Sr Communications Manager - Media Relations

New York City, Maryland
13 Oct 2016
22 Dec 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for a creative, driven and experienced strategic thinker to help plan and direct global media, thought leadership and other public relations activities for GE's Gas Power Systems Business. The Sr Communications Manager - Media Relations will help identify compelling stories within our business and craft a thoughtful and innovative strategy on how best to share our GPS story with the world.

Essential Responsibilities

As the Sr Communications Manager - Media Relations, you will:
  • Manage interaction with journalists from International / National / Trade media
  • Prepare press releases and other materials including trade articles, op-eds, speeches and more
  • Research and organize press events, speaking events and other thought leadership opportunities
  • Lead crisis communications
  • Work closely with social media team to align media strategy with social and web strategy
  • Provide PR guidance to GPS leaders and organizes media training


  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university or college
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in Media Relations

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

Desired Characteristics

  • Creative, driven and experienced strategic thinker
  • Experience in the Energy / Power Generation sector
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • A team player with strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems
  • Demonstrated ability to lead programs / projects
  • Ability to document, plan, market, and execute programs
  • Established project management skills
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