Climate Action Fellow

Business Council on Climate Change Published: August 25, 2016
San Francisco , California
Job Type
Energy / Natural Resources/ Restoration / Outreach / Advocacy /

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~ The Business Council on Climate Change (BC3) is a coalition of San Francisco organizations dedicated to forging collaborative, local solutions to climate change. We work together—across businesses, across government agencies, and across economic sectors—to secure a vibrant future for our city and our planet. ~

Position Overview

We are looking for a fellow to help us tell the BC3 story, drive our projects forward, and provide day-to-day to support to the Executive Director. As a small organization, BC3 depends on fellows who are entrepreneurial, creative, and excited about taking on substantive responsibilities. Strong communication skills are also a must. 

This is an excellent opportunity for an individual with a passion for climate solutions and an interest in interacting with Bay Area sustainability leaders. Most BC3 fellows have had success finding full-time Bay Area employment following their fellowships.


  • Establish BC3 as a thought leader on the interaction between cities, sustainability, and business, by producing quality content for the BC3 blog, growing BC3’s social media presence, and assisting with media outreach. 
  • Grow and support the BC3 community by planning and managing member events. 
  • Advance BC3’s programmatic efforts by facilitating the implementation of member-led climate action projects. 
  • Improve BC3 operations by providing day-to-day administrative support.  

Required Qualifications 

  • Excellent writing skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Professionalism 
  • Proven ability to develop and/or manage complex projects
  • Social media and online organizing experience 
  • Video and/or graphics experience preferred
  • Knowledge of climate change, sustainable cities, and sustainable business issues
  • Unshakeable positivity 

Hours and Pay 

This position is unpaid, fellows are expected to work 4 days (32 hours) per week, and typical commitments last 12 weeks. Flexibility around work hours and start/end dates may be possible for qualified applicants. We are based in the beautiful new San Francisco Department of Environment offices in downtown San Francisco. Fellowship terms generally begin December 1, March 1, June 1, and September 1. 

To Apply  

  • Please use the email address below to send a resume, cover letter, and writing sample - with subject line "Climate Action Fellow Application".
  • The writing sample should take the form of a brief (~300 word) blog post on a topic of your choosing.
  • Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.
  • Please indicate which term you are applying for.

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