Job Description

Are you looking for an exciting job where you can put your skills and talents to work at a company you can feel proud to be a part of? Do you want a workplace that will challenge you and offer you opportunities to learn and grow?  A  position at Xcel Energy could be just what you’re looking for.

Position Summary

As we aim to achieve 1 in 5 electric vehicles in our territory by 2030, we need innovative minds who can champion customer needs and find creative solutions to reduce barriers to electrification. The EV Trade Relations Manager serves as the primary point of contact and the internal project/process advocate for the EV industry in the specific geographic area. Meet proactively with EV industry professionals regarding programs, projects and processes, and advocate internally on behalf of the industry, while also responding directly to industry inquiries about individual EV project issues, applications and timelines. Develop, implement and track the success of EV trade strategies for the Company's Clean Transportation renewable products and services to meet the Company goals and objectives.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Meet proactively with EV industry professionals to listen to concerns regarding programs, projects and processes, and provide ongoing communication and resolution of stated issues. Advocate internally on behalf of the industry, while also responding directly to industry inquiries about individual EV project issues, applications and timelines, and ensuring full regulatory compliance for represented programs.

  • Work across internal organizations to identify and gain approval for and implementation of interconnection process improvements that hasten response times, increase accuracy of timelines and estimates, increase transparency or otherwise improve the EV industry and customer experience.

  • Develop and execute regularly scheduled and issue-specific communication and/or promotion programs for third-party channels

  • Develop and implement annual strategic marketing and process improvement plans to increase customer and industry satisfaction with the Company's EV products and services delivered by third-party EV professionals, and track progress through the use of Key Performance Indicators.

Minimum Requirements

Bachelor's degree in communications, marketing, business, environmental studies or related field or equivalent years of experience. At least 5 years' experience in product management, product development, sales, marketing or related field. At least 2 of those years must be in the energy and/or EV industry. Progressive growth in autonomy, responsibility and leadership activity, with 2 years' of project management experience with proven results. Demonstrated ability to effectively collaborate with and influence multiple stakeholders. Preferred: Regulated program management experience, familiarity with and analytical reporting, technical aptitude for dealing with complex energy issues, customer support experience, strong communication skills, EV or auto industry experience.

As a leading combination electricity and natural gas energy company, Xcel Energy offers a comprehensive portfolio of energy-related products and services to 3.4 million electricity and 1.9 million natural gas customers across eight Western and Midwestern states. At Xcel Energy, we strive to be the preferred and trusted provider of the energy our customers need. If you’re ready to be a part of something big, we invite you to join our team.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $81,000.00 to $115,867.00 per year

This position may also be eligible for the following benefits and/or pay components: Pay - Annual Incentive Program, Medical/Pharmacy Plan, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Dependent Care Reimbursement Account, Health Care Reimbursement Account, Health Savings Account (HSA) (if enrolled in eligible health plan), Limited-Purpose FSA (if enrolled in eligible health plan and HSA), Transportation Reimbursement Account, Short-term disability (STD), Long-term disability (LTD), Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Fitness Center Reimbursement (if enrolled in eligible health plan), Tuition reimbursement, Transit programs, Employee recognition program, Pension, 401(k) plan, Paid time off (PTO), Holidays, Personal holidays, Volunteer Paid Time Off (VPTO) (full-time employees only), Parental Leave

Pay and benefit packages may vary based on position. Some employees are under collective bargaining agreements, which determine the benefits they will receive. If the information conflicts with the terms of the written plan documents governing the plan, the plan document will control. Benefit plans are subject to change and Xcel Energy has the right to end, suspend, or amend any of its plans, at any time, in whole or in part.

Deadline to Apply: 05/06/24

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