Events Coordinator | Full Time

Help us Grow Clean Energy industries

The Washington, DC-based company that manages the American Biogas Council, Stone Harbor Group (SHG), has an immediate full-time opening for an energetic individual motivated to promote clean energy technologies and build their career in clean and renewable energy. This position will support the American Biogas Council (ABC), the voice of the US biogas industry dedicated to maximizing carbon reduction and economic growth using biogas systems.

To advance this mission, the ABC seeks a full-time professional to help drive the organization’s marketing projects and make sure ABC events continue to grow and are produced with the professional touch our audiences have come to expect. The biogas industry is growing fast and we need someone with a team-oriented mindset who can jump in and contribute.

This full-time position is open to a candidate with a combination of communications, marketing, events and project management experience. The ideal candidate will have experience leading events online and in-person, marketing, and a strong interest in educating others, protecting the environment, and producing renewable energy. You will work directly with ABC’s events team, executive director, and public relations team on a combination of projects in which you will sometimes lead and sometimes support. Specifically with events, as we wish our event manager well on her maternity leave, we have promoted within, pulled in two expo and logistics managers, and now seek an additional member of the team, who is anxious to contribute and carve out your own role within the team. ABC’s events are anchored by the marquee conference and expo, BIOGAS AMERICAS, now the largest biogas conference in North America, and supported by another smaller conference, training events, and webinars throughout the year.


Stone Harbor Group is a business consulting company that specializes in trade association management. SHG manages non-profit industry trade and professional associations in biomass thermal energy, biogas, hydrogen and fuel cells, and environmental engineering.

SHG is DC-based but currently all staff work remotely. We are a close-knit team of motivated and dedicated individuals who believe passionately about the change we are trying to make in this world.


The ideal candidate meets the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience in a related field.
  • At least 1-2 years experience working events, particularly in the areas of sales and logistics
  • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment, including learning new technology quickly, especially for marketing and events.
  • Proven time management and organization skills
  • Ability to travel domestically to in-person events, 3-4 times a year.
  • Excellent organization and administrative skills, including attention to detail
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Excellent professional and persuasive communications skills
  • Motivated and self–starter
  • Familiarization with Salesforce, WordPress, Remo, Webex Events, Swoogo, and Adobe Suite is a plus

Work Compensation and Benefits

  • Salary commensurate with experience. We are open to individuals with a wide variety of experience above the minimum 1-2 years. A six-month review is conducted with salary adjustments based on merit. Annual merit increases and promotions are based on mutual employee and supervisor performance reviews
  • 100% Company-paid health, life, long-term disability, and optional dental insurance
  • 401(k) Plan, with employer match
  • 10 paid vacation days and up to 10 paid sick/emergency leave days (vacation increases with longevity)
  • 10 paid holidays each year

Requirements | Location

The position requires a time commitment of 40 hours per week. SHG operating hours are 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM, although these hours are flexible.

This position works remotely, so you must have reliable internet and phone access, and be able to use chat features like text, WhatsApp, Slack, etc. Being located near Washington, DC is not required, but preferred.


Fill out this application and send it, with a cover letter and resume in PDF format to the attention of Patrick Serfass, SHG CEO and ABC Executive Director, at Applicants who only apply through Indeed or LinkedIn will not be accepted.