Open Position: Carbon Management Community & Engagement


Carbon Solutions is #hiring an Early- to Mid-Career ๐‚๐š๐ซ๐›๐จ๐ง ๐Œ๐š๐ง๐š๐ ๐ž๐ฆ๐ž๐ง๐ญ ๐‚๐จ๐ฆ๐ฆ๐ฎ๐ง๐ข๐ญ๐ฒ & ๐„๐ง๐ ๐š๐ ๐ž๐ฆ๐ž๐ง๐ญ ๐‚๐จ๐จ๐ซ๐๐ข๐ง๐š๐ญ๐จ๐ซ. The ideal candidate for this position has familiarity with the energy sector and experience in community outreach, such as facilitating listening sessions, conducting qualitative interviews, creating stakeholder maps, or explaining technical project details to a broad audience. The candidate will also have some experience in managing grant-related activities to track progress on engagement and outreach, and interest or experience in grant writing activities. Outreach will primarily focus on managing community engagement related to ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ด๐˜† ๐—ฐ๐—ต๐—ฎ๐—น๐—น๐—ฒ๐—ป๐—ด๐—ฒ๐˜€ such as CO2 capture and storage (CCS), direct air capture (DAC), hydrogen, renewable energy (geothermal, wind, solar), and energy equity and environmental justice.

Company Description

Carbon Solutions ( is a mission-driven, fast-growing company that addresses ๐—น๐—ผ๐˜„-๐—ฐ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฏ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ด๐˜† ๐—ฐ๐—ต๐—ฎ๐—น๐—น๐—ฒ๐—ป๐—ด๐—ฒ๐˜€ through ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฐ๐—ต & ๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐—น๐—ผ๐—ฝ๐—บ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜, ๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐—ป๐˜€๐˜‚๐—น๐˜๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด, and ๐˜€๐—ผ๐—ณ๐˜๐˜„๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐—น๐—ผ๐—ฝ๐—บ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜. Energy applications include CO2 capture and storage (CCS), direct air capture (DAC), hydrogen, geothermal energy, wind energy, energy storage, and energy equity & environmental justice. We use a range of data analytics and other technical approaches including infrastructure optimization, GIScience, life cycle assessment (LCA), technoeconomic assessment (TEA), reservoir simulation, machine learning, policy analysis, and community engagement. The company is fully remote with approximately 35 staff working across the United States.

Job Description: Community & Engagement Coordinator (Fully Remote)

The Early-to-Mid ๐‚๐š๐ซ๐›๐จ๐ง ๐Œ๐š๐ง๐š๐ ๐ž๐ฆ๐ž๐ง๐ญ ๐‚๐จ๐ฆ๐ฆ๐ฎ๐ง๐ข๐ญ๐ฒ & ๐„๐ง๐ ๐š๐ ๐ž๐ฆ๐ž๐ง๐ญ ๐‚๐จ๐จ๐ซ๐๐ข๐ง๐š๐ญ๐จ๐ซ position will be part of a multidisciplinary team both supporting and leading research and projects focused on a range of energy challenges, with a key emphasis on understanding how projects impact and benefit communities, workforce development, and energy equity and justice. The role will be responsible for establishing and managing ongoing relationships with project partners, such as local community or municipal agencies, as well as translating highly technical scientific information for diverse audiences. We are looking for candidates who are energized by and have experience in speaking to a wide variety of audiences, including tribal communities, scientists, community members, industrial partners, and educators. More senior candidates will be expected to lead and manage projects and future proposals.

Examples of existing projects and proposal areas that the candidates could support or lead include:

  • Develop landscape briefs of existing community needs and assets to create initial stakeholder maps.
  • Recruit community members to participate in engagement events, such as webinars.
  • Host and facilitate community meetings and webinars.
  • Develop creative solutions to engage communities in new and emerging energy technologies.
  • Establish and maintain regular communication with stakeholders, including but not limited to phone calls, remote meetings, in-person meetings and newsletters.
  • Find, support, and/or lead grants related to community engagement.
  • Submit reports on the progress of outreach programs.

Minimum Job Requirements

  • Degree Expectations: At least a bachelorโ€™s degree in a range of fields, such as communication, public policy, engineering, science, economics, or geography.
  • Experience: At least three years of full-time experience in conducting outreach with a variety of stakeholders. At least one year of experience in grant-writing activities.
  • Exceptional Organization: The candidate must be able to manage multiple projects and deadlines.
  • Exceptional Communicator: Excellent presentation, communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills.
  • Commitment to Core Values: The candidate supports Carbon Solutions’ core values to be intentional, passionate, cross-cutting, collaborative, and innovative.
  • Commitment to Low-Carbon Energy: Passion, experience, and willingness to embrace Carbon Solutions’ vision and mission to develop solutions for a net-zero carbon economy.
  • Microsoft proficient: The candidate can effectively and collaboratively use the Microsoft Office suite (SharePoint, Word, PowerPoint, etc.).

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience with CCS and other energy applications including DAC, hydrogen, geothermal energy, wind energy, energy storage, and/or energy equity & environmental justice.
  • A major or minor in a science, energy, or engineering-related discipline.
  • Experience with newsletter software, Adobe InDesign, and/or Geographic Information Systems (GIS).
  • Experience planning, writing, and submitting proposals to state or federal agencies.
  • Experience creating progress reports aligned to awarded grants.


  • Annual Salary: $70kโ€“$110k, depending on experience.
  • 401k retirement plan with company contributions.
  • Benefits, including health, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance.
  • Fully remote: Ability to work anywhere within the United States, flexible hours based on Eastern Time zone.
  • Company internet, phone service plans, and other work-related items are reimbursed.
  • 30 days Paid Time Off.

How to Apply

If you are interested in joining our team, please send your ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜‚๐—บ๐—ฒ and ๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐—น๐—ฒ๐˜๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฟ in ๐—ฃ๐——๐—™ ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—บ๐—ฎ๐˜ to In the email, update the Subject Line: [First and Last Name] Community Outreach and Engagement Specialist. In your cover letter, address all the minimum job requirements, any desired qualifications, and why you would be a good fit for Carbon Solutions. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Job announcement is scheduled to close at 5:00 p.m. (EST), Friday, February 23, 2023.

Carbon Solutions embraces a culture in support of diversity, equity, and inclusion and is an equal-opportunity employer. We will not discriminate applicants based on race, gender, sexual orientation, or any other demographic. We welcome all individuals with the skills and work ethic necessary to perform their duties.

Ensure you have existing authorization to work in the United States. At present, Carbon Solutions is not able to sponsor international work visas.

Carbon Solutions will make reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities.