Fundraising and Advancement, Nonprofit and Social Impact

Head of Development

  • Elemental Excelerator
  • Headquartered in Bay Area, CA and Honolulu, HI

This position has been filled.

About Elemental Excelerator

In 2009, the non-profit launched a new model for funding climate tech deployment. Breaking down barriers to innovation alongside entrepreneurs provides Elemental unique insight into the policy, market, and technology innovation needed to build systems to uplift people and communities around the world. Elemental has invested in over 100 growth-stage companies and celebrated more than a dozen exits, funded more than 70 technology projects, and built a platform for scaling equitable, market-driven solutions to climate change.

Elemental sees the world as it is and the world as it could be. They use insights from working on the ground deploying technology with their portfolio companies to understand where the forces of the market are working, and what needs to change to create a more equitable and resilient future. Elemental, blends a growth mindset with the diverse backgrounds and roots of the team, cultivating a dynamic culture where everyone’s contributions are valued and encouraged.

The Opportunity

Elemental is seeking a passionate self-starter to join its team as Head of Development (HOD). The HOD will implement and lead a comprehensive strategic, creative, and entrepreneurial development program that will support Elemental’s mission, impact, and future growth during an ambitious period of transformation as the organization continues to develop innovative approaches to addressing climate change.

Expressing Interest

Koya Partners, the executive search firm that specializes in mission-driven search, has been exclusively retained for this engagement. Amy Shea and Jason Mannino are leading this search. To make recommendations or to express your interest in this role, please submit your materials here or email Amy Shea and Jason Mannino directly at All inquiries and discussions will be considered strictly confidential.

Read and download the Position Profile here.

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