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Community Engagement Director

About Us

 

Solar Landscape is a groundbreaking renewable energy company on a mission to make solar power affordable and accessible to all.

 

Solar Landscape partners with commercial real estate companies to develop, install and operate large rooftop solar installations. Households in the surrounding communities can subscribe to receive solar power at a guaranteed discount. This innovative model – community solar – is providing solar power to the two-thirds of Americans that cannot otherwise access it.

 

Solar Landscape is growing fast. Doubling in size year after year, we are looking for the best and brightest to drive our next phase of growth. We’re made up of thought leaders, thinkers, dreamers, doers. We are insightful, driven, rebellious, fun, and we are better together. Our diverse and unique backgrounds are all given a voice and seat at the table to help make real change for the communities we serve. 

 

For more about Solar Landscape, visit www.solarlandscape.com.

 

About The Role


We are seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic Community Engagement Director to join Solar Landscape in our Asbury Park, NJ office. As a Community Engagement Director, you will play a crucial role in building and maintaining relationships as we continue to subscribe the many community solar projects we have been awarded. You will be responsible for communicating Solar Landscape’s subscriber messaging to target audiences, including, but not limited to, community partners, subscriber partners, and individual subscribers via the following: professional networking; telephone outreach; printed literature; web-based material; electronic correspondence; public presentations; industry and community events; and verbal interactions.


Responsibilities
  • Manage a team of community engagement specialists across community solar state markets to implement subscription strategies and sustain long-term community outreach partnerships with local, county, and statewide organizations.
  • Oversee and implement community engagement commitments as part of awarded community solar projects, established partnerships, and subscription efforts.
  • Evaluate and cultivate new potential engagement partnerships, sponsorships, and prioritization as new market and subscription priorities emerge, and to increase public awareness and participation with community stakeholders.
  • Set standard operating procedures and messaging for consistent, accurate, concise, and effective outreach through various methods (such as major partner enrollment, case studies, presentations, flyers, etc.); lead and oversee outreach by specialist team across markets to ensure this standard and to meet team goals.
  • Establish standard operating procedures for proper data management and to effectively track community engagement specialist outreach efforts.
  • Participate in and support strategic planning for community outreach in specific communities alongside other staff/departments and key stakeholders.


Qualifications
  • 3 to 4 years of experience in community engagement, public relations, nonprofit or a similar role and bachelor’s degree in energy, conservation, environmental justice, public policy, or related fields.
  • 1 to 2 years of supervisory experience.
  • Demonstrated success building/managing teams and collaborating with diverse stakeholders.
  • Proactive, strategic thinker with sound technical skills, exceptional analytical ability, good judgement, and ability to collaborate.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to effectively lead an internal team and collaborate with external stakeholders.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Background in non-profits and/or government is preferred.
  • Knowledge of community solar across markets is highly desirable.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to travel occasionally to other states.
  • Availability to attend events after normal business hours such as evenings and weeknights.


Benefits and Perks

 

Solar Landscape’s company culture is second to none. 

Our 160+ employees combine our mission, grit and drive with a rebel’s attitude that is changing the industry: 

        Located in the heart of historic Asbury Park, our state-of-the-art office space offers flexible workstations encouraging collaboration and movement.  

        Employees come together to eat every day! Like in a home, our gourmet kitchen is the heart of the office. Solar Landscape has a full-time in-house chef cooking daily farm-to-table meals using locally sourced organic food. 

        Also included in employees is our competitive compensation package; a 401(k) employer-match; health, dental, & vision insurance, flexible paid time off and holiday PTO; We provide healthy snacks, coffee, volunteer opportunities, company outings, and more!

DEPARTMENTS
Marketing
SENIORITY LEVEL REQUIREMENT
Mid-Level
TEAM SIZE
11-50
LOCATION
Hybrid
DATE POSTED
February 12, 2024

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