Policy Associate

Accountability Counsel


  • Location: Washington, D.C.
  • Rolling application

Accountability Counsel is seeking a new team member to join us as a full-time Policy Associate to be based in Washington, D.C. This is an unusual opportunity to be part of a growing, fast-paced, leading organization that works to achieve greater accountability for human rights and environmental abuses caused by development finance. We seek a world where communities harmed by abuses can secure remedy to realize rights. We are creating an ecosystem where effective and robust accountability systems deter abuses. The position reports to Accountability Counsel’s Policy Director. We anticipate a three-month training period for our new team member.

The Policy Associate is responsible for working closely with Accountability Counsel’s Policy Director on the design and implementation of Accountability Counsel’s strategies to increase public and private sector accountability and access to redress for environmental and human rights abuses. This includes strengthening the transparency, independence, fairness, accessibility, and effectiveness at existing accountability offices. The Policy Associate will also join our work on the creation of new accountability offices. For a listing of the primary institutions on which we focus, please visit the Policy Advocacy page of our website.

For more information about the position and how to apply please follow Link to Job.