Communication Advisor

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December 11, 2018
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Permanent Employment
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Are you an entrepreneurial Communication Advisor?

We are now looking for a Communication Advisor to strengthen our organisation and to support development of our oil discovery offshore in Ghana. The Communication Advisor will be based in Oslo, Norway, and be responsible for building and maintaining the public image of the organisation.

Corporate overview

Aker Energy AS was founded in February 2018 and is established as the newest member of the Aker Group. The E&P company aims to become the offshore oil and gas operator of choice in Ghana. It is characterised by the entrepreneurial and flexible organisation that is synonymous with member companies of the Aker Group. Aker Energy is now operational with offices in Oslo and Accra, the capital of Ghana. When you join Aker Energy, you join a diverse and experienced team. We need entrepreneurial and dynamic people to take an active and exciting part in this industry adventure. Bold and innovative ideas are strongly welcomed at Aker Energy. The ‘get it done’ team spirit and ambitious objectives will provide exciting growth and development opportunities for the right candidate.

Responsibilities and tasks

The role requires an experienced writer and storyteller who can form compelling messages to promote and safeguard Aker Energy’s reputation as the company grows. You will deliver top-notch editorial content for internal and external use including social media and the company website. Other key deliveries include presentations and speeches for senior management. You will also be handling inquiries and proactively engaging with the press.

  • Write and edit public documents, speeches, talking points and other products including social media and marketing material
  • Serve as primary liaison with internal partners like legal, compliance, creative services, production services, product development, trading desk, etc.
  • Provide communications advice to other staff members
  • Implement and evaluate communication plans, handling media
  • Analyse media coverage and other feedback to advise officers and members on future communications` activity
  • Track program participation and results, provide recommendations for improvements and execute approved recommendations quickly
  • Attend management meetings and other high-level meetings to offer advice, agree on communication activities and manage project work to ensure it is carried out with agreed budgets and delivers value for money
  • Develop investment performance conversation materials, tools and resources

Qualifications & personal attributes

  • A Bachelor`s degree or higher in communications, journalism or related area
  • Proven experience in communications, public relations or related industry
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills in English
  • Solid experience and ability to write accurate and engaging communications materials in a variety of styles and formats for a wide range of stakeholders, and to interpret specialist/technical information in plain English for a variety of audiences
  • Experience in implementing and executing strategic communications campaigns
  • Proven experience in providing strategic communications advice and supporting senior staff in a highly political environment and on sensitive issues
  • Demonstrated ability to meet competing deadlines, manage multiple projects and tasks simultaneously

We offer

  • Flexible employee package that can be adjusted to suit the changing needs of your life
  • Competitive compensation program
  • Opportunities to learn and challenge yourself or mentor others

Contact information

Do not miss out on this opportunity. If you have any questions about the role, please contact:

Christopher Hodkin
Senior Consultant
NES Advantage Solutions
Tel: +47 928 11 507

NES Advantage Solutions is Aker Energy’s recruitment partner.