Energy Program Director - Earthworks

Opportunity Type: Job

 Are you passionate about protecting communities from pollution? Do you want to be part of growing efforts to address climate change, safeguard health, and hold corporations and governments accountable? If you’re eager to engage the public and decision makers on these issues, then this position may be right for you.

Position Overview

The Energy Program Director leads our efforts to stop the expansion of oil, gas and petrochemical extraction and infrastructure, reduce the harm of existing operations, and advance policy solutions while partnering with communities and grassroots organizations. As a senior leader within Earthworks, the Director oversees all aspects of our Energy Program including strategy, partnerships, policy, fundraising, communication and staff management. 

Required Qualifications

The successful candidate will be an inspirational leader with a deep commitment to anti-racism and environmental justice. They will appreciate and embrace diverse cultures and perspectives and possess an understanding of the challenges facing communities on the frontlines of the impacts from extraction. They will have substantial experience in stakeholder engagement and relationship management across a diverse set of constituencies and perspectives. They will ideally bring expertise in energy and climate policies pertaining to oil and gas, and be an effective manager of our talented staff across the US. 

Compensation & Benefits

This role is based in the U.S., and is flexible in location, with preference given to locations in oil and gas producing states. Salary range is from $115,000-$125,000 commensurate with experience. The Energy Program Director will be expected to travel on occasion.

How to Apply

Please see the link below (quoting reference 5085) for the full job description, requirements and to apply.  Earthworks is partnering with the search firm Perrett Laver. The deadline for applications is Friday, September 3rd at 12 noon EDT.