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External Relations & Communications Coordinator

Company: Repsol
Location: Horseheads
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

At Repsol, we are committed to equality and do not request personal information.We believe that diversity contributes to innovative ideas and provides added value that enables us to benefit from mutual learning and perform our best work. Here, what counts is your experience and your ability to create value. We offer you the opportunity to grow professionally, develop your career with challenging projects and collaborate with talented people worldwide. As a company committed to diversity and inclusion, we encourage all professionals who meet the job description requirements to apply.Repsol has an opening in either Horseheads, NY or Pittsburgh, PA for an External Relations and Communications Coordinator. Will be responsible for managing reputational risk and social opportunities within the Marcellus BU's operations region, striving to achieve and maintain informal acceptance or approval of our activities by local communities and other stakeholders (social license to operate).This is achieved through:Identifying opportunities and implementing actions to support Repsol business operations by protecting its reputationAssessing reputational risks, planning mitigation and advising leadershipDeveloping and implementing an effective communications and external relations strategy.Managing the business unit's relationship and communication with media to promote a positive and consistent company social narrativeEffective use of Repsol's external communication channels, such as social media and the website.Creating and implementing external relations actions that build a consistent, positive corporate identity and positive brand recognitionIdentifying social investment opportunities that align with Repsol goals and stakeholder valuesResponsibilitiesExternal RelationsBuild and maintain relationships with key internal and external partners to ensure ongoing coordination, communication and support for Repsol objectivesDevelop and implement Community Relations and Stakeholder Engagement plansEnsure consistent implementation of external relations messaging throughout Repsol's MBU operations.Assist in the development of external events such as informational tours and educational awareness programsContribute to the development of appropriate educational materials to assist in stakeholder understanding of our business (ie: STEM Careers in Energy class and Pipeline Public Awareness Program, MBU contributions to Sustainability Plan, etc.)Liaise with external individuals and organizations that influence our activities, such as industry associations, regulatory bodies, business organizations, schools, elected officialsEnsure compliance with internal reporting requirements, corporate norms and processes.Media Relations and CommunicationsWith guidance from Repsol's International Communications Manager and approval from the MBU Director and within the boundaries of existing Repsol policy, protect and promote Repsol's image, including:Manage media inquiry response, interviews, pitching, public outreach events, and regional news flow.Protect and promote Repsol's reputation and public image when Repsol becomes the subject of newsResearch and write briefing materials as needed.Cultivate collaborative working relationships with the press and publicity community representing Repsol's strategic audiences.Monitor regional print, online, and broadcast media for coverage that includes mention of Repsol, its members and experts.Maintain regional media lists.Crisis Communications & PreparationAlert BU leadership to social risk that could impact the business or attract media inquiries and coverage and develop mitigation plan, including, as neededCreate media statementsSpokesperson identification, preparation and coachingInternal and external expert identification and preparation.Act as primary PIO and spokesperson during crisis, as described in the MBU crisis communications plan, including on the BST.Corporate Identity (Branding)Manage the use and application of the Repsol brand and ensure compliance with corporate guidelines and standardsAdvise in the selection and production of branded merchandise with approved vendors, as neededProvide branding and corporate identity support for the business unitEnsure the necessary approvals and permissions through the corporate Brand team.Sponsorships and Social InvestmentDevelop, recommend and support social investment and sponsorships that promote Repsol's brand and reputation strategyAdvise leadership on strategy, opportunities, and risksManage the annual social investment budgetEnsure compliance with internal reporting requirements (ie, the Sponsorship Tool), corporate norms and processes, and approvals through the corporate Sponsorship team.Required QualificationsLegal authorization to work in the US for any US employerBachelor's degree in Journalism, Public Relations, Sustainability or related area5+ years of progressive experience developing and managing successful external/stakeholder relations programsExperience in and knowledge of the oil and gas industrySkill RequirementsAbility to write clearly and concisely, in AP styleEffective social media useThe ability to communicate on business operations effectively to external influencersStrong verbal communication skills, including public speaking and presentationProject and event management experienceEffective performance in a fast-paced environmentStrong computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPointTeam playerRepsol is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran

Job posting end date:10-12-2022

Keywords: Repsol, Syracuse , External Relations & Communications Coordinator, Other , Horseheads, New York

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