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Public Affairs Communications Advisor [HYBRID]

Company: Edison International
Location: Rosemead
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Public Affairs Communications Advisor [HYBRID]

* Job ID: 71038814
* Job Family: Corporate Communications
* Location: Rosemead, CA US
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Job Description

Join the Clean Energy Revolution

Become a Public Affairs Communications Advisor at Southern California Edison (SCE) and build a better tomorrow. In this job you will be part of the Local Public Affairs (LPA) team within the Corporate Affairs organization. You will report to the Policy Engagement Manager and work with colleagues throughout the organization, across the company, and may also work with external stakeholders. You will support the Public Affairs (PA) team with written content and materials produced for a variety of channels and delivery mechanisms. The primary purpose of the communications produced is to educate, influence, and engage target audiences for advocacy on energy policy priorities and projects. You will research, create and distribute written content and reports for both internal and external audiences. This work includes communication strategy for coalition building and support on a number of clean energy, public safety, reliability, affordability topics and more.

As an Advisor, you will help power our planet, reduce carbon emissions, and create cleaner air for everyone. Are you ready to take on the challenge to help us build the future?

A day in the life-Get ready to think big, work smart and shine bright!

* Play a prominent role on the LPA team, tasked with communications strategy and crafting a wide variety of content that supports public affairs projects.
* Advise and counsel project team counterparts on communications, keep a pulse on the tone of external conversations and provide analysis and recommendations on challenges and opportunities for advocacy and engagement.
* Ensure that collateral and material is in line with corporate brand guidelines and follows the "one-voice" practice of using existing talking points and message platforms, customizing them for LPA audiences.
* Work closely with digital and social teams in corporate communications for consistency on digital channels with in support of policy priorities.
* Identify and analyze metrics and report performance of content and communication products with an eye toward continuous improvement.
* Provide support in an assigned role for Organizational Unit (OU) and Company emergency response, resiliency, and Incident Management Team activations, processes, and reports. This includes emergency response work both during and after normal working hours as part of SCE's emergency response teams.

Qualifications

The essentials

* Seven plus years of experience working in communications roles that include research, campaigns, writing/journalism; and/or social media.
* Five years of experience crafting written content that targets and influences public affairs audiences including elected officials, community-based organizations, or advocacy groups.

The preferred

* Bachelor's Degree or higher in Communications, Marketing, Journalism, Business, Political Science, Public Administration, or related field.
* Experience with public relations or public affairs issues, policy, or work related to engagement and advocacy.
* Experience working on advocacy campaigns, content development and analytics.
* In depth understanding of the key factors driving effective communications in a PA environment.
* Knowledgeable about content trends and best practices.
* Understanding how to use social media tools to listen, communicate, and build relationships with targeted stakeholders.
* Problem solver; self-starter; high degree of creativity to find new ways to reach and communicate to target audiences.
* Excellent written and oral communication skills with a strong attention to detail.
* Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Salesforce, and Hootsuite/Tweetdeck.
* Demonstrate strong ethics, interpersonal skills, and the ability to effectively manage stress and engage in continuous learning.
* Strong organizational and project management skills.
* Critical thinker with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative environment.

You should know

* Work Mode: When a return-to-office date has been determined, this position's work mode is hybrid. The employee will report to an SCE facility for a set number of days with the option to work remotely on the remaining days. Unless otherwise noted, employees are required to reside in the state of California. Further details of this work mode will be discussed at the interview stage.
* Visit our Candidate Resource page to get meaningful information related to benefits, perks, resources, testing information, and hiring process, and more!

Testing

* This position requires testing and applicants who are identified to continue through the selection process will be invited to test via email. We invite you to visit our Candidate Resource page for further information and to access information guides. For information guides, please reference test 8201. Candidates who have previously passed this assessment, in some cases, may not need to retest again for this position.

About Southern California Edison

The people at SCE don't just keep the lights on. Our mission is so much bigger. We're fueling the kind of innovation that's changing an entire industry, and quite possibly the planet. Join us and create a future with cleaner energy, while providing our customers with the safety and reliability they demand. At SCE, you'll have a chance to grow personally and professionally, making a real impact in Southern California and around the world.

At SCE, we celebrate our differences. We are a proud Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.

We are committed to ensuring that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodations at (833) 343-0727.

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