Careers at Earthjustice

At Earthjustice, we are driven by a passion for justice — for people and for the environment. As the premier nonprofit environmental law organization, we are uniquely qualified to deliver sweeping, on-the-ground results that make a real difference in our environment and our communities. We are here because the Earth needs a good lawyer.

We believe a commitment to enhance and increase diversity and inclusion at Earthjustice is essential to achieve our mission.

Earthjustice offers a competitive compensation plan, as well as a comprehensive benefits package. We pay 100% of all health and welfare benefits premiums for the employee.

Our health coverage includes medical, dental, prescription, vision and alternative care. We are proud to offer a generous vacation, sick leave and disability benefit package. Additional benefits include retirement plan, flexible spending account, company sponsored life insurance, and more.

If you need reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application, interview, or some other portion of the selection process for a job at Earthjustice, please contact us at jobs@earthjustice.org.

Open Positions

For opportunities for undergraduate, graduate, and law students — including internships, externships, and law clerkships — please visit our student opportunities.

Communications

Public Affairs and Communications Strategist

Remote (U.S.) Houston, TX New Orleans, LA

Development

Associate Director of Stewardship

Remote (U.S.) New York, NY San Francisco, CA

Associate Vice President of Development Operations and Outreach

Remote (U.S.) New York, NY San Francisco, CA Seattle, WA Washington, D.C.

Principal Gifts Officer I

Remote (U.S.) Chicago, IL New York, NY Washington, D.C.

Senior Director of Planned Gifts

New York, NY San Francisco, CA Seattle, WA Washington, D.C.

Operations

Controller

Remote (U.S.)

Deputy General Counsel

Chicago, IL Los Angeles, CA New York, NY San Francisco, CA Seattle, WA Washington, D.C.

Enterprise Systems Integration Manager

Remote (U.S.)

Recruiting Associate

Remote (U.S.)

Policy and Legislation

Earthjustice Action Political Director

Washington, D.C.

Application Period Ended

At this time, new applications are no longer being accepted for the following open positions. If you have already applied for one of these positions, the hiring team will send out updates as they review existing applications.

Associate Attorney, Florida Regional Office

Applications closed on February 20, 2024

Associate Attorney, Gulf Regional

Applications closed on February 6, 2024

Board Relations Associate

Applications closed on February 2, 2024

Executive Assistant

Applications closed

Senior Counsel, Conflicts and Lobbying Compliance

Applications closed on February 12, 2024

Senior Counsel, Strategic Legal Advocacy

Applications closed

Senior Web Manager

Applications closed

Sr. Legislative Representative/Counsel

Applications closed

Working at Earthjustice

Hybrid Work

Earthjustice employs a “team-centered” approach to hybrid work, where teams collaboratively shape their unique workflow, including what work location — virtual or in-office — is best for them and the tasks at hand.

Earthjustice is an equal opportunity employer

As an equal opportunity employer, Earthjustice is committed to employment practices that ensure that employees and applicants for employment are provided with equal opportunities without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other factor specified under applicable laws that is not related to the position.

Fair Chance Hiring

Earthjustice will consider qualified applicants with a criminal history pursuant to the California Fair Chance Act, and any applicable local ordinance, such as the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, the Los Angeles County Fair Chance Act, or the Los Angeles City Fair Chance Initiative. You do not need to disclose your criminal history or participate in a background check until a conditional job offer is made to you.

After making a conditional offer and running a background check, if Earthjustice is concerned about conviction that is directly related to the job, you will be given the chance to explain the circumstances surrounding the conviction, provide mitigating evidence, or challenge the accuracy of the background report.

Our Values

Earthjustice is driven by a passion for justice, partnership, inclusion, and excellence. Our core values lead us to seek a broad range of perspectives and backgrounds to achieve our mission and to maintain an inclusive environment where all staff are valued and respected.

Our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion

Green 2.0 Pay Equity Pledge

As part of Green 2.0’s Transparency Report Card, Earthjustice is committed to ensuring pay equity for people of color.

Live Well, Work Well

Earthjustice offers a competitive compensation plan, as well as a comprehensive benefits package. We pay 100% of all health and welfare benefits premiums for the employee.

Our health coverage includes medical, dental, prescription, vision and alternative care. We are proud to offer a generous vacation, sick leave, and disability benefit package. Additional benefits include retirement plan, flexible spending account, company sponsored life insurance, and more.

Earthjustice also offers six weeks of fully paid sabbatical leave, following 10 years of continuous employment.

As a 501(c)3 organization, Earthjustice is a qualifying employer for purposes of the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.