Senior Communications Advisor

Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Job Reference 1240749

Location Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Industry Oil & Gas - Midstream

Function BD & Marketing

Job Type Contract

Date Added March 27, 2024

Airswift is seeking a Senior Communications Advisor to work with one of our clients in the oil and gas industry in Calgary, AB on a 12-month contract.

• Work with members of the Company’s Communications team and external vendors to tell the Company’s story through external digital, paid media, social media and internal properties.

• Provide expertise with writing and editing advertising copy for campaigns in both the U.S. and Canada.

• Act as liaison and coordinate with Company contracted agencies on corporate initiatives including advertising, market research and media buying services.

• Tracking budgets and reporting progress on campaigns.

• Provide communications counsel to senior leaders, primarily around marketing initiatives.

• Contribute to mitigating potential risks to the Company’s reputation; promote and enhance the company’s brand and reputation as a responsible oil and natural gas developer.

• Carry out other external or internal assignments, as required.


• Reporting on efficacy of advertising campaigns with input from external agencies.

• Communicating Company messaging to external agencies.

• Editing and communicating ad copy and digital content.

• Managing reviews and approvals with internal subject matter experts.


The role requires strong skills in the following areas:

• Superior writing and personal communications skills for business and general audiences.

• Excellent critical and strategic thinking skills.

• Strong experience providing strategic marketing communications counsel to senior leaders.

• Demonstrated experience in writing corporate communications plans and advertising campaign support materials.

• Hands-on experience developing and/or overseeing the execution of external communications and advertising campaigns.

• Previous experience working collaboratively with outside agencies and familiarity with key industry-related terms and documents.

• Ability to build strong cross-team working relationships within a corporate setting and with external agencies.

• Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills.

• Comfort working to deadline and ability to be flexible when facing evolving priorities.


• Minimum of 8 years of professional communications and/or marketing experience

• Experience or familiarity with the Canadian oil and gas industry and a strong understanding of current issues are assets.

• Experience working with external agencies or account management within an advertising agency with large corporate clients

Overall Job Summary

This one-year contract position involves focusing on the execution of various advertising campaigns within the operations of the company, contributing strategic direction to external agencies and budget tracking.

The successful applicant will be a confident, motivated, high-performing individual who can carry out assignments with strong attention to detail, is able to work both independently and collaboratively, and comes to the table with creative solutions.

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