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Title:  Senior Social Media Specialist

Requisition ID:  39244

Phoenix, AZ, US, 85004-2121

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.


Please note:  This position has the possibility to work remotely up to 100% of the time.  The position will require occasional travel to the Phoenix corporate offices and/or site locations.  This position may be performed anywhere in the U.S. except California, New Hampshire, Michigan, Illinois and New York.  Additional states may be excluded from remote work based on business factors.  Should the position shift to in-office work in the future, the company will offer relocation benefits at that time should the position meet the established eligibility for these benefits.



As an essential member of the high-performing Communications team, the Sr Communications Specialist-Social Media has primary responsibility for managing Freeport-McMoRan’s corporate digital channels. This includes the development and writing of creative, data-driven, branded content, with the goal of continuing to earn trust with key stakeholders and build affinity with target online/social audiences.

  • Implement strategy for Freeport-McMoRan’s corporate digital ecosystem. Create, write and oversee the curation of organic and paid content. Oversee and enhance corporate digital storytelling, reputation management and amplification strategy.
  • Provide counsel and direction on corporate digital strategy (editorial content calendar, creative branded content mix, use of analytics/data). Create multiple reports, including detailed and executive reports.
  • Actively engage in the monitoring and administration of the social media platforms, including development of listening, reporting and engagement activities. Analyze key performance indicators to provide communications insights, informing Communications team of trends and best practices.
  • Support the Corporate Communications team on corporate-wide initiatives; execute a variety of media, including face-to-face meetings, intranet, widely dispersed emails, video, newsletters, etc.



Minimum Qualifications


  • Bachelor of Science/Arts degree in Journalism, Public Relations, Mass Communications, English or equivalent work experience and 
  • Seven (7) years of experience in Corporate Communications or Mass Communications with an emphasis on social media
  • Extensive experience in the use of social media platforms and tools, social media writing, editing and monitoring
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Social Media
  • Graphic design and production
  • Excellent command of grammar and knowledge of AP writing style
  • Thorough understanding of writing strategies and tactics
  • Strong social media writing skills
  • Strong editing and verbal communications skills
  • High level of professional integrity and discretion
  • Skilled at collaborating within and outside of department
  • Ability to turn long-form writing into concise social media content consistent with the company’s voice and tone
  • 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


  • Experience in a multi-location organization with multi-national/global communications and mining, natural resources or similar industry
  • Excellent social media, video, photography skills
  • Bilingual




  • Freeport-McMoRan promotes a drug/alcohol free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug testing and on-going random drug testing.
  • Personal protective equipment is required when performing work in a mine, outdoor, manufacturing or plant environment, including hard hat, hearing protection, safety glasses, safety footwear, and as needed, respirator, rubber steel-toe boots, protective clothing, gloves and any other protective equipment as required.

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 safey-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 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

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