The Energy Education Council, a national 501 (c) 3 non-profit, is looking for a full-time staff member to create and coordinate EEC communication and outreach activities. EEC has a long affiliation with University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign and this is a 12-month academic professional position. Bachelor’s degree is required.
Duties include: • Creation and coordination of Energy Education Council public communication and outreach activities, including research, writing and scheduling of news releases and articles, website updates, etc. • Communication with news media, correspondence and interviews. • Concept-to-creation participation in EEC annual safety education campaigns and consumer outreach materials, which include such items as video, print designs, infographics, social media graphics and text, and radio and TV public service announcements. • Creation and coordination of stakeholder communication including quarterly Council video newsletter, e-notes, etc. • Assist in Council marketing communications activities. • Creation of PowerPoint presentations and some public speaking.
To view complete job description and apply, visit: http://go.illinois.edu/A1700281
Closing date is June 6, 2017.
• Required: B.A. or B.S required in Communication, Public Relations, Marketing, Journalism, or related field from an accredited institution of higher education. Candidates with a Bachelor’s degree in progress may be considered for interviews, but degree must be completed by hire date. • Proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite programs. Experience with desktop publishing software. • Experience with marketing, brand and reputation management. • Experience with web and social media tools. • Experience with audio/video production. • Enthusiasm, initiative, self-direction; ability to work independently with minimal supervision. • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and relationship-building skills. Excellent organizational, planning and time management skills.
Preferred: • Experience with public communication campaigns and association organizations. • Proficiency using InDesign, Illustrator & Photoshop.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with experience. Very attractive benefits package.
The Energy Education Council (EEC) is a national non-profit that creates a safer, smarter world. EEC and its award-winning Safe Electricity® program produce a variety of multi-media tools from comprehensive web sites to videos, articles to print designs, social media graphics and much more, all aimed at helping electric utilities to educate consumers and utility workers.
For more than half a... century, the Council has been a trusted source of science-based information, operating as part of the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign Extension Service. EEC's diverse membership of more than 500 utilities includes electric cooperatives, investor-owned, and municipal utilities, along with educators, energy experts and related businesses. Members find common ground on mutually vital issues and foster synergy to enhance consumer knowledge of electrical safety, energy efficiency and renewable energy through outreach and education.