Program Assistant

Job Locations US-DC-Washington, D.C.
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Provides general administrative, logistical and customer service support to program delivery staff.  Participates in the development and delivery of effective energy efficiency solutions in the DCSEU markets while contributing to a mission-driven, creative, enjoyable and stimulating work environment.


  • Supports program team with program execution.
  • Coordinates internal meetings and meetings with clients.
  • Coordinates with other VEIC/DCSEU team members on administrative tasks.
  • Assists with program solicitations by tracking and compiling questions and scoring criteria.
  • Provides administrative support to webinars, meetings, etc, including recording participants, preparing agendas, taking notes, and conducting follow up.
  • Works with team to track progress with meeting specified program goals.
  • Utilizes proprietary CRM database to track and manage projects and programs.
  • Tracks responses to program solicitations.
  • Reviews documentation for accuracy and compliance.
  • Assists with issue resolution and documentation verification.
  • Continues to grow our reach into the community and beyond about our program and the DCSEU.
  • Helps build and maintain program database.
  • Provides support to the activities of VEIC as necessary to accomplish organizational goals and objectives.


    • Strong personal commitment to the mission, vision, goals and values of VEIC.
    • High school degree or a combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills are acquired.
    • Two years’ of work experience in an organization that involves data tracking and management, administrative, and communications experience.
    • Demonstrated passion for and commitment to solar, the environment and the District of Columbia.
    • Advanced interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills.
    • Demonstrated ability to build strong relationships and other partnerships to support program objectives.
    • Experience collaborating effectively with diverse audiences.
    • Energetic, self-motivated, person.
    • Team player.
    • Detail oriented and capable of handling multiple priorities.
    • Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with staff members, community leaders, business leaders, supporters, media, and other stakeholders.
    • Computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite required.
    • Must have the ability to effectively work with a variety of individuals at all levels.

    Working Conditions:

    Internal - Work is normally performed in climate-controlled office environment, where exposure to conditions of extreme heat/cold, poor ventilation, fumes and gases is very limited. Noise level is moderate and includes sounds of normal office equipment (computers, telephones, etc.).  No known environmental hazards are encountered in normal performance of job duties.

    External - Normal functions do not routinely require travel.  Travel to special events and/or off site meetings required periodically.

    Physical Demands:

    Company will provide adaptive devices as needed.

    Diversity & Inclusion statement:

    We are committed to building a work community that is inclusive and represents a vibrant diversity of background, experience, perspective, and thought. Climate change impacts all of us; however, we are impacted differently based on our identities and experiences. We all deserve a place at the table to make decisions about our collective future – we hope you’ll consider joining us as we work towards our vision for a healthy planet, thriving people, and energy justice.

    Candidates across all markers of identity (age, race, gender, ability, communication style, etc.) are highly encouraged to apply.


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