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NextEra Energy Sr Communications Strategist - Financial Corporate Communications in Juno Beach, Florida

Sr Communications Strategist - Financial Corporate Communications

Date: May 23, 2023

Location(s): Juno Beach, FL, US, 33408

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID: 73322

is America’s largest electric company, providing clean, affordable, and reliable electricity to more than 12 million people in Florida. We operate one of the cleanest power generation fleets in the U.S. and our reliability is among the best in the nation. Our goal is to achieve Real Zero carbon emissions from our operations by 2045 by expanding our solar capacity, increasing battery storage and bringing new renewable energy opportunities to Florida, while improving customer affordability and reliability. Are you interested in becoming a game-changer in the energy industry? Join our world-class team today!

Position Specific Description

Florida Power & Light Company has an opportunity for an experienced communicator who is passionate about sharing our company’s terrific story with stakeholders through creative, compelling and innovative communications.

As part of the corporate communications team, this professional will develop strategies and execute communication plans to support corporate and financial objectives and priorities, particularly quarterly financial results, other financial-related matters, transactions, corporate reputation and environmental, social and governance messaging. This team member will serve as a trusted and strategic communications partner and advisor to the investor relations, finance and treasury teams, among others. This teammate will also support emergent communications needs and other business priorities, as needed.

This team member should demonstrate a strong understanding of business, financial communications, environmental, social and governance matters and corporate reputation management. An exceptional writer and editor, this team member is required to translate complex information into clear, compelling messages. The team uses AP style for all written communications. The team member should also be tech savvy and have the ability to create content across multiple communication channels and formats, including written (AP style), digital and video. The team uses a variety of technologies (Adobe Creative Cloud, Adobe Experience Manager, Adobe Premiere, Final Cut Pro, Acoustic/WCA email system, HTML/JAVA and more) to create and publish communications.

Other responsibilities include:

· Develops communications plans and related materials to support corporate and financial objectives and priorities, particularly quarterly financial results, other financial-related matters, transactions, corporate reputation and environmental, social and governance messaging.

· Interfaces with business unit leadership, subject matter experts and business process owners.

· Learns about the business and the initiatives and priorities of teams supported to become a trusted and knowledgeable communications partner and advisor.

· Creates and deploys content across multiple channels and formats, including written, video and digital.

· Uses content management platforms and digital communication platforms.

· Manages multiple projects with accountability and ownership to deliver superior results.

· Supports development and execution of emergent crisis communications, including storm support.

· Uses research and audience insight to develop communication plans, materials and tactics.

· Tracks performance and progress using quantifiable metrics and regularly reports results to key stakeholders.

· Collaborates with team members and others to develop projects, gather feedback and provide input.

Job Overview

With minimal guidance from a lead or a leader, employees in this role are responsible for providing excellent communication support to assigned business unit as measured by completion of required planning and execution, and client feedback. Employees in this role are responsible for using business and customer insights to support the development and implementation of communication strategies and tactics to improve customer and stakeholder perception as measured by campaign results, which may include media coverage, and brand and message awareness results. Employees in this role will be expected to provide excellent media relations support as measured by media results. This role requires a high performing individual with strong planning capabilities, as well as excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Supports development and execution of strategic communications plans, key messages, programs and campaigns to support business objectives using research/analytics. Creates visual and written content for internal and external channels (newsletters, digital and social media, video, etc.)

  • Supports internal business partners on communications strategy and provides executive and communications support. Serves as liaison for assigned business units and serves as project manager for campaigns and cross-functional initiatives

  • Drafts media statements/press releases, answers media inquiries, serves as media spokesperson, including afterhours media duty. Proactively builds relationships with the media and seeks out opportunities to tell our company story

  • Supports planning and cross-functional execution of events

  • Measures results and evaluates the effectiveness of communications and tactics to drive improvements

  • Supports emergency events, as assigned

  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • High School Grad / GED

  • Bachelor's or Equivalent Experience

  • Experience: 4+ years

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree

Employee Group: Exempt

Employee Type: Full Time

Job Category: Marketing/Communications

Organization: Florida Power & Light Company

Relocation Provided: No

Where permitted by applicable law, NextEra Energy requires all employees and new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccination on or before the first day of employment.

NextEra Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, age, national origin, religion, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetics, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.

NextEra Energy provides reasonable accommodation in its application and selection process for qualified individuals, including accommodations related to compliance with conditional job offer requirements, consistent with federal, state, and local laws. Supporting medical or religious documentation will be required where applicable and permitted by applicable law. To request a reasonable accommodation, please send an e-mail to, providing your name, telephone number and the best time for us to reach you. Alternatively, you may call 1-844-694-4748. Please do not use this line to inquire about your application status.

NextEra Energy 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 contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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