Grand Gulf Nuclear Stations seeks a Communications Specialist II to work in Port Gibson, Miss., near Vicksburg.
Closing date: Dec. 31, 2012
Plan and implement internal and external communications strategies to raise awareness of company initiatives and public policy positions, as well as environmental, corporate safety and community programs. Function as coordinator of day-to-day communications activities of nuclear plant, including editor’s role for site edition of employee newsletter. Lead and/or actively participate on site communications teams. Provide communications support for employee speakers bureau and for executives in external and internal environments. Serve as spokesperson for local and national print/broadcast media and maintain relationships with key media contacts. Identify and develop outreach opportunities with select media outlets. Oversee activities that enhance Entergy’s public image in the plant area, and coordinate local external activities in media and community outreach with Entergy’s Customer Services Managers. Serve in plant’s emergency response organization with key responsibility for effective emergency communications support of plant needs during plant exercises and events. Availability to respond to after-hours media calls, crisis events and other communications support needs.
Bachelor’s degree in journalism, public relations, communications, or related field is recommended. Successful candidate will have at least five (5) years of progressively responsible experience with the news media, a public relations firm or in a government or corporate setting. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office applications such as Outlook, PowerPoint and Word, and with html editing software such as FrontPage or SharePoint Designer. Solid time management skills; strong oral and written communications skills. Interpersonal communications skills are a must. Experience with desktop publishing software such as InDesign or PageMaker a plus. Demonstrated ability to manage crisis situations and think creatively.
As a provider of essential services, Entergy expects its employees to be available to work additional hours, to work in alternate locations, and/or to perform additional duties in connection with storms, outages, emergencies, or other situations as deemed necessary by the company. Exempt employees may not be paid overtime associated with such duties.
How To Apply
For consideration, all applications must be submitted online (www.entergy.com/careers) and received by the job posting closing date (12/31/12).