Events Coordinator

Organization
Midwest Renewable Energy Association
Organization Summary

The Midwest Renewable Energy Association promotes renewable energy, energy efficiency, and sustainable living through education and demonstration. Together with partners around the Midwest, we work to expand renewable energy adoption through innovative programs, renewable energy training, and educational events. The MREA is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

Posting Date
Closing Date
Job type
full-time
Salary

Range per year: $37,440 to $42,120 (Salary is commensurate with experience) 

Hours

Full Time – Non-Exempt (Hourly) 

Primary Duties

The Events Coordinator will work closely with the Events Manager, Site Manager, Communication Coordinator, Volunteer Coordinator, and other staff as necessary to support  MREA events and outreach activities with a primary focus on the management of The Energy Fair. Primary responsibilities: including registration, outreach, assisting with event publications, website content, data management, exhibit/sponsor outreach, and event logistics. The Events Coordinator will work as part of a dedicated team of MREA staff and board members to promote renewable energy education opportunities and manage the largest and longest running renewable energy education event in the US. 

Experience

A successful candidate will be:  

• Results-oriented and self-directed, with a passion for the MREA’s mission  

• Organized and focused with proven ability to prioritize and complete activities to satisfy deadlines

• Able and willing to travel and work some weekends as needed

• Comfortable working directly with people from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds

 • An excellent written and verbal communicator who can promote the MREA’s mission to the public and market stakeholders  

• Adept at working in groups and have experience building partnerships with diverse audiences  

• Accustomed to working with a variety of software, demonstrating proficiency in word processing (i.e. MS Word and/or Google Docs), web management (WordPress), and data management (i.e. Excel and/or Google Sheets, other database).  

Preference will be given to candidates who:  

• Have a bachelors, other advanced degree, and/or demonstrated experience in one or more of the following fields: Education, event/hospitality/tourism management, project management, administration, communication, renewable energy policy, sustainability or related fields

• Have 2 or more years of professional experience in a related field 

How to Apply

**For full job description, visit https://www.midwestrenew.org/jobs/

To apply, please send:

• Cover letter detailing your qualifications (PDF)

• Resume including education and experience (PDF)

• Contact information for three professional references (PDF)  

All correspondence must be electronic and sent to Amiee Wetmore at [email protected]  

Deadline Applications will be accepted through 5:00 p.m. Central Time on Thursday, July 25, 2022.  

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