Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
This is an expatriate position located in Saudi Arabia.
We are seeking an English language speechwriter to join Aramco’s Executive Communication Support (ECS) Group in our Corporate Communication Department (CCD). CCD is part of Public Affairs, within Corporate Affairs.
Your primary role will be Lead Speechwriter to the Senior Vice President of Upstream and the Senior Vice President of Technical Services. You will also provide backup for Senior Vice Presidents, Vice Presidents & Executive Directors across the Company as assigned, covering a wide variety of subjects.
Bachelor’s degree from a world-class academic institution, advanced degree is preferred.
You will currently be writing speeches at the highest levels of the energy industry – ideally in the Upstream sector of a major International Oil Company (IOC) – including at least three years of speechwriting experience and at least five years in communication roles in the industry.
Ideally, you will also have speechwriting/comms experience in government or NGOs.
Knowledge and understanding of the energy industry is essential.
Knowledge and understanding of international relations; business; academia; technology; and experience with different cultures is preferred.
You will be able to diplomatically engage, counsel, and influence senior executives.
Being a native English speaker is essential.
Duties & Responsibilities:
On occasion, turn a translation of a speech in Arabic into an English speech.
Draft op-eds, executive correspondence, internal memos, year-end messages, and forewords to significant external publications as required.
Align each product with corporate messaging, press releases, videos, social media, website, etc., yet do so in the voice of each customer.
Help identify strategic speaking opportunities for these two senior executives to reach key audiences and expand our share of voice.