NDN Seeks Electricity 2.0 Staff Director/Project Coordinator

NDN and the New Policy Institute seek a Washington, DC based Staff Director/Project Coordinator to help launch and manage our Electricity 2.0 Project.

Electricity 2.0 is a vision for an open, connected, modernized electricity network capable of allowing the innovation necessary to foster a clean technology and renewable energy revolution.  We are seeking a Project Coordinator who shares this cutting edge vision and is committed to playing a key role in launching a multi-year campaign to make it a reality.

Responsibilities include:

  • Overall in-house coordination of the Electricity 2.0 project
  • Providing key operational and logistical support to the Electricity 2.0 Chairman, Senior Fellow, and other principals;
  • Helping to represent the project and vision to Washington DC stakeholders, Congress and the Administration through advocacy, arranging meetings, designing and executing events, and other outreach;
  • Performing ongoing outreach to and communication with project partners, regional stakeholders, and Electricity 2.0 evangelists;
  • Managing a communications strategy that includes traditional press, new media, and coordinating public speaking opportunities for project principals;
  • Producing, coordinating, and contributing substantively to written content and research, including white papers, blogs, essays and op-eds on the subject of Electricity 2.0 and related topics;
  • Producing and coordinating the production and promotion of operational content, including fundraising proposals, press releases, and marketing materials;
  • Working with the rest of the NDN and New Policy Institute team to advance Electricity 2.0 and the mission of NDN and the New Policy Institute.

Job Requirements:

  • 3+ years experience in the electricity, utility, clean technology/renewable energy, and/or policy fields;
  • Deep knowledge of and desire to reform the nation's electricity system;
  • Knowledge of smart grid, clean and renewable technology and clean energy space;
  • Connections to Washington-based policy community and/or stakeholders;
  • Writing ability and experience; proficiency with computer and web tools and software; good communications skills;
  • Academic degree in economics, political science, technology or energy policy, or related field.

Additional Qualifications:

  • Masters degree in public policy, energy policy, or related field
  • Political/Administration/Hill/Campaign experience
  • Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. Excellent benefits provided.

Please submit resume and cover letter to jberliner@ndn.org.