Freeport McMoRan Manager Content and Editorial Operations - Phoenix, AZ in Phoenix Corporate Office, Arizona
Freeport-McMoRan is a premier U.S.-based natural resources company with headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona. We operate large, long-lived, geographically diverse assets with significant proven and probable reserves of copper, gold and molybdenum. The company has a dynamic portfolio of operating, expansion and growth projects in the copper industry. Freeport-McMoRan is the world’s largest publicly traded copper producer, the world’s largest producer of molybdenum and a significant gold producer. We have a long and successful history of conducting our business in a safe, highly efficient and socially-responsible manner.
We have the assets, the talent, the drive and the financial strength to provide attractive and rewarding careers for our employees. We encourage you to take some time to explore your career opportunities at Freeport-McMoRan.
As a key storyteller in our organization, you will be responsible for developing, planning and executing the Company’s content strategy across multiple digital and traditional communications channels. You have a passion for not just telling a story, but also everything that goes behind it – finding the stories, visualizing, brainstorming, shaping, fine-tuning, and talking through them – even getting the story out. To do this, you must work across company lines to find, create, compile, schedule and appropriately amplify content. You will lead and develop the team responsible for creating a broad range of content from long-form pieces to social media posts to employee stories. Basically, good storytelling is what drives you.
We are a recently expanded department comprised of communications professionals from around the company now focusing on a single goal – telling engaging, informative stories about our employees and our company. If you would like to be part of our team, apply for the manager position below.
Identify and package enterprise stories that support the Company’s business and reputational goals, reach key internal and external audiences with Company messaging and build awareness and action among key influencers, partners and advocates.
Develop and manage a new, proactive storytelling architecture and “Newsroom”-style communications system for the company using appropriate content management software to track requests and usage.
Be fluent in social media/content management software, including Coschedule, Trello, Hootsuite, Project and TweetReach.
Work with Company leaders to develop strategic, creative content and distribution strategies for company stories across owned, digital, online and social media channels. Work in close partnership with leadership in other departments and at sites to aggregate content ideas, align messages and news flow and strategically leverage, amplify and publicize story development and curated content.
Lead the team responsible for developing content. Manage direct report workflow. Set team’s content goals and ensure they align with Company strategy. Develop and manage team content flow to keep pace with messaging needs across the company. Effectively coach, mentor and proactively support employee involvement and development. Counsel employees on performance standards.
Provide counsel and direction to various departments/sites on content creation tactics and timing, and any necessary writing to support initiatives.
Provide customer service that supports corporate functional group communication goals and objectives.
Perform other duties as requested.
Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations, Journalism, Mass Communications or similar field or equivalentandten (10) years of relevant experience developing and managing compelling, innovative and engaging content and communications campaigns
Business acumen (financial/market conditions, industry activities; communications technology)
Relevant knowledge, interest, and experience in digital and mobile communications, storytelling and content
Excellent command of grammar and knowledge of AP writing style
Excellent writer and storyteller
Detail-oriented; strong organizational, prioritization and project management skills
Strong work ethic and able to work at a fast pace, while maintaining high accuracy and quick turnaround time on assigned projects
Strong collaborator with the ability to seek and value input. High level of professionalism and confidence to work effectively with employees from all levels of the organization, including senior leaders, functional managers, research scientists, and the general employee population
Superior written and verbal communication skills
Curiosity to learn and translate; ability to navigate ambiguity in a fast-paced company; confidence to share new ideas; strong influencer
Strong organizational skills with ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and on deadline
Can interact confidently and effectively communicate with employees and leaders throughout the organization and with other diverse audiences
Comfortable working with sensitive information and overseeing high-visibility projects and processes
Ability to generate creative, memorable content with a varied and thoughtful approach for different audiences
Can understand and translate complex technical subject matter
Works effectively in an environment subject to changing priorities and short deadlines
Can work with little supervision and set own schedule and priorities
Proven success working in a fast-paced environment requiring daily flexibility and continuous multi-tasking. Ability to operate with a keen sense of urgency and a results-oriented mindset
- Experience in a multi-location organization with multi-national/global communications and mining, natural resources or similar industry
Ability to understand and apply verbal and written work and safety-related instructions and procedures given in English
Ability to communicate in English with respect to job assignments, job procedures, and applicable safety standards
Must be able to work in a potentially stressful environment
Position is in busy, non-smoking office located in downtown Phoenix, AZ
Location requires mobility in an office environment; each floor is accessible by elevator and internal staircase
Occasionally work may be performed in a mine, outdoor or manufacturing plant setting
Must be able to frequently sit, stand and walk
Must be able to frequently lift and carry up to ten (10) pounds
Personal protective equipment is required when performing work in a mine, outdoor, manufacturing or plant environment, including hard hat, hearing protection, safety glasses, safety footwear, and as needed, respirator, rubber steel-toe boots, protective clothing, gloves and any other protective equipment as required
Freeport-McMoRan promotes a drug/alcohol free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug testing and on-going random drug testing as per applicable State Laws
Freeport-McMoRan has reviewed the jobs at its various office and operating sites and determined that many of these jobs require employees to perform essential job functions that pose a direct threat to the safety or health of the employees performing these tasks or others. Accordingly, the Company has designated the following positions as safety-sensitive:
Site-based positions, or positions which require unescorted access to site-based operational areas, which are held by employees who are required to receive MSHA, OSHA, DOT, HAZWOPER and/or Hazard Recognition Training; or
Positions which are held by employees who operate equipment, machinery or motor vehicles in furtherance of performing the essential functions of their job duties, including operating motor vehicles while on Company business or travel (for this purpose “motor vehicles” includes Company owned or leased motor vehicles and personal motor vehicles used by employees in furtherance of Company business or while on Company travel); or
Positions which Freeport-McMoRan has designated as safety sensitive positions in the applicable job or position description and which upon further review continue to be designated as safety-sensitive based on an individualized assessment of the actual duties performed by a specifically identified employee.
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Job: *Corporate Communications
Title: Manager Content and Editorial Operations - Phoenix, AZ
Location: AZ-Phoenix Corporate Office
Requisition ID: 1903813