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Community Relations Manager, S&ER, External Relations - CC&V

Date: Jul 10, 2019

Location: Cripple Creek, CO, US, 80813

Company: Newmont Goldcorp Corporation

 

Founded in 1921 Newmont Mining Corporation is one of the largest gold mining companies in the world.   The North American region consists of multiple surface and underground operations spread throughout Northern Nevada and our Cripple Creek and Victor Mine in Colorado.

Newmont prides itself on safety and embraces diversity, engages employees, fosters innovation, rewards high performance and develops great leaders.

Purpose

The Community Relations Manager will serve on the Site Leadership Team of Cripple Creek and Victor (CC&V) operation in southern Colorado, and be a key member of Newmont North America's External Reltions Team. You will be accountable to develop and implement a strategy to obtain and maintain long term social acceptance and reputation of the operation throughout the mining lifecycle.

Essential Duties
  • Provide strategic leadership direction and a compelling vision for a team-focused culture in CC&V’s External Relations Department. Assure alignment with Newmont’s SOPs, standards, internal guidance and the critical elements of building and nurturing public trust through open and transparent operations.
  • Understand the opportunities, challenges, trends, issues and risks in the external landscape through stakeholder engagement; prioritize community engagement of the department staff, SLT members and other employees to ensure a strong understanding of issues and public sentiment and to identify emerging issues and develop cohesive strategies. Provide counsel to the CC&V management team regarding its unique leadership role in the community.
  • Develop and implement communication (internal and external) and stakeholder engagement strategies to enable Newmont to achieve and maintain a license to operate and grow.
  • Proactively ensure external stakeholder perspectives are recognized and considered in major business decisions and recommendations; share constructive feedback with members of CC&V’s SLT.
  • Work closely with Environmental Department on permitting and regulatory compliance issues.
  • Manage CC&V Community Investment Program; broaden and diversify CC&V’s external partnerships.
  • Prioritize resources and track desired outcomes for tours, public educational outreach activities and events, and sponsorships. Leverage the Newmont brand and reputation to make a positive impact in southern Colorado.
  • Act as official spokesperson and media contact; manage social media; assist with internal communications; serve on site Rapid Response team; represent company at community events.
  • Prepare, monitor and control the community relations departmental budget and make decisions regarding expenditures while managing costs in an effective manner.
  • Manages community relations staff to ensure they acquire necessary skills and experience to achieve high levels of performance.

 

The above duties and responsibilities are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.

Training & Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred with major in communications, public relations, journalism, or similar discipline. Degree may be substituted with 3 additional years of work experience in a related field.
  • 8+ years of progressive external relations experience including leadership responsibility for public relations strategy development and implementation.
  • Advanced technical skills must include proficient use of Microsoft Office Software, skilled proofreading and editing, and proficiency with popular forms of social media.
  • Knowledge of mining operations, the mine lifecycle and Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) regulations.
  • Ability to anticipate needs and respond rapidly as challenges surface and prioritize accordingly; skilled at embracing change in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must have exceptional persuasive and strategic communications skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand the details of complex issues without losing sight of broader long-term perspectives on how issues may impact the business.
  • High level of diplomacy, tact and discretion.
  • Ability to create engaging relationships with multiple internal and external stakeholders through trust, respect, accountability, teamwork and effective communication.
  • Skilled at delivering clear and concise written and verbal communication to provide direction, encourage dialogue, and seek understanding. Ability to develop and articulate key messages in a persuasive and targeted manner.
  • Offer clarity around goals and objectives ensuring that all team members work collaboratively towards a shared purpose.
  • Demonstrate integrity, honesty, compassion, courage, optimism, and good judgment in all actions and decisions; high level of professionalism and business acumen.
  • Effectively engage and align a multitude of diverse expectations and perspectives to promote a culture of inclusion and diversity.

 

For more information on Newmont:

Newmont seeks to recruit, hire, place and promote qualified applicants, meaning applicants who meet the minimum requirements of the position, without regard to personal characteristics such as gender, race, nationality, ethnicity, social and indigenous origin, religion or belief, disability, age or sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

NOTE: Newmont does not ask for or require job applicants to pay money to apply or be considered for employment with the Company. In addition, Newmont does not ask potential job candidates to provide sensitive personal data without first submitting a job application through our secure, online portal, and only as requested for legitimate business purposes.  If you are asked to provide money or sensitive personal data through any other means, do not respond and please report this immediately to it.sec@newmont.com.


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