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Electricity & Transmission Policy Coordinator

American Wind Energy Association
Washington, District of Columbia 20005
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

General Position Summary

The Electricity & Transmission Policy Coordinator will support and assist the Electricity & Transmission Policy team and execution of the Electricity and Transmission advocacy strategy to promote wind energy policy. The position requires strong organizational skills, an ability to juggle multiple tasks, critical thinking and communication skills, and an ability to learn complicated issues. Tasks will include support for daily operations, including performing general administrative duties, supporting and planning communications and meetings. Tasks will also include overseeing AWEA strategy and stakeholder engagement in ERCOT.


Essential Functions/Major Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Other duties may be assigned to meet business needs.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Coordinating and assisting in management of member engagement, including meeting scheduling, agenda development, and deliverables tracking as well as responding to committee member requests.
  • Contributing to development of member products including committee newsletters and department-wide reports.
  • Ensuring markets and transmission related deliverables are captured accurately.
  • Managing internal and external content and materials, including internal team files, member committee portal content and tools and markets and transmission related posts to the organization’s website.
  • Proofreading, formatting, and editing of materials, including regulatory comments, letters, committee reports, fact sheets, white papers, slides, etc.
  • Contributing to content creation and research to support drafting of filings, fact sheets, white papers, advocacy tools, etc. as requested by Vice President.
  • Pending experience/background, contribute to team mission by taking lead responsibility for one or more regions or projects. For example, overseeing consultants and regional partners in ERCOT, in coordination with AWEA State team and representing AWEA at ERCOT stakeholder meetings, conferences, etc.
  • VP and general team support, including coordination of team contribution to department or AWEA-wide activities (e.g. budget).
  • Special projects as requested by VP.

Knowledge, skills, abilities

Requirements include strong oral, written, and interpersonal skills; a demonstrated ability to be extremely organized, prioritize tasks, and meet deadlines; an ability to identify problems, research alternatives and resolve them; good judgment and intuition; strong analytical and conceptual thinking skills; the ability to develop, manage and/or revamp projects independently; the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously (managing competing priorities); and the ability to adapt and respond quickly to change. General working knowledge of electricity systems and renewable energy. Ability to work collaboratively with others. Ability to perform functions with independent judgment. Knowledge of office practices and procedures and strong workplace ethics are required. Proficiency with MS office suite required. Supportive approach to all situations and a positive team member. Receives guidance on new assignments but normally works independently on mastered tasks.


Job Conditions

AWEA is a fast-paced, high-energy organization with a very ambitious agenda and a staff that is highly motivated. This position may experience high level work demands and very independent decision-making under tight timelines. The Coordinator interacts frequently with internal staff, committee chairs and members. Some travel may be required.


Education and/or Experience

Qualified applicants may possess any combination of education and experience enabling them to successfully perform the responsibilities of the position. Preferred qualifications are: Bachelor’s degree in related field and at least 2 years of relevant experience in government relations, policy and regulatory affairs or other relevant fast-paced, professional environment. A passion for renewable energy is a plus. Any experience with RTO/ISOs is a plus.


AWEA is seeking applicants who reflect and understand our core values: We HEART Wind Energy, The Truth Prevails, Together We Succeed, and Ahead of the Curve. AWEA is a fast-paced, high-energy organization with a very ambitious agenda and a staff that is highly motivated. This job may experience high work demands under tight timelines.


To apply: Send how you heard about this job, cover letter, salary requirement, start date availability, and resume to careers@awea.org (use “E&T Coordinatorand your full name in subject line).


Posted: 2020-05-08 Expires: 2020-06-07

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Electricity & Transmission Policy Coordinator

American Wind Energy Association
Washington, District of Columbia 20005

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