Therma Holdings LLC

Consultant, Content and Communications - RE Tech Advisors

Falls Church, VA, USA Req #222
Wednesday, May 4, 2022
RE Tech Advisors, a Therma Holdings company

RE Tech Advisors is a growing woman-led business that operates at the intersection of sustainability and buildings. We serve real estate and private equity investment clients with over $1 trillion under management, as well as major government agencies including the Department of Energy (DOE) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). By joining the team at RE Tech Advisors, you will work closely with industry leaders who are driving national and global sustainability trends. Our clients are on the cutting edge of sustainability and real estate management, which is exactly where you want to be to realize your own personal growth objectives.

Are you looking for an opportunity that combines your passion for sustainability and communications to support national energy and decarbonization programs? We have the role for you! 

RE Tech Advisors is currently seeking a highly motivated, experienced, and passionate Consultant, Content and Communications.  This position will support the US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Better Buildings Program to facilitate the development, promotion, and optimization of case studies, resources, partner solutions, and programs and events. We are seeking an individual with a strong background communications, editing, and website content management.  This is an exciting opportunity to join a rapidly growing ESG advisory firm to accelerate the transition to a low-carbon future.

This position is based out of our headquarters office in Tysons Corner, VA. RE Tech supports a hybrid work model with flexible work schedules that include a mix of in office and work from home. 

Who We Are

RE Tech Advisors is a growing, woman-led business of over 80 ESG professionals. We deliver results at the intersection of engineering, technology and sustainability.RE Tech is proud to have many of the most progressive and ambitious clients including commercial real estate portfolios, private equity investors, federal agencies, and manufacturing companies. By joining the team at RE Tech Advisors, you will work closely with industry leaders who are driving national and global sustainability initiatives -- which is exactly where you want to be to realize your own professional growth objectives. 

RE Tech Advisors is committed to creating a diverse work environment and proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer m/w/iwd/pv. We encourage diversity and offer inclusiveness and equal opportunities during every stage of our hiring process and in employment. We pride ourselves on the diversity and inclusiveness of our workforce. Having a diverse workforce gives us a competitive advantage that brings us a wider pool of talent and greater insight into the diverse needs of our clients. We cultivate an environment of diversity and inclusion by making individuals feel welcomed and able to do their best day in and day out. 

What we are looking for in you: 

Education and Experience: 

  • A Bachelor’s degree in a related field of study. 
  • 3-5 years of professional consulting experience and/or communications and website content management experience, ideally with experience in sustainability, energy efficiency, or related field. Do not include internship experience in calculating your years of professional experience; but do include it in your resume. 

Essential Knowledge and Skills: 

  • Exceptional written communication skills with a propensity to write in a clear, concise manner to convey points effectively and with the appropriate tone and professionalism. 
  • Excellent verbal communication skills to effectively interact with and build confidence with internal and external contacts. Attention to detail and ability to review own work to ensure quality. 
  • Ability to closely track projects and tasks to ensure on-time and on-budget high-quality deliverables. 
  • High degree of initiative, proactiveness, drive, enthusiasm, energy, and follow through. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated professionalism and mutual respect of others. 
  • Ability to identify and learn from mistakes to take corrective action. 
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and be accountable for completing work on time. 
  • Demonstrated passion for sustainability and strong interest in applying that to the built environment. 
  • Experience with direct client communication and ability to gain confidence and trust. 
  • Demonstrated professionalism and mutual respect of others. 
  • A creative, problem-solving mindset with strong critical thinking skills. 
  • A strong work ethic with the ability to handle multiple time-sensitive priorities and excel in a fast-paced, self-directed environment. 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) to effectively review and generate communications, reports, graphs, charts, and presentations. 
  • Experience in consulting and client engagement. 

