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ACE - Alliance for Climate Education. |
|Job Type:||Full Time|
|Experience Required:||4-5 years|
|State/Province:||CA - California|
Alliance for Climate Education (ACE) is the national leader in high school climate science education; its mission is to educate and inspire youth to take action to curb the causes of climate change. ACE accomplishes this mission through dynamic, award winning multimedia school assemblies that make the complex subject of climate science and solutions relevant, interesting, and fun. Following these assemblies, ACE Educators assist students in implementing carbon reduction programs in their schools and communities, and also provide youth leadership opportunities reaching well beyond campus grounds. Using this process of education applied to initial actions and then major projects, ACE†grooms leaders who can influence peers and effect change. In its first two years, ACE has reached over 1,000,000 high school students. ACE has a current staff of 35, an annual budget of $3 million, and is planning for significant growth over the next two years.
ACE seeks a dedicated Executive Director with a well-established track record in leading and scaling an organization or business, developing and executing financial growth strategies, and building partnerships to lead the continued development and growth of this climate-focused organization. The Executive Director will have a deep appreciation for climate change mitigation and the role of education in promoting action and stewardship. This is a high profile opportunity for a dynamic professional with demonstrated abilities to expand an organizationís funding base, significantly scale up operations, manage senior level staff, and externally communicate ACEís mission and values.
ACE will consider candidates with a range of career profiles whose core values and leadership abilities match the demands of the Executive Director role. The Executive Director will report to, and work closely with, the Board of Directors to implement the organizationís fundraising and programmatic goals.
Duties and Responsibilities
The Executive Director's primary responsibilities will be fundraising, revenue generation, scaling up the organization, and financial oversight and will include the following:
Additional responsibilities include the following:
Public and community support
Program implementation and evaluation
The successful candidate will have the following minimum qualifications:
Compensation and Benefits
ACE offers an excellent benefits package and a competitive salary that is commensurate with experience. This position will be located in Oakland, California.
To be considered for this position, interested candidates must follow the link below to submit a resume, cover letter, and salary requirements. CEA Recruiting is assisting ACE with this search. Please direct all applications and inquiries to CEA Recruiting. This position will remain open until filled.
Alliance for Climate Education is an equal opportunity employer.
CEA Recruiting works with leading environmental nonprofits, foundations, and businesses to recruit top talent and design effective organizational staffing strategies.