Social Media/Media Specialist

Recruiter
Eversource
Location
Berlin
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 06, 2016
Closes
Oct 19, 2016
Role
IT
Industry
Energy
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Description Summary:

Eversource Energy is the largest Energy delivery company in New England. Eversource supports 3.6 million Gas and Electric customers across CT, MA and NH. Be a part of our mission to deliver reliable energy and superior customer service.

The individual will perform a variety of assignments associated with Eversource Media Relations in Connecticut, serving as the primary content creator for the company's multiple social media channels and posting proactively and reactively on issues related to Eversource, with a focus on its activity in Connecticut. The candidate will also serve on the wider Media Relations team and work with members of the media to represent the company.

Specific responsibilities include: creating engaging content for Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, LinkedIn and Twitter; managing and reporting on day-to-day incoming social media activity; contributing to and developing social media campaigns; identifying and daily archiving of news clips/reports that focus on and/or are of interest to Eversource; researching, developing, producing and distributing social media posts, press releases, articles, and web postings quickly to support company initiatives, and responding to issues of concern to the company; creating and maintaining an editorial calendar; providing Media Relations support and counsel to other areas of the company as assigned; engaging employee social media involvement across all channels; working with company Community Relations staff members to understand and to respond to communication issues at the local and/or community level; and, working with all departments in the company to ensure that relevant information is kept current on the company website, social media channels and other media.

* Candidates must be extremely strong writer possessing solid experience using website content management systems; social media analytics and Google analytics are essential.

* Knowledge of or experience using InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat.

* Candidates must have a Bachelor's Degree in Journalism, Communications, Public Relations or a related discipline.

* A minimum of five (5) years of professional experience in communications/ media relations, including social media, is required.

* Candidates must also be extremely strong writers possessing solid experience using website content management systems; social media analytics and Google analytics are essential.

* Knowledge of or experience using InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat.

The position will include after-hours/weekend on-call responsibilities as well as storm restoration and emergency assignments.

Worker Type:

Regular

Number of Openings:

1

EEO Statement

Eversource Energy is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, disability status, or protected veteran status.

VEVRRA Federal Contractor

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