Position: Solar Finance Consultant, Summer Position with Stipend Primary Location: San Francisco, CA Reports To: Executive Director Application Deadline: May 1, 2015 Duration: May 25th - July 31st Mission: RE-volv empowers people and communities to invest collectively in renewable energy. Description of Organization: Founded in 2011, RE-volv is a nonprofit organization based in San Francisco that finances community-based solar energy projects with a revolving fund raised through crowdfunding. RE-volv raises awareness about solar energy through its community-based solar projects and outreach programs across the U.S. More information about RE-volv is available on our website at www.re-volv.org. Description of Project: RE-volv is looking for someone with business planning and financial analysis skills to build a financial model that will calculate the growth potential of our revolving solar loan fund given various inputs. The inputs include funding sources of different types, interest rates, size and number of solar projects, increased staff, and more. This project will require the consultant to create a growth trajectory that simulates a high growth, a middle growth, and a low growth scenario. RE-volv is looking to determine how different influxes of cash at different points along the revolving fund’s growth trajectory would influence the growth of the fund over longer periods of time. This model will help REvolv chart a course to becoming a self-sustaining nonprofit organization based on earned revenues from the revolving fund. Work can be done remotely or in our SOMA office. RE-volv is looking for someone who can help us develop this model in the time frame listed. Responsibilities: Conduct a financial analysis of the RE-volv Solar Seed Fund Model scenarios for fund to reach self-replication along various time scales Model scenarios for RE-volv to be a self-sustaining nonprofit Recommend strategy for scaling the model Qualifications: Experience with financial modeling Experience with business plan development Interest in solar financing Stipend RE-volv is offering a stipend of $2,000. We are also looking to leverage additional institutional funds that students can tap through their university. Interested in Applying? Please submit your resume and a brief cover letter detailing relevant experience and interest in the position via email to info [at] re-volv [dot] org. Please write “Solar Finance Consultant Application” in the subject line. No calls please.
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