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SevenGen Manager

Student Energy is a global charity building the next generation of energy leaders. We are a hard-working, fast-paced team devoted to youth empowerment in the world of energy. We develop innovative programs and meaningful international partnerships to serve our community of 50,000 young energy changemakers from over 120 countries.

Explore Student Energy’s current work and theory of change to see what we do and why.

Position Description

SevenGen Energy is an Indigenous youth-led not-for-profit organization committed to a sustainable and equitable energy future. SevenGen Energy is governed by the SevenGen Indigenous Youth Council, a group of First Nations, Metis, and Inuit young peoples from across Turtle Island. Our mission is to create a space where Indigenous youth and communities are mobilized to advance in the energy sector through capacity building, program development, mentorship and advocacy.

Student Energy is the charity that hosts SevenGen. We work with a network of 50,000 youth in 120 countries to empower the next generation of energy leaders who will accelerate the world’s transition to a sustainable energy future. We are a hard-working, fast-paced team devoted to youth empowerment in the world of energy. Our team works to develop innovative programs and meaningful international partnerships, and serve our community of young energy changemakers. Check out our Theory of Change to see what we do and why.

SevenGen is looking to hire a full-time, fixed term (30-40 hours per week), fully remote SevenGen Manager to oversee the delivery of core SevenGen programs including the SevenGen Summit 2024, Indigenous youth delegations to conferences, and other future SevenGen program development. The SevenGen Manager will work closely with SevenGen Council, with their employment housed at Student Energy.

About the SevenGen Summit 2024

Now building towards its third conference, The SevenGen Summit aims to build capacity, confidence, and community among Indigenous youth from across Turtle Island, while learning from each other and Indigenous leaders in the climate and clean energy sector. With two successful conferences in 2019 and 2022, SevenGen Summit 2024 aims to grow the initiative by bringing together Indigenous young people for a 3-day program of interactive workshops, plenaries, and storytelling, with the goal of fostering kinship systems in an inclusive environment. With only months to go before the Summit, we are seeking a new member of the team who is excited to help bring this vision to life.

Key Tasks:
  1. Bring the SevenGen Summit vision to life by contributing to program development, sponsorships, and designing a positive delegate experience
  2. Effectively manage a team, including the SevenGen Operations Coordinator and potential future hires, to work together to implement projects
  3. Actively building partnerships with Indigenous communities, organizations, key partners, industry, government organizations, and clean energy proponents;
  4. Develop the communication and outreach strategy for the program, with implementation support from the SevenGen Operations Coordinator
  5. Maintain clean systems for data tracking of all Summit delegates, speakers, and organizations attending the conference
  6. Manage the SevenGen Summit budget, ensuring that costs are clearly tracked and communicated to Student Energy and SevenGen Council on a regular basis
  7. Develop programs and delegation experiences for Indigenous youth participating in global events, in addition to the SevenGen Summit
  8. Identify prospective value-aligned partners who can support the future growth of SevenGen programs, and work with Student Energy and SevenGen Council to propose partnership ideas through relationship-building, proposals, and concept notes
Term: One year contract, starting April 1, with the possibility of a contract extension for the right candidate.
Weekly Hours: Fixed term, full-time, up to 40-hours per week.
Location: This position is open to applicants based in Canada, or with eligibility to work in Canada. Location is flexible for this position as Student Energy has transitioned to a virtual work environment.
Compensation: CAD$54,000-$63,000 annually

Job Application Deadline: Applications must be submitted by 23:59 PDT on March 31st, 2024