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Communication Specialist

Beartooth Electric Cooperative (BEC), a rural electric distribution cooperative, is seeking a qualified candidate to fulfill the Communication Specialist position. Great opportunity to join the Beartooth Electric team and live, work, and play at the basecamp to the Beartooths!

Work Location: Red Lodge, MT

Employment Status: Full-Time

Drug Test: Required

Salary: DOE with Benefits

Background Check: Required

Relocation Benefit: None

Valid Driver’s License and satisfactory driving record required.

We are looking for an enthusiastic Communications Specialist for our Member Communication and Services team to develop external and internal communications. You will promote a positive public image and control the dissemination of information on our company’s behalf. Exceptional communication and copywriting skills make a strong communications specialist. Experience in corporate communications and project management are important qualities as well as Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop. Your enthusiasm and positive attitude will help you gain the trust of colleagues and external parties alike.


  • Assist with the development of effective corporate communication strategies
  • Draft content (e.g., press releases, articles, advertisements, etc.) for mass media or company website
  • Assist Board and Committees with meetings, minutes, and resources as required
  • Collaborate with communication team to design and produce print and social media
  • Assist with organizing initiatives and planning events
  • Foster relationships with advocates and key persons


  • Proven experience as a communication specialist
  • Working knowledge of MS Office; Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop)
  • Proficient command of English
  • Experience in copywriting and editing, web design and content production, and social media campaign development
  • Excellent communication (oral and written) and presentation skills
  • Solid understanding of project management principles
  • Outstanding organizational and planning abilities
  • BSc/BA in public relations, communications, or relevant experience

Application Procedures

Candidates, please apply with a cover letter of interest, resume, and work samples to, Subject: Communication Specialist position. In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act, should you have a disability that requires assistance and/or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, don’t hesitate to get in touch with the BEC Human Resources department at 406-446-2310.

Beartooth Electric offers a competitive salary, benefits, and opportunity for professional growth.

An Equal Opportunity Employer.