Event and Change Management Specialist at Brightspeed (Remote)

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Company Description

At Brightspeed, we are reimagining how people live, work, play and connect by providing fast, reliable internet connections and an awesome customer experience in twenty states throughout the Midwest and South.

Backed by funds managed by Apollo Global Management, our vision is to accelerate the upgrade of copper to fiber optic technologies, bringing faster and more reliable internet service to many rural markets traditionally underserved by broadband providers, while delivering best-in-class customer experience.

Be a part of the team that will make this vision a reality….designing and building a world class fiber network and creating a customer experience second to none.

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Job Description

Brightspeed is looking for a phenomenal Event and Change Management Specialist to join our growing team! As Event and Change Management Specialist, you will report directly to the Program Manager. You will be a key contributor in minimizing planned impact to customer end users and managing necessary communications to mitigate the affects of both planned maintenance and network outage events. You will have an eye on network health, customer impact and also continuous improvement to better both over time. You will have a collaborative approach to process and procedure improvement for processes that approves and subsequently schedules a network change to ensure the appropriate level of notification and minimal user impact is implemented as well as peer mentoring to contribute to and foster a culture of continuous improvement.

As Event and Change Manager, your duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Manage planned maintenance activities
    • Create and manage vendor planned maintenance in Change Management systems
    • Generate impacts of affected objects
    • Validate customer impacts
    • Schedule Network planned maintenances
    • Create Special Handling requests
    • Respond to Special Handling requests before, during and after the planned maintenance
  • Self starter with ability to manage both assigned and self-identified workload
  • Postpone modify or cancel requests received from requestor group/vendor
  • Receive customer calls internal and external for Network Maintenance Inquiries
  • Process Network Maintenance Inquiries to resolution, usually within 24 hours
  • Provide status updates and completions to our customers in a timely fashion
  • Ensure customer communication requirements are met at committed intervals to promote a positive customer experience during difficult outage scenarios
  • Manage workload and Vendor e-mails received
  • Make calls to dark fiber customers at the completion of a planned maintenance
  • Adheres to all internal processes to ensure the information is captured and that the workflow is executed accurately and within outlined service level objectives
  • Responsible for understanding impacts associated with a given conflict for our customers
  • Responsible for communicating non-proprietary information to clients
  • Assist colleagues when necessary



  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Marketing or related field
  • 5+ years of relatable experience
  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of internal/external customers, managers and subject matter experts with strong presentation skills
  • Quick learner with excellent written & verbal communication and analytical problem-solving skills
  • Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail, ability to work in a fast paced environment, and work within and meet deadlines
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to assess anticipate and analyze impacts of actions or events in the network
  • Strong Project Management skills. Able to manage small to medium sized operational projects for the Change & Event Management team
  • Subject Matter Expert on Change and Event Management in telecom
  • Excellent Communication Skills, written and verbal
  • Ability to present technical data and metrics in a clear and concise manner
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications


  • 5+ years telecom change and/or event management
  • Certified Project Management Professional (PMP)-PM or Project Management Degree


Additional Information


We aspire to contemporary ways of working.

We are committed to being a leader in defining a new way to work because we recognize the changing mindset of today's workforce. We meet you where you are...wherever you are, by providing sensible remote and hybrid work arrangements. Why? Because our purpose is to reimagine how people work, learn, play and connect!

We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits.

Our benefits and paid time off programs reflect our underlying belief in promoting overall wellness through physical, emotional and financial health. We are committed to building a team as diverse as the customers we serve.

Diversity, equity and inclusion are at the center of our grounding belief in Being Real. 

When we bring our authentic selves to work, everyone is better as a result. A diverse team helps us be fierce advocates for more accessible, inclusive and high-quality internet, because we believe doing so promotes equity in the communities we serve.

Brightspeed is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Please be advised that Brightspeed (Connect Holding LLC) requires its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to the Company’s legal obligations including potentially accommodating an employee’s sincerely held religious beliefs or medical condition.

More Information on Brightspeed
Brightspeed operates in the Internet of Things industry. The company is located in Charlotte, NC. Brightspeed was founded in 2022. It has 65 total employees. To see all 179 open jobs at Brightspeed, click here.
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