Req Number: 18746BR
We are seeking a Corporate Communication Strategist to join the Strategy Development & Messaging Unit in the Corporate Communication Department.
The successful candidate will serve as a Corporate Communication Strategist, responsible for developing, implementing, and evaluating communications strategies based on Aramco’s corporate Business Plan and Corporate Communications Strategy.
The Corporate Communication Strategist will work as part of a team that defines the company’s Corporate Communication Strategy and supporting Content Guides. The successful candidate will also ensure any functional/business unit communications initiatives align to and integrate with the overall Corporate Communication Strategy, and work with stakeholders across the company to develop and implement strategic messaging and narratives that reinforce business objectives.
The successful candidate will have eight to twelve years of experience in strategic communications, either in-house or in a consultancy. Experience in the oil and gas or energy sector is preferred. Regional experience is also desirable.
You will have strong academic credentials, and holding a bachelors’ degree with advanced or professional qualifications in communications or related disciplines also desirable.
You will have proven experience in developing and delivering integrated corporate communications strategies in a global, diversified, and agile organization.
You must have excellent communication skills both verbal and written. Strong interpersonal and project management skills.
You must also have professional gravitas, credibility, and diplomacy skills to liaise with senior leaders and executives.
You will serve as a key interface and coordination point across business lines, managing input from relevant stakeholders, the Business Communications team, and the broader Corporate Affairs department.
You will have the ability to confidently present to senior management and explain communication strategies, techniques, and KPIs.
You must be fluent in written and verbal English; Arabic language skills are not mandatory but desirable.
Duties & Responsibilities:
You will be required to perform the following tasks:
Stakeholder mapping and research that helps to build a deep understanding of the audience and their needs.
Leveraging data-driven insights (including corporate reputation tracking, media analysis, benchmarking) to inform a strategic approach, communication objectives, and KPIs.
Developing compelling, multi-channel communications strategies, with input from leadership and corporate affairs.
Developing clear and consistent messaging narratives and supporting materials, drawing on proof points to validate messages.
Developing content including but not limited to key messages, FAQs and factsheets, strategic briefs for content.
Coordinating and planning with other Corporate Affairs teams to successfully activate the communication strategies – including through media relations, social media, event management, publishing, internal communications, speechwriting, and other marketing/communications channels as appropriate.
Identify and develop a calendar of strategic communication engagements and opportunities.
Development of specific communications objectives, KPIs, and metrics to measure the effectiveness and impact of communications and external engagement with content and understanding of strategy.
Saudi Aramco’s Industrial Relations (IR) Business line is dedicated to building, maintaining and enhancing the relationships the Company develops with people and institutions inside the Kingdom and around the world. It is through the IR business line that the Company cares for the health, wellbeing and security of its employees and their families, maintains the high quality of life found in Company communities, operates the school system for the children of expatriate employees, and communicates with various audiences through a variety of media, including print publications, events, films and websites. Saudi Aramco operates one of the largest and most successful industrial and professional training programs on the planet to ensure that its employees are provided with the training they need to meet emerging challenges. The Company’s wide-ranging corporate citizenship activities, which focus on the areas of environmental protection, knowledge, community and the economy, are also the responsibility of the IR business line.
About Saudi Aramco
Saudi Aramco is the world’s largest integrated oil and gas company; its upstream operations are based in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and it also operates a global downstream business. Headquartered in the city of Dhahran, the company operates in eight locations within the Kingdom and 20 locations overseas, and employs around 76,000 people.