Senior Corporate Communications Specialist - Egypt

Date: Jul 6, 2024

Location: Cairo, EG

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.

Specific Responsibilities


The Senior Corporate Communications Specialist position for Apache Corporation will be a member of Apache’s Corporate Communications and Public Affairs team based in the company’s Cairo, Egypt office. This role reports to the Manager, Internal Communications, in Houston, and will be responsible for the following:


  • Serve as a key member of the Corporate Communications and Public Affairs team assisting in the development of key messages, operating area-specific messages and communications strategy focused primarily for internal audiences and to some extent general and industry media. 
  • Advise the country manager and operating area leadership on employee messaging. 
  • Liaise with Apache joint-venture company Khalda Petroleum Company on issues related to internal communications and message consistency and coordination. 
  • Lead local employee communication by assisting country manager and local leadership with engagement strategy to include regular leadership communications, town halls and feedback opportunities, increasing internal networking opportunities for employees. 
  • Act as the primary distributor of mass employee communications for the Apche Egypt operating area via internal channels including email, intranet and digital signs, and in-person events.  
  • Research, develop, write and edit communications including internal announcements, feature stories, video outlines, emails and strategic plans. 
  • Maintain awareness of operational activities through relationships, meeting attendance, field office and site visits. 
  • Coordinate with global members of the Corporate Communications team to standardize communication efforts and share best practices across the globe.  
  • Collaborate with creative and internal communications teams to create engaging content that supports business partner and communication goals and upholds Apache’s brand standards. This includes video scripts, key messages for leadership, articles, emails, content for infographics or other media.  
  • Provide story ideas and content to corporate communications team. Taking the lead on stories that apply to operating area audiences and contributing to global news content.  
  • Write and edit a wide variety of communications with excellence, creativity and accuracy. Fact-checking and proofreading prior to sending for approval.  
  • Publish via consolidated editorial calendar for steady stream of global and local communications. 
  • Contribute and support other communication efforts for Apache Egypt, such as community partnerships, tradeshows, and other industry events.
  • Act as point person and liaison for the operating area’s representation in the Apache Communications Leadership Council.
  • Lead Local live local events in Microsoft Teams or support the team on the backend of global Teams meetings.
  • Coordinate local photography or videography for campaign-based communications.  

Qualifications & Experience


The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and experience:


  • Oil and gas or other energy industry experience preferred, including experience communicating on upstream or midstream operations or with industry-related news organizations.
  • 6+ years of professional communications experience in agency, consulting, or corporate setting.
  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with key internal stakeholders to obtain a thorough understanding of activities in the operating area.
  • Demonstrated ability to produce quality work products through adherence to internal communications guidelines, approval processes, fact-checking and proofreading. 
  • Requires fluency in both English and Arabic.
  • Experience using software including the suite of Microsoft TEAMS, Wrike, Outlook, and PolitieMail is beneficial.



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.



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