Director, New Leaders Initiative Program

  • Earth Island Institute
  • Berkeley, California USA 94704
  • Mar 30, 2017
Full time Advocacy Communication/Public Outreach Environmental Protection Natural Resources Sustainability

Job Description

The New Leaders Initiative (NLI) honors, supports and sustains exceptional youth environmental leaders around North America through the Brower Youth Awards (BYA), year-round coaching and programming for burgeoning young activists, and uplifting the role of youth in the environmental and social change movement.

The Director of the New Leaders Initiative will lead and grow a 17-year old program, building upon existing strengths and expanding relevant programmatic offerings. The Director will supervise a part-time Program Manager, who will, among other responsibilities, support the program’s public outreach, social media and online presence. The Director of the New Leaders Initiative serves on the Management Team of Earth Island Institute, and works in close collaboration with the Development, Project Support and Earth Island Journal departments on specific projects, as well as helping the broader organization to advance a newly designed theory of change.

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Job Level



Nonprofit- NGO