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Assistant Communications Manager

Assistant Communications Manager

EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Full-Time, Salary
REPORTS TO: Communications Portfolio Manager
SALARY BAND: $40,000 - $55,000
BENEFITS ELIGIBLE: Yes
TRAVEL: 15-25%
(Mix of Day Trips and Overnight Trips)

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Assistant Communications Manager
Responsibilities & Duties

POSITION SUMMARY: The Assistant Communications Manager is an important part of the client service delivery system at Good Steward Consulting. This position holder is responsible for assisting Communication Managers with planning, organizing, managing, and executing client deliverables. He/she/they will be expected to perform a variety of tasks, help keep long-term projects on track, and handle more urgent requirements for all members of the Senior Leadership Team (President, VP of Finance, and VP of Operations). This person is a self-starter, with a positive attitude who enjoys working through people to achieve tremendous results. Familiar with rural living and/or agriculture, this person must be able to professionally communicate with clients in a formal manner and communicate/relate with stakeholders in rural project site areas with ease and familiarity. A team player who loves a good challenge, has a high level of integrity, works diligently to exceed expectations, and who is also willing to follow and implement someone else’s vision while having fun with colleagues and clients. He/she/they understand the need for GSC to consistently deliver the HIGHEST quality service and work product.

POSITION SKILL SET:

  • ​Exhibits GSC Core Values: Grit/Resolve, Accountablilty, Creative, and Energetic.

  • Outstanding communication skills (written and verbal).

  • Expert organizational skills and ability to multi-task.

  • Ability to function well in a fast-paced environment under tight deadlines.

  • Ability to take direction from others.

  • Initiative to solve problems quickly for the benefit of the team.

  • Customer-service driven attitude.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Plan and organize project events (invitation and RSVP management, catering/reservations, resource and material preparation, presentation preparation).

  • Attend and assist at project meetings (set-up, check-in, question-tracking, note-taking, observation, tear-down, thank-you mailings, and follow-up).

  • Manage inventory of project materials/swag, audio/visual equipment, supplies, and literature.

  • Complete project mailings (updates to stakeholders, invitations, event notices, etc.) including mail merge letters/envelopes, letter drafting, address management, and execution of mailing).

  • Monitor project chatter (Facebook, websites, print media in project areas, magazines, etc.).

  • Maintain the GSC Media Library (research and store information, articles, reports, etc. regarding the renewable energy industry, projects, and clients; share found information with internal operations and marketing staff).

  • General administrative duties such as running errands, greeting visitors, note-taking, conference call participation, emailing, etc.

  • Complete other tasks as directed by the operations team.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree: marketing, communications, and/or public relations degree preferred.

  • Agricultural background; and/or direct association with the agricultural community preferred.

  • Ability to travel 15-20%

  • Ability to maintain in-office hours at HQ site per regular office hours schedule (Monday-Thursday, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM, CST), or as agreed to for remote work position.​

  • Valid driver’s license a must.

  • Background check required.

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office 365

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.

  • Prolonged periods of sitting while driving/riding in vehicle (and/or while traveling via air)

  • Must be able to lift 15 pounds at times.

Come Work With Us

Please also send your resume to jennifer.hoiseth@goodstewardconsulting.com

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