Communication Specialist


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As the nation's largest utility company, we serve more than 10 million customers through six fully regulated transmission and distribution utilities -- Atlantic City Electric (ACE), Baltimore Gas and Electric (BGE), Commonwealth Edison (ComEd), Delmarva Power & Light (DPL), PECO Energy Company (PECO), and Potomac Electric Power Company (Pepco). All 18,000 of us are committed to delivering safe, reliable and affordable energy to our customers, strengthening our communities, supporting a clean energy future and reducing our impact on the changing climate.

Our people are empowered to evolve and advance their careers in an open and inclusive environment. We pride ourselves on being the kind of place where people want to come, stay and grow -- whether that's in the role and path they start in or in new and exciting career opportunities across our business. We know that investing in our employees' futures strengthens ours, which is why we offer competitive compensation, incentives, opportunities for career path changes, and health and retirement benefits.

Position Details

Communication Specialist
Chicago Illinois
Chicago, IL


The Communications Specialist is responsible for planning and executing internal communications programs in support of the Manager, Strategic Communications, as well as the Senior Manager, Thought Leadership. This person serves as a point of contact, ensuring full integration with corporate and business unit/operating company communications organizations.


  • Ensure effective communication of corporate goals and initiatives to employees. (20%)
  • Support and participate in communications programs and initiatives. (20%) 
  • Produce accurate, compelling, and editorially proļ¬cient written communications. (15%)
  • Oversee a variety of communication tasks to support leadership, including talking points, short presentations, and online messages. (15%) 
  • Develop strong working relationship with internal clients. (20%) 
  • Assist in resource-sharing duties with other Communications departments. (10%)


  • Position reports directly to the Manager, Strategic Communications. 
  • Position activities are focused on internal and executive communications and community relations in surrounding local communities, while participating in and supporting initiatives and projects developed by the business unit/operating company and corporate communications organizations for broader application 
  • Involves some proactive communication planning, with oversight from Manager, and plan execution, project leadership and a high level of coordination with other communication and corporate affairs functions. 
  • Requires ability to travel. 
  • Works under general supervision.


  • 4-year relevant degree and a minimum of 2 to 5 years of experience in internal or external communications 
  • Proven communications skills, both written and interpersonal; 
  • Excellent writing skills and self-motivation


  • Energy business/industry knowledge. 
  • Understanding of press dynamics and organizational communications 
  • Willingness to learn and undertake new projects.

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