Title:  Downstream Speechwriter

Job Req ID:  2217
Description: 

Aramco energizes the world economy.

Aramco occupies a unique position in the global energy industry. We are the world's largest producer of hydrocarbons (oil and gas), with the lowest upstream carbon intensity of any major producer. 

With our significant investment in technology and infrastructure, we strive to maximize the value of the energy we produce for the world along with a commitment to enhance Aramco’s value to society.

Headquartered in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and with offices around the world, we combine market discipline with a generations’ spanning view of the future, born of our nine decades experience as responsible stewards of the Kingdom’s vast hydrocarbon resources. This responsibility has driven us to deliver significant societal and economic benefits to not just the Kingdom, but also to a vast number of communities, economies, and countries that rely on the vital and reliable energy that we supply.

We are one of the most profitable companies in the world, as well as amongst the top five global companies by market capitalization.

Overview

We are seeking an English language speechwriter to join our Downstream Business Support (DBS) Department which reports directly to the Downstream Finance, Strategy & Planning General Manager. 

DBS is responsible for developing Downstream strategy for HSE, HR and workforce planning. DBS also coordinate senior VP office communication, handles Ministry of Energy correspondence and strategy and market analysis requests.

Your primary responsibility will be to develop reports and presentations outlining the plans and performance of Saudi Aramco’s Downstream business. You will be our Lead Speechwriter to the Senior Vice President of Downstream.

Key Responsibilities

As the successful candidate you will be required to perform the following: 

Research, craft, and edit high quality/high impact, personalized English language speeches and talking points for the Senior Vice President of Downstream to deliver at a variety of domestic, regional, and international events, that position these senior executives as business and/or industry thought leaders and advance the Company’s strategic vision.

Review and edit all Downstream business line level performance and planning reports and presentations for Corporate submission.

Draft op-eds, executive correspondence, internal memos, year-end messages, and forewords to significant external publications as required. 

Interact with the Company’s Corporate Planning organization to understand the Company’s strategies to assure planning and accountability reports are aligned with strategy.

Edit and provide input on executive speeches related to Downstream.

Align each product with corporate messaging, press releases, videos, social media, website, etc., yet do so in the voice of each customer.

Turn translations of a speech in Arabic into an English speech.

Minimum Requirements

You must hold a Bachelor’s degree in business, engineering or a related discipline.  An advanced degree is preferred. 
You should have a minimum of 10 years experience including at least three years of speechwriting experience and at least five years in communication roles within the energy industry. 

You will currently be writing speeches at the highest levels of the energy industry – ideally in the Downstream sector of a major International Oil Company.

Ideally, you will also have speechwriting/communications experience within the government or an NGO.

Knowledge and understanding of the energy industry is essential.  
Knowledge and understanding of international relations; business; academia; technology; and experience with different cultures is preferred.

You should also have project management experience covering all aspects of the development of reports and presentations.

Working environment

Our high-performing employees are drawn by the challenging and rewarding professional, technical and industrial opportunities we offer, and are remunerated accordingly.

At Aramco, our people work on truly world-scale projects, supported by investment in capital and technology that is second to none. And because, as a global energy company, we are faced with addressing some of the world’s biggest technical, logistical and environmental challenges, we invest heavily in talent development.

We have a proud history of educating and training our workforce over many decades. Employees at all levels are encouraged to improve their sector-specific knowledge and competencies through our workforce development programs – one of the largest in the world.

 

Country/Region:  SA