Chevron Corporation Communications Manager in Emden, Germany
The Manager, Communications at REG works with the Director, Corporate Affairs to set external and internal communications and when needed marketing strategies that align with the company’s mission, business goals and senior leadership team’s objectives. The purpose of this job is to work with a multifaceted communications team responsible for the company’s internal and external audiences in Europe, including: current and prospective employees, communities, local, state and federal government agencies, elected officials, investors, the public and the media.
Communications is often a cross-functional team requiring work on company initiatives or campaigns including: new business development and acquisitions, marketing and product messaging and crisis communications. The communications manager will consult with the Director, Corporate Affairs and senior management on strategies to further the REG brand, reputation and story.
This position also works with the individuals that are responsible for all employee and publicity events, including: corporate events, tours and speaking engagements, internal programs, social media channels, community engagement and brand standards.
Manage internal process for press release and external announcements, preparing media kits and organizing press conferences
Work with Director, Corporate Affairs and executive team on media inquiries and corporate branding
Manage public image of organization and proactively work and respond to issues that arise including crisis communications and emergency response
Responsible – in cooperation with the US team at the corporate Headquarters - for managing REG brand in the public domain, including regi.com and other platforms including third party websites, associations, special events
Write speeches for organizational leaders, develop advertising and marketing communications material and prepare articles for corporate newsletters.
Work with Director, Corporate Affairs (Lobbying) and leadership as well as the US communications team to develop communications strategies and tactics that support internal goals to build and maintain company culture, retain and attract talent and educate team members
Oversee REG plant location branding programs
Manage correct corporate and product brand strategy and positioning, including trademarks, templates and messaging
Deliver timely employee communications regarding critical business issues
Community Relations/Employee Relations
Work with Corporate Affairs team, Marketing team and Executive team to position REG in the community via sponsorships, advertising and events
Oversee execution of Corporate Philanthropy Program and development of REG Foundation
Work with treasurer and financial planning and analysis team to craft strategic investor focused messaging
Develop media and messaging strategies that align with investor relations goals
Align investor relations branding and messaging with company messaging
Strong team player who enjoys working in an international environment
Excellent and transparent communication when working with employees at all levels of the company and ability to provide adequate information and guidance to relevant stakeholders
Outstanding solution orientation and Can-Do-attitude
Cultivate a collaborative, creative, results-oriented work environment across departments
Highly self-motivated, able to drive for results with little to no supervision
Show initiative, critical thinking and strong work ethics
Ability to empower other employees, within the team and in other departments
Ability to set priorities, exercise good judgment, seek clarification as necessary, and utilize other resources to meet goals and deadlines
Fluent in English, German and Dutch
Possess the following competencies: Influencing, Planning and Organizing, Cooperative Teamwork, Customer Focus, Integrity and Respect for Others, Decision Making, and Flexibility
Manage multiple tasks simultaneously
Education Required: bachelor’s degree – Communication, Journalism, Political Science or related degree
Experience Required: 5-10 years in similar fields including communications, government affairs, agency and publicly traded companies
Advanced Excel skills
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
FrontPage and Adobe design products skills
Languages Required: English, German and Dutch
Special skills or knowledge preferred:
Chevron participates in E-Verify in certain locations as required by law.
Chevron Corporation is one of the world's leading integrated energy companies. Through its subsidiaries that conduct business worldwide, the company is involved in virtually every facet of the energy industry. Chevron explores for, produces and transports crude oil and natural gas; refines, markets and distributes transportation fuels and lubricants; manufactures and sells petrochemicals and additives; generates power; and develops and deploys technologies that enhance business value in every aspect of the company's operations. Chevron is based in San Ramon, Calif. More information about Chevron is available at www.chevron.com.
Chevron is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status, or other status protected by law or regulation.