Advanced Communications Representative, FirstEnergy

Posted: 10/8/2018
Description of Position:

Works closely with Manager, Communications Services and other members of the Communications and Branding team to produce written materials that consistently meet high standards for corporate communications. The position reports to the Manager, Communications Services and is located at the General Office in Akron, Ohio.

Responsibilities include:
• Develops communications materials for senior executives and others in support of corporate messaging strategy
• Writes clear, concise and engaging content for speeches, testimony, Q&A, advertorials, brochures, presentations and other materials covering a broad range of topics for diverse audiences
• Takes leading role in planning and contributing to the company’s annual report, ESG/Sustainability report and other publications, and is involved in the production of the annual meeting of shareholders
• Interacts with Legal Dept. to review materials to ensure compliance with state laws and regulations
• Works collaboratively with in-house design team, outside creative agencies and photographers • Updates and maintains company fact sheets, executive bios and Speakers Bureau presentations
• Consistently meets deadlines in a fast-paced environment
Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Public Relations or related discipline required. Advanced degree a plus.
• Minimum 7 years professional work experience required
• Previous agency or corporate communications experience preferred
• Possesses excellent writing and verbal skills and crafts compelling, impactful content based on conducting research and interviewing subject matter experts
• Strong editing and analytical skills, knowledge of design, layout and photography principles
• Ability to work collaboratively with various groups in the organization or on a self-directed basis
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (Word, PowerPoint, Publisher, Office 365, SharePoint)
• Ability to juggle multiple projects and prioritize work • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
• Ability to develop effective working relationships with employees at all levels within the organization or on a self-directed basis
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (Word, PowerPoint, Publisher, Office 365, SharePoint)
• Ability to juggle multiple projects and prioritize work
• Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
• Ability to develop effective working relationships with employees at all levels within the organization


Contact Information:


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