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CORPORATE COMMUNICATION & EXTERNAL RELATIONS MANAGER

  • INDUSTRY & MANUFACTURING
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CORPORATE COMMUNICATION & EXTERNAL RELATIONS MANAGER in PANAMA CITY, PANAMA (m/f)

 

TASKS & RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Strategize and respond to the societal challenges and opportunities with direct impact to the business (plastic, recycling, recollection, micro plastic, genetically modified food, press releases, infant formula, environmental policy).
  • Manage the Corporate external Communication Strategy protecting and promoting the business’ reputation.
  • Develop and execute Corporate Enablers in strong collaboration and interaction with Sustainability.
  • Lead media issues, social issues and crisis management program roll-out and support.                                                         
  • Coordinate regional/market communications resources to ensure consistency of messages and external visibility.
  • Oversee and manage journalist inquiry.                                   
  • Develop consideration Corporate communications plan to ensure alignment, consistency of messages and external visibility.                                                   
  • Coordinate speaking opportunities strategy and manage editorial planning.                                          
  • Draft and oversee distribution of company materials, including news articles, press releases, videos, infographics, fact sheets, etc.                                            
  • Oversee and manage the media relations process, including journalist inquiry tracking and response, monitoring & evaluation.                                                 
  • News releases, statements, FAQs and responses.                                                 
  • Ensure media and social media monitoring.                                            
  • Ensure efficient corporate digital strategy to increase visibility                                                         
  • Manage Consideration plan to leverage awareness.
  • Organize / promote events at market level to develop visibility.                                                       
  • Ensure efficient crisis process implementation in Countries, linked with Operations.                                                    
  • Develop a strong network with Headquarters and Regional Corp Communication with the goal of aligning strategic approaches and developing the business consideration.                                                       
REQUIREMENTS
  • Minimum 4/5 years’ experience in media relations, corporate communications or similar campaigns in a complex, multi matrix, multinational environments.          
  • Proven experience in environmental related projects (recycling, industrial or manufacturing impact and sustainability).
  • Excellent networking and relationship building skills and the ability to interact with different cultures, levels and functions.                            
  • Experience connecting with entrepreneurs oriented to new trends in recycling and recollection.               
  • Managing or networking with NGOs                           
WHAT DO WE OFFER?

 

  • Location: Panama City, Panama
  • Travel involved: 30% of time traveling