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CEE is a community-based clean energy nonprofit with offices in the North Loop of Minneapolis and St. Paul's Midway. We provide practical energy solutions for homes, businesses, and communities to cut energy waste and harmful emissions. We collaborate regularly with field peers and partners, and employ curious people who enjoy learning and contributing to Minnesota's quality of life and economy.

Our workplace invites open door communications and respect for diverse backgrounds and points of view, with an emphasis on work-life balance.


If you have employment questions please contact our HR department at resume_submissions@mncee.org.

See below for our current open positions.

+ Marketing Account Manager
Policy Intern


Marketing Account Manager

This position supports the marketing needs and brand consistency of CEE’s teams and clients, with a focus on commercial offerings. This includes meeting regularly with departments to determine marketing needs; implementing agreed-upon marketing strategies; leading team processes to achieve and track impact for future planning. Essential to CEE’s programs and operations, this work requires a deep understanding of marketing trends, experience developing and implementing marketing strategies, and skills creating goal-focused materials.

Teamed with our established Senior Marketing Account Manager, this mid-level position reports to the Director of Communications and has no direct reports. The role requires strict attention to confidentiality, patience with people and processes, emotional intelligence and maturity, and comfort assuming the best intentions of all colleagues. This is a full‑time position that provides a wide range of benefits including Paid Time Off (PTO), medical, dental, life and long term disability insurance and a retirement plan.


Responsibilities
  • Contribute to team efforts to promote CEE and its programs. Work seamlessly with internal and external stakeholders to integrate direct marketing that supports CEE’s mission and clients’ objectives.

  • Translate business objectives in strategic marketing campaigns with measurable results. Work with department leads to assess and adjust client needs and related budgets.

  • Participate in annual meetings with department leads to build marketing workplans. Also meet regularly with leads as relevant year-round to implement strategies, measure progress, and adjust as needed.

  • Contribute to annual and quarterly marketing team planning and reporting processes, to ensure a cohesive team approach and a consistently excellent customer experience across the organization.

  • Support program and business development efforts, employing marketing strategies upon request to consider and test the viability of new programs and pursue new business opportunities.

  • Support the development of project proposals with appropriate documentation of proposed marketing scope and strategies, as well as coordination of proposal editing, design, and layout.

  • Conduct or support market research as needed or requested to inform marketing strategies for existing or planned efforts. Monitor and analyze marketplace trends to guide future marketing decisions, and report findings and recommendations to team leads as relevant.

  • Oversee the production of marketing materials, from draft to design, printing or posting, and promotion. As needed to meet strategic objectives, contract and coordinate the work of outside vendors under the oversight of the Director of Communications.

  • Oversee marketing campaigns, from strategic concept to creative development, production, and analysis of results.

  • In close partnership with program liaisons, serve as primary marketing contact for portfolio clients, including utility companies and specific community contacts.

  • Report regularly to department leads about marketing implementation and progress to date. Present marketing plans and outcomes to staff as relevant.

  • Ensure brand consistency across CEE, as well as within materials aligned with partners’ brands. Provide formatting support as needed for proposals, reports, and presentations.

  • Orient new employees regarding team function, responsibilities, and staff expectations.

  • Serve as organizational or program/project public spokesperson as required by marketing strategies.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications/Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing or related field of study, or equivalent experience.

  • Five years’ marketing account management experience.

  • Demonstrated excellence with copywriting and developing original content for marketing materials.

  • Strategic perspective and on-the-job experience marketing commercial programs to businesses.

  • Strong project management, with aptitude for managing multiple projects with competing deadlines.

  • Level of comfort communicating strategy and ideas to an in-house designer. Familiarity with Adobe Design suite or equivalent programs preferred.

  • Proven ability to organize processes and schedule a wide range of activities.

  • Excellent communication skills including the ability to speak in front of others.

  • An orientation toward teamwork, emphasizing interpersonal savvy and big picture thinking in collaboration with six-person communications/marketing team and inter-departmentally.

  • Must have reliable transportation to attend meetings and off-site events at multiple CEE offices and local events, including transportation of materials and equipment as needed.

  • Experience with nonprofits and/or mission focus is preferred.

Compensation
Dependent upon qualifications and experience.

How to Apply
Email or fax cover letter and resume to Human Resources:

Marketing Account Manager Position
Center for Energy and Environment
212 3rd Avenue North, Suite #560
Minneapolis, MN 55401

Resume_Submissions@mncee.org
FAX 612-335-5995
Equal Opportunity Employer


 

Policy Intern

 

The Policy Intern will work as a part of CEE’s Policy Team and support the policy team and initiatives. CEE is looking for a candidate with strong interest in regulatory and legislative energy policy, ability to work with diverse stakeholders and groups, quantitative reasoning, tracking, and writing skills. Our ideal candidate will have a desire to work for a mission-driven organization and work collaboratively on a small, but very active policy team. The Policy Intern will work the Fall Semester (September-December), approximately 10-15 hours/week.

Responsibilities
Policy

  • Policy activities as directed by department staff, including:

    • Tracking, reading, and summarizing relevant legislative bills

    • Tracking, reading, and summarizing relevant regulatory filings from utilities, state agencies, clean energy groups, etc.

    • Identifying, tracking, and notifying staff to proceeding within their purview 

  • Researching and analyzing subjects as needed in support of policy activities

  • Administrative support (preparing for meetings, taking notes, etc.)

  • Attend key proceedings at Minnesota Public Utilities Commission, Minnesota Department of Commerce, and Minnesota Legislature

  • Attend stakeholder meetings (in person and calls) on regulatory and legislative matters

  • Attend legislative outreach and educational meetings

General
  • Developing and maintaining a professional office environment and appearance (factors include: cleanliness, attire, positive attitude).

  • Primary working hours are during CEE’s business hours, but are flexible to fit the intern’s schedule

  • Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

  • Other duties as assigned

 
Qualifications/Job Requirements
  • Graduate school experience, preferably second year of MPP, MS-STEP, or Law

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word

  • Ability to concisely summarize documents and information

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Ability to attend off-site meetings

  • Interest in the energy efficiency industry and energy policy

  • Desire to work for mission-driven, non-profit organization

 
Compensation
$20.00-$22.00/hour, dependent upon qualifications and experience.

How to Apply
Email or fax cover letter and resume to Human Resources:

Policy Intern Position
Center for Energy and Environment
212 3rd Avenue North, Suite #560
Minneapolis, MN 55401

Resume_Submissions@mncee.org
FAX 612-335-5995
 

Center for Energy and Environment seeks to enrich the diversity of the CEE community and encourages applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply. CEE is long noted for its research, policy advocacy and programming to provide practical energy solutions for homes, businesses and communities.

Equal Opportunity Employer