Communication Specialist

Saudi Arabia
31 Oct 2016
01 Mar 2017
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Req Number: 14259BR
Position Description:
Saudi Aramco is currently seeking a Communications Specialist within the Corporate Affairs Public Relations Strategy & Coordination Unit to work in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.

The Communication Specialist works with the PR Strategy & Coordination team to identify alignment needs between stakeholder expectations and corporate business goals to plan and develop English language corporate-level messaging content.

The Communication Specialist supports the PR Strategy team in the activities necessary to manage the annual communications planning cycle, conduct research and analysis, and produce an updated corporate communications plan on an annual basis, in addition to continuous messaging updates on developing issues.
Minimum Requirements:
Essential: A bachelor's degree in communications, public relations, English, or arts related field.
Preferred: A master's degree.

A minimum 8+ years of experience in communications, public relations, or other relevant experience gained from either an agency or in-house communications setting - ideally with a global major in the energy, oil, gas, and chemicals sectors (but not necessary).

Excellent English communications ability.

Confident communicator and presenter.

Strong business acumen and understanding of strategic drivers, including experience working with developing and/or communicating corporate-level business strategies.

Able to prioritize and manage multiple projects and initiatives, and respond swiftly to changing situations and tight deadlines.

Able to simplify complex issues, and act sensitively on confidential issues.

Strong interpersonal and proven teamwork skills.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Plan, develop, and produce English language content for all corporate communications plans, related communications products and messaging briefs.

Create corporate messaging sets based on understanding of company commercial and societal strategies.

Adjust messaging as necessary in response to shifts in the company's operational landscape.

Produce content and messaging for internal engagements, workshops, presentations, updated versions of corporate communications plans, updates to the messaging guides, and other communications products used to convey the plan and its objectives to management, create buy-in from company communicators, and to align corporate communications plans to the company's strategic objectives.

Develop core support materials required for communications plans, briefing documents, etc.

Confidently interact with senior and executive management to adapt, refine, improve, and implement new guidance concerning corporate communications plans.

Create and present content in for both large and small groups in both presentations as well as workshop sessions.
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