Worker Type: Employee
Group : Communication Field Ops Department
Job Post End Date: 11/04/2021
About this opportunity :
Reporting to the Group Lead, Regional & Downstream Communications, this position is responsible for providing communications support to Cenovus's operations in Lloydminster, Alberta. The Communications Advisor will play a key role in the development and execution of communication plans and activities that ensure alignment with Cenovus's business priorities and values. The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting business strategies and programs and events, utilizing a wide range of communication tools and vehicles.
This is a full time role based in Lloydminster.
About Cenovus :
Cenovus Energy Inc. is a Canadian integrated oil and natural gas company. It is committed to maximizing value by sustainably developing its assets in a safe, innovative and cost-efficient manner, integrating environmental, social and governance considerations into its business plans. Operations include oil sands projects in northern Alberta, which use specialized methods to drill and pump the oil to the surface and established natural gas and oil production in Alberta and British Columbia. The company also has 50% ownership in two U.S. refineries. Cenovus shares trade under the symbol CVE and are listed on the Toronto and New York stock exchanges.
For more information, visit cenovus.com .
Why we work at Cenovus:
Safety as a core value
Employer paid benefits: health, dental, vision & more
Community Investment activities
Inclusive work environment
Career progression/internal mobility opportunities
Company/team building events
Provide strategic and operational communications counsel to Upstream, Downstream and Midstream regional and corporate leadership.
Develop and execute communications plans in support of key initiatives and in alignment with Cenovus's business priorities including supporting turnarounds, employee events, developing communications plans to support regional and corporate priorities, and other key programs.
Support roll-out of strategic/business plans and various initiatives through creative use of various communication mediums.
Consult with internal clients to determine their communication needs and the best tactics to meet their objectives.
Work with Community and Indigenous Affairs advisor to manage engagement activities including regional community investment activities.
Support the rebranding of legacy Husky assets to Cenovus both internally and externally.
Develop and/or lead the creation of content for social media, intranet and website in support of Lloydminster operations.
Provide ongoing status updates and measurement of communications tactics.
Write and edit a variety of communication materials including communication plans, reports, presentations, news releases, announcements /articles, brochures, emails/memos, newsletters, change management materials, TV screens, speeches and scripting for videos.
Conduct primary and secondary research on relevant communications trends to support strategic and business planning processes.
Monitor regional issues and liaise regularly with supervisor and Corporate Communications.
Provide counsel to the local and corporate leadership teams on crisis management if required. Act as a member of the Crisis Response Team.
Assist with key regional events including Cenovus Gives, community meetings, open houses and tours.
Day-to-day interaction through meetings and conference calls with Communications colleagues throughout the organization and interaction with Business Units and corporate functions.
5-7 years of communications experience.
Superior writing and editing skills.
Familiarity with the energy industry and region preferred.
Emergency management experience is preferred.
The ability to craft communications aligning the clients' business need with corporate goals.
The ability to work as part of a team within Corporate Communications while directly supporting the region.
Proven track record as a communication strategist and accomplished implementer of communication plans.
Proven internal and external influencing skills at senior and executive management levels.
Experience in communicating change, including collaboration with stakeholders.
The ability to build relationships across the organization and to work independently.
Strong client relationship, interpersonal and team skills.
A confident presence and ability to clearly articulate strategies and concepts.
A Bachelor's degree in Public Relations, Communications or Journalism or related program is preferred or a relevant post-secondary designation
At Cenovus we embrace diversity of thought, experience and backgrounds to help us make better business decisions, address our challenges, seize opportunities and unlock innovative solutions. We define diversity as the variety of people, including all of the unique attributes of our staff, as well as the variety of ideas within our organization. Building an inclusive workplace by drawing on the skills and talents of a diverse workforce provides Cenovus with a competitive advantage. We believe it's important to maximize the potential of everyone who works for our company and ensure people feel respected, appreciated and heard. We define inclusion as ?diversity in action,' creating an environment of involvement, respect and connection, where various ideas, backgrounds and perspectives are harnessed to create business value.
Note: The application deadline for this position is 11:59 PM MT November 3, 2021.
This posting represents the desired scope, accountabilities, skills and experience requirements of the job. These requirements may be modified to support business needs. Title and compensation administration will be based on the skills and capabilities of the successful incumbent.
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