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Director External Communications

Posted on Jun 1, 2020 by Schnake Turnbo Frank

Tulsa, OK 74101
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

As Director External Communications, you will lead a team of professionals to collaboratively advance our brand story in a way that educates external stakeholders on our major business initiatives, reinforces our corporate reputation and illustrates our leadership in the energy industry. As the company's key external relations and media expert, you will establish and lead the strategy for public and media relations, crisis communications and issues management, financial communications and digital media engagement. The ability to consult and collaborate with all levels of management and manage sensitivities related to confidential information are keys to success in this role.

Executes multi-faceted strategies for external communications campaigns and programs that strengthen the companys brand and champions our culture and values; ensures that messaging resonates with investors, customers, employees and the communities in which the company operates
Develops and maintains productive relationships with top tier media outlets to drive an understanding of the company's business initiatives, brand differentiators and public policy issues
Oversees digital media engagement, including public and employee advocacy outlets
Manages earnings announcements, annual reports and content for annual shareholders meetings; supports Investor Relations to ensure effective two-way communications between the company and external stakeholders
Anticipates issues that could impact the company's business or reputation and maintains an effective crisis management process
Exhibits a hands-on strategic approach and team player mentality; encourages a collaborative environment and promotes across communications disciplines
Manages workforce planning and career development activities for direct reports
Develops expense plan and forecasts; conducts regular cost analysis to aid in the understanding and management of operating cost and budget performance
Other duties as assigned

Bachelors degree in strategic communications, public relations, journalism, media relations, marketing communications or related field
A minimum of eight (8) years' related experience
Corporate communications leadership in a large, dynamic corporation
Experience in public relations, media relations, crisis management and/or marketing communications
Strong understanding of communications fundamentals, including demonstrated experience developing, writing and implementing integrated communications plans
Budget management experience
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
Demonstrates excellent organizational/interpersonal skills and safety is the utmost priority
Proficient use of Microsoft Office applications with emphasis in Excel, PowerPoint and Word
Preferred: Energy industry experience

Reference: 895484999

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