Communications and Outreach Specialist

Company: Talquin Electric Cooperative


Contact Person: Lori Pilz

Application Deadline: October 27, 2023


Talquin Electric Cooperative, Inc. is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Communications & Outreach Specialist located in the Tallahassee, Florida area.


Must have high school diploma or its equivalent. A Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree in business, communications, marketing or related field is preferred. At least three years of experience in public relations, writing, communications, marketing, media, or related field is strongly preferred, along with demonstrated excellent interpersonal skills and proven ability to analyze, interpret, and communicate complex technical information.

Creative writing and public speaking skills are required. Individual should be comfortable in presenting data to internal and external stakeholders in a clear and concise manner. Ability to prepare PowerPoint, Excel, Adobe, and Word documents for presentations is needed. Proven experience supporting social media campaigns along with monitoring and editing content is highly desired. Video, photography, basic design and/or other media experience is a plus.

Must be able to work with others as part of a team and work independently. Set priorities and schedule work and presentations to meet deadlines. Ability to manage workflow in an organized manner. After hours work as needed.

Must be able to pass Cooperative physical examination as well as pre-employment drug screen, and background check. Requires a valid driver’s license.

Must live at a primary residence located within a 30 minute drive, as determined solely by management, of any Talquin Electric office facility.

The primary work location for this position will be a Talquin office as assigned by management. Daily travel will be required, and some overnight travel is to be expected. Individual must be available for on call schedule and to work extended hours during emergency restoration periods. Applicants selected to interview will be required to demonstrate creative writing and presentation skills.

How to Apply

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to [email protected].

Job Originally Posted on: Wednesday, October 18, 2023