Advocacy & Planning Specialist

Job Info


Posting Expiration Date: Jun 21, 2024

Schedule Type: Full-Time

Minimum Salary: $80000

Maximum Salary: $105000

Organization: Corporate Affairs

Department: Marketing

Section: CORP AFF Strategy & Planning

Location: NY-New York-4 Irving Pl Headquarters

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Job Description

Mission Statement

  • Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. (Con Edison), Orange & Rockland Utilities (O&R), and Consolidated Edison Transmission (CET) employees are required to follow health, safety, and environmental policies, EEO, Standards of Business Conduct, and all other applicable company policy and procedures. We all share a responsibility to advance the company’s mission by excelling at our three corporate priorities – safety of our people and the public, operational excellence in all that we do, and ensuring the best possible customer experience.

Core Responsibilities

  • Con Edison's Advocacy & Planning team leads Corporate Affairs efforts to further enterprise-wide engagement and advocacy for key business objectives. Members of this team will work in a cross-functional environment (Tiger Teams) with colleagues across Corporate Affairs and other relevant teams across the company. The founding members of the team will help identify the key priority initiatives to engage and create strategic plans for each. In addition, founding team members will help establish the processes, workflows, and team culture.
  • Lead coordination of strategic events for Advocacy & Planning department.
  • Coordinate and manage department assets and work products to ensure timely communication and collaboration with external teams.
  • Track the development of division materials and documents to support corporate affairs goals, implement programs, and evaluate and measure success.
  • Support development of advocacy priority toolkits and other information to be disseminated internally and externally.
  • Assist the Section Manager and Advocacy and Planning team members in identifying and engaging with key internal stakeholders/teams, when needed, to ensure visibility and seek out opportunities to incorporate their work.
  • Provide support in the execution of the integrated and effective strategic plan for Con Edison and Orange and Rockland energy companies.
  • Work on special projects as assigned by Advocacy and Planning Director and Section Manager.
  • Perform other related administrative tasks and assignments as required.

Required Education/Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree and 3 years of relevant work experience.

Relevant Work Experience

  • Experience engaging in multiple team-based, competing projects and a strong commitment to meeting deadlines Required
  • Entrepreneur approach with demonstrated ability to implement new idea or project with successful outcomes. Required
  • Critical thinker and continuous improvement mindset. Ability to identify areas to improve efficiency and opportunities to refine processes and provide solutions for enhancement. Required
  • Experience in Event management that support broader strategic goals. Required
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills. Required
  • Proficiency in Outlook, Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Required
  • Familiarity with New York community organizations, political processes and the clean energy transition. Preferred

Skills & Ability

  • Possesses a high degree of initiative and
  • Well organized, detail oriented and flexible to handle multiple assignments and
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint, etc. and
  • Quickly troubleshoots and resolves problems and
  • Performs work independently with minimal supervision and
  • Demonstrates a high commitment to quality
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidential information

Licenses & Certifications

  • Driver's License Required
  • Other: Society of Human Resouces Management Certified Professional or Senior Certified Professional Upon Hire Preferred or
  • Other: HRCI Certified Upon Hire Preferred

Physical Demands

  • Ability to push, pull, and lift up to 25 pounds
  • Sit or stand to answer a phone for the duration of the workday
  • Sit or stand to use a keyboard, mouse, and computer for the duration of the workday
  • Ability to read small print and symbols

Other Physical Demands

  • Must be able to respond to Company emergencies by performing a System Emergency Assignment to restore service to our customers.
  • Must be able to travel to various Company locations in NYC, Westchester, and Rockland Counties either by car or mass transit.

Technical Difficulty Statement

Equal Opportunity Employer

  • Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. (Con Edison), Orange & Rockland Utilities (O&R), and Consolidated Edison Transmission (CET) are equal opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of the individual’s actual or perceived disability, protected veteran status, race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship, domestic violence victim status, or any other actual or perceived status protected by law.