Corporate Communications Specialist I, Senior
Tucson Electric Power     Tucson, AZ 85701

About Us
UNS Energy Corporation, headquartered in Tucson, Arizona, is a subsidiary of Fortis Inc., the largest investor-owned electric and gas distribution utility in Canada. Our public utility subsidiaries, Tucson Electric Power Company, UNS Electric, Inc. and UNS Gas, Inc., power our economy by providing electric and gas service to nearly 700,000 customers in Arizona.

We embrace a spirit of giving, dedicated to improving quality of life in the communities we have served for generations, and in TEP’s case, since the 1890s. We’re building a cleaner, greener grid, with more wind and solar power than ever before, while maintaining safe, reliable, and affordable service.

Your Employer of Choice
Our culture is rooted in shared core values that define how we work and who we are. Our team of innovative professionals bring their authentic selves to work each day to power our vision and make a difference.

We create opportunities for employees to thrive through:

Continual growth: In an industry changing faster than ever before, our commitment to professional growth and leadership development means we never stop challenging ourselves to explore new possibilities.
Active Engagement: We support a collaborative environment, with peer-to-peer learning and employee-driven groups that foster an inclusive culture.
Total compensation: UNS Energy Corporation also offers a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes a 401k plan with a generous company match, a company-sponsored pension plan, affordable individual and family health insurance plans, tuition assistance, life insurance, long-term disability insurance and much more.

Job Description - Corporate Communications Specialist I, Senior
We are seeking a passionate and talented Corporate Communications Specialist to join our team. You will play a pivotal role in shaping and executing our communication strategies. With a wide range of subjects, a collaborative environment, and a commitment to continuous learning, Tucson Electric Power offers a unique opportunity to make a significant impact in the world of corporate communications.

What you will do:
Create timely, engaging, and effective communications across a wide variety of subjects, including community outreach, technical updates, and internal communications.
Engage with external audiences through prepared materials, real-time interactions, and timely responses to inquiries. This may include interactions with news media as needed.
Coordinate effectively with colleagues, consultants, and contractors to ensure the prompt and efficient delivery of communication projects.
Contribute to the development and execution of communication plans for internal clients and the Corporate Communications team to support the company's mission and strategic goals.

What you bring:
Demonstrated strong experience in written communications to include letters and memos.
Experience working with stakeholders in a collaborate and team-oriented approach.
Strong project management and organizational abilities.
Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
If you are a passionate communicator who thrives in a collaborative, dynamic, and innovative environment, we invite you to apply for the Corporate Communications Specialist position at TEP. Help us drive positive change and shape the future of the energy industry.

*Full job description
Develops communications that support the success of our company’s strategy and promote a positive perception of UNS Energy Corporation, Tucson Electric Power and UniSource Energy Services. Provides internal clients with strategic communications support to support programs and initiatives involving internal and external audiences. This may include written, audio, video or online communications, as assigned.

Position-Related Responsibilities
Develops timely, engaging and effective communications as needed in the format, subject areas and/or platforms for which responsibility is assigned.
Provides communication consulting, strategy development and implementation services to internal clients.
Communicates with external audiences as needed through prepared materials, real-time interaction and prompt responses to appropriate inquiries. This may include responsibility for communicating with news media, as assigned.
Tracks available performance metrics for assigned communication channels and adapts messaging strategy and tactics to achieve excellent performance.
Coordinates effectively with co-workers, consultants and contractors to ensure prompt, effective project delivery.
Contributes to the development and execution of communication plans on behalf of internal clients and/or the Corporate Communications team. Corporate Communications Specialist I, Senior This job description supersedes all prior descriptions.
Ensures that communications are consistent with the Company’s vision and values, advance its strategy and support the business area’s mission.
Maintains ongoing proficiency in evolving communications platforms, standards and best-practices in the areas and disciplines for which responsibility is assigned.
Represents the Company in local and national professional and civic organizations as appropriate.
Other responsibilities as assigned.
This position may provide services to affiliates of the Company subject to the UNS Energy Code of Conduct and the related Policies and Procedures.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
(Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.)

Level 1

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree
One to six years of relevant experience.
Strong demonstrated skills in the area for which responsibility will be assigned (could include writing, photography, video, social media, illustration, graphic design, or other communications discipline)
Demonstrated ability to work independently, as well as in a team environment.
Proficient with computer hardware and software for basic business applications, as well as any specialized equipment for the assigned communications role.

Preferred Qualifications
BA/BS or higher degree in a communications-related discipline
Up to seven years of relevant work experience
Energy industry experience or expertise
Previous working experience with relevant stakeholders
Senior Level

Minimum Qualifications
The above qualifications as well as:
Seven or more years of relevant experience
Strong working relationships with relevant external stakeholders
Preferred Qualifications

Skilled in managing multiple diverse activities simultaneously, executing on long-term and short-term business goals and objectives with operating with speed, accuracy and strong judgment.
Pay Rate: Competitive salary based on qualifications and experience

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Field of Interest

Energy & Utilities

Employment Type

Full Time

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