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Fresh Energy is Hiring! Program Director, Energy Performance and Senior Communications and Engagement Associate, Saint Paul, Minnesota

Eileen Flynn MA, United States 0 Ratings 11 Discussions 0 Group posts

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Fresh Energy is hiring! The company is looking for an energy efficiency expert to lead our Energy Performance program, and a guru to lead communications work.

Program Director, Energy Performance

Job overview and requirements:

Are you deeply interested in securing efficiency-related policy change at the state legislature and regulatory arenas? Do you have unique expertise in energy efficiency, energy system performance, and state energy conservation policy? Do you want to be challenged at work, have a lot of fun, be inspired frequently, and make a significant impact at an innovative nonprofit working on electrifying our economy to reduce carbon emissions?

Fresh Energy is hiring a full-time director to lead our Energy Performance team. The Energy Performance Program Director leads Fresh Energy’s work to create an efficient, high performing energy system in Minnesota by shaping policy solutions, driving change in multiple areas, and actively collaborating with a network of allies and partners. This position leads on overall energy conservation strategy and is responsible for a portfolio of work to secure efficiency-related policy change at the state legislature, in the regulatory arena, and in other key forums. The Energy Performance Program Director oversees Fresh Energy’s Buildings staff and is responsible for steering the strategic direction of the department leading the planning and execution of the policy area’s programs, projects, reporting, and stakeholder engagement. If you have experience in this area, thrive on the wonkiness of energy policy, and have a results-oriented approach, please read on!

Senior Communications and Engagement Associate

Job overview and requirements

Do you care about the future of clean energy and want to inspire others to get involved? Do you have strong communication skills, attention to detail, a strategic approach, and a passion for bringing people together? If that resonates and you want to be challenged at work, have a lot of fun, be inspired frequently, and make a significant impact at an innovative nonprofit please read on!

Speeding the transition to a clean energy economy will require an inspired and engaged public. Fresh Energy’s Senior Communications and Engagement Associate plays a central role in communicating effectively about Fresh Energy’s work and building the base of people who want to be part of the solution. We are looking for someone who is a great writer with strong technical skills, event-planning expertise, and a commitment to driving effective communications and engagement strategy.

Fresh Energy's Story

Fresh Energy’s mission is to shape and drive realistic, visionary energy policies that benefit all. Together we are working toward a vision for an economy we thrive in and energy that ensures our well-being.

Fresh Energy is speeding Minnesota’s transition to a clean energy economy, which will ensure that our region enjoys good health, a vibrant economy, and thriving communities today and for generations to come. From putting Minnesota on the pathway to being a national renewable energy leader to promoting clean transportation options for our growing economy, Fresh Energy has been an essential partner in helping the region develop efficient, cost-effective, and inclusive energy programming. Working purely in the public interest, Fresh Energy’s team of scientists, economists, policy analysts, and educators develops and advances solutions that secure a clean energy future where all can thrive.

More information on both openings can be found here:

Please note, both positions must be located at the office in Saint Paul, Minnesota. Information on compensation and benefits is included in each job posting as well.

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