Do you want to play a critical role in transitioning Victoria 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 the role of Victoria State Manager with 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 at here
. About the role
The Victoria State Manager will be responsible for setting up and leading our operations in Melbourne. 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 run EnergyLab's Acceleration Program in Melbourne 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 Victoria State Manager needs to be able to build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders 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 Victoria 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
The successful candidate will also have an extensive personal network in Melbourne and be willing to leverage their connections for the benefit of EnergyLab and the startups we support. For example, recruiting people to join EnergyLab's mentor network.
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 Coding:
Proficiency in Python and familiarity with Django Key detailsLocation:
Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaSalary:
$80,000 per annum, including superannuation Commitment:
Full time Start date:
May 2017 Reporting to:
The Managing Director and the Operations DirectorTo 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.