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Rewiring America

Nonprofit
11-50
Remote

Company Description

Rewiring America is a growing nonprofit, working to launch a movement that electrifies everything, starting with our 121 million households.

Through accurate, accessible, and actionable data and storytelling tools that power smart, inclusive advocacy and market-transforming partnerships, Rewiring America aims to achieve national emissions goals, improve our health, lower monthly bills, and create millions of clean energy jobs.

Jobs (6)

California Senior Policy Manager

Full time role
Remote
Sep 23, 2022
With a clear vision, smart strategies, and significant and sustained financial support, Rewiring America is growing rapidly. As the California Senior Policy Manager on the Policy team you will lead on efforts to influence state policy initiatives in California. This role will drive policy strategy, targeted research, support the drafting of policy and campaign documents, and provide input into the policy team’s multi-pronged strategy in California. This position reports to the Head of Policy. This position is open until filled, and we are moving quickly to fill this position -- apply as soon as possible. Candidate review and phone screens begin immediately and will be conducted throughout the search period. What You’ll Do Policy Development: Identify and develop creative policy solutions that align with Rewiring America’s mission Develop policy campaigns to bring ideas to fruition, building relationships with key local stakeholders and putting together the relevant coalitions to succeed Develop relationships with legislators, State administration officials and other policymakers to help shape and support statewide building decarbonization and other electrification policy in California, including developing specific policy campaigns Work on key dockets at the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) related to electrification Develop relationships with the administration and key agencies (e.g. the California Energy Commission, California Air Resources Board) focused on electrification policy Support the Local Policy Manager in partnerships with California cities and local leaders working on electrification Develop resources such as fact sheets, memos, reports, and one pagers for both internal and external stakeholders Manage Rewiring America’s relationships with lobbyists and lawyers in California Set Objectives and Key Results (OKRs) on a weekly and monthly basis, in collaboration with Policy Team leadership and in line with annual OKRs Research: Manage and conduct research and analysis to identify and develop specific policy initiatives and their associated impacts Work with the Research and Communications Teams to analyze and communicate the deployment pace necessary for electrification technology to meet California’s climate goals Draft recommendations for Rewiring America on various proposed policy approaches in California including legislative, regulatory and administrative actions Outreach and stakeholder engagement: Work with the California Building Decarbonization Coalition and other coalitions and partners Build relationships with key stakeholders in California electrification policy, including labor unions, utilities, CCAs, workforce coalitions, building associations, and other groups Build relationships with key media outlets and journalists working on climate policy in California Requirements The incoming California Senior Policy Manager will be driven by their belief in and commitment to Rewiring America’s values, vision, and mission. The successful candidate embraces the dynamism of doing big things and demonstrates humility, empathy, and an appetite for tackling ambitious goals. We are looking for an organized, driven, persistent and motivated individual who thrives on execution and collaboration. We are looking for the following Core and Preferred qualifications: Core 7+ years of work experience, including direct policy work in California working on energy and climate change Content knowledge in climate, energy policy, and/or building electrification In-depth experience working on a policy initiative and seeing it through from beginning to end; the ideal candidate has themselves spearheaded initiatives or key elements of initiatives Adept at collaborating with various stakeholders, both internally and externally Ability to apply both creative and critical thinking to complex policy and political situations Experience working with executive-level positions in either the public or private sectors, i.e. Members of State legislatures or C-suite executives Strong commitment to the mission, policies and goals of Rewiring America Experience managing a team and/or leading projects Highly motivated and ability to excel as a self-starter Demonstrated success balancing multiple projects simultaneously Exceptional communication skills, written and verbal, with the ability to synthesize complex and nuanced ideas Preferred Prior experience in both the private and public sectors Experience working in a fast-paced and entrepreneurial setting with tight deadlines Advanced degree or equivalent work experience in public administration, public policy, political science, law, economics or a related field Commitment to Racial Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Rewiring America values diversity in all its forms and is committed to inclusive and transparent recruitment, hiring, and promotion processes. Candidates of diverse backgrounds and lived experience are strongly encouraged to apply. If you need a reasonable accommodation during the application or interview process, please email Christin Pelgrum at christin@rewiringamerica.org. Hiring Statement Rewiring America is a project of Windward Fund, a 501(c)(3) public charity that incubates new and innovative public-interest projects and grant-making programs. Windward Fund is committed to attracting, developing, and retaining exceptional people, and to creating a work environment that is dynamic, rewarding, and enables each of us to realize our potential. Windward Fund ‘s work environment is safe and open to all employees and partners, respecting the full spectrum of race, color, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, political affiliation, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and all other classifications protected by law in the locality and/or state in which you are working. Covid-19 Statement To center the safety and well-being of its employees, Windward Fund requires that any employee who is required to conduct in-person activities for their job must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 within four weeks of their start date. This position may require candidates to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Accommodations may be sought and approved in accordance with the law by contacting human resources at HR@windwardfund.org. Benefits The salary range for this position is $110,000-140,000, commensurate with experience. Rewiring America also offers a very generous and competitive benefits package, including 100% employer-paid health, dental, and vision insurance, 3% automatic contribution and 3% employer match on 401k contributions, pre-tax transportation benefits, paid holidays, vacation, sick, and volunteer time off, and access to professional development resources. This position is remote.

