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Dominion Energy External Affairs Representative III in WILLIAMSBURG, Virginia

External Affairs Representative III

Date:May 3, 2019

Location:WILLIAMSBURG, VA, US, 23188

Company:Dominion Energy

Nearly 7.5 million customers in 18 states energize their homes and businesses with electricity or natural gas from Dominion Energy (NYSE: D), headquartered in Richmond, Va. The company is committed to sustainable, reliable, affordable, and safe energy and is one of the nation's largest producers and transporters of energy with about $100 billion of assets providing electric generation, transmission and distribution, as well as natural gas storage, transmission, distribution, and import/export services.

As one of the nation's leading solar operators, the company intends to reduce its carbon intensity 60 percent by 2030. Through its, as well ase and other programs, Dominion Energy contributed more than $30 million in 2018 to community causes throughout its footprint and beyond. Please visit, to learn more.

Diversity is linked to every aspect of our business to include how we attract, develop and retain our future talent. An inclusive environment encourages the coming together of different talents, thoughts and energies. The company’s commitment to employing military veterans through the Troops to Energy Jobs program is one way we are able to ensure workforce diversity.

Job Summary

Assists with developing and implementing legislative and communication strategies that support overall policy strategies. Assists in developing and maintaining strong relationships with key political, business, economic development, governmental, and media contacts. Assists with media issues and inquiries. Represents Dominion at community civic and political events and organizations.Coordinates and serves as liaison for relationships with state and local elected and appointed officials, local business groups, military groups, and other customers. Investigates and advises community leaders and elected officials on constituent questions, problems, or concerns. Assists during any major storm event. May provide leadership to less experienced staff.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

At least five years directly related experience (Note: A Master's degree can count towards one year of experience).

Related experience and demonstrated knowledge of government, public policy, economic development, and communications.

Strong understanding of the utility industry preferred but not required.

Ability to multi-task, synthesize ideas, negotiation skills and plan strategically.

A knowledge or practice of coalition building on specific issues/campaigns.

Excellent writing and public speaking skills.

Ability to coordinate work among a wide variety of skill sets and to work well in a grassroots environment.

Education Requirements

Education Level: Degree or an equivalent combination of education and demonstrated related experience may be accepted in lieu of preferred level of education: BachelorPreferred Disciplines: Political & Public Affairs, Mass Communication, Political Science, Business Management

Working Conditions

Office Work Environment 51-75%

Travel 26-50%

Test Description

No Testing Required

Export Control

Certain positions at Dominion Energy may involve access to information and technology subject to export controls under U.S. law. Compliance with these export controls may result in Dominion Energy limiting its consideration of certain applicants.

Other Information

We offer excellent plans and programs for employees. Employees are rewarded with a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package which may include: health benefits with coverage for families and domestic partners, vacation, retirement plans, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, and much more. To learn more about our benefits, click here

Dominion Energy is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disabled status.

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