Discover a POWERful career at Associated Electric! Our organization offers challenging and rewarding work with career development and internal mobility opportunities - all within a family friendly and community centric culture. Our purpose is simple - to provide safe, reliable and affordable energy for our member-owners. At Associated Electric, one of the largest electric cooperatives in the nation, opportunities to gain valuable experience and contribute new ideas in an ever-changing industry are endless.
We are currently seeking applicants for a Member Services (Communications, Marketing) Specialist in our Member Services & Corporate Communications division located in Springfield, MO. This position is responsible for the development and promotion of marketing materials for cooperative systems as well as providing member services support by producing resources and materials. This includes brochures, posters, research, templates, video production, advertisements, podcasts and other print promotional materials, digital marketing material, social media graphics and management of social sites as well as website design and maintenance. You will develop new promotional and educational business information for cooperatives’ use with their members as well as a marketing and advertising strategy based on member survey results as well as provide leadership to our Video Production intern.
AECI provides a competitive total compensation package including paid health care and dental premiums starting on day one with vision plans available. Basic life, short-term disability and long-term disability are paid for by AECI as well as a 401k with an employer match. Invest in yourself with our tuition reimbursement and enjoy time away with Paid Time Off (PTO) and paid holidays. Wellness incentives and employee assistance programs are also available. Come join a team where your talents are appreciated, your voice is heard, and your work has an impact!
To apply for a position, please visit www.aeci.org/careers. You will be able to upload additional applicant documents (i.e. resume, cover letter). AECI is fully committed to the concept and practice of equal opportunity and affirmative action in all aspects of employment. Please contact us if you require assistance in filling out an application. Individuals with disabilities should request reasonable accommodations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act prior to an appointment.
Bachelor’s degree in marketing, advertising, communications, multi-media communications or related field, or equivalent experience.
At least two years’ experience developing marketing materials, managing website content and/or digital/social media development.
Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite/Cloud applications, specifically InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator, with a working knowledge and real-world experience in planning, managing and executing social/digital media initiatives.
Strong relationship building and communication skills with a positive demeanor to serve as a liaison between AECI, member systems, safety program staff, Missouri State High School Activities Association, Touchstone Energy and other strategic partners.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, specifically Outlook, PowerPoint, Word and Excel.
Skills and ability to develop and execute presentations and represent Associated and its membership to varying audiences.
Creative mindset to keep materials and resources fresh and relevant.
Proficiency in video production techniques including video recording equipment and post-production/editing software, specifically After Effects, Premiere Pro, Media Encoder and Audition, preferred.
Experience providing content and assisting with production of radio and television ads preferred.
Ability and willingness to travel up to 20%, including overnight travel.