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Community Clean Energy Project Manager

Posted by
UPROSE
|
Brooklyn, NY
New
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Published 3 days ago

Responsibilities:

  • Report directly to the Energy Democracy Coordinator;
  • Support multiple renewable energy projects and relationships with project partners;
  • Engage in community-based energy planning efforts to identify local community priorities;
  • Support community education workshops around renewable energy project benefits and opportunities, Energy Democracy and Just Transition;
  • Effectively collaborate with third party project technical assistants and coalition members in regards to legal, financial, and engineering needs and questions;
  • Understand and integrate ongoing policy campaigns and coalition building efforts aimed at moving towards 100% renewables into projects and project development processes;
  • Represent the organization at project development calls;
  • Help carry out media strategies to raise awareness about issues and build support for our organizing as needed;
  • Contribute to grant-writing as needed to support project development
  • Understand solar energy financing models and requirements

Job requirements:

  • Demonstrated commitment to working for environmental, social, and climate justice;
  • Minimum of 1-2 years professional experience relevant to the renewable energy sector, city and community planning and/or project management; 
  • Experience in coordinating and facilitating meetings and working with grassroots intergenerational communities of color;
  • Ability to work independently or in a collaborative team-setting;
  • Excellent personal organization and time management skills with attention to detail and the ability to multi-task;
  • Knowledge of basic computer applications, such as word processing, presentation software, spreadsheets, e-mail, and social networks;
  • Comfort giving public presentations;
  • Good sense of humor

Preferred requirements:

-Experience working with diverse project partners in public, private, and non-profit sectors

-Understanding of New York energy systems and policy

  • -Bi-lingual (Spanish)

Responsibilities:

  • Report directly to the Energy Democracy Coordinator;
  • Support multiple renewable energy projects and relationships with project partners;
  • Engage in community-based energy planning efforts to identify local…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Application Deadline
    June 1, 2021
  • Education
    Master's Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Salary

Salary commensurate with experience.

Benefits

This is a full-time position that provides a benefits package and professional development. Benefits package includes health, eye, and dental insurance along with our 401k package.

This is a full-time position that provides a benefits package and professional development. Benefits package includes health, eye, and dental insurance along with our 401k…

Level of Language Proficiency

Bi-lingual (Spanish)

Bi-lingual (Spanish)

Location

On-site
462 36th St, Brooklyn, NY 11232, USA
#3A

How to Apply

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted and the position will be open until it is filled. UPROSE is an equal opportunity employer. People of color, indigenous people, women, queer folks, trans and gender non-conforming people, and differently abled people strongly encouraged to apply.

To apply: send a resume, cover letter, brief writing sample, and three references to employment@uprose.org. No calls or walk-ins please.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted and the position will be open until it is filled. UPROSE is an equal opportunity employer. People of color, indigenous people, women…

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