External Affairs & Corporate Communications Coordinator

At Dominion Energy we love our jobs.  That’s right.  Love.  Every day we go to work filled with passion to be excellent, to creatively problem solve and to innovate.  These are exciting days for energy companies, and Dominion Energy aims to shape the future of energy in America. We are looking at all of our work with fresh eyes, retooling everything we do, in every part of the company, to operate more sustainably and to deliver energy more reliably than ever.  We are looking for interesting, independent thinkers and doers who can help shape the culture of a forward-looking company that’s proud of its rich legacy. Are you a change agent?  Do you think differently?  Do you want to fall in love with your job? If you answered “yes,” then read on!


We offer a hybrid 3-2 work schedule (three days in the office, two days of teleworking) to accommodate the need for flexibility.


Military service members and veterans with ranks from E5-E9, W1-CW5, or O3-O6, plus appropriate equivalent combination of education and years of experience as outlined below will be considered for this opportunity. 

At this time, Dominion Energy cannot transfer nor sponsor a work visa for this position.

This position does not offer relocation assistance. 


Job Summary

This role supports senior executive management within the External Affairs and Corporate Communications department with managing day-to-day activities. 

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Coordinates special events and serves as liaison for senior department management, including strategic scheduling and event management. 
  • Manages information confidential in nature involving access to knowledge of the most sensitive business information. 
  • Influences effective and efficient decision-making by prioritizing issues based upon criticality and organizing data in a clear, concise manner. 
  • Applies expert knowledge to utilize and/or produce analytical material for discussions with cross functional teams/business unit leadership teams to understand business objectives and/or processes and influence solution strategies, at the consolidation and station levels as applicable/appropriate.
  • Develops meeting agendas for staff meetings and leadership team meetings. 
  • May assist with preparing presentations and speeches for use with internal and external audiences, to include the Board of Directors, Governmental officials, senior leaders and investors.
  • Assists in planning, coordinating, and troubleshooting activities and issues as directed. 
  • Ensures that matters raised by field personnel are handled expeditiously and routed properly to appropriate senior management personnel. 
  • Provides interim "stop" for information and to expedite information downstream.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

5+ years directly related experience.  Note:  A partial year of experience of six months or more will be rounded up to one year of experience.

Specific knowledge, skills, abilities and experience include:

  • Excellent analytical and project management skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure with limited supervision.
  • Aptitude for collaboration and managing relationships with internal and external parties.
  • Advanced knowledge of writing, public speaking and public relations.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong computer skills (including MS Office).
  • Effective interpersonal skills.
  • Strong time management skills.
  • Demonstrated administrative skills.
  • Ability to identify public issues that potentially affect company.
  • Ability to organize, plan, and implement special events.
  • Ability to exercise diplomacy and responsibility in all facets of job.

Education Requirements

Degree or an equivalent combination of education and demonstrated related experience may be accepted in lieu of preferred level of education: Associate's Degree

Preferred Discipline(s): Communications, Public Relations

Other disciplines may be substituted for the preferred discipline(s) listed above.

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

Working Conditions

Travel Up to 25%
Office Work Environment 76 -100%

Other Working Conditions

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 dombenefits.com.

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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Top 3 Reasons to Work at Dominion Energy

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1. Safety Centric Work Environment
2. Generous Pay and Benefits
3. Collaborative & Inclusive Culture

About Dominion Energy

I am your warm cup of coffee in the morning and I light your home at night. I am the cool breeze from your A/C on the hottest day in summer, and the red coil that heats your soup pot on a frigid winter’s day. I am sustainable, reliable and affordable.
I am not just any energy… I am Dominion Energy.
We're transforming the way we do business to build a more sustainable future for the planet, our customers, our team and our industry.  We're shaping the future of energy in America.
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·17,000 employees
·Headquarters: Richmond, VA
·16 states in the US
·$100 billion of assets
·Nearly $35 million in charitable contributions
·100,000+ volunteer hours recorded in the community

Our Commitment to NetZero by 2050

We’ve cut carbon emissions from our electric generation business by approximately 46% (since 2005) and methane emissions from our natural gas business by 38% (since 2010) — and we're just getting started. By growing wind, solar, and renewable natural gas and pursuing innovative technologies, we expect to achieve net zero emissions by 2050. We’ve also committed to reducing the emissions of our suppliers and customers — so we can all move forward together.

Nearest Major Market: Richmond

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