JMEC Seeks Communications and Marketing Specialist

JMEC Seeks Communications and Marketing Specialist


Jemez Mountains Electric Cooperative, Inc., (JMEC) is accepting applications for the position of Communications and Marketing Specialist. We are seeking a qualified professional to develop and implement marketing, energy management and communication programs by planning, organizing, and coordinating cooperative resources to promote the mission of Jemez Mountains Electric Cooperative (JMEC).

Required Education, Degrees, Certificates, and/or Licenses:

Two-year degree in marketing or communications or equivalent experience is required. Knowledge in computer software i.e., Web/Graphic design, Micro Soft products, or a combination of education and experience providing equivalent knowledge. Must have the ability to operate a motor vehicle and possess a valid New Mexico driver’s license. Must be eligible to be and remain insured as a driver by the Cooperative’s group liability policy for the automotive fleet.

Essential Functions/Job Duties:

  • ·          Develop sales plans, schedules appointments and make follow-up calls with members/customers to promote energy audits, electric heating, and energy efficiency.

  • ·          Create and deliver press releases, media relations content, case studies, white papers, executive bios, corporate newsletter content, social media content, and speaking proposals.

  • ·          Serve as publisher/editor of JMEC’s monthly newsletter.

  • ·          Provide exemplary customer service, marketing, technical communication, organization, and project management services.

  • ·          Research media coverage and industry trends.

  • ·          Provide web/graphic design and maintenance services.

  • ·          Create company literature and other forms of communication.

  • ·          Plan and deliver education courses and materials.

  • ·          Initiate consumer surveys and Cooperative Energy Efficiency Programs.

  • ·          Work with manager and business units to determine event budget and manage expenses to that budget.

  • ·          Provide monthly reports to the Members Services Director on marketing and media relations.

  • ·          Promote products and services through public relations initiatives.

  • ·          Prepare and coordinate outage and internal information for dissemination to media outlets (website, radio, newspaper, social media, etc.)

  • ·          Recommend, implement and maintain website design and operation.

  • ·          Develop marketing communications campaigns.

Job Requirements and Experience:

  • Minimum of three to five years of experience in marketing and communications, and ability to gain knowledge of PRC regulations and electric utility business.

  • Must possess an effective working knowledge of marketing and writing techniques.

  • Must have ability to gain knowledge of Net Metering, Renewable Energy and Energy Audits.

  • Must understand basic operations of energy-efficient appliances, lighting and heating/cooling equipment.

  • Must have ability to gain knowledge of the Cooperative’s policies, procedures and rates.

  • Must have strong written/verbal communications skills.

  • Must have strong interpersonal skills and ability to effectively handle competing priorities, and complete them in a timely manner.

  • Must have the ability to work as part of a team.

  • Must be able to develop and deliver verbal and written presentations of complex materials to employees, consumers and the Board of Trustees.

  • Must have the ability to work with Department Directors and the Management Team in carrying out the day-to-day operations of the Cooperative and to collaborate in the formulation of and improvement of Cooperative processes and procedures and other recommendations to be presented to the Board of Trustees.

Only those candidates that possess the criteria listed above under required will be considered.

Applications and resumes will be accepted until close of business, Friday, October 6, 2017. Please contact Dwight Herrera for an application or you can visit our website at under our careers tab. 

Dwight Herrera, Human Resources Administrator
P.O. Box 128 Española, New Mexico 87532
505-753-2105 Ext. 1111
505-753-6958 fax