Executive Director - Spark Northwest

Posted by NPL Connects on Monday, May 20, 2019 at 10:15 AM PDT

Spark Northwest seeks to hire a strategic Executive Director adept at building relationships, and identifying and pursuing new opportunities to lead the organization into its next chapter. 

Spark Northwest plays a unique role in the clean energy movement in the Pacific Northwest by helping to accelerate the shift to clean energy one community at a time, through on-the-ground projects and progressive policy advocacy.  Whether working with rural farmers to deliver energy efficiency workshops, designing a community solar program for a municipal utility, helping a Native American tribe chart a clean energy plan, or assisting a low-income neighborhood to launch a group purchase campaign, Spark Northwest activates communities to work collectively towards a cleaner, healthier environment for generations to come.

Successful candidates will be collaborative by nature, and capable of building and supporting an engaged staff and board team. They will be skilled at building robust external relationships and have a strong fundraising track record. Specific content expertise in renewable energy and energy efficiency is a plus, and we seek candidates who are deeply passionate about and committed to accelerating the shift to clean energy through equitable access, community empowerment, and advocacy.   

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