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Executive Assistant to General Manager
Dickson Electric System located in Dickson, Tennessee has an open for an Executive Assistant.  The Executive Assistant performs and oversees the executive office administrative responsibilities and to promote DES’ objectives, goals, and policies to DES customers.
Dickson Electric System offers competitive salary and excellent benefit package. 
Interested applicants must apply at
Executive Assistant to General Manager - Dickson Electric - Career Page (applytojob.com)

Position: Executive Assistant to General Manager
Organization: Dickson Electric System
Location: Dickson,  TN 
United States
Salary: DOE
Posting Start Date: 2/24/2023
Date Posted: 2/24/2023
  • Perform a wide variety of administrative duties as required by the daily operations in the General Manager’s office.
  • Represent DES to the public, businesses, board members, council members and other agencies.
  • Coordinate office activities and schedules; develop and recommend office procedures and systems; ensure smooth office operations.
  • Review and summarize miscellaneous reports and documents; prepare background documents as needed.
  • Prepare draft reports on administrative matters, write and distribute the board meeting minutes, prepare articles for the Tennessee Connection magazine, handle advertisements for DES and monitor and update the DES website as needed. 
  • Produce updates and communications via social media. i.e., Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and others.
  • Receive, review and screen communications directed to the General Manager and independently respond to letters and general correspondence of a routine nature.
  • Facilitate communication from departments within DES, handle customer inquiries and talk with media in the absence of the General manager,
  • Handle communications with TVA and develop a working knowledge of their contracts with DES, their rules, guidelines and work with TVA representatives, both on the phone and in person.
  • Handle vendors for magazines, sponsorship requests and coordinate and set up work with contractors when outages occur.
  • Make travel arrangements for the General Manager and attend meetings as directed.
  • Maintain awareness of community issues and keep General Manager informed.
  • Maintain membership in professional organizations, build network and deliver public speaking addresses for community things on behalf of DES, as directed by General Manager.
  • Other duties as assigned.
The job posting does not cover or contain an inclusive listing of duties and responsibilities, please see job description for complete listings.
Bachelor of Science in Business, Communications or related field or equivalent of two years college-level coursework in business and three to five years of office administrative, supervisory experience. Or any equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties
Status: This listing expires on: 3/31/2023
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Organization Information
Dickson Electric System
236 Cowan Road

Dickson,  TN 37055
United States
(615) 441-6345
(615) 441-6372
Tim Swaw