Arevon Energy Scottsdale AZ
Nov 21, 2023Full time
About Arevon Headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., and New York City, Arevon Energy, Inc. is a leading independent producer of utility-scale renewable power across the United States. The company has around 4 GW of solar and energy storage projects in operation and under construction, representing $4 billion of investment, and a 5 GW pipeline. With a team of more than 200 people and a strong investor base, Arevon is growing rapidly through both development and M&A activities. Arevon also leverage decades of experience to provide asset management services to other clean energy owners. The company is backed by institutional investors that together manage more than $1 trillion in assets and have a strong focus on sustainability investments. Arevon is powering the energy transition. Diversity, equity, and inclusion are central to everything we do. Arevon thrives on and celebrates different views, beliefs, and values. We are committed to our talented team and partners, regardless of background or affiliation, and to actively promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout our business. We strive to be a place where you can be you and bring yourself to work. Arevon is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to affirmative action planning and encourages diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, age, religion, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran, or marital status. The Position Arevon is recruiting for the position of Government Affairs Manager, an outstanding opportunity for individuals seeking an exciting, high-growth work environment in one of the most important industries of the 21st century. The Government Affairs Manager will report to the Vice President of Government Affairs and Marketing. Responsibilities · Track and influence state policy developments, including legislative and regulatory activity · Analyze legislative and regulatory activity and communicate internally how it could affect the company’s existing and future assets · In collaboration with the VP of Government Affairs and Marketing, develop and execute strategic advocacy and outreach in key states · Participate in trade associations and industry coalitions to advance Arevon’s policy positions · Communicate Arevon’s positions persuasively to key decision-makers, including legislators, regulators, consultants, and other external stakeholders · Cultivate and maintain relationships with policy professionals within the energy industry, in the NGO community, and in government · Coordinate with internal subject matter experts on development, tax, and RTO policy issues · Evaluate and direct external consultants in promoting the company’s positions · Write and deliver testimony before legislative committees and regulatory bodies as necessary · Ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations · Organize site visits to educate policymakers and other stakeholders · In coordination with the Marketing and Communications team, create informative and engaging advocacy materials for use with elected officials and their staff. This may include memos, fact sheets, talking points, press releases, and social media assets. Guarantee all content is error-free and publication-ready. · Consistently execute Arevon’s brand presence across all media Qualifications and Characteristics · A Bachelor’s degree (BA/BS) or equivalent education, training, and experience · 6+ years of related work experience in public policy or legislative advocacy · Experience working in a bipartisan manner on energy policy or related issues · Experience working in a state legislature is a plus · Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English are required, including writing, proofreading, grammar, syntax, and use of AP Style · Commitment to customer service is a must · Self-starter with strong organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple priorities daily · Possess an eye for detail and the desire for continuous process improvement · Ability to work with team members in different locations around the country · Proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite, particularly Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, and Teams · Ability to travel domestically, up to 30% of the time Location Ideally, the incumbent would be based in Scottsdale, Arizona, where the team functions on a hybrid schedule (in-office days of Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday). Fully remote location will be considered for candidates with proven industry experience. Please specify your desired location in your cover letter. How to Apply Please submit a cover letter, 1-2 page writing sample, and your resume to Arevon’s job portal at https://arevonenergy.com/careers. Applications missing a cover letter and/or writing sample will not be considered.