Manager, Clean Energy Programs

The Manager, Clean Energy Programs will communicate regularly with state and external partners, including federal, corporate, philanthropic, and NGO representatives. The ideal applicant will demonstrate sound judgment, a sensitivity for the diversity and priorities of states, an enthusiastic demeanor, and exceptional writing skills. Position Responsibilities • Oversee project management and reporting for grants, including federal cooperative agreements and private foundation funds. • Coordinate project-related meetings, webinars, and events. • Conduct research and analysis on key clean energy topics (including but not limited to low-income rooftop and community solar, clean energy siting, electricity transmission and distribution, clean hydrogen development, and clean energy workforce diversity and development) to inform NASEO’s delivery of technical assistance and informational resources (such as reports, workshops, and presentations) to members. • Participate in NASEO staff meetings to encourage cross-program exchange and awareness. • Ensure relevant sections of NASEO’s website are kept updated and organized. • Identify opportunities for new projects and support the preparation of funding proposals. • Support NASEO conference preparation, development, and execution, which may require travel. • Engage NASEO leadership to ensure key NASEO priorities and messaging are integrated into project designs, resources, and communications; such priorities may include, but are not limited to, communicating the importance of State Energy Offices in clean energy development; advancing principles of equity, inclusion, and diversity in NASEO initiatives and events; and embracing bipartisan, practical solutions to the energy transition and climate challenge. Desired Qualifications and Skills • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience in a related field; Master’s degree is preferred. • Strong understanding of issues related to clean energy and electricity policy (state-level experience preferred). • Excellent writing, speaking, meeting facilitation (both virtual and in-person), and computer/word processing abilities. • Passion for, and demonstrated ability to appreciate and communicate, states’ roles in clean energy, climate action, environmental justice, economic development, and equity. • Experience working with state agencies (preferred). • Strong project organization and management abilities; experience with federal cooperative agreements is preferred. • Demonstrated success in research and policy analysis. • Ability to work in a team. 


Arlington, VA

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