External Communications Advisor

External Communications Advisor
We are committed to better energy
  •  we need your help to engage our stakeholders, manage media relations and tell our story in Denmark
As External Communications Advisor you will be part of an exciting journey as Total is becoming a broad-based energy company. We are integrating oil and gas, low-carbon electricity and carbon-neutrality solutions into our business, taking an active part in the energy transition and meeting our climate ambitions. Total is the fourth largest energy player worldwide, and in Denmark we are the leading oil and gas company.
Your key tasks and responsibilities
Your role is important to help us build and drive the reputation of our Danish North Sea business, and you will be responsible for delivering and executing communication and stakeholder engagement plans in close collaboration with a wide range of internal stakeholders.
You are equally comfortable with and used to advising leaders strategically as well as rolling up your sleeves to deliver messaging documents, presentations, briefing packs and speeches.
Your starting point is always your understanding of the stakeholder environment and reputational impacts, and it is your nature to integrate both internal and external aspects.
In this role you will also: 
  • Develop media and stakeholder engagement plans including key messages, press releases, speeches, presentations etc..
  • Project lead and support media engagements.
  • Proactively mitigate corporate issues to protect the company’s reputation.
  • Lead the Danish crisis communications set-up according to Total Group protocol. 
  • Support our CSR efforts and activities in Denmark including our corporate volunteering program and reporting.
  • Manage our external representation including corporate profile materials and web channels.
You will report to the Head of External Communications & CSR and be part of our Communications & CSR Team in Denmark operating across our Copenhagen and Esbjerg sites. 
The role can either be based in Copenhagen or in Esbjerg. In the role, you will also expand your networks and collaborate with Regional and Corporate Communications in our headquarters in Paris.
Candidate profile
Key qualifications:
We are looking for a team player who easily connects with our organization and understands how to balance business needs with reputational considerations.
Our ideal candidate thrives in a dynamic and sometimes hectic environment, is flexible, structured, self-driven and enjoys challenges;  
  • Bring +5 years of experience either as a journalist; on from an agency or a similar role.
  • Are proactive, take ownership and persistently follow-through.
  • Have excellent writing skills in both Danish and English
  • Interact professionally and pro-actively with all types of stakeholders and have the ability to develop and maintain effective networks.
It will be an advantage, if you have experience from the energy and/or oil and gas sector, and if you have worked in an international organization with multiple stakeholders. 
Would you like to help shape better energy? 
Submit your application to us as soon as possible and no later than 30th of September 2020, as we will review applications on a continuous basis as well as conducting interviews, the role may be filled before last application date. For more information on the recruitment process please contact Recruitment Partner, Christian Pathuel on +45 2374 6056You are also welcome to contact Head of External Communications & CSR, Line Baldersbæk Bruun on +45 2128 5789, if you want to know more about the role.


About us / company profile

Better energy needs you
Joining Total means contributing to a shared ambition for responsible energy, tackling extraordinary technological challenges in multicultural teams, preserving your work/life balance and more. With 500-plus professions in 130 countries, we offer high standards of safety and environmental performance, strong ethical values, an innovation culture and wide-ranging career development. Be part of our global team whose mission is already shared by thousands of employees: making energy better each and every day.
About Total Exploration & Production in Denmark
Total is the largest oil and gas operator in Denmark. The country boasts a proud oil and gas industry that extends back more than half a century. Today Denmark’s upstream industry is gearing up for a new chapter with the Total-led redevelopment of the Tyra field and its associated gas infrastructure which will support energy security and the energy transition in Denmark and Europe.
Total’s presence in Denmark was cemented with the acquisition of Maersk Oil and takeover of the
operatorship of the Danish Underground Consortium (DUC). This consortium is responsible for 85% of the oil and 97% of the gas production in Denmark, making an important contribution to Denmark’s economy, energy supply and employment.

About Total
Total is a major energy player that produces and markets fuels, natural gas and low-carbon electricity. Our 100,000 employees are committed to better energy that is safer, more affordable, cleaner and accessible to as many people as possible. Active in more than 130 countries, our ambition is to become the responsible energy major.

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Frist: 30. september

Frist: 30. september


External Communications Advisor
Christian Pathuel
Telefon: 2374 6056
30. september
Copenhagen or Esbjerg

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