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Communications Executive

Employer
Unilever
Location
City of London, London
Salary
Up to £46500 per annum
Closing date
17 Apr 2024

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Sector
Marketing and PR
Job Type
Temporary
Hours
Full-time

Job Details

We are currently seeking an interim Communications Executive, to work with our global FMCG client UL, renowned for brands such as Dove, Sure, Persil, and Simple, to become an integral part of their fast-paced FMCG environment.

The position can be based at either Blackfriars on London's Victoria Embankment, just a short walk from Blackfriars tube or Kingston-Upon Thames Site. This is a full-time temporary role for 6 Months requiring 36.25 hours per week, Monday to Friday. Compensation for this role is competitive, paying up to £46,500 per annum, pro rata, depending upon experience.

UL is one of the world's leading suppliers of Food, Home and Personal Care products with sales in over 190 countries and reaching 3.8 billion consumers a day. UL has more than 400 brands found in homes around the world, including Persil, Dove, Knorr, Domestos, Hellmann's, Wall's, Ben & Jerry's, Marmite, Magnum and Lynx. Faced with the challenge of climate change and the need for human development, we want to move towards a world where everyone can live well and within the natural limits of the planet. That's why our purpose is 'to make sustainable living commonplace".

The UniOps division plays a vital role in powering the Business Operations function and supporting all our teams across the globe. It brings together our technology and business services capabilities - including operations, technology, data, and analytics. It is the delivery engine that enables our Company to run every day making sure every employee has the tools and technology they need to deliver to do their roles. Through continuously reducing complexity, eliminating duplication and maximising impact saving both time and money, this enables the business to grow by allowing markets to increase their focus on developing and delivering brands and products that consumers love.

Role Description

We are looking for a detail orientated communicator, who is delivery focused and brings creative energy and confidence for a fast-paced environment. The ideal candidate will balance creativity with impact through collaboration and excellence in execution.

You will play a key role in the implementation of communication campaigns and programmes designed to engage and influence global internal audiences. Specifically, you will take responsibility for content creation, channel management and event planning (key engagement meetings, local TownHalls and employee engagement events) for global communications activities and key projects across UniOps.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Plan and execute internal communications and events for UniOps in Market teams and UniOps special projects. Delivering a range of activities including: Town Halls, Live Meetings, channel management (including Viva Engage, SharePoint) and campaigns.
  • Research and actively source and amplify local success stories, including working with colleagues on the writing and editing of content that goes into Townhalls, intranet articles and campaigns, alongside promoting these stories across UniOps core global channels.
  • Ensure all communications and events are aligned with the UniOps strategy and vision in both messaging as look and feel and therefore contributes to the overall UniOps communications plan.
  • Support the Business Operations and UniOps communications strategy through insightful, engaging and where necessary change communications to our colleagues and stakeholders.
  • Support delivery against an agreed plan of internal communications that support and align to key UniOps priorities.
  • Work closely with other communications colleagues in UniOps and the wider business to share compelling stories and content tailored to communicate to various audiences.
  • As a member of the UniOps Communications team contribute and drive the positioning of the UniOps brand with employees to drive engagement and sense of belonging.

Requirements:

  • Communications professional, ideally with an internal communications or transformation background, for a multi-national business
  • Microsoft apps/viva (comms tools) essential - must have experience and be able to use confidently.
  • Experience of supporting senior stakeholders
  • Experienced in managing physical and virtual events, and producing highly engaging creative content
  • Is a real team player. Keeps a balance between personal accountability and delivery through teamwork.
  • Excellent written communication skills combined with strong content production skills (Powerpoint, video, intranet (SharePoint), Poppulo)
  • Experience of partnering with others to deliver as a team
  • Strong planning and project management skills
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines
  • Is culturally sensitive and embraces diversity
  • Ability to work autonomously

Blackfriars working environment:

  • Iconic location on the Victoria embankment, modern working environment
  • Short walk from Blackfriars station
  • Staff shop discounted products
  • Free tea & coffee facilities
  • Onsite Deli and a restaurant open for breakfast and lunch
  • Gym is available for use subscription required.

Company

A job at Unilever is a career made by you, with development opportunities, benefits and a working culture that embraces diversity. So whether you’re looking for an internship, apprenticeship, graduate opportunities, or a job opening to progress your professional career, at Unilever you can shape your own path as you work with the brands and people that drive our sustainable business growth.

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