WEC Energy Group Director Corporate Communications in Chicago, Illinois

Title Director Corporate Communications

Request Type Regular

Company Peoples Gas Light & Coke Co

Location(s) IL-Chicago

Job Description Peoples Gas, a subsidiary of WEC Energy Group, is seeking a strategic communications leader with strong technical skills, who has experience building strong collaborative relationships with internal and external stakeholders.The Director of Corporate Communication is responsible for developing and implementing a coordinated strategic communications program designed to advance the objectives of Peoples Gas and North Shore Gas, by means of a comprehensive array of communications, internally and externally.This position oversees the development of strategies, policies and programs to enhance the company's image through effective advertising, communications, media relations, community relations and philanthropy, and business and community development.The director of corporate communications is also responsible for the ongoing collaboration to ensure alignment in strategies and messaging across the organization with executive leadership and other key internal and external stakeholders including customer service, operations, construction, government and community relations, and regulatory affairs.This position reports to the President and CEO, Peoples Gas and North Shore Gas.

Minimum Qualifications - Bachelors Degree in Journalism, Business, Marketing, Communications, Public Relations or related discipline

  • 1+ years - Experience collaborating at all levels of an organization, including executive leadership with a proven record for results

  • 3+ years - Leadership and management of a diverse team of managers or professionals, providing input to functional and strategic direction

  • 5+ years - Working with complex business, industry, and customer issues using various methods of communication (media, print, web, electronic) to educate stakeholders

  • 7+ years - Developing relevant integrated communications supporting marketing/advertising, community involvement and government relations activities

    Preferred Qualifications - Masters Degree

  • Experience in the utility or energy industry

  • Experience in the Chicago media market

    Employee Value Proposition We offer competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits packages. Interested candidates must apply online no later than the removal date indicated below. We reserve the right to modify the application deadline or discontinue accepting applications for any position if deemed necessary.

    Company Summary Peoples Gas, a subsidiary of WEC Energy Group, is a regulated natural gas delivery company that serves 819,000 residential, commercial and industrial customers in the city of Chicago. A career with Peoples Gas is worth the energy! Learn more at


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All qualified candidates, including minorities, women, veterans and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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Requisition ID 2773BR

Removal Date 14-Jul-2017