ABOUT

ecoAmerica builds institutional leadership, public support, and political will for climate solutions in the United States.

We help national mainstream organizations elevate their climate leadership, providing them strategy, tools and resources to:

  • Demonstrate Visible Climate Leadership
  • Empower Climate Literacy
  • Engage all Constituents
  • Build Collective Action and Advocacy

In two years, we help our partners permanently transform into national climate leaders who inspire others on solutions and commit to climate neutrality.

WHO WE ARE

ecoAmerica expands climate leadership beyond traditional environmental circles. We’re building a diverse network of major institutions and thought leaders in five sectors – faith, health, communities, higher education, and business who have the power to inspire tens of millions of Americans on climate change, in counties and communities nationwide including our heartland. Watch these videos to learn more about our programs and hear our leaders speak.

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JOIN OUR TEAM

Assistant to the President

The Assistant to the President provides high-level administrative support to the President (75%) and the Sr. Director of Development (15%), including schedules, travel, meetings, agendas, calendar, database, research, correspondence and other communications.

Director, Communities

The Communities Program Director leads the Communities Sector program for ecoAmerica.  Reporting to and in collaboration with the President, the position works to expand partnerships that reach and engage America’s local communities in order to elevate climate change as a top priority, build climate literacy, lead on climate solutions and collaborate for collective impact.

Marketing and Events Intern

The Marketing and Events Intern reports to the Marketing Director and Events Manager, supporting key marketing and events initiatives for ecoAmerica, our programs, and our strategic partnership initiatives.

Vice President of Development

The Vice President of Development (VPD) serves as a key leadership team member and an active participant in making strategic decisions affecting ecoAmerica. In partnership with the President, the VPD is responsible for individual and foundation fundraising, board stewardship and other development activities. He/she contributes to ecoAmerica’s success by proactively soliciting, enrolling and stewarding Board members and donors to build ecoAmerica’s visibility, impact, and financial resources.

Research Intern

The Research Intern reports to the Research Coordinator and Chief Engagement Officer, supporting key research initiatives for ecoAmerica, our programs, and our strategic partnership initiatives.

Development Intern

The Development Intern will be a critical part of a team working to meet an ambitious fundraising goal by soliciting contributions from individuals, foundations, corporations, and other nonprofit organizations.

Faith Sector Intern

The Faith Sector Intern provides program and administrative support to the Blessed Tomorrow Director to ensure successful and timely development and execution of Blessed Tomorrow programming. The successful candidate is someone who takes initiative, providing day to day administrative and programmatic support.

Program Manager, Climate for Health

The Climate for Health Program Manager plays a lead role in supporting ecoAmerica’s Health sector program as it expands its work with America’s leading national health executives and institutions to elevate climate change as a visible priority, build climate literacy, engage organizations and congregations to communicate and lead on climate solutions, and collaborate for collective impact.

Research Manager

The Research Manager reports to the Chief Engagement Officer, and has primary responsibility for planning, facilitating, and managing the organization’s marketing research projects including psychographic, communications, social science, and other similar research….

Graphic Designer

The Graphic Designer will support all marketing efforts and work with internal teams to design and produce the highest quality materials for program and organizational outreach. S/he will work from the San Francisco office and be responsible for creating and producing print and digital materials and communications…

Programs Intern

The programs intern reports directly to the Program Operations Director, and assists the Sector Directors (Business, Communities, Faith, Health, Higher Education) with 1) planning; 2) research; 3) content production 4) communications 5) database management 6) project management 7) implementation activities and 8) ad hoc projects…

LEGACY PROGRAMS

Since 2007, ecoAmerica has launched over ten national programs with dozens of partners to engage the public on climate and foster climate and sustainability solutions.  Here are a few of our notable legacy programs:

EMERITUS DIRECTORS

Dr. Norman Anderson, Former CEO, American Psychological Association

Erik Blachford, Venture Partner, Technology Crossover Ventures

Aimée Christensen, Founder and CEO, Christensen Global

David Fenton, Fenton Communications

Scott Galloway, Clinical Professor of Marketing, NYU Stern School of Business

Daryl Hannah, Actress

Bobbi Hapgood, Founder, Philanthropic Ventures

James A. Kohlberg, Co-founder and Chairman, Kohlberg & Company, LLC.

Norris Lozano, CEO, BusinessUS

Richard Louv, Author, Journalist, and Speaker

Sophia Mendelsohn, Head of Sustainability, JetBlue Airways

Rand Rosenberg, Former Senior VP of Corporate Strategy and Development, PG&E

Ruth Shaw, PhD., Former President, Duke Power

Holly Welch Stubbing, Executive Vice President, Foundation for the Carolinas

David Yarnold, President, National Audobon Society

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We welcome your interest and partnership in our programs, events, research, and mission.

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