Grand Bahama Power Company – Communications Assistant

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  • Full Time
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COMMUNICATIONS ASSISTANT
Job Code: 2024-06-006
Department: Administration
FT/PT Status: Full Time

Summary/Position Overview: The Communications Assistant will be responsible for assisting with the development and delivery of clear, accurate and timely communication to continuously meet the needs of internal and external customers and stakeholders for relevant information, executing administrative duties, drafting, and editing media statements, answering media inquiries, compile publications, supporting social media management, plan events and press conferences.

Duties and Tasks: Maintain health, safety, and environment standards by:

• Ensuring compliance with all safety policies and procedures.
• Ensuring compliance with all environmental and health standards, and
• Completing all required HSE training. Support communications team by:
• Drafting and editing of Social Media post, brochure materials and communications copy
• Monitoring and managing the company’s social media accounts (e.g., Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram).
• Creating and scheduling posts, engage with followers, and respond to comments and messages.
• Analyzing social media metrics and prepare reports on social media performance.
• Assisting in the development of marketing materials, presentations, and other communications collateral.
• Tracking projects and monitoring social media exposure and notifications
• Assisting in maintaining web content and executing social media strategies.
• Providing administrative support to programs and internal teams
• Updating databases and media lists
• Facilitating effective internal communications and maintain communications calendar.
• Maintaining calendars and appointments for the department
• Preparing presentations and reports
• Managing Communications KPIs and customer related Community Investments
• Assisting with creating and composing vivid and compelling stories of GBPC through effective use of writing and visuals.
• Creating, developing and executing social media content on multiple platforms.
• Creating and disseminating information materials in line with communications plan.
• Leading the planning and execution of events such as employee sessions, stakeholder events, press conferences and community information sessions.
• Assisting in maintaining relationships with media contacts.
• Helping organize and coordinate press conferences and media events.
• Tracking media coverage and compile media clippings.
• Assisting with researching information for press releases, and content for the company website, infographics, blogs, and newsletters.
• Adhering to the company’s style guide, ensuring that we produce high-quality copy.
• Working with key internal role-players to brainstorm content ideas, in line with the company’s strategy and in support of various company initiatives.
• Acquiring and maintaining a detailed knowledge of the company’s policies, principles and strategies, and to keep up to date with relevant developments.
• Supporting and evaluating results of communication campaigns with the team. Contribute to GBPCs strategy and goals by:
• Assisting with the implementation of and execution of communications projects and strategies
• Collaborating with Customer Solutions on issues, data and related campaigns
• Providing communications counsel to GBPC’s leaders and colleagues based on best communication practices as well as experience and knowledge of the internal and external environment.
• Assisting with the development and implementation of a communication strategy that includes media outreach and social media content creation.
• Building and maintaining relationships with journalists and key external role-players. Contributing to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed, including but not limited to special projects and other related duties, as assigned.

Academic/Skill/Experience Requirements: The Communication Assistant will have earned a Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, marketing or related discipline; or have an acceptable combination of education and experience. An experienced professional with a minimum of three years of experience at in a communication, public relations, or media relations role and vast knowledge or experience in the utility industry. The Communications Assistant will have copy writing and presentation skills, with experience in reviewing, editing, fact-checking and proofreading materials. They will also have proficiency in Microsoft Office, knowledge of the Adobe Suite and of the general rules and regulations for utility service. Ability to develop, implement, execute and measure strategic communications plans and must be detail oriented with good organizational skills, highly motivated and self- directed with ability to advance multiple concurrent projects.

Consideration will be given to candidates with an Associate’s degree.