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The Outreach Manager for the Cool Planet Energy Efficiency Program is a part-time contract position at the Registry, and will report to the Program Director of the Cool Planet Energy Efficiency Program. The Outreach Manager will be based in San Diego. The Outreach Manager will focus on the following:
Recruit business customer SDG&E territory to the Cool Planet Energy Efficiency Program through direct sales calls, presentations to associations, mailings, and email correspondence.
Coordinating efforts with utility account executives and both utility and Climate Registry program managers, the Outreach Manager will conduct direct sales calls to eligible business customers in utility territory with the goal of signing them up to Cool Planet and encouraging the installation of energy efficiency projects.
Contact qualified leads via telephone, email, and follow-up on-site meetings to promote program
Conduct speaking engagements & presentations at industry association meetings
Create limited marketing and communications materials
Track leads and progress of projects on excel spreadsheets
Write monthly update reports
Attend weekly staff meetings (in office or by phone)
Assist with participant application and registration process.
Three to five years successful experience in sustainability, energy efficiency, or carbon accounting, preferably for a company, utility, or environmental organization
Bachelor’s Degree in business, marketing, sustainability, energy efficiency, environmental science, or related field
Interest in/experience/knowledge of energy efficiency, climate change issues, and program development helpful
Strong self starter; ability to work independently in a fast paced environment
Exceptional organizational, prioritizing, interpersonal and communications skills
Ability to travel extensively in the San Diego area
Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
U.S. citizen or legal right to work in the U.S.
Preferred candidates will have the following characteristics:
Professional, friendly, outgoing and enthusiastic personality
A proactive attitude and ability to work independently
Entrepreneurial spirit; can-do attitude
Attention to detail
The Registry offers excellent opportunities for personal and professional growth. Salary is tbd (approximately 40 hours per month). Mileage for automobile travel will be reimbursed at the current Federal Mileage rate. Mass transit receipts will be reimbursed on face value.
The position is available immediately. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Interested candidates should e-mail, mail, or fax the following documents:
Writing sample (3 pages max)
Applications can be emailed, faxed, or mailed to the following address:
Attention search: Account Executive, Cool Planet Energy Efficiency Program
The Climate Registry
601 West 5th Street, Suite 220
Los Angeles, CA 90071
The Climate Registry is an equal opportunity employer
ABOUT THE CLIMATE REGISTRY
The Climate Registry envisions a world on a measurable path to sustainability. Based in Los Angeles, The Climate Registry is the leading greenhouse gas (GHG) registry in North America comprised of about 400 members, including corporations, municipalities, schools, governmental agencies, 40 US states, eight Canadian Provinces, six Mexican states, and three Indian tribes. The Registry is centralizing and standardizing greenhouse
gas emissions management throughout North American providing a basic framework for taking action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Based on GHG accounting and verification best practices, the Registry has developed tools to assist organizations to calculate, publicly report, and verify their GHG emissions annually. More information about the Registry is available at: www.TheClimateRegistry.org.
The Registry offers an opportunity to work at an organization playing a central role in solving the world’s climate change issues. It is a fast-paced environment with an entrepreneurial spirit and tremendous potential for growth and advancement.
ABOUT THE COOL PLANET ENERGY EFFICIENCY PROGRAM:
The Climate Registry has partnered with utility companies in Southern California (SCE, SoCalGas, SDG&E) to administer a marketing, education and outreach program encouraging and rewarding business customers of utility companies to install energy efficiency projects. The program staff provides education to utility company staff and customers about the relationship between energy usage and greenhouse gas emissions; encourages the installation of energy efficiency projects; promotes customers to join The Climate Registry program in order to measure their organizations’ greenhouse gas footprints; and provides limited media relations services to participants of the program to communicate their environmental leadership to the public.