GREEN JOBS and OPPORTUNITIES


Do you have a green job opening that you would like ISEA to publicize? 
If you have a position to fill, send a posting (including a brief description, contact information, qualifications, and application deadline) to: contactisea@illinoissolar.org
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Updated: May 22, 2017


  • Job Opportunity with Rethink Electric

    Position: Solar Sales Consultant, Geneva, IL


    We are looking for an enthusiastic sales consultant.  Having previous experience in selling solar a big plus!  We will teach you all about the solar industry and give you all the tools you need to produce.  We offer paid job training, a nice wage package depending on experience, health and 401k benefits. Please check us out at https://rethinkelectric.com

  • Like any great salesperson, you should be a consistent self-starter who does not fear silence, questions or rejection from potential customers. You should be prepared and know Rethink Electric just as well as we do. We expect you to have patience and tremendous follow-up skills.

    Sales is easier when you’re selling a good product you actually believe in, and that’s what you’ll be doing here. Rethink Electric helps homes and businesses convert to solar power, which grants them energy independence from the electric company.

    Since this industry is still in its infancy, we don’t expect you to know much about solar. However, we are looking for a salesperson who is eager to learn about what we do. It is absolutely vital that you truly know solar power. This industry is growing fast, and we want to work with someone who shares our excitement for what tomorrow brings.



  • Desired Qualifications:


  • At least 1 year of sales experience, solar experience a huge plus
  • Valid and clean driver's license


To apply, please send your cover letter, resume, and salary expectations to info@rethinkelectric.com

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    • Job Opportunity with Renew Missouri

      Position: Executive Director, Columbia, MO


      Renew Missouri is a 501(c)3 non-profit efficiency and clean energy advocacy organization; our mission is to develop and advocate for cost-effective clean energy policies for the health and prosperity of all Missourians. Founded in 2006, Renew Missouri has created many of Missouri’s flagship energy policies,including the Net Metering and Easy Connection Act, the Renewable Energy Standard (passed by ballot initiative in 2008), the Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) law, and a state tax deduction for energy efficiency investments. The impact of these policies has led to hundreds of millions of dollars of investment in renewables and efficiency.
    • The Executive Director will assume day-to-day management of Renew Missouri and ensure the financial sustainability of the organization through successful private fundraising and grant outreach. The Executive Director will motivate and develop the organization’s employees, interns and consultants to produce steady victories towards the implementation of Renew Missouri’s mission. The Executive Director is the primary public relations contact of Renew Missouri and will determine Renew Missouri’s policy priorities in coordination with the wind, solar and efficiency industries. The Executive Director will engage with the Board of Directors to ensure that the organization is effective and sustainable.The overarching goal of the Executive Director is to steadily deepen the impacts and networks of the organization while increasing financial strength.

    • Desired Qualifications:


    • At least 5 years of experience in management of a 501c3 nonprofit strongly preferred; some 501c4 nonprofit management a plus
    • Strong passion for and background in renewable energy and energy efficiency
    • Track record of major donor and major foundation fundraising
    • Familiarity with Missouri energy policy; relationships with state energy and environmental stakeholders preferred
    • Experience with employee recruitment, retention, and management
    • Experience in state-level advocacy, with municipal and/or federal advocacy experience a plus
    • Successful campaign management experience
    • An affinity for meaningful energy advocacy work including the building and leading of diverse coalitions
    • Robust analytical, problem solving, communication, leadership, and collaboration skills
    • Positive attitude, professional workmanship, detail-oriented self-starter with results-driven work ethic
    • Willingness to travel throughout the state of Missouri and other locations

    • Position Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:


    • Fundraising - grant acquisition, donor programs, and other collaborative opportunities and events
    • Staff Management - Keep the team (5 full-time and 3 part-time staff) motivated, productive, and goal-oriented; assist in employee hiring, orientation, and ongoing training
    • Strategic Planning - Implement long-term planning for the organization in consultation with the Board of Directors
    • Building Coalitions - Build support within energy stakeholder organizations, such as clean technology businesses, consumer groups, and environmental protection organizations
    • Fiscal Management - Ensure ongoing expenses and income are processed timely and accurately, and that Renew Missour remains financially strong
    • Policy Development and Promotion - Represent policy priorities and positions to decision-makers; plan and execute campaigns in regulatory and legislative venues; advance our policy priorities by leveraging our supporters, media assets, and other key influencers, preserve existing clean energy policy through offensive and defensive measures as necessary; identify policy opportunities within the state
    • Media - Utilize traditional and social media coverge as an advocacy tool to support our policy objectives; be the primary liaison to the press and chief media strategist

    To learn more and apply, click here.

