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Portland General Electric Communications Consultant in Portland, Oregon

At PGE, our work involves dreaming about, planning for, and realizing a smarter, cleaner, more enduring Oregon neighborhood. Its core to our DNA and we haven’t stopped since we started in 1888. We energize lives, strengthen communities and drive advancements in energy that promote social, economic and environmental progress. We’re always on the lookout for people passionate about leading and being a part of teams that are advancing innovative clean energy solutions that are also affordable and accessible to all.

Are you passionate about storytelling and its ability to make a positive impact in your community? If so, PGE is looking for a communications consultant to join our team and help us uncover insights and opportunities to tell the story of the value of the work PGE does every day. You will be a part of a team that is helping customers reimagine their relationship with their energy company and using your expertise to find the data to help shape and communicate our future of clean energy solutions to our customers, community and beyond!

Your role will be to keep a pulse on coverage and conversation to help inform opportunities and strategies to improve effectiveness of our storytelling campaigns. Above all, you must be able to prioritize the mindset of our customers as we partner with them on their clean energy journeys. A bonus to the role comes with working with a collaborative, dynamic and impassioned group of colleagues. Prepare to be delighted by the work you can do at PGE!

We are searching for the stellar candidate who will be connected to storytelling trends and best practices and is able to distill technical subjects down to impactful stories that drive awareness and action.

In this role, the right candidate will partner cross-functionally across the communications team and company.

What you’ll do as a Communications Consultant.

  • Research trends in energy industry media coverage and conversations and identify opportunities for PGE to better tell its story.

  • Daily monitoring of key industry, local and national media outlets. Proactively identify opportunities to engage with new outlets and reporters to maximize and extend impact.

  • Develop, tracks and report on communications success metrics and complete ad hoc reporting upon request, providing data and information to internal business partners.

Communications consultant– Intermediate Professional

You will have a Bachelor’s degree in journalism, public relations, communications, writing, marketing or similar field along with a minimum of two years progressively responsible experience in communications, marketing or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Our preferred qualifications are working skills and intermediate skill levels in knowledge of earned and owned media platforms, strategy settings, analytical thinking, project management and creativity and innovation.

PGE supports hybrid flexible work arrangements; and will have a combination of in-the-office and working offsite, however, these arrangements may need to change due to business needs or changes in responsibility.

This position is open until filled

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Join us today and power your potential!

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PGE believes in rewarding dedicated performance. We provide a total compensation package that is designed to reward your contributions to the company, and, at the same time, support your well-being and professional development, both now and into the future.

PGE is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. PGE will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.

PGE does not discriminate on the basis of disability. We recognize individuals have a variety of abilities to offer and we believe there is much to value and celebrate by incorporating different abilities into the work we do. One very important way we live this out is in our application and interview process. We work hard to support individuals who may need an accommodation to fully participate in these processes. If you feel you may need an accommodation, or would like to request one, please notify the Talent Acquisition Specialist (Recruiter) associated with the job posting. You may also make this request by contacting talentacquisition@pgn.com or by calling 503-464-7250. The Recruiter will provide information and next steps for the accommodation process. Our Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) team is also available for support. You can contact them at dei@pgn.com .

To be considered for this position, please complete the following employment application by the posting close date. Posting closes at midnight (Pacific Time) on the closing date below. If no date is listed, job is open until filled.

At Portland General Electric, we’re innovators, builders, and achievers. We’re committed to powering our customers’ potential and making a difference for our community and the planet. Today, that commitment includes developing an intelligent and resilient electric grid, electrifying transportation and de-carbonizing the energy sector.

We’re proud to deliver an exceptional experience to help our customers thrive. Our mission is to make clean, reliable and affordable energy services available to all. We obsess over serving customers and are committed to growing employee career paths with purpose. Equity and inclusion are core business values; we celebrate our differences and are committed to developing teams that reflect the communities we serve.

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