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Communications Lead

Location: 

Houston, TX, US, 77001

Req ID: 365841 

 

Love’s is evolving the structure of its corporate communications team and this is an opportunity to create, grow and mature external and internal communications for Love’s affiliated brands Trillium Energy Solutions and Musket Corp. The need to provide strategic business value has created an opportunity for a new position, Trillium and Musket Communications Lead.

 

BASIC PURPOSE: The Houston-based Communications Lead will work collaboratively to manage external and internal communications for Trillium and Musket. This individual will support company and department leaders in developing and implementing a comprehensive external and internal communications strategy in support of key company goals and objectives. This person will also work collaboratively with Love’s Oklahoma City-based communications team to amplify communications synergies.

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop and disseminate original news content including press releases and brochures to position Trillium as the subject matter expert of renewable and alternative fueling solutions, while communicating its expertise in compressed natural gas, hydrogen, electric vehicle charging, renewable natural gas, solar installation and on-site electricity generation.
  • Develop and disseminate original news content including press releases and brochures to position Musket as the subject matter expert of fuel supply and logistics solutions, while communicating its expertise in renewable diesel, biodiesel, ethanol, DEF, and refined product storage and distribution.
  • Serve as company media contact and secondary spokesperson for various media inquiries.
  • Develop and maintain key media contacts and media influencers list focusing on industry and business writers, with emphasis on national news organizations.
  • Develop internal communications, strategic communications plans and execute on the tactics; ensure results reporting and analytics are considered.
  • Create content and manage Trillium’s and Musket’s Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook channels.
  • Coordinate event details for new location openings, Expos and Conferences, and other company events and programs.
  • Create media reports and coverage metrics for campaigns and press releases; track and quantify media placements.
  • Be proficient in video content creation to lead, produce, and create videos that tell the Trillium and Musket story, promote its products, and enhance the brand.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in public relations, communications, journalism or related field.
  • Experience: 8+ years of corporate communications experience or agency work.
  • Outstanding content development and writing skills using AP Style.
  • Experience in writing, editing and creating content across internal and social media platforms and websites, leveraging digital communications management and analytics tools.

 

SKILLS & PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Skills:
    • Must possess ability to work independently and with remote teammates and have excellent writing and editing skills.
    • Excellent writer with strong verbal communication skills, proficiency in Microsoft Office and AP writing style, strategic planning skills, strong collaborative and project management skills with ability to handle multiple tasks under tight deadlines.
    • Experience working with executives.
    • Proficient knowledge of video production, social technology tools, including content delivery, advertising, SEO and algorithms.
  • Typical Physical Demands:
    • Requires prolonged sitting, some bending and stooping.
    • Occasional lifting of up to 25 pounds.
    • Manual dexterity sufficient to operate a computer keyboard and calculator.
    • Requires normal range of hearing and vision.
    • Occasional evening/weekend work to meet deadlines.

Job Function(s): Corporate 

 

Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores is the industry-leading travel stop network in the United States. For more than 55 years, we’ve provided customers with highway hospitality and “Clean Places, Friendly Faces.” We’re passionate about serving drivers with clean, modern facilities stocked with fuel, food and supplies. We offer meals from popular restaurant chains, trucking supplies, showers and everything needed to get back on the road quickly. The Love’s Family of Companies includes:

  • Gemini Motor Transport, one of the industry’s safest trucking fleets
  • Speedco, the light mechanical and trucking service specialists
  • Musket, a rapidly growing, Houston-based commodities supplier and trader
  • Trillium, a Houston-based alternative fuels expert

 

The Love's Experience

Love’s was founded in 1964 on the values of integrity, customer focus, strong work ethic, innovation and perseverance. We are looking for these in every person we hire. No matter what job you do for Love’s, your commitment to these values will not only continue our legacy of growth, it will also ensure your successful career.


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