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Title:  Senior Communications Specialist

Requisition ID:  76203

Green Valley, AZ, US, 85622

Category:  Public Relations

Freeport-McMoRan is a leading international mining company with headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona. We operate large, long-lived, geographically diverse assets with significant proven and probable reserves of copper, gold, and molybdenum. The company has a dynamic portfolio of operating, expansion and growth projects in the copper industry. Freeport-McMoRan is one of the world’s largest publicly traded copper producers, the world’s largest producer of molybdenum and a significant gold producer. We have a long and successful history of conducting our business in a safe, highly efficient and socially-responsible manner.


We have the assets, the talent, the drive and the financial strength to provide attractive and rewarding careers of our employees. We encourage you to take the time to explore the opportunity to advance your career at Freeport-McMoRan.



Oversee and implement various employee communications with emphasis on Human Resources initiatives and programs, including general HR-related matters, benefits, compensation, wellness, retirement and recruiting.  Develop and execute effective communications and change management strategies to promote engagement and adoption of various HR and corporate-wide workforce culture transformation initiatives.   


  1. Research, write and produce various communications materials to support workforce transformation initiatives and basic HR programs, such as benefits and wellness programs, recruiting advertising, compensation, and retirement plans. This includes copy for employee intranet, communications app, print advertising, social media posts, podcasts, and video.
  2. Manage and execute various communications related to basic HR programs and workforce transformation initiatives.
  3. Provide counsel to HR and various departments to help ensure appropriate and effective communication methods, messages, vehicles and timing to achieve desired outcomes.
  4. Manage vendors and consultants to help ensure delivery of quality products on time and within budget.
  5. Special projects as assigned that would include communication of various corporate- wide initiatives.
  6.  Perform other duties as requested.

Minimum Qualifications


  • Bachelor's Degree AND seven (7) years of experience in Corporate Communications, HR Communications, Marketing or related field; OR 
  • Master's Degree AND five (5) years of experience in Corporate Communications, HR Communications, Marketing or related field
  • Strong demonstration of writing, editing and verbal communication skills and knowledge of AP Style
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Excellent command of grammar and knowledge of AP writing style
  • Thorough understanding of graphic design concepts
  • Strong organizational skills with ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and on deadline
  • Skilled at collaborating with various internal stakeholders
  • Ability to quickly understand and effectively communicate complex, technical subject matter
  • Strong work ethic and able to work at a fast pace, while maintaining high accuracy and quick turnaround time on assigned projects
  • Ability to work with sensitive information and oversee high-visibility projects and processes.
  • Ability to work effectively in an environment subject to changing priorities and short deadlines



Preferred Qualifications


  • None

Criteria / Conditions

  • Ability to understand and apply verbal and written work and safety-related instructions and procedures given in English
  • Ability to communicate in English with respect to job assignments, job procedures, and applicable safety standards
  • Must be able to work in a potentially stressful environment
  • Location may require mobility in an office environment; each floor is accessible by elevator
  • Freeport-McMoRan promotes a drug/alcohol free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug testing and on-going random drug testing as per applicable State Laws

Freeport-McMoRan has reviewed the jobs at its various office and operating sites and determined that many of these jobs require employees to perform essential job functions that pose a direct threat to the safety or health of the employees performing these tasks or others.  Accordingly, the Company has designated the following positions as safety-sensitive:

  • Site-based positions, or positions which require unescorted access to site-based operational areas, which are held by employees who are required to receive MSHA, OSHA, DOT, HAZWOPER and/or Hazard Recognition Training; or 
  • Positions which are held by employees who operate equipment, machinery or motor vehicles in furtherance of performing the essential functions of their job duties, including operating motor vehicles while on Company business or travel (for this purpose “motor vehicles” includes Company owned or leased motor vehicles and personal motor vehicles used by employees in furtherance of Company business or while on Company travel); or
  • Positions which Freeport-McMoRan has designated as safety sensitive positions in the applicable job or position description and which upon further review continue to be designated as safety-sensitive based on an individualized assessment of the actual duties performed by a specifically identified employee.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability

Nearest Major Market: Tucson

Job Segment: Communications, Marketing Communications, Advertising, Corporate Communications, PR, Marketing

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