Submit Job Postings

NREDA provides its members space to post a position on the NREDA website, plus a one-time email distribution to NREDA members, for low fee of $50.00. The fee for non-members to post a position and for a one-time email distribution to NREDA members is $150.00.

The process for submitting a job posting is simple:

Email a short paragraph to inclusive of the recommended guidelines for employment opportunities.
(See recommended guidelines.)  DO NOT INCLUDE PAYMENT information in the email, you will be invoiced.

Allow two business days for the position to be posted online and for the one-time email delivery of the notice to be sent to NREDA members. If the timing of NREDA's quarterly Rural Developer newsletter copy deadline coincides with the timing of the employment opportunity, the listing will also be placed in the newsletter.

Recommended guidelines to include:
  • Date employment opportunity is to be posted
  • Title of position
  • Name of Organization/Company/Cooperative/Corporation/Association
  • Qualifications and skills required for the position Additional special needs to fulfill responsibilities of this position Salary range (optional)
  • Process to apply (send resume and references)
  • Contact information and instructions for candidate to proceed with the application process (please include a telephone number and/or email address along with mailing address information)
  • Deadlines for application
  • Date employment opportunity is to be removed from

For additional information about posting employment opportunities, contact the NREDA Executive Director at

Job Postings

Organization: Golden Shovel
Position: Customer Service Account Executive (GateKeeper Representative)

Golden Shovel Agency is seeking to contract with an individual who will provide monthly customer relations. This contract will allow an individual to work independently from a location of their choice and schedule monthly meetings with Golden Shovel clients.

Contracted Services Requested:
  • Schedule monthly calls with clients to review their Golden Shovel services
  • Solicit feedback on the quality of service being offered
  • Introduce Golden Shovel features and services as requested by the client to solve their issues

A successful contractor will learn and understand the economic development marketing services offered by Golden Shovel and be able to articulate the appropriate services to the Golden Shovel Clients.

Golden Shovel is seeking a beginning contract of 20-30 hours a month anticipating the contract will grow as contractor demonstrates the ability to effectively manage the client base.

Please send resume to Darren Varley (
Apply by November 30, 2018

Organization: Dairyland Power Cooperative 
Position: Economic Development Representative

Dairyland Power Cooperative, an electric utility headquartered in La Crosse, WI, is seeking an Economic Development Representative. The individual develops and builds relationships with member-cooperatives; communities; local, regional, and state economic development organizations; and businesses in Dairyland Power Cooperative's service area. Identifies economic development opportunities; plans, leads, and executes initiatives to retain and grow member-cooperative energy sales. Provides business and community development services to Dairyland's member-cooperatives.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in business, finance, public relations, political science, marketing, community/economic development or related field. Advanced degree preferred. Minimum 5 years demonstrated experience in developing, marketing, leading, and directing effective strategic programs in the electric utility and/or economic development industry including economic development financing, business credit analysis, project administration, grant writing, marketing and communications. Excellent skills and experience cultivating and nurturing relationships. Must have a valid driver's license.
Dairyland Power Cooperative offers a competitive salary and a great range of benefits. To view the full job description and to apply online, please visit us at
Applications will be accepted until staffing needs are met.
Must submit college transcripts.
Dairyland Power Cooperative is an equal opportunity provider and employer. 

Organization: Corn Belt Power Cooperative, Humboldt, IA
Position: Marketing Communication Manager

  • Plan, develop, coordinate, implement and evaluate the effectiveness of residential energy efficiency and energy marketing programs.
  • Develop and prepare information, advertising and promotions used for energy efficiency and marketing campaigns.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills required. Prior electric utility experience helpful.

Job Location:

Humboldt, IA 50548

Experience Required:
Five years of experience marketing a product, creating a marketing campaign, writing newsletter content, placing advertising or conducting market research.

Education Required:
A four-year degree in marketing, communication, advertising, journalism or related field is required.

Formed in 1947, Corn Belt Power supplies electricity to nine member cooperatives and one municipal cooperative that serve farms, rural residences, small towns, businesses and industries in 41 counties in northern Iowa. Corn Belt Power Cooperative is committed to providing a safe and reliable supply of electricity, and helping to make the quality of life in our community the best it can be.

Corn Belt Power offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience and qualifications as well as a comprehensive benefit program. Qualified applicants should send a detailed resume with salary requirements to:

Corn Belt Power Cooperative
Attn: Human Resources
1300 13th Street North
Humboldt, Iowa 50548

Corn Belt Power Cooperative is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled.

Pre-employment drug screen, physical and background check are required.