Serve as a single point of contact for communications and marketing strategies to power conservation, electrification, and other utility programsIdentify customer needs and develop communications and marketing strategies and plansWrite and edit digital and print materials to promote customer programsParticipate in department-wide strategic communication planning and ensure that activities align with strategiesCompile data, develop metrics, and prepare reports for assigned programs and internal customersCollaborate with Communications team and graphic designers on web content updates, social media posts, print and other materials for assigned programsWork with media buying agency to develop and manage advertising campaignsIdentify target audiences and venues for reaching goalsCreate and collaborate on advertising deliverablesMinimum Education*
Bachelor's degree in public relations, communications, marketing or directly related field
4 years of public information, community engagement/outreach and/or marketing experience.
*Equivalency: 1 year of experience = 1 year of education
Ability to plan strategically and implement plans on a timeline.Demonstrate a high level of accountability for meeting deadlines and following processes.Ability to manage a high volume of projects and perform under pressure.Agency experience or proven ability to consult on marketing strategies.Experience successfully using Asana or similar project management tool.Exceptional writing and editing skills and understanding of matching content to a variety of channels.Experience establishing performance metrics, analyzing data, and reporting on performance of communications.Relationship building skills.Demonstrated success performing advanced, diverse communication strategies in an efficient, accurate, collaborative, and courteous manner.Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.Ability to work a full-time schedule Monday through Friday with core hours between 8:00am and 5:00pm, and with the ability to work occasional evenings and weekendsThis recruitment is being managed by Joanna Hambrick; if you would like to be notified of similar opportunities or stay connected with things going on at Tacoma Public Utilities and the City of Tacoma,
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