Duke Energy Hiring – Sr. Communications Consultant

Website Duke Energy

Job Description:

This position reports to the Manager of Midwest/Florida Regulated Utilities Communications and assists with providing support to the regional president and the regional president’s organization including local and state government affairs, community relations, foundation, stakeholder engagement, economic development, regulatory and public affairs.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Develops and implements communications on complex issues; provides counsel to business groups and senior leaders; and supports executive positioning efforts.
  • Work closely with corporate communications peers, sustainability, environmental, federal policy and state governmental affairs teams to ensure alignment and advance Duke Energy’s national and regional strategies.
  • Serves as part of the company’s crisis communications and storm support team.
  • Responsible for providing communications support for the company’s regulated utility operations in Ohio/Kentucky. The position includes developing and executing media strategies and responding to media inquiries, serving as a company spokesperson and building and sustaining relationships with key reporters and outlets.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of integrated, strategic communications plans and supporting materials for stakeholder engagement, advocacy and educational campaigns for legislative, regulatory, operational, and reputation management as well as brand strategies for Duke Energy Ohio/Kentucky.

Job Requirements:

  • Experience working with senior levels of management and providing executive counsel and coaching for media interviews, presentations, and other internal and external events
  • Experience in public policy, reputation management, advocacy campaigns and stakeholder engagement
  • Bachelor’s degree in public relations, communications, journalism or a closely related discipline
  • Strong media relations background, including strategy and message development, and experience as a company spokesperson
  • Experience in issues management and crisis communications
  • Experience developing and implementing communications plans to effectively manage response to emerging issues
  • Experience representing the company’s interests with diverse audiences in challenging situations
  • Speechwriting experience

Job Details:

Company: Duke Energy

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Cincinnati, OH, US

Application Deadline: N/A


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