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30+ days ago

Coordinator, Data Quality

Environmental Defense Fund Washington, DC

With world attention focused on both the environment and the economy, Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) is where policymakers and business leaders… Glassdoor


30+ days ago

IT Client Operations Specialist

Environmental Defense Fund Washington, DC

With world attention focused on both the environment and the economy, Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) is where policymakers and business leaders… Glassdoor


14 days ago

Help Desk Specialist

Environmental Defense Fund Washington, DC

With world attention focused on both the environment and the economy, Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) is where policymakers and business leaders… Glassdoor


30+ days ago

Membership Production and Services Assistant

Environmental Defense Fund Washington, DC

With world attention focused on both the environment and the economy, Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) is where policymakers and business leaders… Glassdoor


30+ days ago

Oceans Communications Team Intern

Environmental Defense Fund Washington, DC

EDF is seeking an Oceans Communications Intern for Fall 2014. Interested applicants should have communications, research and writing skills. Basic… Glassdoor


30+ days ago

Campaign Manager, Young Voters Climate

Environmental Defense Fund Washington, DC

The Campaign Manager will design and manage strategies and campaigns to engage and mobilize young Americans (age 18-30) on climate change. The goal… Glassdoor


12 days ago

Fall 2014 & Spring 2015 2L Legal Internships, U.S Climate Legal & Regulatory Adv

Environmental Defense Fund Washington, DC

Previous interns have researched and written legal and policy documents for federal court litigation, administrative litigation, national and state… Glassdoor


30+ days ago

Manager, Digital Acquisition

Environmental Defense Fund Washington, DC

The Manager, Digital Acquisition reports to the Managing Director, Interactive Marketing & Membership and will lead the development and execution of… Glassdoor


15 days ago

Summer 2015 2L Legal Internship, U.S Climate Legal & Regulatory Advocacy

Environmental Defense Fund Washington, DC +2 locations

The internships are ten weeks in duration, and thirty-five hours per week (full-time). We seek students interested in working on cutting edge… Glassdoor


30+ days ago

Legal Fellowship, U.S. Climate & Air Legal and Regulatory Advocacy

Environmental Defense Fund Washington, DC

With world attention focused on both the environment and the economy, Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) is where policymakers and business leaders… Glassdoor


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    Good organization but needs some help

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
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    I have been working at Environmental Defense full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    -Great mission and cause to work for
    -More corporate than most non profits, more organized
    -Excellent flexibility and work-life balance

    Cons

    -Organization needs to invest in staff and training- management could use some help
    -Lack of upward mobility, especially for junior level staff- the organization fails to hire within
    -EDF doesn't always live up to its values- the lack of diversity, in terms of ethnicity and thought evidences this
    -Not as progressive or innovative as the organization touts itself to be

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    1. Invest in your people. If you're hiring management, they need to know how to manage projects as well as people. If they don't, get them training! It's unfair for staff to suffer under an inexperienced manager.

    2. Don't underestimate junior level staff. They deserve to be mentored and promoted. It's unfortunate that many of them end up leaving when they are more than qualified to move up in the EDF ranks.

    3. The organization is overwhelmingly.... not diverse. Hire people of different races, sexual orientations and political affiliations. With diversity in staff, you'll create more innovative solutions and different ways to approach issues that the organization would never be able to develop with the same voices and same experiences.

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