Greenville or Spartanburg, SC
Greenville, SC 29601
Mon Aug 02 2021 23:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
Thu Jun 24 2021 23:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
$42,000 to $48,000
How to Apply
To apply, send a cover letter and resume via email to by 5:00pm on June 24, 2021. No phone calls please.
The Energy Advocate reports to the State Policy Director and will be responsible for managing Upstate Forever's involvement in energy-related issues, focusing on two main fronts: 1) advocating for clean, renewable energy and efficiency and 2) protecting the Upstate from new fossil fuel projects such as pipelines and gas plants that negatively impact the air, water, and communities in the ten-county region of Upstate South Carolina. Regular office hours will initially be remote until it is safe to return to the office, after which, the position can be located in either the Greenville or Spartanburg office.
A. Coalition and stakeholder duties - represent the interest of Upstate Forever in numerous collaborative efforts.
B. Legislative activities - represent the interests of Upstate Forever in the SC Statehouse.
C. Monitor and respond to potential fossil fuel projects or incident threats and assess proper organizational involvement.
D. Grant writing.
E. Communications - assist Upstate Forever with relevant social media content and blog posts.
Skills and Requirements
A. Strong oral and written communication skills
B. Computer skills - Gmail, Microsoft Word and Excel, Adobe Acrobat
C. Self- Motivated and Part of a Team
D. Travel - independent travel around Upstate Forever's ten-county region and to Statehouse in Columbia, SC