We are looking for a Communication and sustainability associate to manage our external and internal communications. You will promote a positive public image and control the dissemination of information on our company’s behalf.
Phenomenal communication and copywriting skills make a strong communications specialist. Experience in corporate communications and project management are important qualities too.
Your enthusiasm and positive attitude will help you gain the trust of colleagues and external parties alike.
Develop effective corporate communication strategies
Manage internal communications (memos, newsletters etc.)
Draft content (e.g. press releases) for mass media or company website
Organize initiatives and plan events or press conferences
Liaise with media and handle requests for interviews, statements etc.
Collaborate with marketing professionals to produce copy for advertisements or articles
Perform damage control in cases of bad publicity
Facilitate the resolution of disputes with the public or external vendors
Assist in communication of strategies or messages from senior leadership
Ensure that a relationship is built and maintained with all relevant stakeholders in the communities around the brewery, Government Ministries, Department, Agencies and regulators.
Ensure that the government relations program effectively manages regulatory risks.
Ensure that the company is represented on key trade and industry organizations / bodies (including task forces and special groups) where the company should be represented, and that the most appropriate company representatives participate.
Ensure that the views, positions and agenda of the company are effectively represented and supported by other members of key trade and industry bodies.
Implement company initiatives, projects and partnerships around agriculture responsibility and sustainability issues and demonstrably build reputation for the company among key stakeholders.
Ensure that these reputation building activities are effectively leveraged among government officials, policy makers and with NGOs.
Plan, undertake and oversee regulatory inspections and activities on the site. Proactively liaise with other departments to understand their regulatory needs and take steps to action those requests.
Ensure that a company’s products comply with the regulations of the regions where they want to distribute them.
5-7 experience in Communication-related positions in an advertising agency, FMCG etc
Working knowledge of MS Office; photo and video-editing software is an asset
Excellent communication (oral and written) and presentation skills
Outstanding organizational and planning abilities
Proficient command of English
BSc / BA in public relations, communications, or relevant field