The EESI board is seeking a visionary executive to drive the organization to the next level of impact in the environmental and energy policy space. As the chief executive of EESI, the Executive Director is responsible for the overall strategy and management of the organization as well as working with and reporting to the organization’s Board of Directors and its Chair. As such, the Executive Director oversees the organization’s programs, fundraising, and communications. Key responsibilities include:
In conjunction with the staff and the Board, develop EESI’s strategies and policy positions to ensure EESI’s continuation as a dynamic leader.
Represent EESI to the Congress and the broader community, be a spokesperson for the organization.
Build external relationships and networks, across sectors and across federal, state, local levels, always seeking to expand EESI’s visibility, credibility, and effectiveness.
Oversee the planning of EESI activities, including Congressional briefings, reports, events, program strategies.
Hire staff and develop staff capabilities.
Work with the Board and staff to ensure adequate funding of EESI’s programs and activities through grants, donations and sponsorships.
10 years of experience in the policy and/or environment field
Demonstrated visionary leadership in organizational management
Strong organizational, supervisory and financial management skills
Proven fundraising, network/partnership development, and communication skills
About Environmental and Energy Study Institute
The Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) is an independent non-profit education and policy organization established in 1984 by a bipartisan Congressional caucus. During its 35-year history, EESI has been a dynamic leader and an educational resource for policy makers and the public. Our work is to deeply engage in the defining issues of our time in the fields of energy and the environment. We operate at the intersection of public policy, technology, regulation, law and the challenges faced by global, federal, state, and local policy makers. We seek to provide relevant and consistently high-quality information to government, stakeholders in the energy and environmental field, consumers of energy and the public square.