American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) is seeking a Policy and Regulatory Affairs Associate to support the Research and the Policy and Regulatory Affairs teams in promoting wind energy policy and providing services to member companies. The position requires strong organizational skills, an ability to juggle multiple tasks, critical thinking and communication skills with an ability to learn complicated issues. Tasks will include assistance with daily operations, which include performing general administrative duties; planning communications, scheduling meetings and coordinating special projects.
Essential Functions/Major Responsibilities:
Assistance in scheduling internal meetings and calls with multiple staff and external meetings and calls with multiple organizations.
Taking minutes in team meetings and tracking action items.
Assisting VP in coordination and team management.
Managing committee lists.
Managing team library of materials.
Coordinating website updates, including posting of state fact sheets.
Assistance with proofreading, formatting and editing of materials, including regulatory comments, letters, committee reports, fact sheets, white papers, slides etc.
Assistance with research to support drafting of filings for dockets and related Policy team projects as requested by Vice President and data collection for the Research team.
Support in development and distribution of contracts, RFPs etc.
Helping respond to one-off member inquiries as requested by VP.
Special projects as requested by VP.
Knowledge, Skills And Abilities
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. 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. Ability to work collaboratively with others. Considerable knowledge of office practices and procedures and 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.
Education and/or Experience
AWEA is seeking applicants whom reflect and understand our core values: We HEART Wind Energy, The Truth Prevails, Together We Succeed, and Ahead of the Curve. 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.
To apply: Send salary requirement, cover letter and resume to email@example.com(please use “[Your Name]-Policy and Regulatory Affairs Associate” in subject line) or mail to AWEA, 1501 M Street NW, Suite 900, Washington, DC 20005; Attention: HR.
AWEA is Metro accessible and provides a generous benefit package. To learn more visit www.awea.org.
AWEA is an Equal Opportunity Employer
About American Wind Energy Association
AWEA is a national trade association representing wind power project developers, equipment suppliers, services providers, parts manufacturers, utilities, researchers, and others involved in the wind industry - one of the world's fastest growing energy industries. In addition, AWEA represents hundreds of wind energy advocates from around the world.
People count on AWEA to provide up-to-date, accurate information about the domestic and international wind energy industry. The Association is an industry clearinghouse, utilizing the following vehicles for communicating facts and statistics.
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