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Outreach Coordinator

Job ID:  651

Tacoma, WA, US, 98409

Puget Sound Energy is looking to grow our community with like-minded, top talented individuals like you!  With our rapidly growing, award winning energy efficiency programs, our pathway to an exciting and innovative future is now.


PSE's Corporate Communications team is looking for qualified candidates to fill an open Outreach Coordinator position!

Job Description

Works with PSE’s communities on promoting and implementing energy efficiency and customer renewable projects with local governments, businesses, community organizations and directly with customers. Links PSE residential and business energy efficiency program targets with community goals. Works with local community stakeholders and the energy efficient communities market manager on the design of outreach initiatives to achieve appropriate community involvement in PSE’s Energy Efficiency (EE) programs, and other PSE programs and services.  Upholds the safety compliance standards inherent in PSE’s operating and/or field procedures related to work responsibilities. Promotes and supports a culture of total safety.

Job Responsibilities
  • Assesses communities’ energy efficiency potential and coordinates with energy efficiency program managers to ensure consistent delivery of programs to achieve goals and targets.
  • Works on implementing energy efficient communities’ strategy for effectively engaging communities with energy efficiency department goals.
  • Develops and manages relationships with key local energy efficiency stakeholders, including chambers of commerce and business associations.
  • Integrates division strategies with other PSE department’s customer strategies in their region (e.g. operations, community and business services and corporate communications)
  • Identifies opportunities and energy savings potential in the underserved sectors in coordination with EE program staff to promote community-based energy efficiency initiatives.
  • Promote general customer service and referrals to all of PSE programs and services.
  • Coordinates with community services team in region to ensure local stakeholders have understanding of PSE’s EE programs.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent combination of training and/or education.
  • 3 years experience with program coordination and/or management, planning and budgetary responsibility.
  • Experience with community outreach.
  • Experience in coordinating and/or managing relationships with outside vendors or communities.
  • Strong oral and communication skills.
  • Excellent communication, organization, presentation and analytical skills.
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience in sustainable marketing/social marketing.
  • Understanding of utility business model.
  • Knowledge of energy efficiency, renewable energy, electrified transportation, corporate responsibility and sustainability.
  • Strong ability to work independently, but also contribute to the overall team goals, while embracing a shared vision.
  • Ability to work successfully in networking with external stakeholders and communities representing diverse interests in the formulation of collaborative and viable partnerships.
  • Ability to build strong relationships with internal and external constituents, utilize creative thinking and problem identification and resolution skills.
  • Strong project management skills and willingness to engage in “hands-on” activities as necessary.     
  • Proficient computer skills with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Additional Information

Families and businesses depend on PSE to provide the energy they need to pursue their dreams.  Our steadfast commitment to serving Washington communities with safe, dependable and efficient energy started in 1873.  Today we're building the Northwest's energy future through efforts like our award winning energy efficiency programs and our leadership in renewable energy.


At PSE we value and respect our employees and provide them opportunities to excel. We offer an expansive pay package that includes competitive compensation, annual goals-based incentive bonuses, comprehensive benefits, 401(K), a company paid retirement pension plan, and an employee assistance and wellness program.


Puget Sound Energy is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, veteran status or presence of a disability that with or without reasonable accommodation does not prevent performance of the essential functions of the job. Should you have a disability that requires assistance and/or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources Staffing department at jobs@pse.com or 425-462-3017.

Nearest Major Market: Tacoma