Manager of Internal Communications

Company: Ozarks Electric Cooperative

Updated: 2/22/2022


**Notice: Qualified candidates must submit writing samples with your application/resume. If selected for an interview, you will need to come prepared to give a short presentation on a topic of your choice.** JOB TITLE: Manager of Internal Communications DEPARTMENT: Marketing and Communications DATE: February 15, 2022 REPORTS TO: Executive Leadership Team SUPERVISED BY: Vice President, Marketing and Communications JOB QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree required, preferably in Journalism or Communications, English, Public Relations, or related field EXPERIENCE: Four years of experience in Journalism, Communications, Public Relations, or related field JOB KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS: Must be proficient in Mac OS X and Microsoft Office and adaptive to new and changing technologies. Must have solid understanding of analytical software and techniques. MAJOR JOB TASKS: Produces, edits, and distributes all aspects of company-wide internal communications initiatives, including executive communications. Works closely with CEO and Executive Team to create internal communications that reflects the cooperative's strategic priorities and identifies best approaches and channels to engage and inform internal audiences. Conceptualizes, researches, and provides writing support to CEO and Executive Team for executive communications, including speeches, talking points, power point presentations, and publication messages. Responsible for the regular cadence of communications to employees to enhance the culture, engage employee base, inspire passion for the cooperative mission and brand, and inform and strengthen the cooperative community across departments. Collaborates with Vice President of Marketing and Communications to develop cohesive and well-aligned communications strategy that supports marketing and external communications initiatives and identifies opportunities for internal communications platforms to share and promote these initiatives. Summarizes, edits, and distributes monthly board reports. Prepares content, directs, and executes various employee meetings, including new employee orientations. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work to be performed by employees assigned to this classification. The statements are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. The Manager Internal Communications shall be required to perform any other duties assigned to fulfill the objectives of the Cooperative. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Must possess a strong worth ethic with desire to take on new tasks and responsibilities. Must possess strong organizational and project management skills Must possess excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills. Must possess excellent presentation, proofreading and editing skills. This position is performed both inside and outside the office, with some irregular working hours Some travel is required inside and outside the Cooperative service area. Overnight travel may be required from time to time. Must have valid driver's license without violation, which would prohibit insurability. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to work on computer long periods of time. Must be able to perform all activities listed in the job description with or without reasonable accommodation. Rarely lifts to 30 pounds Must be able to hear and talk to communicate with others. Ozarks Electric is an EOE/AA/W/M/VETERAN/Disability employer For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.