Communications Specialist

  • Company: Unilever
  • Location: Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
  • Posted: March 05, 2017
  • Reference ID: 170002XZ
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Our Communicaton Specialist is to develop, lead and execute the MCO Communications programs, as well as lead/own the implementation and sustainability of the Internal Purpose. Leverage global Unilever Foodsolutions (UFS) and Unilever North America where possible to build the image and awareness.

  • Review current internal communication effectiveness including Town Halls, Customer Development weekly newsletter etc....
  • Create together with the MCO leadership team the annual communications program for internal and selective external UFS events.
  • Ensure use of the UFS Brand for internal and external material is in line with global guidance
  • Link with UFS Global as well as Unilever Retail Communications team in order to create an annual MCO Communications strategy & content plan
  • Use existing CRM Tool and new digital assets to drive the internal communications strategy.
  • Lead the internal execution and alignment of the UFS Purpose (Purpose Ambassador)
  • Organise and lead the UFS North AmericaTown Halls on a monthly or quarterly basis. Ensuring al functions leverages these forums.
  • Manage and lead selective external PR and public events where UFS will have an external presence / engagement – needs to be part of annual comms plan and not adhoc.
  • Support FSLT with announcements for key roles within organisation, update on strategy. This does not include WL1 appointments and changes, functional leader owns.
  • Management of communications budget to be agreed as part of MCO Communications plan

    Skills and Experience Needed to be Successful:

  • Company Communications strategy development
  • Ability to work well within tight deadlines and under pressure
  • PR & Media planning
  • Strong Digital, Computer skills (PowerPoint, Excel, Adobe) as well as Presentation skills
  • Strong Influencing skills
  • 5 year of internal UFS experience
  • Previous exposure to UFS Brand or equivalent

    Unilever offers a competitive compensation package which includes: Medical & Dental Plans, Life Insurance, including eligible spouses, domestic partners & children; Health Care Flexible Spending, Dependent Care, Retirement & Savings Plans, Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Vacation and Holidays. Please note: as part of the job application, you will be asked to complete pre-screening questions.

    Please note: as part of the job application, you will be asked to complete pre-screening questions. Completion of the pre-screening questions are mandatory in order to be considered. Please allow yourself plenty of time to complete both the application and pre-screening questions. If the pre-screening questions are partially answered or not at all, it will adversely affect the progress of your application. Please be aware that you will have to complete the pre-screening questions at once as you will be unable to return to it later.

    Unilever is an organization committed to diversity and inclusion to drive our business results and create a better future every day for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business.

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