Associate

Washington, DC - Posted on: Thursday 02/06/14

Description

- Manage PowerSave Campus intern teams on 3-4 campuses - Ensure interns understand team responsibilities and complete program deliverables in a timely fashion - Oversee and advise intern project implementation and evaluation – projects may be technical, educational, and/or workforce-oriented in nature - Facilitate partnerships with key administrators, faculty, staff, and other stakeholders on campus - Recruit, interview, hire, and train new PowerSave Campus interns - Visit campuses approximately once per term, or as needed - Conduct weekly conference calls with intern teams - Review and edit team monthly newsletters, project proposals, and marketing materials - Ensure a positive experience for all interns and serve as mediator for team conflicts

Administrative Responsibilities (approx. 25%)

- Write and edit narrative monthly reports to program funders - Track metrics for intern projects and program as a whole - Track program expenses and create expense reports - Other tasks as needed

Program Development, Innovation, & Marketing (approx. 10%)

- Actively identify opportunities to add value to the PowerSave Campus Program - Work collaboratively with the Alliance to Save Energy Education Team (in Washington DC, Oakland, and Santa Barbara) to plan and develop new initiatives as needed - Research emerging energy policy and technologies as applicable to the program and develop new projects - Develop program marketing materials

Special Event/Conference Planning (approx. 25%)

- Collaborate with Alliance to Save Energy colleagues to plan and implement semiannual program-wide PowerSave Campus conferences - Arrange meeting rooms, hotel lodging, transportation and/or catering for event - Organize and/or facilitate workshops and training sessions to support intern development

- Bachelor’s degree in environmental studies, energy, education, or other applicable field; Master’s degree a plus - 1-2 years full-time professional experience preferred - Campus organizing, sustainability work, budgeting, and/or nonprofit experience a plus

 

Qualifications

Job requirements:

- Demonstrated project management skills and dedication to environmental causes, specifically those related to energy efficiency - Demonstrated ability to be organized, detail-oriented, and reliable - Excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task - Exceptionally strong writing skills - Excellent communication and people skills - Strong public speaking skills - Strong project planning and facilitation skills - Strong budget management and administrative skills - Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite - Ability to deal with fluid work situations - Willingness to learn and apply new concepts and skills - Willingness to travel

Other preferred skills:

- Experience working with college-level students - Experience in energy-related field, especially energy efficiency - Technical knowledge of and/or hands-on experience conducting energy audits - Experience setting and monitoring financial budgets - Experience with data analysis - Knowledge of website design and maintenance - Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) - Familiarity with design software (e.g. Publisher, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)

Interested candidates please apply online at: https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit2/?id=10335122&t=2