Fueled by a dedicated workforce, AMERESCO is the premier provider of energy efficiency and renewable technology solutions. From conservation to renewable energy generation, Ameresco employees have developed and implemented over $5 Billion in energy savings solutions that help our customers utilize clean and sustainable resources.
We currently seek a Director of Government Relations to develop and implement public affairs strategies, create policy proposals, plan strategic communications, and work with trade organizations and government agencies to advance corporate priorities. This position is located in Washington, D.C.
Develop thorough knowledge of energy solutions industry, structure, trends, and issues to ensure full discovery and understanding of company business objectives and requirements.
Monitor and proactively facilitate Government Relations activities, including public, industry, government, and media relations that involve or impact the Company profile and business objectives.
Organize legislative and executive branch briefings, activities, and communication materials.
Provide internal Government Relations activity reports and status updates on a regular basis.
Coordinate and track Government Relations budget activity and resources.
Ensure compliance with company, industry, and regulatory standards and protocols.
Cultivate positive and effective customer and business relationships.
Perform other duties as required.
5-7 years' direct government relations, public affairs, or media representation experience.
Bachelor's Degree in Public Policy, Communication, or related field. Advanced degree desirable.
Additional Preferred Qualifications:
Demonstrated knowledge of federal government relations rules and regulations.
Comprehensive awareness of executive and legislative branch procedures.
Ability to effectively manage positive and effective business relationships at multiple levels and with a broad range of industry, government agency, and customer participants.
Superior verbal, written, interpersonal, technical, computer, communication and presentation skills.
Excellent organizational, editing, proofreading, condensing, writing, and speech communication skills.
Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe, and database management applications.
U.S. Citizenship or U.S. Permanent Resident status required.
Valid Driver's License in good standing, issued by resident state required.
May be required to pass security clearance investigation.
Some travel required.
Interested individuals are encouraged to APPLY DIRECTLY through the AMERESCO Company Website for confidential and immediate consideration. Please visit http://careers.ameresco.com to submit your resume, cover letter, sample project history and geographic location preference for immediate and confidential consideration.
AMERESCO challenges the brightest, most talented and creative individuals in the industry by providing an environment that embraces initiative, diversity, and achievement along with comprehensive rewards, including people-oriented insurance, investment, and incentive plans.
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