New York
Oct 03, 2012
Nov 02, 2012
Ms. Michele Roett
Full Time
Title: Writer/Editor
Organization: Public Affairs
Department: Public Affairs
Job Code: 12-569

Consolidated Edison, Inc. is one of the nation’s largest investor-owned energy companies, with more than $13 billion in annual revenues and approximately $40 billion in assets. The company provides a wide range of energy-related products and services to its customers through its six subsidiaries: Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc., a regulated utility providing electric, gas and steam service in New York City and Westchester county, New York; Orange and Rockland Utilities, Inc., a regulated utility serving customers in a 1,350 square mile area in southeastern New York State and adjacent sections of northern New Jersey and northeastern Pennsylvania; Con Edison Solutions, a retail energy services company; Con Edison Energy, a wholesale energy supply company; Con Edison Development, an infrastructure development company; and Con Edison Communications, a telecommunications infrastructure company and service provider.

Qualifications: Public Affairs is looking to hire a Writer/Editor to join its Corporate Communications team. The Writer/Editor must be a skilled professional with a sharp eye for detail, the ability to manage multiple projects, and a demonstrable expertise in corporate communications. Candidates must have high professional standards and a proven commitment to excellence. Candidates must have a bachelor's degree in English or journalism, and a minimum of five years of professional writing, editing, and proofreading experience, which are essential qualifications for this position. Deadline-driven and highly organized, the ideal candidate must be a top-notch communicator -- flexible, inventive, and possess the ability to interact with all levels of the company.
Must have a valid driver's license
Must be able and willing to travel within Company service territory, as needed.

Responsibilities: The Writer/Editor will assist in the production of the company’s internal and external publications including suggesting and writing stories; editing copy and seeing that all necessary approvals are obtained; arranging for and supervising photography; and coordinating artwork. These publications include, but are not limited to, the company’s newsletter for employees, materials for retirees, and publications on websites for various company organizations and departments. The position involves advanced, strategic development of editorial concepts, superior editorial activities (including writing, copyediting, fact checking, and proofreading), and skill in researching, interviewing, and compilation of background material. The Writer/Editor will be responsible for coordinating team efforts with numerous internal/external clients. From initial concept through final publication, the Writer/Editor will be a highly responsible element in the delivery of effective corporate communications. The Writer/Editor will report to the Section Manager, Corporate Communications, and will serve as emergency responder and participate in all aspects of public affairs responsibilities during emergencies and assist in preparation of emergency preparedness information. The Writer/Editor will perform various public affairs functions as directed by the Section Manager, Corporate Communications.
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Con Edison is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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