Website Salesforce

Location: Across the US

Overview

At Salesforce, we believe that business is a powerful platform for driving positive social and environmental impact for all partners. Our customers and products span every industry, and that’s why we use the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as a framework for action. The 17 goals outlined in the SDGs are an urgent call for action for public, private, and social sectors to come together in global partnership to take action against the world’s most pressing challenges.

The Sustainability Team is on a mission to drive meaningful climate action at scale in line with the global goal of a 1.5°C future. This means looking beyond our four walls and using our voice and our influence to drive systemic change. We’re looking for a hardworking individual to support our strategic engagements on climate policy as well as empower our entire ecosystem to join us on this journey. This individual will elevate Salesforce’s work with lawmakers and regulators around the globe, advancing science-based climate policies that facilitate a just and equitable transition to a 1.5°C future.  If you possess intellectual curiosity, great problem-solving skills and an unwavering belief that the right technology can help solve our greatest global challenges then you are an ideal candidate for the job.

Responsibilities

  • Inform and guide Salesforce products to enable corporate action on climate policy

  • Build and maintain relationships with community partners and trade associations to accelerate Salesforce’s own climate policy journey as well as enable our ecosystem to use its voice to influence policy

  • Identify and track climate-related legislation across state, federal or international jurisdictions; manage review from cross-functional partners, and consolidate feedback

  • Analyze proposed climate legislation, regulation, policies and practices to identify potential climate and business impacts; recommend new or adapted policies to maximize climate benefits

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, community partners and trade associations to identify emerging climate policy issues; develop strategies to advance climate policies priorities

  • Supercharge our climate policy work by engaging cross-functional teams to develop informed positions on key climate policy mechanisms

Required

  • 5+ years experience in U.S. state, local, federal or international corporate public policy, advocacy or related fields with a focus on climate

  • Demonstrated comprehension of climate change/climate science with expertise in specific climate topics (e.g. energy, carbon, etc.)

  • Experience designing and/or evaluating legislative policies with an eye toward climate, economic, and environmental justice impacts

  • Proven ability to work with cross-functional teams and build relationships with key internal and external partners

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with a track record of distilling complicated topics into clear public-facing resources

  • Experience working alongside software developers and understanding of the software development process

  • Confidence and ability to effectively lead, manage and execute multiple projects concurrently in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment

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