Business Manager, Partnerships & Policy

Salary Range: $80-$100k/yr depending on experience

Business Manager, Partnerships & Policy
Are you passionate about helping fight climate change and reduce greenhouse emissions? Are you interested in electric vehicles and EV charging technologies? Do you enjoy leading and supporting projects and initiatives in e-mobility that cut across technology, business, policy, and partnerships? If so, here is your opportunity to apply your talents to make a real difference by joining a team of likeminded and passionate entrepreneurs at EVCS, working to accelerate EV adoption and public EV charging.

About EVCS
EVCS was founded in 2018 and has quickly become one of the largest and fastest-growing public EV charging networks on the US West Coast. With almost 700 AC Level 2 and DC Fast chargers and plans to double in size in 2023, EVCS offers drivers an expansive network of fast, reliable, affordable, and conveniently located chargers across California, Oregon and Washington. Powered by 100% renewable energy, EVCS is disrupting the mobility industry through a turn-key approach that utilizes public and private funding sources to encourage the installation of fast-charging stations. In addition to closing a $68.8M Series A funding in June 2022, EVCS has secured over $75M in government funding and engaged nearly 150 public and private site hosts, including Fortune 500 companies and underrepresented communities, to build and grow its net-zero-carbon network. Furthermore, EVCS offers EV drivers an industry-first fixed-rate subscription charging. This includes unlimited charging plans designed for high-mileage and rideshare drivers, with potential savings of hundreds of US dollars annually. Our team is growing fast, attracting top talent from a wide range of industries. If you thrive in fast-paced, mission-driven, high-performing environments, EVCS is the right fit for your next career move.

As a Growth Manager, Partnerships & Policy, you will have the opportunity to lead and support a wide range of projects and initiatives that contribute to the growth of EVCS customer base and to the expansion of our public charging network. You will provide meaningful contributions to the company’s efforts on: strategic partnerships with private and public entities, policy and regulation, customer products and solutions, and strategic business intelligence and analytics. Reporting to the Vice President of Partnerships, you will have an enormous opportunity to experience various aspects of the EV charging business, and you will work directly with the leadership team and with EVCS external stakeholders. In true startup fashion, this generalist role requires a versatile skillset that combines deep understanding of the e-mobility and energy industry, strong business acumen, effective communication skills, and solid quantitative and analytical skills. Background in management consulting is highly desirable.
Over time, you will have a lot of freedom and will be empowered and mentored to further focus your career in a specific area of interest within the organization.
This position may be remote or hybrid based in our Los Angeles office.

Lead and support various growth initiatives and projects, including:
  • Conduct qualitative and quantitative business analyses to evaluate strategic partnership opportunities with private or public accounts on public EV charging, aiming to increase network utilization and/or expand network footprint. This includes but is not limited to: competitive analyses; cost-benefit analysis; market analyses; etc.
  • Help manage partnerships and business development pipeline.
  • Support with execution and daily operation of partnership programs.
  • Conduct analyses to evaluate specific policies, regulations, and grants related to public EV charging at the local, state, and federal level. Craft clear recommendations for internal leadership and external stakeholders. This includes but is not limited to requirements and compliance for: charging infrastructure, smart charging and vehicle-grid-integration, carbon credits and distributed energy resources, utility rates, utility interconnection.
  • Support with business intelligence studies to generate and synthesize strategic insights for network planning.
  • Coordinate and collaborate with Product, Engineering, & Marketing teams.

  • Base salary Range: $80k – $100k
  • Bonus & equity Depends on Experience
  • Health, Dental, Vision, FSA, 401(k), Life insurance


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Finance, Business, Public Policy, or a related discipline.
  • 3+ years of relevant experience in transportation electrification, EV charging, and/or e-mobility industry.
  • 3+ years of experience in business development, market development, business analytics, or management consulting. o A Master’s degree counts for 1 year of experience.
  • Prior experience and solid knowledge of EV charging policy and regulations, especially on the West Coast (CA, OR, WA).
  • Proficiency in MS Office, including Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Prior work experience in electric vehicle charging policy or regulations.
  • Prior work experience in Tableau and Salesforce.
  • Be self-driven, details-oriented, and show ability to deliver on ambiguous projects.
  • Experience communicating with senior management.

EVCS is an equal opportunity employer to all and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, origin, sex, age or disability.

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