Community Investment Advisor


  • Team: Government and Stakeholder Relations
  • Location: Calgary, Alberta or Denver, Colorado
  • Closing: 11:59pm, 27th Nov 2022 MST

Job Description

Meet Enerplus  

We're an independent North American exploration and production company focused on developing our high-quality assets through a disciplined, returns-based capital program. This focus, accountability, and our people will help us deliver differentiated long-term shareholder value. We are proud of what we do and how we do it. Our core values include a commitment to developing our resources responsibly and profitably while positively contributing to society. Consistent with this commitment, we work to ensure that our operations remain safe, resilient, and sustainable. Operational excellence in a safe and responsible manner is our number one priority.

We strive for a workplace where everyone feels welcome and can actively participate and contribute. Our company is made up of skilled people with diverse backgrounds and experience. We are innovative, motivated, and accountable. This extends to how we work and the flexibility we provide employees. Our Flexible Work Location Program is just that. Leaders and employees have shared accountability to determine the ideal remote and in-office time mix. We aim for an environment that supports individual work location preferences while optimizing productivity, engagement, well-being, and overall performance in every role and team across the company. 


The Opportunity  

We have an opening for a Community Investment Advisor in our Government and Stakeholder Relations team and can be located in either Calgary, Alberta or Denver, Colorado. This position will report to the Government and Stakeholder Relations Manager and will support activities related to corporate partnerships, donations, sponsorship, workforce volunteerism, and event management as directed. This role will also involve administrative activities related to corporate stakeholder/community budgeting and reporting, financial transactions, and effective cost stewardship. The successful candidate will be a strong performer in a collaborative and supportive team-work environment and be comfortable with a busy workload in a small, but mighty team! Community Investment, ESG and Stakeholder Communications experience would be an asset. 

What You Will Do  

  • Contribute to Enerplus’ stakeholder and community investment strategy and its tactical execution to drive shared value for Enerplus and for our operating communities across Canada and the United States 

  • Work with the stakeholder relations manager to maintain and build external stakeholder relationships including CI partners, peer networks and other stakeholder groups 

  • Manage Enerplus’ employee Match it Up and volunteer program 

  • Working in coordination with your leader, for field site community relations leads and providing regular guidance and support for strategy and execution 

  • Provide advisory support to corporate community initiatives  

  • Complete monthly and quarterly budget and administrative tasks associated with CI responsibilities and transactions in Enerplus' giving platform (Smartsheets/other) 

  • Support corporate budget management and reporting, and work to identify opportunities to improve efficiencies and prioritize high-value activities 

  • Collaborate with the Enerplus communications team to provide key stakeholder messaging, profile stakeholder/community investments and assist in story sharing with key audiences (internal/external)  

  • Research and stay current on new and emerging community investment trends (e.g. employee engagement, volunteerism, performance measurement, etc.) 

The Requirements  

  • Post-secondary degree/diploma in communications, public/government relations, or a related field  

  • Five to eight years of related work experience 

  • Able to travel between Canada and the United States 


What You Bring  

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills appropriate at all levels of an organization, including senior leadership 

  • Digital and social-media savvy  

  • Ability to manage multiple projects in a deadline-driven environment 

  • Creativity, bringing recommendations forward with direct ties to community/stakeholder activities and corporate priorities 

  • Proactive and self-initiating work style, while demonstrating sound judgment and skill working in a team-focused group 

  • Solution oriented approach with ability to see opportunities for collaboration with extended team members to increase efficiencies and maximize opportunities 

  • Strong interest and passion for stakeholder and community investment work and an understanding of its business value 


We encourage anyone to apply without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or any other applicable status protected by Federal, State/Provincial or local law.   

Enerplus uses an innovative recruitment platform called Applied. Your application will be reviewed blindly - removing unconscious bias and promoting fair and smart hiring decisions. When you apply, you will be asked to answer a set of questions related to this position. Your answers will be made anonymous prior to being reviewed by the hiring team. We look forward to hearing about your experience with Applied.   

We thank all applicants for your interest and effort in applying. We only contact candidates selected for interviews. By applying, you consent to the collection, use and necessary disclosure of personal information provided during the application and selection process.   



Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You’ll need a CV/résumé, but it’ll only be considered if you score well on the anonymous review

Applications closed Mon 28th Nov 2022


Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You’ll need a CV/résumé, but it’ll only be considered if you score well on the anonymous review

Applications closed Mon 28th Nov 2022