Job Title: Research Analyst, (Full-Time Position, 1 year term with potential to extend)
Location: Los Angeles or Sacramento, CA.
This position may require travel in California, the Northeast and other locations around the United States (up to 20%).
The Research Analyst performs a variety of research and other services to support the PlugStar Program Team in the planning, implementing and evaluating of dealer and consumer engagement projects. These initiatives address critical market barriers to EV adoption by exposing consumers to EV technologies and the EV lifestyle. This is achieved through a mix of direct and online engagement to inform customers, direct them to qualified auto dealers and retailers, and provide after-sale support. Primary responsibilities include research design, data collection, analysis and reporting. The primary focus of these efforts is to evaluate program and project outcomes and to share findings with stakeholders and the public. The incumbent also supports the Program Team in a variety of functions, as needed. The candidate must be comfortable with technical projects requiring coordination across multiple organizations and functions.
The Research Analyst reports to Plug In America’s Program Director and contributes to implementation of Plug In America’s expanding consumer and retail engagement initiatives in the following capacities:
The following qualifications are required:
The following qualifications are preferred:
Salary and benefits: Salary is commensurate with experience and skills. Plug In America offers a benefits package including partial health insurance coverage, a retirement plan, and a monthly vehicle benefit towards lease or purchase of a plug-in vehicle.
Application Process: Applications should include a resume, cover letter and a short writing sample (2 pages maximum). The application process will also include a brief writing test for select applicants. Applications should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org, with the subject line “Research Program Analyst”. No phone inquiries please. Plug In America is an equal opportunity employer. This position is open until filled.
About Plug In America: Plug In America is a 501(c)3 nonprofit with a mission to accelerate the transition to plug-in vehicles powered by clean, affordable, domestic electricity. Our goal is to reduce our nation’s dependence on petroleum, improve public health and reduce climate altering emissions of greenhouse gases. In addition to policy advocacy, we help consumers understand and embrace the benefits of electric driving. To achieve our mission, we provide practical, objective information to help consumers decide whether an electric car is right for their lifestyle and to choose the best plug-in vehicle, equipment and services that meet their needs. As a supporter-driven advocacy group representing the voice of the EV customer globally, Plug In America is uniquely positioned and engaged with a variety of stakeholder and market actors, including state agencies, electric utilities, automakers and auto dealers. Plug In America founded National Drive Electric Week, the world’s largest celebration of the plug-in vehicle, which welcomed over 120,000 attendees across 276 events in 2017, spanning all 50 states and the District of Columbia.