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Job Title: Program Outreach Specialist      Job ID: 10004

Salary Range: $65,000.00 To 85,000.00 Annually

Willdan is a national leader in implementing energy efficiency programs. The exciting and growing energy efficiency sector provides Willdan employees with an opportunity to contribute to the clean energy economy. We are seeking a motivated professional to join our team on an energy efficiency program for small commercial buildings in New York City. Come grow with us!


Job Summary

Willdan is seeking a Program Outreach Specialist to join our innovative and creative team. Willdan is an industry-leading energy solutions provider with services ranging from electric grid optimization to energy efficiency to energy design assistance. Our nationwide team of expert engineers, economists, and scientists develop trusted, comprehensive solutions and best-in-class applications for our clients.


The Program Outreach Specialist will proactively recruit construction projects into our energy design assistance programs, which serve our electric and gas utility clients. The Program Outreach Specialist will identify, research, and assist with recruiting ideal projects into new construction incentive programs. Success in this role will contribute to real, measurable cost savings for our clients and has the potential to make a meaningful impact towards carbon emissions reduction across the US.


Essential Functions & Responsibilities

  • Identify, track, and cultivate prospective participants in select utility programs

  • Engage in regular outreach including architect/engineer lunch and learns, trade show presentations, cold calling, and active participation in local professional organizations

  • Form and maintain positive relationships with customers and partners

  • Work with practice group managers and program managers to meet participation and revenue goals for the programs

  • Work with program managers to procure applications and drawings from prospective participants

  • Forecast project enrollment to assist practice group managers with intelligence, assessment, planning, and strategy as it relates to the delivery of contracted work

  • Plan and prepare in advance for the outcome Willdan wants from a discussion or presentation while balancing the needs of the utility client

  • Present information in a manner consistent with Willdan’s brand and goals

Minimum Qualifications

  • Excellent organization and communication (verbal and written) skills

  • Motivated and self-directed with an ability to follow through on commitments 

  • Ability to complete work assignments and projects on time or in advance of scheduled deadlines

  • Bachelor's degree in Communications, Business Administration, Business Management, Marketing, Finance,

  • Accounting, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering, or related field OR 5+ years of sales or marketing experience in the construction, architecture, or engineering industry 


Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of the local architectural design and construction industry 

  • Quantitative and critical thinking skills 

  • Graphic design skills 

  • Ability to meet obstacles with resourcefulness and generate innovative approaches and ideas for improving work

  • Ability to listen carefully and impartially to others and gauge their wants, risks, and needs prior to speaking

EEO Non-Discrimination and ADA Reasonable Accommodation Statement: 

Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital or partnership status, disability, military status, veteran status, pregnancy or predisposing genetic characteristics. Willdan does not discriminate on the basis of physical or mental disability where the essential functions of the job can be reasonably accommodated. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify us.

How to apply?

To apply for this opening, please email our career services team with the following:

  • An introductory email notating which opening you’re interested in being considered

  • Your LinkedIn profile url (if you have one)

  • An updated resume in pdf format

  • An updated cover letter in pdf format

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