Area Communications and CSR Manager, ECAA
Area Head of Corporate & Regulatory Affairs
The post holder is an integral part of the Region’s Corporate Communications team, develops, supports and implements proactive internal and external communications for the Area to a high professional standard. The post holder also contributes to employee engagement to deliver ambitious and successful business strategies.
Improve internal communication channels by providing effective opportunities for employees to engage Leadership Team members and reinforce business objectives.
Communicate a coherent corporate identity to external stakeholders.
Leverage media contacts to ensure adequate, balanced media coverage is received for corporate events, industry and business stories and corporate social responsibility initiatives in key media outlets in a timely manner.
Proactively manage the Company’s relationship with the media liaison to ensure effective and timely dissemination of accurate company data to the media.
Coordinate public relations/ corporate communication for key corporate events, and actively participate in and represent the company at various industry/ corporate events.
Ensure easy and timely access to relevant business information for employees at their respective levels of responsibility and understanding
Successfully identify and actively participate in at least one corporate social responsibility initiative/ activity, aligned to the corporate strategy.
Provide timely pieces on key achievements/ milestones in the Area for dissemination through Global communication channels
Mobilize internal stakeholders to actively support external corporate social responsibility initiatives
Skills & Experience:
2-3 years relevant experience in an FMCG in strategic communications, planning, implementation and measurement
Proven commercial knowledge, process improvements that have led to reduced costs and commercial decisions that had a direct impact on bottom line
Proven experience in influencing the shaping of policy, thinking or opinion among external stakeholders
Confidence and ability to influence, persuade and coordinate internal stakeholders, including advising senior managers
Sound judgment, ability to research and fact-check thoroughly and balance the demands of open communication with commercial/regulatory sensitivities
High quality written and verbal communication skills in fluent English
Strong interpersonal and team working skills
Fluency in a major language of the Area desired
Experience in media relations and campaigning
Business Related Degree, a qualification in Communications would be an added advantage.
British American Tobacco is an equal opportunity employer
The company reserves the right not to make any appointments as a result of the selection process.
An attractive remuneration package commensurate with the role will be offered to the successful candidate
We are an equal opportunities employer and are totally opposed to discrimination in any form. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all employees regardless of race, sex, colour, nationality, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, marital / partnership status, religion, age or disability.
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