Colorado Nonprofit Association

State Strategist – West

Summary of Position:

The State Strategist position works with Equity Fund grantee partners to identify and fill their policy capacity needs while the grantees expand their capacities. The State Strategist also supports the development of data-driven justifications for climate equity policies and reinforces the CCEEF grantee’s thought and policy leadership in climate and energy justice. The State Strategist supports grantee partner organizations to pass equitable environment and clean energy policies at the state level soon.

Position Responsibilities:


Experience and Skills:

Technical Competencies:

Behavioral Competencies:

Universal Competencies for All Staff:

Detail key behaviors necessary for each employee to perform effectively across the organization.

Competencies for Strategy Managers:

Detail key behaviors necessary for each employee to perform effectively in their specific role.

Relationship Management: The ability to understand other people’s moods, behaviors, and motives in order to improve the quality and connection of relationships (requires social awareness and empathy). Develops, manages, and uses collaborative relationships to facilitate the accomplishment of work goals.

Compensation: The salary range for this role is $115,000-$135,000. New hires are typically hired into the middle portion of the range, enabling employee growth in the range over time. Actual placement in range is based on job-related skills and experience, as evaluated throughout the interview process. Pay ranges are adjusted based on cost of labor in each respective geographical market.

Hiring Statement

Climate and Clean Energy Equity Fund is a newly independent 501(c)(3) public charity, committed to attracting, developing, and retaining exceptional people and to creating a work environment that is dynamic and rewarding. Our work environment is safe and open to all employees, 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.

COVID-19 Policy Language

To center the safety and well-being of its employees, the Climate and Clean Energy Equity 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. This position may require candidates to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Accommodations may be sought and approved in accordance with the law by contacting human resources at