Policy Analyst, Electrification

Location: San Francisco; Flexible

Reports to: Director of Electrification Policy

Energy Innovation is seeking an experienced Policy Analyst with a technical background, strong quantitative skills, experience with project management, excellent verbal and written communications skills, and electrification subject matter expertise. Ideally, the candidate would also have an understanding of electric or gas utility regulation and the interplay between the power sector and electrification policies. The Policy Analyst will report to the Director of Electrification Policy.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Executing research and quantitative analysis related to electrification of buildings, transportation, and industrial sectors, as well as support on related electricity policy efforts.
  • Generating leads and assisting policymakers, with support from the Director of Electrification Policy.
  • Supporting policy analysis through production of quality information, including written summaries, graphs, charts, and infographics, on tight
  • Drafting, editing, and sharpening written materials, including policy papers, letters to policymakers, blog entries, and op-eds.
  • Obtaining information from diverse sources, such as reports, data hunting, computer models, academic journal articles, and by attending presentations and conducting
  • Responding to inquiries and requests from policymakers, thought leaders, and internal team members in a focused, succinct manner, and with responses backed up by solid
  • Supporting the Director of Electrification Policy in the development and implementation of strategic goals and related activities.
  • Working in collaboration with external partners and other members of the Energy Innovation team on priority policy efforts.


The successful application will have the following minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in energy- or environment-related field with superior academic record; graduate degree in law, economics, electrical engineering, or finance preferred.
  • Two or more years of work experience in any of the following areas:
    • Climate, energy, or environmental policy analysis, g. at a nonprofit, a member of a political staff, etc.
    • Energy systems modeling and analysis.
    • Utility regulation, transportation policy, and/or building sector policy.
    • Financial analysis in the energy industry.
  • All of the following:
    • Excellent oral and written communication
    • Top-notch quantitative analytical
    • Interest in and familiarity with S. energy policy, climate policy, and the interplay with transportation, buildings, and industry electrification.
  • Self-motivated and entrepreneurial, but able to work well on a
  • Time management, organization, and a desire to manage a wide variety of tasks.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and be flexible in a fast-paced, constantly evolving and collaborative
  • Collegial approach, excellent interpersonal skills, and a sense of

Equal Opportunity: Energy Innovation is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. Applicants shall not be discriminated against because of race, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, marital status, or medical condition.

Salary and Benefits: Energy Innovation provides a competitive compensation package, including a salary commensurate with qualifications and experience, and a comprehensive benefits package.

To Apply: Position is open until filled.  Please submit an email with “Policy Analyst Application” in the subject line, a cover letter, and resume to jobs@nullenergyinnovation.org;  Please provide all information electronically; no phone calls.