CleanChoice Energy seeks a detail-oriented candidate for our Regulatory Affairs and Policy Associate – Northeast. The ideal candidate for this position is passionate about renewable energy and will be responsible for researching, tracking, and managing renewable and retail energy policy issues in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic. This position reports to the General Counsel and Senior Vice President, Regulatory and Compliance.
- Monitor and track state, regional, and federal legislative and regulatory policy issues with a focus on retail energy and community solar markets in the Northeast region.
- Analyze policy and regulatory trends that could positively or negatively impact company operations and business development opportunities, provide succinct reporting to key business leaders.
- Advocate for policies that support the solar industry broadly and CleanChoice, including expansion of community solar, enabling effective retail markets, solar siting and land use issues.
- Represent CleanChoice before industry association, legislators, regulators, and other external stakeholders.
- Work independently and as part of a team to develop policy positions, implement policy strategy and identify new business opportunities, including using policy influence to create new retail and solar markets.
- Effectively partner with outside counsel, trade association staff, and lobbyists to leverage subject matter expertise and manage state-specific regulatory issues.
- Although no travel is expected in the immediate term due to COVID-19, travel within the region and to DC will be required once in-person meetings can safely resume (estimated 25%).
Qualifications and Skills
- Bachelor’s degree required.
- Minimum of three years of experience in regulatory, policy or legislative role.
- Experience in renewable energy or retail electricity markets is strongly preferred.
- Must demonstrate excellent business judgment, communication and interpersonal skills, accountability, and attention to detail.
- Ability to prioritize tasks effectively in a fast-paced environment.
- Passionate about the environment and renewable energy.
About CleanChoice Energy
CleanChoice Energy is an industry-leading, renewable energy company that empowers people and businesses to lead cleaner, healthier lives. We envision a world free of catastrophic climate change with pure, clean air for everyone. That’s why we are switching as many U.S. households as possible to 100% clean, pollution-free energy. Our innovative approach is helping to transform the energy industry — making it easy for consumers across the country to switch to clean energy in just minutes. At CleanChoice, we believe in making a difference: contributing millions of dollars to social impact and environmental organizations through our strategic partnerships; driving the conversation around clean energy in key national forums; and, together with our customers, avoiding the equivalent of 4 billion pounds of carbon pollution. CleanChoice is consistently recognized as one of the fastest-growing businesses in America as ranked on the Inc. 5000 and has been included in Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™. We are proud of our strong, positive work environment and our team of bright, motivated professionals who work diligently to help secure a better future for our planet.
Remote; strong preference for candidates based in New York or Boston. CleanChoice’s headquarters is a sunny office in Washington, DC overlooking the C&O Canal National Park. In response to COVID-19, our team has transitioned to remote work and candidates must demonstrate success in a teleworking environment.
This position offers compensation commensurate with experience and skills and a robust benefits package.
How to Apply
To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter via www.cleanchoiceenergy.com/careers/.
CleanChoice Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our staff’s diverse, multidisciplinary background drives our success, and we are committed to ensuring that all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.