Director, Communications - Interconnection Project
Team: Corporate Communications
Note: The individual selected for this role will not be directly employed by PBS. The incumbent will be hired by a staffing firm as a contractor under the instruction of and complete work directly for PBS.
The Director, Communications will provide and maintain member station and internal stakeholder communications plans, reports, status updates, training materials and websites associated with the Interconnection System and related projects. This is a project communications and training position where individual initiative and leadership is expected. Particular emphasis is placed on station relations and the development, distribution and execution of regular updates and reports, in addition to training strategies using roadshows, video, web, presentations or booths at industry events. Both the project communications, updates and reports and the training activities aim to ensure understanding and adoption of the new Stage 2 interconnection system and existing Stage 1 system among member stations and other key stakeholders.
Considerable unsupervised work will be performed, and the position will occasionally be required to represent PBS in various venues. This position will have primary responsibility for the final design and implementation of the project communication plan for Stage 2, including directing the RFP selected Vendor(s). This plan will include face-to-face meetings with member stations and stakeholders, written communication and the design, creation and management of content for web sites, in addition to the Hub, Station Management Center, and other electronic communication venues on topics related to the interconnection system. The position will coordinate activities with the PBS Corporate Communications team to ensure that plans, outreach and messages on the project are aligned.
Essential duties will include, but are not limited to:
Requirements for success:
Bachelor’s degree in business, communications or related field or equivalent experience in business management required.
Master’s degree or additional specialized training in business or technology is desirable.
Excellent written communications skills, including experience creating a range of communications materials, including reports, executive updates, presentations, brochures, product one-pagers, in addition to other communications materials and formats.
PBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Women, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities