The ClimateWorks Transportation Program advances a sustainable, affordable, and low-carbon mobility system for people and goods movement. We broaden support for the transition to cleaner, more efficient, and zero-emission vehicle and fuel technologies, and for increasing efficient transportation choices, including transit, walking, biking, and shared mobility. We work with NGOs, academia, business, policymakers, consumers, and other stakeholders to advance sound policy, innovation, and investment. The Road Transport portfolio includes the Drive Electric Campaign which aims to achieve 100% zero-emission road transport for all modes at the speed and scale needed to address the climate challenge.
The ClimateWorks Foundation Associate Director, Road Transportation will co-lead (with the Senior Director) the Road Transport initiative, the Drive Electric campaign, and support the overall ClimateWorks Transportation Program. This position reports to the Senior Director, Transportation and will serve on a team that includes additional staff and outside contractors.
The Associate Director will support ClimateWorks Transportation Program by: developing and providing input on and leading strategies; facilitating and managing collaboration between internal and external partners, grantmaking due diligence, oversight, and reporting; contributing to development and fund-raising efforts for the program; and helping build and grow internal capacity to deliver on the portfolio’s goals.
This is a highly interdisciplinary, cross-functional and cross-regional role that interfaces directly with funders, program staff, grantees, and CW staff leadership. The Associate Director must possess the expertise and skills to operate and thrive in a highly collaborative and dynamic environment.
Includes the following and other duties as assigned:
Program Development and Grantmaking
Content development and communications
The successful applicant will have the following minimum qualifications:
While not required, applicants with the following qualifications are welcome:
ClimateWorks Foundation is committed to building a team that reflects the global community our mission serves. Candidates from underrepresented backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
ClimateWorks offers an excellent benefits package and a competitive salary (>$120,000 per annum, negotiable commensurate with experience and with geographic differential applied based on location). This position will be located in San Francisco, CA, but excellent candidates who would prefer to work from other locations will be considered (with expectations of semi-regular travel, including to Northern California).
ClimateWorks Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes a diverse candidate pool. The Foundation recognizes diversity as an asset essential to accomplishing its work and views diversity as encompassing differences in race and gender, as well as age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, job skills, education, and geographic location. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.
To be considered for this position, interested candidates must follow the link below to submit a resume and cover letter. This position will remain open until filled.