Sr. Public Relations Advisor
Denver - CO
Available Positions - 1
Application Deadline - 09/16/09

Identify and coordinate public relations efforts involving community relations in the various operating areas of the Western Division, serving as Pioneer’s liaison. Remain informed on current community activities and participate in functions that are necessary to develop strong community ties. Develop positive relations with local and state officials/leaders as it relates to the industry and Pioneer. Participate in local organizations, identify media opportunities and maintain a positive relationship with all outlets. Identify, prepare and coordinate media interviews, briefings and photo opportunities. Work closely with Corporate providing company stories and photos. Speak on behalf of Pioneer or the industry, when necessary. Coordinate periodic landowner meetings in conjunction with the Land Department. Interact with various departments such as Environmental Health and Safety and Governmental Affairs in order to inform all on local issues. Develop/maintain annual public relations budget.

Bachelor's Degree in Business, Public Relations, Communications, or equivalent experience required. Minimum of 5 years of professional experience in a public relations related area. Extensive media relations and public relations contacts. Possess basic knowledge of local/state political regulations and processes and be able to interact with local government leaders. Proficient at producing a variety of public relations materials. Prefer oil and gas industry experience. Must be able to travel to various operational areas when necessary. Excellent writing and verbal communication skills with the ability to adapt to various audiences and styles. Enthusiastic, outgoing, and energetic. Must be a team player that can manage multiple projects and work in an extremely fast-paced environment. Must have excellent computer and writing skills. This role requires the utmost confidentiality and the willingness to work extra hours at times. Must be independent and be self-motivated.

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