Position: Manager, Member Services & Economic Development
Employer: Associated Electric Cooperative Inc. / Springfield, MO
Working at AECI is more than a job, it is a career filled with challenges, rewarding work experiences, stateof-the-art tools and exceptional benefits. We are a premier employer comprised of the best and the brightest in the industry. We are searching for talented, enthusiastic people to contribute to our team as we work to provide safe, reliable and affordable energy for our member-owners. At AECI, one of the largest electric cooperatives in the nation, your opportunities to gain valuable experience and contribute new ideas in an ever-changing industry with a growing company are endless.
We are currently seeking applicants for a Manager, Member Services & Economic Development in the Member Services & Corporate Communications division located in Springfield, MO. This is an exciting and unique role that has direct impact on our member owners by providing oversight and direction for residential marketing support, video services, research, web design/maintenance as well as rural economic development assistance for key account programs, job creation/retention projects and project management. This role is responsible for ensuring the department has developed effective relationships at all levels of Associated’s cooperative system in Missouri, Iowa and Oklahoma as well as monitoring the effectiveness of these relationships.
What we are looking for:
- A relationship builder who can maintain and grow connections throughout the 57-member systems, statewide cooperative associations; local, state and federal agencies; businesses and educational institutions
- Someone with a working knowledge of electric cooperative business principles and structure
- Successful experience and results in member services programs, rural economic development, project management, recruitment marketing strategies and existing business retention
- Bachelor’s degree in business, management, or related field or demonstrated comparable experience
At least eight years of successful, proactive experience, including at least three years in supervision and developing staff Certified Economic Developer (CEcD), Certified Key Accounts Executive (CKAE), or the capacity to attain certification
AECI provides a competitive total compensation package including paid health care and dental premiums starting on day one with vision plans available. Basic life, short-term disability and long-term disability are paid for by AECI as well as a 401k with an employer match. Invest in yourself with our tuition reimbursement and enjoy time away with Paid Time Off (PTO) and paid holidays. Wellness incentives and employee assistance programs are also available. Come join a team where your talents are appreciated, your voice is heard, and your work has an impact!
To apply for a position, please visit www.aeci.org/careers and complete your profile. You will be able to upload additional applicant documents (i.e. resume, cover letter) and apply for a position. AECI is fully committed to the concept and practice of equal opportunity and affirmative action in all aspects of employment. Please reference the contact information above if you require assistance in filling out an application. Individuals with disabilities should request reasonable accommodations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act prior to an appointment.
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