At MEEA, we leverage our unique position as the Midwest’s key champion and trusted information resource on energy efficiency policies and programs to help our members and stakeholders identify, understand and implement cost-effective energy efficiency strategies that provide economic and environmental benefits. As a collaborative network and an influential membership organization spanning thirteen states, we provide a professional forum where energy providers, policymakers, implementers, manufacturers, advocates, and other stakeholders can make connections, seek advice and learn about energy efficiency. With our dynamic annual conference, MEEA plays an important role in forging partnerships, promoting new technologies and curating the evolving conversation around economic sustainability and environmental stewardship from energy efficiency.
MEEA seeks an exceptional individual who can write and design with a strong professional voice and look. We offer a supportive, high-performing environment where you will have a strong role in the marketing program’s decisions in a culture that recognizes, develops and values great work. We are looking for someone to support our internal and external marketing, for specific programs and the full organization. This individual should be able to see how MEEA communications affects the organization overall and look for more opportunities to position the organization as the trusted source of energy efficiency in the Midwest and nationally. The Marketing Associate/ Sr. Marketing Associate will report to the Membership & External Relations Director and be responsible for the day to day administration of MEEA’s marketing and communications. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
• Prepare general communications to MEEA members and larger audience under the direction of Membership & External Relations Director • Primary staff to manage MEEA website with support of staff web team • Assist in development and production of MEEA marketing for all printed and electronic materials, including annual report, brochure and all conference and event related materials • Responsible for the development and distribution of the MEEA Minute, MEEA’s monthly newsletter • Coordinate MEEA webinars to ensure consistent content and promotion • Develop and maintain MEEA’s social media program, including LinkedIn, Twitter and MEEA blog • Work with Membership & External Relations Director on MEEA’s internal and external PR campaigns • Assist in managing and maintaining MEEA branding • Work with MEEA staff on white papers, fact sheets and other research; designing marketing collateral; and assisting in development of presentations • Manage MEEA’s speakers’ bureau, assisting staff to promote and secure speaking engagements
MEEA offers a competitive employment package with salary commensurate with experience.
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Submit cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject Marketing Associate by Friday, October 24th. Candidates who do not submit all three items will not be considered. Candidates considered for interviews will be asked to provide writing samples and three references. No phone calls please. MEEA is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination with regard to race, sex, gender, color, age, religion, creed, class, sexual orientation, national origin, and disability.
The successful candidate must possess the following qualifications: • Experience with marketing in B2B and B2C environments • Experience with membership organizations • Experience with PR programs preferred • Minimum 2 years’ experience working in organizational marketing position • B.A. or B.S. in Marketing, Communications or a related field • Proficient in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Publisher; and Adobe design software: InDesign and Illustrator • Proficient with social media platforms: Twitter, Facebook (ads), Linked • High-level writing and speaking skills • Ability to manage multiple projects and responsibilities and adapt to shifting priorities • Passion for and commitment to energy efficiency
About Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance
The Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (MEEA) is a collaborative network advancing energy efficiency in the Midwest to support sustainable economic development and environmental preservation.