Interior West Manager
(Arizona + New Mexico Focus)
Vote Solar is a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing solar energy into the mainstream. Our headquarters are in Oakland, CA, and we have offices in Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Massachusetts, Washington, D.C and Utah. We are in search of a top-notch candidate to work with Vote Solar’s Interior West Director to design, campaign for, and implement key policies for making solar more affordable and accessible in the Interior West. The position will initially focus on Arizona and New Mexico, but may also include work in Colorado and Nevada.
The Regional Manager will be responsible for advancing solar policies in assigned states in the Interior West. Activities include:
Applicants should have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree or above in a related field. Candidate should have at least three years of experience working on legislative campaigns, or other transferable policy work. Experience with statewide political organizing or campaigning is preferred. Familiarity with solar/energy policy in the Interior West, and relationships with state and regional stakeholders are also a plus.
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
The ideal candidate is a friendly policy-oriented person who knows their way around the legislative arena, and has demonstrated campaign skills. Fluency in Spanish is a big plus. We are looking for someone who can:
This position will be based in the Interior West, with strong preference for Arizona or New Mexico. As this position will require regional travel, proximity to transportation hubs is important.
Excellent benefits: Vote Solar provides full-time staff with a competitive package, including paid vacation and sick time, health care and a retirement savings plan. Start Date ASAP.
Please send letter of interest, resume, and writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject “Interior West Manager”
Vote Solar is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We strongly encourage leaders of color, women and those who identify as LGBTQ to apply.