Corporate Affairs Manager, Regional Community Affairs - O&R

Job Info

May 15, 2023


Posting Expiration Date: Jul 8, 2023

Schedule Type: Full-Time

Minimum Salary: $95000

Maximum Salary: $120000

Organization: Government Regional& Comm Affs

Department: O&R Westchester Reg &Comm Affs

Section: REG COMM Community Affairs

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

  • Assist the Director in carrying out the objectives and functions of O&R Regional & Community Affairs.
  • Manage community partnership activities relating to municipal government, emergency service organizations (Fire, Police, OEM), grassroots/civic/service organizations, business groups, non profits, community groups and others as needed.
  • Manage a portion of the Business and Civic grant program; that includes identifying grants, securing requests, updating the Blackbaud grant making software and securing publicity for the grants.
  • Coordinate relations with elected and government officials and community-based organizations. Represent O&R and the Regional and Community Affairs Department with local organizations to expand support for O&R programs throughout the community.
  • Resolve and track all constituent inquiries from federal, state and local elected officials.
  • Complete and track municipal notifications of work involving Company departments.
  • Actively participate on committees and boards of business and service related not-for-profit organizations in the communities we serve.
  • During emergency conditions, manage the Community Response Team portion of O&R's Emergency Response Plan; ensure the team is adequately staffed, trained and prepared for emergency deployment; upon activation of the team supervise and manage all CRT members.
  • Represent the company during and after normal business hours at local community and government meetings and events.
  • Perform other related tasks and assignments as required.
  • Develop and administer community outreach plans for company projects.
  • Manage the issue identification process, which keeps management informed of pertinent local/municipal legislative activities, and recommends action required to effectively operate in a customer-oriented business.
  • Assist in all local lobbying efforts that are strategic to the Company.
  • Develop outreach strategies for elected officials and other decision makers to promote understanding of company policies, programs, plans and decisions.
  • Identify opportunities for speaking engagements with business, civic and service organizations for O&R to promote its latest programs, projects, products and services.
  • Identify new programs for funding through the Community Investment and/or Strategic Grant program and prepare recommendations for the Manager of Strategic Partnerships.
  • Perform Regional & Community Affairs standby duty.
  • Perform other related tasks and assignments as required.

Required Education/Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree preferably in Communications, Public Relations or equivalent. and 5 years of experience in Government, Public and or Community Relations, Communications or Customer Service preferred.

Relevant Work Experience

  • Must have strong knowledge of government/community relations and demonstrate knowledge of critical issues in the O&R service territory. Required
  • Strong written, oral communications, interpersonal and presentation skills required. Required
  • Must be well organized and able to manage multiple tasks with strong attention to detail. Required
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft office suite, (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Oracle and Share Point Required
  • Must have excellent project management, oversight, coordination and planning skills. Required
  • Must be fluent in the use of social media (Face book, Linked In, Instagram and Twitter) as a means of communication. Required
  • Must be self-directed and able to contribute individually and as a member of a team. Required
  • Must be able and willing to travel within the O&R service territory. Required

Licenses & Certifications

  • Driver's License Required

Other Physical Demands

  • Must be able to respond to Company emergencies by performing a System Emergency Assignment to restore service to our customers.
  • Must be able and willing to travel within Company service territory, as needed.

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.