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EnergyLab is recruiting for a Queensland State Manager
Do you want to play a critical role in transitioning Queensland and Australia to 100% clean energy? Are you looking for a role where you have ownership over building not only a part of a growing organisation but also a broader community of clean energy entrepreneurs? Then we hope you will consider applying for the role of Queensland State Manager with EnergyLab.


About EnergyLab

EnergyLab is Australia's leading platform for launching new energy businesses. Our Acceleration Program was the first in Australia to focus exclusively on energy startups and is attached to the $27 million Clean Energy Seed Fund. We also run other events and programs to support clean energy innovation in Australia, such as public discussion, hackathons and a pre-acceleration program. Having developed these initiatives in Sydney, we are now expanding nationally and internationally. You can read more about us here.


About the role

The Queensland State Manager will be responsible for setting up and leading our operations in Brisbane. The successful candidate will need to be highly organised, capable of working autonomously and able to manage multiple projects at once. They need to be reliable, have excellent attention to detail, capable of communicating professionally, and able to manage stakeholders.

While the role will adapt as EnergyLab grows, it is likely to include the following responsibilities:

Program management: The top priority of the role is to successfully coordinate EnergyLab's Acceleration Program in Brisbane

Event management: A large part of the role will involve running public events (such as panel discussions and hackathons) and private events (such as workshops)

Stakeholder / relationship management: EnergyLab is reliant on the support of our sponsors and partners so the Queensland State Manager needs to be able to build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders

Community management: Managing the co-working space and network of startups in the office

Public speaking: The role will occasionally involve public speaking opportunities such as being MC at events and facilitating panel discussions

Written business communication: Being able to communicate in fluent English will be important for managing stakeholders and building EnergyLab's community in Queensland

Media and public relations: Communicating publicly and engaging with the media is a critical tool in raising awareness about EnergyLab's activities and encouraging more people to start clean energy startups

Possession of any of the following skills and experience will be considered a bonus, although are not necessary to apply:

Grant writing: A track record in writing successful grant applications

Marketing: Experience designing and executing marketing strategies, including proficiency in writing blog articles, press releases and/or marketing copy

Social media: Experience building an online presence through social media platforms such as Twitter and Facebook

Design: A talent for visual design, especially web design, and experience with the Adobe Creative Suite


Key details

Location: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Commitment: Full time
Salary: $70-80k per annum, including superannuation
Start date: As soon as possible
Reporting to: The Executive Director and the Operations Director


To apply

If you are interested in applying, please email your cover letter and resume to [email protected]. Your cover letter should be no longer than one page and explain why you are interested in the role and why you are well suited to it. Your resume should be one or two pages in length.

Please apply as soon as possible as we will be assessing application on a rolling basis.