Cenovus Energy Communications Advisor – Contract Contract in Calgary, AB

Cenovus Energy

Branch Calgary AB CA

Communications Advisor – Contract
Calgary, AB

Manage and update the content and design of cenovus.com. Provide recommendations on how to keep design, functionality and content on cenovus.com and INC…

About Cenovus

We’re a Canadian integrated oil and natural gas company headquartered in Calgary. We’re committed to maximizing value by responsibly developing our assets in a safe, innovative and efficient way.

Our Operations include oil sands projects in northern Alberta, which use specialized methods to drill and pump the oil to the surface, and established natural gas and oil production in Alberta and British Columbia. We also have 50 percent ownership in two U.S refineries.

Our shares trade under the symbol CVE, and are listed on the Toronto and New York stock exchanges.

About this Opportunity

We are looking for an accomplished Communications Advisor with strong web-based communication and organizational skills to join the Cenovus Communications & External Engagement team for 12 months, with a potential six-month contract extension. Reporting to the Manager, External Communications, but with some internal communications responsibilities, the successful candidate is self-motivated and is a strategic and creative thinker with experience developing, managing and organizing content on a corporate website and intranet. Excellent writing skills, experience supporting a variety of internal clients, a deep understanding of brand and solid social media experience are also required.

Work Environment

This is a contract 12-18 month position location in our downtown Calgary office.


  • Manage and update the content and design of cenovus.com
  • Manage and update content throughout INC – Cenovus’s corporate intranet
  • Write and edit intranet news bulletins
  • Ensure the design and content of cenovus.com and INC reflect Cenovus’s brand and align with the company’s external messaging, strategy and culture
  • Provide recommendations on how to keep design, functionality and content on cenovus.com and INC engaging and fresh
  • Write and edit content and update graphics and photography on both sites
  • Manage the approval and posting process
  • Measure and report on the effectiveness of cenovus.com and INC
  • Complete special projects as assigned and as time permits
  • Assist in developing, writing and posting content and running campaigns on the company’s social media platforms
  • Participate in regular on-call rotation as the Information Officer or Social Media Lead for emergency response
  • Develop a strong understanding of Cenovus’s business, technology and key messaging, and stay informed on company and industry news and issues
  • Provide advice to and liaise with internal clients
  • Build strong relationships with peers and vendors


  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Post-secondary degree/diploma in communications or public relations or related education
  • At least five years of experience in corporate communications with specific experience in web-based communications and measurement
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Ability to multi-task and work on a wide variety of projects with multiple and competing deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal skills, sound judgment and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Social media experience
  • Oil and gas communication experience an asset
  • IABC/CPRS membership an asset

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Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Calgary, AB, CA
Posted on: 2018-07-27
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