Pioneer Community Energy seeks a Communications Manager
The Communications Manager develops and executes the strategic communications efforts of the agency and has a wide range of responsibilities related to the implementation of marketing efforts across departments and teams at Pioneer. Duties include:
Tracks and implements marketing campaigns by managing media buys and managing the development of ad content.
Manages the implementation and creation of marketing outreach programs.
Oversees and reviews social media campaigns and posts.
Plans, organizes, and implements a wide variety of events including community meetings, press conferences and ribbon cutting ceremonies.
Distributes press releases and performs media relations.
Tracks, coordinates and makes recommendations for Pioneer sponsorships.
Tracks and coordinates print mailing campaigns with print vendor.
Plans, manages and reviews social media campaigns and posts.
Reviews and updates copy for print and digital Pioneer collateral.
Organizes and plans local photoshoots.
Staffs Pioneer community events and meetings.
Acts as liaison with third party contractors specific to the Community Relations team.
Qualified candidates will possess strong writing and publishing skills; knowledge of the characteristics of local government joint power authority agencies and concepts of public administration; principles, techniques and methods of public information, integrated marketing communication, community and media relations and public education and techniques for preparing and reviewing news releases and other information materials including graphics and written copy.
EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION
Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge, skills and abilities would be:
Five years of progressively responsible experience in marketing, communications, public relations or community outreach at a public agency, private marketing firm, electric utility, regulatory agency, or legislative office with emphasis on environmental issues and sustainability.
A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in marketing, communications, public relations, environmental science/studies, or a related field.
Salary - The salary range is $101,153 - $151,224 with placement dependent on qualifications.
Benefits - Pioneer’s offices are newly renovated, bright and modern with plentiful free parking. The office is conveniently located in Rocklin with quick and easy access to Interstate 80, and many shops and restaurants within walking distance, as well as, two fitness centers on the same block. Additionally, Pioneer offers:
13 paid holidays
12 days paid personal and family sick and medical leave
3 days paid for bereavement leave
40 hours of Volunteer Paid Time Off to allow employees to support the community in which they work.
Vacation at 10 days for 0-2 years of service, 12 days for 3-4 years of service, 15 days for 5-9 years of service, 20 days for 10-19 years of services, 25 days for 20+ years of service
80 hours of management leave
Excellent health insurance options, including medical, dental, and vision for employees and their dependents with Pioneer paying up to $1,891 per month for employee and dependent coverages
Full contribution to a 457(b) deferred compensation plan ($19,500)
Access to professional development opportunities and team-building activities
APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS
To be considered, submit an application, cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Shellie Anderson at Bryce Consulting. The recruitment is open until February 1, 2021.