About RE-volv

RE-volv is a national nonprofit organization whose mission is to tackle climate change at the local level by empowering people to accelerate the adoption of clean energy in their communities, especially those that are often excluded from the benefits of the clean energy economy. At RE-volv, we work to provide access to solar energy to nonprofits the country that serve disadvantaged communities that otherwise could not go solar, while training the next generation of solar energy leaders in the process.

Want to help? Explore our job openings below and apply to join the team! We look forward to working with you to spread solar and bring the benefits of clean energy to nonprofits in communities that need it most.

Job Openings

Job Openings

Solar Account Manager

Primary Location: Remote (Reporting to San Francisco, CA)

Reports To: Director of Solar Project Operations

Application Deadline: 09/26/22

The Solar Account Manager Role

RE-volv seeks a highly motivated Solar Account Manager with 3-5 years of solar sales experience. The Solar Account Manager will lead RE-volv’s nonprofit commercial solar sales process including but not limited to: lead generation, evaluating leads, developing solar finance proposals, presenting proposals to potential customers, and shepherding customers through contract-signing. The right candidate will have extensive experience in solar energy sales, electricity bill analysis, solar proposal creation, and customer relationship management. They’ll also have great project management skills, a creative spark, attention to detail, and excellent communication skills. They will aim to use their exemplary relationship skills to build strong long-term relationships with our nonprofit clients.

About RE-volv

RE-volv is a nonprofit climate justice organization that helps community-based nonprofits around the country go solar. While doing so, we educate community members about the benefits of clean energy, and train the next generation of clean energy leaders. RE-volv empowers communities by providing the upfront costs of installing solar energy systems to local nonprofits allowing them to immediately save on their electricity costs. This innovative solar financing model allows nonprofits to better use those dollars towards serving their community. With each nonprofit solar project, RE-volv aims to engage and benefit as many people as possible and in doing so, help change the climate and clean energy narrative in America.

RE-volv is U.S. Department of Energy Solar Energy Innovation Network awardee, is an inaugural member of the White House National Community Solar Partnership, and winner of the OpenIDEO Climate Innovation Fellowship.

Position Details

This is a full-time position which can be done remotely or from our San Francisco office. It requires creativity, independence, collaboration and initiative. Compensation includes an annual salary commensurate with experience, benefits, and generous paid time off. RE-volv also provides the last Friday of every month off for personal care, which we call RE-charge Days. RE-volv allows flexible work hours and is committed to supporting a good work-life balance. Position starts as soon as possible.

Responsibilities:
  • Work with our EPCs, partners, and volunteers to generate nonprofit solar leads
  • Develop and manage RE-volv’s pipeline of nonprofit leads interested in exploring solar financing and work with RE-volv staff and advisors to analyze and present attractive proposals
  • Conduct discovery calls and proposal walkthroughs, and help guide nonprofit staff and constituents along their solar journey
  • Manage nonprofit accounts and provide excellent customer service to active clients
  • Work closely with Director of Solar Project Operations to explain RE-volv's offerings which include solar leases and PPAs to nonprofit clients
  • Develop channel partnerships with synergistic nonprofits and EPCs
  • Lead contract negotiations between clients and RE-volv’s legal counsel
  • Work with Community Engagement Coordinator to train volunteers on prospecting clients and account management best practices
  • Work with Solar Ambassador volunteers to develop relationships with leads
  • Work with Asset Manager on various customer facing tasks post-installation e.g. monitoring, billing, and maintenance
  • Additional duties and responsibilities as needed
Skills and Qualifications:
  • 3-5 years of solar account management and/or solar sales experience
  • Preferred: outbound and inbound commercial solar sales experience
  • Proven track record of individually growing and managing a portfolio of small and medium sized solar projects
  • Extensive experience analyzing electricity bills and developing proformas to model ppa rates and cash flows
  • Extensive experience building solar finance proposals using Energy Toolbase, OpenSolar or similar software
  • Eye for increasing efficiencies and process improvements
  • Excellent written and phone communication skills
  • Proficiency with managing sales process through Salesforce
  • Ability to self-manage deadlines and tasks
  • Demonstrated commitment to promoting renewable energy, mitigating climate change, and building an equitable and sustainable society
Equal Opportunity

RE-volv is strongly committed to equality of opportunity and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veterans status, genetics or other protected category. We endeavor to build a workplace environment that is welcoming and inclusive for everyone. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

Please submit your resume and a brief cover letter detailing relevant experience, salary requirements, and interest in the position via email to careers@re-volv.org. Deadline to apply is September 26th. All applications will be reviewed at that time.  Please write “Solar Account Manager Application - Last Name, First Name” in the subject line. No calls, please.

Senior Development Manager

Primary Location: Remote (Reporting to San Francisco, CA)

Reports To: Executive Director

Application Deadline: 10/14/22

The Senior Development Manager Role

RE-volv seeks an experienced and highly motivated Senior Development Manager. This is an exciting opportunity for a professional who has managed successful long-term fundraising efforts, with an emphasis on foundations, corporations, and major donors. The Senior Development Manager will lead RE-volv’s fundraising program, managing all aspects of RE-volv’s fund development strategy to raise our $1M+ and growing budget, and build our individual donor fundraising capacity. The right candidate will have a strong background in clean energy, environmental and climate justice solutions, great management skills, a creative spark, attention to detail, and excellent writing skills. They will also use their exemplary communication skills to convey compelling stories of building power through solar energy in the communities we serve.  

