Public Relations Specialist

Redding, California

Full-Time

Department: Public Relations

Position Title: Public Relations Specialist


Supervisor: National Sales Manager


Compensation: Hourly, Commensurate to Skills and Experience


Hours: Full-time: Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm


Benefits: 

  • Two weeks of paid vacation. 

  • Eight paid holidays. 

  • ICHRA Health Insurance Reimbursement. 

  • Other benefits accrue over the first 3-24 months, including additional paid vacation, no-cost primary medical care membership, 401k, 401k matching, and quarterly profit sharing.


Position Description: 

Maas Energy Works (MEW) is looking for a competent Public Relations (PR) Specialist to shape and protect our corporate image in ways that promote our business, values, and mission. The PR Specialist will be responsible for maintaining media relations and collaborating with marketing teams in promotional activities.


MEW expects to see candidates who can impress us with their copywriting and presentation skills, and with experience in corporate communications, project management, and social media. We are looking for a lot of enthusiasm and a personable attitude as an ideal candidate. The goal is to maintain positive public awareness of the company and its brand.


Responsibilities

  • Formulate PR plans and strategies

  • Enhance the company’s voice and presence through online and offline channels

  • Create company marketing materials and content

  • Manage media relations and requests

  • Write press releases, speeches, and other PR copy

  • Plan and supervise events, fairs, conferences, etc.

  • Communicate & develop relationships with dairy associations, dairy clubs, etc.

  • Support the implementation of promotional plans

  • Present solutions in times of PR crisis

  • Facilitate the resolution of disputes with the public or external vendors

  • Lead survey initiatives and analyze public opinion


Qualification & Skills

  • Proven experience as public relations specialist, legislative staff, county economic development office, or similar position

  • Experience in project management and execution of PR campaigns and/or initiatives

  • Experience in copywriting and editing

  • Working knowledge of MS Office; photo and video-editing software is an asset

  • Familiarity with social media platforms (Twitter, Facebook, etc.)

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Aptitude in presentation and public speaking

  • Proficiency in English

  • A creative yet practical mind


Please email your résumé and references to Maas Energy Works at hiring@maasenergy.com


Maas Energy Works (MEW) is the leading developer and operator of on-farm, waste-to-energy systems on the west coast. MEW designs, develops, constructs, and operates biogas-powered renewable energy generation systems on dairy farms. Our projects include anaerobic digesters, biogas-powered electric generation, and renewable compressed natural gas upgrading.