ABOUT VOTE SOLAR
Vote Solar advocates for a transition to a just and equitable 100% clean energy system that puts the interests, health and well-being of people at its center. Founded in 2002, Vote Solar advocates for clean energy and energy justice in legislative and regulatory arenas at the state level, where most decisions about electricity are made. Operating in over 20 states, we focus on bringing deep policy expertise, working in just partnership with broad coalitions, and engaging the public to win on solar and energy justice campaigns.
OUR COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY, EQUITY, INCLUSION AND JUSTICE
Vote Solar is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion and justice in the workplace and in the communities with which we partner. We strongly encourage and seek applications from women, people of color, including multilingual and multicultural individuals, as well as members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities. Applicants shall not be discriminated against because of race, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, marital status, or medical conditions. Reasonable accommodations will be made so that qualified disabled applicants may participate in the application process. Please advise in writing of special needs at the time of application.
Vote Solar seeks a candidate committed to help advance sustainable, equitable solutions to the challenges facing solar expansion in the region. The Interior West Regulatory Director position will require both strategic thought leadership in advocating for technical solutions before state regulatory bodies, and collaborative coalition building and management in getting those solutions implemented. This person will work closely with the Vote Solar Interior West Regional Team, including communications and grassroots organizing experts to advance concrete goals in regulatory and legislative venues. The ideal candidate is a results-oriented person who excels at building relationships and managing complicated projects.
The Interior West Regulatory Director’s primary responsibilities will focus on Arizona and Utah and will include:
REGULATORY AND LEGISLATIVE STRATEGY (50%)
THOUGHT LEADERSHIP (20%)
STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT & COALITION MANAGEMENT (20%)
DIVERSITY, EQUITY, INCLUSION AND JUSTICE GROWTH AND LEARNING (10%)
Vote Solar has a regional office in Colorado. Although this position is remote, we have a preference that the person who fills this role is based in the Interior West region (AZ, UT, NV, CO, or NM), with a strong preference for Arizona or Utah. Regional travel is required so proximity to transportation hubs is important. During the COVID-19 pandemic, all Vote Solar staff have been working from home and have ceased work travel. When it is safe to do so, this position will require some regional and national travel (plan for 1-2 trips per month).
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The salary range for this position is $110,000 - $135,000. Vote Solar provides full-time staff with a competitive package, including 3 weeks of paid vacation in year one and 4 weeks starting in year two, 12 days of sick leave and 4 days of personal leave. We also offer 100% employer-provided health, dental and vision care for both the employee and dependents; a retirement savings plan and an employer match of up to 3.5%; and a paid parental and medical leave policy for full-time staff who have worked for Vote Solar for at least one year.
Vote Solar is partnering with RCG Talent Solutions to find our Regulatory Director - Interior West. Please submit your application here. You can direct all questions to Joanna Novick at email@example.com. We are an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourage people of color, women and those who identify as LGBTQ to apply.
We will begin reviewing applications on Oct 14, but will continue to accept applications on a rolling basis after that date. Reasonable accommodations will be made so that qualified disabled applicants may participate in the application process. Please advise in writing of special needs at the time of application.