Iowa Association of Electric Cooperatives

Manager of Business & Community Development - Prairie Energy Cooperative, Clarion

Date Posted
October 30, 2023
Type
Full Time

Job Details

As an electrical distribution cooperative, Prairie Energy Cooperative is seeking a Full-Time Manager of Business & Community Development to drive community business growth and provide resources to current C&I members on business needs as they relate to our cooperative.

Job Description:

 In this role, you will be responsible for Key Accounts and Business Development:

  • Provide oversight, advice and service information to commercial and industrial (C & I) members of Prairie Energy Cooperative (PECO). The position is responsible for developing and directing a Key Accounts network, overseeing the administration of PECO’s comprehensive service programs and providing energy management resources to the member.
  • Builds and maintains the Key Accounts program which supports the business needs of the C & I members of PECO.
  • Coordinate and monitor economic development activities of PECO and surrounding communities. 
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationship with economic development organizations, local governments, chamber of commerce, civic organizations, etc.
  • Works closely with economic development organizations, local governments, chamber of commerce, and civic organizations, etc., to determine future growth areas and opportunities for PECO.
  • This position requires high visibility in the surrounding communities and a commitment to accuracy and integrity. Must demonstrate independent and teamwork skills and willing to travel and provide flexibility in work hours.


Benefits:

  • Competitive starting salary range of $70,000 - $80,000 based upon experience. 
  • Comprehensive benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, retirement pension, and 401k
  • Professional development.
  • A dynamic and innovative work environment.


Prairie Energy Cooperative is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive workplace.

 

 

Requirements

Qualifications:

To excel in this role, you should have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Customer Relations, Business Administration, Business Management, Economic Development, or other business-related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in customer relationships, administration, management, economic or community development.
  • Strong communication, negotiation, and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficiency in MS Office and other general office procedures.

 

Contact Information

Join us in driving Prairie Energy Cooperative forward and send your resume and cover letter to msmith@prairieenergy.coop with the subject line “Business and Community Development Manager Application - [Your Name]".

 

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