Career Opportunities: Current Position Openings

Administrative & Marketing Assistant

Are you an organized and energetic office professional? Are you motivated and enthusiastic about taking on new challenges and playing an integral role in the operations of your organization? If so, this may be the opportunity for you!

Peaks to Plains Design is seeking motivated and enthusiastic candidates for an Administrative Marketing Assistant in our Billings office, to handle the administrative, marketing and public relations needs of the organization. The ideal candidate will be highly-organized, entrepreneurial, energetic and reliable as well as possess excellent communication, customer service and computer skills. The main responsibilities of this position include:

• Collaboration with staff to develop and implement an annual strategic marketing plan • Develop marketing materials using Adobe Creative Suite (Adobe InDesign). • Prepare responses to request for proposals (RFPs) for potential projects using strong technical writing with graphic design. • Prepare the content strategy for deployment on the company’s social media and web pages. • Prepare press releases, collaborate with the media and speak publicly on behalf of the company or its clients. • Maintain company databases such as mailing lists, contact lists and client information. • Assist with event and meeting planning and implementation. • Be “plugged in” to local, state and regional activities affiliated with the industry • Attend trade shows and project meetings; follow up with potential clients and citizens • Perform work related errands, maintain office filing and storage systems. • Answer phones, monitor company email, fax, scan and copy documents. • Prepare documents, data entry, reports and correspondence.

Starting pay is $16 to $20 per hour DOE. Peaks to Plains provides medical and dental coverage for the employee, with the option to add dependents. We also provide paid vacation, sick time and holiday, plus a company match on a Simple IRA plan.

We are looking for the ability to: • Think strategically, organize a work plan and execute the effort • Prioritize work tasks in a dynamic environment and quickly switch efforts when needed • Communicate written and verbal technical concepts in simplified themes • Ask questions, problem-solve and communicate results • Work proficiently in Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite and WordPress • Approach the work as a creative process, from intense collaboration situations to minimal supervision

The successful candidate will be comfortable with public speaking, and be engaged in the local community through community service, organizations or other means (or a willingness to do so if new to the area). The position may require occasional travel.

Degree in marketing, public relations, communications or related area and 2+ year experience required. Experience with government or corporate marketing and/or public relations preferred.

Please email a cover letter telling us why you are the best candidate for this position, and a resume, along with any work samples (written or graphic) that demonstrate your experience to

Senior Planner

Typical Functions

  • Performs advanced professional work related to variety of planning assignments
  • Manages complex planning studies, development applications and reviews consultant proposals
  • Reviews and processes complex comprehensive plan amendments, rezonings, annexations, site plans, plats
  • Develops project budgets, administers bidding process, verifies contract expenditures and compliance
  • Conducts research and prepares statistical reports on land use, physical, social & economic issues
  • Provides professional planning assistance to communities on varied land use projects
  • Develops transportation plans, studies and analyses on regional basis
  • Works in regional program areas relating to natural/water resources planning, community development, hazard mitigation, and others
  • Performs field inspections to gather data relevant to the development review process and/or to verify that development projects comply with approved plans
  • Schedules and conducts meetings with advisory boards and elected officials
  • Presents reports and other findings to clients, Planning & Zoning Board, and Council and serves as liaison to such committees
  • Attends substantial number of evening and weekend meetings

Typical Knowledge

  • Advanced knowledge of the philosophies, principals, practices & techniques of planning
  • Well-developed knowledge of one or more planning disciplines, such as urban design, affordable housing, economic development or land use
  • Knowledge and experience in construction processes
  • Knowledge of principles, methodology, practices of research and data collection
  • Knowledge of effective writing techniques
  • Knowledge of computer hardware and software programs, which may include Microsoft Office, Internet applications, and GIS

Typical Skills

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills for preparing and presenting planning reports and projects
  • Excellent interpersonal skills for facilitating relationships with elected/appointed officials or other decision-makers
  • Creative problem-solving skills to gather relevant information to solve less well- defined planning problems
  • Group facilitation skills for use with community workshops
  • Ability to work on several projects or issues simultaneously
  • Ability to provide effective supervision and staff management
  • Ability to manage projects effectively and meet firm deadlines

Minimum Qualifications

Senior Planner, requires a bachelor’s or master’s degree in planning or related field and four years of professional planning experience. AICP Certification is preferred.

Please provide a cover letter and resume, along with any work samples (written or graphic) demonstrating your experience with the items above.