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UK External Affairs Representative

Date: Mar 11, 2023

Location: Aberdeen, GB

Company: Apache Corporation

Company Overview

Our primary product is energy, and where there is affordable, abundant energy, people are healthier, have access to better education, and are given greater opportunities to elevate their families to higher standards of living.

Nearly 3 billion people — roughly one-third of the global population — live without electricity or without clean cooking facilities. We are committed to providing energy in innovative and more sustainable ways to help raise the standard of living for those living in energy poverty and to meet the ongoing demands of people and economies around the world.

The products we deliver power increasingly cleaner electricity across the globe, fuel tractors and trucks, make fertilizer to keep the world's food supply on the table, and heat our schools, hospitals and businesses.

Our employees bring a wide range of talents and skills to the job every day to tackle complex business challenges. We believe in providing a truly rewarding work environment supported by a benefits platform that ranks among the best in our peer group. Our company offers career development opportunities where employees can grow personally and professionally. We promote employee benefits that cultivate a family-friendly work environment and focus on our employees' overall well-being.

We are committed to being a workplace where all employees are valued and can thrive with a sense of belonging. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion benefits our individual employees, our company and our external stakeholders; we are better as an organization when various ideas and perspectives are brought to the table.

Apache Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of APA Corporation (NASDAQ:APA). Apache has operations in the United States, Egypt's Western Desert and the United Kingdom's North Sea and a sister company with exploration opportunities offshore Suriname. Whether supporting Apache, APA Corporation or one of its subsidiaries, team members are employed by Apache Corporation.

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Specific Responsibilities

The UK External Affairs Representative for Apache Corporation will be a member of Apache’s Communications and Public Affairs team at the company’s Aberdeen, Scotland office reporting to the Manager of Media & Public Relations.

This role will be primarily responsible for the following:

  • Serve as a key strategic advisor to the country manager on external affairs matters related to UK and the broader region including external communications, public relations, company branding, trade association management, public affairs issues management, government engagement and corporate social responsibility (CSR) and environmental, social and governance (ESG) initiatives 
  • In partnership with external communications: 
    • Develop key messages regarding region strategy, operational updates, ESG/CSR initiatives, draft external products, speeches and talking points for senior leadership. 
    • Prepare content in many forms and styles: news releases, presentations, speaking notes and full remarks, talking points, websites, advertisements, video scripts, social media posts, etc. 
    • Media Relations: prepare media responses, manage interview requests and responses, identify and develop media opportunities to share Apache news and community ESG/CSR initiatives. 
    • Establish and maintain relationships with key media
    • Monitor traditional and digital media
    • Manage day to day work with outside consultants. Administer contract and assist in contract negotiation. 
    • Manage all external events including managing sponsorship, speaking engagements, booth design and content, event staffing and promotional items. 
    • Serve as a member of the crisis communications response team 
  • In partnership with government affairs and community engagement: 
    • Support APA leadership, U.K. country manager and team with diplomatic engagements with key government officials and trade and business associations 
    • Advise community engagement team and support ongoing work in the community through strategic counsel

Qualifications & Experience

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and experience:

  • External communications experience; and
  • Relevant Bachelor's degree required.


The successful candidate should demonstrate and exhibit the following core competencies:

  • Communication: Writes, speaks, and presents information effectively and persuasively across communication setting;
  • Results: Pursues work with energy, drive, and results orientation to positively impact Apache's business success;
  • Collaboration: Works in partnership with others and encourages different perspectives, while building and maintaining trust; and
  • Culture: Willingness and ability to align one's behavior with the needs, priorities, and goals of Apache.

Apache Statement on Hiring

To provide genuine equal opportunity to all people, it is the policy of Apache Corporation and its subsidiaries to base all employment-related decisions and actions exclusively on employment-related criteria. To provide genuine equal opportunity to all people, it is the policy of Apache Corporation and its subsidiaries to provide broad dissemination of job opportunities, as consistent with the nature of the positions. To provide genuine equal opportunity to all people, it is the policy of Apache Corporation and its subsidiaries to review its employment-related policies and actions on a regular basis to ensure that their application is consistent with their intent.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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