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Communications Specialist - Site: Green Valley, AZ, US, 85622

Job Field:
Business Support Services Jobs
Discipline:
PR & Communications Jobs
Minerals:
Unspecified
Country:
United States of America
Region:
Arizona
Contract Type:
Full Time / Permanent
Currency:
Unspecified
Salary Description:
on application
Posted:
14-Jul-22
Recruiter:
Freeport-McMoRan
Job Ref:
91674

Description

Under general supervision, creates, recommends, empowers, and facilitates communications for site teams with some guidance and oversight from corporate. Work with team members, striving to unlock the communications potential in everyone. Embrace change while acting as a steward of the company brand, encourage and standardize communications in the organization while fostering transparent communications.

  • Facilitate, create and manage communications for multiple site departments and company initiatives; look for ways to strengthen understanding of site and company values, concepts and principles. Drive shared communications vision between teams.
  • Coach and train employees on being more communications focused and encourage teams to set aspirational communications goals that drive Freeport Edge behaviors. Play a key role in supporting numerous site initiatives.
  • Help to evolve communications based on the nature of work, including encouraging more of a communication focus in operational settings.
  • Check with site teams to help ensure quality communications are on track and teams understand how to adopt new communication technologies / methodologies when needed.
  • Perform other duties as requested

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

  • High School diploma or GED AND eight (8) years of experience in Communications, Operations, Project Management or related field; OR
  • Bachelor's Degree AND four (4) years of experience in Communications, Operations, Project Management or related field; OR
  • Master's Degree AND two (2) years of experience in Communications, Operations, Project Management or related field.
  • Excellent command of grammar
  • Basic understanding of writing strategies and tactics
  • Mining operations
  • Writing / story telling
  • Solid verbal communications skills
  • Strong organizational / project management skills with ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and on deadline
  • Skilled at collaborating within and outside of department
  • Effectively interact with employees at all levels of the organization
  • Quickly understand and effectively communicate complex, technical subject matter
  • Strong work ethic and able to work at a fast pace, while maintaining high accuracy and quick turnaround time on assigned projects
  • Ability to work with sensitive information and oversee high-visibility projects and processes.
  • Ability to work effectively in an environment subject to changing priorities and short deadlines

 

Preferred:

  • Experience in a multi-location organization with multi-national/global communications and mining, natural resources or similar industry
  • Bilingual, must be able to properly and effectively communicate and write in Spanish and English
  • Passionate communicator who succeeds in somewhat ambiguous situations; tirelessly advocates for the best possible solution
  • Strong communicator with emerging ability to communicate complex messages
  • Ability to engage people at all levels, emerging leadership skills
  • Challenger of traditional communications, willing to find new solutions and drive out-of-the-box ideas
  • Learns new skills quickly and knows how to navigate the organization to find experts in specific domain

 

Criteria/Conditions:

  • Freeport-McMoRan promotes a drug/alcohol free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug testing and on-going random drug testing.
  • Personal protective equipment is required when performing work in a mine, outdoor, manufacturing or plant environment, including hard hat, hearing protection, safety glasses, safety footwear, and as needed, respirator, rubber steel-toe boots, protective clothing, gloves and any other protective equipment as required.

Freeport-McMoRan has reviewed the jobs at its various office and operating sites and determined that many of these jobs require employees to perform essential job functions that pose a direct threat to the safety or health of the employees performing these tasks or others.  Accordingly, the Company has designated the following positions as safety-sensitive:

  • Site-based positions, or positions which require unescorted access to site-based operational areas, which are held by employees who are required to receive MSHA, OSHA, DOT, HAZWOPER and/or Hazard Recognition Training; or 
  • Positions which are held by employees who operate equipment, machinery or motor vehicles in furtherance of performing the essential functions of their job duties, including operating motor vehicles while on Company business or travel (for this purpose “motor vehicles” includes Company owned or leased motor vehicles and personal motor vehicles used by employees in furtherance of Company business or while on Company travel); or
  • Positions which Freeport-McMoRan has designated as safety sensitive positions in the applicable job or position description and which upon further review continue to be designated as safety-sensitive based on an individualized assessment of the actual duties performed by a specifically identified employee.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability

Closing Date:
15/08/2022

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