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One Gas Public Relations Manager in Tulsa, Oklahoma

Position Description:

PLEASE NOTE: This position can be based in Tulsa or Oklahoma City.

Responsible for creating and maintaining a favorable public image for a division by communicating programs/services, accomplishments and/or points of view. This position assists in the development of communications strategies and deliverables to effectively communicate the company's position on legislative, environmental, regulatory, operational or other issues to external stakeholders including the media. This requires strong writing, editing and communication skills and this person will serve as a spokesperson.

Identify key audiences and determine the best way to communicate to them. Develops and implements programs and activities designed to enhance positive relationships and strengthen credibility and reputation of the company and its employees.

Oversees responses and/or responds to direct inquiries from media representatives, customers, city leaders and others concerning company activities. Writes interesting and effective press releases, prepares proactive pitches and prepares information for media kits. Serves as company spokesperson and develops key messaging.

Collaborates to create communications for both internal and external audiences. Coordinates development of reports, publications and video to reach targeted audiences and ensure most effective use of company resources. Develop/maintain company social media page related to incidents and outages and proactive storytelling related to operations.

Provides information, assistance, and/or training to officers, managers, employees, customers, civic and professional organizations, and others including but not limited to:

  • Company and community issues

  • Preparation/presentation of speeches or special programs

  • Incidents and crisis situations

  • Issues management

  • Media responses

  • Communications and marketing plans and strategies

  • Storytelling

Analyzes, interprets, verifies and/or develops information and reports including but not limited to:

  • Company policies and procedures

  • Governmental regulations

  • News releases

  • Scripts/speeches

  • Company publications and fact sheets

  • Brochures/bulletins

Works collaboratively with Community Relations to manage special events and sponsorships.

Regular and reliable attendance is required in performance of job.

Employee may be required to perform additional duties as assigned.

Position Requirements:

Bachelor's degree in Communications, Public Relations or related field strongly preferred.

Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud preferred.

Demonstrated experience serving as a spokesperson and pitching stories to the media.

Proven experience developing news releases, external talking points, media relations plans, community event/meeting participation and other content.

Strong experience developing and executing communications strategies to reach targeted audiences and/or enhance company reputation.

Experience using social media to target messaging to key audiences including reporters, community leaders and other key influencers.

Experience in use and function of office equipment including microcomputers and applicable software.

Deep knowledge and/or experience related to:

  • Journalism/writing for mass media

  • Preparation of speeches or special programs

  • Use of Microsoft Office Suite applications

  • Use of social media platforms

  • Public speaking/interpersonal communication skills

  • Storytelling

  • Organizational structure and system operations

  • Communications equipment (video/audio/photographic)

  • Communications mediums (print/electronic)

Proven experience researching, developing, and making formal presentations.

Proven experience analyzing and interpreting company policies and procedures, governmental regulations, rate schedules, legal documents, proposals, financial information, and publications.

Strong experience researching and composing reports, recommendations, publications, scripts, speeches, and correspondence.

Experience providing guidance, direction, and training; knowledge of personnel policies and procedures.

Experience interacting, advising, and communicating effectively.

Demonstrated ability to read and write fluently in English.

Applicable driver's license. Requires travel to other company offices and field locations.

Communicate and/or exchange information; conduct oral presentations.

Mobility to travel in and around office and outdoor environments and to a variety of work sites.

Able to operate tools and equipment required.

Visual ability sufficient to perform job duties.

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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Job ID: 2977

Functional Area: Office Support

Position Type: Full-Time Regular

Relocation Provided: No

Location: Tulsa, OK

Department: COMMUNICATIONS

Internal / External: Internal and External

Experience Required: Not Indicated

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