Director of Local Engagement

Full time role
Remote
Sep 7, 2022
The Opportunity and Position Summary Rewiring America is growing rapidly and building partnerships to drive market transformation is a top priority. With a clear and inspiring vision, smart strategies, and significant and sustained financial support, we are growing our team and seeking an entrepreneurial and resourceful Mayors and Municipal Leaders Outreach Director. This position reports to the organization’s Head of Partnerships and Engagement. In this newly-created position, the Mayors and Municipal Leaders Outreach and Manager will be a critical force behind Rewiring America’s electrification movement to inspire households and communities to get on board. In this role, they will enthusiastically recruit and onboard new elected leaders to the coalition, and act as the liaison with local electeds and staff on initiatives to drive electrification enabling policies and market adoption in their communities. Under your leadership, the team will successfully meet their qualitative and quantitative outreach and recruitment goals. In addition, your leadership will lead us coalitions to market transforming engagement through the facilitation of public and private partnerships. Requirements What You’ll Do Develop outreach strategy and execute plan for recruiting mayors and other local electeds to join Rewiring America's municipal coalition and platform, ensuring a robust cross-section of communities, demographics and geographies. Build internal tools and processes for expanding, maintaining and prioritizing Rewiring America's outreach pipeline for Mayors and Municipal leaders. Identify and onboard community partners to participate in Rewiring Communities. Develop and maintain strong relationships with the coalition members’ staff, including members of sustainability and environmental justice teams. Create connection points for our coalition members with key stakeholders and leadership inside Rewiring America and across the broader electrification ecosystem. This includes working with our Policy, Research, and Product teams to develop strategies that help coalition members electrify their communities as quickly as possible. Define, analyze, monitor and drive success at the program, campaign, cohort and segment levels. Lead coalition stewardship – building and growing the ‘network of the network’ of mayors and municipal leaders. This includes creating tangible value for coalition members and developing programming and resources that help accelerate electrification across America’s towns. Develop and manage a team of outreach and partnership managers as the team and organization grow. Who You Are The incoming Mayors and Municipal Leaders Outreach Director will be driven by their belief in and commitment to Rewiring America’s values, vision, and mission. Through their track record as a fierce community champion and connector, the successful candidate embraces the dynamism of doing big things and demonstrates humility, curiosity, and a learner’s mindset in all that they do. We are looking for a dynamic organizer who recognizes that the stakes of what we are trying to accomplish depend on a high-functioning, passionate, and trusting team. The Mayors and Municipal Leaders Outreach Director plays a critical role in the evolution of Rewiring America from its start-up phase to a more mature organization and joins a fast-paced team that operates with a sense of urgency and a track record of success in science, technology, business, policy, and politics. The Mayors and Municipal Leaders Outreach Director must have keen political instincts, a strong understanding of local government authorities and processes. With you leading in this role, Rewiring America has the opportunity to take our work to the next level and seeks a team with ambition, determination, and the ability to instill confidence, trust, and inspiration. This role requires an ethos of humility, empathy, and an appetite for tackling ambitious goals. The successful candidate demonstrates a zeal for growing collaborative networks and models excellence and integrity in all they do. The selected candidate will also possess the following Core qualifications Strong commitment to the mission, policies and goals of Rewiring America. 7+ years of experience building coalitions, supporting or managing political/advocacy campaigns, developing and implementing sustainability programs at the municipal or county level, and/or related experience. Proven leadership skills with clarity of vision and a commitment to the highest levels of integrity, quality, and collaboration. Experience in a fast-paced, scaling organization or company. Outstanding people and project management abilities to ensure that Rewiring America works in a highly collaborative, cross-functional, and synergistic manner. Mastery of relationship-building skills with a wide range of diverse internal and external constituencies. Outstanding oral and written communications skills. Ability to collaborate with a small and growing team with competing demands; able to execute on a high volume of activity and projects, with speed, excellence and humor. Sets and achieves high-performance expectations that are motivating and results-oriented. Seeks out and delivers timely and direct feedback that contributes to the ongoing development of oneself, team members, and a positive organizational culture. Promptly resolves problems through timely consultation in an environment of mutual respect. Preferred Bachelor degree or equivalent work experience. Prior experience in both the private and public sectors Content knowledge in climate, renewable energy, sustainability, and/or building electrification. Commitment to Racial Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Rewiring America values diversity in all its forms and is committed to inclusive and transparent recruitment, hiring and promotion processes. Candidates of diverse backgrounds and lived experience are strongly encouraged to apply. Hiring Statement Rewiring America is a project of Windward Fund, a 501(c)(3) public charity that incubates new and innovative public-interest projects and grant-making programs. Windward Fund is committed to attracting, developing and retaining exceptional people, and to creating a work environment that is dynamic, rewarding and enables each of us to realize our potential. Windward Fund ‘s work environment is safe and open to all employees and partners, respecting the full spectrum of race, color, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, political affiliation, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and all other classifications protected by law in the locality and/or state in which you are working. Benefits Compensation The salary range for this position is $120,000-$150,000, commensurate with experience. Rewiring America also offers a very generous and competitive benefits package, including health coverage, retirement benefits, paid vacation, sick time and holidays and access to professional development resources. Benefits Comprehensive benefits package that includes 100% employer-paid health, dental, and vision insurance, an automatic 3% contribution and an up to 3% employer match on 401k contributions, pre-tax transportation benefits, and paid holidays, vacation, sick, and volunteer time off. COVID-19 Policy To center the safety and well-being of its employees, Windward Fund requires that any employee who is required to conduct in-person activities for their job must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 within four weeks of their start date. This position may require candidates to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Accommodations may be sought and approved in accordance with the law by contacting human resources at HR@windwardfund.org."

