Regulatory Affairs Lead

FreeWire is building innovative products to change how power is delivered and used. As electric vehicles become mainstream and polluting diesel generators are driven out of the market, FreeWire products will future proof power delivery both on and off the grid. The Regulatory Affairs Lead will be on the front lines of FreeWire’s market entry and strategy development, helping the company compete on a level playing field with subsidies for fixed charging infrastructure and developing opportunities for FreeWire to receive public funding to expand its markets. FreeWire’s immediate goal is education and obtaining product eligibility in incentive programs and monitoring policy to protect future markets. The Regulatory Affairs Lead will propose strategic initiatives to apply for public funding to advance FreeWire’s state level market entry strategy and support those initiatives from beginning to end. A position in need of someone with ambition and high potential, the Regulatory Affairs Lead, will have the opportunity to grow and build a team.

Responsibilities

  • Identify key regulatory and agency proceedings and decision makers in major markets

  • Determine proceedings FreeWire should participate in and draft and file comments

  • Develop relationships with regulatory/agency staff to get early warning of grant and demonstration project opportunities

  • Work closely with the sales team to understand FreeWire’s partnership ecosystem and develop proposals to match the goals of funding opportunities

  • Assess and project manage grant applications and proposals

  • Track regulatory proceedings in key markets, draft comments to educate energy stakeholders on our product’s value and assess opportunities to propose demonstration projects

  • Daily point of contact between entities like the California Energy Commission, NYSERDA, air quality management districts and state utility commissions

  • Alert executives to new rules or regulations that may adversely affect the company

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of regulatory, compliance, and grant writing experience

  • Excellent writing, public speaking and organizational skills

  • Experienced with regulatory processes, grant writing, project management and advocacy

  • Desire to learn technical details related to our product, competitors and the mobility market (experience in EV market a plus)

  • Ability to perform business analysis and translate that into advocacy narrative with supporting facts

  • Driven self-starter with good judgement, follow through, and tenacity

  • Ability to work in a (very) fast-moving environment and remain calm and mission focused

Apply now at
hiring@freewiretech.com