Manager of Public Relations

Job Details

Status

open

End Date

Until Filled

Job Description

The Manager of Public Relations is responsible for overseeing the activities of the Member Services staff and leading effective communications through outreach, public relations, and social media. The Manager of Public Relations maintains the image of the cooperative through the implementation of creative solutions to support the department and cooperative-wide initiatives. Oversees the planning, development and execution of strategies to promote exceptional member service, member communication and perception of Umatilla Electric Cooperative (UEC) in alignment with the overall strategic mission of the cooperative.

Job Related Qualifications

Ability to perform essential job duties with or without reasonable accommodation and without posing a direct threat to safety or health of employee or others. 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.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:   Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university in business, communications, public relations or a related field.

Experience: Five (5) years’ related experience. Prior supervisory experience and previous experience in an electric utility or related field preferred.

Notice of Equal Opportunity Employment

We expect employees to be honest, trustworthy, and operate with integrity. Discrimination and all unlawful harassment (including sexual harassment) in employment is not tolerated. We encourage success based on our individual merits and abilities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or employment status. We support and obey laws that prohibit discrimination everywhere we do business. We fully consider all qualified applicants including those with a criminal history.