REPORTS TO: Head of Business Development and Head of Policy and Research POSITION SUMMARY: Represent the Network in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York. Play a key role in defining and implementing the Business Network for Offshore Wind business development and policy strategy in PA, NJ and NY RESPONSIBILITIES: - Works with Head of Business Development and membership coordinator to develop an inventory of primary relationship building targets and create a matrix for membership and sponsorship outreach. - Maintain regular contact with member companies, partner companies and potential members - Responsible for the recruitment of members and developing and maintaining productive relationships in PA, NJ and NY - Promote the supply chain registry and assist with the build out and marketing campaign - Conduct local presentations on US OSW market, Business Network and Supply Chain at local organization monthly meetings - Builds out the Network Membership - Act as primary liaison with government agencies, local NGOs and stakeholder organizations - Work with Network Public Affairs staff and consultants to identify local media outlets and help place press releases locally - Identifies and helps secure local strategic partners to help bolster attendance of events; speaking engagements for Network executive team and maintains local relationships - Provide local OSW market insight, developments and analysis to Network Executive Team - Provide Weekly notifications of legislative and regulatory developments - Prepare written testimony - Participate in policy setting meetings and works with head of Policy and Research to prepare policy positions (includes Grid and Transmission) - Conducts One on One Meetings with Local Mayors and Town Council Members; key stakeholders to increase awareness - Write articles for newsletter and member updates - Develops and manages local Network events as needed - Contribute to overall financial performance of the budget particularly in relation to membership, partnership and income generation - Identify income generation opportunities including selling sponsorships for all events (IPF, small events, happy hours) - Use CRM and Membership Association Software to maximum benefit - Provide Presentations on membership and US OSW Market developments Perform any duties commensurate with the position as required Knowledge & Skills Required - Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university - At least two -five years office experience - Must exhibit and demonstrate proven entrepreneurship capabilities - The ability to think strategically - A sound understanding of member organizations, customer service and business development - Understanding of renewable energy policy and grid & transmission issues - Ambitious and focused with a drive to succeed - Relevant business development experience - Ability to work in a virtual office and integrate with co-workers from a remote location - A sound knowledge of marketing, customer service and energy policy - IT literate with extensive experience of all aspects of Microsoft Office - Excellent organizational and communication skills, both written and oral with an ability to do so at all levels - Able to operate over several projects and meet deadlines - Ability to maintain complete confidentiality at all times - Experience in dealing with senior executives within businesses of all sizes - Must have a professional manner and attitude - Must be willing to learn and adapt to change - Self-motivated, confident and able to work as part of a small team and on own initiative - Knowledge of the energy industry, and knowledge of offshore wind a plus Other: - Position is preferably located in New Jersey. - Salary is commiserated with level of experience The Business Network for Offshore Wind is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization solely focused on the development of the U.S. offshore wind industry and advancement of its supply chain. We are not a trade association of many voices; we are one leading voice for the offshore wind business community. We bring together developers, policymakers, academia, global experts and hundreds of member businesses for critical discussions and unprecedented networking opportunities. Vacancy details
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