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Communications Initiative Consultant - Corporate Marketing

Job ID:  898

Bellevue, WA, US, 98004

Puget Sound Energy is looking to grow our community with like-minded, top talented individuals like you!  With our rapidly growing, award winning energy efficiency programs, our pathway to an exciting and innovative future is now.


PSE's Corporate Communications team is looking for qualified candidates to fill an open Communications Initiative Consultant - Corporate Marketing position!

Job Description

Responsible for the effective management of marketing communications strategies for key company initiatives and issues. Identifies opportunities to raise awareness of the company’s mission, values and objectives among a variety of audiences. Through cross-functional collaboration, excellent team building and management, this position will be a key strategic team member, providing input to the strategic planning process and developing a compelling narrative for communicating the company’s commitment to its customers and stakeholders. 


Upholds the safety compliance standards inherent in PSE’s operating and/or field procedures related to work responsibilities. Promotes and supports a culture of total safety.

Job Responsibilities
  • Leads the marketing communications component of strategic company initiatives and issues. This includes development and implementation of marketing communications plans, campaign execution and optimization to meet goals and objectives, campaign reporting and performance tracking, budget accountability, team coordination and project management.

  • Identifies and prioritizes the key initiative and issue risks and develops the marketing communications strategy that addresses each risk in a timely and efficient manner.

  • Provides input into the development of the department's strategic planning process and input into the evolution of PSE's communication strategies and approaches, including new media technology, consumer engagement strategies and processes.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, advertising, media, business innovation, strategic leadership/management or related field, and 7 years relevant work experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Direct experience in marketing communications with consumer and/or institutional customers within a corporate and/or advertising, public relations or creative agency environment.
  • Proven experience managing increasingly complex projects with cross-functional teams and in an ever-changing and fast-paced environment.
  • Proven experience developing a customer/market research plan and utilizing research findings to inform and improve upon marketing campaign performance, strategies and tactics.
  • Experience managing marketing tactical and campaign budgets to goal, and managing or collaborating with external advertising or creative agencies.
  • Proven understanding of brand advocacy and corporate reputation building.
  • Track record of innovation and creative thinking.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Desired Qualifications
  • Advanced degree in strategic leadership or management.
  • LEAN certification, Project Management certification or Six Sigma certification.
  • Broad knowledge of gas and electric utility rates, business objectives, to include operations, customer service, finance, and corporate relations.
Additional Information

Families and businesses depend on PSE to provide the energy they need to pursue their dreams.  Our steadfast commitment to serving Washington communities with safe, dependable and efficient energy started in 1873.  Today we're building the Northwest's energy future through efforts like our award winning energy efficiency programs and our leadership in renewable energy.


At PSE we value and respect our employees and provide them opportunities to excel. We offer an expansive pay package that includes competitive compensation, annual goals-based incentive bonuses, comprehensive benefits, 401(K), a company paid retirement pension plan, and an employee assistance and wellness program.


Puget Sound Energy is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, veteran status or presence of a disability that with or without reasonable accommodation does not prevent performance of the essential functions of the job. Should you have a disability that requires assistance and/or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources Staffing department at jobs@pse.com or 425-462-3017.

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue