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  • Job reference: RMS0145334

Public & Government Affairs Advisor, Public Affairs

  • Sector: Commercial
  • Location: Moscow
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 25/07/2014
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (05/08/14)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
Our client (big oil & gas company) is looking for Public & Government Affairs Advisor, Public Affairs

The Role:
PURPOSE OF JOB
Support business objectives through an integrated approach of internal and external programs and tools to effectively advocate COMPANY in country business activities. Lead advocacy and integrated media communications to support in country business interest with Strategic Cooperation Agreement

MAIN JOB DUTIES
• Anticipate public policy issues of high importance to promote and protect in country company’s business interest and reputation.
• Develop, review and maintain press releases / response statements on business milestones, updates and identified issues critical for company in country operations.
• Advocate company’s position through external communications tools – Speakers Coalition, conference participation and evaluation, industry associations, etc.
• Media monitoring with focus to wide range of aspects critical for various business lines.
• Serve as emergency response media contact; prepare response communications
• Coordinate COMPANY Speaker’s Coalition Program
• Maintain COMPANY web site in Russian / Russia’s country section of COMPANY global web site
• Other duties as required by P&GA manager in accordance with applicable rules and regulations.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
EDUCATION REQUIRED
Bachelor’s (or Master’s) Degree in Communications, Public Affairs or Journalism.
SPECIFIC SKILLS REQUIRED
• Good knowledge of Oil & Gas industry in Russia and critical issues
• Good advocacy skills
• Excellent speaking, writing and editing capabilities in English and Russian
• Russian language native
• Good timekeeping/planning skills
• Ability to work under strict deadlines
• Basic understanding of the oil & gas sector, Russian specifics
• Good analytical skills
RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE
Experience in media, advocacy, communications, PR, crisis communications

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