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Communication Specialist

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085631 Requisition #

Position Description:

In collaboration with the regional Communications and Corporate Social Responsibility teams, the successful candidate will 1) ensure Barrick’s Turquoise Ridge mine site’s communication strategies, policies and standardized systems and processes are used to effectively deliver information to employees, their families and the community and 2) participate in and ensure active involvement in activities within the community that positively promote Turquoise Ridge.


  • Developing internal communications strategies, programs and content using resources across the departments to measurably improve team member understanding and commitment to strategic objectives and help staff understand and engage in the mission and vision of the Turquoise Ridge mine.
  • Collecting information and documentation required to generate communication content
  • Writing and producing media content to align the messages with the image and reputation that the business wants to project
  • Champion campaigns and internal communication and community relations projects for Turquoise Ridge mine
  • Implementing community outreach programs, organizing events, coordinating volunteers that will promote the site’s mission
  • Developing, monitoring and managing e-media content to ensure effectiveness of messaging
  • Perform other duties as assigned



  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, public relations, marketing or related field and/or a minimum of three (3) years of communication or related experience required
  • Communications experience in the mining sector or industrial company preferred
  • Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook, Power Point) proficiency required
  • Adobe creative suite or similar design platform experience required
  • Experience leading audiovisual and photographic documentation of editorial and strategic contents preferred
  • Communicate effectively in both written and oral forms; strong writing skills including copywriting and editing skills required
  • Knowledge of AP style guidelines
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of current communication trends, including digital media/social media
  • Prioritizing and managing complex projects and confidential data required
  • A creative thinker with a desire, willingness and ability to execute engaging communication programs or initiatives required
  • Ability to work varied shifts, including weekends, to cover site and community events required



Other factors that will be considered are employee performance, length of service, and work history.



What we can Offer You 

  • A comprehensive compensation package including bonuses benefits, and stock purchase plans where applicable

  • Ability to make a difference and lasting impact

  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team

  • An Opportunity to transform Traditional Mining into the future of Digital Mining

  • Opportunities to grow and learn with the industry colleagues are endless

  • Access to a variety of career opportunities across Barrick locations

  • Barrick is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.


About Barrick


Barrick is the gold industry leader with a vision of wealth generation through responsible mining; wealth for our owners, our people, and the countries and communities with which we partner.  Our objective is to maintain and grow industry-leading margins, driven by innovation and our digital transformation; managing our portfolio and allocating capital with discipline and rigor; and leveraging our distinctive partnership culture as a competitive advantage. We aim to cultivate a high-performance culture defined by the following principles: a deep commitment to partnership, consistent execution, operational excellence, disciplined capital allocation, and continual self-improvement. We are obsessed with talent, and seek out fresh perspectives and challenging ourselves to think differently as we transform Barrick into a leading 21st century company.


The Turquoise Ridge property is located in the Potosi Mining District, about 43 miles northeast of Winnemucca, Nevada. Barrick is the operator and 75% owner of the mine with Newmont owning the remaining 25%.


Barrick is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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