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Outreach Specialist

Company: Walker-Miller Energy Services LLC
Location: Decatur
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionCompany Overview:Walker-Miller Energy Services is a 22-year-old Detroit-based, core-values driven company committed to changing lives through energy efficiency. We create and manage customized energy waste reduction programs that help electric and gas utilities meet mandated energy savings goals. Our experience driven philosophy of energy efficiency as economic development helps families and businesses save energy and save money. Through innovative, inclusive initiatives, we help build communities by creating local jobs, producing equitable energy savings for all rate payers, and spurring the growth of diverse local businesses. Our operating philosophy is reflected in our core values. We refer to them as B-Hive.B - Boldly GoH - Humble ConfidenceI - Inclusive StewardshipV - Value ReputationE - Extraordinary Experience Position SummaryWe provide our utility clients with a wide range of energy-saving and renewable energy solutions. From individual utility customers and construction contractors, to utilities, municipalities, and government bodies, our clients have come to depend on our customized energy efficiency programs to help them to meet their energy saving goals. The Outreach Specialist is primarily responsible for deepening customer awareness of and participation in the program suite including identifying and developing relationships with community-based partner organizations, groups, networks and directly organizing and attending meetings and events. This role will also be responsible for preparing and presenting presentations informing the community of the various energy waste reduction programs that the utility offers. Job DescriptionPosition Duties and Responsibilities: This list of duties and responsibilities is not all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities, as management may deem necessary from time to time.

  • Embrace and operate within our core values. Basic Qualifications
    • In order for us to fulfill our mission to provide an extraordinary experience every day, we require all team members supporting Ameren Programs to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. There are limited exceptions for those with specific religious or medical reasons.
    • If not currently vaccinated, you must be willing to get vaccinated as a condition of employment, requiring you to get the first shot upon offer acceptance and the second shot on schedule as per CDC recommendation.
    • Identify and develop relationships with community-based partner organizations, groups, and networks across program territory
    • Create and staff direct-to-customers outreach opportunities including meetings of varied size and scope, including presentations and events
    • Assist program management and Marketing/Creative team in development of communication materials for assigned programs. These may include case studies, invitations, program descriptions and presentations
    • Collaborate with local partner organizations to share program updates and cross-promote resources
    • Assist Marketing team as directed with participation in larger trade show and seminar events
    • Manage event coordination from initiation to follow-up including tracking promotion, RSVP's, securing venues, coordinating room preparation, and food service
    • Track results of outreach efforts in Salesforce and report these to management
    • Create and modify documents using Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint for uploading to SharePoint Competency – Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
      • Booth Design and Setup
      • Strong customer service and communication skills
      • Must be able to handle a wide variety of work in a fast-paced environment
      • Must be detail-oriented, organized, a self-starter and have the ability to prioritize workload
      • Proficient in Microsoft Office, specifically PowerPoint and Outlook
      • Strong data entry skills when entering information in tracking systems/databases
      • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing with customers, clients, and employees Desired Qualifications
        • 4-year college degree or equivalent experience
        • 1-2 years of experience in marketing, community organizing, or event coordinating
        • Valid driver's license with acceptable driving record Travel Requirements
          • Willingness to travel up 70% of the time, including some evenings/weekends
            • Physical Demands and Work Environment
            • Required to sit and or stand for extended periods of time
            • Ability to lift up to 30 pounds
            • Noise level is typically moderateNote: Reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. The above information describes the general duties and requirements necessary to perform the principle functions of the position. This shall not be construed as a detailed description of all the duties and requirements that may be necessary in this position.Walker-Miller Energy Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.We believe that it is very important to provide employment opportunity to the utility ratepayers that reside in Illinois. Therefore, there is strong preference for the successful candidate to be located in the Ameren Illinois service territory https://www.ameren.com/illinois/company/about-ameren/service-territory (roughly the southern two-thirds of Illinois). The Ameren Illinois service territory includes several large to mid-size communities such as Galesburg, Quincy, Peoria, Bloomington-Normal, Champaign-Urbana, Danville, Decatur, Springfield, Charleston-Mattoon, Effingham, Mt. Vernon, Marion, Carbondale, and Metro East (Belleville, O'Fallon, Granite City, Edwardsville, Alton, Collinsville)."

Keywords: Walker-Miller Energy Services LLC, Decatur , Outreach Specialist, Other , Decatur, Illinois

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