UGE is a leader in the distributed energy market, breaking ground with innovative products and business models for the locations where energy matters most. Based in NYC, we have deployed projects in nearly 80 countries to customers including large government agencies, high profile corporate clients, the telecoms industry, and residential customers.
UGE is looking to expand its marketing team with the addition of a PR and communications position. The PR and Communications Associate will focus on building awareness and securing high profile placements within the worldwide cleantech energy community and other related industries through engagement with media, business owners, and industry influencers. They will also assist in the representation and management of UGE’s brand through online social interaction, as well as assist in incoming and outgoing company communications.
Responsibilities for this position will include leading UGE's global PR strategy, research and development of press releases, achieving placements within targeted press publications, working with the business development team to determine key markets to target, managing our email marketing campaigns and social media content, and coordinating events including trade shows, training seminars, speaking opportunities, and office activities.
We are seeking a candidate who has a Bachelors degree in Marketing, Public Relations or Communications or similar, and 1-5 years experience in a communication-heavy role, with a good knowledge of the clean tech industry. The ideal candidate can demonstrate success in that previous role, and can confidently lead UGE's broad communications efforts. This employee will work very closely with other members of the marketing team, and basic familiarity with visual design software, the Microsoft Office suite, Vertical Response and HTML is preferred. The candidate should be comfortable working in cross-disciplinary groups, as the position will require working closely with our engineering, business development, and finance teams, as well as our international offices. Familiarity with other languages is also preferred, but not a requirement.
Please state in your cover letter what sets you apart from other candidates applying to this position and how you can help UGE reach the next level in its PR and communications efforts. We look forward to your application through the careers page of our website (http://www.urbangreenenergy.com/uge-careers/pr-and-communications)!