Silicon Valley Clean Energy seeks a new Community Outreach Specialist.
The Community Outreach Specialist will interface with a wide range of community, stakeholder, and customer groups to advance SVCE programs and goals. The Outreach Specialist is responsible for cultivating and developing relationships with key stakeholder groups, and for communicating SVCE’s central messages consistently to target audiences via professional networking, printed literature, web-based material, electronic correspondence, public presentations and verbal interactions. The Community Outreach Specialist also participates in community events, conducts outreach to local government representatives, and responds to inquiries from potential customers via email, telephone and in-person dialogue.
Planning, organizing and implementing community outreach efforts to enhance marketing of SVCE services to customers and all stakeholders
Initiating and developing collaborative relationships with community members, local business owners, municipal staff, public officials, and other key stakeholders
Cultivating partnerships and mobilizes public support to expand public awareness of and increase enrollments in SVCE programs via attending or sponsoring public events, advertising, e-mailing, and cold calling
Developing outreach strategies that emphasizes product and service features and benefits
Delivering presentations to various community groups and local representatives
Participating in events to distribute information about SVCE and interact with members of the public
Acting as a liaison to local groups, civic institutions, and community-based organizations
Assisting with various marketing and communications efforts to support outreach such as collateral development, social media and video
Event planning and management
EDUCATION. A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university or college in communications, public relations, environmental science/studies, political science, public policy or a related field.
EXPERIENCE. Two (2) years of progressively responsible experience in marketing, Community Outreach Specialist Page 3 communications, public relations or community outreach at a public agency, private marketing firm, electric utility, regulatory agency, or legislative office with emphasis on environmental issues and sustainability.
Candidates should submit a resume, cover letter and SVCE application (located on SVCE's website at https://www.svcleanenergy.org/jobs/) to hr@SVCleanEnergy.org by 5:00 pm July 12th.
Additional Salary Information: Plus competitive benefits