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Outreach Strategist

Date:  Nov 22, 2022
Job ID:  3407
Location: 

Bellevue, WA, US, 98004

Remote and Hybrid Work Opportunities:  Hybrid (WA Based)

Puget Sound Energy is looking to grow our community with 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 Outreach Strategist position!
Specific details regarding the work arrangements for this position will be discussed in further detail during the interview process.

Job Description

Responsible for the effective design and implementation of the outreach components of PSE’s Clean Energy Implementation Plan Customer Education and Engagement program. This program seeks to increase awareness of PSE’s clean energy investments and the benefits of clean energy among vulnerable and highly impacted populations in a way that is culturally sensitive and reduces barriers to access to clean energy information. 


Provides input to strategic planning process of the overall program in partnership with team members leading other elements of the program. Through cross-functional collaboration and excellent team building and management, this position will be a key initiative team member, pro-actively clarify, and challenge expectations about the outreach goals of this program. 


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. 
Demonstrates commitment to conduct business honestly, ethically and consistent with our core values and Code of Conduct. Ensures duties are performed in accordance with all regulatory compliance obligations.

Job Responsibilities

  • Leads the communications and/or outreach component of company projects, strategic initiatives and issues, providing support to other initiative teams as needed. This includes development and implementation of the communications work plan, materials and team coordination and project management.
  • Identifies and prioritizes communications, outreach and reputation risks and develops the risk management and mitigation plan that addresses each risk in a timely and efficient manner. This requires close coordination, partnership and communication with multiple departments.
  • 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, engagement strategies and processes.
  • Provides support to other Communications teams as needed.
  • Performs emergency and storm duties.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, media, business innovation, marketing, strategic leadership/management or related field, and 7 years relevant work experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Proven experience in managing increasingly complex projects with cross-functional teams and in an ever-changing and fast-paced environment.
  • Professional level competencies necessary to comprehend, analyze, and influence a wide range of complex business units, initiatives and issues.
  • Ability to contribute effectively in peer management teams.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Skills and experience in collaboration and team building.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and manage multiple priorities and irregular schedule commitments.
  • Proficiency in MS Office tools.

Desired Qualifications

  • Competency in other languages, ideally Spanish 
  • Familiarity with organizations serving multicultural communities in PSE’s service area
  • Live in or be willing to relocate to the community this role focuses on

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, or any other category prohibited by local, state or federal law.

 

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