APACHE CORPORATION Manager, Media & Public Relations in HOUSTON, Texas

Apache Corporation is one of the world's premier independent oil and gas producers. The company has a six-decade record of profitable growth, and is differentiated by its strong core values, entrepreneurial spirit, and operational focus. The Manager of Media Relations leads the detailed public affairs and community engagement strategy for multiple markets. This person works directly with investors & executive leadership to set media strategy by market based on ROI and business objectives and then executes those media plans flawlessly. Responsibilities: Sets media strategy across almost individual markets, utilizing ROI by media channel by market and sales objectives to set plans. Oversees all external public communications efforts, go-to market strategy, social media, online blogs, familiar with using Global News Wire. Experience leading, writing & communicating investor earnings process, including script writing, narratives, demographics, etc.. Works with external agencies to set trafficking strategy and execute that trafficking across all media including TV, radio, billboard, and print. Regularly develops media & PR tests in select markets to increase traffic/sales or reduce costs from the budget. Negotiates pricing across media channels to reduce marketing costs. Leads the Public Relations and community outreach program. Manages all external communication for press releases and identifies unique opportunities for awareness at the local and national level. Maintains regular contact with internal teams and external agencies to ensure marketing strategy aligns with business objectives. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Advertising, Communications or other related field 7+ years related experience in external public & media relations Extensive knowledge of media planning at the local & national level Highly proficient in API style writing, experience with print & social media channels Highly analytical Able to multitask and manage timelines in a deadline driven environment Strategic leader that challenges the status quo Proficient in Microsoft office applications, including Excel PI101457421