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Director of Events & Programming

Alliance for Tribal Clean Energy Remote $65,000-$80,000
Marketing/Communication Full Time

Job Details

Job Posting: Director of Events & Programming

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The Alliance for Tribal Clean Energy is an Indigenous-led 501(c)(3) nonprofit capacity-building organization supporting the self-determined efforts of Native American tribes to access and deploy federal and other funding streams to build and transition to regenerative clean energy systems as a means to mitigate climate change, diminish poverty, and create thriving economies while protecting Mother Earth for future generations. 

Founded in 2016 by a woman of Native American and European descent, the Alliance is focused on empowering underrepresented talent across all identities. The Alliance is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes all qualified applicants regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a diverse team of amazing Native and non-Native human beings who actively work to create an inclusive environment where all our employees can thrive in an environment free from judgment and harassment. An equal opportunity employer, the Alliance consists of a diverse team committed to mitigating bias and lifting barriers. We recognize that diverse experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds enable us to be a stronger company and workplace. Not only will you be welcome here, your unique thoughts and opinions will be encouraged, celebrated, and deeply valued.                                                                                                                                               

Our team values a diverse workplace and strongly encourages Indigenous women, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply. Applicants will not be discriminated against because of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, citizenship status, disability, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, or any protected category prohibited by local, state, or federal laws.



Reporting to the President & CEO, the Director of Events & Programming serves a crucial role in supporting the organization’s mission by leading the development and production of events, conferences, meetings, webinars, and other forms of convening {“events”) to connect tribes with subject matter experts, vetted resource providers, critical information, and each other in useful and meaningful gatherings that uphold Indigenous cultural values.


Key Responsibilities Include:

  1. Conducts short- and long-term planning and management for all Alliance internal and external meetings, events, and programming for in-person, virtual, and blended formats.
  2. Works closely with the Alliance senior leadership, communications, and information resources teams, determines event objectives, audience, budgets, and marketing plans, and manages within approved plans.
  3. Works closely with Alliance creative, communications, and public relations teams to ensure marketing collaterals are aligned to event requirements and to create innovative and culturally appropriate event elements, using internal capabilities or outsourcing to qualified vendors where appropriate.
  4. Solicits and books venue and associated vendors, as well as the planning, merchandising, execution, and management of the events.
  5. Administers all events and programming department phases, including but not limited to planning, marketing, servicing, and administrative procedures.
  6. Coaches and counsels employees and vendors to reflect Alliance's cultural and performance ethos, standards, and procedures.
  7. Researches, recommends, and implements new technologies to enhance content delivery and user experience.
  8. Works with Alliance subject matter experts and department heads to recruit, select, and manage event speakers to ensure the current, relevant, and superb event content and a smooth and pleasant experience for the speakers. 
  9. Initiates cross-functional collaboration efforts to refine content delivery and user experience.
  10. Conducts orientation training on events and programming for new employees.
  11. Lead the budgeting process to assist the development team with securing funds for events and programming.
  12. Supports the CEO in managing activities and communications with the Board of Directors and with virtual and in-person meetings of the Board.
  13. Represents and supports the Alliance’s participation at third-party events and meetings as needed.



  1. Proven experience in events or program management, preferably for a Native American Tribe, Tribal Organization, or Indigenous non-profit setting.
  2. Experience working in a Google Workspace cloud environment.
  3. Strong attention to detail, organizational skills, and excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  4. Experience working within Native American/Indigenous communities is highly desirable.  
  5. This is a fully remote position. Occasional domestic travel to events and conferences may be required. 
  6. Preference will be given to candidates with experience living or working in tribal communities in the United States.


Required Application Materials: 

  1. A cover letter detailing qualifications for this position.
  2. A current resume or curriculum vitae.
  3. Name and contact information for three professional references.


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