The primary role of the Specialist, Content Development is to support the Director of External Communications’ efforts to raise the profile of Southern Company Gas and its local distribution, marketing and storage companies through compelling, convincing storytelling. This position is responsible for identifying, drafting and editing content for sharing across multiple mediums in support of Southern Company Gas’s External Communications department, including press releases, speeches, messaging, news pitches, media statements and web content. The Specialist of Content Development will also be responsible for leading development of the Corporate Communications editorial calendar and editing materials drafted by other members of the Corporate Communications team. On occasion, they may also be required to support external communications plan development and implementation.
The successful candidate will be a strong written and verbal storyteller who can adjust their writing style for various platforms and audiences, has a meticulous attention to detail, is able to juggle multiple assignments, works well with others and can effectively operate under tight deadlines.
Experience in journalism is preferred but not required; however, a minimum of 3-5 years in a communications-focused field is a must.