Aramco energizes the world economy.
Aramco occupies a unique position in the global energy industry. We are the world’s largest producer of hydrocarbons (oil and gas), with the lowest upstream carbon intensity of any major producer.
With our significant investment in technology and infrastructure, we strive to maximize the value of the energy we produce for the world along with a commitment to enhance Aramco’s value to society.
Headquartered in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and with offices around the world, we combine market discipline with a generations’ spanning view of the future, born of our nine decades experience as responsible stewards of the Kingdom’s vast hydrocarbon resources. This responsibility has driven us to deliver significant societal and economic benefits to not just the Kingdom, but also to a vast number of communities, economies, and countries that rely on the vital and reliable energy that we supply.
We are one of the most profitable companies in the world, as well as amongst the top five global companies by market capitalization.
We are seeking a Senior Script Writer to join the Media Production Division of the Corporate Communications Support Department.
The Media Production Division is responsible for providing high-end video production, photography, archive and broadcast radio services that provide quality content for the communication needs of Saudi Aramco.
The Senior Script Writer’s primary role is to work within the Media Production Audio Visual Unit, working independently and with assigned Production Directors to produce creative and engaging scripts for corporate video programs for events, social media and other corporate video needs.
You will be required to perform the following:
Work with proponents across the scope of Saudi Aramco’s business operations to research and write creative, engaging and informative video scripts that meet Saudi Aramco communication objectives.
Travel to Saudi Aramco remote facilities and other areas of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for research purposes.
Provide guidance and training to Junior members of the Media Production Script Writing Team.
Work as part of a close-knit team, under the direction of the Audio-Visual Unit Supervisor and / or an assigned Production Director.
Employ a wide range of creative script writing techniques and develop solutions consistent with the production and post production capabilities of the Media Production Audio Visual Unit.
Develop an in-depth knowledge of Company operations, values and direction.
Utilized established corporate branding guidelines of Saudi Aramco.
As the successful candidate you will hold a Bachelor’s degree in communications media, film, television or related creative writing discipline from a recognized and approved program.
You will have ten years’ experience in the video production industry, including at least five in a role as a script writer.
You will have a detailed CV / resume detailing your professional history, including previous scripts completed.
You must have a solid understanding of the video pre-production, production and post production industry.
You will be able to demonstrate your creative writing abilities through either previous work samples or showreel. This should include long and short form work and feature a strong mix of high-end corporate, documentary and commercial / promo projects
You must be able to demonstrate a clear ability to research and write for corporate video.
You will be able to work quickly and efficiently and deliver creative results to tight deadlines.
Excellent spoken and written English is essential.
Our high-performing employees are drawn by the challenging and rewarding professional, technical and industrial opportunities we offer, and are remunerated accordingly.
At Aramco, our people work on truly world-scale projects, supported by investment in capital and technology that is second to none. And because, as a global energy company, we are faced with addressing some of the world’s biggest technical, logistical and environmental challenges, we invest heavily in talent development.
We have a proud history of educating and training our workforce over many decades. Employees at all levels are encouraged to improve their sector-specific knowledge and competencies through our workforce development programs – one of the largest in the world.
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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.