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Contract Position for Class of 2017 Graduate - Writer & Researcher

Contract Position for Class of 2017 Graduate - Writer & Researcher

EnergySage is the largest and only truly vendor-neutral online marketplace for solar. We provide the best way for Americans to explore their solar options: by comparing multiple choices online with the support of objective solar experts. This exciting Boston-based cleantech startup launched its Solar Marketplace in early 2013 and is the second biggest solar site in the US.

EnergySage is seeking a current college senior with familiarity in energy and/or sustainability to help develop new articles for the EnergySage website. This is a contract/freelance position with the potential to transition into a full-time position in summer 2017. Applicants can work remotely or locally at our Boston office, and will be paid per article completion.

Location: Remotely or locally (Boston, MA)
Duration: Part-time during school year
Compensation: Contractor to be paid per article completed
How to Apply: Please send your resume and two writing samples (500-1500 words each) to Sara at sara@energysage.com. On your application, please indicate whether you are interested in being considered for a full-time position in the summer of 2017.

Responsibilities

EnergySage content is educational and informative, and designed to provide meaningful and impartial information to energy-conscious homeowners. This contract position will play an integral role in developing content for a new area of the EnergySage website. This writer/researcher will be responsible for authoring 3-4 explanatory articles on solar energy policies. This includes the following responsibilities:

  • Research solar energy policies at the state/local level
  • Develop helpful, consumer-friendly articles that explain the specifics of utility policies related to solar
  • Identify helpful, impartial academic and government resources that support all articles

Qualifications

  • Experience researching and developing educational content
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • A self-starter with a strong drive to achieve
  • Experience writing for web and/or a consumer audience (preferred)
  • Familiarity with renewable energy, government policy, and sustainability (preferred)

About EnergySage, Inc.

EnergySage is the "Kayak.com of Solar", the industry's first and only online marketplace for turnkey solar photovoltaic (PV) systems. The EnergySage Marketplace transforms the complex Solar Photovoltaic (PV) shopping process into a simple online comparison-shopping experience that enables consumers to compare quotes from multiple pre-screened installers in an apples-to-apples format across all financing options. The unique, innovative platform provides unprecedented levels of choice, transparency, and information at no cost to consumers.

EnergySage’s benefits extend to providers such as manufacturers, installers, financiers and other professionals involved in the solar PV sales process as well, through increased consumer awareness, knowledge and demand for their services. By creating efficiencies in the buying and selling processes, EnergySage slashes the time and effort required by consumers and installers, significantly reducing customer acquisition costs, boosting consumer confidence, and ultimately accelerating mass-market solar adoption. EnergySage has been awarded two prestigious SunShot Awards by the U.S. Department of Energy. www.energysage.com

EnergySage is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer.