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Senior Climate and Energy Advisor (Remote)

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$90,000 - $110,000 DOE

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Sep 14, 2023

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Heartland Fund is seeking a Senior Advisor for Climate and Energy to support the new Resource Rural program. The position requires a strategic leader who is committed to enabling rural and tribal communities to advance their goals for climate resilience and energy security by leveraging newly available federal resources under the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, the Inflation Reduction Act, and other federal legislation. They will drive the creation of resources, tools, and support to advance the work of place-based partners focused on climate, energy, and economic development goals.

The Senior Advisor will play a key role in helping place-based partners and grantees track, understand, and apply for the various federal funding opportunities, leverage national and regional organizations and resources that can support local efforts, and advance storytelling and policy engagement goals.

We are looking for a collaborative team player with a track record of designing new initiatives and marshaling resources to advance priorities in underserved communities, a commitment to equitable rural prosperity, and a passion for promoting climate resilience and energy security in rural communities. The successful candidate will be a service-oriented project manager and a resourceful and strategic leader.

This is an exciting and dynamic position with opportunities for leadership and rewarding collaborations with local rural and tribal leaders. You will have an opportunity to help develop and implement a brand new initiative with a diverse range of partners. We are actively building a small but mighty team to enable historic, equitable investment in rural America.


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APPLY ONLINE - Applications will be reviewed and considered on a rolling basis, with interviews anticipated to start in October 2023. The desired start date is November 2023.


This is a remote position with a salary range of $90,000 to $110,000 and includes a generous benefits package.

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