• 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. 

Qualifications:

  • 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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