Works closely with the Director of Marketing and Communications on generating ad sales for The Current and strengthen relationship with current customers. Explores creative ways to promote businesses participating in Coop Connections.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Assist in identifying and prospecting new advertising customers for The Current.
Help manage and maintain relationships with existing customers advertising in The Current.
Ability to make efficient calls of judgment and follow through.
Create a variety of materials to promote Coop Connections to members and businesses.
Assist the Director of Marketing and Communications with invoicing.
Thorough understanding of cooperative policies and procedures.
Maintain a safe working environment by adhering to safety policies, procedures, and regulations.
Become immediately available to assist Line Operations during extended outages or emergency situations.
Assist with other duties and departments as requested.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
High school diploma or equivalent. Currently pursuing a degree in business, marketing, or related field.
Proficiency in Microsoft office products is required. Experience with Adobe products or Canva is preferred but not required.
Must have the ability to communicate with written, verbal and listening skills, in an effective, patient, and pleasant manner.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
Ability to solve practical everyday problems.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
A valid Oklahoma driver license is required.
OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES:
Must have a certain amount of “people skills”. Ability to perform assigned task in a manner that is non-offensive to co-workers or the general public. Must have the ability to read, follow or prepare instructions written in English.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, stoop, & kneel. Endure prolonged use of wrist, hands & fingers. Requires good hearing and enunciation, also good eyesight. Must have the physical ability to hear and verbally communicate over the phone either aided or unaided.
This job is mostly indoors. There is interaction with the public and co-workers, which can sometimes be stressful.
This position is classified as safety sensitive in compliance with the Oklahoma Medical Marijuana and Patient Protection Act and the Cooperative Policy 306A: Controlled Substances and Alcohol Use and Testing.
Cotton Electric Cooperative, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.
Cotton Electric Cooperative currently provides electric service to more than 21,000 meters in eight counties of Southwest Oklahoma. Cotton Electric was organized in 1938 to provide electric services to rural areas at a time when other utilities did not consider it economically feasible. Over the course of 80+ years, the cooperative has steadily grown while continuing to meet the changing needs of its member/consumers.
Cotton Electric Cooperative belongs to the rural community it serves. Its leaders are its members. Many of its employees are members, too.
Combined with the many services offered, a local dispatcher is always on duty to assist with any unexpected problems occurring after normal working hours.
Our headquarters is located at 226 North Broadway in Walters and a branch office at 1101 West Oak in Duncan.