Private Sector Outreach and Partnerships Manager

Full time role
Remote
Aug 27, 2022
Rewiring America is growing rapidly and building partnerships to drive market transformation is a top priority. We urge businesses and cities to do their part in electrifying everything, which includes electrifying their operations, educating their workforce, investing in initiatives that accelerate the transition to an electrified future and using their voices as civic leaders to make that transition a reality that policymakers, opinion leaders and consumers alike embrace. We are growing our team and seeking an entrepreneurial Private Sector Outreach and Partnerships Manager. This position reports to the Director of Private Sector Outreach and Engagement within the Partnerships and Engagement team. In this newly-created position, the Private Sector Outreach and Partnerships Manager is principally responsible for driving our private sector outreach, with a particular focus on our CEOs for Electrification coalition and main street (small business) programs. This role will be a critical force behind Rewiring America’s electrification movement by inspiring businesses to get on board. They will excel at building broad networks and creating, maintaining and prioritizing a pipeline of potential partners. They will be able to think both strategically and tactically, creatively and practically. Expanding our private sector reach will involve navigating both small and large companies, with an ability to maintain focus on impact and equity. This role will have the opportunity to partner across many teams at Rewiring America, including Research, Policy, and Communications to maximize Rewiring America’s growth, impact and reputation with private sector partners. What You’ll do Complete a variety of outreach and program management activities, including but not limited to: Establish ambitious outreach and communication program for recruiting CEOs and main street businesses to Rewiring America's coalitions and platform, ensuring a robust cross-section of business leaders across industries, sectors and geographies Develop and maintain strong relationships with executive teams, developing connection points for them with key stakeholders and leadership inside Rewiring America and across the broader electrification ecosystem Attend targeted industry events and conferences to build relationships, advance Rewiring America’s brand, and recruit new partners into our coalitions Serve as a partner and stakeholder in the development and implementation of coalition and partner programming Develop partnerships with external groups, associations and trade groups to best position Rewiring America, maximize our outreach efforts and advance the overall goal of engaging the private sector in electrification Collaborate with P&E team members to develop internal tools and processes for expanding, maintaining and prioritizing Rewiring America's outreach pipeline Develop partnerships with external groups, associations and trade groups to best position Rewiring America, maximize our outreach efforts and advance the overall goal of engaging the private sector in electrification Find new channel partnership and growth opportunities for Rewiring America Collaborate with internal teams, including Research, Policy, Communications, to provide private sector insights and align goals and workstream Requirements Who You Are The incoming Private Sector Outreach and Partnerships Manager will have the following core and preferred qualifications: Core: Strong commitment to the mission, policies and goals of Rewiring America. Increasing responsibility in Business Development and/or Partnerships capacity, with a proven track record of accomplishments and quantifiable impact. Mastery of relationship-building skills with a wide range of diverse internal and external constituencies. Outstanding oral and written communications skills. Ability to set ambitious goals and achieve metrics-driven results. Comfort traveling and occasional public speaking on behalf of the organization. Ability to collaborate with a small and growing team with competing demands; able to execute on a high volume of activity and projects. Enjoyment of a highly collaborative work style with the ability to operate as a thought partner to P&E team members, co-founders, other internal teams, and advisors. Preferred: Experience in a startup or similar fast-paced, scaling organization or company. Content knowledge in climate policy and building electrification. Experience using Salesforce CRM. Benefits Compensation The salary range for this position is $90,000-120,000 commensurate with experience. Rewiring America also offers a very generous and competitive benefits package, including health coverage, retirement benefits, paid vacation, sick time and holidays and access to professional development resources. Benefits Comprehensive benefits package that includes 100% employer-paid health, dental, and vision insurance, up to 6% employer match on 401k contributions, pre-tax transportation benefits, and paid holidays, vacation, sick and volunteer time off. Commitment to Racial Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Rewiring America values diversity in all its forms and is committed to inclusive and transparent recruitment, hiring and promotion processes. Candidates of diverse backgrounds and lived experience are strongly encouraged to apply. Hiring Statement Rewiring America is a project of Windward Fund, a 501(c)(3) public charity that incubates new and innovative public-interest projects and grant-making programs. Windward Fund is committed to attracting, developing and retaining exceptional people, and to creating a work environment that is dynamic, rewarding and enables each of us to realize our potential. Windward Fund ‘s work environment is safe and open to all employees and partners, respecting the full spectrum of race, color, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, political affiliation, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and all other classifications protected by law in the locality and/or state in which you are working. COVID-19 Policy To center the safety and well-being of its employees, Windward Fund requires that any employee who is required to conduct in-person activities for their job must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 within four weeks of their start date. This position may require candidates to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Accommodations may be sought and approved in accordance with the law by contacting human resources at HR@windwardfund.org.