About RE-volv

RE-volv is a nonprofit climate justice organization that helps community-based nonprofits around the country go solar. While doing so, we educate community members about the benefits of clean energy, and train the next generation of clean energy leaders. RE-volv empowers communities by providing the upfront costs of installing solar energy systems to local nonprofits allowing them to immediately save on their electricity costs. This innovative solar financing model allows nonprofits to better use those dollars towards serving their community. With each nonprofit solar project, RE-volv aims to engage and benefit as many people as possible and in doing so, help change the climate and clean energy narrative in America.

RE-volv is U.S. Department of Energy Solar Energy Innovation Network awardee, is an inaugural member of the White House National Community Solar Partnership, and winner of the OpenIDEO Climate Innovation Fellowship.

Position Details

This is a full-time position which can be done remotely or from our San Francisco office. It requires creativity, independence, collaboration and initiative. Compensation includes an annual salary commensurate with experience, benefits, and generous paid time off. RE-volv also provides the last Friday of every month off for personal care, which we call RE-charge Days. RE-volv allows flexible work hours and is committed to supporting a good work-life balance. Position starts as soon as possible.

Responsibilities:
  • Develop and spearhead annual and long-term fundraising strategy in collaboration with ED
  • Research grantmakers and maintain up-to-date database of potential funding sources
  • Write grant proposals and letters of inquiry to foundation, government, and corporate funders
  • Research potential major gift donors and manage solicitation efforts
  • Work with ED to develop and maintain relationships with donors and grantmakers
  • Support Board of Directors in donor outreach strategy
  • Work with Communications team to develop donor stewardship and communications materials
  • Track and manage incoming donations; maintain donor database in Salesforce
  • Schedule and organize donor cultivation events
  • Manage grant reporting process
  • Represent RE-volv by speaking at outreach events
  • Be a collaborative member of a small team working to achieve RE-volv’s mission

Skills and Qualifications:
  • 5+ years of experience fundraising, cultivating donor relationships, and grant-writing required
  • Proven track record of individually leading significant fundraising efforts
  • Experience fundraising from major gift donors, foundation, government, and corporate supporters
  • Experience managing donor information and grant applications in Salesforce
  • Deep understanding of the clean energy and climate justice funding landscape
  • Extremely well-organized and good at planning and meeting deadlines over long time horizons
  • Exceptional writing skills
  • Comfortable presenting to large and small audiences
  • Ability to self-manage deadlines and tasks
  • Demonstrated commitment to promoting renewable energy, mitigating climate change, and building an equitable and sustainable society

Equal Opportunity

RE-volv is strongly committed to equality of opportunity and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veterans status, genetics or other protected category. We endeavor to build a workplace environment that is welcoming and inclusive for everyone. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

Please submit your resume and a brief cover letter detailing relevant experience, salary requirements, and interest in the position via email to careers@re-volv.org. Deadline to apply is October 14th. All applications will be reviewed at that time. Please write “Senior Development Manager Application - Last Name, First Name” in the subject line. No calls, please.

Careers

Work that makes a difference

RE-volv empowers people to bring clean energy to their communities. We envision a world where people are thriving in communities powered by clean energy.

Benefits

What it's like to work at RE-volv

Health Care

In order to create a more sustainable, equitable world, we have to take good care of ourselves and our health. RE-volv provides full health care coverage for our employees with the ability to cover loved ones as well.

RE-charge Days

Being a changemaker is hard work. Personal care goes a long way to help us stay on top of our game. That's why every last Friday of the month, RE-volv employees get a "RE-charge Day" to rest, relax, unwind, and recharge their batteries for the month ahead.

Retirement benefits

We're not getting any younger, amirite? To make sure we have an eye on our future years, RE-volv puts 3% of your salary, on top of what you make, into a retirement account for you, with a sustainable investment fund where you get to pick how your retirement savings is invested. You can also elect to put a portion of your pre-tax salary into your retirement savings on top of RE-volv's contribution.

Professional Development

We believe that the most fulfilling jobs are the ones where we are constantly learning and growing. Each RE-volv employee gets an annual professional development budget so you can take that course, attend that conference, and develop the skills you need for this role and the next.

Generous time off

We believe that the more time we have off to do whatever makes us happy contributes to our well-being as well as to that of the organization. In addition to one RE-charge Day per month, RE-volv has every federal holiday off, as well as International Workers' Day (May 1st), the day before and after Thanksgiving, and is closed during the holiday season from Christmas Eve to the day after New Year's Day. In addition, RE-volv employees accrue 18 days of paid-time off in the first year, which increases over time. We also prioritize taking good care of new Mommies and Daddies!

Become a Volunteer

As a RE-volv Solar Ambassador, you’ll spearhead a solar project for a local nonprofit in your community while engaging and educating the community about the importance of solar energy. RE-volv trains Solar Ambassadors in everything they need to know to bring solar energy to a local nonprofit while providing solar professional development training.