Public affairs, regulatory and legal

Marine Affairs Outreach Specialist

Imagine a future where you’ll develop offshore wind and achieve productive coexistence with a wide spectrum of current ocean users and maritime stakeholders

Join us in this role where you’ll serve as a public outreach representative to maritime stakeholders, incl. the fishing industry, where you’ll facilitate communication between those stakeholders and Marine Affairs. You’ll also manage the Marine Affairs team’s communications outreach, incl. writing and publishing mariners briefings and drafting various notices and information for posting on our web site and social, electronic, and traditional platforms. You’ll also communicate to Ørsted’s internal stakeholders about Marine Affairs tasks and equities.

Welcome to Permitting, Environment, and Marine Affairs
You’ll be part of the Marine Affairs team where you, together with your colleagues, will perform as a diverse team of navigation experts and marine scientists located throughout the North-eastern US. In collaboration with your colleagues, you’ll focus intently on engaging, leading, and managing maritime stakeholders, especially in the southern New England region.  Your home office will be Providence, RI. As a team, we envision a world that runs entirely on green energy. This ambitious goal relies on maximizing the talents of a truly inclusive workforce that brings diversity of thought, perspective, and knowledge.

You’ll play an important role in:

  • communicating regularly and effectively with stakeholders, ensuring timely information dissemination through multiple platforms about offshore project activities
  • keeping the organization aware of any immediate problems or concerns from maritime stakeholders, particularly fisheries stakeholders both recreational and commercial
  • working with the internal Americas management, and other stakeholder liaisons and Fisheries Representatives to develop a strategic plan for engaging and managing maritime stakeholders
  • communicating Marine Affairs’ plans and activities to Fisheries Representatives and to the recreational fishing, commercial fishing, and other maritime industries
  • working to mitigate potential adverse project impacts by ensuring timely dissemination of information regarding project activities, incl. planned vessel movements or delays
  • engaging maritime stakeholders through outreach meetings, conferences, on-site visits, and one-on-one interactions to gather views and facilitate communication and information sharing.

To succeed in the role, you:

  • have a background in mass communications, stakeholder engagement, public relations, or related disciplines
  • have demonstrated maritime knowledge and experience in any of the following: fisheries, marine operations, marine construction, or other maritime-related disciplines with a preference for knowledge with the US East Coast fishing industry
  • are thoroughly familiar with web design and publishing, and posting on other social platforms such as Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.
  • have excellent written communication skills
  • are a trustworthy and impactful communicator and are comfortable addressing large groups both in person and in writing
  • have a proactive and systematic approach to your work tasks and are familiar with the Microsoft Office suite.

Join a global leader in renewable energy
Ørsted is a growing green energy major and global leader in climate action. With us you’ll play a part in driving change towards a green energy future. You’ll grow your talent in a fast-paced and high-growth industry where you have plenty of opportunities to learn and develop through challenging assignments and industry-leading experts. Here, you can perform in a friendly work environment based on trust, respect, and collaboration.

Shape the future with us
Send your application to us no later than February 1, 2023.

Please don’t hesitate to contact Talent Acquisition Operations US, , on if you’d like to know more about the position. If you need to request any adjustments to working practices, working patterns, or the assessment or interview process we're happy to discuss alternative arrangements.

Please note that you’re expected to do extensive travelling in relation to your work. Most travel will be within southern New England (Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York) but will include occasional trips elsewhere in the US and perhaps Europe.

Please note that for your application to be taken into consideration, you must submit your application via our online career pages and answer the screening questions relevant for your country.