Green Job of the Day: Environment and Energy Program & Policy Associate, Silicon Valley Leadership Group (San Jose, CA)

Green Job of the Day is a feature of Green Collar Blog which highlights a job opening pertaining to environmental or social responsibility.

Job: Environment and Energy Program & Policy Associate
Organization: Silicon Valley Leadership Group
Location: San Jose, CA

An excerpt of the job announcement follows below. You can review the complete job announcement here.

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About the Silicon Valley Leadership Group
The Silicon Valley Leadership Group, founded in 1978 by David Packard of Hewlett-Packard, represents more than 375 of the Silicon Valley’s most respected employers. Leadership Group members collectively provide one of every three private sector jobs in Silicon Valley.  The Silicon Valley Leadership Group is a member-driven organization that is engaged on a wide number of issues that impact the economic health and quality of life in the Silicon Valley region, including housing and land use, transportation, health, environment, energy, education, taxation and economic vitality.

Position Description
This position supports both the Vice President for Environment and the Director of Energy and their committees, in equal measure. The scope of duties for the Associate include the following…

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Green Job of the Day: Conservation Law and Climate Change Coordinator, Defenders of Wildlife (Washington, DC)

Green Job of the Day is a feature of Green Collar Blog which highlights a job opening pertaining to environmental or social responsibility.

Job: Conservation Law and Climate Change Coordinator
Organization: Defenders of Wildlife
Location: Washington, DC 

An excerpt of the job announcement follows below. You can review the complete job announcement here.

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The Conservation Law and Climate Change Coordinator is an integral part of Defenders of Wildlifes legal,  federal lands and climate change teams and is expected to develop strong knowledge of current legal,  federal lands and climate program projects and provide general assistance to staff members in both departments on various matters relating to those projects. The Conservation Law and Climate Change Coordinator is responsible for administering Defenders litigation docket; Conservation Law Department and Landscape Conservation and Climate Adaptation Department budgets and web content; handling information requests on all climate and legal program issues; representing the two departments in internal and external meetings on select issues; coordinating office procedures to facilitate accomplishment of workplans; and organizing division events including meetings, receptions, and conferences. 

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Green Job of the Day: Communications Director, Save The Bay (San Francisco, CA)

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Job: Communications Director
Organization: Save The Bay
Location: San Francisco, CA 

An excerpt of the job announcement follows below. You can review the complete job announcement here.

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As the Bay’s leading champion for 50 years, Save The Bay is the largest regional organization working exclusively to protect and restore San Francisco Bay for people and wildlife.

We are looking for a highly organized and detail oriented Bookkeeper to join our team. The ideal candidate has well rounded knowledge and experience in the following areas: accounts payable, payroll processing, cash management and preparation of monthly financial statements in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles. The Bookkeeper is also responsible for managing employee benefit plans. This is a full time, non exempt position reporting to the Finance and Administration Manager.

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Green Job of the Day: Director of Finance and Administration, Tuolumne River Trust (San Francisco, CA)

Green Job of the Day is a feature of Green Collar Blog which highlights a job opening pertaining to environmental or social responsibility.

Job: Director of Finance and Administration
Organization: Tuolumne River Trust
Location: San Francisco, CA 

An excerpt of the job announcement follows below. You can review the complete job announcement here.

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The Tuolumne River Trust is currently seeking a Director of Finance and Administration.  This is a great opportunity to join a motivated team working to promote the stewardship of the Tuolumne River and its tributaries. The successful candidate will run the finance, accounting and administrative operations for the Tuolumne River Trust – with eleven staff and an annual budget of approximately 1m. This person will maintain effective accounting and finance operations, prepare organizational and program budgets, ensure that appropriate policies, procedures, and internal controls are maintained to safeguard our organization with strong financial management. 

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Green Job of the Day: Project Developer, LA County PACE Financing Program (Los Angeles, CA)

Green Job of the Day is a feature of Green Collar Blog which highlights a job opening pertaining to environmental or social responsibility.

Job: Project Developer
Location: Los Angeles, CA

The complete job announcement follows below.

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My company is engaged to manage the LA County PACE Financing Program, an innovative model for funding efficiency and renewable energy projects in existing commercial buildings.  I am looking to sub-contract with a Project Developer to assist with the following general tasks:

  • Generate applications through outreach to commercial property owners, property managers, contractors, to educate them on the program and generate leads
  • Interface with banks and other PACE Investors on behalf of property owner applicants
  • Support property owners through the entire project development cycle, from project identification, scoping, design, procurement
  • Other tasks as needed

The ideal candidate will have the following credentials/qualifications/traits:

  • Graduate degree, ideally an MBA or Master’s in Real Estate Finance/Development
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in commercial real estate, ideally in asset management, acquisitions or construction/project management
  • Background in renewable energy a plus
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong project management skills
  • Strong network of contacts in Los Angeles
  • Independent self-starter, committed to protecting the environment while creating economic wealth 

Compensation will be commensurate with experience.  Send resume and cover letter to:

dmh [at] sustentogroup.com

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Green Job of the Day: Online Communications Coordinator, Echoing Green (New York, NY)

Green Job of the Day is a feature of Green Collar Blog which highlights a job opening pertaining to environmental or social responsibility.

Job: Online Communications Coordinator
Organization: Echoing Green
Location: New York, NY   

An excerpt of the job announcement follows below. You can review the complete job announcement here.

