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SOMAH Marketing, Education & Outreach Manager

GRID Alternatives

https://gridalternatives.org/get-involved/careers

About GRID Alternatives:

GRID Alternatives is a national leader in making clean, affordable solar power and solar jobs accessible to low-income communities and communities of color. GRID is an entrepreneurial, high-growth non-profit organization that provides direct solar installation and project development; workforce training and service learning opportunities; and low-income solar policy advocacy.

Our vision: a transition to clean, renewable energy that includes and benefits everyone.

At GRID, we care about each other and know that each employee has a whole self that includes life outside of work. Our culture supports the learning, growth, and well-being of all of our team members.

Based in Oakland, California, GRID has 9 regional offices and affiliates serving all of California, Colorado, Washington D.C., Virginia, Maryland, and Delaware; GRID also works in Nicaragua, Mexico and Nepal. GRID has a dedicated staff of 370 and growing! ​

Every member of GRID Alternatives must participate in the organization’s equity, inclusion, and diversity work.

About SOMAH:

GRID Alternatives was selected by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) in March 2018, as part of a team of leading CA nonprofits, to administer the Solar on Multifamily Affordable Solar Housing (SOMAH) program. The SOMAH program is the largest investment of dollars into low-income solar to date (up to $1B through 2030). It will provide incentives to solar projects in qualifying affordable multifamily properties throughout the state while ensuring direct economic benefits to low-income tenants and creating workforce development opportunities through local hiring initiatives.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

GRID Alternatives is seeking an exceptional marketing professional to provide marketing strategy, coordination, and oversight for the Solar on Multifamily Affordable Solar Housing (SOMAH) program. GRID’s SOMAH Marketing, Education & Outreach (ME&O) Manager will be responsible for coordinating with SOMAH program administration partners, GRID’s communications and marketing team, and four community-based organization subcontractors to develop, implement, and monitor annual ME&O plans and budgets. This position will report to the GRID’s SOMAH Program Director.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

GRID’s SOMAH ME&O Manager is responsible for executing the GRID’s ME&O responsibilities under the SOMAH program administration (PA) partnership. Opportunities include:

  • Serve as the primary GRID ME&O point of contact for the PA team
  • Lead ME&O coordination meetings
  • Compile and edit annual ME&O plans and budgets based on input from all PA members
  • Collaborate with GRID’s communications and SOMAH PA team to develop and execute ME&O strategies for audiences GRID is responsible for
  • Monitor and report on the effectiveness of all ME&O activities
  • Manage subcontracts with four community-based organizations (CBOs)
  • Monitor and report on the effectiveness of CBO ME&O activities

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 2 years of marketing experience, with a proven track record of success
  • Experience marketing programs and services
  • Experience managing complex projects across large, dispersed teams
  • Strong data collection and analytics skills
  • Strong oral and written communications skills
  • Excellent organization and attention to detail

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5-7 years of marketing and/or project management experience
  • Direct experience with multifamily affordable housing, either through lived experience or professional experience
  • Experience with administration and/or marketing of statewide or municipal solar or energy-related programs
  • Familiarity with the Calenviroscreen disadvantaged communities (DACs) and general interest or experience working in environmental justice communities
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Experience working with remote teams

Details

Type:
Full-Time
State(s):
California
Location(s):
Oakland (Flexible w/in CA)
Function:
Marketing/Communications
Industry:
Environmental/Animal Welfare
Salary:
$70K range
Posted on:
April 25, 2019

How to Apply

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