Senior Software Engineer

Full time role
Remote
Aug 20, 2022
Rewiring America is growing rapidly. With a clear and inspiring vision, smart strategies, and significant and sustained financial support, we are building a diverse and dynamic engineering team. We are seeking an entrepreneurial Senior Software Engineer to be the founding member of our engineering team. The engineering team will support the entire organization's efforts to build a movement and communicate the myriad benefits of economy-wide electrification. Engineering will be responsible for our marketing website, building data tools that track our progress to electrify one billion machines (in conjunction with the Data Science team), and standalone web applications (quizzes, personalized guides, HVAC/electrician marketplaces, tax incentive calculators) that further our mission. This position reports to the Head of Product. What You’ll Do You will be the founding member of a small engineering team that will work closely with Data Science, Research, and Product teams to build scalable web applications, data visualizations, and marketing websites. We are a young, scrappy mission-driven organization, we expect you to be an active coder as we scale up the team. It’s all hands on deck to execute on our mission. Be prepared to context switch between developing a complicated web application connected to various external and internal APIs to implementing a new design system across our marketing website and custom landing pages. Be willing to create from scratch a standalone web application to meet an urgent strategic business priority (see our IRA Savings Calculator) in a compressed timeline. You will be expected to support all functions of the organization. No project is too small or trivial! Support the production of a wide range of web experiences supporting our advocacy and research efforts. This work will include a visual refresh of our CMS-backed marketing and content website. It will also include developing web apps (i.e. a personalized Electrification Quickstart Guide, our IRA Savings Calculator) and building engaging, easy-to-understand data visualizations tools in coordination with our Data Science team. Collaborate with product team members and data science teams from the earliest stage of feature explorations. Create friendly, blazing-fast API endpoints to support the front-end. Support integration work across internal systems (Salesforce, Tableau, MailChimp, Shopify) Participate in design discussions and code reviews with your teammates and collaborators. Produce and update documentation for new services and systems. Continue to evolve our approach to DevOps and cybersecurity by implementing current best practices. Build seamless and resilient integrations with external API service; that includes writing integration tests when appropriate. Proactively identify opportunities to enhance developer productivity and enjoy writing technical documents. Work with internal and external stakeholders on high-impact projects. Manage our development shop relationships and workloads as we scale up our in-house team. Who You Are You love designing and implementing scalable web services, applications, and APIs. As a senior engineer, we expect you to have excellent communication skills and high-level project management skills and desire to take ownership of multiple projects at once. We expect you to either have experience as a tech/product lead and/or managing a small engineering team. This is first and foremost, an individual contributor (IC) position with the opportunity to grow into an engineering manager role. Requirements Core Commitment to the mission, policies, and goals of Rewiring America. 5+ years of software engineering experience. You have deep experience writing and optimizing production API services using Python/Django, Node/Express, or similar backend MVC frameworks. You have deep experience with cloud technologies such as Google Cloud Platform, Firebase, BigQuery, Pub/Sub, and Cloud Functions (or AWS equivalents) You have experience with JavaScript frameworks including Next.js (Vercel), and React. You proactively mitigate issues through test-driven development, continuous deployment, and thoughtful monitoring and alerting. You have expertise working with relational databases and model object relations with efficiency and performance in mind. You have worked in large codebases and can deliver testable, re-factorable, and scalable distributed systems. You are able to establish scope of assigned tasks, execute on them, and independently communicate status updates. You enjoy collaborative code reviews and can provide thoughtful, constructive feedback to peers. You believe that teams succeed and fail together and take responsibility for ensuring the team’s success. Preferred Bachelor’s degree in science, mathematics, computer science, or engineering. Experience as a tech lead or as an engineering manager. Ability to manage a growing team and prioritize among competing demands; not easily flustered nor overwhelmed by a high volume of activity and projects. Experience with machine learning (PyTorch, TensorFlow) and big data infrastructure (Databricks, Hadoop, Hive, Hbase, Spark) Design and develop microservices systems with Java, Spring or Node.js. Experience architecting data warehouses and data pipelines with modern web technologies. Experience developing with heterogeneous external data sources. Benefits The salary range for this position is $160,000-$190,000 commensurate with experience. Rewiring America also offers a very generous and competitive benefits package, including includes 100% employer-paid health, dental, and vision insurance, 3% automatic contribution and up-to 3% employer match on 401k contributions, pre-tax transportation benefits, and paid holidays, vacation, sick, and volunteer time off. Commitment to Racial Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Rewiring America values diversity in all its forms and is committed to inclusive and transparent recruitment, hiring and promotion processes. Candidates of diverse backgrounds and lived experience are strongly encouraged to apply. Hiring Statement Rewiring America is a project of Windward Fund, a 501(c)(3) public charity that incubates new and innovative public-interest projects and grant-making programs. Windward Fund is committed to attracting, developing and retaining exceptional people, and to creating a work environment that is dynamic, rewarding and enables each of us to realize our potential. Windward Fund ‘s work environment is safe and open to all employees and partners, respecting the full spectrum of race, color, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, political affiliation, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and all other classifications protected by law in the locality and/or state in which you are working. COVID-19 Statement To center the safety and well-being of its employees, Windward Fund requires that any employee who is required to conduct in-person activities for their job must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 within four weeks of their start date. This position may require candidates to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Accommodations may be sought and approved in accordance with the law by contacting human resources at HR@windwardfund.org.

