The Consortium for Energy Efficiency (CEE) is seeking a Program Associate to provide cross-cutting support serving multiple corporate and program objectives. This entry-level position provides a fantastic career growth opportunity for a motivated person to gain skills and perspective in a professional non-profit setting. The successful candidate will support other staff members on discrete projects across various sectors within the organization. Necessary attributes for this position are a service-oriented mentality, natural interpersonal and written communication skills, and tremendous attention to detail. Additionally, candidates who are supremely organized in their work habits, who exhibit initiative and problem-solving, and who possess a desire for continuous improvement, are sought.

Responsibilities

  • Perform research, data collection, or analysis projects in support of a variety of program areas.
  • Prepare agendas for and assist the facilitation and note taking of member meetings via teleconference, in-person, and online through CEE’s extranet website.
  • Draft reports, studies, memoranda, position papers, and other professional written products in support of organization and member needs.
  • Maintain information relating to qualifying energy efficient products.
  • Support operational aspects of three annual in-person meetings.
  • Provide customer service to members and other stakeholders upon request.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree and work experience in a professional setting.
  • Strong organization and time management skills; ability to balance multiple priorities as project deliverables evolve.
  • Excellent written and oral communication abilities, including aptitude to facilitate meetings with diverse stakeholders.
  • Strong people skills, service orientation, and the capacity to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software (e.g. Word, PowerPoint, Acrobat, Excel).
  • Aptitude or experience with web-based software and applications.
  • Aptitude or experience with event management.
  • Ability to manage personal workload across multiple projects and teams.
  • Willingness to travel to two domestic meetings per year.

Compensation

Salary commensurate with skills and experience. CEE offers a competitive benefits package.

Office Location

The CEE Office is located at the Ferncroft Corporate Center, 35 Village Rd, Middleton MA. This facility offers many amenities including a full-service cafeteria and a fitness center and is convenient to I-95, Rt. 1, and Rt. 128.

Application Information

Complete applications will be reviewed upon receipt. Please submit the following:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter demonstrating your interest in the position, qualifications, and relevant work experience
  • Writing sample (5 pages maximum) that demonstrates analystical reasoning skills

Contact

Please send application materials via e-mail to Lisa Tran at ltran@cee1.org, noting the location you found this posting, as well as including the job title and your name in the subject line; for example, “John Smith—Program Associate.”

You must be eligible to work in the United States independent of company sponsorship. CEE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.