Title:  Writer Editor

Job Req ID:  1200
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 a Writer Editor to join the Publishing Division of the Corporate Communication Support Department.

The Publishing Division is the main internal content generator of dynamic, robust content produced in coordination with other divisions and organizations that is distributed across the company’s various channels to both internal and external audiences. The Publishing Division functions as a pool of writers and editors to deliver company related news, features and specialty publications. The successful candidate will work with departments, business, and service lines to ensure that messaging is aligned across the company.  The candidate will create, review, and approve logical, concise printed, and digital material that is understandable by the target audience.  Aramco Life is a mobile application and website that contains stories and features about Saudi Aramco operations, achievement, community and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).

The Writer Editor’s primary role is to communicate with company, domestic, regional, and international stakeholders.  The Writer Editor will write, edit and prepare creative content aimed to educate, inform, and entertain these stakeholders across a wide range of channels including online, social media, print, and other forms about Saudi Aramco, Saudi Arabia, and the petroleum industry and disseminates the information to meet the company’s communication objectives.
 

Key Responsibilities

You will be required to perform the following: 

Develop story ideas and execute them through appropriate channels to identified audiences in support of the company communications strategy.

Coordinate topics, interview subject matter experts and develop written content in support of corporate objectives.

Develop company literature and other forms of communication.

Copyedit, proofread, and revise communications.

Promote company communications objectives through written content as support of greater public relations initiatives.
 

Minimum Requirements

As the successful candidate you will hold a Bachelors degree in public relations, journalism, digital content creation or marketing from a recognized and approved program. 

You will have ten years of experience in journalism as a writer, communications, public relations, or media relations, gained from either a news, public relations agency, or in-house communications setting, ideally in the energy, oil and gas, or chemical sectors.

You will have proven working experience in public relations.

You will have a proven ability working in diverse public relations teams is preferred.

You will have exceptional writing and editing skills.

You will have experience leveraging digital content management systems to deliver digital content to meet the needs of various audiences.

Experience managing content management systems and digital publications is preferred.

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