GE is an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation.
The Public Relations manager will work closely with Digital Energy’s Head of Communications in directing and coordinating all of the business’ PR activities. In this role, you will conceptualize, support and implement communication initiatives to create awareness about Digital Energy’s technology applications, influence external stakeholders such as customers and policymakers through integrated media relations strategies.
The mission of the PR Manager is to drive external media outreach, advance Digital Energy’s position in the market, support key business goals, and protect the reputation of the business.
In addition, you will:
Design, develop and execute communications strategies for Digital Energy
Be responsible for product and technology positioning, identify thought leadership opportunities and manage crisis communications activities
Serve as a spokesperson on key initiatives, respond to media inquiries, and assist in shaping responses to complex media requests
Monitor industry news about Digital Energy and its competitors; identify emerging public relations opportunities
Develop and maintain appropriate relationships with media
Seek out strategic speaking and conference opportunities for senior management to enhance executive visibility
Work closely with GE Corporate Communications to maximize investor awareness of Digital Energy’s performance
Coordinate with Public Affairs and Government Relations teams to position Digital Energy as a thought leader in key policy areas
Provide counsel to business units in times of crisis and help them reach a positive outcome
Explore and develop social media outreach strategies
Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, PR, English, Journalism, or Business
A minimum of 7 years of experience in Media Relations, Corporate Communications and/or PR Agency
Additional Eligibility Qualifications
GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.
Demonstrated ability to counsel and exhibit credibility with senior management on communications issues
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to interface with all levels of senior management and employee population
Ability to be a self-starter and manage a number of programs / projects simultaneously
Hands-on as well as strategic
Team player that can lead by example, with high accountability for his / her actions
Proven ability to develop and implement communications strategies for PR campaigns
Experience as company spokesperson
Professional experience with a major multinational company and/or PR agency with Fortune 500 clients
Ability to conceptualize, structure, write and pitch compelling stories for wide range of audiences
Ability to manage multiple projects while maintaining high quality of work
Excellent business acumen and executive presence
Strong oral and written communications skills
Why join one great company when you can join many? At GE, we’re passionate about making life better with new ideas and technologies. We’re diverse, supporting our communities in more than 100 countries. Experience personal growth and competency development as part of the GE team.
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