Newsletters Editor

Full time role
Remote
Aug 19, 2022
Rewiring America is a growing nonprofit working to launch a movement that electrifies everything, starting with our 121 million households. We are motivated by the fact that 90 percent of all emissions in the U.S. are energy related and 42 percent of those energy emissions come from the decisions we make in our homes: how we heat our air and water, cook our food, and dry our clothes, and what kind of cars we drive. Through accurate, accessible and actionable data and storytelling tools that power smart, inclusive advocacy and market-transforming partnerships, Rewiring America aims to achieve national emissions goals, improve our health, lower monthly bills and create millions of clean energy jobs. Our firm belief is that the electrification of the economy—starting with understanding the American household as the keystone of our infrastructure—is the most equity-centered way to address the climate crisis. We are focused on transforming the market, with the urgency required to meet the moment we are in and to take advantage of the vast opportunity in front of us. The Opportunity and Position Summary Rewiring America continues to grow. With a clear and inspiring vision, smart strategies and significant and sustained financial support, we are seeking an entrepreneurial Newsletters Editor to drive our organizational email content. This position reports to the Sr. Communications Director. In this newly-created position, the Newsletters Editor is principally responsible for developing and executing creative compelling newsletter content for our diverse audiences. This content will be sourced from various teams across Rewiring America and ensure our email content is compelling, informative and exciting to both new and existing audiences. The Newsletters Editor plays a pivotal role in creating engagement across our constituencies, building knowledge and sharing our electrifying work and content with the world. What You’ll Do Work with the Head of Communications, Audience Director, Project Manager and and the larger Rewiring America team to plan, write, edit and implement the organization’s email content. Write, edit and implement emails that capture Rewiring America’s unique voice in the climate conversation. Do so with a creative spark and innovative approach across various email audiences and campaigns. Engage and inspire all of our email audiences with meaningful content strategy founded on good channel management, measurement and best practices. Have fun doing it with personality. Coordinate with designers to create, design and manage various CTAs and email templates. Work with the Rewiring America team to support the segmentation and optimization of email lists based on behaviors like email engagement and website interaction to further engage key audiences. Share knowledge and email tips with our entire organization, from cool content to important findings that everyone on our Slack should know about. Work very closely with our communications team to create a unified voice, as well as share messaging and creative ideas. Requirements The incoming Newsletters Editor will be driven by their belief in and commitment to Rewiring America’s values, vision and mission. Through their track record in this space, the successful candidate embraces the dynamism of doing big things and demonstrates humility, curiosity and a learner’s mindset in all that they do. We are looking for strategic savvy, creativity and spark, someone who recognizes that the stakes of what we are trying to accomplish depend on a high-functioning, passionate and trusting team. You must love words, writing, finding the right voice and tone for the particular audience you are communicating to. Bonus if you also love electric puns! The Newsletters Editor plays a critical role in the evolution of Rewiring America and joins a fast-paced team that operates with a sense of urgency and a track record of success in science, technology, business, policy and politics. The ideal candidate must be able to engage and light up our email channels — we don’t fill inboxes without a good reason. We’re looking for someone who can see what will be important to our audiences, and build thoughtful and fun communications accordingly. You also