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Company Name:
Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association, Inc.
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Westminster, Colorado
United States
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Corporate Communications Specialist I, II or Senior (IRC27194)

Brief Posting Description

Create, coordinate and distribute informative communications that encourage employee engagement, using effective messaging tools and delivery channels. Collaborate with all lines of business to build relationships and provide excellent customer service to both internal and external customers.

NOTE: There is one position available and this position will be filled at either the Corporate Communications Specialist I (NB16), Corporate Communications Specialist II  (NB18) or Senior Corporate Communications Specialist (NB20). This decision will be based on the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate and Tri-State business needs at the time of hire.

Job Requirements


Education and Training

  • Bachelors' degree in a communications field (journalism, communications, English) or an equivalent combination of experience and/or education.

Knowledge, Skills, and Ability:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication.
  • Must be able to be creative and concise.
  • Proficient in Associated Press (AP) style.
  • Proven skills in designing effective and engaging communications.
  • Ability to communicate with and write for all employees, members and other external audiences
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office.


  • Six (6) or more years of progressive internal/employee communications programs experience, preferably in a corporate business environment.
  • Experience developing, implementing and evaluating communications programs and strategies and identifying ways to make adjustments as needed and knowledge of how to measure the effectiveness through surveys, focus groups, or other methods.


  • Ability to travel up to 25% including overnight to Tri-State and member locations as necessary to build and maintain relationships.


Knowledge of:

  • WordPress
  • SharePoint
  • Basic photography skills
  • Basic design skills

The above requirements describe the experience and education qualifications for the Senior Corporate Communications Specialist. Those with less experience will be hired at the Level I or II.

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical demands: While performing the duties of this position, the employee will be sitting frequently and occasionally be standing, walking, bending and climbing stairs. Employee will occasionally need to lift up to 50 lbs. and be frequently using a keyboard/computer.
  • Mental demands: While performing the duties of this position, the incumbent is required to know basic reading, writing and analyzing decisions while directing and supervising other employees.
  • Work Environment: While performing the duties of this position, the employee is exposed to an office environment indoors and occasionally will travel outdoors to multiple locations dependent on work.

Additional Details

All employees interested in this position may apply online at the Tri-State Intranet site.

Click on Job Postings, then click on the iRecruitment link, Log In, then click on the iRecruitment Employee Candidate link and then click on Search for jobs.

Company Description

Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association is a wholesale electric power supplier owned by the 43 electric cooperatives that it serves. Tri-State generates and transmits electricity to its member systems throughout a 200,000 square-mile service territory across Colorado, Nebraska, New Mexico and Wyoming.

Serving approximately 1.5 million consumers, Tri-State was founded in 1952 by its member systems to provide a reliable, cost-based supply of electricity. Headquartered in Westminster, Colo., nearly 1,500 people are employed by Tri-State throughout its four-state service area.

Tri-State's power is generated through a combination of owned baseload and peaking power plants that use coal and natural gas as their primary fuels, supplemented by purchased power, federal hydroelectricity allocations and renewable resource technologies. Tri-State delivers power to its members through a transmission system that includes substation facilities, telecommunications sites and over 5000 miles of high voltage transmission lines.


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Tri-State: Join the people behind the power.  Tri-State recognizes the value of a highly-engaged and committed workforce and provides an excellent benefits program that includes medical, dental, retirement and life insurance.  Please visit our careers site at more details.

 Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran

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