LLC is a research consultancy that supports the clean
energy industry by providing market research, evaluation, strategy,
and policy services for programs, services, and new clean energy
technologies. Historically, the energy industry has under-served
diverse groups, including: people of color, residents with limited
incomes, rural customers, and those for whom English is not their
first language, among others. We support our clients in remedying
these disparities through empathic research and incisive data
science. We are doubling down on this long-held commitment and are
seeking a leader to help drive our work by centering equity in the
clean energy transition.
We are looking for an exceptional professional to join our team
as a Managing Director of Energy Equity, Research, and Impacts with
an emphasis on our equity research. Candidates should have either
previous or current work in strategic planning, research, method
development, and evaluation tethered to multi-stakeholder
engagement and an intersectional understanding of where
environmental work intersects with public health, economic
mobility, community resilience, and racial/social justice. This is
a leadership position to support ILLUME in expanding on our core
- Elevate the voices of our colleagues through collaboration and
the voices of the public through research.
- Build a thriving clean energy economy with a focus on
environmental and social justice.
- Equitably transform the energy industry to the benefit of all
Our ideal candidate is driven by a desire to help our clients
remedy disparities in clean energy opportunities by taking a
holistic view of the challenge. By examining the intersection of
energy policy and social, racial, and environmental justice, this
position will amplify our company’s core mission and help to push
our work—and our industry—forward.
The Managing Director of Energy Equity, Research, and Impacts
oversees large and complex research portfolios, high-profile
projects, “small tent” strategic projects, and key accounts. The
Managing Director of Energy Equity, Research, and Impacts will
ensure that ILLUME has the technical and analytic depth necessary
to meet our clients’ needs in the Equity space in the immediate and
long-term. They will oversee and guide Managing Consultant,
Consultant, and Analyst teams as they work to deliver on client
projects and ensure project deliverables exceed industry standards
and client expectations. This includes providing subject matter
expertise in study design, qualitative and quantitative research
design and methods, and qualitative and quantitative approaches to
addressing issues related to Equity and diversity in the energy
sector. The Managing Director of Energy Equity, Research, and
Impacts will advise on strategy and provide guidance on technical
resources needed to develop and deploy ILLUME products and services
in this specific area of work. The Managing Director of Energy
Equity, Research, and Impacts will keep up with industry best
practices both within and outside of energy and integrate them into
our team and approach.
We welcome candidates from backgrounds such as energy, public
health, and environmental justice. To be successful, interested
candidates will have had experience in business environments,
thrive working under deadlines, and feel fulfilled problem-solving
among a team of committed researchers and strategists.
- Minimum requirement: Bachelor’s Degree in related fields
- Minimum 5-10 years of related experience
- Must have excellent database and computer skills in MS Teams,
SharePoint, MS Project, MS Excel, MS Word, and Adobe Acrobat.
Experience working on proposal submission websites such as Ariba is
a plus. Experience working in a CRM is a plus.
Preference will be given to candidates that demonstrate:
- Expertise in topics such as diversity, equity, inclusion,
racial, social, and economic disparities.
- An understanding of and commitment to evidence-based policy,
program, and service development.
- Experience working in policy, legislative, and regulatory
- Demonstrated experience in successfully responding to requests
for proposals or grant applications.
- An ability to work in billable/“time and materials” business
- Past success in business development, client engagement, and
- A work history in energy, public health, environmental justice,
or similar fields.
How to Apply
ILLUME has partnered with Talent Citizen to conduct this search.
To view a complete position description, please visit https://talentcitizen.com/active-searches/illume-advising/.
Please submit a cover letter, resume, and writing samples to