Wellspring Philanthropic Fund seeks an expert in the climate change area to lead its first initiative focused on reducing carbon emissions and accelerating the transition to clean energy. The successful candidate will be a seasoned professional with at least 15 years working with philanthropic and/or advocacy organizations, including a substantial part of that period focusing on climate change mitigation. They will have long‐term vision, exceptional networking and collaboration skills, and a demonstrated ability to help organizations with the creation and development of Wellspring’s Climate Initiative’s first strategy. They will be open‐minded, possess strong listening skills, and communicate openly and effectively with advocates, funders, and other stakeholders. A leader in the field, the Climate Initiative Director will work closely with Wellspring’s leadership and a special advisory team to oversee all aspects of research, portfolio development, and management related to grantmaking.
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