Associate, Grant and Proposal

Deployment Los Angeles, California United States


Position at EVgo

About EVgo:
EVgo (Nasdaq: EVGO) is a leader in electric vehicle charging solutions, building and operating the infrastructure and tools needed to expedite the mass adoption of electric vehicles for individual drivers, rideshare and commercial fleets, and businesses. EVgo is one of the nation’s largest public fast charging providers, featuring over 950 fast charging locations across more than 35 states, including stations built through EVgo eXtend™, its white label service offering. EVgo is accelerating transportation electrification through partnerships with automakers, fleet and rideshare operators, retail hosts such as grocery stores, shopping centers, and gas stations, policy leaders, and other organizations. With a rapidly growing network and unique service offerings for drivers and partners including EVgo Optima™, EVgo Inside™, EVgo Rewards™, and Autocharge+, EVgo enables a world-class charging experience where drivers live, work, travel and play.   
Position Summary: 
The EV transition is upon us, and Federal, State and Municipal entities are helping accelerate that transition with billions of dollars in new infrastructure funding for fast charging.  At EVgo, you’ll join the nation’s largest public fast charging network in planning for, securing, and influencing the course of critical streams of public funding. 
Reporting to the Manager - Grant and Proposal, the Associate – Grant and Proposal will be responsible for understanding requirements presented in Requests for Proposals (RFPs), disseminate that information to internal EVgo teams and coordinating the application process for public funding applications.   

Your compelling proposals will demonstrate EVgo’s value to agency decisionmakers, and you will work with internal and external stakeholders ranging from site host partners to our engineering and design and Market Development and Public Policy teams to deliver applications that align with policymakers’ desired outcomes and our own requirements and processes. 
As a grant writer for EVgo you are in a sector that still requires significant analytical and technical abilities. As a subject matter expert, you will engage with presenting our technology - both hardware and software. Internally, you will use a number of data sources for information - which will require strong technical capabilities including using CRM, databases and proprietary software. 
  • Draft and revise high-quality grant proposal applications and supporting documents.
  • Coordinate with internal EVgo team members in drafting proposals to ensure consistency in message and equitable distribution of responsibilities.
  • Work with EVgo team members to ensure funding program requirements are understood and met.
  • Engage with external partners.
  • Curate and Manage an RFI/RFP Repository and associated records.
  • Ensure data hygiene, including timely and accurate entry of new information.
  • Stay engaged and knowledgeable for current performance and developments.
  • Create project and program specific budgets.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Required Skills and Experience:  
  • Bachelor’s Degree or commensurate experience, major in Communications, Marketing, Finance, Business, or a Sustainability related field preferred. 
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in research, development, finance, business development and/or grant writing. 
  • Detail-oriented, organized, and deadline-driven. 
  • Clear, precise, and compelling writing skills. 
  • Strong copywriting skills including proofreading and style consistency. 
  • Demonstrated ability to write successful grant proposals. 
  • Highly organized and able to track multiple projects at once. 
  • Able to manage competing priorities and deadlines. 
  • High proficiency in all areas of Microsoft Office including Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. 
  • Previous experience with Salesforce or other CRM, grant, and proposal databases and RFP monitoring services. 
  • Quick learner capable of understanding and applying new information. 
  • Exceptional team player who can flourish working in a collegial environment as well as being a self-motivated individual contributor. 
  • Intellectually curious, with the desire and ability to learn new content and concepts and be able to think creatively. 
  • Unafraid to ask questions and keep asking to find the right answer. 
  • Must possess strong planning, interpersonal, decision-making, problem-solving, and financial skills. 
  • Previous experience with proposals related to construction or development is preferred. 
  • Experience with transportation or transit agency grantmaking, processes, and decision-making is a plus. 
For job positions in CA, CO, and NYC, the estimated salary range for a new hire into this position is $80,000 USD to $90,000 USD. Actual salary may vary depending on job-related factors, which may include knowledge, skills, experience, and location. In addition to a competitive base salary, discretionary target cash bonus, and restricted stock units (subject to Board Approval). EVgo offers a comprehensive benefits package including health, life, and disability insurance, unbounded paid time off including parental leave, and a 401(k) plan. 

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