• Joining the AEE Team
  • Accountant
  • Sales Account Executive
  • Transportation Associate
  • Policy Associate
  • Strategic Partnerships Associate

Joining the AEE Team

AEE is always on the lookout for people who can help us transform public policy to enable rapid growth of advanced energy companies – from interns to senior managers.

Any current openings are listed on the left side of this page.

If no openings are listed, we're still interested in hearing from you – please submit a resume and cover letter letting us know more about you.

Job type: Career Inquiry

Location: Boston, MA; San Francisco, CA; Washington, DC, Remote

To apply, please send cover letter, resume and any additional materials requested above to careers@aee.net. AEE is an equal opportunity employer.

Accountant

Advanced Energy Economy (AEE) is seeking a staff accountant to join our finance and accounting team on a full-time basis. The ideal candidate will have accounting experience, preferably in a small to mid-size non-profit organization. Must be an organized self-starter who has had responsibility for a wide variety of accounting functions. Must also be a team-player who can work well with others inside the organization, and communicate effectively with member and donor organizations as necessary.

AEE is a non-profit business association working to make the global energy system more secure, clean, and affordable. Just as the Internet economy transformed society in unexpected ways, the advanced energy economy has the potential to create dramatic new opportunities for economic growth in the U.S. and around the world. In working to create a better business climate for advanced energy, you will have an unprecedented opportunity to work on the cutting edge of energy policy. We are looking for the best and brightest to join our team.

Responsibilities

  • Manage member invoicing and collections in a timely fashion; reconcile accounting records to Salesforce
  • Use our accounts payable system to properly code vendor invoices and ensure that proper accounting protocol and backup documents are in place
  • Manage backup and reconciliation of corporate credit card; ensure receipt of adequate backup and proper general ledger coding
  • Assist the Senior Finance Manager with grant reporting and grant setup. Requires frequent interaction with internal grant administrator to ensure the capture of all relevant spending.
  • Assist with monthly close process, including journal preparation for prepaids and accruals.
  • Assist with monthly balance sheet account reconciliations
  • Perform monthly bank reconciliations for eight bank accounts.
  • Works with the Senior Finance Manager to maintain all accounting systems, including Chart of Accounts
  • Assist the Senior Finance Manager with the annual audit process and backup files.
  • Assist the Senior Finance Manager and Senior Vice President, Administration with the annual tax preparation process and backup files.
  • Work with the Senior Finance Manager to improve accounting policies and procedures and to speed up the month-end and year-end close process
  • Assist in other general accounting functions and reconciliations as needed

Required Qualifications

  • 3 years experience as an Accountant with a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field
  • Prior accounting experience in a nonprofit or trade association environment
  • Knowledge of and experience working with US GAAP
  • Proficiency with accounting software and other supporting software (Intacct, Bill.com, and Expensify experience preferred)
  • High degree of proficiency with Excel and use of its advanced forumlas and functions (e.g. Pivot Tables,VLOOKUP, etc.)
  • Excellent writing / verbal communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and commitment to confidentiality
  • Positive attitude, and ability and willingness to work with a variety of people
  • Interest in working in a mission-driven environment

Highly Desirable

  • Basic knowledge of the energy industry and/or government affairs
  • Passion for AEE’s mission of driving toward a prosperous world based on secure, clean, affordable energy

Job type: Full-time

Location: San Francisco, CA

To apply, please send cover letter, resume and any additional materials requested above to careers@aee.net. AEE is an equal opportunity employer.

Sales Account Executive

Advanced Energy Economy (AEE) is seeking an experienced sales professional to join our membership sales team. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of exceeding quota and developing customer accounts in a fast-paced, high-growth environment. Must be a self-starter with exceptional networking and customer acquisition skills who knows how to close deals. Must also be able to collaborate effectively with a cross-functional team and to build effective long-term customer relationships. Our team offers flexible telecommuting/remote options, but we would prefer candidates in the greater Washington D.C. or greater Boston areas.

AEE is working to make the global energy system more secure, clean, and affordable. Just as the Internet economy transformed society in unexpected ways, the advanced energy economy has the potential to create dramatic new opportunities for economic growth in the U.S. and around the world. In working to create a better business climate for advanced energy, you will have an unprecedented opportunity to work on the cutting edge of energy policy. We are looking for the best and brightest to join our team.

