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7 Apr 2024

Full-Time Co-Executive Director

Good Energy Collective – Posted by goodenergycollective Anywhere

Job Description

Good Energy Collective is looking for an experienced Co-Executive Director. Good Energy is a worker-self-directed nonprofit research organization working to develop just and equitable clean energy. Our employees direct their own work, develop their career paths, and share responsibility for fostering favorable workplace conditions and shaping the organization’s direction. All staff work collaboratively with their Good Energy mentors to develop a description of their roles and responsibilities and to set and meet goals for personal and professional growth.

Key Responsibilities

Organizational Strategy and Growth

  • Work with the Co-Executive Director in developing organizational strategy, mission, and vision
  • Communicate strategy to staff and monitor and evaluate progress
  • Build and execute internal processes and systems to achieve the organization’s short- and long-term goals
  • Oversee change management as the organization evolves, creating psychological safety for staff

Financial Performance and Viability

  • Develop an annual budget that facilitates the strategic vision, subject to approval by the Board of Directors
  • Lead strategic financial decision-making and manage operations and finance staff


  • Create and execute a vision for organizational growth and operations, aligned with the organization’s worker-self-directed model
  • Help plan and participate in quarterly Board meetings, informing the Board of all organizational operations


Candidates should have a desire to build operational infrastructure to help our organization grow sustainably and implement our strategic vision. Candidates should be highly organized and creative problem-solvers committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion within and beyond the organization.

To that end, we seek a candidate with:

  • At least 10 years of professional experience with a clear track record in strategic planning and managing teams and programs
  • High emotional intelligence and strong interpersonal skills, with a focus on fostering inclusion and belonging across a diverse staff
  • A strong commitment to the organization’s mission and a passion for racial, environmental, economic, and social justice
  • Fluency in written and spoken English (Good Energy’s language of operation)
  • Authorization to work in the United States

Salary & Benefits

The position is fully remote. The salary range is $210,000-$240,000 depending on experience. We trust our employees to know what they need to thrive, so we offer competitive, comprehensive benefits to support their overall well-being, including:

  • 100% employer-paid medical, dental, and vision insurance for employees and 80% coverage for dependents.
  • Optional HSA, FSA, and dependent-care FSA
  • Take-what-you-need unlimited vacation and sick leave
  • 401(k) with a 3% employer contribution
  • Coverage of co-working space, if desired, and a budget for a computer and other home-office equipment
  • Access to funding for ongoing professional development

How to Apply

How to Apply

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume or CV, and one writing sample using this link. The writing sample can be any length. We prefer examples where you are the sole author writing for a broad, non-technical audience.

The cover letter should explain what personal or work experiences would make you a good fit for this role and how you could contribute to Good Energy’s mission.

Job Categories: Clean Energy. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: #environmentaljustice. Salaries: 100,000 and above.

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