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The Seattle 2030 District is seeking a dedicated staff member to fill the role of Sustainability Program Manager. The District is a public-private non-profit that works to break down market barriers to building efficiency in an effort to make Seattle and the surrounding communities more sustainable, and contribute to the region’s environmental resilience, livability, and affordability.

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Sustainability Program Manager is responsible for developing and overseeing activities to advance the District’s energy and transportation work. This includes originating and managing specific projects and contributing to the writing and implementation of grant proposals. The Program Manager also provides technical support for District members related to building energy use and transportation emissions. As a representative of the Seattle 2030 District, the Program Manager will also assist with new member recruitment.

We are seeking an individual who is passionate about decarbonization and the broader fight against climate change. Competitive applicants will have a track record of working within communities to achieve energy or transportation-related project and/or program successes across a range of stakeholders, including government agencies, businesses, and non-profit organizations. The program manager will need to develop effective partnerships with city, county and regional organizations that have similar goals to reduce energy use and transportation emissions in the built environment.


  • Provide technical assistance to member properties on energy efficiency, building decarbonization, and reducing transportation emissions.
  • Work with City and County Agencies to accelerate the adoption of incentives and programs designed to support building electrification and reduce transportation emissions.
  • Create presentations, articles, and reports to further District energy and transportation efforts and stakeholder engagement.
  • Work with building owners to collect performance data and track against the Seattle 2030 District goals.
  • Develop content for social media, websites, newsletters, press releases and other distribution channels.
  • Collaborate with staff, board, and members to develop new strategies related to all Seattle 2030 District goals.
  • Build and maintain relationships with key personnel within member and partner organizations.
  • Achieve member relationship targets and KPIs as set by the Executive Director.
  • Maintain the CRM and track District involvement by members and partners.
  • Collaborate with staff on fundraising/grant writing efforts and new member solicitations.


  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent experience.
  • Demonstrated interest in the environment and sustainable building practices.
  • One to three years of experience in energy, transportation, or decarbonization-related work.
  • Experience with technologies and best practices for energy efficiency in large commercial and multifamily buildings.
  • Ability to multitask and monitor several projects and accounts on a daily basis.
  • Familiarity with complex data sets and performance metrics.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team.
  • Experience with CRM platforms.

Salary and Benefits

  • Salary between $65,000 - $70,000 commensurate with experience
  • Health insurance includes vision and dental insurance.
  • Spouse or dependent(s) may participate in the health insurance program, but additional premium cost is paid by the employee.
  • Match of employee contributions to SIMPLE IRA retirement account of up to 3% of salary.
  • Three weeks (120 hours) of vacation time annually
  • The Seattle 2030 District observes the following Federal holidays:
    • New Year’s Day
    • Martin Luther King Jr. Day
    • Washington’s Birthday
    • Memorial Day
    • Independence Day
    • Labor Day
    • Veterans Day
    • Thanksgiving
    • Christmas Day
  • Transit pass (ORCA Pass).
  • The Seattle offices close from December 25th through January 1st as additional paid time off for all employees.

To apply please send a resume and cover letter to Daniel Poppe at seattle@2030districts.org. If you do not meet all the qualifications listed above, we still encourage you to apply as all types of experience and education will be considered.

Seattle 2030 District is an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability status. We strive for diversity within our team and persons of color are encouraged to apply.