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Departmental Specialist - Corporate Communications

Company: Idaho Power Company
Location: Boise
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

**If you are a current Idaho Power employee, please apply through the Employee Portal.

Application Deadline:

11/27/2022 at 11:59 pm Mountain Time

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Pay Range:

26.25 - 31.61 Hourly

Minimum Age Requirement:


Job Description:

Idaho Power - located in vibrant Boise, Idaho - is looking for a Departmental Specialist to join our Corporate Communications team.

It's an exciting time to work for Idaho Power. We're working toward our goal of providing 100% clean energy by 2045, and our work plays a critical role in our customers' lives and in communities we serve across Idaho and Oregon. In addition to the meaningful work we do, we offer work-life balance, competitive pay and benefits, an employee incentive plan, and both a 401k employer-match and a pension plan, making Idaho Power one of the best employers in the state.

While this position is based at Idaho Power's downtown Boise location, we offer both flexible schedules and the opportunity to work up to 40% remote.

What does a Departmental Specialist in Corporate Communications do for us?

This role works closely with several departmental staff and external vendors to help achieve the company's marketing and communications goals.

Provides support for the entire Corporate Communications department, including visuals, marketing, public relations, and internal communications. Supports multiple leaders and staff, including the vice president of corporate services and communications as needed.

Typical duties include maintaining department procedures, organizing project materials, and coordinating with other business units to support high-quality deliverables. Assignments involve work of a confidential nature and require knowledge of company policies and programs.

Primary Job Duties:

Coordinates the communications department's events and projects, including working with print shops and external vendors.
Originates correspondence and reports.
Distributes and/or relays information to other departments, internal clients, and external customers.
Trains others in department processes and procedures and may be responsible for filing systems, developing office procedures and other organizational tasks.
Assists in development of new reporting systems and conversion to software-based applications.
Maintains regular and punctual attendance.
Monitors, responds to, and coordinates internal and external email inquiries.
Supports internal communications channels and programs, including intranet and newsletter.
Supports external communications channels and programs, including customer bill communications.
Supports annual budget planning and performs monthly budgetary duties.
Represents department on enterprise-wide teams and performs other duties as needed.


Knowledge of:

The department's functional areas and/or company policies & procedures.
Department-specific systems and software, e.g. SharePoint, Asset Suite, etc.

Skills in:

Proficient in the operation of systems and software.
Solid editing and proofreading skills to assist in composing the format and content of correspondence and technical documents.
Application of proper punctuation, spelling, and grammar when proofreading.

Ability to:

Understand and apply basic mathematical calculations and concepts involving fractions, decimals, percentages, etc.



High School Diploma or GED


3-5 years of related experience or equivalent combination of formal education and work experience.
2 years of company experience

Licenses & Certifications:

Driver's License required for employees in the Apparatus or System Protection and Communication or Real Estate group.

This position requires working at a desk/computer for extended periods of time. It requires the use of office equipment, fine motor skills including typing on the computer, dialing phones, filing paper, and working in close proximity to other people. There may be occasional lifts of no more than 10 lbs. The above is a summary of the primary essential functions of the position. This job may require the performance of additional tasks assigned by company leaders or management. Questions regarding job requirements or accommodation requests should be directed to Human Resources.


Adaptability, Communication, Contributing to Team Success, Customer Focus, Follow-Up, Initiating Action, Managing Work (includes Time Management), Quality Orientation


Need Assistance Completing Your Application?

Please contact our Recruiting Office if you have questions, require assistance or accommodation while applying for employment with Idaho Power Company: Phone: 208-388-2965 or Email:

Idaho Power is an Equal Opportunity Employer

We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, physical or mental disability, marital status, and any other status protected by applicable federal and state laws.

Please note: Idaho Power will not provide sponsorship for obtaining an employment visa, such as an H-1B visa.%143988%

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