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Community Involvement Planner

Date:  Oct 14, 2021
Job ID:  2040

Bellevue, WA, US, 98004

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.

As a federal contractor, PSE is requiring that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 – and provide proof. As a condition of employment, you will need to provide proof of vaccination. However, accommodations will be considered for those unable to be vaccinated due to a disability/medical condition or sincerely held religious belief, practice or observance.

PSE's Corporate Communications team is looking for qualified candidates to fill an open Community Involvement Planner position!

Job Description

Works directly with the manager of Community Involvement and internal stakeholders to develop and strategically target internal/external meetings and events. Assists with the development and execution of 150+ internal/external events annually. Works with internal business partners to successfully meet company goals and objectives. Is responsible for executing full event management and/or consultation as appropriate. Oversees the management of all event details including: site selection/coordination, contract negotiations, written communications, messaging and brand, logistics, cost analysis and travel arrangements.


Must be available to field staff during off business hours (evenings and weekends) and be able to work weekends and evenings.


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

  • Works with internal and/or external teams to support PSE’s values and priorities of for community impact and outreach depending on area of focus.
  • Establishes and shares best practices, creates consistency and value for organization.
  • Responsible for the development and execution of internal/external events.
  • Works with internal business partners to develop a strategy to successfully meet company goals and initiatives.  Coordinate consistency in PSE messages, voice and brand.
  • Looks for opportunities to create events that promote and advocate corporate initiatives and products and services.
  • Responsible for managing the vendor relations and coordination, staffing internally and externally, metrics, reporting, budget for Tier l & Tier ll outreach events for the entire PSE service area as a whole. (up to 500+ events)
  • Leads, coordinates and/or assist with high profile outreach engagements and events (Tier lll) that directly support corporate initiatives.
  • Works with the Community Involvement program managers on community events and activities.
  • Prepares reporting for stakeholders.
  • Provides support in the department as needed
  • Participates on special projects as requested.
  • Performs emergency and storm duties.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 3 to 5 years related working experience with outreach, marketing and/or events or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Event/marketing management experience, preferably in a corporate environment including skill incorporating corporate messaging into all events. Demonstrated ability to handle multiple priorities and deadlines, irregular schedule commitments and travel.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Strong verbal presentation and writing skills.

Desired Qualifications

  • Bachelors in Communications, marketing, public relations or related.
  • CMP designation or other related certifications.
  • Familiarity with utility-related public use/access facilities.

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