We are in search for a Part-Time Energy District Communications & Marketing Specialist


Are you passionate about clean energy and community engagement? We are seeking a dedicated Part-Time Energy District Communications and Marketing Specialist to join our team at the Clayton County Energy District in Clayton County, IA. In this remote role, you will play a crucial part in promoting local awareness and enhancing community understanding of our district’s mission.


Position Details:
Part-time (Flexible ~ 4 hours per week) Compensation: $25 per hour Employment Type: Independent Contractor Work Arrangement: Remote

Digital Presence Management:

  • Oversee and maintain the district’s online presence through website management, email marketing, and social media accounts.
  • Manage website content using the WordPress Dashboard to ensure up-to-date information.
  • Utilize MailChimp to create engaging newsletters and email announcements.
  • Regularly update and manage social media accounts to keep the community informed.

Content Creation:

  • Develop and distribute press releases, brochures, fact sheets, membership booklets, and e-newsletters.
  • Maintain membership lists and ensure accurate records.
  • Place approved advertisements according to the project budget.
  • Foster relationships with local and regional news media to enhance district visibility.

Event Coordination:

  • Organize and promote energy district events to engage the community.
  • Assist in coordinating fundraising campaigns with guidance from the program director.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Maintain open communication with the program director to ensure alignment with district objectives.
  • Collaborate with fellow energy district staff to exchange knowledge and insights.
  • Stay updated on local issues and clean energy topics to enhance the quality of content and outreach.
  • Assist in managing the energy district’s shared drive.

Proficiency Requirements:

  • Graphic design skills for creating visually appealing content
  • Strong writing abilities to craft compelling messaging
  • Experience in social media content creation and management.
  • Proficiency with Google Workspace for collaboration and communication
  • Facilitation of online meetings and webinars

Relationship to the Clean Energy District Board of Directors:

  • Act as an independent contractor under the guidance of the program director.
  • Attend board meetings as required.
  • Maintain a transparent work log.
  • Submit regular compensation and reimbursement invoices promptly.

Join us in making a positive impact on our community’s clean energy journey. If you’re ready to use your communication and marketing skills to drive change, we want to hear from you. Contact Us and be a part of the Clayton County Energy District team!