Smart Energy Consumer Collaborative Job Opportunity - Deputy Director


Smart Energy Consumer Collaborative is seeking a Deputy Director. Reporting to and partnering with the President and CEO, the Deputy Director will spearhead development and membership efforts as the Smart Energy Consumer Collaborative continues to grow. The Deputy Director will write grant proposals, assist with research and education projects, promote industry awareness of the organization, build relationships with members and partner organizations, present research at industry events, lead membership development, perform account executive functions, including membership development and retention, and pursue sponsorships of events and research projects.

Key Functions


  • Recruit new members.
  • Ensure retention and new member income goals are met.
  • Manage the organization’s Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system and keep membership information current.


  • Participate on and guide the Research, Education and Membership Committees to ensure that SECC delivers on its goals.
  • Assist with the education component of the SECC’s mission to ensure resources are developed to educate consumers on the benefits of smart energy technology.
  • Assist with the publication of consumer research to extend stakeholder understanding of consumers’ values and attitudes and awareness of smart energy technology and grid modernization.


  • Collaborate with the President and CEO to create a fund development plan that increases revenues to support the strategic direction of the organization.
  • Pursue grant opportunities, including identification of foundation opportunities, writing proposals, executing proposal submissions and managing grant reporting requirements.
  • Monitor industry trends and adapt fundraising strategies as necessary and evaluate all fundraising activities to ensure that the fundraising goals are being achieved. Coordinate and secure in-kind donations.


  • Work with the Communications Director to develop and implement a comprehensive communications plan to maximize awareness of the organization among members and other industry stakeholders.
  • Coordinate the design, printing and distribution of marketing and communication materials for development efforts.
  • Build relationships with community stakeholders to advance the mission and fundraising goals of the organization.

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