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Current Vacancies

Digital & Social Media Lead, London – Full Time, Maternity Cover
Communications Officer, London – Full Time
Operations Manager, Aberdeen – Full Time

Digital & Social Media Lead – Full time, London (Maternity Cover)

We seek an exceptional Digital and Social Media professional to join a busy Design, Digital and Editorial team as a Digital and Social Media Lead.  Reporting to the Design, Digital and Editorial Manager, you will work collaboratively across the organisation and its subsidiaries to provide exceptional digital communications expertise.

The successful candidate will be required to take responsibility for the organisation’s digital projects to meet business priorities, reinforcing the brand and enhance OGUK’s reputation. This involves developing and delivering a coherent suite of digital platforms and social media channels.

  • You will have full oversight and operational management of the main OGUK website, social media, campaigns and event microsites;
  • Manage the company’s social media channels, write and shape web content as required;
  • Manage the relationship with the company’s web development agency, ensuring continuous improvements to the site’s performance and steering any new advanced technical development projects.
  • Manage OGUK mobile App, supporting content updates and marketing activities.
  • Ensure OGUK’s social media strategy is applied across the organisation, optimising our engagement through existing channels and recommending next steps.

The ideal candidate will ideally have a degree level education or a relevant formal qualification and have worked in a marketing, agency or internal communications team.

The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal and communication skills and a high degree of literacy whilst being ‘digitally native’.  Familiar and comfortable working with WordPress, or other website development experience matched to a keen eye for detail and creative writing style.

You will have a strong understanding of visuals, design and brand, possess a good track record in using marketing tools and be comfortable using Adobe Creative Cloud products (with a focus on Photoshop, Acrobat and ideally In-design.

Strong time management, project planning and organisational skills as well as being a flexible team player. Confidence in writing or editing web copy and be a champion for best practice in writing for the web is also required.

Be adaptable with creative problem solving skills, using a range of tools to provide pragmatic solutions to meet the needs of internal stakeholders.

The candidate must also have demonstrable experience with Google Analytics, Social media monitoring and planning tools such as Hootsuite, together with the ability to analyse and manipulate performance data.

This is an exciting role in a high-profile organisation at the heart of one of the country’s most important industrial sectors.

If you are interested in this role, please apply by sending a detailed CV and a personal statement to the HR Team at [email protected] . A full job description can be found here

Closes 21st August 2020

Communications Officer – Full time, London

We seek a corporate communications professional to join a busy Stakeholder and Communications team as a Communications  Officer.  Reporting to the Communications Manager, you will work collaboratively across the organisation and its subsidiaries to provide exceptional media and public relations expertise.

The successful candidate  will uphold the quick, pithy and accurate day-to-day running of the busy press office, including news monitoring, responding to queries, selling in stories, supporting campaigns and events, taking part in on call rota, updating briefing documents, building relationships and ensuring media contacts are up to date. They will contribute to and support integrated communications campaigns on a range of high profile and exciting issues and work closely with the Communications team to spot and exploit opportunities for proactive positive content

Creative, versatile written and oral communications skills, including speech writing, creating advanced presentations and digital content, are essential. Candidates should have strong news sense and be a good team player with an ability to manage relationships and the drive to work across teams to deliver targeted communications to multiple audiences.

This is an exciting role in a high-profile organisation at the heart of one of the country’s most important industrial sectors.  An understanding of energy issues in general and the oil and gas industry in particular is desirable but not essential, together with a nose for the newsworthy story. You must be able to demonstrate a keen interest in the industry, as well as the capacity to cope under pressure.  In return for hard work and commitment, the organisation offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits.

If you are interested in the above vacancy, please apply by sending a detailed CV and a personal statement to the HR Team at [email protected] . A full job description can be found here         

Closes 21st August 2020

Operations Manager – Full time, Aberdeen

We seek a talented professional who will be responsible for driving and supporting operational and Maximising Economic Recovery (MER) initiatives and projects to promote operational excellence and enhance industry’s competitiveness consistent with the strategic objectives of OGUK.

Reporting to the Supply Chain and Ops Director, the incumbent will promote the maximisation of indigenous production through increased exploration, resource and reserves maturation to deliver MER consistent with a net-zero future, working together with OGUK, the OGA and members across the entire supply chain of operators and contractors.

The candidate remit includes enhancing  industry’s competitiveness to encourage investment and ensure a resilient, sustainable, and diverse supply chain and manage all relevant OGUK forums and networks as appropriate and encourage the early adoption of the latest technology in pursuit of MER-UK.

The successful candidate will need to possess a strong rounded knowledge of Upstream operating practices and a demonstrable track record.

This is a vital role which offer the opportunity for the successful candidate to make a real difference to the future of the industry by providing strategic leadership, whilst promoting collaboration and effective engagement at all levels with key stakeholders.

In return for hard work and commitment, the organisation offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits.

If you are interested in the above vacancy, please apply by sending a detailed CV and a personal statement to the HR Team at [email protected] . A full job description can be found here         

Closes 31st July 2020     

All applicants must be legally authorised to work in the UK                                                                               

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