understand the journey, and are the kind of person who loves the Choose-Your-Own-Adventureness of email content. Rewiring America has the opportunity to take our work to the next level and seeks a team member with ambition, determination and the ability to instill confidence, trust and inspiration. This role requires an ethos of energy and adaptability. The successful candidate demonstrates a zeal for multi-channel communications and engagement, and models excellence and integrity in all they do. The selected candidate will also possess the following Core and Preferred qualifications: Core Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to strategize on both high-level content initiatives and day-to-day email engagement. Up-to-date knowledge of relevant email engagement best practices. Keen understanding of email flows. Serious insight into what is most important to audiences in our sector. Ability to translate organizational values and voice across email. Ability to work on tight deadlines, with attention to detail for everything related to email. Flexibility and creative adaptability. Ability to make complicated ideas fun and shareable. At least 2+ years of experience writing email campaigns for multiple stakeholders. Available public writing samples to understand how you’ve communicated with others. Experience with email service provider platforms and email automation tools. Preferred Bachelor’s and/or equivalent work experience. Agency or non-profit experience. Content knowledge in climate, renewable energy and/or building electrification. Basic HTML knowledge to troubleshoot email code. Bonus: basic fluency in design programs and ability to generate graphics in a pinch. Enthusiasm for discussing your favorite sandwich. Compensation The salary range for this position is $75,000 - $100,000, commensurate with experience. Rewiring America also offers a very generous and competitive benefits package, including health coverage, retirement benefits, paid vacation, sick time and holidays and access to professional development resources. Benefits Comprehensive benefits package that includes 100% employer-paid health, dental, and vision insurance, up to 6% employer match on 401k contributions, pre-tax transportation benefits, and paid holidays, vacation, sick, and volunteer time off. Application Procedure To apply or nominate a candidate, please send a resume, as well as two newsletters you like and why, and why our mission excites you (this doesn’t need to be long, a few sentences tops!) to Sam Marx, ( Samm@rewiringamerica.org), Senior Project Manager, with Newsletters Editor Application in the subject line. This position is open until filled. Candidate review and phone screens begin immediately and will be conducted throughout the search period. Commitment to Racial Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Rewiring America values diversity in all its forms and is committed to inclusive and transparent recruitment, hiring and promotion processes. Candidates of diverse backgrounds and lived experience are strongly encouraged to apply. Hiring Statement Rewiring America is a project of Windward Fund, a 501(c)(3) public charity that incubates new and innovative public-interest projects and grant-making programs. Windward Fund is committed to attracting, developing and retaining exceptional people, and to creating a work environment that is dynamic, rewarding and enables each of us to realize our potential. Windward Fund ‘s work environment is safe and open to all employees and partners, respecting the full spectrum of race, color, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, political affiliation, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and all other classifications protected by law in the locality and/or state in which you are working. COVID-19 Policy To center the safety and well-being of its employees, Windward Fund requires that any employee who is required to conduct in-person activities for their job must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 within four weeks of their start date. This position may require candidates to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Accommodations may be sought and approved in accordance with the law by contacting human resources at HR@windwardfund.org.

