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Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Produce written material for newsletters, news releases, and pamphlets/brochures. Edit others’ written material for grammar and content.
  • Develop presentations for self and others. Develop or contribute to the creation of content of presentations and/or speeches to promote awareness and understanding of issues relevant to the District. Operate various video, and audio-visual equipment.
  • Initiate and/or maintain media and public contacts for disseminating information about the District’s project, activities and issues that concern its customers, stakeholders and the general public.
  • Develop and maintain District’s website and social media presence. Assist in maintenance of a separate, secure website for conveying information to District board members, as needed.
  • Manage advertising functions, including developing copy for newspaper, television, and radio ads or notices.
  • Respond to inquiries from the media, public or other organizations.
  • Organize and lead tours of the District’s project and those related to District operations.
  • Represent the District on committees as directed by the General Manager or Government & Public Relations Manager.
  • Provide support to other District personnel in activities related to internal, public and/or media relations and arrange interviews between District personnel and the media as needed.
  • Coordinate or contribute to the organization of special events and/or meetings.
  • Stay informed about current events and public opinion regarding issues related to District operations and inform others as appropriate.
  • Serve as District’s spokesperson at meetings, interviews, and various functions as needed.
  • Maintain cooperative relationships with media, customers, community organizations and representatives from various agencies and organizations.
  • Assist Government and Public Relations Manager with lobbyist related activities as directed.
  • Coordinate the District’s public outreach activities.
  • Operate District’s drone/unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) to capture visual media of District facilities/activities.

Requirements and Experience

  • College degree and three years of professional experience in the research, written preparation and dissemination of information to the public through such media as news releases, publications, public speaking, and/or broadcasting.
  • Well-developed communications skills, including the ability to write and edit various articles and publications, experience with graphic design/layout and social media platforms and to give oral presentations to groups.
  • Aptitude with technology and software, including word processing, desktop publishing, web design, presentation, graphic design, communications, and photo editing software.
  • Good organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Possess the ability to walk long distances through unimproved terrain, work near water, at heights and in confined spaces.
  • Knowledge of and experience with media production, communication and dissemination techniques and methods, including the ability to inform via written, oral and visual media.
  • Valid driver’s license

Salary commensurate with experience. Central cares about their employees and offers excellent compensation and benefits.

Central Nebraska Public Power & Irrigation District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.