Responsibilities

  • Become an expert in the value, benefits, and features of all forms of AEE offerings (membership, market intelligence, and software)
  • Build and maintain a strong opportunity pipeline to consistently meet or exceed quota
  • Work with AEE’s broader Membership and Corporate Development team to continuously improve our inbound and outbound sales process
  • Negotiate and close new sales for opportunities ranging in size from $5K to $75K+
  • Identify and drive cross-sell and upsell opportunities

Required Qualifications

  • 2+ years as a Sales Account Executive with a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field
  • Experience developing and maintaining customer relationships in a B2B environment
  • Experience selling trade association memberships or SaaS products
  • Data driven approach for forecasting and pipeline management
  • Commitment to operating with a sense of urgency and a positive winning attitude
  • Excellent writing / verbal communication skills to interact with prospects / AEE members
  • High proficiency with Salesforce or similar CRM platform
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products

Highly Desirable

  • Experience leveraging sales tools to increase outbound sales volume
  • Basic knowledge of the energy and/or government affairs industry
  • Basic awareness of the role of policy in the energy industry
  • Experience working with a geographically dispersed team
  • Passion for AEE’s mission of driving toward a prosperous world based on secure, clean, affordable energy

Job type: Full-time

Location: Flexible; Greater Washington D.C., San Francisco Bay Area, or Greater Boston preferred

To apply, please send cover letter, resume and any additional materials requested above to careers@aee.net. AEE is an equal opportunity employer.

Transportation Associate

AEE seeks a smart, innovative Transportation Associate on a one-year contract basis to join AEE’s Advanced Transportation program, which is focused on advancing transportation electrification policy around the country. The Transportation Associate will further AEE’s mission by supporting AEE’s growing transportation program and its state policy work, which includes regulatory and legislative education efforts. Working in daily collaboration with the Vice President leading the Advanced Transportation program, the Transportation Associate will help draft regulatory filings, contribute to documents supporting legislative developments, support the 20-company working group that guides the program, and track policy developments across the states. The Transportation Associate will work collaboratively with members of the AEE’s policy and communications teams as well as AEE’s external partners.

AEE is seeking a highly energetic and self-starting professional with a background in transportation or energy policy and/or issue advocacy at the state or federal level

AEE is a non-profit business association working to make the global energy system more secure, clean, and affordable. Just as the Internet economy transformed society in unexpected ways, the advanced energy economy has the potential to create dramatic new opportunities for economic growth in the U.S. and around the world. In working to create a better business climate for advanced energy, you will have an unprecedented opportunity to work on the cutting edge of energy policy. We are looking for the best and brightest to join our team.

Responsibilities

  • Help draft regulatory filings for state utility commissions based on AEE’s extensive body of work as well as input from AEE’s staff, members, and partners.
  • Support the development of documents (e.g., bill summaries), in support of legislative educational efforts in coordination with AEE staff, members, and partners.
  • Help organize the monthly working group calls for the Advanced Transportation program.
  • Track policy developments as they unfold in state executive agencies and legislatures for the AEE team and its membership.
  • Work with the Advanced Transportation program lead, other AEE staff, members, and partners on goal-setting, strategy and implementation to meet short and long-term policy objectives.
  • Participate in legislative, rule-making, and administrative processes as necessary.
  • Develop and maintain excellent working relationships with AEE staff, members, partners as well as key legislative and administrative staff.
  • Work with communications staff to identify and seize opportunities to showcase stories and evidence of electric vehicles taking hold in the states.
  • Travel on an as needed basis to targeted states for meetings with key policymakers, allies, and stakeholders, communications outreach, and other efforts on behalf of AEE.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science, Public Policy or Communications preferred; Science and Engineering Degrees are also appropriate if the candidate has strong writing abilities
  • One to three years of professional experience in transportation/energy policy development or advocacy
  • Ideally, an interest in transportation/energy issues and an understanding of the importance of education and advocacy in improving policy
  • Entrepreneurial approach, flexible attitude, and ability to handle multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills, both written and verbal
  • Intellectual curiosity, inquisitive nature, and excellent listening and problem-solving skills
  • Performance-oriented individual with a strong work ethic, demonstrated initiative and commitment to achieving goals
  • Must be willing to travel

Special Application Instructions

Please submit a cover letter expressing why this position and organization interest you, as well as a current resume to be considered for this position.

Job type: Contract, one year

Location: Flexible location but Washington, DC and Boston, MA preferred

To apply, please send cover letter, resume and any additional materials requested above to careers@aee.net. AEE is an equal opportunity employer.

Policy Associate

AEE is currently seeking candidates for an Associate position to be located in Florida. The Associate will work with other AEE team members to implement a multi-year strategy and plan for AEE’s engagement in Florida. The Associate will be responsible for delivering on AEE’s value proposition for its business members interested in or working in the Sunshine State, as well as supporting a variety of other priority initiatives and campaigns across the organization. Candidates will need to have the ability to travel to meet with AEE members, coalition allies, and targeted public officials.

