Manager, Media & Public Relations

Job Locations US-TX-Houston
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(3/5/2018 4:07 PM)
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Company Overview

Apache Corporation is one of the world's premier independent oil and gas producers.  The company has a six-decade record of profitable growth, and is differentiated by its strong core values, entrepreneurial spirit, and operational focus.

Key Duties/Responsibilities

The Manager of Media Relations leads the detailed public affairs and community engagement strategy for multiple markets. This person works directly with investors & executive leadership to set media strategy by market based on ROI and business objectives and then executes those media plans flawlessly.



  • Sets media strategy across almost individual markets, utilizing ROI by media channel by market and sales objectives to set plans.
  • Oversees all external public communications efforts, go-to market strategy, social media, online blogs, familiar with using Global News Wire.
  • Experience leading, writing & communicating investor earnings process, including script writing, narratives, demographics, etc..
  • Works with external agencies to set trafficking strategy and execute that trafficking across all media including TV, radio, billboard, and print.
  • Regularly develops media & PR tests in select markets to increase traffic/sales or reduce costs from the budget.
  • Negotiates pricing across media channels to reduce marketing costs.
  • Leads the Public Relations and community outreach program.
  • Manages all external communication for press releases and identifies unique opportunities for awareness at the local and national level.
  • Maintains regular contact with internal teams and external agencies to ensure marketing strategy aligns with business objectives.

Job Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Advertising, Communications or other related field
  • 7+ years related experience in external public & media relations
  • Extensive knowledge of media planning at the local & national level
  • Highly proficient in API style writing, experience with print & social media channels
  • Highly analytical
  • Able to multitask and manage timelines in a deadline driven environment
  • Strategic leader that challenges the status quo
  • Proficient in Microsoft office applications, including Excel


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