Reporting to the SVP of Policy & Research, the Alliance Policy Manager is responsible for supporting tasks related to federal policy, including legislative tracking and analysis, writing facts sheets and position briefs and managing the Building Policy Committee. He/she will also support the Alliance’s strategic initiatives as needed. This individual is expected to work collaboratively across the organization and with a myriad of external stakeholders.
- Serve as the Policy team’s point-person on codes, standards and built environment related topics, with responsibilities to include: reading reports, attending hearings and meetings, keeping the team informed of legislative and political developments, and assisting in developing funding and legislative proposals;
- Manage the Building Policy Committee, including managing the Committee roster, scheduling meetings, developing meeting materials, managing logistical arrangements and drafting meeting minutes;
- Manage the Alliance’s role in supporting the Responsible Energy Codes Alliance (RECA);
- Track all energy-efficiency related federal legislation, including development of bill summaries and legislation side-by-side comparison documents;
- Contribute to or lead the preparation of whitepapers, reports, fact sheets, and similar products in support of Alliance federal policy efforts;
- Draft audience-specific messaging and frame Alliance positions for presentations, talking points, and speeches on energy efficiency topics and legislation for use by senior policy staff;
- Contribute media content for the Alliance website and newsletter (i.e., blog posts, articles, other media pieces, etc.);
- Assist in the development of Alliance positions on federal legislative proposals and rulemakings;
- Provide management or analytical support to Alliance strategic initiatives as requested;
- Represent the Alliance at meetings with fellow energy efficiency advocates and on Capitol Hill, and;
- Provide administrative support to the senior policy staff on projects and policy initiatives as needed, including scheduling congressional meetings, webinars, etc.
Experience Required: Minimum 7-10 years professional experience in policy analysis, government, advocacy, and/or public affairs aimed at influencing policy change. Experience on Capitol Hill is a plus.
Education Required: Bachelor’s degree required, strong consideration for Master’s degree, or higher, or equivalent related experience, in policy advocacy, government affairs, legislative affairs, or related relevant area.
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Energy efficiency is smart, nonpartisan, and practical. So are we. Our strength comes from an unparalleled group of Alliance Associates working collaboratively under the Alliance umbrella to pave the way for energy efficiency gains.
The power of efficiency is in your hands. Supporting the Alliance means supporting a vision for using energy more productively to achieve economic growth, a cleaner environment, and greater energy security, affordability, and reliability.