AltaGas - Sr. Communications Advisor
Reporting to the Director Corporate Communications, the Senior Communications Advisor plays a critical role in helping to build and maintain AltaGas' public image and conveying the AltaGas story to stakeholders and external audiences through a variety of platforms. This person will help develop and execute strategic communication plans around AltaGas' environmental, social and governance (ESG) initiatives; support media relations; and promote the Company's growing Midstream division export business and successful utilities. The Senior Communications Advisor will be expected to work collaboratively within a high-performing team contributing to the communications team's success.
Creating content for external distribution via the Company’s communications channels as well as through earned media, particularly as it relates to ESG initiatives
Supporting content development for the Company’s website and social channels
Writing and editing reports for publication to key stakeholders, including essential annual disclosure documents; and collaborating with Investor Relations to support outreach
Supporting media relations—providing strategic advice and preparing responses to inquiries
Support the development and execution of communications plans for Midstream division to promote the Company’s Global Export strategy
Partnering with stakeholder relations to support effective outreach strategies, including supporting community events as required
Staying abreast of what is happening in the company by forming and fostering relationships with employees across the company to generate content for external distribution
Bachelor's Degree in relevant field
5+ Years communications field with corporate and media relations experience with a public company
Demonstrated experience managing corporate websites and digital media
Exceptional communication skills – both written and verbal – and the ability to meet deadlines, and work under pressure on several projects simultaneously
Ability to work effectively with all levels of company personnel, including senior management
Excellent project management skills, including the ability to design and execute communications campaigns
Experience with social media tools, as well as design software such as Adobe suite of products would be an asset as would internet and website technical skills.
Strong command of Office 365 Suite of products including SharePoint, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.
Experience with corporate environmental, social and governance reporting is an asset
Knowledge of the Gas and Utility industries is an asset
Note: To be considered for this prestigious opportunity, we kindly request all interested applicants to submit a sample of their corporate writing.
Why work at AltaGas?
AltaGas is a North American energy infrastructure company with a focus on owning and operating assets that provide clean and affordable energy to our customers. AltaGas assets include Washington Gas/WGL, SEMCO, ENSTAR, and Petrogas. Our talented team, nearly 3,000 strong, leverages the strength of our assets and expertise along the energy value chain to connect customers with premier energy solutions – from the well sites of upstream producers to the doorsteps of homes and businesses to new markets around the world.
We deliver clean and affordable natural gas to approximately 1.6 million customers’ homes and businesses through regulated natural gas distribution utilities across five jurisdictions in the United States and two regulated natural gas storage utilities in the United States. Learn more about our team, vision, and strategy.
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For Canadian hires: AltaGas hires personnel on the basis of job-related qualifications. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to a person's ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, record of offences, marital status, family status or disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
For U.S. hires: U.S. affiliates of AltaGas are committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, gender, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, matriculation, physical or mental disabilities, political affiliation, genetic information, status as a protected veteran or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.