Senior Specialist - Employee Communications - 2L

Job Info

Jan 9, 2023


Posting Expiration Date: Feb 28, 2023

Schedule Type: Full-Time

Minimum Salary: $95000

Maximum Salary: $120000

Organization: Corporate Affairs

Department: Corporate Affairs

Section: CORP AFF Corporate Comm

Location: NY-Pearl River-Blue Hill

Job Description

Mission Statement

  • Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. (Con Edison), Orange & Rockland Utilities (O&R), and Consolidated Edison Transmission (CET) employees are required to follow health, safety, and environmental policies, EEO, Standards of Business Conduct, and all other applicable company policy and procedures. We all share a responsibility to advance the company’s mission by excelling at our three corporate priorities – safety of our people and the public, operational excellence in all that we do, and ensuring the best possible customer experience.

Core Responsibilities

  • Writing content and managing an extensive range of internal projects, including articles, emails, digital announcements, video scripts, executive speeches and presentations.
  • Work collaboratively with subject matter experts, videographer, photographer, and graphic designers to ensure content is accurate and visually appealing.
  • Translate complex ideas into usable content for internal audiences.
  • Use metrics, where possible, to develop, support and improve communications.
  • Act as project coordinator within the organization, helping to manage internal relationships to deliver all elements of corporate communication initiatives.
  • Develop employee communication campaigns that engage and result in support of corporate initiatives.
  • Perform other related tasks and assignments as required.

Required Education/Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree English, Journalism, Communications, or related field And 8-10 years professional and directly related employee communications and copywriting experience. Directly related employee and written communications / copywriting experience.

Relevant Work Experience

  • Demonstrated experience writing content for an extensive range of communications targeting employees, customers, or the general public, including but not limited to articles, emails, digital announcements, video scripts, executive speeches and presentations. Required
  • Ability to interact professionally at all levels of the company, from field employees to senior executives Required
  • Demonstrated ability to create interesting, clear, and creative content for a variety of audiences. Required
  • Possess the skills to make all communications relevant, interesting, and engaging for the intended audience. Required
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills. Required
  • Possess a sharp eye for detail, the ability to juggle multiple projects, plan and manage deadlines, and work both independently and with teams Required
  • Willing to learn and upload work to content management system for intranet. Required
  • Sustain trusted relationships with colleagues. Required
  • Experience with still/video photography and/or graphics, a plus. Preferred
  • A broad understanding and interest in safety, the energy industry, and environmental issues Preferred
  • Experience in media relations or public relations, a plus. Preferred
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to fact-check, edit and proofread own materials.

Skills & Ability

  • Ability to build strong customer relationships
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills
  • Articulate and responsive to colleagues
  • Ability to influence internal and/or external constituents
  • Well organized, detail oriented and flexible to handle multiple assignments

Licenses & Certifications

  • Driver's License Required

Physical Demands

  • Must push, pull, lift up to 25 pounds
  • Must sit or stand to use a keyboard, mouse, and computer for entire shift
  • Must have excellent manual dexterity and be able to use hands for entire shift

Other Physical Demands

  • Must be able to respond to Company emergencies by performing a System Emergency Assignment to restore service to our customers.

Technical Difficulty Statement

Equal Opportunity Employer

  • Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. (Con Edison), Orange & Rockland Utilities (O&R), and Consolidated Edison Transmission (CET) are equal opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of the individual’s actual or perceived disability, protected veteran status, race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship, domestic violence victim status, or any other actual or perceived status protected by law.