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Community Equity Outreach Coordinator

Efforts will focus on promoting the Clean Vehicle Rebate Project (CVRP),
a program that offers rebates for the purchase or lease of new, eligible
zero-emission and plug-in hybrid light-duty vehicles. This job description outlines key tasks that
the selected candidate will focus on in this role.
Job Summary
We are looking for outgoing community engagement champion to represent
CSE (Center for Sustainable Energy) and the CVRP program at a variety of event
types throughout San Diego and parts of Southern California. This role is responsible for building
awareness and understanding of CVRP, as well as educating target audiences
about additional incentives and benefits of clean vehicle ownership.
Primary Job Duties
Event/Partnership and Partnership Coordination

· Community event participation
o Represent
CSE/CVRP while working within outreach booth at all approved community events
o Research
event opportunities to participate in (requires developing an understanding of
the landscape of assigned areas to identify where efforts should be focused)
o Coordinate
needs for event participation, including negotiating booth location and cost
with event organizers, contract management, logistics (transporting booth
to/from event locations, and setting up/tearing down booth) and any other needs

· Account Coordination for Community Based Organizations (CBOs)
o Liaise
with local CBOs to ensure CVRP participation in outreach
o Train
CBOs and staff on CVRP and event/presentation activity
o Provide
CBOs with support and services for effective outreach activities
Community workshop presentation coordination
o Research presentation opportunities to participate in
o Coordinating workshops with local community leaders and organizations
o Assist in building/maintaining relationships with community partners
· Electric Vehicle (EV) Ride and Drive event coordination
o Lead coordination efforts for EV test drive events, including (but not limited to):
site selection, permitting, new car dealership/partner participation, staffing,
advertising/promotion, and execution
Car Dealership Outreach
o Coordinate car dealer update meeting to provide updates on CVRP
o Coordinate car dealer trainings for sales staff on CVRP
· Additional grass-roots event planning/coordination
o Assist in coordination of other types of grass-roots events aimed to engage members of low- to moderate-income and disadvantaged communities
o Types
of events can include (but are not limited to): electric vehicles, solar,
energy efficiency, health and wellness, community events etc.
· Administrative responsibilities across all event types include:
o Oversee inventory of all outreach materials, monitor supplies (re-ordering and repairing as needed), and organization of those items (quality assurance)
  • Track event/presentation
  • and partnership metrics (ie. event attendance, emails, number of quality
  • conversations had, etc.) for internal/external reporting purposes in
  • Salesforce and/or other reporting as needed
o Uphold CSE and CVRP branding standards with regards to materials to be used at events
o Assist with culturally sensitive new outreach tools, handouts and materials as needed
to adapt to local communities
Event/Presentation Follow Up
· Execute effective follow up techniques with contacts made at events
· Assist in collection of attendee emails interested in gaining additional information on CVRP
· Create communications that reinforce key outreach messaging and encourages event attendees to take action with CVRP
· Address frequently asked questions, local issues, and/or provide other information that was brought up at specific events
· Create social media posts for specific platforms
Skills & Qualifications:

· Education: Bachelor’s degree suggested and or
· 2-3 years of experience in community outreach or other areas directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified
· Bilingual
(reading, writing and speaking) in both English and Spanish or Hmong or Mandarin or Tagalog is preferred
· Excellent customer service, interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills, and the ability to build strong professional relationships over the phone and in person
· Demonstrated fluency in using standard office software packages (MS Office: Access, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook) and Salesforce
· Strong multitasking ability, attention to detail and organizational skills
· Able to follow through on assignments and projects within required budgets and deadlines
· Familiarity with federal and California regulations related to transportation, energy, and air quality a plus
· Excellent time and stress management skills
· Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills
· Strong conflict management skills
· Independent, self-starter
· A passion for sustainable energy, customers and solving problems quickly and creatively will be valued