Project Coordinator, Fleet Programs

Job Location
San Diego, CA

About the Center for Sustainable Energy®

Center for Sustainable Energy (CSE) is an independent, mission-driven nonprofit organization with offices in San Diego, Oakland, Los Angeles and Boston. We accelerate the adoption of clean and efficient energy solutions via program administration, technical assistance, policy innovation, and other forms of market facilitation. We are uniquely positioned and engaged with a variety of stakeholders and market actors, including policy-makers, state and federal agencies, regional and local governments, utilities, business and civic leaders, and individuals in both the general market and equity sectors. Our technical areas of focus include distributed energy resources (renewable energy, energy efficiency, energy storage, fuel cells, combined heat and power) and clean transportation.

Represents CSE and programs such as the Clean Vehicle Rebate Project (CVRP) at Fleet stakeholder locations and Fleet related events. Responsible for educating and engaging target audiences (B2B) about the benefits offered through CSE’s programs.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

Fleet Outreach

  • Lead fleet education efforts through in-person visits and coordination of info sessions with fleet managers and stakeholders.
  • Organize and coordinate the CVRP fleet webinar series.
  • Organize regional events to promote CVRP in a public style forum.
  • Collect and process data from program participants.
  • Support training Outreach Coordinators in fleet engagement.
  • Support launching and collecting surveys from fleet engagement activities and programs.
  • Identify key accounts and build/maintain relationships with fleets in California.
  • Represent CSE and their programs while creating engagement opportunities at all fleet sites and approved fleet community events.
  • Provide social media kit to all new CVRP public fleet participants.
  • Coordinate needs for fleet site visits and trainings, event participation, including negotiating booth location and cost with event organizers, contract management, logistics (transporting collateral to/from event locations, and setting up/tearing down displays), and any other needs that may be required.
  • Oversee inventory of all outreach materials, monitor supplies (re-ordering and repairing as needed), and organization of those items (quality assurance).
  • Create and update fleet collateral in accordance with program guidelines outlined in the CVRP implementation manual.
  • Identify key accounts and build/maintain relationships with fleets in California.
  • Salesforce account management.
    • Enter all fleet event data into Salesforce including but not limited to phone calls, emails, and in-person visits.

Fleet Outreach Follow Up

  • Ensure effective follow up with contacts made at fleets and events.
  • Assist in the creation of email templates to be sent to fleet contacts and event attendees whose email addresses were collected.
  • Create communications that reinforce key outreach messaging and encourages fleet contacts and event attendees to take action.
  • Increase website traffic and create extended outreach opportunities as a result of proper fleet and event follow up communications.
  • Address frequently asked questions, fleet issues, and/or provide other information that was brought up at specific fleets and events. 
  • Track fleet and event outreach metrics (i.e. event attendance, volume of collateral distributed, number of quality conversations had) for internal/external reporting purposes.


Partnership Developments

  • Participate in the development of new, regional partnerships that will assist in meeting program goals.
  • Develop fleet “tool kit” to be used in reaching out to potential partners.
  • Assist in maintaining relationships with fleet and fleet partners, ensuring they have materials they need to disseminate information to their respective audience/customers.
  • Assist in creating content for the statewide fleet newsletter email.

Role Specific Responsibilities


Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


  • Strong public speaking ability and presence.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to produce high quality work in a fast-pace environment; accuracy and attention to detail is essential.
  • Experience in Office 365; must be proficient in Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Self-motivated and has the ability to work independently or as part of a team.
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills: must display patience, humor and helpfulness at all times.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and deadlines.
  • Proactive in risk mitigation.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Knowledge of APA writing guidelines.
  • Flexibility to work overtime as necessary.
  • Outgoing and professional attitude that engages and informs through public interaction.
  • Excellent customer service skills.




  • Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, environmental science/systems, or a related field.


  • 2-3 years of professional office experience.

Licenses, Certificates or Registrations:

  • None required



Work Environment:

  • Works in an office environment.
  • Frequent travel to fleet and fleet stakeholder sites (50-80% travel)
  • Travel to community events, trade shows, stakeholder meetings and other activities away from CSE work location involving evening and/or weekend work.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

  • Must have manual dexterity sufficient to operate a computer keyboard and other equipment customarily present in an office environment.
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds in order to transport, set up and take down booth.…
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CSE is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
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