Program Associate, Midwest
The Program Associate, Midwest’s (PA) primary responsibility is to support the work of the regional team’s Policy and Campaigns Program Directors, who jointly develop strategies and manage activities by a network of advocacy professionals and grantees at the regional and state levels.
The PA will set up meetings with grantees, consultants and funders, track and manage the program budget, occasionally review grant proposals, draft reports, and communicate with grantees and funders on a variety of issues. The PA will work with multiple programs, collaborating and coordinating across teams and programs.
The ideal candidate has strong organizational skills, is able to facilitate communicationand cooperation between busy individuals and across geographies and time zones. The candidate should demonstrate a customer-oriented attitude and an ability to keep cool in a fast-moving environment, where changing circumstances often requirean ability to refocus and adapt. We are looking for a candidate who will take an interest in the strategies we develop, helping us test and challenge ideas as we work together in a collaborative team environment. Strong writing skills and the ability to summarize complex information and outcomes are essential.
A demonstrated commitment to the Energy Foundation’s vision of a clean energy future and appreciation of the role that philanthropy plays in achieving that vision are a big plus. A background in energy and climate policy orcampaigns is not required.
Years of Relevant Experience
Highest Level of Education
High School Diploma/GED
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