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We are seeking an U.S. Media Relations Manager to be based in our Chicago, Illinois or Houston, Texas, office. It’s an exciting time to join bp as we as we fundamentally transform our company. bp’s ambition is to become a net zero company by 2050 or sooner and to help the world get to net zero. This is an opportunity to help bp demonstrate we can be a force for good in the world and work alongside some of the best communications professionals anywhere in the world.
This person will be responsible for managing media strategy and outreach on behalf of bp America, including for Houston & Chicago-based businesses, leading industry-specific events and managing media activities, as well as supporting the broader U.S. media affairs team.
Reporting to the Head of Corporate Communications, the role will support communications for the company’s broader business interests and advocacy efforts in America, home to BP’s largest employee base in the world and significant operations spanning the Gulf of Mexico to Washington state. At a time when the global energy system is transitioning to a lower-carbon future, this role is on the front lines of shaping the story of how one of the world’s largest energy companies is reimagining energy for the people and the planet.
S/he will work closely with senior executives and various teams within the U.S. Communications and Advocacy function to highlight BP’s commitment to the U.S. and help advance its broader strategic priority of achieving net zero by 2050 or sooner and helping the world get there too.
The successful candidate will be comfortable in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment, have experience managing multiple projects and assignments at one time, and write for a range of audiences. It’s never been a more interesting or exciting time to enter the energy industry, and this role will be right at the center of it.
At bp, we provide a great environment & benefits such as an inclusive culture, a great work-life balance, learning and development opportunities, life & health insurance, medical care package, and many others benefits!
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application and interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.