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Communications Advisor

Company Name:  Lyondell Chemical Company

Houston, TX, US, 77010

Req ID:  74987
Facility:  One Houston Center-130
Department:  Employee Communication & Engagement
Division:  Legal & Public Affairs

LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) is one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies in the world. Driven by its employees around the globe, LyondellBasell produces materials and products that are key to advancing solutions to modern challenges like enhancing food safety through lightweight and flexible packaging, protecting the purity of water supplies through stronger and more versatile pipes, improving the safety, comfort and fuel efficiency of many of the cars and trucks on the road, and ensuring the safe and effective functionality in electronics and appliances. LyondellBasell sells products into more than 100 countries and is the world's largest producer of polypropylene compounds and the largest licensor of polyolefin technologies. In 2021, LyondellBasell was named to Fortune Magazine's list of the "World's Most Admired Companies" for the fourth consecutive year.

Basic Function

The Communication Advisor is responsible for developing and administering communication strategies using best-in-class methods. Ideally, these strategies are measurable processes that will align, inspire, intrigue, educate and engage. 
Although the position is within the Employee Communications practice group, the successful candidate will have the opportunity over time to support various teams within Corporate Communications. These teams may include Executive Communication, External Relations, Brand Marketing, and Corporate Philanthropy. 
This position is located in Downtown Houston at our North American headquarters, and offers a competitive base salary, bonus, 401K matching, generous benefits package, pension plan, transportation subsidy, and employee discounts.

Roles & Responsibilities

•Collaborate with the Corporate Communications team in both content and visual storytelling for LyondellBasell through a broad array of communication assets.
•Act as a trusted partner for multiple clients, acting as the first line of contact for communications with assigned clients, to include but not limited to, IT and Procurement.
•Understand the vision of management and clients, show ability to build ideas and recognize potential issues with concepts prior to execution to construct and further compelling communications programs.
•Act as a project manager, executing campaigns and projects for assigned internal accounts with a degree of skill and professionalism.
•Develop compelling content for client and employee communications centric campaigns.
•Possess initiative to think several steps ahead in communications process and anticipate needs of clients and management.
•May present and sell ideas to business units and senior management.
•Display ability to understand and implement metrics systems and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to benchmark progress and success of communications initiatives.
•Display strong competencies to construct strategic plans inclusive of situational analysis, strategies, tactics, implementation timeline, budget and evaluation.
•Collaborate with in-house design team to execute creative concepts in alignment with overarching corporate messaging and brand standards.
•Attend group and client meetings as requested.
•Consult with Employee Communications team on strategic direction of all communications, offer strategic insight and creative solutions to problems. 

Min. Qualifications

•    Bachelor’s Degree required, preferably in Marketing, Business, Public Relations, Communications or related field.
•    5 or more years of relevant experience required; preferably in a corporate communications setting.
•    Possess creative, strategic and critical thinking skills, as well as strong attention to detail.
•    Excellent written and oral communication skills including the ability to communicate and interact effectively at all levels of the organization.
•    Ability to develop strategic direction and work independently and efficiently under time pressures and deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
•    Results-oriented attitude with the ability to complete tasks on-time, with a high level of quality.

Preferred Qualifications

•    7 or more years of relevant experience required; preferably in a corporate communications setting.
•    Experience at a global company.
•    Prior agency experience.
•    Experience writing in AP style.
•    Experience in the petrochemical, oil and gas, or energy sector.


Builds effective teams
Cultivates innovation
Customer focus
Demonstrates courage
Drives results
Ensures accountability
Instills trust and exemplifies integrity

Must be at least 18 years of age and must be legally authorized to work in the United States (US) on a permanent basis without visa sponsorship.


LyondellBasell does not accept or retain unsolicited résumés or phone calls and/or respond to them or to any third party representing job seekers.


LyondellBasell is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.  The US EEO is the Law poster is available here.

Nearest Major Market: Houston

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