Communications Strategist and Writer - WFH Flexible

Starts as soon as candidate is identified
Duration Through January 2022
Status Freelance
Rate DOE
Our client, a Fortune 500 energy services client is looking for a Communications Strategist and Writer starting as soon as possible through January 2022.

This Communications Strategist and Writer is responsible for:
- Oversee internal communications strategy
- Draft / edit strategic communications including; press releases, speeches, op-eds, memos, blogs, statements, talking points
- Lead thoughtful development and execution of communications strategies and tactics
- 24/7 availability to respond to operational emergencies requiring crisis communications support
- Ensure consistency of messages in all communications
- Manage financial and business media relations
- Provide strategic communications counsel to senior management
- Lead crisis management and serve as a company spokesperson
- Translate complex material into comprehensive language for targeted audiences
- Manage, develop and mentor 2 direct reports
- Develop effective partnerships across the organization including HR, IR, Legal, Finance, D&I, Sustainability and OpCo team at all levels, including senior management

This Communications Strategist and Writer needs:
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
- 5+ years in corporate, agency or public-sector
- Experience as a media spokesperson, working with executives on financial communications
- Excellent writing and communications skills
- Project management skills, sound judgment
- Track record of developing strategic communications plans and relationships with internal stakeholders
- Work effectively in a large organization with multiple layers
- Experience with journalists in handling issues management
- Highly motivated and a driven self-starter
- Ability to excel in a fast-paced organization with tight deadlines
- Flexible and agile, ability to change course as needed
- Experience working constructively with senior leadership / executive presence

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