Residential HVAC and Electrification Outreach Manager for Slipstream
You can make a difference for climate and equity.
Slipstream is a national, mission-driven organization that accelerates climate solutions. Foreveryone. We inspire new solutions to big energy challenges. We are seeking a ResidentialHVAC and Electrification Outreach Manager who can empower HVAC market actors toaccelerate the programs we deliver for utility and government clients to advance clean energyand equity for all.
Do you want to build an equitable clean energy future? Do you have experience with HVAC/heat pump system design? Have you forged relationships with diverse stakeholders to advanceshared goals? Do you have top-notch verbal and written communication skills and arecomfortable working with manufacturers, distributors, contractors, and/or educators? Are youorganized, detail-oriented and able to prioritize multiple assignments to meet deadlines? ThenSlipstream needs you.
We partner with governments, philanthropies, and utilities to discover, test, and scale newsolutions that save - and decarbonize - energy. We collaborate with communities of color, ruralcommunities, and tribal nations to address historic inequities in the health and economic benefitsof clean energy. We're optimistic, inclusive, and ambitious about our impact.
Our ideal Residential HVAC and Electrification Outreach Manager has experience introducingnew energy efficient technology to HVAC contractors and distributors to support energyefficiency or clean energy programs in the residential and light commercial market. Show ushow you collaborate and how you include under-represented perspectives to drive better ideas.
You are great at building relationships with technical and non-technical collaborators. You’vegot analytical and critical thinking skills. You enjoy tracking and reporting on key performancemetrics that measure program impact. You thrive in a collaborative work environment but arealso able to work independently to accomplish your goals.
We welcome candidates from diverse backgrounds. While our physical offices are in Madison,WI and Chicago, IL, we have remote staff in many other states and invite candidates fromMichigan, Indiana, Illinois and Wisconsin to apply.
What you’ll do:- Build and maintain relationships and regular communications with equipmentsuppliers and installers in the residential HVAC market.- Manage, maintain, educate and prospect a territory. Coordinate the delivery and re-supply of program marketing materials (e.g., rebate forms, signs, brochures) tomarket providers.- Assist market providers in developing and implementing individualized plans forincreasing sales of incentive-eligible products.- Provide training for market provider staff on program goals, requirements,incentives and other resources needed to advance effective sales of efficientproducts.- Seek out new market providers and re-engage dormant accounts.- Support the planning and execution of program-sponsored training events and helpwith marketing to ensure robust participation.- Plan, organize and prioritize workload to meet customer and program needs.- Work with market providers to address barriers to their participation.- Identify opportunities to improve program design and collaborate with colleagues todevelop new initiatives- Represent clients at industry events.- Make presentations to industry groups and trade associations to raise awareness ofthe program.- Create/develop training content for contractors and distributors on HVACtechnology and value propositions.
What you’ll need to succeed in this role:- 3-5 years of work-related experience building partnerships- Intermediate level of heat pump knowledge as demonstrated by attendance atmanufacturer trainings, basic-level certification on heat pumps, or experience in thefield- Effective written and oral communications skills- Ability to build and manage collaborative relationships with clients, partners,vendors and colleagues- Excellent project management skills- Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite
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