A local economic development organization seeks a smart, self-motivated, and tech-savvy person to act as Regional Outreach Coordinator (ROC) for the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority's EDGE (Economic Development Growth Extension) Program.
The ROC will provide on-the-ground outreach and support to promote the value of energy efficiency, sustainable growth practices, clean energy technologies, and innovations using carefully constructed public-private partnerships.
This position will last for the duration of a two-year contract, expected to begin about February 1, 2013.
Promote NYSERDA energy conservation programs in Northern New York. Act as liason to these demographics by responding to calls and inquiries, and explaining NYSERDA materials and methods of participation.
Develop creative new ways to promote energy efficiency and renewable energy to serve communities' energy efficiency and climate protection goals.
Build customer relationships and maintain information on partnerships, meetings, referrals, and other activities through regular reporting and the use of a Customer Relationship Management system.
Plan and conduct public outreach events.
Able to quickly familiarize oneself with NYSERDA programs (see below).
Strong entreprenurial personality, self-management as well as networking and marketing skills to be utilized throughout various industry circles in NNY. As a result, a track record of achieving measurable results is a must.
A Bachelor's degree in planning, architecture, engineering, environmental science, business, marketing, communications, or any related discipline is suggested, though not required.
Strong technological background is needed. Proficiency with MS Suite is required to carry out daily activities, and computer skills are needed to generate completed Consolidated Funding Applications. CRM experience is a plus.
Five years' professional experience, or three years with a Master's degree.
Familiarity with the seven counties of NNY (Lewis, Jefferson, St. Lawrence, Franklin, Clinton, Essex, Hamilton), and willingness to make day trips throughout the region as needed.
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