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

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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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