Editor

Member & Public Relations - Communications Keystone Heights, Florida


Description

 

Editor

 

Posting Date:September 27, 2022

 

Job Posting Number:             2022-074

 

Pay Grade:A-7

Department:Member and Public Relations

 

Location:Keystone Heights

 

Department Head:Derick Thomas

 

Immediate Supervisor:Kathy Richardson

 

Classification:                         Exempt

 

Notes:This is an existing position.

 

 

Clay Electric Cooperative, Inc. does not sponsor employment visas.

 

If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, please submit your request by emailing [email protected] or by calling 352-473-8000, EXT 8264 or 8270.  Please be advised that this assistance is available for individuals who require accommodation due to disability.

 

Classification Summary:

 

The individual in the position allocated to this class is responsible for the research and development of internal and external newsletters and websites that will create a better understanding of the policies, procedures, and direction of Clay Electric to employees and members. Primary responsibilities include performing as editor of the employee newsletter, editor of the Kilowatt newsletter for members and editor of the monthly Power Line bill insert, which is included in members’ bill statements, and serving as a media spokesperson.

 

Work is performed under the direct supervision of the Manager of Communications who reviews the Editor's work on a periodic basis to assure that information is being provided in a clear and concise manner.

 

Essential Job Functions

 

(Note:  These job functions are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed in positions allocated to this class. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. All employees are expected to demonstrate cooperation in working with others, deal effectively with members and practice safety consciousness.)

 

  1. Planning, Goals and Budgets.  Assists the Communications Manager in the formulation and implementation of short- and long-range plans, budgets, policies and procedures. 
  2. Division Support.  Advises and makes recommendations related to communications programs and activities necessary to the successful accomplishment of the Member and Public Relations program. 
  3. Development and Implementation.  Plans, researches, writes and designs internal and external newsletters. 
  4. Managing Resources.  Plans and schedules daily workflow assigned, ensuring that all ascribed deadlines for work completion are being met. 
  5. Safety.  Practices safe work habits in the performance of all job duties and is familiar with and follows those portions of the Cooperative Safety Manual that pertain to the position. 
  6. Other Essential Duties.  Each employee is responsible to perform other duties as required to benefit the Cooperative and its members, includes responding to and/or assisting in emergency situations.

 

 

Other Job Duties

 

  1. Performs as a writer/photographer for other print communications, the internal and external websites, and special assignments. 
  2. Prepares news releases, prepares speeches, and serves as a media spokesperson for the Cooperative. 
  3. Updates the Cooperative’s Facebook account with timely information.

 

 

Minimum Training and Experience:

 

This position requires a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Journalism and/or Communications plus four (4) years of experience in communications.

 

Individuals in this position must maintain a valid State of Florida driver's license.

 

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

 

Skilled in using digital camera equipment and utilizing photographic software.

 

Skilled in journalism writing.

 

Ability to communicate verbally with the media.

 

Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and the ability to learn and apply software programs to job responsibilities.

 

Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines.

 

Ability to develop a close and cooperative working relationship with other department personnel.

 

This position requires working beyond normal working hours to meet deadlines. 

 

Strong organizational and interpersonal skills to meet with the public, media and employees.

 

Clay Electric Cooperative, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity employer.  All applicants for employment shall be considered on the basis of merit, without regard to race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, physical or mental handicap or disability, where otherwise qualified, or marital or veteran status.  Clay Electric Cooperative, Inc. treats all employees equally without discrimination in rates of pay and other opportunities for advancement.

 

Clay Electric Cooperative, Inc. has a drug-free workplace policy.

 

Clay Electric Cooperative, Inc. participates in E-Verify.  E-Verify electronically compares information entered on the Employment Eligibility Verification, Form I-9, with records contained in Social Security Administration and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) databases.  This helps employers verify the identity and employment eligibility of newly hired employees.

 

 

 

JOB ANALYSIS FORM

for

EDITOR

 

This form is used to determine the essential function and physical requirements of each

job class for recruitment purposes to comply with the American With Disabilities Act.

 

Tools, Equipment, Vehicles, or Machinery Used:

 

Computer equipment and page design software, digital camera and photo-shop software, and assigned vehicle

 

Work Conditions:

 

Work is Performed:

Indoors

Outdoors

Both

 

 

 

X

 

Exposure To:

Cold

Heat

Wet/Humid

Noise/Vibration

Hazards

Dust

Fumes

 

X

X

X

X

 

 

 

 

 

Communication Requirements:

 

Hearing:

Yes

No

Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication.

X

 

Ability to make fine discriminations in sound, such as when making fine adjustments on machine parts.

 

     X

 

Talking:

Yes

No

Ability to express or exchange ideas by means of the spoken word.

X

 

Ability to convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers.

X

 

Ability to speak loudly, such as when speaking over loud machinery.

 

X

No speaking is required.

 

X

 

Visual Requirements:

Yes

No

Field of vision requires the normal ability, such as working with figures, on computer terminals or reading.

X

 

Field of vision requires the ability to see small or detailed items, such as working on machines.

 

X

Field of vision requires the ability to operate equipment, such as trucks, forklifts, cranes.

 

X

 

Repetitive Motions:

Yes

No

Substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands and/or fingers, such as keyboarding or handwriting.

X

 

 

Physical Requirements of the Job:

Note: - In terms of an 8-hour workday, "Occasionally" equals 1% to 33% of the time, "Frequently" means 34% to 66% of the time, and "Continuously" means 67% to 100% of the time.

 

Employee Must Lift & Carry:

Never

Occasionally

Frequently

Continuously

Up to 5 lbs

 

 

 

X

6 to 10 lbs

 

 

X

 

11 to 20 lbs

 

X

 

 

21 to 25 lbs

 

X

 

 

26 to 50 lbs

X

 

 

 

51 to 100 lbs

X

 

 

 

 

Employee is Required To:

Never

Occasionally

Frequently

Continuously

Bend

 

X

 

 

Squat

 

X

 

 

Crawl

 

X

 

 

Climb

 

X

 

 

Reach Above Shoulder Level

 

X

 

 

Reach Below Shoulder Level

 

X

 

 

 

Employee Must Use Hands for Repetitive Action:

Simple Grasping

Pushing

Pulling

Fingering

Yes:

X

X

X

X

No:

 

 

 

 

 

Definitions:

  1. Simple Grasping- Apply pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.
  2. Pushing-Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward.
  3. Pulling-Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.
  4. Fingering-Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand or arm as in handling.

 

Employee Must Use Feet for Repetitive Action:

Right

Left

Yes:

 

 

No:

X

X

 

 

The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those an employee encounters or must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Some requirements may exclude individuals that cannot be reasonably accommodated or who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees.