Communications Specialist

Lincoln Electric System

Located in Lincoln, Nebraska, customer-owned LES is one of the nation’s leading utility companies. We’re recognized for low costs, reliability, financial stability, innovation, environmental stewardship, community involvement and exceptional customer service. So, if you are looking for a career, and not just a job; if you value working in an atmosphere that values passion and talent, high personal standards, service excellence, the environment and the community in which we live- LES may be the place for you.  

 

Job Title

 Communications Specialist 

Employment Type

Starting Pay Range

Posting Date

 Full-time 

 $51,665.00 - $64,581.00 

7/29/2020

Employment Classification

Division

Closing Date

 Regular 

 Communications & Corp Records 

8/12/2020

 

CORE COMPETENCIES & ESSENTIAL DUTIES

 

Job Technical Skills – Responsible for strategic communications tailored to key stakeholders using all types of communication channels to ensure attainment of goals and objectives. Develops and executes strategies and messaging for public outreach initiatives, events, programs, corporate announcements construction projects and public engagement. Works directly with all levels of management, external agencies, organizations and consultants to advance employee and consumer understanding and awareness of LES’ vision, mission, goals and strategic priorities. Consistent and reliable attendance is required.

  • Writes, edits, and coordinates all forms of internal and external corporate communications including newsletters, corporate announcements, publications, talking points, new releases, video libraries, etc.
  • Uses project management techniques to plan, coordinate, execute and evaluate communications plans, activities, special events and projects to ensure compliance, effectiveness, maximization of efforts, and achievement of established goals.
  • Manages external advertising, video production, and marketing agency relationships to translate desired communications and marketing strategies into deliverables through plans and appropriate media buying.
  • Tracks, maintains, and analyzes metrics and survey results for trending, develops recommendations, uses appropriate analytic tools, executes tactics to achieve desired results, and prepares management reports.
  • Participates in the development and implementation of company-wide strategic communications, marketing, public relations, media relations and event planning.

 

Communication – Seeking a candidate who expresses ideas and information in a clear and concise manner whether verbally, written, or other means; tailors message to fit the interests and needs of the audience; delivers information in a manner that is interesting and compelling.

 

Initiative – The individual in this position takes action on his/her own without being prompted; handles problems independently; able to resolve issues without relying on extensive help from others; does more than is expected or asked.

 

Creativity and Innovation – The ideal candidate in this role thinks "out-of-the-box", generates new ideas, challenges the status quo, takes appropriate risks, supports change, encourages innovation, and solves problems creatively.

 

Project Management – The successful candidate establishes project goals, milestones, and procedures, defines roles and responsibilities, acquires project resources, coordinates projects throughout company, monitors project progress, and manages multiple projects.

 

Customer Focus – Seeking a candidate who puts customers, both internal and external, at the center of business decisions in order to identify and respond to current and future customer needs. Builds customer confidence, is committed to increasing customer satisfaction, sets achievable customer expectations, assumes responsibility for solving customer problems, ensures commitments to customers are met, solicits opinions and ideas from customers, responds to internal customers.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Communications or related field, and
  • Four years of progressively responsible experience in area of assignment, or
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.

                                                      

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

None

 

 

 

 

 

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Job ID: 5572

Posted 12 days ago

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