Essential Job Functions: 

The successful candidate will ensure consistent and timely delivery of communications materials for the DOE Better Buildings Program as well as oversee the maintenance and optimization of the Better Buildings Solution Center. This position will work across DOE, RE Tech, and subcontractor teams to coordinate information and deliverables, including the following responsibilities: 

Work with the Better Buildings DOE team to: 

  • Review, edit, and when requested draft partner solutions, case studies, fact sheets, and guidance documents for the Better Buildings Solution Center. 
  • Train Better Buildings staff on the various solution types as well as on access and navigation of the website for posting of content. 
  • Create, maintain, and ensure execution of communications schedule including both delivery dates and production timelines. 
  • Draft e-blasts, code, and schedule in GovDelivery, DOE’s email marketing platform. Serve as the primary point of contact for GovDelivery. 
  • Review/edit social media posts and provide input on content calendar in coordination with editorial calendar. 
  • Day-to-day upkeep of the Better Buildings Solution Center, a comprehensive library of case studies, resources, blogs, webinars, and program information that is the external-facing tool for the Better Buildings Initiative. 
  • Work in collaboration with DOE’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) developer team at Accenture for back-end updates. 
  • Serve as the primary point of contact to the offices, labs, and contractors that work on Better Buildings and may require assistance with web updates. The role will also serve as a liaison to EERE for the Better Buildings Library, a government archive. 
  • Maintain schedule and oversee execution of content updates, including both maintenance as well as new site builds. 
  • Work collaboratively with the design team to design new page builds and determine most effective location in the existing infrastructure to ensure result is intuitive and user-friendly. 
  • Working knowledge and experience with Content Management Systems 
  • Basic knowledge of HTML and web hosting platforms 
  • Develop positive working relationships with DOE teams, including regular communication with both technical and management stakeholders, contractors, and subcontractors. 
  • Work independently with little-to-no oversight on simple projects. 
  • Delegate appropriate tasks to entry-level team members and ensure tasks are completed correctly and on time. 
  • Exercise judgement and self-prioritize assignments daily, identifying and communicating issues before they become problems. 
  • Develop accurate, on-time and on-budget high-quality deliverables. 
  • Develop strong relationships among staff through superior written and verbal communications strategies. Develop relationships with client contacts. 
  • Exhibit strong organizational and time management skills, with attention to detail. 
  • Support client deliverable processes and identify opportunities for improvement. 
  • Function as a highly productive team member in interdisciplinary groups that include technical and non-technical staff. 
  • Perform other duties as assigned. 

Additional desired skills and experience: 

  • Specify in your cover letter and application if you have experience in one or more of the areas listed below. 
    • Knowledge of energy efficiency and renewable energy financing, including financing mechanisms, major players, and market trends 
    • Experience working for a government agency or department, such as DOE or EPA 
    • Experience with government contracts 

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer. 
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at a time. 
Health and Welfare Benefits
  • Health and Welfare
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Prescription drug
  • Employee assistance program
Personal Benefits
  • Paid vacation
  • Company-paid holidays
  • Bereavement leave
  • Jury duty
Financial Benefits
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan
  • Company-paid long-term disability insurance
  • AD&D insurance
  • Life insurance
About Therma Holdings
Therma Holdings (“Therma”) is an integrated energy solutions provider that is accelerating the energy transition in the built environment. Our company’s core services help clients achieve their energy objectives, principally with respect to reliability and resiliency, decarbonization, and cost savings.

Key services include: 
  • environmental, social and governance (“ESG”) strategic advisory services
  • consulting engineering, with a focus on high performance, sustainable design
  • construction of energy efficiency, MEP, and renewable generation projects
  • alternative delivery solutions such as performance contracting and Energy-as-a-Service (“EaaS”)
Therma services a highly diverse set of customers and end-markets, including technology & data centers, government & defense, semiconductors, healthcare, biopharma, higher education and K-12 schools, commercial real estate, manufacturing, and agricultural / process industries, among others. Example clients include Amazon, Siemens, Apple, Google, Cargill, Tesla, Kellogg’s, Intel, Facebook, U.S. Air Force, Stanford University, Genentech, UCLA, and Cedars-Sinai Hospital, among many others.  

Therma has 3,250+ employees and 30+ offices across the United States, and is owned by Blackstone, one the largest alternative asset managers in the world with $731 billion of assets under management.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
Therma Holdings and its affiliate companies are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information (including family medical history), political affiliation, military service, other non-merit-based factors, and any other characteristic protected under applicable local, state or federal laws and regulations.

To all recruitment agencies
Therma Holdings and its affiliate companies do not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Do not forward resumes to our career’s alias or employees of Therma Holdings and/or its affiliate companies. Therma Holdings and/or its affiliate companies are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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  • Falls Church, VA, USA