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  • asha.weinstein@sjsu.edu
    ... Job Title: Program Associates (2 positions) Organization: The Energy Foundation Location: The Presidio Salary: Competitive salary dependent on
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      ----- Forwarded by Asha Weinstein/SJSU on 11/02/2006 04:30 PM -----

      Job Title: Program Associates (2 positions)
      Organization: The Energy Foundation
      Location: The Presidio
      Salary: Competitive salary dependent on qualifications and experience plus
      excellent benefits.
      FT  Regular

      Job Description:
      The Energy Foundation is a private grant-making foundation whose mission is
      to assist in a national, and ultimately a global, transition to a
      sustainable energy future by promoting energy efficiency and renewable
      energy.  The Foundation’s U.S. office has a dedicated staff of 18 and a
      dynamic, positive work environment. The office is located in the Presidio of
      San Francisco.

      We seek two responsible, energetic, and highly professional individuals with
      a background in environmental or energy studies and a strong interest in the
      clean energy mission of the Foundation.  Each person will work closely with
      a Program Officer and other Program Associate staff to support the
      administrative functions of the Foundation and be the front-line contact
      handling inquiries from grant-seekers and grantees.

      Responsibilities:

      •                 Support the work of program officers by:
      o                 Managing foundation-initiated projects such as meetings, contracts, and
      reports
      o                 Setting up conference calls
      o                 Editing and drafting documents and reports
      o                 Generating correspondence to grantees, grant-seekers, and funders
      o                 Working with grantees to compile proposal materials
      o                 Reviewing grant proposals and assisting with due diligence as needed
      o                 Evaluating grantee reports
      o                 Assisting with preparation for Board meetings, potentially including
      drafting grant recommendations, evaluations, and presentations
      o                 Maintaining grantee and subject files (both physical files and electronic
      files)
      o                 Conducting research on climate- and energy-related subjects
      o                 Providing general administrative support, including scheduling, travel
      logistics, and reviewing mail
      •                 Maintain Filemaker Pro database information
      •                 Answer phone as backup for receptionist
      •                 Execute general office responsibilities in partnership with other staff
      •                 Generate and implement ideas for program and office improvement

      Qualifications:

      •                 Minimum of two years relevant work experience or academic background in
      the fields of energy, climate, environmental studies, or public policy
      •                 Demonstrated interest in the mission of the Foundation
      •                 Strong administrative skills
      •                 Ability to prioritize and juggle diverse tasks
      •                 Excellent attention to detail
      •                 Solid computer experience with emphasis in Microsoft Office, Filemaker
      Pro, and Adobe products (Mac experience helpful)
      •                 Superior written and oral communication skills
      •                 Proven ability to work well under pressure, take initiative, and be a
      creative problem-solver
      •                 Work well independently and as a team member
      •                 Good sense of humor and positive attitude

      Start Date:  Immediate.

      How to Apply:
      Please send cover letter explaining your interest in the mission and resume
      immediately to:  Craig Appel, The Energy Foundation, 1012 Torney Ave. #1,
      San Francisco, CA  94129.  FAX 415-561-6709  EMAIL:  craig@...  NO PHONE
      CALLS PLEASE.
      Organization Web Site: www.ef.org

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