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Solar Programs Communications Sr. Manager Hybrid/ Remote Eligible

Energy Solutions
Oakland, California, United States (hybrid)
12 days ago


Interested in joining a growing company where you will work with talented colleagues, enhance a supportive and energetic culture, and be part of the climate solution? At Energy Solutions, we focus on the big impacts. And we believe that market-based programs can be a powerful force to deliver large-scale energy, carbon and water-use savings. For 28 years, we’ve harnessed that power to offer proven, performance-based solutions for our utility, government, and institutional customers.

We are currently seeking a Solar Programs – Communications Senior Manager to join our Distributed Energy Resources (DERS) team. As a member of the DERs team, you will assist with driving customer participation in programs that incentivize the adoption of distributed and community solar. This role will act as an internal communications manager / client liaison to implement and manage a communications framework that will gather and feed large amounts of information and updates from program activities, strategies, and decisions to the client with the goal of increasing responsiveness and reducing cycle times or bottlenecks in communication.

Responsibilities and Key duties will include:

  • Gather and manage communications and requests from client and ensure communications receive timely responses and issues are tracked to resolution
  • Manage effective communications between teams, capture conversations, meeting notes, and actions ensuring avoidance of gaps and duplicative efforts
  • Regularly disseminate information to all project team members through a daily newsletter about any program changes and activities
  • Support regular “all-staff” meetings and webinars to share information internal to the team; and
  • As necessary, coordinate with project management, marketing communications, and other staff.

Salary DOE: $90k - $113k/Annually

Compensation is commensurate with experience and includes a generous retirement package. Energy Solutions provides an excellent benefits package including a generous retirement plan, medical, dental and vision insurance, other pre-tax contribution plans and an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP).

To apply please visit Solar Programs – Communications Sr. Manager (Hybrid/Remote Eligible)

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We encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply. Information will be requested to perform the compulsory background check; drug screens are required and authorization to work in the U.S. indefinitely is a precondition of employment. Energy Solutions is an equal opportunity employer.


Requirements and Capabilities

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, advertising, business administration, public relations or another relevant discipline
  • Minimum of eight years of experience in communications or other relevant field
  • Knowledge of solar energy concepts and terminology
  • Exceptional communication abilities, including writing, speaking and active listening
  • In-depth knowledge of best writing and messaging practices for business correspondence
  • Operations background and the ability to provide both technical and plain language updates or communication between teammates and stakeholders
  • Professional understanding of crisis management
  • Ability to effectively engage with team members of all levels and across departments
  • Excellent project management skills, including time management, goal setting, multitasking and prioritization
  • Intermediate experience with Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint
  • Attention to detail and highly organized with ability to track a wide range of information and data
  • Ability to work in a high-speed environment and quickly pivot between teams, topics, meeting context, and more, and reprioritize tasks as needed
  • Persistence and flexibility in seeking and obtaining updates from teammates
  • Ability to create and enforce urgency to support client responsiveness
  • Proof of Covid-19 vaccination

Job Information

  • Job ID: 67871842
  • Workplace Type: Hybrid
  • Location:
    Oakland, California, United States
  • Company Name For Job: Energy Solutions
  • Position Title: Solar Programs Communications Sr. Manager Hybrid/ Remote Eligible
  • Specialties: Other
  • Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • Min Experience: 7-10 Years
  • Required Travel: 0-10%
  • Salary: $90,000.00 - $113,000.00 (Yearly Salary)
Oakland , California , United States

At Energy Solutions we focus on big impacts. And we believe that creating solutions that align with the needs of the market is a powerful force for delivering large-scale energy, carbon and water-use savings. For 25 years we’ve harnessed this power to offer proven, performance-based solutions for our utility, government, and institutional customers. Our turnkey products accelerate energy efficiency; enable distributed energy resources; promote market development for beneficial products; and provide technical and policy su...

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