• Programs and Policy Associate | Santa Monica, California

    Gladstein, Neandross & Associates (GNA) is seeking an Associate to join its Programs and Policy Department. Successful applicants will possess exceptional communication, organizational, analytical, and customer service skills. Candidates must have a “can-do” attitude, willingness to work hard in order to get the job done in a deadline-driven environment, and a passion for delivering excellence. Candidates must be self-starters with the ability to anticipate and fulfill supervisor and client needs. Candidates must possess a strong work ethic and the ability to adapt and remain calm when facing unforeseen challenges. Interdisciplinary, entrepreneurial thinkers with the ability to communicate complex ideas on paper to diverse audiences and a passion for knowledge and learning will thrive in our office and with our clients.

    Successful candidates must have an anything-it-takes approach; time management skills and ability to juggle multiple important projects; be curious and tenacious in the pursuit of knowledge; and have exceptional written communication skills. Professional experience is preferred and the right candidate will demonstrate a clear history of initiative, problem-solving, and results-driven excellence in all personal, academic, and professional endeavors.

    This position will consist mostly of Grant Tracking, Writing, and Reporting, which includes the following job responsibilities:

    • Support GNA’s highly successful grant writing and funding procurement team.
    • Track alternative fuel and advanced technology grant opportunities in assigned regions of the country, write grants as a team under guidance from management, and complete grant reporting compliance activities for grant funds obtained on behalf clients.
    • Assist public agencies in reviewing grant applications.
    • Exceptional organizational and writing skills are critical.

     

    Additional job duties could include:

    • Research: Conduct primary and secondary research on a broad spectrum of market, technical, and policy issues and assist in the development and production of high quality reports which provide this research to either specific or broad audiences.
    • Communications: Prepare regular memos on project status for clients and for staff. Create publication-quality and client-ready reports, marketing materials, correspondence, grant applications, presentations, and other communications that clearly and concisely summarize project goals, accomplishments and recommendations in the most compelling manner for the appropriate audience.
    • Client Relations: Professionally interact with industry contacts and clients on a regular basis, understand their business needs, provide consistent and well-prepared status reports on deliverables, manage and address unexpected developments, and communicate research and recommendations in a confidence-inspiring manner.
    • Project Management: Provide efficient and cost-effective results on both client and company projects. Must be capable of independently setting, tracking, and reporting on progress related for multiple project and billable hour goals. Must regularly report on progress, challenges, and approach to team leaders and management.
    • Outreach and Organization: Develop and implement strategies to communicate the objective of projects to diverse audiences, including business, government, non-profit organizations and community groups. Conduct surveying, data gathering, and informational awareness campaigns via telephone, internet, in person, and other outreach strategies. Interface directly with a variety of contacts in to gather information for various projects.

     

    The ideal candidate will possess the following:

    • Education: A BA or BS from a top-tier school and a strong potential for professional success is required. Candidates with or without degrees will be considered if they possess an exemplary record of success, leadership, and expertise relevant to our needs.
    • Professional Experience: 1-2 years of experience in fast-paced, deadline-driven environments are required. Experience working with alternative fuels, advanced transportation technology, renewable energy, air quality, or energy policy is a plus.
    • Skills: Exceptional leadership, management, writing, research, analytical, communication, public speaking and presentation, organization, facilitation, and interpersonal skills. In addition to a strong technical/analytical background and top-notch communications skills, an excellent grasp of business strategy, marketing methods, organizational and leadership issues is also necessary. Must be able to learn from constructive criticism and adapt to rapidly-changing project needs and priorities.
    • Expertise: Technical and analytical expertise in the environmental and/or energy domain, combined with some communications, or public relations experience a plus.
    • Language: Fluency in English is required and Spanish is a plus.
    • Ability to Travel: Travel may be required.

     

    COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:
    The position will offer a competitive and attractive compensation package that includes a base salary with the opportunity for a bonus based on performance and results produced.

    Full benefits package including medical, dental, and disability insurance. We also offer a 401k plan.

     

    HOW TO APPLY
    Qualified candidates should email a cover letter, resume, two (2) relevant writing samples and minimum salary requirements, to [email protected]. Be sure to include “ASSOCIATE POSITION” in the subject line of your email. You may also send your application packet by U.S. mail or submit it in person at our Santa Monica, CA offices at 2525 Ocean Park Blvd, Suite 200, Santa Monica, CA 90405.

     

    About Gladstein, Neandross & Associates
    Founded in 1993 and headquartered in Santa Monica, California and New York, New York, Gladstein, Neandross & Associates (GNA) helps many of the nation’s leading businesses and government agencies develop and implement policies and technologies that reduce pollution and the use of conventional petroleum products.

