3300 Exchange Place Lake Mary, FL 32746
Public Engagement Specialist
This position requires in-depth working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, specifically Excel, Word and Power Point. In addition, the position requires experience coordinating events and public meetings, as well as excellent written and oral communication skills.
This positions responsibilities will include managing a project toll-free telephone line to respond to, dispatch and track public inquiries and concerns related to the transmission projects. As such, it will be necessary to have a good working knowledge of the projects, project milestones and key messages.
The position will also play a key role in coordinating logistics for public meetings including coordination of space, materials and resources. This role will organize external communications such as letters, collateral and presentations as needed. This will be done in coordination with internal departments such corporate communications, project management engineering, etc.
Will also coordinate the printing and mailing of these external communications.
As part of these responsibilities, the position will utilize a Salesforce database to maintain project activities, events, contacts and documentation.
This position works closely with guidance to ensure a smooth execution of projects.
Support participation in transmission project team meetings and processes including field reviews as needed.
Three to five years of related experience Bachelors degree from a four year college or university. Strong communication skills (verbal and written) necessary to interact with project managers, community relations managers and other employees as well as the public and community representatives.
Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs is required.
Bachelors degree in mass communications, public relations or related degree from a four year college or university
Experience in public relations, community affairs, stakeholder engagement, corporate communications
Experience in electric utility business
Project Management experience
Experience in siting or external affairs for transmission projects
Salesforce application experience