Interested in Renewable Energy? SEIA seeking recent grads for EA Role


Now Hiring!

Interested in working in the solar industry in DC? Tom Kimbis, Class of ’97, is hiring for an executive assistant to the CEO – a great opportunity for a new graduate or anyone wanting to break into Renewable energy.

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Organization Description

Established in 1974, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) is the national trade association of the solar energy industry. The mission of SEIA is to build a strong solar industry to power America. SEIA is an equal opportunity employer.

Position Description

The Executive Assistant to the President & CEO provides administrative and additional support to the President & CEO. The position has the opportunity to advance within SEIA; several past holders of this position have become Board Liaison, Office Manager, and a Fulbright Scholar. SEIA maintains a collaborative work environment; the Executive Assistant will have the ability to interact with policy, communications, research, events and other staff.


  • Calendar management on behalf of the President & CEO
  • Coordinate speaking engagements from start to finish for President & CEO – follow-up with all opportunities and presentation preparation
  • Prepare and submit expense reimbursement and timesheets on behalf of the President & CEO
  • Handle travel arrangements and prepare travel folder for President & CEO
  • Assist with quarterly Meetings of the Board of Directors
  • Maintain legal files
  • Coordinate across the six departments of SEIA for various events or meetings
  • Assist other VP’s as needed
  • Other admin duties as needed


  • Greet and introduce solar executives visiting the office on behalf of the President & CEO
  • Proofread op-eds, reports, and other documents
  • Continue to draft materials that have been started by subject-matter experts
  • Work with Excel, PowerPoint and Word
  • Ability to develop presentations for the President & CEO based on materials from internal staff
  • Research online for materials needed by the President & CEO
  • Coordinate internal-external meetings, including developing basic materials for those meetings
  • Other additional materials as needed


Our ideal candidate is:

  • Organized (calendar, appointments, meetings)
  • A strong writer (reports, PowerPoints, proofing)
  • Flexible (multitasking, handling quick turnaround assignments)
  • Detail-oriented (watching deadlines, helping President & CEO stay on schedule)


  • A bachelor’s degree is required.