    GNA works with clients – including corporations, utilities, public agencies and non-governmental organizations – to encourage private and public support for the increased use of alternative fuels in transportation, renewable energy sources in power generation, and accelerating development and integration of advanced energy technologies into our economy.

    GNA’s success results from our: wide-ranging experience; commitment to excellence; technical expertise; in-depth understanding of public policy and available grant funding programs; and extensive strategic relationships with industry, government, environmental groups and impacted communities.

     

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  • Director, Event Marketing | Santa Monica, California

    GNA, a national clean transportation and energy consulting firm, is seeking an Event Marketing Director to lead the marketing and outreach strategy for our advanced transportation technology and clean energy events, including the Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo, Natural Gas for High Horsepower Summit, Rethink Methane Symposium, California Dairy Sustainability Summit, as well as several new events that will be launched in the coming 6 to 36 months.

    Our team at GNA is driven by our passion to improve national energy security, create U.S. jobs, improve air quality for communities, and aid our customers in reducing their operating costs. This passion has led GNA’s conferences and expos to become the largest and most prominent events in the clean transportation sector.

    In this Event Marketing Director role, you will be responsible for managing the strategic direction of our conference websites, email campaigns, social and search marketing, online and print advertising, and partner marketing. You will have access to powerful technology platforms, including Eloqua by Oracle (a marketing automation tool), Salesforce, WordPress, and Meltwater, and you will work side-by-side with team members that are collaborative, inquisitive, and dedicated to quality. This position reports to the Vice President of Communications and Marketing.

    Your Responsibilities Include:

    • Developing and executing a detailed year-round event and content marketing calendar
    • Drafting marketing emails with dynamic copy to ensure the content appeals to multiple target audiences
    • Creating strategies for social media content (organic and paid) for Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter
    • Drafting website content, including lead generation forms/landing pages
    • Drafting key event content pieces, including the event overview, sponsorship prospectus, and event summary
    • Managing the development of print and digital banner ads for our media partners and advertisers
    • Managing relationships with key trade associations and non-profits that provide marketing support
    • Working with the database marketing team to identify and bolster our target audience lists
    • Create and implement audience development strategies to bolster marketing efforts

    Qualifications:

    First and foremost, we are looking for a team member that is passionate about learning and has a strong commitment to environmental sustainability. Beyond that, qualifications include:

    • Minimum 5 years of experience in fast-paced environments supporting or leading marketing for B2B events or clean energy/technology projects
    • Minimum 2 years of experience with Eloqua, Marketo, Pardot, ExactTarget or other similar email marketing tools
    • Minimum 2 years of experience with Google Analytics, AdWords, Tag Manager
    • Minimum 2 years of experience with social media marketing across Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn
    • Minimum 2 years of experience with Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator
    • Minimum 2 years of experience with HTML, preferred experience with WordPress
    • Strong writing, editing, research and analytical skills with a portfolio of writing samples
    • Must thrive in a fast-paced, evolving environment and possess a strong ability to adapt, multitask and manage multiple deadlines at once
    • Highly self-motivated, self-directed, and detail-oriented
    • Excellent teamwork, communication and time management skills
    • Excellent facilitation and creative problem solving skills
    • Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, technology or related field. 

    Work Environment & Perks:

    • Fast-paced, high growth work environment
    • Friendly, fun, and collaborative team-based work environment
    • Diversity of projects
    • Health, dental and vision insurance
    • Paid vacation and holidays
    • Up to 10% travel required

    Compensation & Benefits
    This full-time, staff position offers an annual salary, as well as a full benefits package, including medical, dental vision and long-term disability insurance. We also offer 401k plans and performance-based bonus opportunities.
     
    HOW TO APPLY

    Qualified candidates should submit a resume in an email or letter containing available start date and a cover letter briefly stating why you are an ideal candidate for this position. Please include at least two writing samples in your submission. Please send the information to [email protected] with the subject line “Director, Event Marketing, GNA Creative Division.”

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for this position without regard to their race, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, or medical condition.

     

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  • Content Marketing Manager / Copy Writer | Santa Monica, California

    GNA, a national clean transportation and energy consulting firm, is seeking a Content Marketing Manager with experience in the transportation and/or clean energy sector to join the GNA Creative division in our Santa Monica office.

    Our team at GNA is driven by our passion to improve national energy security, create U.S. jobs, improve air quality for communities, and aid our customers in reducing their operating costs. This passion has led GNA’s conferences and expos to become the largest and most prominent events in the clean transportation sector.

    This is an exciting opportunity to use your stellar written and verbal communications expertise to take complex information and distill it down into concise and effective content to help advance the clean energy and vehicle technology market. Through your work, you will drive strategic communications campaigns for a variety of projects and clients spanning the full spectrum of the clean energy and transportation industries. In addition, you will have the opportunity to work with GNA’s partners and executive team—some of the most well-respected and recognized leaders in the clean transportation industry—on thought leadership campaigns.

