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Consultant, Regional Communications Senior (North Region) - 514528

Tennessee Valley Authority

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Consultant, Regional Communications Senior (North Region) - 514528

Job ID:514528Location:NASHVILLE, TNRegular/Temporary:Regular


Consultant, Regional Communications Senior (North Region) - 514528

Organization: Human Resources & Communications

Department: External & Regional Communications

Location: Nashville, TN

Relocation: Relocation benefits are offered for this position and will be aligned with federal travel regulations

Posting Open: 2/27/2023

Posting Close: 3/12/2023 at 11:59 PM EST

Grade / Salary: Competitive

Position Purpose:

Collaborates with regional business leaders to shape internal and external communications strategies and solutions to meet business needs aimed at advancing the enterprise mission and business results. Partners with key stakeholders to strengthen alignment between business priorities and enterprise-wide strategy (structure, processes, systems) ensuring the development and advancement of an empowered, values-driven workplace culture. Advises and coaches senior leaders on communications strategies while developing, owning and executing communications strategies, plans and tactics to support the business.

A successful candidate will have a big picture mindset – integrating concepts from the region back to the broader Communications department and vice versa -- to develop robust strategies to promote and drive enterprise and business unit initiatives, while also implementing flawless tactical execution. Strong verbal, writing, editorial and public speaking skills are required to support a multi-channel approach focused on the delivery of an effective and quality communications program.

Principal Accountabilities:

  1. Exhibits and promotes integrity, respect and authenticity in all interactions internal or external to TVA Communications and in performance of assigned duties.

  2. Demonstrates strong collaboration, open-mindedness and partnership with teammates within and outside the TVA Communications organization.

  3. Enhances and protects the TVA reputation and brand; builds understanding and support for the agency’s long-term strategy and enterprise priorities.

  4. Accountable for modeling leadership behaviors, consistently delivering high-quality results and managing complex communications issues and projects for the agency.

  5. Serves as strategic communications counselor within the region, developing and implementing integrated, effective strategic communications plans that builds organizational capability and shapes the culture in support of achieving enterprise strategic objectives.

  6. Leads regional media relations, with a keen focus on proactive media positioning and outreach; serves as a company spokesperson; builds and sustains relationships with key regional reporters/outlets.

  7. Identifies and generates media opportunities for specific company initiatives through pitching story ideas, conducting media interviews and participating in external events.

  8. Manages complex, integrated issues; develops messages for internal and external audiences, including speechwriting/message preparation for regional vice president’s high visibility speaking engagements

  9. Oversees external positioning for the regional vice president

  10. Prepares presentations, talking points, briefing documents and other communication materials for key external and internal meetings.

  11. Develops and executes regional social media presence / content strategy aligned with enterprise social media strategy

  12. Creates and promotes content through a wide array of traditional, non-traditional and digital delivery channels.

  13. Fosters a culture of accountability, trust, collaboration, recognition, development, and results among staff at all levels consistent with the short and long-term objectives of the HR&C organization.

  14. Participates in a rotational media duty team for occasional after-hours media response and support.

  15. Serves as part of TVA’s crisis communications team and participates in storm/emergency response.

  16. Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

    Job Specific Competencies:

  • Cultivates Innovation

  • Decision Quality

  • Business Insight

  • Drives Vision & Purpose

  • Values Differences

  • Customer Focus

  • Instills Trust

  • Manages Complexity

  • Strategic Mindset

  • Collaborates

    Minimum Requirements:

Education. – Bachelor's degree in Journalism, Communications, Public Relations or closely related discipline

Experience. - 8+ years related work experience


• Excellent verbal, written and editorial communications skills

• Strong writer (Knowledge of AP style preferred), including experience preparing executive presentations, talking points, briefing documents and other communication materials for key external and internal meetings. Writing samples may be requested.

• Strong strategic communication skills

• Strong media relations experience serving as a spokesperson including strategy and message development

• Strong experience developing and implementing communications plans to effectively manage response to complex and emerging issues

• Experience working with senior levels of management and providing executive counsel and coaching for media interviews, presentations/speeches

• Proven track record of measurable results tied to strategic communications and planning efforts

• Experience representing the company externally with challenging audiences in challenging situations

• Ability to balance immediate and long-term priorities

• Proven ability to build trusted, sustainable relationships within the business and across the Communications department

• Experience and ability working alongside executives to coach and influence outcomes

• Demonstrated ability to make sound business judgments and drawing conclusions that ensure validity, identifies alternatives and develops specific recommendations

• Strong business acumen/business experience and continuous improvement methodologies

• Strong customer service, interpersonal and collaboration skills

• Ability to adapt to changes quickly, proposing and implementing thoughtful solutions

• Experience working in a matrix organization

• Experience in crisis communications

• Incumbent may be required to obtain and maintain a security clearance based on position / access requirements and essential job functions

Equal Employment Opportunity

TVA values and embraces diversity. We encourage all individuals to apply regardless of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, sex, abilities/disabilities, sexual orientation, religion, veteran status and age. We strive to be inclusive of all the people we serve across the Valley.

TVA is an Equal Opportunity employer and complies with all applicable laws and regulations regarding equal employment opportunities. Any applicant or employee who believes s/he has a discrimination claim (including harassment or retaliation) must contact TVA’s Equal Opportunity Compliance office within 45 calendar days of the event or action s/he believes to constitute discrimination, harassment, or retaliation.

Drug-Free Workplace

All TVA Non-Nuclear employees are covered by TVA's Federal Drug-Free Workplace Program Plan, in accordance with Executive Order 12564, Public Law 100-71 and the Mandatory Guidelines for Federal Workplace Drug Testing. Information regarding the Drug Free Workplace Program can be found TVA Non-Nuclear employees in Testing Designated Positions, including those performing safety-sensitive duties are also subject to random drug testing. TVA Nuclear employees are subject to random alcohol and drug tests in accordance with 10 CFR Part 26 as mandated by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC).

How to Claim Vet Preference

If you are requesting to be considered as a preference-eligible veteran as outlined in the application process, you must submit your military documents before the posting closure indicated above. Please submit your military documents each time you apply for a position.

How to Submit Documentation:

1) Upload documents after you complete the application by clicking Careers Home, Cover Letters and Attachments, and Add Attachment, or

2) Email documents to email protected

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Tennessee Valley Authority provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

  • Published on: Feb 28, 2023
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Job Location: Nashville, Tennessee
  • Salary: negotiable
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