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RE-volv currently has two positions available:

  • Solar Account Manager

  • Senior Development Manager

  • Report Writer Intern



Solar Account Manager

Primary Location: San Francisco, CA
Reports To:
Executive Director
Application Deadline:
ASAP


The Solar Account Manager Role
RE-volv seeks an experienced and highly motivated Solar Account Manager. This is an exciting opportunity for a professional who has experience managing solar sales efforts, with an emphasis on small commercial solar projects. The Solar Account Manager will lead RE-volv’s nonprofit solar sales process, managing all aspects from identifying and qualifying nonprofits as potential solar customers, to presenting the solar financial analysis to them, to following through to contract signing. The right candidate will have a strong background in solar energy sales, customer relationship management, great project management skills, a creative spark, attention to detail, and excellent communication skills. They will also use their exemplary relationship skills to build strong long-term relationships with our nonprofit clients.


About RE-volv

RE-volv is a lean nonprofit social enterprise focused on fighting climate change by accelerating the adoption of clean energy in local communities. RE-volv empowers communities by financing the upfront costs of installing solar energy systems at local nonprofits. Through an innovative solar financing model, these nonprofits immediately save on their electricity costs, while the remaining revenue from their solar assets contributes to a revolving fund, which helps to pay for the next nonprofit’s solar system – a first-of-its-kind pay-it-forward model for renewable energy financing. Through the process, RE-volv’s primary goal is to engage as many people as possible in building the clean energy economy.

RE-volv has received numerous awards, including a Business Innovation Award from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Sunshot Initiative, is an inaugural member of the White House National Community Solar Partnership, and winner of the OpenIDEO Climate Innovation Fellowship. RE-volv receives generous support from the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation, U.S. Department of Energy’s Sunshot Initiative, the 11th Hour Project of the Schmidt Family Foundation, and many others.

RE-volv is at an exciting moment in the life of the organization. With 25 nonprofit solar leases signed in 8 states, RE-volv has proven that our model works, that there’s an enormous demand for our services, and that the opportunity to scale is massive. In order to bring solar energy to nonprofits in communities across the country, and empower millions of Americans in the process, we’re going to have to continue to grow our pipeline of projects. Your role as the Solar Account Manager will be to lead the effort in building relationships with local nonprofits and helping them navigate the decision-making process to go solar.

                     

Position Details
This is a full time position in our San Francisco office in the Financial District. This is a high impact position, requiring 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:

  • Manage RE-volv’s pipeline of nonprofit leads interested in exploring solar financing
  • Conduct discovery calls, proposal walkthroughs, and facilitate the solar education process with nonprofit leaders
  • Work closely with Senior Solar Program Manager to sign solar leases and PPAs with nonprofit clients
  • Manage nonprofit accounts and provide excellent customer service to active clients
  • Work with Solar Ambassador Program Manager to train volunteers on account management best practices
  • Work with Solar Ambassador volunteers to coordinate ongoing relationships with leads
  • Develop channel partnerships with synergistic nonprofits
  • Support contract negotiations between clients and RE-volv’s legal advisors
  • Represent RE-volv in the community by speaking and tabling at events
  • Support RE-volv teammates as needed
  • Additional duties and responsibilities as needed

 
Skills and Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of solar account management and/or solar sales experience
  • Preferred: commercial solar sales experience
  • Proven track record of individually managing large solar sales pipelines
  • 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


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 info@re-volv.org. Please write “Solar Account Manager Application” in the subject line. No calls, please.





Senior Development Manager

Primary Location: San Francisco, CA
Reports To:
Executive Director
Application Deadline:
ASAP

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 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 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 lean nonprofit social enterprise focused on fighting climate change by accelerating the adoption of clean energy in local communities. RE-volv empowers communities by financing the upfront costs of installing solar energy systems at local nonprofits. Through an innovative solar financing model, these nonprofits immediately save on their electricity costs, while the remaining revenue from their solar assets contributes to a revolving fund, which helps to pay for the next nonprofit’s solar system – a first-of-its-kind pay-it-forward model for renewable energy financing. Through the process, RE-volv’s primary goal is to engage as many people as possible in building the clean energy economy.

