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Program Coordinator, Missouri Energy Initiative

Organization: Missouri Energy Initiative

Position Title: Program Coordinator

Location: Jefferson City, Kansas City or St. Louis, Missouri

Application Deadline: Position open until filled

Description: The Program Coordinator will work in conjunction with the Board of Directors and Executive Director to oversee implementation and development of agency programs. Candidates should have excellent writing and computer skills and must be highly organized with the ability to work under pressure and manage multiple deadlines. An understanding and experience in the energy and public policy field highly desired.

PERSONALITY SOUGHT: MEI seeks an energetic, adaptive and experienced take charge professional with ability to manage administration and logistics in small but growing non-profit public policy organization.


  • Work with Executive Director to implement the following programs: Energy Literacy, ShowMePACE, Midwest Energy Policy Conference by developing and implementing the PR/Marketing plan and strategy.
  • Work with Executive Director on developing new programs to meet MEI’s mission.
  • Develop outreach materials to accompany Program work, including press releases other media-related information.
  • Work with other staff and outside consultants to develop marketing materials, including Program flyers, the agency brochure, and the annual report.
  • Participate in community outreach events to promote MEI and its programs.
  • Create and implement social media strategies for the managed programs
  • Manage & Coordinate webpage maintenance—ensure that new and consistent information (article links, stories, and events) is posted regularly.
  • Track and measure the level of engagement within the network and partners over time.
  • Work with Executive Director on quarterly publications and public policy publications.

Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree or necessary experience.
  • Two years’ experience in a non-profit or association environment, preferably with an energy background.
  • Experience building collaborative groups, developing and implementing programs that focus on education, entrepreneurship, economic development and public outreach.
  • Excellent writing and editing skills; strong oral communication skills.
  • Great attention to detail and ability to stay organized and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • An ability to “change gears” and work collaboratively with internal staff and external partners.
  • Proficient using the latest versions of Microsoft Office, Salesforce, WordPress, and Google apps.
  • An ability to find and stay informed about projects and resources for partners.
  • Experience and comfort working in stressful, but rewarding situations.
  • A passionate and committed belief to factual, scientific and unbiased communication.
  • Sincere commitment to work collaboratively with all constituent groups, including staff, board members, volunteers, stakeholders and Program participants.
  • Understanding of energy issues, and public policy process.

How to Apply: Submit resume, cover letter, one writing sample, salary history and the three (3) references by email to info [AT] moenergy [DOT] org “Program Coordinator” in the subject line, no phone calls please.

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