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Alliant Energy Sr Comm & Economic Dev Mgr in Madison, Wisconsin

5441BRJob Responsibilities:

  • Has primary responsibility to successfully establish, maintain and enhance credibility, communications, and relationships with key external partners.

  • Work closely with new and existing businesses to gather and evaluate information needed to assist them in making sound location decisions as well as assist in expansion of existing facilities.

  • Effectively communicates with national, state, and community-level economic development officials and community elected and appointed officials to increase company visibility and the internal understanding of key economic policy and development issues.

  • Acts as a spokesperson and represents the company to municipal officials, local leaders, state agency officials, etc. on economic and community development issues.

  • Acts as a professional resource and liaison to commercial businesses, industries, and communities with their development strategies and plans including information and technical advice on grants, loans, incentives, land use issues and community planning and development.

  • Represents the company on area development committees and with state or national area development organizations. Acts as a primary resource to management and the field organization on economic development and community development issues.

  • Establishes and maintains effective communication with key community leadership and related resources to increase company visibility and the internal understanding of key community development issues.

  • Ability to work in a diverse work environment.

Requisition ID:5441BRPosition Type:Regular Recruiting Location(s):Madison, WI Schedule Type:Full-Time Posting Details:

Alliant Energy has an outstanding opportunity for a Sr. Community & Economic Development Manager to join our team in Madison, Wi. In this position you will be responsible for: building strong relationships with external partners and community leaders and driving strategies for attraction, expansion and retention of businesses and industries throughout the communities we are privileged to serve in Wisconsin.

  • Applications will be accepted until a qualified pool is received.

  • Alliant Energy will not provide sponsorship for an employment visa (e.g., H-1B visa) now or in the future for this position.

Job Category:Communications/Marketing/PR Job Qualifications: Preferred Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree with an emphasis in business administration, planning, economics, marketing, communications, or related area.

  • 5 years professional/technical experience in industrial or commercial customer relations/account management or professional business experience in either economic or community development.

    Other Requirements

  • Must be willing to travel up to 50% of time, mostly day trips.

  • Travel can include occasional overnight stays.

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.

    Knowledge, Skill, and Ability Requirements

  • Demonstrated ability to interpret federal and state safety, energy and environmental regulations preferred.

  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to negotiate contracts and service agreements preferred.

  • Demonstrated ability to use computer software programs and systems (e.g. e-mail, word processing, spreadsheet and project management) customer relationship management (CRM) preferred.

  • Works in a diverse and inclusive environment.

    *NOTE: All candidates selected for employment with Alliant Energy will be required to successfully complete a drug screen and background check.

Our Values: How We Work

Live Safety. Everyone. Always | Make Things Better | Care For Others | Do The Right Thing | Act For Tomorrow | Think Beyond. Be Bold

Alliant Energy is committed to providing an inclusive work environment for all and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law. We are committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this dedication, Alliant Energy works to ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to preform key job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact the HR Service Center at (608) 458-8458.

Disclaimer: The above information on this description has been crafted to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not crafted to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Posting Title:Senior Community & Economic Development Mgr.

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