As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, Jackson EMC has a high interest in priority referrals of protected veterans for our job openings.
This posting is to fill one vacancy
POSITION OBJECTIVES: To manage a proactive, comprehensive employee communication program, across department/district lines, and throughout the organization that demonstrates cooperative values, supports the cooperative’s mission and helps achieve the cooperative’s vision; to develop and implement effective employee communication strategy to support cooperative strategic planning, inform/educate employees on cooperative activities and industry issues; to coordinate communications messaging across all employee communication outlets; to evaluate effectiveness of employee communication channels, providing recommendations for continuous improvement and implementing those recommendations.
EDUCATION: Require Bachelor's degree in Journalism, Public Relations, or Communication. Prefer undergraduate curriculum including courses in liberal arts, business administration, psychology, and sociology.
EXPERIENCE: Require five (5) years of responsible experience in the field of journalistic writing, editing, intranet management, photography, and public relations with business or industry. Prefer experience in employee communication with a service type organization, particularly in the field of rural electrification.
KNOWLEDGE: Require working knowledge of principles and practices in the areas of journalistic writing, strategic employee communication, and employee recognition. Require working knowledge of photography, CMS and associated software applications. Require understanding of general business management principles, communication evaluation, electronic communication and strategic communications planning.
Internal Number: 2018-34-003
About Jackson EMC
Jackson Electric Membership Corporation, one of the largest electric cooperatives in Georgia and the nation, is headquartered 50 miles northeast of Atlanta in Jefferson, Ga. The cooperative serves more than 226,194 meters. We have a strong market presence due to the reliable electric supply, personal customer service, high customer satisfaction and reasonable rates that we offer. Our ownership through Oglethorpe Power Corporation, in addition to strategic power contracts, gives us the ability to offer competitive rates.