AEE is a non-profit business association working to make the global energy system more secure, clean, and affordable. Just as the Internet economy transformed society in unexpected ways, the advanced energy economy has the potential to create dramatic new opportunities for economic growth in the U.S. and around the world. In working to create a better business climate for advanced energy, you will have an unprecedented opportunity to work on the cutting edge of energy policy. We are looking for the best and brightest to join our team.

Responsibilities

  • Working with other AEE staff and business members, develop a policy platform centered around pro- advanced energy legislation and regulations.

  • Execute activities to advance AEE’s Florida policy platform, including direct policy advocacy.

  • Cultivate relationships with and facilitate advocacy in front of key public officials in the Florida legislature, Public Utility Commission, Department of Environmental Quality, and the Secretary of Agriculture’s administration, among others.

  • Serve as spokesperson and the “face” of FL-AEE, speaking at industry conferences and events as well as at various hearings/meetings at the Florida legislature and other public agencies.

  • Work with AEE’s communications team to identify opportunities for AEE to seek earned media coverage, including earned media, op-eds, editorial board meetings, etc., in key media outlets throughout the state.

  • Coordinate/lead efforts with coalition allies in support of advanced energy technologies and services.

  • Work with professional services team members at AEE to execute priority projects as needed, to learn the breadth of AEE portfolio.

Required Qualifications

  • 0-3 years of organizing experience, preferably in the advanced energy industry, the non-profit sector, or within political campaigns.

  • Experience in working with business leaders.

  • Bachelor’s degree required.

  • Self-starter and entrepreneurial spirit; candidates must be very comfortable in working remotely, building their own calendar, and delivering on high expectations.

  • Demonstrated experience in advancing a policy agenda is a plus.

  • Strong interpersonal skills required; candidates must be able to successfully develop and maintain productive relationships with members, industry stakeholders, policymakers, and other key contacts.

  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, required—inclusive of public speaking.

  • Intellectual curiosity, inquisitive nature, and excellent listening and problem-solving skills.

  • Willingness to travel extensively.

Special Application Instructions

Please submit a cover letter expressing why this position and organization interest you, as well as a current resume to be considered for this position.

Job type: Remote office with regular travel

Location: Florida

Start Date: April 1 or sooner

To apply, please send cover letter, resume and any additional materials requested above to careers@aee.net. AEE is an equal opportunity employer.

Associate (Sales, Marketing, and Strategic Partnerships)

Advanced Energy Economy (AEE) is seeking an Associate to join the Sales, Marketing, and Strategic Partnerships team on a full time basis. This position will support all aspects of revenue generation, including foundations, individuals, and corporations, with an immediate focus on developing donor proposals, reports, and ongoing communications. The ideal candidate will have excellent writing and editing skills, a self-starting entrepreneurial spirit, and a desire to support AEE’s mission via revenue generation.


AEE is a non-profit business association working to make the global energy system more secure, clean, and affordable. Just as the Internet economy transformed society in unexpected ways, the advanced energy economy has the potential to create dramatic new opportunities for economic growth in the U.S. and around the world. In working to create a better business climate for advanced energy, you will have an unprecedented opportunity to work on the cutting edge of energy policy. We are looking for the best and brightest to join our team.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and write customized grant proposals and reports for foundations and major donors;

  • Edit and proofread grant proposals and reports to correct errors in spelling, punctuation, and syntax, and to improve clarity and readability;

  • Manage a calendar of deadlines for proposals, reports, and other fundraising deliverables;

  • Coordinate grant proposal submittals across a multi-disciplinary team;

  • Develop outreach communications including regular updates, gift acknowledgements, appeal letters, sales outreach, etc.;

  • Research new potential sources of revenue, including corporations, major donors, and foundations;

  • Create research and meeting briefings – including corporate, foundation, and individual –  for staff, senior leadership, and board members;

  • Ensure Salesforce and other systems are updated regularly across all revenue streams;

  • Assist in developing and executing fundraising and sales plans;

  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills required, including strength in persuasive writing, editing, and presentation design;

  • 1-3 years of professional experience in a nonprofit development role, preferably in an energy or environmental setting;

  • Excellent project management skills, including the ability to collaborate with staff across multiple program areas to obtain content, information, and resources;

  • Prior experience and proficiency with Salesforce or other CRM highly preferred;

  • Highly organized and detail oriented;

  • Ability to understand and relay complex ideas;

  • Entrepreneurial approach, flexible attitude, and ability to handle multiple projects in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment;

  • Ability to work both independently and as a part of a team in a highly distributed organization;

  • Bachelor’s degree required.

Special Application Instructions

To apply, please send cover letter, resume and writing sample to careers@aee.net. AEE is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Type: Permanent, full-time

Location: Chicago or Washington, DC