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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 is full time.


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, 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.

Please email resume, letter of interest, or any questions to info@EEWV.org.



Job Description

Duties:

  • Fulfill contractual obligations between EEWV and the West Virginia Office of Energy (up to 50% of time)

  • Work with accountant and Policy Director to draft 2021 organizational budget for board review 

  • 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.

Compensation: $20/hour for up to but not exceeding an average of 40 hours/week 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 once COVID-19 vaccines are readily available to the general populace.

Schedule: Generally 9-5, M-F, but some evenings and weekends work may be needed.

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