PPL Corporation Corporate Communications Specialist in Allentown, Pennsylvania



Corporate Communications Specialist

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Plans, writes, and delivers strategic communications to advance the business objectives of assigned client groups.

  • Edits corporate and PA business line communications to ensure accurate, high-quality products.

  • Supports the development of content strategy for PPL’s internal communications vehicles and external website.

  • Conducts interviews and writes compelling content for PPL’s Dimensions magazine, The Grid (PPL’s internal website) and www.pplweb.com.

  • Posts news content on The Grid.

  • Understands and uses a variety of media platforms, including web, video and social media.

  • May be called upon to support crises communications and to participate in PPL’s Corporate Communications on-call rotation to ensure 24-hour-a-day capability to respond to media inquiries and after-hours emergencies.

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Position Summary:

The communications specialist develops communications strategies, plans and implements communications to internal and external audiences, and consults with and provides communications services to internal client departments.

Candidate Qualifications:

Candidates must meet the basic qualifications and pass all required tests or assessments to receive consideration. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility form upon hire.

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Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications or related field.

  • At least five years experience in print or electronic news media.

  • Excellent written and oral communications skills. Ability to write quickly and accurately.

  • Strong customer service ethic and ability to work collaboratively with others.

  • Working knowledge of web and social media.

  • Strong editorial skills and experience with AP Style.

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Our company is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity and the strength it brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identify, genetic information, disability status, or any other protected characteristic.

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Preferred Qualifications:

  • At least three years experience in corporate employee communications.

  • At least 10 years experience in print or electronic news media.

  • Experience in electric utility communications.

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Corporate Summary:

As one of the largest investor-owned companies in the U.S. utility sector, PPL Corporation delivers on its promises to customers, investors, employees and the communities we serve. Our utilities – Western Power Distribution, Louisville Gas and Electric and Kentucky Utilities, and PPL Electric Utilities – provide an outstanding service experience for our customers, consistently ranking among the best in the United States and the United Kingdom. PPL has grown from a company with customers and facilities in one region of Pennsylvania to a diverse energy company with more than 10 million customers in the U.S. and the U.K. PPL provides energy for millions of customers while providing challenging and rewarding careers for thousands of employees around the U.S. and abroad.

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