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Sr Corporate & Financial Communication Specialist

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Date: Jul 3, 2021

Primary Location: Juno Beach, FL, US, 33408

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  54436 

 

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Position Specific Description

Florida Power & Light Company has an opportunity for an experienced communicator who is passionate about sharing our company’s terrific story with stakeholders through creative, compelling and innovative communications.
As part of the corporate communications team, this professional will develop and execute strategic communication plans in support of corporate and financial communication initiatives. As part of the corporate communications team, this teammate will be responsible for developing news releases, talking points, presentations and other materials to enhance corporate reputation and communicate financial and business performance to national, financial and trade media, shareholders and investors, customers, employees and other key stakeholders. In addition, this team member will be responsible for developing communication strategies and materials in support of, but not limited to, quarterly financial results, environmental, social and governance matters, corporate reports, corporate web content and major corporate initiatives. This team member also will serve as a corporate spokesperson for financial and corporate matters. This team member will serve as a trusted and strategic communications partner and advisor to the investor relations, finance and treasury teams, among others, as well as support emergent communications needs and other business priorities, as required. 

 

This team member should have strong understanding of business, financial communications, corporate reputation and issues management. An exceptional writer and editor, this team member is required to translate complex information into clear, compelling messages. The team uses AP style for all written communications. The team member should also be tech savvy and have the ability to create content across multiple communication channels and formats, including written (AP style), digital and video. The team uses a variety of technologies (Adobe Creative Cloud, Adobe Experience Manager, Adobe Premiere, Final Cut Pro, Acoustic/WCA email system, HTML/JAVA and more) to create and publish communications. 

 

Other Tasks Include: 

  • Develops strategic communications plans and related materials to support corporate and financial objectives and priorities, particularly quarterly financial results and other financial-related matters, environmental social and governance topics and corporate reputation messaging.
  • Serves as company spokesperson for corporate and financial media inquiries.
  • Leads the development of the company’s environmental, social and governance report and messaging.
  • Serves as a member of our daily news clips team, analyzing and compiling news articles of interest to the company. 
  • Interfaces with business unit leadership, subject matter experts and business process owners.
  • Learns about the business and the initiatives and priorities of teams supported to become a trusted and knowledgeable communications partner and advisor. 
  • Creates and deploys content across multiple channels and formats, including written, video and digital.
  • Uses content management platforms and digital communication platforms.
  • Manages multiple projects with accountability and ownership to deliver superior results.
  • Supports development and execution of emergent crisis communications, including storm support.
  • Uses research and audience insight to develop communication plans, materials and tactics.
  • Tracks performance and progress using quantifiable metrics and regularly reports results to key stakeholders.
  • Collaborates with team members and others to develop projects, gather feedback and provide input.
  • Uses team’s project management tool for requesting, scheduling and tracking work. 
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned. 

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Five or more years relevant experience; experience related to financial, corporate, corporate transactions and crisis communications, preferably in an agency setting; energy/utility experience strongly preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field (journalism, communication, English, marketing, liberal arts, public relations, advertising, information technology, business, political science, etc.); MBA preferred
  • Excellent writing, verbal, editing, presentation and overall communication skills
  • Expected to demonstrate communication expertise through writing and editing tests, including strong knowledge of AP style
  • Expertise in the development and disciplined execution of strategic communication plans and using research and audience insight to develop key messages
  • Ability to understand and translate complex and technical information into messaging for various audiences; experience with information technology, cybersecurity and/or digital initiatives preferred
  • Exceptional project management and execution
  • Professional experience with Adobe CQ, Adobe Creative Cloud, Acoustic/WCA email system preferred
  • Ability to remain flexible and adaptable to meet the demands of internal clients and demonstrate enthusiasm and passion for their business
  • Talent for creative thinking and problem-solving
  • Ability to multitask and maintain high performance under extreme pressure in a dynamic, fast-paced environment

Job Overview

This job is responsible for assisting with projects from the earliest stages of concept and development through to successful completion on time, on budget and as measured by achievement of metrics. Employees in this role are expected to work with a high degree of initiative and independence in anticipating client needs, developing communication solutions that further the business objectives, and ensuring their successful implementation. This position serves as a key contributor on the team in a broad range of communications activities as assigned.

Job Duties & Responsibilities


•   Delivers strategic communication planning, message development, writing, using research and analytics to drive planning and messaging
•   Improves processes to ensure quality and timely execution of initiatives
•   Builds and maintains great relationships with clients and co-workers
•   Tracks performance and progress using quantifiable metrics
•   Communicates frequently with cross-functional groups
•   Works at both business unit and corporate levels
•   Interfaces with business unit leadership and business process owners
•   Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications


•  Effective Written Communications
•  Effective Verbal Communications
•  High School Grad / GED
•  Bachelor's - Sciences
•  Bachelor's - Arts
•  Experience:5+ years

Preferred Qualifications


•  None

 

Employee Group:  Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Marketing/Communications
Organization:  Florida Power & Light Company 
Location:  Juno Beach, Florida 
Other Work Locations:  Florida 
Relocation Provided:  No

 

NextEra Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, age, national origin, religion, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetics, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.

If you require special support or accommodation while seeking employment with NextEra Energy, please send an e-mail to recruiting-coordinator.sharedmailbox@nexteraenergy.com, providing your name, telephone number and the best time for us to reach you. Alternatively, you may call 1-844-694-4748. Please do not use this line to inquire about your application status.

NextEra Energy will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

NextEra Energy does not accept any unsolicited resumes or referrals from any third-party recruiting firms or agencies. Please see our policy for more information.

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