Communications & Special Projects

Lincoln Electric Cooperative is seeking a full-time position: Communications and Special Projects. The position develops, coordinates, and directs public and member relations activities for the cooperative. They promote the efficient use of electricity and other cooperative services through providing information about the cooperative and by conducting conservation and education programs for the members. They are responsible for grant application and coordination by identifying and applying for various grants that meet the cooperative’s needs and overseeing the grant application process and administration from beginning to end.

Qualified candidates must have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in marketing, journalism, communication, or a related discipline is required.
  • Five years’ experience in public relations, media relations and/or corporate communications. Will consider an equivalent combination of relevant education and experience.
  • Background in electric cooperatives or the electric utility industry is preferred.

About LEC

Lincoln Electric Cooperative, Inc. is a non-profit distribution electric cooperative headquartered in Eureka, Montana. Our 25 employees provide service to over 5,200 members with more than 6,500 meters on 1,013 miles of power line in portions of Lincoln and Flathead Counties. Lincoln Electric is provided wholesale power from Bonneville Power Administration via a purchasing agreement through membership in PNGC Power.

About the area

Eureka is an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise. With thousands of forested public lands, hundreds of miles of maintained trails, and dozens of lakes, recreation abounds. Minutes away from downtown is Lake Koocanusa, a reservoir formed by the Libby Dam featuring 66-miles of shoreline in the United States.

About benefits

Lincoln Electric Cooperative offers competitive salary and generous benefits package including:

  • Retirement Security Plan and 401(k) Pension Plan through NRECA
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance for employee and their family
  • HSA and HRA with contributions by the cooperative
  • Life, dependent life, and Accidental Death and Dismemberment insurance
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Annual wellness incentive.

Interested candidates should email a resume to no later than July 17, 2024