PJM Interconnection, LLC
General Position Summary
The Manager, Media Relations is the program lead for media relations and external communications for PJM, providing expert recommendations and support for PJM communications. This position requires continuous contact with external media contacts. The responsibilities include anticipating and responding to PJM media requests and overseeing social media. In this role, the Manger, Media Relations would be required to write clear and concise talking points and other external messaging.
The Manager, Media Relations also develops and implements effective communications strategies at the direction of the Chief Communications Officer. This role also supports the Chief Communication Officer and the writing team by writing executive communications (e.g., speech writing, talking points, press events, external communications, media relations), production and/or editing, communications plan development and other strategic communications services aligned with PJM\u2019s mission and goals.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Be the program lead for media relations and strategic communications.
Ensure that external public communications is crisp and clear. Advocate for PJM with the right audiences.
Provide direct strategic support and advice to the Communications Leadership team on all issues, needs, programs, and projects related to communications.
Create and execute strategic, active and reactive communications strategies.
Explore and recommend new communications channels including but, not limited to social media
Coordinate the resources for effective communications. Develop and Implement thought leadership strategies.
Create and implement metrics for the effectiveness of communications systems and programs.
Support PJM members by providing knowledgeable media insights.
Research, write and edit articles, publications, speeches and collateral designed for various stakeholders.
Maintain a clear understanding of the strategic issues the company is addressing and PJM\u2019s position.
Execute strategic, externally or internally facing communications as assigned.
Characteristics and Qualifications
BA, Communications, Journalism or Public Relations
10 years experience in Communications, Journalism or Public Relations
At least 10 years of experience write/edit in a variety of formats, including news releases, executive speeches, brochures, and online media
At least 10 years of experience develop and implement comprehensive communications plans
Experience implementing and developing strategies and plans for communications or public relations
MBA, Business Administration
5-10 years of leadership experience in a managerial/supervisory role.
Ability and desire to build relationships and interact with a wide range of stakeholders and staff to maintain and enhance PJM\u2019s customer service reputation
Experience with PJM operations, markets, and planning functions
PJM Interconnection, LLC
Website : http://www.pjm.com
PJM’s vision is to be the electric industry leader – today and tomorrow – in reliable operations and efficient wholesale markets. This section provides background material on PJM Interconnection and its operations, including information for the news media. Also included is information on employment and opportunities to do business with the company.