Public Affairs Manager

28 Apr, 2022

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Public Affairs Manager

Louisiana Chemical Association
Baton Rouge, LA

About the job

The Louisiana Chemical Association (LCA) is seeking candidates for an open Public Affairs Manager position. The role, based in Baton Rouge, would oversee all aspects of the association’s public affairs and public relations activities on behalf of the state’s industry. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Managing media relations inquiries, proactive messaging and industry storytelling
  • Overseeing social media channels and all advertising campaigns, including print, radio and digital
  • Coordinating with LCA member companies and communications professionals to highlight positive impacts of the industry to target audiences across the state
  • Provide strategic communication counsel to LCA Board of Directors
  • Organizing and leading communications committee members to move priorities forward and achieve LCA and the industry’s public imaging objectives
  • Acting as a spokesperson for LCA and the industry as a whole at public meetings, presentations and media opportunities
  • Leading efforts to effectively respond and mitigate opposition groups and misperceptions facing the industry
  • Coordinating with national, state and regional trade associations on activities and efforts that benefit the energy industry as a whole
  • Assisting the environmental, health and safety and other committees to best message and share information on the industry’s progress and positive impact to the environment
  • Assisting government affairs team members, as needed
  • Remain current on relevant public relations practices, community and government relations activities and issues throughout the region, news, social media and other communications vehicles

PROFESSIONAL ATTRIBUTES/CAPABILITIES:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Media relations/communications/public affairs experience
  • Attention to detail
  • Working knowledge of the energy industry a plus
  • Initiative and drive to exceed expectations
  • Ability to leverage team, budget and resources to maximize delivery of communications services and support
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines at a time

REPORTS TO:

  • President and CEO, LCA

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in public relations, communications, marketing and/or a liberal arts or related discipline
  • 5 years minimum experience

Email info@lca.org for more information

Job posted: 2022-04-28