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NYSEIA Policy Associate



NYSEIA seeks a Policy Associate to drive the execution of its strategic policy objectives to expand New York’s solar market. The Policy Associate will work in close coordination with the Executive Director, as well as NYSEIA’s Board of Directors, Policy Committee, and membership, to formulate and implement NYSEIA’s regulatory, programmatic, and legislative policy objectives in areas including, but not limited to:

❖ Long Island Policy Advocacy
❖ New York City Policy Advocacy
❖ Obstacles to Community Solar expansion
❖ Interconnection
❖ NY-Sun and MW-Block Programs


❖ Long Island Policy Advocacy – Convene monthly calls with LISSA and biweekly stakeholder calls with
LIPA to formulate, implement, and advocate for key solar industry policy priorities related to Long Island.
❖ New York City/Con Edison Policy Advocacy – Convene monthly calls with NYSEIA’s NYC-based
members to formulate, implement, and advocate for key solar industry policy priorities related to New York City, including interconnection, permitting and incentives.
❖ As directed by the Executive Director, implement NYSEIA’s policy objectives, strategy and campaigns
by drafting position letters, comments for regulatory proceedings, and conducting quantitative/qualitative research as necessary.
❖ Coordinate with the Executive Director and Director of Operations to answer member inquiries regarding existing legislative, regulatory and programmatic policies and recent/upcoming policy developments.


❖ This is a full-time position as a service contractor, with an initial contract period of 3 months.
❖ Compensation will be competitive and based on the experience and skill set of the applicant.
❖ Applicants are expected to work remotely from their own office.
❖ Potential to advance to full-time status and Policy Director level based on performance.


Interested applicants should apply via email to Please submit a resume and a cover letter explaining your interest in the role and qualifications. Applicants should feel free to also send references or writing samples, although they are not required. Additional information on NYSEIA is available at

NYSEIA is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

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