AEE is an organization of businesses using policy advocacy, analysis, and education to bring about a prosperous economy based on secure, clean, affordable energy. We represent multiple technologies, including energy efficiency, demand response, energy storage, natural gas electric generation, solar, wind, hydro, nuclear, electric vehicles, biofuels and smart grid. Just as the Internet economy transformed society in unexpected ways, the advanced energy economy has the potential to create dramatic new opportunities for economic growth in the U.S. and around the world. In working to support a better business climate for advanced energy, you will have an unprecedented opportunity to work at the cutting edge of energy policy.
We are an organization that values curiosity, and an innate desire to ask questions and to look for solutions. We are looking for the best and brightest to join our team.
Advanced Energy Economy (AEE) is seeking an experienced event professional to manage and coordinate our events program. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter who is able to think creatively and strategically, and to look for areas of opportunity to continuously improve our events. The role requires a highly organized person who is able to collaborate effectively with a cross-functional team. AEE’s events program currently includes two regional conferences (Advanced Energy Now | East and Advanced Energy Now | West), a series of Executive and Decision-maker Education Forums, Board meetings and related activities.
The ideal Events Principal will become an expert in the value, benefits, and features of all forms of AEE events. This position will manage, coordinate, and expand an events strategy with enthusiasm and creativity including:
Event development, planning, and execution
All aspects of event programming, logistics, and registration
Identifying and securing event sponsorship in conjunction with sales staff
Coordinating all aspects of event planning with internal and external partners
Conduct post event review and survey. Develop plan to address areas that could be
improved in upcoming events.
Manage/assign staff roles and responsibilities at events and help coordinate staff
Provide customer service to attendees, speakers and AEE Staff
Manage event financial results
Minimum of 5 years of events experience at a non-profit membership association, with a clear understanding of the role of trade/business associations
Experience coordinating small to mid-scale events in geographically dispersed locations
Ability to effectively manage multiple simultaneous projects and meet assigned deadlines
Independent work style with excellent organizational skills
Ability to work collaboratively with a diverse, primarily remote team and with other
employees to meet shared goals
Demonstrated ability to write effectively and clearly for various audiences, editing, and
Effective verbal communication skills and the ability to communicate directly with
Attention to detail
Proficiency in Microsoft office projects and ability to learn new technology and applications
Bachelor’s degree or comparable course of study required
Basic knowledge of the energy and/or government affairs industry
General awareness of the role of policy in the energy industry
Passion for AEE’s mission of driving toward a prosperous world based on secure, clean,
Knowledge of, or familiarity with, HTML, Salesforce, and Hubspot preferable
SPECIAL APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
Job type: Full-time. Location: Washington, DC Salary: Commensurate with experience Start Date: On or about March 1, 2020
Please submit a cover letter expressing why this position and organization interest you, as well as a current resume.
Advanced Energy Economy is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, sex, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances. We are committed to diversity in the workplace and promote a drug-free environment.
Telecommuting is allowed.
About Advanced Energy Economy
ADVANCED ENERGY ECONOMY (AEE) is a national association of business leaders who are making the global energy system more secure, clean, and affordable. Advanced energy encompasses a broad range of products and services that constitute the best available technologies for meeting energy needs today and tomorrow.
Among these are energy efficiency, demand response, energy storage, natural gas electric generation, solar, wind, hydro, nuclear, electric vehicles, biofuels and smart grid. It's all the innovations that make the energy we use more secure, clean, and affordable.