NRECA Careers

Marketing Intern

Arlington, VA

Job Description

The National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA), with offices in Arlington, VA and Lincoln, NE is the trade association for over 900 consumer-owned electric cooperatives serving more than 42 million people. NRECA is committed to harnessing the strength of America’s electric cooperatives into a single powerful voice. NRECA has won the following awards over the past few years:

  • Top Workplace by the Washington Post 
  • 100 Best Places to Work - ComputerWorld Magazine
  • 50 Best Places to Work - The Washingtonian
  • CARE Award Recipient - Recognizing organizations that promote a positive work-life balance
  • 50 Greatest places to Work - AARP
  • Best Place to Work Award Recipient - Lincoln, NE
  • Gold Well Workplace - Wellness Councils of America
  • State of NE Governor's Wellness Award - Grower Level

At NRECA, we work with people who are leaders in their fields. They are down-to-earth, hardworking professionals committed to helping our members serve their communities. Our work is interesting, constantly evolving, and requires new skills to meet the evolving needs of a dynamic industry. In this collegial, inclusive work environment, united around the compelling purpose and history of electric cooperatives, we thrive. And topping it off, NRECA cares about each person’s overall well-being, encouraging health, financial security, and a sustainable work/life balance. EEO/AA- M/F/Disability/Protected Veteran Status/Genetic Data


Marketing Intern

Note: This is an intern position. You must be a rising college junior or senior with a 3.0 GPA.

Intern will develop specific deliverables such as MultiSpeak® “go-to” marketing strategy, Distribution-Optimization online learning multimedia concept and MultiSpeak® use case studies.

MultiSpeak® is the worldwide leading software interoperability standard and solutions for electric utilities enabling data sharing between independent systems in a seamless, cost effective and standardized way by simplifying software integration and minimizing expenses for custom interface solutions. MultiSpeak® is an enabler of Smart Grid and Cyber Security.

Purpose and Mission
• Assist the Distribution Optimization/MultiSpeak team in improving and managing the MultiSpeak website to attract more subscribers from both vendors and electric utilities
• Monitor MultiSpeak web analytics and provide reports of growth and other activity
• Assist the Multispeak team in providing quality customer service to MultiSpeak members
• Engage with distribution co-ops and vendors through phone, web surveys and membership drives
• Improve the MultiSpeak online member/lead tracking system, “what’s new” section, multimedia
• Assist in compiling specific MultiSpeak use cases
• Research industry sites for relevant customer feedback, interoperability news/blogs and marketing information
• Engage with MultiSpeak team to brainstorm new and innovative ideas for product-service development, marketing and social media campaigns

Requirements and Qualifications

Marketing or Business degree program required

• Rising Junior/Senior College
• Excellent verbal, written and communication skills
• Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point
• Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
• Team player
• Experience with Facebook, youtube, twitter and other social media platforms
• Experience in multimedia and video editing

This is an intern position.
3.0 or above GPA required and Must be a rising junior or senior
Dates: May 14th through August 3rd
Wages: $18.50 per hour