The Alliance to Save Energy (“Alliance”) seeks a dynamic and experienced president to serve as the external leader of our bipartisan, non-profit advocacy organization dedicated to creating a nation that uses energy more productively to achieve economic growth, a cleaner environment, and greater energy security, affordability, and reliability.
The president will report directly to a distinguished Board of Directors and a congressional Honorary Board of Advisors and will lead the organization’s policy team and serve as the primary spokesperson before the Congress, the media, and national and international gatherings and events. The president also serves as the organization’s chief fundraiser, responsible for securing corporate and foundation contributions and creating collaborations and initiatives that provide the resources necessary to carry out the Alliance mission. The president manages and works closely with the COO to establish and execute to goals, objectives, and budgets designed to further the Alliance’s mission to advance energy efficiency.
The Alliance is looking for a seasoned professional with at least 10 years of management experience, preferably in the non-profit and/or federal government sectors. The board is open to flexibility in both location and schedule. The winning candidate will possess the following attributes:
- An in-depth knowledge and understanding of policy advocacy, particularly at the U.S. national level;
- Proven success in corporate and foundation fundraising;
- Knowledge of the energy efficiency industry and/or issues;
- Strong communication and strategic-thinking skills; and
- Demonstrated success in managing a team and working collaboratively.
The Alliance to Save Energy is a 501(c)(3), non-profit organization with a 43-year history of successfully driving energy efficiency policy in the U.S. and around the world. The Alliance has an annual budget of approximately $3.5 million and a staff of 15. Its operations are headquartered in Washington, D.C. and it activities include public policy advocacy, research, communications, education, outreach and events. The Alliance enjoys the support of over 100 businesses and organizations through its Associates program and is led by a Board of Directors comprised of leaders from business, the environmental community, government, and civil society.