important developments in the climate policy space to contribute to ongoing work and enhance staff knowledge.
  • Manage Atlas’s presence on Twitter and LinkedIn.
  • Participate in and present at meetings with clients and other organizations actively working with Atlas.
  • Pitch in at all levels to assist staff as needed on multiple projects concurrently.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree in public policy, journalism, energy resources, economics, engineering, computer science, or related field;
  • Master’s degree in related field preferred;
  • 2-3 years of work experience related to energy and/or climate policy preferred;
  • Passionate writers strongly preferred.
  • Exceptional writing, editing, and research skills;
  • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and strong communication skills;
  • Strong interest in realizing Atlas’s mission;
  • Ambitious, self-directed, but knows when to pause and seek assistance; and
  • U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident of the United States or other U.S. work authorization (please specify details in your application. Atlas does not offer sponsorship for permanent residency).

Starting Date: As soon as possible

Application Deadline: Rolling until position is filled

Time Commitment: Full time

Compensation: Competitive salary commensurate with background and experience and good benefits.

Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to jobs@atlaspolicy.com.

Atlas Public Policy equips businesses and policymakers to make strategic, informed decisions that serve the public interest. Atlas builds analytical tools and dashboards using powerful, accessible technology, and offers expert advisory services to tackle the pressing issues of the day. More info is available at www.atlaspolicy.com.