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Executive Director

We are seeking a dynamic, forward-thinking leader to take EEWV into the coming decade. We're looking for someone with fundraising/development experience, comfort working with industry leaders and business owners, and familiarity with energy policy. EEWV is a 10-year-old nonprofit coalition of individuals, businesses, and organizations seeking to grow the energy efficiency industry in the state.

The position we are hiring for is part-time in order to give the candidate flexibility in their schedule, but the pay is competitive for a part-time position. As revenues increase, the job could potentially grow into a full-time position.

Who are we looking for? These attributes are a must:
  • Proven ability to remain objective, discreet, and exercise common sense at all times. Able to develop strong, trusting relationships within the organization.
  • Thrives in a dynamic environment and able to work on various projects simultaneously, requiring strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to think and plan strategically with regard to the organization’s future.
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or equivalent professional experience.
  • Two (2) + years’ professional experience, with a minimum of one (1) year in a management/leadership capacity. 
  • Policy advocacy experience, both online and in person.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and successfully raise funds or make sales.
  • Familiarity with local, state, and federal regulations and requirements for nonprofit and other business operations.
  • Proficient with social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter), G Suite (Gmail/Google Docs, etc.) and Microsoft Excel/Powerpoint/Word. Ability to learn other platforms as necessary.
These attributes are beneficial:
  • Leadership role in a nonprofit or government/civil service organization.
  • Experience managing an annual organizational budget of $50,000 or greater.
  • Energy efficiency, construction, and/or renewable energy experience.
This job is ideal for someone who is:
  • Achievement-oriented – enjoys taking on challenges, even if they might fail.
  • People-oriented – enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects.
  • Adaptable/flexible – enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction.

EEWV Executive Director Job Description

Duties:

  • Communicate online, in the media, and to the membership about energy efficiency policies.
  • Manage grant applications and reporting in consultation with the board.
  • Execute monthly grant deliverables related to code enforcement and energy savings adoption.
  • Identify and work with community partners to advocate for stronger energy efficiency programs and policies.
  • In consultation with and consent of the board, identify and execute revenue-generating ideas for the organization.
  • Facilitate long- and middle-term planning for the organization with the board and other staff.
  • Work with EEWV’s Policy Director to supervise regulatory and legislative strategies for advancing energy efficiency policies at the Public Service Commission and West Virginia legislature.
  • Identify and pursue opportunities for organizational expansion and growth.

Job type: Part-time (estimated 24-32 hours weekly, depending on duties)

Salary: $25,000-$35,000/year, depending on the hours worked, via 1099 form (no withholding)

Work authorization: United States (Required)

Required travel: In-state, 2-4 times monthly; out-of-state, roughly 2-3 times annually

Work location: Some remote would be permissible, but must be based in Charleston, West Virginia, or able to be in Charleston regularly.

Schedule: Flexible.

To apply: Email resume, letter of interest or any questions to info@EEWV.org.

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