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Dominion Energy External Affairs Representative I (Research/Writing Role) in RICHMOND, Virginia

External Affairs Representative I (Research/Writing Role)

At Dominion Energy we love our jobs. That’s right. Love. Every day we go to work filled with passion to be excellent, to creatively problem solve and to innovate. These are exciting days for energy companies, and Dominion Energy aims to shape the future of energy in America. We are looking at all of our work with fresh eyes, retooling everything we do, in every part of the company, to operate more sustainably and to deliver energy more reliably than ever. We are looking for interesting, independent thinkers and doers who can help shape the culture of a forward-looking company that’s proud of its rich legacy. Are you a change agent? Do you think differently? Do you want to fall in love with your job? If you answered “yes,” then read on!

Job Summary

  • Assists with the legislative review and tracking functions of Corporate Public Policy across Dominion Energy’s nationwide footprint. Contributes to research projects involving public policy matters, regulatory proceedings, and peer company benchmarking.

  • Assists with writing assignments, legislative position statements, talking points, presentations and other communications used externally.

  • Monitors and reports on third-party conferences and webinars, stakeholder meetings, regulatory proceedings, and legislative hearings.

  • Supports development and review of key documents for the Annual Meeting of Shareholders and various climate, sustainability, and environmental-related reports and disclosures.

  • Coordinates with internal subject matter experts to gain a broad understanding of public policy issues facing the company; synthesizes this information in service of drafting briefing documents and other materials.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Note:This is a primarily research-focused role which will seldom be involved in direct public/government relations.

The company is actively seeking United States military veterans and service members who meet the qualifications outlined below.

Military service members and veterans with ranks from E3-E5, W1-W2, or O1-O3, plus appropriate equivalent combination of education and years of experience as outlined (above/below).

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

  • 0-2 years of related experience.

  • Very strong research skills. Ability to develop timely answers to research questions; ability to analyze large volumes of information and identify/summarize the most pertinent details.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills. Ability to tailor communications to various audiences—the general public, media, state/local officials, etc.

  • Strong organizational and time-management skills. Ability to accommodate shifting priorities, multi-task, synthesize information, and navigate ambiguity.

  • Demonstrated attention to detail. Ability to identify and edit for problems in substance, grammar, tone, etc. in a variety of forms of work product; ability to carefully review internal and external documents for accuracy.

  • Effective interpersonal skills. Ability to work independently and with others in a team environment; ability to develop rapport with all levels of management and staff.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc.).

Education Requirements

  • Education Level: Degree or an equivalent combination of education and demonstrated related experience may be accepted in lieu of preferred level of education: Bachelor, Other Education: Public Policy, Government, Political Science, Communications.

Working Conditions

Office Work Environment 51-75%

Test Description

No Testing Required



Other Information

Dominion Energy is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disabled status.

Export Control

Certain positions at Dominion Energy may involve access to information and technology subject to export controls under U.S. law. Compliance with these export controls may result in Dominion Energy limiting its consideration of certain applicants.

Other Information

We offer excellent plans and programs for employees. Employees are rewarded with a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package which may include: health benefits with coverage for families and domestic partners, vacation, retirement plans, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, and much more. To learn more about our benefits, click here

Dominion Energy is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disabled status.

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Top 3 Reasons to Work at Dominion Energy1. Great Work Life Balance2. Generous Pay and Benefits3. Collaborative & Inclusive Culture

About Dominion EnergyI am your warm cup of coffee in the morning and I light your home at night. I am the cool breeze from your A/C on the hottest day in summer, and the red coil that heats your soup pot on a frigid winter’s day. I am sustainable, reliable and affordable. I am not just any energy… I am Dominion Energy. We're transforming the way we do business to build a more sustainable future for the planet, our customers, our team and our industry. We're shaping the future of energy in America. Join us!

Facts:·21,000 employees·Headquarters: Richmond, VA·16 states in the US·$100 billion of assets·Nearly $35 million in charitable contributions·100,000+ volunteer hours recorded in the community

Nearest Major Market:RichmondJob Segment:Sustainability, Customer Service Representative, Public Policy, Research, Energy, Customer Service, Government

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