The Philadelphia Green Capital Corp. (PGCC) seeks an operations and/or administration professional to support internal operations, grant management, and programs.
To Apply: Submit a brief cover letter describing why you are the best fit for this position, along with a resume to Maryrose Myrtetus, Executive Director, at email@example.com. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Inquiries or clarifications are preferred to be submitted via email.
The Philadelphia Green Capital Corp. (PGCC) is the “green bank” affiliate of the Philadelphia Energy Authority (PEA). PGCC’s mission is to connect projects to capital, driving a robust, equitable, clean energy market in Philadelphia. The creation of PGCC scales and amplifies PEA’s current work and brings new financial products to the Philadelphia region’s clean energy economy.
PEA, an independent municipal authority, is a quasi-government entity, chartered by City Council and the Mayor in 2010. In 2016, in partnership with City Council President Darrell Clarke, PEA launched the Philadelphia Energy Campaign, a $1 billion, 10-year investment in energy efficiency and clean energy projects to create 10,000 jobs. Through 2021, PEA has helped launch almost $300MM in projects and created 2,500 jobs. PEA views energy as a high-impact tool for reducing poverty, improving education, strengthening communities, and leveraging public investment.
Job Title: Operations Coordinator
Reports to: Executive Director
Number of direct reports: 0
Office Location: 1400 JFK Blvd (City Hall), Room 566, Philadelphia, PA 19107. Note: PGCC employees are working remotely as appropriate during the Covid-19 pandemic. The organization expects to institute a flexible hybrid in-person/remote work schedule in 2023. Position requires employee to reside in the Philadelphia area within 6 months of start date.
Open Date: July 11, 2022
Close Date: When filled. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis.
Exempt/Non-Exempt Status: Exempt (Full-Time)
The Operations Coordinator will work directly with the Executive Director and Senior Associate to support PGCC’s programmatic and administrative functions. The Operations Coordinator’s primary responsibilities will fall in the following categories:
- Operations (~60% of time):
- Track expenses, process invoices, process vendor payments, and work closely with PGCC’s accountant on accounts receivable and payable processing
- Coordinate banking functions, including making and verifying ACH and wire payments, and occasionally preparing checks
- Serve as primary point of contact with independent auditors to coordinate the annual audit and preparation of necessary financial forms
- Maintain a filing and record retention system (digital and hard copy files) for all PGCC documents
- With the Executive Director, manage the financials for grants received from foundations and government sources (e.g. – track spending, employee time, and impact metrics as required by each grant )
- Manage content and functionality of PGCC’s website, Mailchimp, and social media accounts
- Assist Executive Director in preparing for Board meetings and presentations
- With the Executive Director, manage human resources functions, including employee records, documentation, payroll, and benefits
- Manage the intern hiring and support onboarding process
- Support other operational functions as needed
- Programmatic (~40% of time):
- Support PGCC’s collaboration with PEA on the Built to Last program, a low-income home repair program that aims to serve 10,000 homes in the next 10 years. Work will include tracking and managing payments to facilitate home repairs, as well as tracking information for grant reporting.
- Support administration of PGCC’s low-income solar support and solar renewable energy credit (SREC) donation program, including processing donations, communicating with donors, and tracking and reporting on program success
- Support Senior Associate with event planning, marketing, and community outreach as needed
- Candidates with a majority, but not necessarily all, of the below qualifications are encouraged to apply:
- Bachelors’ degree preferred
- Strong attention to detail, personal integrity, dependability, organizational skills, and a willingness to learn
- Relevant work experience non-profit operations, grant management, program management, accounting, or record keeping
- Experience in a non-profit, start-up, governmental, or entrepreneurial environment
- Strong written and verbal communication skills
- Alignment with PGCC’s mission as demonstrated by an interest or experience in clean energy, climate change, social impact work, sustainability, economic development, poverty/equity work, or other area of aligned interest
- Ability to work effectively with multiple stakeholders and organization partners
- Entrepreneurial self-starter, with high emotional intelligence, curiosity, and a desire to work collaboratively
- Proficiency with the following technologies is preferred: MS Office (including Excel and PowerPoint), Google suite, social media, QuickBooks, Salesforce, Mailchimp, project management platforms, records management systems
Through intentional hiring practices, PGCC is committed to fostering a respectful, diverse, and inclusive workplace. PGCC is an Equal Opportunity employer and does not tolerate discrimination based on race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, source of income, familial status, genetic information or domestic or sexual violence victim status.
Salary & Benefits: Compensation will be commensurate with experience and skill set, with a target salary range of $55,000-$65,000. Benefits include (but are not limited to) a generous healthcare package, retirement benefits, and paid time off.