RE-volv has received numerous awards, including a Business Innovation Award from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Sunshot Initiative, is an inaugural member of the White House National Community Solar Partnership, and winner of the OpenIDEO Climate Innovation Fellowship. RE-volv receives generous support from the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation, U.S. Department of Energy’s Sunshot Initiative, the 11th Hour Project of the Schmidt Family Foundation, and many others.

RE-volv is at an exciting moment in the life of the organization. With 25 nonprofit solar leases signed in 6 states, RE-volv has proven that our model works, that there’s an enormous demand for our services, and that the opportunity to scale is massive. In order to bring solar energy to nonprofits in communities across the country, and empower millions of Americans in the process, we’re going to have to continue to grow our organizational capacity. With a proven track record and with support from leading foundations, businesses, and government agencies, we’re in an incredible position to leverage this momentum to attract significant sources of funding. Your role will be to lead the effort to raise the money we need to take our organization to the next level of impact.

 

Position Details
This is a full time position in our San Francisco office in the Financial District. This is a high impact position, requiring 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:

  • 3-5 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 climate change and clean energy 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

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 info@re-volv.org. Please write “Senior Development Manager Application” in the subject line. No calls, please.


Report Writer Internship

Primary Location: Downtown San Francisco, CA
Reports To: 
Senior Marketing and Communications Manager
Application Deadline: 
Open until filled.

RE-volv Mission: RE-volv empowers people and communities to invest collectively in renewable energy.


About RE-volv

RE-volv is a lean nonprofit social enterprise focused on fighting climate change by accelerating the adoption of clean energy. RE-volv empowers people and communities through renewable energy. Through RE-volv's crowdfunding platform, individuals can donate to a revolving fund that finances solar projects for nonprofit organizations around the United States. As nonprofits like schools and homeless shelters go solar with RE-volv, they save money on their electricity bills which they can use to better serve their community.

 

Description of Position

RE-volv is looking for a passionate and mission-driven individual with excellent writing and analysis skills to join our small, but mighty team. This is a 2-3 month volunteer position, working 15-20 hours a week. Work hours are flexible and you have the option of working remotely a portion of the time.

 

The Report Writer Intern will work with the Senior Marketing and Communications Manager to write a comprehensive report about the impact of our work with nonprofits.


Responsibilities Include:

  • Analyzing spreadsheet data
  • Conducting in-person or phone interviews with nonprofits
  • Collecting and analyzing quantitative and qualitative data from nonprofits 
  • Report writing 

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Report writing experience
  • Basic understanding of renewable energy and climate solutions
  • Passion for the environment, renewable energy, and community empowerment

What you'll get:

  • Professional mentorship and development
  • Opportunities to learn about solar finance, crowdfunding, nonprofit work, communications, filmmaking etc.
  • Opportunities to network with professionals in the nonprofit and clean energy industries
  • Letter of recommendation at end of the internship
  • To work with an incredibly supportive, passionate and friendly group of people trying to change the world 

Interest in Applying?
Please submit your resume and a brief cover letter detailing your relevant experience and interest in the position via email to ryan@re-volv.org.  Please write “Report Writing Internship” in the subject line. No calls, please.


More About RE-volv

To date, we have crowdfunded nearly half a million dollars in donations from people in 38 states and 22 countries for 16 solar projects in 6 states. RE-volv’s main goal is to empower as many people as possible to bring clean energy to their communities. 


RE-volv has received numerous awards, including a Business Innovation Award from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Sunshot Initiative, is an inaugural member of the White House National Community Solar Partnership, and winner of the OpenIDEO Climate Innovation Fellowship. RE-volv receives generous support from the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation, U.S. Department of Energy’s Sunshot Initiative, the 11th Hour Project of the Schmidt Family Foundation, and many others.