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Associate, Strategic Communications

Chicago IL

Invenergy drives innovation in energy. Powered by decades of entrepreneurial experience and unparalleled execution, we solve the energy challenges facing our customers and communities. We provide power generation and storage solutions at scale around the world to create a cleaner energy future. We develop. We build. We own. We operate. We are Invenergy.

 

Job Description

Invenergy believes inclusion drives innovation

Diverse teams are better teams. The perspectives and experiences that people from different backgrounds bring to an organization drive better decisions and improved business results. Invenergy employees are inclusive and welcoming of all colleagues of all backgrounds, genders, races, sexual orientations, religions and abilities.

 

About the position

We are looking for a highly motivated individual to support Invenergy’s development team through media activities – creating and executing strategies to support Invenergy’s rapidly growing business. The Strategic Communications Associate will provide media and marketing support to the Communications, Public Affairs, and Development teams. This position will focus on content management and media engagement and monitoring for Invenergy’s development projects (e.g. wind, solar or natural gas projects) across the country. This position will report to Senior Manager, Strategic Communications. Excellent written and verbal communications skills are required.

 

Responsibilities:

Research and draft materials, including presentations, press releases, talking points, fact sheets, media lists, and social media content

Build and maintain media lists, draft pitch materials, and assist in sustaining relationships with reporters.

Take initiative to learn about our host communities and connect with our audience where Invenergy is developing projects

Collaborate and coordinate with the Public Affairs team and Project Development team to stay apprised of project development timelines

Be knowledgeable about development and siting issues that relate to our project work and communications

Help manage activities of subcontractors and third-party vendors

Other tasks as assigned

 

Required Skills

Bachelor’s Degree in the areas of communications, public relations, political science, public affairs, public policy, or other relevant field with well-rounded training required

3-5 years relevant industry experience in strategic communications or public affairs

Strong writing and communication skills

Strong organizational skills and high level of attention to detail

Self-starter with a great work ethic who can work under pressure and maintain quality across multiple assignments

Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, high achieving, entrepreneurial environment

Outlook, Excel knowledge

Some grassroots or campaign organizing a plus

Background and passion for the energy sector a plus

Cover letters strongly encouraged

 

Apply: https://invenergyllc.com/who-we-are/careers

Posted July 9, 2018



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