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Executive Director
Company: Climate Savers Computing Initiative
The Climate Savers Computing Initiative Executive Director Summary

The Climate Savers Computing Initiative, a high impact organization founded by Google, Intel, Microsoft and World Wildlife Fund, seeks an independent contractor to act as its Executive Director and lead efforts to transform the computing industry with respect to energy efficiency. The Climate Savers Computing Initiative is aggressively applying the resources of the world’s leading technology companies, and one of the world’s leading environmental organizations, to make energy efficient devices the norm. Working in collaboration with, and under the direction of, the Climate Savers Computing Initiative Board of Directors, the director will outline and execute the organization’s strategic initiatives, outreach to C-level executives for potential partners across the private, public and non-profit sectors, serve as a public spokesperson for the initiative, and manage the Initiative’s budget and programs.

The Role: Executive Director
The Climate Savers Computing Initiative is working to develop several large initiatives and campaigns around energy efficient IT, from developing measurements and metrics to marketing and recruiting new members worldwide. We are looking for a candidate who combines strong leadership and technical skills with a passion for innovation, and the desire to make a difference around one of the singular challenges of our era, global climate change. The Executive Director will also leverage the unique strengths of each member company.
Responsibilities include:
• Outlining and executing the organization’s strategic initiatives
• Leading efforts to recruit Global 2000 companies, as well as public and non-profit sector partners
• Engaging with Board of Directors, and leveraging the skills and offerings of member companies
• Managing the organization’s staff, consultants and budget
• Managing contracts for the organization’s marketing, communications and public relations campaigns
• Co-managing the Marketing and Metrics subcommittees of the Board with chairs from Member companies, and managing the European and Japanese sub-teams
• Providing expertise on green IT to Initiative members and
• Serving as a highly visible, and highly credible, spokesperson for the Initiative, on green IT and on its role in solving the climate change challenge.
Requirements include:
• A significant background in sustainability, energy efficiency and / or Information Technology
• Familiarity with climate change issues and options
• Demonstrated ability to lead an organization, company or division to results
• Ability to source, structure and negotiate partnerships
• Familiarity with marketing, public relations and/or public speaking
• MBA, with a joint MBA/environmental masters preferred
• Candidate who has helped launch a start up tech-firm or non-profit, or designed a cutting edge cause marketing campaign, preferred
Salary will be commensurate to experience. Employment location is flexible.





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