Job Title: Communications Officer
Reporting to: Chief Executive Officer
The position is crucial for creating and executing successful communication strategies and improving both internal and external communications. This role demands a combination of strategic thinking, exceptional communication skills, and industry expertise to convey key messages to diverse stakeholders effectively.
- Internal Communication:
- Develop and implement internal communication plans to keep employees informed about company news, policies, and initiatives.
- Coordinate and execute communication strategies that foster employee engagement and contribute to maintaining a positive corporate culture.
- Manage internal communication channels, such as newsletters, intranet, and internal meetings.
- External Communication:
- Collaborate to develop external communication strategies that align with the company’s goals and objectives.
- Craft press releases, statements, and other materials to communicate key company announcements to external stakeholders, including media, investors, and the public. • Liaise with relevant stakeholders to ensure accurate and timely information dissemination.
- Social Media Management:
- Oversee the company’s social media accounts to ensure consistent messaging and engagement with the online community. • Monitor social media trends and industry news to proactively address potential issues and promote positive company narratives.
- Content Creation:
- Create engaging and informative content for various communication channels, including articles, blog posts, and multimedia content.
- Ensure all communication materials adhere to the company’s brand guidelines and messaging strategy.
- Stakeholder Relations:
- Cultivate and maintain positive relationships with key stakeholders, including government agencies, industry partners, etc.
- Provides input for developing stakeholder mapping that identifies differing stakeholders and their corresponding interests to guide effective stakeholder engagement.
- Represent the company at industry events, conferences, and community outreach programs when necessary.
- Measurement and Reporting:
- Track and measure the effectiveness of communication strategies through key performance indicators (KPIs).
- Prepare regular reports on communication activities and recommend adjustments for continuous improvement.
Skills, Talent, Abilities and Qualifications:
- Bachelor’s degree in communications, Public Relations, Journalism, or a related field.
- Proven experience in a communications role within the oil and gas, mining, or a related field.
- Minimum 5 years industry experience
- Strong written and verbal communication skills
- Self-starter who can work both independently and collaboratively with a team.
- Familiarity with industry terminology and understanding of relevant regulatory environments.
- Crisis communication experience is a plus.
- Proficiency in using communication tools, social media platforms, and content creation software.
How to Apply
Become part of a vibrant and innovative team dedicated to driving positive change in our industry. Kindly submit your updated resume and cover letter to [email protected] on or before the closing date of February 23, 2024. Please indicate the job title and location in the subject line of your email. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.