Associate Editor (Environmental Law Reporter)
The Environmental Law Institute (ELI) seeks an energetic, highly focused, self-starting individual to be Associate Editor for the Environmental Law Reporter (ELR).
ELI is a non-profit organization headquartered in Washington, D.C., that makes law work for people, places, and the planet. ELI brings together diverse perspectives and viewpoints from the public and private sector to advance the common goal of environmental protection. ELI convenes seminars and trainings on cutting-edge legal and policy issues, conducts extensive research on a variety of topics, and publishes print and online periodicals and books.
The Associate Editor is responsible for writing about late-breaking developments in environmental law and policy, including recent court decisions, proposed legislation, and administrative rulemaking, for ELR’s electronic and print publications. The Associate Editor will work at ELI’s office in Washington, D.C., and will report to the Director of Publications.
Visit the ELI home page at www.eli.org for more information.
QUALIFICATIONS: The candidate should have: (1) a law school degree; (2) top-notch legal research and writing skills; (3) a strong academic record, particularly in the area of environmental law; (4) superior interpersonal and organizational skills; (5) the ability to manage several tasks with limited supervision; (6) a willingness to learn new skills; and (7) a desire to support ELI’s mission of advancing environmental protection by improving law, policy, and management. Experience working with websites, online databases, and social media are desirable but not required.
Salary: $40,000-45,000, depending on experience, with excellent benefits.
Application Instructions: Submit an application package via ELI’s online application system, found by clicking theApply button above. To be considered, your submission must include the completed online form, together with the following uploaded materials: (1) a cover letter; (2) a current resume; and (3) a list of references. Your cover letter should address your personal goals and interests, as well as your experience and interest in carrying out the duties outlined above.
Applications must be submitted to ELI no later than February 16, 2018. Please note: you must use ELI’s online application system. ELI is not unable to consider applications submitted by email, U.S. mail, or hand delivery; nor can late applications be considered. No phone calls, please. Please send an email to if you have any technical problems complying with these application instructions.
The Environmental Law Institute is strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunity and to achieving an inclusive, diverse workplace that values every individual. Minority candidates are encouraged to apply.