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Communications Specialist

Company: ISO New England
Location: Holyoke
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Thursday, April 28, 2022

Do you want to be involved in the region's clean energy future?! ISO New England is looking for a Communications Specialist to join our dynamic and collaborative communications team. Reporting to the Communications Manager, the Communications Specialist will be our "generalist" working and learning in three areas of communications: content development, media relations, and social media.

To be successful in this role, you will possess experience and enthusiasm for developing content suitable for different digital platforms (e.g., website, newsletter, social posts) on a broad range of topics and issues.

How you will make an Impact

Write features and content for ISO New England's online platforms (website, newsletter, social media -- LinkedIn and Twitter)

Develop and maintain social media outreach to highlight ISO New England's content, data, and reports

Support media relations activities, including routine media inquiries, draft press releases, and emergency communications

Re-leverage content, data, and reports into new and relevant information products for digital platforms

Learn and use web analytics for content development What we are looking for

Bachelor's degree in Communications, English, Journalism or relevant field

Experience in corporate communications, public relations, journalism, and/or marketing preferred; will consider someone with less professional experience, but who is enthusiastic, curious, and willing to learn

Strong writer, with a proven track record (through sample work) of storytelling ability

Hands-on experience with Microsoft Office; Photoshop and InDesign knowledge a plus Must be highly organized; be able to work both collaboratively with a team, but also independently; and deadline oriented Desired not required

Knowledge and interest in the energy field a plus

Knowledge of website analytics (such as Google Analytics)

Knowledge or interest in learning basic graphic design

ISO New England oversees the 24/7 operation of the power grid that covers the six-states of New England and administers the region's $10+ billion "stock exchange" for the buying and selling of wholesale electricity. The power system is constantly evolving as new technologies emerge and energy policies evolve. There is a lot going on at our organization behind the scenes to make sure the grid continuously yields reliable electricity at competitive prices while addressing the unique challenges that come along with our industry. ISO New England has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy. What We Offer : ISO New England is located in Holyoke, MA. The company provides a base salary plus bonus, competitive Medical and Dental plan, paid vacation, 401k with company match, retirement plan, continuous training and more. All benefits start on your first day. Equal Opportunity : We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer. Applicants for employment are considered without regard to race, creed, color, citizenship, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, age, disability, status as a veteran, Vietnam Era Veteran, or being a member of the Reserves or National Guard. Drug Free Environment : We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. Social Networking Notice : ISO New England reserves the right to review the candidate's postings on any social networking site accessible in the public domain as part of the candidate assessment process.

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Keywords: ISO New England, Springfield , Communications Specialist, Other , Holyoke, Massachusetts

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