Recycle Colorado seeks full-time executive director

Recycle Colorado is seeking a passionate and mission-driven leader who possesses emotional intelligence and the ability to cultivate meaningful relationships with members and key stakeholders. The ideal candidate will have:
  • An undergraduate degree or equivalent experience.
  • Prior experience in the recycling or solid waste industry. While highly preferred prior experience is not required.
  • Significant leadership experience, ideally of five or more years.
  • Demonstrated fiscal management skills including developing and managing an operating budget.

The ideal candidate will be a proactive leader; regularly investigate and bring new ideas to the organization, especially with regard to operational best practices and staff leadership; be skilled in critical and creative thinking to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to issues. The Executive Director will supervise staff and work closely with externally contracted service providers. The Executive Director will administer an operating budget of $300,000. This is an exempt and full-time position.

Recycle Colorado is based in Denver. The organization is comprised of approximately 330 members from across the State of Colorado and takes pride in offering its members and the state an annual Summit for Recycling conference, round table forums, action projects, policy and advocacy and networking opportunities.

Detailed position specifications are available here.

To Apply
Email cover letter and resume to [email protected] Applications must be received by close of business Friday, August 2. Questions about the job opportunity can be sent to [email protected]

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