ENE is seeking a Development Director to advance ENE’s strategic development, branding and revenue diversification efforts

May 17th, 2013 | By | Category: Jobs

Position Responsibilities. The Development Director will lead ENE’s Development team and work closely with our Communication team and program staff and provide key institutional leadership in the following areas of responsibilities:

  • Foundation Relations and Grants Management: Coordinate foundation outreach materials and plans; identify and pursue new foundation opportunities; work with state and project teams to draft Letters of Inquiry, proposals and grant reports; track submission and reporting deadlines; build and maintain database of foundations; plan appropriate briefings and events
  • Donor Development: Refine and implement ENE’s emerging major donor plan in conjunction with ENE board and staff; establish and organize list of donors and databases; create donor services plan and events
  • Board of Directors and Advisory Committee: coordinate meetings and activities with ENE’s Board of Directors and Advisory Committee; assist with recruiting new members, planning events and maintaining contacts
  • Strategic Development: implement and refine and maintain updates to ENE’s development strategy
  • Outreach Materials: Drafting and preparation of organizational materials, including brochures, newsletter, and monthly and annual reports. Experience with design is a plus
  • Web and Social Media: capacity to work with staff to update and manage ENE’s web site and ENE’s online presence and strategy, including Facebook, Wiki, Twitter is a plus


  • Bachelor’s degree and 3 years of work experience required in development or public relations
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Demonstrated interest in environmental and sustainability issues
  • Familiarity with Northeast and environmental funder/donor networks is a plus
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite required; Web editing and design (CMS or HTML) experience preferred; familiarity with Constant Contact and Adobe Illustrator preferred
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Organized, able to meet and set deadlines

About ENE. ENE is a leading non-profit organization at the forefront of efforts to combat global warming and promote clean energy and clean air solutions working in the Northeast, Canada and in targeted efforts at the federal level in Washington, DC and Ottawa, Canada. ENE’s staff of 16 professionals is based in offices in Rockport, ME; Boston, MA; Providence, RI; Hartford, CT; and Ottawa, ON, Canada, with additional staff in Maine and the Vermont/New Hampshire area. ENE researches, develops and advocates innovative policies that tackle the region’s environmental challenges while promoting sustainable economies. ENE’s Climate and Energy Analysis Center (ENE-CLEAN) serves a critical need for targeted, reliable data and policy analysis. ENE has a unique capacity to combine a wide range of data sources, complex technical research, and economic analysis into useful information for policy makers, the media and the public. Our work is highly regarded among non-profits, business, consumers, public officials and the media and is used widely to help advance clean energy and climate solutions at the state, regional and federal levels.

This position can be structured as full or part time with pro-rated benefits and will be based at one of ENE’s offices, with a preference for Boston, MA, Providence, RI or Rockport, ME. Other locations or offsite arrangements may be considered for the right candidate. Travel to ENE office locations will be expected. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

To apply: Please send a resume and two references to eavery-miller@env-ne.org . Phone calls will not be accepted at this time.

ENE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ENE seeks to recruit, hire, and provide opportunities for advancement without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, citizenship, sexual preference or physical disability.

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