Executive Director - Mothers and Others for Clean Air

Opportunity Type: Job

Organization: Mothers and Others for Clean Air

Position: Executive Director

Type: Contractor, part- or full-time: 6-month contract with potential for permanent position

Compensation: Contractor fee commensurate in the range of $55,000 – $90,000

Deadline: December 1, 2021; Open until filled

Description: Mothers and Others for Clean Air (MOCA) seek an experienced professional to join its team as a full (or part-time) Executive Director. The Executive Director is responsible for leadership, development, fundraising, program management and board relations of the organization in alignment with the mission and focus set forth by the Board of Directors.

Key focus areas include solidifying organizational stability by working on development and fundraising plans and tactics to maintain consistent funding while coordinating with vendors to achieve these results.

Existing programs will be supported by maintaining current partnerships through regular communications while simultaneously expanding the organization’s reach with new partnerships. Through consistent accountability and reporting, funders will receive regular communications. The ED will interface with our Fiscal Agent to obtain timely and updated financial reports. They will also be responsible for supervising contractors and hold weekly staff meetings while also increasing the organization’s volunteer base and reach. The ED will attend appropriate meetings with other organizations as requested, to represent MOCA. This position is flexible and the ED should be adept at managing multiple tasks and relationships simultaneously.

MOCA actively encourages diverse candidates to apply. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, national origin.


  1. Bachelor’s degree or relevant experience preferred (cover letter and/or video)
  2. Excellent written and oral communication skills
  3. A working knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite of computer software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and QuickBooks
  4. A working knowledge of conducting webinars on Zoom, and using Zoom for staff meetings.
  5. Experience with managing a budget with numerous grants and funding sources
  6. Ability to understand financial reports and tracking data
  7. Demonstrated knowledge of and passion for environmental issues (particularly clean air) from a lens of understanding the social justice perspective 
  8. Demonstrated success with fundraising efforts, especially with major donors, foundations, and corporations and the broader community
  9. Demonstrated experience with establishing and cultivating effective partnerships with individuals, community nonprofits and/or government agencies
  10. Experience in working effectively with people from diverse backgrounds
  11. Comfort and working knowledge of social media platforms and content
  12. Preference will be given to candidates living in the Southeast.

Apply: To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to director@mothersandothersforcleanair.org. Please include the job title in the subject line of the email. Candidates should submit their information no later than October 30, 2021. Applications will be reviewed as they are submitted. We hope to have the position filled by December 1, 2021.