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Communications Specialist

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Houston, Texas
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 02/08/2019
  • Duration: 6 months
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The Role:
Description
As a member on the online/web communications team, The PR/Communication Specialist will play an integral role in online communications, ranging from websites, intranet, social media, email campaigns, to video and multimedia projects and more, managing the custom member communications strategy and execution for the Emerging Digital Technologies program. They will advise key people, functions, and related partners by recommending the best communication approach, methods and tools for their programs and select the most beneficial communication methods depending on audience and desired outcomes. Provide frequent and clear communications regarding project status to key partners while raising potential issues or key decisions needed to ensure successful project delivery. Produce or oversee the production of the assets needed to support each program. Ensure key data is collected, understood and acted upon appropriately.

Responsibilities may include:
* Advise key people, functions, and related partners by recommending the best communication approach, method and tools for their programs.
* Select the most beneficial communication methods depending on audience and desired outcomes.
* Provide frequent and clear communications regarding project status to key partners and 10,000+ employees, while raising potential issues or key decisions needed to ensure successful project delivery.
* Produce or oversee the production of the assets needed to support each program. Ensure key data are collected, understood and acted upon appropriately
* Works directly with assigned group of clients and Executives to develop a communication strategy and tactical calendar to drive commitment to EDT program
* Manages and executes communication projects requiring cross-functional input (account management, sales, tech, marketing, etc.)
* Responsible for increasing customer engagement (utilization) across the company
* Creating and maintain communications, processes, and messaging for global internal stakeholders including newsletters, blog/vlog posts, wiki pages etc.
* Spotting emerging topics and developing proactive plans with stakeholders, including crafting communications
* Customer-facing to present communication campaign opportunities, manage approvals and report out results.

Basic/Required
* Bachelor's Degree or higher in public relations, communication, marketing or a related field
* 5+ years of work experience in Corporate Communications, PR, Marketing Communications or a related field
* Above average communication skills; written and verbal
* Strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to draft content for employee emails, websites, Keynote presentations, etc.
* Innovative, with a critical/creative thinker mindset
* Excellent interpersonal skills
* Excellent planning, organization and implementation skills
* Structured/analytical thinker with exceptional attention to detail

Preferred:
* Interest and experience in the Energy or Technology industry
* 3+ years of Project management skills / experience
* Ability to conform to shifting priorities in company requirements, product demands, and purchasing timelines through analytical capabilities.
* Ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources.
* Ability to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
* Ability to comprehend, interpret, and comply with company policies and procedures
* Ability to understand various audiences and adapt messages as needed
* Effective written and oral communication skills
* Experience in building a Brand from scratch

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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