Black & Veatch PR Communications Specialist in Helena, Montana
PR Communications Specialist
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Company : Black & Veatch Corporation
Req Id : 39722
Job Title : PR Communications Specialist
Location : USVRTL
Business Unit Sector : COR-CORP-SHARED SERVICES
Opportunity Type : Staff
Relocation eligible : No
Full time/Part time : Full-Time
Project Only Hire : No
Visa Sponsorship Available: No
Division Marketing Statement: Black & Veatch is a global leader in engineering, construction and consulting services for the energy, water and communications markets. Our professionals leverage advanced technology and our innovative culture to provide solutions focused on sustainability, resilience and improving the quality of life for communities around the world.
Corporate Marketing & Communications (MarCom) is the global marketing and business development unit that builds strong relationships with external influencers and client decision makers in order to enhance Black & Veatch’s revenue. MarCom’s focus is to increase global brand awareness and build client relationships that directly contribute to revenue by deploying innovative marketing and communications solutions. This includes leveraging strong and compelling thought leadership content to inform the sales process.
Reporting to the Senior Manager, Public Relations & External Communications, this content professional will serve as a member of the external communications team, responsible for developing quality content, leading content-driven projects and executing public relations activities to build awareness of the company’s solutions, innovations and expertise. Critical skill sets include content development, press release writing, social/digital media experience, and project management in a diverse, deadline-driven organization. The Specialist must be able to understand and communicate our strategy and vision to external audiences and in their role within assigned work groups.
Provides innovative, well-written/clean copy content in support of department and business unit programs.
Able to write both short- and long-form content in a corporate voice; experienced with thought leadership, ghostwriting and op/ed formats.
Is a key contributor to the company-wide content marketing program.
Develops and maintains strong working relationships and contacts with prime, trade, local and social media outlets, creating earned media opportunities.
Works with supervisor to establish priorities, work direction and assignments.
Manages communications activities, e.g., executing projects, developing/reviewing/editing/ approving content for print and digital use.
Participates in forecasting of internal and external needs to develop content for a wide variety of complex marketing and communications applications and programs.
Responsible for scheduling jobs into project management tool.
Supports Reputation Management activities
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, prioritizing work and problem solving
Marketing / Branding:
Manages projects in support of the marketing function (e.g. leading projects, reviewing/editing/ approving marketing materials and collateral)
Oversees content to be used, whether produced internally or by an outside vendor
Participates in the development and implementation of strategic plans to develop and promote content to increase the brand identity to maximize company sales and contribute to profitable growth.
Focus is on a single, easily identified brand
This is a position with the opportunity to develop strong relationships across the company.
Familiarity with branding activities including content marketing campaigns, awareness of search engine optimization and social media amplification is preferred.
Degree in journalism, communications or public relations a plus, experience in journalism preferred.
Education: Bachelor's degree in marketing, communication, or a related field; or equivalent experience
Experience: 2+ years related experience
All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.
Work Environment/Physical Demands
MAC: Marketing & Communications
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Black & Veatch is committed to being an employer of choice by creating a valuable work experience that keeps our people engaged, productive, safe and healthy.
Our comprehensive benefits portfolio is a key component of this commitment and offers an array of health care benefits including but not limited to medical, dental and vision insurances along with disability and a robust wellness program.
To support a healthy work-life balance, we offer flexible work schedules, paid vacation and holiday time, sick time, and dependent sick time.
A variety of additional benefits are available to our professionals, including a company-matched 401k plan, adoption reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, vendor discounts, an employment referral program, AD&D insurance, pre-taxed accounts, voluntary legal plan and the B&V Credit Union. Professionals may also be eligible for a performance-based bonus program.
We are proud to be a 100 percent ESOP-owned company. As employee-owners, our professionals are empowered to drive not only their personal growth, but the company's long-term achievements - and they share in the financial rewards of the success through stock ownership.
By valuing diverse voices and perspectives, we cultivate an authentically inclusive environment for professionals and are able to provide innovative and effective solutions for clients.
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