About the Organization
California Environmental Associates (CEA) is a boutique environmental consultancy based in San Francisco, CA. For more than 30 years, CEA has helped transform markets, business practices, public policies, nonprofit organizations, and philanthropic strategies to achieve positive outcomes for the environment.
CEA’s Philanthropic Services group is a tight-knit team of fifteen consultants that supports the work of environmental foundations and nonprofits, as well as sustainability-oriented businesses. Our work spans several issue areas including marine conservation, climate change, energy policy, sustainable agriculture, land use and conservation, freshwater management, transportation, and wildlife protection. The geographic nature of projects varies, but most of our work is global or international in scope. With respect to the group’s services, our main functions for clients include the following:
For a more in-depth description of our services and philosophy, please see our website: www.ceaconsulting.com.
CEA is looking for an Associate to provide support to the firm’s Philanthropic Services Practice Area. The successful applicant will be responsible for the day-to-day management of large and complex consulting engagements for clients, including large environmentally focused foundations, NGOs, and bilateral and multilateral agencies. The Associate will work primarily on a project supporting a new oceans-focused philanthropic venture. The organization is the brainchild of a Palo Alto–based family that wants to leverage out-of-the-box thinking, technology, and new inventions to dramatically improve our ocean’s health and the livelihoods of the people who depend on it.
CEA’s work environment is collaborative and intensive, and staff regularly engage in travel, both domestic and international. The position requires intellectual rigor, independence, demonstrated attention to detail, and a passion for environmental issues. This exciting position will provide opportunities for interaction with key stakeholders and engagement with emerging issues in the environmental sector.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
The successful applicant will have many of the following qualifications:
Compensation and Benefits
The expected start date for this position is spring 2019. The position will be located in San Francisco, California. CEA offers an excellent benefits package and a competitive salary that is commensurate with experience.
To be considered for this position, interested candidates must follow the link below to submit a resume, cover letter, and salary requirements:
Inquiries received via phone call or direct email will not be eligible for review.
CEA is an equal opportunity employer.