    The ideal candidate for this role must be organized, creative, driven, and have excellent written and analytical skills.

    Your Responsibilities Include:

    • Manage media and communications projects for GNA’s clients, including educational webinars, newsletters, and media campaigns
    • Identify key industry trends and issues of concern to GNA’s clients for thought leadership article opportunities
    • Develop creative strategies to drive media coverage for clients and projects
    • Developing and editing thought leadership content on behalf of GNA’s executives and clients
    • Assist in crafting client project proposals and budgets
    • Build and maintain relationships with technology, trade, and business reporters/bloggers in print, broadcast and online media
    • Manage and respond to incoming media requests, arrange and facilitate media interviews
    • Writing and editing news releases, and coordinating distribution of releases

    Qualifications:

    First and foremost, we are looking for a team member that is passionate about learning and has a strong commitment to environmental sustainability. Beyond that, qualifications include:

    • 3 to 5 years of communications experience, preferably in a client-facing environment
    • Good knowledge of reaching the media and other influencers via traditional and social media such as Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc.
    • Must thrive in a fast-paced, evolving environment and possess a strong ability to adapt, multitask and manage multiple deadlines at once
    • Prior experience leading project teams, including facilitating productive group collaborations, driving timelines and follow through on action items
    • Prior experience working with executives to coordinate media interview opportunities, as well as ghost writing thought leadership articles for media publications.
    • Basic understanding of HTML, preferred experience with WordPress
    • Strong writing, editing, research and analytical skills with a portfolio of writing samples
    • Experience in and/or knowledge of the clean transportation, alternative fuel, and/or energy industry is a major plus.
    • Excellent teamwork, communication and time management skills
    • Demonstrated ability to balance multiple projects with tight deadlines
    • Highly self-motivated, self-directed, and detail-oriented
    • Excellent facilitation and creative problem solving skills
    • Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, technology or related field.

    Work Environment & Perks:

    • Fast-paced, high growth work environment
    • Friendly, fun, and collaborative team-based work environment
    • Diversity of projects
    • Health, dental and vision insurance
    • Paid vacation and holidays
    • 5 to 10% travel required

    Compensation & Benefits
    This full-time, staff position offers an annual salary, as well as a full benefits package, including medical, dental vision and long-term disability insurance. We also offer 401k plans and performance-based bonus opportunities.
     
    HOW TO APPLY

    Qualified candidates should submit a resume in an email or letter containing available start date and a cover letter briefly stating why you are an ideal candidate for this position. Please include at least two writing samples in your submission. Please send the information to [email protected] with the subject line “Content Marketing Manager, GNA Creative Division.”

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for this position without regard to their race, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, or medical condition.

     

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  • Programs and Policy Senior Associate | Santa Monica, California

    Gladstein, Neandross & Associates (GNA) is seeking a Senior Associate to join its Programs Department. Successful applicants will possess exceptional writing, research, communication, organizational, analytical, customer service, project management, and follow-up skills. Candidates must have a “can-do” attitude, willingness to work hard in order to get the job done in a deadline-driven environment, and a passion for delivering excellence. Must be a self-starter, with the ability to anticipate, respond to, and fulfill supervisor, teammate, and client needs. Candidates must possess a strong work ethic and the ability to adapt and remain calm when facing unforeseen challenges. Interdisciplinary, entrepreneurial thinkers with the ability to communicate complex ideas on paper to diverse audiences and a passion for knowledge and learning will absolutely thrive in our office and with our clients.

    Successful candidates must: be extremely organized and checks and rechecks project components before considering something complete; have an anything-it-takes approach; have the ability to time-manage and juggle multiple important projects; be curious and tenacious in the pursuit of knowledge; and have exceptional written communication and time management skills. Professional experience is required, but not necessarily in the clean energy or grant writing fields. Skills acquired in the legal, engineering or public sector are often transferable. Our industry changes on a daily basis so aptitude and passion are more critical than what you know today about GNA’s highly specialized line of work. The right candidate will demonstrate a clear history of initiative, problem-solving, and results-driven excellence in all personal, academic, and professional endeavors.

    This position will consist mostly of Project Management and Reporting, which includes the following job responsibilities:

    • Keep clean transportation and energy client projects moving by supporting and overseeing deliverables.
    • Assist clients in completing reports to public agencies on grants they have secured.
    • Track alternative fuel and advanced technology grant opportunities in assigned regions of the country, write grants as a team under guidance from management, and complete grant reporting compliance activities for grant funds obtained on behalf clients.
    • Client-facing e-mails, phone calls and meetings to present deliverables and field questions regarding grants.
    • Assist public agencies in reviewing grant applications.
    • Exceptional organizational and writing skills are critical for a candidate that is interested in this position.
    • Support GNA’s highly successful grant writing and funding procurement team.

