Job Opportunties


Job Opportunities

We currently have two openings:

 

Job Announcement: Communications Director

Description: The Southwest Energy Efficiency Project (SWEEP) is seeking a full-time Communications Director to be located in its Boulder, CO office. The responsibilities for this position include:

  • Developing and implementing SWEEP’s overall communications strategy;

  • Maintaining press lists, developing relationships with reporters and editors, and reaching out to the press on behalf of program staff;

  • Writing and/or reviewing press releases, op-eds, blog posts, and other materials;

  • Working with staff to develop messaging and implement targeted communications campaigns around priority issues;

  • Helping to improve internal communications within the organization;

  • Expanding SWEEP’s presence and influence through social media; and

  • Conducting outreach to SWEEP Allies.

The Communications Director will carry out these activities in conjunction with other SWEEP staff and our state representatives, as well as interacting with other energy efficiency communications experts.

Qualifications: Applicants should have at least five years of communications experience, ideally working for non-profit advocacy organization(s), in addition to knowledge of energy efficiency/clean energy issues.

Compensation: Salary commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits, as well as the opportunity to work in a relaxed environment close to the mountains in Boulder, CO.

Application Deadline: January 31, 2019
To apply, send brief cover letter and resume (no phone calls, please) to:

SWEEP
Communications Director Opening
2334 North Broadway, Suite A
Boulder, CO 80304

Or, via email to: info@swenergy.org with the subject line Communications Director Opening.

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Job Announcement: Transportation Program Director

Description: The Southwest Energy Efficiency Project (SWEEP) is seeking a Transportation Program Director based in our Boulder, CO office. Responsibilities include:

  • Develop and advocate state policies for increasing energy efficiency in the transportation sector including regulatory, incentive, and educational policies;

  • Lead advocacy efforts with state legislatures, state agencies, public utility commissions, air quality commissions, metropolitan planning organizations, transit agencies; and municipal governments;

  • Provide thought leadership for coalition efforts working on electrification of transportation in multiple states;
  • Analyze the potential energy savings, costs, and benefits of policies and programs for increasing energy efficiency in the transportation sector;
  • Keep abreast of new and emerging energy efficiency technologies and business models in the transportation area;
  • Conduct outreach to raise awareness of these energy efficiency opportunities; and
  • Build relationships with funders, including foundations, government agencies, major donors and businesses.

The Program Director will carry out these activities in conjunction with other SWEEP staff including one or more Transportation Program associates, SWEEP’s communications director, and state representatives.

SWEEP’s Transportation Program focuses on electrification of vehicles; vehicle efficiency; transportation planning and funding approaches that reduce vehicle miles traveled; and the advent of mobility as a service and autonomous vehicles. For more information on SWEEP’s Transportation Program, see www.swenergy.org/programs/transportation/index.html

Qualifications: Applicants should have at least 10 years experience working on energy efficiency in the transportation sector. Familiarity with policies that accelerate transportation electrification, increase vehicle fuel efficiency and reduce vehicle miles travelled is essential. Strong analytical and communications skills, ability to work independently, track record of “making a difference” and a personal commitment to a cleaner environment and more sustainable future. Experience working for a non-profit organization and ability to work in a wide variety of political environments is also a plus.

Compensation: Salary commensurate with experience plus excellent benefits, as well as the opportunity to work in a relaxed environment close to the Rocky mountains.

Application Deadline: January 31, 2019

To apply, send brief cover letter and resume (no phone calls, please) to:
info@swenergy.org with the subject line Transportation Program Director Opening

For a .pdf version of this job posting click here


SWEEP is a public interest organization dedicated to advancing energy efficiency in Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming.  For more information, visit www.swenergy.org.

SWEEP is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination with regard to race, sex, color, age, religion, creed, class, sexual orientation, national origin, and disability.