Re: Opportunity: Climate Group seeks a full-time Coordinator
- I think this group might have difficulty with this position as we
advocate that CO2 is NOT a green house gas, which is contrary to the
concensus of the environmental movement. However, if you want to tie
ecology and climate together . . .
--- In email@example.com, leo sullivan
> Subject: Climate & Energy Funders Groupwarming,
> From: Debjit Mukerji <debjit@s...>
> Date: Tue, 24 Aug 2004 09:42:18 -0700
> The Climate & Energy Funders Group seeks a full-time Coordinator to
> its strategic goals and operations. The location of the position is
> flexible, with strong preferences for either San Francisco or
> DC. =
> The Climate & Energy Funders Group is a primarily-virtual network
> build and strengthen philanthropy effectively addressing global
> climate change, and energy issues. The C&E Funders' small,strategic
> supports information-sharing, communication and collaboration among
> and funder groups. Over 100 funders participate in the network; the
> Funders Group also works closely with foundations, funder groups,and
> nonprofits throughout the US and globally. The C&E Funders Group isa
> project of the Consultative Group on Biological Diversity (CGBD),which
> based in San Francisco. The Coordinator reports to the CGBD
> Director and to the C&E Funders Group Steering Committee.and
> The Coordinator will work closely with the CGBD Executive Director
> the C&E Steering Committee on all aspects of the network's
> Responsibilities will include: =strengthening
> I) Advancing Progress on Climate Change: harnessing and
> resources of the philanthropic community in support of strategies
> effectively address climate change and build a clean energy future.This
> includes regularly assessing the field, identifying strategictogether
> and gaps, and creating opportunities for C&E funders to work
> with allies around shared strategic goals.
> II) Advancing Funder Collaboration on Climate & Energy: creating and
> supporting opportunities for information-sharing, consultation,
> development and collaboration among funders and foundations devotedto
> addressing the challenge of climate change and building a cleanenergy
> future. Activities may include support of funder working groups,virtual
> collaboration, and convenings.constructive
> III) Liaison with Key Actors and Institutions: serving as a
> intermediary between funders and non-governmental organizations,=
> policymakers, businesses, and other important players in the field.
> IV) Organizing Meetings: organizing an annual meeting for the C&E
> convening -- or supporting others to convene -- regional,
> issue-focused funder gatherings as needed.
> V) Providing Information Services: producing high-quality
> resources for C&E funders, to inform their grantmaking and build aregular
> knowledge base in the field. Activities may include: organizing
> conference calls and email updates; maintaining funder list-servs;as
> and maintaining a C&E web site; producing or commissioning papers
> in the network and in the field.
> VI) Funder Outreach and Support: recruiting new funders and assets
> the=members and
> field and to the network; providing informational support to
> newcomers; identifying and filling information needs of funders;funder
> mentoring & networking among funders.
> VII) Collaboration with Other Funder Groups: liaison to other
> to explore and develop collaborative opportunities around shared
> interest (e.g., around transportation, agriculture, environmental
> development of climate & energy-related programming for major
> meetings (including Environmental Grantmakers Association and
> Group on Biological Diversity meetings).
> VIII) Fundraising, Administrative & Financial Management =
> * Producing and submitting grant proposals and reports, as needed,
> C&E members. =systems.
> * Supervising administrative staff and interns
> * Managing administrative, office, financial and information
> * Bachelor's or Master's degree in field related to environment,
> climate change, energy, and/or public policy
> * Five to ten years of experience working with nonprofits or
> foundations in relevant issue areas.
> * Demonstrated understanding of the issues of climate change,
> and global warming and its relationship to other issue areasSearch
> CHARACTERISTICS: =
> * Excellent interpersonal skills
> * Ability to foster collaboration among diverse actors
> * Excellent verbal and written communication skills
> * Strategic and creative thinking
> * Excellent organizational skills
> * Willingness to create and manage a highly professional but small
> Salary commensurate with experience and responsibilities; excellent
> package. The CGBD is an equal opportunity employer. To apply, please
> submit a cover letter, resume, and three references to the "C&E
> Committee", Consultative Group on Biological Diversity, P.O. Box29361,
> Francisco, CA 94129; or via email to cgbd@c... by September 7, 2004.
> For email submissions, please use "C&E Search" as the subject line.
> phone inquiries, please. Start date on or before October 14, 2004.For
> more information about the CGBD, see www.cgbd.org
> <http://www.cgbd.org/> =
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