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Community Impact Manager - Rhode Island



Providence, RI, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2024

Essential Job Functions

Under the direction of the Sr. Director of Community Impact, the Manager of Community Impact will be expected to perform the following tasks:

  • Lead PosiGen’s community education and engagement activities in Rhode Island. They will be the public representative for PosiGen within the community.
  • Manage and coordinate with the sales, operations, and marketing teams to hold local events to increase PosiGen’s visibility, reputation, and impact.
  • Provide education on solar, energy efficiency, and other related topics to local stakeholders.
  • Meaningfully engage with local community leaders and groups on environmental and economic topics that align with PosiGen’s mission. This may include attending local meetings or webinars, participating in advocacy campaigns, or providing other forms of support.
  • Develop and manage workforce development programs and initiatives with local partners or internally, in coordination with Human Resources, where available and as directed by the Sr. Director.
  • Serve as the main point of contact for participation with program administrators for the Affordable Solar Access Pathways Program or local officials for municipal Solar For All campaigns. This may include tracking program participation and helping other departments within PosiGen overcome challenges that arise during program participation.
  • Manage local charitable giving and/or fundraising programs.
  • Develop new strategies, materials, or messaging to reach underserved and disadvantaged communities in the applicable states or regions.
  • Work collaboratively with the Public Policy team on policy issues, advocacy campaigns, and customer engagement where appropriate.
  • Assist the Marketing and Public Relations team in telling the PosiGen story and how PosiGen is providing a positive impact in communities.
  • Document and track PosiGen’s community impact for use in impact reports and for B Corp certification.

Qualifications and Competencies

  • Highly ethical and high personal standards of behavior.
  • A passion for helping others and achieving meaningful results.
  • Ability to navigate a fast-paced, dynamic environment while juggling priorities and deadlines.
  • A team player who can also work independently, take initiative to identify opportunities or challenges, and think strategically to help PosiGen make a positive impact on the communities we serve.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to authentically connect.
  • Positive and enthusiastic attitude and good work ethic.
  • Working knowledge and proficiency with Google Workspace products and services is a benefit.
  • Experience working with communities, non-profits, and local and state governments is preferred.
  • A general understanding of solar and energy efficiency offerings and the ability to communicate the benefits effectively to a diverse set of stakeholders.
  • Having a creative and problem-solving approach to challenges.


  • Bachelor degree is preferred but not required.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in the residential solar industry, an energy-related field, government, or community engagement is preferred. Additional experience is beneficial.
  • Knowledge of local community groups, organizing principles, and solar energy and energy efficiency products is preferred.

About PosiGen

PosiGen is a people-centric, rapidly growing residential solar company committed to making Solar For ALL a reality. We aim to simplify solar, improve home efficiency, and generate opportunities for the underserved through our first of its kind, no credit check, guaranteed savings solar leasing program.

As employees at PosiGen, we are passionate about furthering our mission of Solar For ALL. At PosiGen, we celebrate the individual and foster an environment where employees can be their true self. We strive to live every day by our values:

  • Act with Integrity
  • Be Humble, Be Kind
  • Collaborate and Seek to Understand
  • Deliver on our Promises
  • Engage Passionately

PosiGen is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. Individuals who require reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act in order to participate in the search process should notify the Office of Human Resources.

Base Salary
$65,000$75,000 USD