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Founded in 1987 by global growth equity firm, General Atlantic, Echoing Green unleashes next generation talent to solve the world's biggest problems. To date, Echoing Green has invested over $31 million in seed funding in more than 500 social entrepreneurs (Echoing Green Fellows) and their innovative organizations across the globe. Recognized Echoing Green Fellows include the founders of Teach For America, City Year, College Summit, One Acre Fund, and SKS Microfinance. Further, Echoing Green provides content, tools and access to networks for young people to build meaningful, impact-driven careers. Additional information can be found by visiting www.echoinggreen.org.

This is an extraordinary opportunity for an experienced professional to play a vital role in advancing Echoing Green’s organizational brand, promoting our thought leadership and the work of our Fellows, and guiding young people in their journey towards developing an impact-driven career. The Online Communications Coordinator reports to the Director of Online Communications and will work closely with members of the Communications, Work on Purpose, Operations, and Fellowship and Alumni teams.

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Green Job of the Day: Solar Installation Associate, GRID Alternatives (Chico, CA)

Green Job of the Day is a feature of Green Collar Blog which highlights a job opening pertaining to environmental or social responsibility.

Job: Solar Installation Associates (three positions available)
Organization: GRID Alternatives

An excerpt of the job announcement follows below. You can review the complete job announcement here (Microsoft Word format).

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Founded during the 2001 California energy crisis, GRID Alternatives’ (www.gridalternatives.org) mission is to empower communities in need by providing renewable energy and energy efficiency services, equipment, and training. GRID Alternatives provides these services exclusively to low-income households, including families, seniors, and persons with disabilities. We install solar electric systems for low-income homeowners with volunteers and job trainees, enhancing long-term housing affordability for low-income households by reducing their energy costs, and expanding economic opportunity by providing skills and training in the growing field of solar electricity.

GRID Alternatives’ North Valley office is looking for three (3) Solar Installation Associates to join our organization as AmeriCorps members. This is an opportunity for highly motivated and enthusiastic people to join GRID Alternatives for a 12-month term. AmeriCorps members will gain valuable experience in the solar and non-profit industry to help launch their career while making significant contributions to GRID Alternatives and the broader community.

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Green Job of the Day: Executive Director, Green America (Washington, DC)

Green Job of the Day is a feature of Green Collar Blog which highlights a job opening pertaining to environmental or social responsibility.

Job: Executive Director
Organization: Green America
Location: Washington, DC

An excerpt of the job announcement follows below. More information is available here.

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To celebrate our 30th anniversary and raise the bar for the next 30 years, we're expanding our senior team with a new executive director position.  This new person will join our visionary senior executive team, including Alisa Gravitz, President/CEO; Denise Hamler, Green Business Director, and Russ Gaskin, Strategic Programs Director.  

We are looking for an accomplished social entrepreneur, visionary leader and scale-builder, ready to take on her/his next big project, bringing these skills to the table: 

* Passion for building the green economy

* Strategic thinking for building scale, and a proven track record for taking an organization to the next level

* Revenue builder with demonstrated ability to energize donors and foundations, garner new funders and develop new business models and sources of revenue

* Technology and social media leadership

* Experience with creating deep partnerships and building broad alliances

* Strong collaborative management skills for leading a participatory staff and movement building

Our ideal candidate is a recognized thought-leader in sustainability issues, with a deep set of strategies, relationships and connections that can help grow Green America to the next level to meet its next set of audacious goals.  S/he would have already doubled or quintupled the size of a for-profit or non-profit organization.  S/he may have already launched, grown and sold a major business, and be ready to give back to society by steering a major social-change organization and movement to achieve system-changing green economy goals.

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Green Job of the Day: Campaign Jobs (DC, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia)

Green Job of the Day is a feature of Green Collar Blog which highlights a job opening pertaining to environmental or social responsibility.  For today's edition we're spotlighting multiple jobs available at Grassroots Voter Outreach, which has jobs in DC, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Virginia.

Job – Field Organizer.  View description for the following locations:

Green Job of the Day: Product Marketing Manager – Green, Google (Mountain View, CA)

Green Job of the Day is a feature of Green Collar Blog which highlights a job opening pertaining to environmental or social responsibility.

Job: Product Markering Manager, Green
Organization: Google
Location: Mountain View, CA

An excerpt of the job announcement follows below. The complete job announcement is available here.

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At Google, we’re creating a better web that’s better for the environment. We’re greening our company by using resources as efficiently as possible and supporting renewable power. That means when people use Google products, they’re being better to the environment. Within Google Green, we focus on three main areas: 1) efficiency, including within our data centers and our company operations, 2) renewable energy, including the power we use and the projects we invest in, and 3) our products that help people live a better life while also being good to the environment. We also help support Google.org in the environmental work they do. In Green Marketing, our job is to help people understand and care about what we do to help the environment. By doing that, we hope more people and companies adopt these greener practices. Also, as people connect more powerfully with Google on an emotional level through the good we do, we hope they will love Google more. In this role, you will be responsible for managing strategic marketing campaigns and programs that help raise awareness of Google’s leadership in sustainability. Because our company’s green efforts are growing, you will likely have a more fluid responsibility set than some of the more established Google.com products. Only those that are comfortable and thrive in this type of fluid environment should apply.

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