• Communications Specialist II
  • Direct Hire Position
  • Austin, TX

BlackRock Resources has a client in the TX area that is looking for a Communications Specialist.  The right person will have a BS Degree in Communications or a related discipline. They will use strategic direction and implementation of tactics to reach all audiences. They will Manage the Texas strategy and creation of public relations programs for major projects. 


  • A Bachelor’s degree preferably in a communications-related discipline
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience practicing all facets of communications
  • Demonstrated experience in media relations
  • A valid U.S. driver’s license as positions may be required to drive company vehicles to events.

Essential Duties:

  • Collaborates with full Communications team to create strategic direction and implementation of tactics to effectively reach all audiences.
  • Manages strategy and creation of public relations programs for major projects. 
  • Works with state subsidiary leadership on strategies to engage with customers, community and municipal leaders, the media, and local elected or appointed officials.
  • Develops and executes annual communication plan for assigned clients.
  • Supports external customer communications.
  • Provides communications support for Strategy and Corporate Development efforts in  assigned area.
  • Collaborates with officials and bridges functional areas such as operations, engineering, customer service, gas, and water quality to anticipate and manage issues that could impact the company’s reputation.
  • Ensures adherence to regulatory communications requirements.
  • Rapidly responds to and provides communications counsel during crises.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Expert ability to use Microsoft office applications including Word and PowerPoint to prepare materials
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills; Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of individuals
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and adapt to changing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Travel Requirements up to 30 %    

If you are interested and qualified please send your resume to Kristie at [email protected] blackrockres.com     


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