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Research Associate, Collaborative Efficiency – Washington state

Organization: Collaborative Efficiency

Position Title: Research Associate

Location: Seattle, Washington

Application Deadline: April 6, 2015

Description: The Research Associate will report primarily to the Senior Associate, but will also work closely with the CEO. Duties will focus on providing research and writing for a range of projects on an as-needed basis. Additional duties include assisting with the strategy and implementation of company marketing and business development initiatives. There is some flexibility in the location of this new position. Ideally the person could live and work out of Seattle or Spokane, but could work remotely.


  • Conduct online and interview-based research (e.g. with experts, utilities, and vendors) on energy efficiency-related topics, such as best in class utility programs, new products, technologies, trends and business services.
  • Co-author publications ranging from technical reports to grant proposals.
  • Develop content for company website, blog, newsletter and marketing collateral.
  • Assist with proposals and tracking business prospects using Salesforce.


  • Minimum of 2 years of relevant work experience in research, writing and/or editing.
  • Excellent writer, researcher and editor.
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently.
  • Strong interpersonal skills; comfortable working with a range of clients over the phone and conducting interviews with subject matter experts.
  • Ability to work on multiple concurrent projects and meet deadlines.
  • Positive attitude and interest in subject matter.
  • Past job experience with an electric utility or in the energy efficiency industry.
  • Bachelor’s degree in an environmental-related field is preferred but not required.
  • Expertise formatting documents and creating models in Excel.
  • Familiarity with WordPress, Salesforce and MailChimp.

How to Apply: Send a short cover letter and resume to¬†[email protected]

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