About Rewiring America
Rewiring America is the leading electrification nonprofit, focused on electrifying everything in our communities. We're all in on electrifying where we live, work, learn, and play. Supported by a world-class research team developing accessible, actionable data, and tools for Americans across the country, Rewiring America is crafting the blueprint for Americans to achieve energy efficiency, tackle nationwide emission goals, improve health, save consumers money, and build the next generation of the American workforce in clean energy.
Rewiring America is growing and we are seeking an Operations Manager to join our Operations team. This position reports to the Deputy Chief of Staff.
In this newly-created position, the Operations Manager is principally responsible for owning and managing contracts and invoicing, ensuring RA staff are set up to do their best work in the systems we have online, and helping to build and set up new systems to make sure we can successfully grow and scale.
The Operations Manager plays a pivotal role in helping our team achieve its strategic goals by streamlining and iterating on the processes in order to remove barriers and ensure we have a clearly communicated structure for success.
The incoming Operations Manager will be driven by their commitment to Rewiring America’s values, vision and mission. Through their track record as a highly-organized, logistically-strong and detail-oriented coordinator , the successful candidate embraces the idea that we can do big things, and demonstrates humility, curiosity and a learner’s mindset. We are looking for someone who recognizes that the stakes of what we are trying to accomplish depend on a high-functioning, passionate and reliable team.
The Operations Manager plays a critical role in the evolution of Rewiring America from its start-up phase to a more mature organization and joins a team that operates with a sense of urgency and a track record of success across the fields of science, technology, business, policy, and politics. The Operations Manager must have excellent communication skills and the ability to swiftly execute to ensure the continuation of business.
As we continue to grow the team, you’re comfortable with ambiguity and thrive in an environment where you get to wear many hats.
The successful candidate demonstrates a zeal for being an Operations Manager and models excellence and integrity in all they do. This role will be a forward-facing role to the rest of the organization so the ideal candidate will have an exceptional knack for helping their teammates get the information they need. The selected candidate will also possess the following Core and Preferred qualifications and characteristics:
- Strong commitment to the mission, policies and goals of Rewiring America.
- Collaborative and low ego work style.
- Ability to work with ambiguity as we continue to scale.
- A systems mindset; always thinking about ways we can streamline and improve processes for staff.
- Excellent references demonstrating a strong track record in highly-organized and detail-oriented coordination.
- Experience with financial aspects of Operations, including but not limited to invoicing, expense reporting, and some budget visibility.
- Facility with technology to support remote team work.
- Familiarity with specific financial and payroll systems like Concur and ApprovPay.
- Familiarity with work systems like Google ecosystem, Asana, Dropbox.
- Content knowledge in climate, renewable energy, and/or building electrification.
Commitment to Racial Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
Rewiring America values diversity in all its forms and is committed to inclusive and transparent recruitment, hiring and promotion processes. Candidates of diverse backgrounds and lived experience are strongly encouraged to apply.
Rewiring America is a project of Windward Fund, a 501(c)(3) public charity that incubates new and innovative public-interest projects and grant-making programs. Windward Fund is committed to attracting, developing and retaining exceptional people, and to creating a work environment that is dynamic, rewarding and enables each of us to realize our potential. Windward Fund ‘s work environment is safe and open to all employees and partners, respecting the full spectrum of race, color, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, political affiliation, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status and all other classifications protected by law in the locality and/or state in which you are working.
The salary range for this position is $75,000-100,000 commensurate with experience. Comprehensive benefits package that includes 100% employer-paid health, dental, and vision insurance for employees (and their families). Employees are able to enroll in 401k retirement plan and are eligible for a 3% automatic contribution and up to a 3% employer match on 401k contributions. Employees are also eligible for pre-tax transportation benefits. Employees will receive 160 hours of vacation time, 80 hours of health leave, up to 2 days of casual leave, and 20 hours of volunteer leave annually. Employees will also receive 13 paid holidays throughout the calendar year (15 days during Presidential and Congressional elections). We have an office closure between Christmas and New Year. Employees are eligible for 12 weeks of paid family and medical leave after 90 days of employment. Regular, full-time employees and part-time employees are eligible to take up to sixteen weeks of parental leave, in all cases related to birth, adoption, or foster care starting from the first day of employment. We offer access to professional development resources.
To center the safety and well-being of its employees, Windward Fund requires that any employee who is required to conduct in-person activities for their job must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 within four weeks of their start date. Accommodations may be sought and approved in accordance with the law by contacting human resources at HR@windwardfund.org.