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CLEAR BLUE SEA

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Executive Director

CLEAR BLUE SEA is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization in San Diego, CA with a mission to cleanse the oceans of plastic pollution. Clear Blue Sea’s innovative marine debris removal system is an unmanned, solar-powered Floating Robot for Eliminating Debris (FRED). Three small-scale FRED prototypes have been built and tested in Mission Bay and several new FRED projects are currently in work, including a FRED Do-it-Yourself (FREDDY) Instructional Package and the design of a 50-foot FRED to be implemented in Hawaii as a pilot. Our FRED projects have involved over 200 student interns as we are dedicated to training and mentoring younger generations in methods and innovations needed to increase awareness of ocean plastics and solutions for ocean cleanup and conservancy.

Position Summary

As Executive Director, you will be the leader of our operational team as you plan, coordinate, implement and manage the activities and development of Clear Blue Sea. The Executive Director is responsible for overseeing all aspects of operations and administration, to support the program functions in accordance with Board management. This part time position is volunteer with the potential for hire if funding goals are achieved.

Organizational Objectives

  1. Secure significant funding for paid full-time staff, warehouse for local operations
  2. Implement FREDDY Program with Instructional Package
  3. Demonstrate and Operate FRED Prototypes and FREDDY in Local Marine Environments
  4. Maintain Educational Programs and Internal Internship Program

Executive Director Roles and responsibilities include:

  • Report on Budget Plan, Fundraising Plan, and Strategy to the Board
  • Ensure Nonprofit organizational compliance
  • Manage operations and activities to enable CBSea to achieve mission

Preferred capabilities include:

  • Passionate about finding and implementing solutions to remediate the oceans of plastic pollution
  • Experienced in Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel) and documenting strategies and implementation planning
  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree
  • Actual involvement in environmental conservancy/sustainability efforts
  • Public speaking/active listening skills
  • Excellent writing/presentation skills
  • Project management experience
  • Financial management experience
  • Actual role in leading an organizational unit (doesn't have to be the whole organization)
  • Nonprofit and/or startup experience
  • Community outreach/collaboration experience
  • Experience working with high school and college interns

Clear Blue Sea values the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, veteran status, genetic information, disability, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law.

Apply via our online form

Attach a cover letter describing:

  • your interest in Clear Blue Sea
  • your relevant capabilities
  • how you envision the transition to a new ED would occur

Contact Clear Blue Sea with questions: personnel1@clearbluesea.org

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About CLEAR BLUE SEA

Location:

7939 Silverton Ave, SAN DIEGO, CA 92122, US

Mission Statement

Clear Blue Sea's mission is to cleanse the oceans of floating plastic pollution by operating fleets of unmanned marine robots powered by renewable energy.

Description

CLEAR BLUE SEA is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization in San Diego, CA with a mission to cleanse the oceans of plastic pollution. Clear Blue Sea’s innovative marine debris removal system is an unmanned, solar-powered Floating Robot for Eliminating Debris (FRED). Three small-scale FRED prototypes have been built and tested in Mission Bay and several new FRED projects are currently in work, including a FRED Do-it-Yourself (FREDDY) Instructional Package and the design of a 50-foot FRED to be implemented in Hawaii as a pilot. Our FRED projects have involved over 200 student interns as we are dedicated to training and mentoring younger generations in methods and innovations needed to increase awareness of ocean plastics and solutions for ocean cleanup and conservancy.

Environment

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

7939 Silverton Avenue, Unit 807San Diego, CA 92126

(32.89018,-117.15033)
 

SKILLS

  • Executive Admin
  • Business Development
  • Management
  • Professional Development
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • 20 hrs/week

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