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Senior Communications Manager

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Job ID 150025 Date posted 09/28/2021 Location : Bergen, Norway

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 155,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s animal nutrition and health business, where we improve lives through better nutrition. Our team researches, innovates and creates solutions that deliver healthy results for our customers.


Job Purpose and Impact

The Communications Senior Manager will develop and align the internal and external communication strategy and take the lead for the communications within the Cargill Aqua Nutrition business in the North Sea to support employee engagement and drive business growth. In this role, you'll work closely with the media relations, digital and social teams as well as internal/external partners including business leaders. You'll work closely with the managing directors to collaborate with the global and regional communication teams, focusing on internal team engagement within our broader team to drive success. You will be essential to building and executing a communications plan that delivers on our business objectives and fosters our mission of nourishing the world in a safe, responsible, sustainable way.

Key Accountabilities

  • Develop regional strategy in support of Cargill Aqua Nutrition in Norway and Scotland in alignment with the global group communications strategy, to drive effective internal and external communications.
  • Advise regional leadership on effective communications with employees and other critical stakeholders internally and externally.
  • Drive collaboration between integrated teams from various communications practices to build and implement the strategy.
  • Lead, coordinate and execute internal communication campaigns in the region from a content perspective across multiple channels to drive employee engagement and alignment around key business priorities.
  • Provide customer-facing teams with key messages and support around issues and key business initiatives, in partnership with marketing and commercial excellence.
  • Serve on issues management response teams, alongside Government Relations, Corporate Responsibility and other global functions, to manage Cargill’s reputation and license to operate.
  • Use global communications common tools, templates and processes to facilitate integrated communications across Cargill.
  • Independently handle complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating only the most complex issues to appropriate staff.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience
  • Vendor selection and request for proposal process
  • Proficient skills in Microsoft Office and PowerPoint
  • Good understanding of communications channels and content development for those channels
  • Extensive experience with a variety of communications strategies used within a global, matrixed organization
  • Minimum of five years of related work experience
  • Excellent writing abilities in Norwegian and English.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Strong business acumen to advise leadership and effectively partner with marketing and sales teams
  • Ability to motivate and guide employees who report indirectly
  • Ability to translate complicated messaging into easily understood language
  • Familiarity with food and nutrition topics
  • Experience and knowledge from the seafood industry.
  • Strong business knowledge with a demonstrated ability to use communications to drive business strategy .
  • Strong executive presence with experience writing for senior leaders and coaching them on delivery of messages .

Our Offer
We provide a fast paced stimulating international environment, which will stretch your abilities and channel your talents. We also offer competitive salary and benefits combined with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.


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