MEDIA RELATIONS MANAGER

Oslo, Norway

Rystad Energy is a leading energy research and consulting firm headquartered in Oslo, Norway with offices across the world.  The company was founded in 2004 to provide strategic consulting services but has evolved into one of the leading research organization with a series of databases and reports covering the global energy industry and other parts of the energy space.  Our team of over 120 industry experts serves our client base, including the largest oil & gas and energy companies, financial and oilfield service companies.

The Role

Rystad Energy is seeking an enthusiastic, flexible and creative Media Relations Manager to join our corporate marketing team. The candidate will be tasked with developing and executing regional media plans and activities within the energy industry. The right candidate will be working closely with the marketing, products and editorial teams to advance and execute effective communication with the media, contribute to the writing of press releases and handling media opportunities and enquiries.

Tasks

  • Support the development of an effective, business-wide media strategy
  • Drive media campaigns that matter - including corporate and energy-content related press materials, news releases, editorials, articles, interviews and related communications
  • Execute media activities through web, print, TV, radio, and press days
  • Find creative paths to deliver Rystad Energy messages to identified stakeholders
  • Proactively pitch news, feature stories and editorials on the energy mix
  • Maximize social media and online tools to more effectively communicate with stakeholders
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with journalists, editors and communication houses, and develop a good understanding of the factors shaping their thinking
  • Handle media enquiries and contribute to an accurate representation of Rystad Energy`s content deliverables
  • Be an integral part in crisis management
  • Provide in-house guidance and advice on media relations and communications

 

Experience & Skills

  • 5+ years of relevant work experience
  • Experience and knowledge in the oil & gas or wider energy industry is a strong plus
  • Established, strong media relations within the international energy industry is a strong plus
  • University degree (Master/Bachelor) in public relations/communication, journalism or marketing (or equivalent)
  • Strong track record on media relations, strategic media thinking and content execution
  • Ability to come up with strong, effective, creative and clear narrative
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of marketing automation software, graphic design software and/or programming is beneficial
  • Proactive & independent
  • Open-minded and creative
  • Can work in a hectic environment, and strong multi-tasker
  • Fluent in English, both verbal and in written; other languages are a plus

The position is located in Oslo, Norway. The candidate will report to the Head of Marketing. Some travelling will be required.

Position open: Immediately

Final Application Day: 18 July

If you have any questions please contact:

Julia Weiss, SVP Marketing, Julia.Weiss@rystadenergy.com

Violeta Zoric, VP Human Resources, Violeta@rystadenergy.com

 

 

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