Senior Director of External Operations, Ohio ....


Organization : Ohio Utilities Protection Service (OHIO811)
Job Category : Other
Job Type : Full Time
State/Province : OH
City : North Jackson
Salary and Benefits : DOQ

Director of External Operations

Ohio Utilities Protection Service (OHIO811)

North Jackson, Ohio 

Type of Position: Full-Time Management
Education Requirement: Bachelor’s Degree in one of the following areas…Marketing, Business, Public Relations / Communications or related field or equivalent experience required.
Reports to: President/Executive Director

The Ohio Utilities Protection Service (OHIO811) is seeking an experienced candidate to fill the position of Senior Director of External Operations. This position plays a vital role in the overall success of the organization by overseeing all external operations, departments and programs. This opportunity provides a comprehensive benefits package that allows for the option of a home office, company assigned vehicle, and the flexibility of a self- managed schedule.

The Senior Director of External Operations is responsible for planning and directing the continuous development and execution of the Ohio Utilities Protection Service’s external operations departments and programs which include Public Education and Outreach, Marketing / Branding of the Call Before You Dig messages, Public Relations and Communications, Community and Governmental affairs. This position is responsible for staff acquisition, development and retention and serves as the lead advocate for O.U.P.S. by developing and maintaining positive relationships with the public, industry associations, governmental agencies and multiple media mediums and outlets.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for overseeing the organization’s Marketing efforts, Public Education and Outreach programs, Public Relations /
  • Communications programs, Community and Government Affairs.
  • Responsible for Staff acquisition, development, management and retention.
  • Responsible for development and management of departmental and division budgets.
  • Work as part of the Senior management team to develop and implement strategic planning initiatives.
  • Must develop and maintain good working relationships with the media, local / national trade organizations, industry Associations,
  • legislators and the general public.
  • Responsible for coordinating and presenting public speaking opportunities at presentations, press conferences and media interviews or meetings.
  • Responsible for coordinating and communicating activities with state and federal governments.

Skills Needed:

  •  A Bachelor’s Degree in one of the following areas Marketing, Business, Public Relations & Communications, or related field and or equivalent experience preferred.
  • Must have public speaking experience and exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with the ability to multitask.
  • Must have the ability to project develop and manage departmental budgets.
  • Must have the ability to manage teams and develop staff.
  • Experience working with state and local governments a plus.
  • Experience working with Associations and trade organizations a plus.
  • Flexible schedule required as this position requires day travel and will also include some overnight travel.

TO APPLY: This fulltime position offers a competitive salary plus a generous benefits package. Send resume to, subject line: SR Director of External Operations or mail to Attention: HR Department, PO Box 729 North Jackson, Ohio 44451.
Application submission deadline is May 31, 2018.


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