• Operations Communication Representative

    Job Locations US-TX-Houston
    Posted Date 4 months ago(4 months ago)
    Requisition ID
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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

    • Drive employee engagement through strategic communications focusing on operations, technology, innovation and HSSE communications.
    • Develop and maintain strong, collaborative relationships with key internal partners to ascertain objectives and needs.
    • Research trends and best practices to identify opportunities and/or issues with communications impact and uncover compelling stories.
    • “Own” relevant storylines and channels.
    • Plan, develop and execute an internal messaging strategy that ties into Apache’s corporate narrative.
    • Produce dynamic content for internal audiences, including storytelling, articles, announcements, social posts, speeches, videos, presentations, communications campaigns, websites, marketing materials, etc.
    • Participate in collaborative editorial planning meetings.
    • Develop and manage integrated communications plans and editorial calendar.
    • Assist with the curation, management and development of tools and resources for employees, managers and influencers.
    • Monitor communications for impact. Adjust as necessary to increase effectiveness.
    • Lead or assist with special projects, events and initiatives as needed.
    • Ensure quality through approval processes, fact-checking and proofreading.
    • Publish content to digital channels, including email, intranet, Yammer, digital signs, etc.
    • Collaborate with the creative team to create engaging pieces that support communication goals and uphold Apache’s brand.
    • Collaborate with digital team for best practices to deliver online content.
    • Adhere to the department’s collaborative resources and tools.
    • Support the department during crisis training, drills or actual events.
    • Serve as a backup for other team members.
    • Mentor and cross train other team members.

    Job Qualifications

    Experience and qualifications



    The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree required.
    • 7+ years of relevant internal communications experience.
    • Ability to take complex technical information and turn into simplified, clear communication for a broad-based audience.
    • Ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues and vendors at all levels to meet business goals.
    • Excellent writing, editing and proofreading skills. Expert with AP Style.
    • Outstanding communication, interpersonal, management, administrative, organizational, presentation, and leadership skills;
    • Experience implementing sound decisions when faced with multi-faceted problems.


    Core Qualifications


    These are the core qualifications that all members of the department must possess:

    • Strong personal work ethic: Demonstrates integrity, responsibility and a professional demeanor in all interactions. Client/customer-focused. Flexible personality and quick learner who operates with a sense of urgency. Ability to take initiative and be accountable for work produced.
    • Communication skills: Ability to communicate and work effectively with all levels of the organization.
    • Writing skills: Ability to communicate in writing clearly, with clarity and with proper pronunciation, grammar and style. Knowledge and ability to apply AP style.
    • Influencing and negotiating skills: Ability to develop strong networks and build credibility within the organization to drive projects forward.
    • Project management: Ability to manage the entire lifecycle of multiple projects with competing demands for limited resources, on time and within budget. Excellent problem-solving and decision-making skills.
    • Organization: Must be flexible and solution-oriented with excellent time management and organizational skills. Employs highly structured methods for managing tasks and information.
    • Attention to detail: Triple checks work, and seeks input from others, before submitting it. Particularly careful when examining documents and proofing communications.
    • Team player: Ability to perform well in a team environment. Is enthusiastic, constructive, mature, eager to assist and collaborative. Willingness to roll up his/her sleeves to chip in to get the work done or go the extra mile.
    • Process-oriented: Diligently follows established rules and guidelines and holds others to them. Looks for ways to increase overall efficiency.
    • Self-motivated and resourceful: Takes initiative to identify options when confronted with challenges. Is creative in identifying solutions. Ability to embrace change and work in a fast-paced environment.
    • Results-driven: Ensures that strategies drive the required business results, persistently seeking to improve business performance, with energy and tenacity to address bottlenecks and barriers.
    • Computer skills: Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint and Excel) and a willingness to learn new software programs as needed.



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