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Director, Global Communications

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Job ID 212411 Date posted 08/04/2022 Location : Mechelen, Belgium | Amsterdam, Netherlands | Antwerp, Belgium | Schiphol, Netherlands | Kalmthout, Belgium

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Job Purpose and Impact

The Director of Corporate Communications will develop and execute integrated internal and external communications strategies for Cargill’s protein business in Asia & Europe aligned to business priorities. In this role, you will drive communications strategy to shape and influence stakeholder perceptions, and work with cross functional colleagues in a global, matrixed organization. You will serve as a trusted advisor to business leadership and will be critical to building a narrative that delivers on business objectives and furthers the organization's mission of nourishing the world in a safe, responsible, sustainable way.

Key Accountabilities

  • Build and execute communications strategies to enhance the reputation of Cargill’s protein business in Asia & Europe and drive engagement for its 22,000 employees in nine countries.
  • Develop and execute communications campaigns and translate complex business topics into multifaceted, understandable content.
  • Provide strategic counsel to senior leaders to achieve business outcomes.
  • Partner with communications colleagues to align and advance key communications priorities within corporate channels. Analyze outcomes and data to drive and improve communications strategies. Proactively identify new opportunities and develop programs to continually improve our communications approach.
  • Develop plans and deliver results in multiple fast-changing business, regulatory and cultural environments, while leading and developing a team of communications professionals, coaching and making decisions related to talent management hiring, and performance.
  • You will also collaborate with managers and supervisors in your organization to ensure staff selections align with current and future needs.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience

  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills.

  • Minimum of six years of related work experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong business knowledge with a proven ability to use communications to drive business strategy.

  • Comfort developing strategy and rolling up sleeves to execute.

  • Three years of supervisory experience

  • Minimum eight years of essential communication or similar related work experience

  • Experience working in a global company


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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