Atlas Public Policy is looking for a highly qualified senior 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 original research, policy analyses, roadmaps, issue briefs on electric transportation and/or building electrification topics.
  • Support the building of complex analytical tools using Microsoft Excel like the Dashboard for Rapid Vehicle Electrification (DRVE).
  • Work directly with any of our many customers to field questions and provide strategic advice through original research and/or leveraging Atlas’s existing knowledgebase.
  • Advise staff on original research and sophisticated data analyses.
  • Advance Atlas’s mission by expanding our reach in existing sectors and developing relationships in new areas of public policy.
  • Lead meetings with clients and other organizations actively working with Atlas.
  • Represent Atlas at events and give direct support to our customers.
  • Pitch in at all levels to assist staff as needed.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in public policy, energy resources, economics, or related field;
  • 3-5 years of work experience related to energy, transportation, and/or climate policy strongly preferred;
  • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and strong communication skills;
  • Exceptional writing, editing, and research skills;
  • Strong interest in realizing Atlas’s mission;
  • Ambitious, self-directed; and
  • U.S. citizen, 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.