The Sr. Media Relations Professional is the program lead for media relations and external communications for PJM, providing expert recommendations and support for PJM communications. To succeed, a candidate should have passion and energy along with strong organizational skills. This position requires continuous communication with external media contacts. The responsibilities include anticipating and responding to the PJM Member community's media requests. In this role, the Sr. Media Relations Professional would be required to write clear and concise talking points and other external messaging. The right candidate will know media relations locally and nationally, have relationships with reporters and be able to showcase media placements.
The Sr. Media Relations Professional also develops and implements effective communications strategies at the direction of the Chief Communications Officer. This role also supports the Chief Communications Officer and the writing team by writing executive communications (e.g., speeches, talking points, press events, external communications, media relations), newsletter production and/or editing, communications plan development and other strategic communications services aligned with PJM’s mission and goals.