ConocoPhillips Senior Analyst, Lower 48 Communications in HOUSTON, Texas

Title: Senior Analyst, Lower 48 Communications


Job Number: 00RFC

Our Company

ConocoPhillips is the world’s largest independent E&P company based on production and proved reserves. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, ConocoPhillips had operations and activities in 17 countries, $69 billion of total assets, and approximately 11,200 employees as of June 30, 2018. Production excluding Libya averaged 1,216 MBOED for the six months ended June 30, 2018, and proved reserves were 5.0 billion BOE as of Dec. 31, 2017.

Employees across the globe focus on fulfilling our core SPIRIT Values of safety, people, integrity, responsibility, innovation and teamwork. And we apply the characteristics that define leadership excellence in how we engage each other, collaborate with our teams, and drive the business.


The senior analyst, Lower 48 Communications, is a key member of the Lower 48 communications group, which is part of the broader Investor Relations, Comms and Corporate Services organization. The role will have accountability and responsibility for developing and driving internal and external communications programs, strategies and tactics that support the company’s Gulf Coast business unit. The senior analyst will provide strategic communications counsel to leadership and proactively identify and deliver effective, measurable communications.

The role requires significant levels of self-management, content development and interaction with all levels of the business unit. The successful candidate will demonstrate proficiency in areas such as external communications, project management, employee engagement and leadership communications to ensure the planning, development and execution of communications support business priorities and align with the company’s strategy.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Provide strategic communications council to business unit leaders and project teams.

  • Develop news releases and key messages in anticipation of operational milestones and events.

  • Drive internal communications strategies and plans that engage employees and promote understanding of the company’s strategy and values.

  • Coordinate with stakeholder relations team to develop content for audiences in the business unit’s key areas of operations.

  • Work with government affairs and corporate communications teams to develop communications plans addressing regulatory and legislative issues.

  • Represent the company in regional trade associations, including TXOGA and STEER.

  • Develop content for the company’s website.

  • Support content development and logistics for leadership town halls and other employee communications events.

  • Act as a member of the business unit’s crisis response team.

  • Manage complex communications issues to produce timely and measurable results.

  • Translate complex information into creative and effective communication concepts.



  • Legally authorized to work in the United States.

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in communications, public relations, or related discipline.

  • 3 years of experience in communications, preferably in an oil and gas environment.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office.


  • Self-starter, able to work autonomously.

  • Proven project management skills.

  • Strong writer with editing experience and knowledge of AP style.

  • Superior communications, collaboration and networking skills.

  • Ability to influence others through communications.

  • Experience working directly with senior leaders.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Awareness of oil and gas industry terminology.

  • Takes ownership of actions and follows through on commitments by holding others accountable and standing up for what's right.

  • Delivers results through realistic planning to accomplish goals.

  • Listens actively and invites dialogue for shared understanding, then influences and acts to drive performance and achieve results.

  • Builds strong relationships based on trust and seeks collaboration across organizational boundaries to achieve goals.

To be considered for this position you must complete the entire application process, which includes answering all prescreening questions and providing your eSignature on or before the requisition closing date of September 26, 2018 .

Candidates for this U.S. position must be a U.S. citizen or national, or an alien admitted as permanent resident, refugee, asylee or temporary resident under 8 U.S.C. 1160(a) or 1255(a) (1). Individuals with temporary visas such as A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, L, M, NATO, O, P, Q, R or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization in the United States now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

ConocoPhillips is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, gender identity or expression, genetic information or any other legally protected status.

Job Function: Public Relations and Communications

Job Level: Individual Contributor/Staff Level


Title: Senior Analyst, Lower 48 Communications