Strategic Communications Specialist | Creative Writing

Date: Jul 19, 2024

Location: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

Company: Entergy

Work Place Flexibility: Hybrid 

Legal Entity: Entergy Services, LLC 

***The official title for this role will be Communications Specialist II***

 

Job Summary/Purpose

Assist in the management and execution of strategic communications activities for Entergy corporate and operating company projects.

 

 Job Duties/Responsibilities

  • Work with VP, Strategic Communications and team in managing departmental communications project activities – both in operating company special campaigns and sustaining stakeholder engagement projects.

 

  • Create written content, and help in coordinating the creation of visual content, for strategic communications workstreams geared toward stakeholder engagement.

 

  • Monitor and track departmental project tasks, budget spending and timelines that support multiple external campaigns and their associated activities.

 

  • Collaborate with internal communications teams in the execution of strategic communications activities -- including Internal/External, Nuclear, CSR and Utility and Customer Communications.

 

  • Assist in maintaining the coordination and alignment of corporate social media and branding functions within strategic communications and company-wide objectives.

 

  • Work with internal campaign execution team, including External Affairs stakeholder engagement staff, on research, development and distribution of messaging materials for key stakeholders.

 

  • Research, contribute ideas, write and edit content for external customer communication vehicles ensuring consistency in tone, voice and alignment with company branding principles and strategies.

 

Requirements

Minimum education required of the position:

Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience

 

 

Minimum experience required of the position:

  • 3+ years of relevant experience

 

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position:

  • Strong verbal and written skills including the ability to express oneself in one-on-one and group settings.

 

  • Organizational skills and proficiency in managing multiple project portfolios.

 

  • Initiative and willingness to take on responsibilities, face challenges and find ways around barriers to success.

 

  • Project management experience including background in working with analytical tools such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

 

  • Flexibility and the ability to adapt in a fast-paced environment to changing internal and external circumstances.

 

 

 

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Primary Location: Louisiana-New Orleans Louisiana : New Orleans 
Job Function: Professional
FLSA Status: Professional
 
Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered
Union description/code: NON BARGAINING UNIT
 
Number of Openings: 1
Req ID: 115060
Travel Percentage:Up to 25%

 

An Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. Please click here to view the EEI page, or see statements below.

EEO Statement: The Entergy System of Companies provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The Entergy System of Companies complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. 

The Entergy System of Companies expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of the Entergy System of Company employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.

Accessibility: Entergy provides reasonable accommodations for online applicants. Requests for a reasonable accommodation may be made orally or in writing by an applicant, employee, or third party on his or her behalf. If you are an individual with a disability and you are in need of an accommodation for the recruiting process please click here and provide your name, contact number, the accommodation requested and the requisition number that you are requesting the accommodation for. Employee Services will contact you regarding your request.

Additional Responsibilities: As a provider of essential services, Entergy expects its employees to be available to work additional hours, to work in alternate locations, and/or to perform additional duties in connection with storms, outages, emergencies, or other situations as deemed necessary by the company. Exempt employees may not be paid overtime associated with such duties.

Entergy Pay Transparency Policy Statement: The Entergy System of Companies (the Company) will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Company’s legal duty to furnish information.  41 CFR 60-1.35(c). Equal Opportunity and Pay Transparency.

Pay Transparency Notice:

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision (dol.gov)

The non-confidential portions of the affirmative action program for individuals with disabilities and protected veterans shall be available for inspection upon request by any employee or applicant for employment.  Please contact HRCompliance@entergy.com to schedule a time to review the affirmative action plan during regular office hours.

WORKING CONDITIONS:
As a provider of essential services, Entergy expects its employees to be available to work additional hours, to work in alternate locations, and/or to perform additional duties in connection with storms, outages, emergencies, or other situations as deemed necessary by the company. Exempt employees may not be paid overtime associated with such duties.

 

Please note: Authorization to work in the United States is a precondition to employment in this position. Entergy will not sponsor candidates for work visas for this position.


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