     
    If you do not love project management, researching and writing, you will not thrive in this position. If you can’t stop yourself from triple checking the FinalfinalfinaldocumentV6, you are naturally inclined to succeed in this position.

     

    Additional job duties could include:

    • Project management: Provide efficient and cost-effective results on both client and company projects. Must be capable of independently setting, tracking, and reporting on progress related for multiple project and billable hour goals. Must regularly report on progress, challenges, and approach to team leaders and management.
    • Client Relations: Professionally interact with industry contacts and clients on a regular basis, understand their business needs, provide consistent and well-prepared status reports on deliverables, manage and address unexpected developments, and communicate research and recommendations in a confidence-inspiring manner.
    • Research: Conduct primary and secondary research on a broad spectrum of market, technical, and policy issues and assist in the development and production of high quality reports which provide this research to either specific or broad audiences. Be able to translate detailed and/or nuanced technical information into readily understandable and actionable information for you target audience.
    • Communications: Prepare regular memos on project status for clients and for staff. Create publication-quality and client-ready written reports, marketing materials, correspondence, grant applications, presentations, and other communications that clearly and concisely summarize project goals, accomplishments and recommendations in the most compelling manner for the appropriate audience.
    • Outreach and Organization: Develop and implement strategies to communicate the objective of projects to diverse audiences, including business, government, non-profit organizations and community groups. Conduct surveying, data gathering, and informational awareness campaigns via telephone, internet, in person, and other outreach strategies. Interface directly with a variety of contacts in to gather information for various projects.
    • Presentations: Prepare and deliver written and oral presentations which effectively distill and communicate GNA’s and/or our client’s project efforts, goals, and recommendations.
    • Business Development: Lead and assist in the identification and new project and revenue opportunities with existing and potential clients.
    • Firm Promotion: Actively contribute to the firm’s development and growth by participating in internal initiatives such as administration, human resources, marketing, infrastructure development, and team development.

     

    The ideal candidate will possess the following:

    • Education: A BA or BS and a strong potential for professional success is required. MA, MPA, or MPP preferred.
    • Professional Experience: 2-5 years of experience in deadline-driven environments is required. Experience working with alternative fuels, advanced transportation technology, renewable energy, air quality, or energy policy is a plus.
    • Skills: Exceptional writing, research, analytical, communication, public speaking and presentation, organization, facilitation, and interpersonal skills. In addition to a strong technical/analytical background and top-notch communications skills, an excellent grasp of business strategy, marketing methods, organizational and leadership issues is also necessary. Must be able to learn from constructive criticism and adapt to rapidly-changing project needs and priorities.
    • Expertise: Technical and analytical expertise in the environmental and/or energy domain, combined with some communications, or public relations experience a plus.
    • Language: Fluency in English is required and Spanish is a plus.
    • Ability to Travel: Travel may be required.

     

    COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:
    The position will offer a competitive and attractive compensation package that includes a base salary with the opportunity for a bonus based on performance and results produced.

    Full benefits package including medical, dental, disability and insurance. We also offer 401k Plans.

    TO APPLY
    Qualified candidates should e-mail a cover letter, resume, two (2) relevant writing samples and minimum salary requirements, to [email protected]. Be sure to include “SENIOR ASSOCIATE POSITION” in the subject line of your email.

    If possible, one of the writing samples should be industry-relevant. Further, the sample should be pertinent to a situation where you were required to analyze a technical situation and had to communicate it to a wider audience. Such examples include an analysis of a new environmental policy for a group of stakeholders, or a review of new legislation and the identification of potential impacts.

    There is no relocation assistance for this position therefore, only local candidates who already reside in the Los Angeles Area will be contacted. You may also send your application packet by U.S. Mail or submit it in person at our Santa Monica, CA offices at 2525 Ocean Park Blvd, Suite 200, Santa Monica, CA 90405.

    About Gladstein, Neandross & Associates
    Founded in 1993 and headquartered in Santa Monica, California and New York, New York, Gladstein, Neandross & Associates (GNA) helps many of the nation’s leading businesses and government agencies develop and implement policies and technologies that reduce pollution and the use of conventional petroleum products.

    GNA works with clients – including corporations, utilities, public agencies and non-governmental organizations – to encourage private and public support for the increased use of alternative fuels in transportation, renewable energy sources in power generation, and accelerating development and integration of advanced energy technologies into our economy.

    GNA’s success results from our: wide-ranging experience; commitment to excellence; technical expertise; in-depth understanding of public policy and available grant funding programs; and extensive strategic relationships with industry, government, environmental groups and impacted communities.

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for this position without regard to their race, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, or medical condition.

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