PROGRAMS ASSOCIATE POSITION

Opportunity

The Building Energy Exchange (BE-Ex) is an independent nonprofit driving energy efficiency in the built environment through our first of its kind resource center, in downtown Manhattan. We act as a hub for activities that help building owners, operators, and designers save money and reduce pollution and carbon emissions through energy efficiency measures. We provide education, exhibits, targeted research and critical tools to advance the energy efficiency of buildings, directly supporting the City and the State’s ambitious climate action plans.

The Exchange is both a place and an objective. We deliver our own programming while also providing a neutral setting for the exchange of ideas and progressive discourse. The Exchange delivers diverse programming, networking opportunities, and actionable information of best practices and technologies. We are also a virtual presence, at be-exchange.org, showcasing our research, resources and a community calendar of important events.

Join us and help us transform New York into a cleaner and greener city built to last.

Profile

Reporting to the Managing Director of Strategy & Programs, and working with the Executive Director, the Programs Associate assists in all aspects of Building Energy Exchange’s program planning, development, and delivery; manages BE-Ex social media, newsletter and online presence with specific regard for marketing programs and other BE-Ex activities; helps to realize the organization’s objectives; build its audience and community; and plays an active role in the administration of BE-Ex’s energy efficiency resource center.

Responsibilities

Programs

  • Participate in the conceptualization, development, marketing, and delivery of BE-Ex’s educational programs and events, as well as the events of our partners;
  • Support the logistics of educational programs and event activity (including on site logistics, maintenance of online calendar, coordination with newsletter), as well as post-event follow-up;
  • Produce all program promotional content and multimedia resources;
  • Attend and assist in hosting BE-Ex programs and events, including early mornings and evenings;
  • Act as the primary driver of social media content and BE-Ex’s virtual presence (website);
  • Maintain BE-Ex’s events calendar; coordinate listings with BE-Ex’s newsletter and across peer calendars and event platforms;
  • Maintain a working knowledge of NYC’s relevant programs and events;
  • Maintain a working knowledge of significant developments and trends in building energy efficiency.

Administrative

  • Manage logistics of scheduling events, meetings, and BE-Ex administrative activities, including partner and peer use of the Exchange, board and development meetings, etc.;
  • Manage program expense documentation and reporting, and coordinate invoicing with bookkeeper;
  • Greet visitors and assist in managing of Center activities and operations;
  • Assist to facilitate partnerships with professional organizations and academic institutions.

Qualifications

Candidates with Bachelors degree in Architecture, Engineering, Sustainable Development/Management, Environmental Sciences or related fields will be preferred. Demonstrated knowledge and deep interest in social media and online marketing strongly preferred. Candidates with working knowledge of building science preferred. Excellent references from post-collegiate work experience required. A minimum of 2-3 years work experience is highly preferred. Familiarity with the NYC real estate market and stakeholders a plus.

Salary, commensurate with level of experience, and benefits.

Contact

Please send a cover letter and resume in a single PDF to info@be-exchange.org with subject: Programs Associate – [Name]. Due to a high volume of applicants, we will only be able to review applications sent directly to this email and that include both a cover letter and resume.

 

RESOURCE ASSOCIATE POSITION

Opportunity

The Building Energy Exchange (BE-Ex) is an independent nonprofit driving energy efficiency in the built environment through our first of its kind resource center in downtown Manhattan. We act as a hub for activities that help building owners, operators, and designers save money and reduce pollution and carbon emissions through energy efficiency measures. We provide education, exhibits, targeted research and critical tools to advance the energy efficiency of buildings, directly supporting the City and the State’s ambitious climate action plans.

The Exchange is both a place and an objective. We deliver our own programming while also providing a neutral setting for the exchange of ideas and progressive discourse. The Exchange delivers diverse programming, networking opportunities, and actionable information of best practices and technologies. We are also a virtual presence, at be-exchange.org, showcasing our research, resources and a community calendar of important events.

Join us and help us transform New York into a cleaner and greener city built to last.

Profile

Reporting to the Executive Director, and working with the Managing Director of Strategy & Programs, the Resource Associate assists in all aspects of developing and executing BEEx’s project goals by assisting in the development and execution of industry resources (including reports, playbooks, curricula, case studies, exhibits and virtual resources), and plays an active role in helping to realize the organization’s mission and objectives.

Responsibilities

Projects

  • Participate in project conceptualization, research, funding efforts, and development;
  • Assist in managing specific BEEx projects, including coordinating with partners, consultants and clients; research and development; scheduling and documenting meetings;
  • Production of project content, analysis, graphics, and copy; including interim and final reports, newsletters, web presence (website, blog, social media), and presentations;
  • Attend and assist in the production and delivery of BE-Ex programs, including evening events;
  • Maintain a working knowledge of NYC’s relevant events.

Communication

  • Assist in the development and implementation of all aspects of communications, including web presence (website, blog, social media), and publicizing the organization’s activities;
  • Assist in promoting the organization, its mission and programs to relevant stakeholders; identifying and implementing use of alternate communication channels;
  • Represent BE-Ex at public and private forums;
  • Maintain a working knowledge of significant developments and trends in energy efficiency, generally, and efficient lighting, specifically.

Qualifications

Candidates with Bachelors or Masters degree in Architecture, Engineering, Sustainable Development/Management, Environmental Sciences or related fields will be preferred.  Candidates with working knowledge of building science strongly preferred.   Excellent references from post-collegiate work experience required.  2-4 years work experience expected for those with Masters degrees, 4-6 years for those with Bachelors. Familiarity with the NYC real estate market and actors a plus.

Salary and benefits commensurate with level of experience.

Contact

Please send a cover letter and resume in a single PDF to info@be-exchange.org with subject: Resource Associate – [Name]. Due to a high volume of applicants, we will only be able to review applications sent directly to this email and that include both a cover letter and resume.

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