Forum Mobility Director — Development Half Moon Bay, CA or Remote

The Director of Development will lead Forum Mobility’s development efforts as we build out critical and impactful charging networks.


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6+ years in development with a comprehensive understanding of all Requirements. Bachelor’s degree required. This position will require travel when necessary, up to 30% of the time. California strongly preferred. The position will be remote to start but over time the company intends to develop limited “core hours” in a Bay Area office where our team can spend time together.