Head of Fundraising

Full time role
Remote
Jul 7, 2022
With a clear and inspiring vision, smart strategies, and significant and sustained financial support, we are growing our team and seeking an entrepreneurial Head of Fundraising to join our leadership team. This position reports to the organization’s CEO. In this newly created position, the Head of Fundraising is a highly strategic relationship builder and creative leader with proven ability to raise funds at six-to eight-figure levels from individual donors, foundations, and corporate partners. They are passionate about solving the climate crisis by focusing on the strategies that will make the biggest impact, including a just transition to clean energy and demand-side electrification. The Head of Fundraising is energized by the challenge of the climate crisis and has a strong track record of working with climate philanthropists and funders to resource innovative solutions. The Head of Fundraisingleads the design of Rewiring America’s revenue plan, oversees successful implementation, and builds and inspires a team to expand the organization’s pipeline of investors in order to resource the next stage of transformational scale. We are building a $30 million organization in the next two years. Foundations and family offices are currently our largest source of revenue, and we seek to diversify our model to reflect investment from the private sector, including individuals, membership income, corporate partnerships, and other revenue streams. The Head of Fundraising partners with the CEO, other senior leadership, and key advisors to build out Rewiring’s network of investors, while identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding their own portfolio. This is a public-facing and high profile role for a proven leader who has a stellar track record of setting and achieving bold and inspiring revenue goals. In doing so, the Head of Fundraising will further establish Rewiring America as the national leader and movement builder on electrification and the go-to resource for policymakers, policy influencers, climate advocates, community leaders, and culture creators alike. What You’ll do The inaugural Head of Fundraising holds key responsibilities that will evolve over time as the team grows and functions are distributed. During the first year of the role, we anticipate a focus on the following: Strategy Development Develop and implement an ambitious revenue plan in support of Rewiring’s short-mid-range, and long-range vision and goals. Manage focused initiatives and campaigns to secure major and leadership gifts and foundation and corporate grants. Ensure innovation and success of an annual fundraising program that may involve small dollar and mid-level donors. Identify opportunities to boost Rewiring’s visibility and leadership in the philanthropic landscape. Track trends and opportunities to ensure that the case for support expresses Rewiring’s unique value proposition and considers donor/ funder priorities. Revenue Generation Lead the fundraising team to deliver against annual revenue targets, serving as a chief fundraiser alongside the CEO. Initiate, develop, and manage high-value relationships (principally $100k+) that result in significant income and value to Rewiring America, developing strategic relationships with investors, and making or facilitating specific asks for financial support. Develop and implement strategies consistent with the goal of increasing annual revenue to $30 million in the next two years. Maintain a robust portfolio of major and leadership donors, foundation and corporate partners, building lasting relationships and moving these relationships through the identification/qualification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship cycles. Funder Cultivation and Pipeline Growth Develop, grow, and manage the pipeline of high net worth individuals, foundations, and corporations who will invest in Rewiring’s growth and impact. Oversee an effective research effort to ensure that Rewiring America can identify and progress relationships with prospective high-value investors, effectively leveraging the existing base and identifying new funding prospects to build a broader, better-qualified, and more robust prospect pipeline. Collaborate with colleagues to design, test, and implement novel revenue generation strategies that can diversify our income streams. Design and deliver engagement opportunities such as webinars, receptions, mailings, and events for donors and prospects. Stewardship Ensure timely and accurate gift processing and donor/funder acknowledgement. Ensure consistent and meaningful communications with investors to facilitate strong relationship building and stewardship. Ensure that proposals and reports to investors are properly prepared, submitted, and tracked and that the objectives of grants and funding agreements are met and reported according to appropriate deadlines. Ensure the integrity and functionality of the donor database, including best practices in tracking donor data with the highest degree of security, meeting all U.S. federal standards and regulations as required. Team Building & Management Serve as a member of the senior leadership team of Rewiring America, with responsibilities for the overall growth, effectiveness, and impact of the organization. Based upon the revenue plan, design an investment team structure that ensures innovation, cohesion, and success in meeting revenue targets. Actively recruit and manage investment staff, including establishing annual objectives, provide regular feedback and appropriate recognition, conduct annual performance reviews, and support ongoing professional development. Collaborate with the investment team to create, update, and implement efficient and effective investment-related systems and procedures. Develop dashboards to track progress and benchmarks against the revenue plan and proactively produce reports and analyses of campaigns to inform strategies and improve results, including donor retention and satisfaction. Develop and gain approval for an annual budget for investment, manage the investment budget, and ensure cost effectiveness of efforts. Oversee the contracts of and maintain relationships with core vendors and consultants who support investment efforts. Build and sustain an organizational