Executive Director Position Description and Application

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Western Climate Initiative, Inc. (WCI, Inc.) is seeking an Executive Director. WCI, Inc. is a nonprofit corporation supporting a cooperative effort among participating jurisdictions implementing cap-and-trade programs for greenhouse gas emissions.

Position Description

As Executive Director, you will work in a fast-paced and rapidly evolving environment to:

As Executive Director, you will report to, and work closely with, the Board of Directors and will be creative, proactive, and able to manage a diverse set of priorities and initiatives. You will develop and manage complex projects from start-up to completion, and adapt to rapidly changing circumstances. You will translate information into action and results, set and meet deadlines, and ensure program accountability.


As a successful candidate, you must have demonstrated leadership capabilities, excellent communication and management skills, knowledge of state and provincial regulatory programs, and understanding of financial management in a not-for-profit setting. Desirable experience and training include:

A comparable combination of experience and education can be substituted for the above requirements. An understanding of the French language would be an asset.


The salary and benefits package for this position is commensurate with qualifications and consistent with similar organizations.


WCI, Inc. is headquartered in Sacramento, California.

To Apply

Using the form below, interested applicants should submit a cover letter, including a summary of qualifications and salary requirements, and a resume in PDF format by June 30, 2014.