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Communications Manager

Communications Manager

REPORTS TO: Communications Portfolio Manager
SALARY BAND: $45,000 - $65,000

TRAVEL: 25-35%
(Mix of Day Trips and Overnight Trips)


Communications Manager
Responsibilities & Duties

POSITION SUMMARY: Communications Managers are an integral part of the Good Steward Consulting service delivery model. This position is responsible for planning, organizing, managing, and executing communication and outreach strategies for renewable energy projects - from beginning to end. Each project’s scope can 
vary from single pieces of collateral and event coordination to multifaceted, multichannel marketing/outreach campaigns. Communications Managers work together with our Portfolio Managers, Assistant Communications Managers, and Local Representatives to deliver best-in-class service. 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. This person is a self-starter, with a positive attitude who enjoys working with other 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.


  • Define project scopes, goals, and deliverables

  • Exhibits GSC Core Values: Grit/Resolve, Accountability, Creativity, 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

  • Knowledge of project management processes, workflow, and terminology

  • Customer-service driven attitude


  • Define projects scope, goals, and deliverables

  • Present information to private and public audiences in-person (one-on-one and large group settings)

  • Plan and implement outreach plans

  • Define tasks and required resources

  • Manage project budgets

  • Allocate project resources

  • Create a communication schedule and project communication timeline for each project

  • Detailed tracking of deliverables and billables

  • Support and direct team members

  • Monitor and report on project progress

  • Present reports on progress,as well as problems and solutions, directly to clientsand/or portfolio manager

  • Implement and manage change when necessary to meet project outputs

  • Gather information “in the field” for “boots on the ground” community scouting, meetings, and reporting

  • Identify regulatory process and local government personnel/ procedures


  • 5+ years of career experience

  • B.S. in a business-related, agriculture-related, or energy-related field of study; marketing, communications, or public relations degrees preferred

  • Direct or in-direct experience with agriculture (farming) and direct experience with rural living preferred

  • Ability to travel

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

  • Valid driver’s license a must

  • Background check required

  • Knowledge of Microsoft 365 and Office


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

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

  • Must be able to lift 15 pounds at times

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