Website Southface

Location: Atlanta, GA and Sarasota, FL


Southface Institute, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, is leading the way toward a sustainable, equitable and healthy built environment for all. Since 1978, our programs have closed the gap between environmental awareness and action by promoting scalable resource efficiency and clean energy solutions for homes, workplaces and communities. Our practice of regenerative placemaking amplifies real-world strategies to create a built environment where the synergy between ecological and human needs supports both health and well-being while creating resilient, equitable and thriving communities, striving to achieve a low-carbon future.

Position Overview

The Project Manager will provide vital support and management over Advocacy Program projects in Georgia and Florida. Specific responsibilities of this role may include, but are not limited to:

  • Plans, directs or manages clean energy and climate policy coalition advocacy projects efficiently and effectively
  • Manages state climate coalition project team meetings
  • Manages relationships with allies and companies across the clean energy technology value chain
  • Supports research and writing on utility regulatory policy in the Southeast
  • Effectively advocates for clean energy policy and regulation in Georgia and Florida
  • Assists with assessing and tracking climate and energy policy in the Southeast
  • Supports efforts to pursue new business and advocacy opportunities as they develop in the Southeast.


  • Minimum of bachelor’s degree, graduate level degree preferred
  • Minimum of four (4) years of experience, graduate degree may satisfy this requirement
  • Project management skills that could be readily applied to the job responsibilities listed above
  • Direct experience working with diverse stakeholder groups including environmental justice, social equity, and labor representatives considered a plus
  • Policy research and technical report writing experience is preferred
  • Ability to manage and prioritize project deadlines
  • Collaborative and positive demeanor
  • Demonstrated commitment to Southface’s mission
  • Valid driver’s license is required with no major violations


Southface offers a competitive health and benefits program:

  • Salary commensurate with experience
  • 17 days of Paid Time Off annually (prorated in your first year)
  • 13 paid holidays annually (Office closed December 24 through January 1)
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance benefits
  • 403(b) retirement plan with Southface match after one year of service
  • Professional development opportunities, including building certification credential trainings
  • Continuing education
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Organizational culture that highly values the contributions and character of its employees.

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