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    Other Opportunities 

     American Council On Renewable Energy

     

     Environmental Law and Policy Center

     

     Midwest Renewable Energy Association

     

     Renewableenergyworld.com


     Solar Energy industries Association Job Board

     

     Solar Electric Power Association Job Board

    Location: Chicago

    Brief Summary

    The Incentive Coordinator tracks incentive programs and energy policies at a national and state level. This individual is responsible for submitting and securing incentives. This is an excellent opportunity for a bright individual with superior organizational skills and an interest in energy policy.

    Key Responsibilities

    • ·       Ensures completion of incentive application process by informing and collecting required application information from internal departments
    • ·       Provides company and project information to external incentive administrators
    • ·       Informs internal teams of approaching application deadlines
    • ·       Registers projects with various state authorities and manages the compliance filing process
    • ·       Works with the Project Management team to track project progress and meet incentive contract deadlines
    • ·       Manages SoCore’s installer registration processes
    • ·       Works with Policy team to improve and document processes
    • ·       Assists Policy Analysts with incentive research on new opportunities
    • ·       Assists Business Development team with special projects related to community solar and virtual net metering opportunities
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     Core Competencies

    • ·       Shows attention to detail
    • ·       Proves concrete organization
    • ·       Is consistent and reliable
    • ·       Manages time efficiently
    • ·       Is a team player
    • ·       Displays willingness to help others
    • ·       Effective communicator
    •  

    Requirements

    • ·       Bachelor’s in Policy, Political Science, Environmental Science or related field
    • ·       1 years’ work or internship experience in a similar position
    • ·       Advanced Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills
    • ·       Experience operating with high energy and flexibility in a fast-paced, dynamic and entrepreneurial environment
    • ·       CRM experience is a plus
    • ·       Energy and utility experience is a plus

    Apply

    Please submit your online application by following this link: https://hire.jobvite.com/j?cj=oLkv0fwk&s=ISEA_Green_Jobs_&_Opportunities

    Location: Chicago

    Brief Summary

    The Incentive Coordinator tracks incentive programs and energy policies at a national and state level. This individual is responsible for submitting and securing incentives. This is an excellent opportunity for a bright individual with superior organizational skills and an interest in energy policy.

    Key Responsibilities

    • ·       Ensures completion of incentive application process by informing and collecting required application information from internal departments
    • ·       Provides company and project information to external incentive administrators
    • ·       Informs internal teams of approaching application deadlines
    • ·       Registers projects with various state authorities and manages the compliance filing process
    • ·       Works with the Project Management team to track project progress and meet incentive contract deadlines
    • ·       Manages SoCore’s installer registration processes
    • ·       Works with Policy team to improve and document processes
    • ·       Assists Policy Analysts with incentive research on new opportunities
    • ·       Assists Business Development team with special projects related to community solar and virtual net metering opportunities
    •  

     Core Competencies

    • ·       Shows attention to detail
    • ·       Proves concrete organization
    • ·       Is consistent and reliable
    • ·       Manages time efficiently
    • ·       Is a team player
    • ·       Displays willingness to help others
    • ·       Effective communicator
    •  

    Requirements

    • ·       Bachelor’s in Policy, Political Science, Environmental Science or related field
    • ·       1 years’ work or internship experience in a similar position
    • ·       Advanced Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills
    • ·       Experience operating with high energy and flexibility in a fast-paced, dynamic and entrepreneurial environment
    • ·       CRM experience is a plus
    • ·       Energy and utility experience is a plus

    Apply

    Please submit your online application by following this link: https://hire.jobvite.com/j?cj=oLkv0fwk&s=ISEA_Green_Jobs_&_Opportunities

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