culture that promotes the relationship between philanthropy fundraising and the mission and goals of Rewiring America. Communications and Marketing In partnership with the Head of Communications & Brand, strategically position investment opportunities and integrate messages into publications, grant submissions, reports, and collateral for cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding investors. Support the development of materials and pitch decks to reflect the investment opportunities at Rewiring. Serve as a key spokesperson for Rewiring America, representing the organization as appropriate in public forums and effectively communicating the mission and case for support. Requirements The incoming Head of Fundraising will be driven by a belief in and commitment to Rewiring America’s vision, mission, and approach. Through their track record and expertise as a fundraiser in the private or nonprofit sector, the successful candidate will develop and drive Rewiring’s revenue plan. The Head of Fundraising builds authentic and lasting relationships with investors, listening to their interests and goals and engaging with them as partners in Rewiring’s work. They are creative and ambitious, with the practicality and know-how to generate momentum and scale. The successful Head of Fundraising joins a fast-paced team that operates with a sense of urgency and a track record of success in science, technology, art, business, policy, and politics. The Head of Fundraising is entrepreneurial and has the experience of growing / scaling a successful investment operation. Rewiring America has the opportunity to take its work to the next level and seeks a leader with ambition, determination, and the ability to instill confidence, trust, and inspiration in others. This role requires an ethos of collegiality, strong collaboration skills, and the ability to manage through influence in a matrixed team. Despite the enormity of the challenges that lie ahead, Rewiring America’s leadership understands how to celebrate successes and seeks a Head of Fundraising who leads with positivity and a belief in what is possible. The successful candidate demonstrates a zeal for revenue generation and climate justice and models excellence and integrity in all they do. The selected candidate will also possess most of the following Core and Preferred qualifications: Core Strong commitment to the mission, vision, policies, and goals of Rewiring America. At least 10 years of increasing responsibility in fundraising, with a proven track record of securing six-to eight-figure level investments from individuals and institutions. Experience designing and leading innovative campaigns and successful efforts in donor cultivation, engagement, and stewardship. Proven leadership skills with clarity of vision and a commitment to the highest levels of integrity, quality, and collaboration, developing strong team cultures, promoting and enhancing equity, diversity, and inclusion, performance management, and professional development. Mastery of relationship-building skills with a wide range of diverse external constituencies, from small-dollar donors to high net worth individuals. Outstanding oral and written communications skills that demonstrate an ability to: Convey a compelling story about Rewiring’s mission and impact; Translate complex data and analysis into persuasive narratives; Communicate Rewiring’s strategies with accessible expertise (without jargon). Ability to manage a growing team with competing demands; not easily flustered nor easily overwhelmed by a high volume of activity and projects. Sets and achieves high-performance expectations that are motivating and results-oriented. Seeks out and delivers timely and direct feedback that contributes to the ongoing development of oneself, team members and a positive organizational culture. Promptly resolves problems through timely consultation in an environment of mutual respect. Highly collaborative work style with the ability to operate as a peer and thought partner to the CEO, other leadership team members, and advisors. Preferred Experience in the climate movement with an understanding of the current funding landscape and players. Entrepreneurial drive to build an organization from the ground up; prior start-up experience is optimal. Content knowledge in demand-side electrification and/or renewable energy. Benefits The salary range for this position is highly competitive and commensurate with experience. Rewiring America also offers a very generous and competitive benefits package, including includes 100% employer-paid health, dental, and vision insurance, 6% employer match on 401k contributions, pre-tax transportation benefits, and paid holidays, vacation, sick, and volunteer time off. Commitment to Racial Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Rewiring America values diversity in all its forms and is committed to inclusive and transparent recruitment, hiring and promotion processes. Candidates of diverse backgrounds and lived experience are strongly encouraged to apply. Hiring Statement Rewiring America is a project of Windward Fund, a 501(c)(3) public charity that incubates new and innovative public-interest projects and grant-making programs. Windward Fund is committed to attracting, developing and retaining exceptional people, and to creating a work environment that is dynamic, rewarding and enables each of us to realize our potential. Windward Fund ‘s work environment is safe and open to all employees and partners, respecting the full spectrum of race, color, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, political affiliation, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and all other classifications protected by law in the locality and/or state in which you are working. COVID-19 Statement To center the safety and well-being of its employees, Windward Fund requires that any employee who is required to conduct in-person activities for their job must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 within four weeks of their start date. This position may require candidates to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Accommodations may be sought and approved in accordance with the law by contacting human resources at HR@windwardfund.org.

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