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Sr Communication Strategist - NEER

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Date: Jan 29, 2023

Location(s): Juno Beach, FL, US, 33408

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  68403 

 

NextEra Energy Resources is the world's largest generator of renewable energy from the wind and sun, and a world leader in battery storage. We provide energy-related products and services that grow our economy, protect the environment, support our communities and help customers meet their energy needs. We are leading the decarbonization of the U.S. economy with our goal to reach Real Zero carbon emissions from our operations by 2045 while improving customer affordability and reliability. Are you interested in creating a cleaner environment for future generations? Join our world-class, innovative team today.

 

Position Specific Description

The Sr Communications Strategist – NEER Corporate will collaborate with leaders throughout the organization to shape the company’s communication strategy across various projects and channels. This role will develop the necessary processes, plans and materials to help tell our story with the goal of furthering the company’s portfolio of sustainable solutions to meet customer’s decarbonization journey needs. The role will need to draw on the full range of communications services, including messaging, media relations, research, advertising, events and digital communications. The position will involve some travel. The ideal candidate is a self-starter and strong writer with a commitment to excellent client service. This opportunity is ideal for someone who wants to help form the communication strategy that will progress renewable energy projects across the country.

 

Job Overview

This job is responsible for analyzing research to craft communication strategy that results in the successful on time, on budget completion of communication deliverables as measured by the 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

Job Overview

With minimal guidance from a lead or a leader, employees in this role are responsible for providing excellent communication support to assigned business unit as measured by completion of required planning and execution, and client feedback. Employees in this role are responsible for using business and customer insights to support the development and implementation of communication strategies and tactics to improve customer and stakeholder perception as measured by campaign results, which may include media coverage, and brand and message awareness results. Employees in this role will be expected to provide excellent media relations support as measured by media results. This role requires a high performing individual with strong planning capabilities, as well as excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Supports development and execution of strategic communications plans, key messages, programs and campaigns to support business objectives using research/analytics. Creates visual and written content for internal and external channels (newsletters, digital and social media, video, etc.)
  • Supports internal business partners on communications strategy and provides executive and communications support. Serves as liaison for assigned business units and serves as project manager for campaigns and cross-functional initiatives 
  • Drafts media statements/press releases, answers media inquiries, serves as media spokesperson, including afterhours media duty. Proactively builds relationships with the media and seeks out opportunities to tell our company story
  • Supports planning and cross-functional execution of events
  • Measures results and evaluates the effectiveness of communications and tactics to drive improvements
  • Supports emergency events, as assigned
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • High School Grad / GED
  • Bachelor's or Equivalent Experience
  • Experience: 4+ years

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree

 

Employee Group:  Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Marketing/Communications
Organization:  NextEra Energy Resources, LLC 
Relocation Provided:  No

 

Where permitted by applicable law, NextEra Energy requires all employees and new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccination on or before the first day of employment.

 

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.

 

NextEra Energy and provides reasonable accommodation in its application and selection process for qualified individuals, including accommodations related to compliance with conditional job offer requirements, consistent with federal, state, and local laws. Supporting medical or religious documentation will be required where applicable and permitted by applicable law. To request a reasonable accommodation, 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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