CHARGEjcdream.org/about/ is a small, fast-paced startup type organization within the Washington State University system, offering the best of both worlds when it comes to employment. We have the variety, excitement and nimble nature of a startup paired with the community, collaboration, and excellent benefits that come with State employment.
The Consortium for Hydrogen and Renewably Generated E-Fuels (CHARGE) is a collaborative effort bringing together researchers, industry leaders and educators to transform clean energy and heavy-duty transportation in Washington state. Formed under the umbrella of JCDREAM, CHARGE aims to create and enable collaborations that will develop and deploy next-generation technologies to ensure that our members and Washington state leads globally in the green hydrogen and low carbon e-fuel economy.
The Joint Center for Deployment and Research in Earth Abundant Materials (JCDREAM) promotes research into new technologies using earth-abundant materials to provide industrial supply-chain security, economic sustainability and sound environmental stewardship. As an umbrella organization of JCDREAM, CHARGE is working to leverage the clean, low-cost energy available in Washington state into a hydrogen and low-carbon e-fuel economy that will provide energy security to the region and beyond with earth abundant materials, economic sustainability, and environmental stewardship at the forefront of the conversation.
We are hiring a Membership Coordinator to join the team. With the support of the Membership Coordinator, CHARGE will grow its membership to include utilities with low-cost clean power, hydrogen or e-fuel producers, and transportation companies or consumers of hydrogen and fuel.
Who do we need? You are passionate about good stewardship of the environment, interested in earth sciences and hi-techengineering and you love using your skills to activate and engage members to advance positive changes. You have been looking for a job where you can make a difference - on your team and in the world. You are detail-oriented, friendly, and are skilled at interacting and communicating with varied audiences. You are a quick study - you like to learn about unfamiliar technologies and concepts, and you dive into new software tools that help get the job done.
We think that the 3 years of experience necessary to succeed in this early-career role can come from a variety of places and will consider a broad range of experiences including but not limited to: relevant coursework, high school employment, internships, and volunteer work when evaluating applications. Relevant types of experience include but are not limited to customer service, administrative, marketing, communications, and business management experience or education.
What is the job? The Membership Coordinator will be responsible for activities designed to grow the membership base, enhance public awareness, and increase public and private support for the Consortium for Hydrogen and Renewably Generated E-Fuels (CHARGE.) This includes membership development and activation, member database management, creating and updating member service offerings, writing, editing and coordinating news releases, newsletters, metrics reporting, proposals, educational content, brochures, video footage, still photography and other materials for multiple platforms. The role will include communications projects such as promoting and organizing events and developing/maintaining a database of contacts in support of CHARGE's mission of collaborative academic and industrial research as well as public outreach and education.
Coordinate the operation of a specialized or technical program. Under general direction, perform work using knowledge and experience specific to the program. Exercise independent judgment in interpreting and applying rules and regulations. Independently advise students, staff, program participants and/or the public regarding program content, policies, procedures and activities; select/recommend alternative courses of action and either: Project, monitor, maintain, initiate and/or approve expenditures on program budgets OR Have extensive involvement with students, staff, the public and/or agencies in carrying out program activities, and coordinate, schedule and monitor program activities to determine consistency with program goals.
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Summary of Duties:
The Membership Coordinator will be responsible for activities designed to grow the membership base, enhance public awareness, and increase public and private support for the Consortium for Hydrogen and Renewably Generated E-Fuels (CHARGE.) This includes developing and executing on a comprehensive membership development and activation strategy, managing a member database, creating and updating member service offerings, and public relations functions for the consortium. The role will also include light administrative support duties and communications projects such as promoting and organizing public events in support of CHARGE's mission of collaborative academic and industrial research, as well as public outreach and education.
High school graduation or equivalent AND two years of experience in the program specialty OR equivalent education/experience.
A Bachelor's degree in public relations, communications, marketing or other relevant field AND one (1) year of professional experience in customer service, customer success, member services, CRM management, development or advancement, public relations, marketing including the use of electronic media or two (2) years of other relevant professional experience.
Experience may include: Internships, educational experience, high school jobs, volunteer activity, customer service, administrative, marketing, communications, business management experience or education.
Experience using Microsoft Office Suite applications including Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Excel programs.
Experience or education in STEM field.
Background in membership services, advancement or customer engagement.
Experience working in a startup or other fast paced work environment.
Experience in professional communication with executives.
Experience with email marketing or CRM software.
Area/College: Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture Department Name: VCEA Research and Graduate Programs City, State, Zip: Everett, WA 98201
Department Link:vcea.wsu.edu Monthly Salary: Commensurate with experience and qualifications FTE: 100% Permanent/Temporary/Project: Temporary Temporary End Date: This is a project position expected to end on December 31, 2023. Renewal is dependent on the need for extension and/or if additional funding is secured to extend employment. Posting Close Date:This position has been re-posted. Screening is underway and will continue until the position is filled. Background Check: This position has been designated by the department to require a background check.
Application Instructions: Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume 2) a cover letter and 3) contact information for professional references. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements.
Time Type: Full time
Position Term: 12 Month
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