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Program Director, Transportation

Program Director, Transportation

Location: San Francisco, CA

About Energy Foundation

The Energy Foundation’s nonprofit mission is to serve the public interest by building a strong clean energy economy. The foundation supports education and analysis to promote pragmatic, non-partisan policy solutions that advance renewable energy and energy efficiency, building markets for clean energy technology and opening doors to greater innovation and productivity—growing the economy with dramatically less pollution.

For more than 25 years, Energy Foundation has supported grantees to help educate policymakers and the general public about the health and economic benefits of a clean energy economy. Grantees include business, health, labor, environmental, faith, equity, free-market, and consumer groups, as well as policy experts, military organizations, think tanks, and universities.

Energy Foundation’s comprehensive approach advances energy efficiency and renewable energy in the power, transportation, and buildings sectors. Working together, our Policy and Public Engagement programs focus on developing innovative policies and campaigns to help propel clean energy development in these sectors, while our Strategic Communications Program develops powerful narrative and communications strategies designed to build support for our work regionally and nationwide. Our States and Regions Team is a cross-disciplinary team of policy, communications, and campaign experts dedicated to advancing strong state and regional climate and clean energy policies.

Energy Foundation’s founding office is in San Francisco, CA, with additional offices in Raleigh, NC; Chicago, IL; Washington, DC; and Las Vegas, NV.

Position summary

The Program Director, Transportation (Program Director) will lead the strategy development and campaign design for Energy Foundation’s philanthropic investments to transform U.S. transportation, applying an interdisciplinary understanding of the transportation and power sectors in order to reduce pollution and promote advanced technologies. The Program Director will play an influential role engaging funders, grantees, and stakeholder groups in the business, government, civic, and nonprofit sectors across the spectrum of the transportation industry.

Reporting to the Vice President, Policy, the Program Director will develop and fund multi-year strategies at the national level and work collaboratively across Energy Foundation, advising on strategies to influence regional and state policies that achieve ambitious and regionally aligned policy goals related to the transportation sector.

Learn more about this position and how to apply here.

How to Apply

Energy Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. For more information and to learn how to apply, please see the position profile on the Waldron website.