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Communications Manager

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Date: 13-May-2022

Location: Melbourne, AU Hamilton, NZ

Company: Tetra Pak

At Tetra Pak we commit to making food safe and available, everywhere; and we protect what's good – protecting food, protecting people, and protecting the planet. By doing so we touch millions of people's lives every day. And we need people like you to make it happen.

Communications Manager

We are looking for a Communications Professional seeking to expand their communications career at Tetra Pak in this dynamic, broad-reaching role.  To deliver on our strategic goals, we are seeking a Communications Manager who will lead the activities to help further Tetra Pak’s brand and reputation in the region.  In this position, you will work across functions with colleagues from communications, sales, marketing and other areas to develop, implement and drive Tetra Pak’s communication strategy in Oceania. You will report to the communications director Japan & Korea/Oceania and you will be based in Oceania.  We are looking for an energetic candidate with a passion for learning, strong strategic thinking and a drive for results. In this role, you will work across a variety of communications disciplines and subject areas and communicate regularly with a wide range of audiences, including Tetra Pak employees, key opinion leaders in the food and beverage industry, customers and consumers.
The position is based in Melbourne or Hamilton New Zealand

What you will do
As a Communications Manager, you will: 
- In partnership with the communications director, develop a comprehensive communications plan  that supports the business priorities of  Tetra Pak Oceania.
- Drive implementation of communications activities: 
- Public relations– media relations, crisis communications, corporate social responsibility initiatives, press event planning and execution, presentation material development, thought leadership activities, industry association coordination, education campaigns
- Brand communications – maintenance of the company’s official channels and management of our presence online and in social media,  brand contents, sponsorships, events and tradeshows, campaigns
- Internal communications – internal news development and distribution, intranet optimization, leadership message development, town hall meeting planning and execution, internal event planning and execution. Also support the Managing Director’s activities with the internal audiences.
- Work with agencies to develop plans and materials in alignment with established communications strategy.
- Liaise with global communications professionals in implementation of communications activities.

Who you are
We believe you have: 
- At least 5 years’ relevant experience.
- Proven track record of successful communications projects and activities.
- Familiarity with digital communications tools, methods and trends.
- Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite; experience managing websites and familiarity with HTML preferred.
- You should be: A highly-driven and motivated individual with excellent communication skills.
- Quick to establish good working relationships with cross-functional and cross-cultural teams.
- Able to navigate and influence a multi-cultural and global organization and have the mindset to constantly challenge and disrupt the status quo.
- Able to synthesize large amounts of information and craft succinct, relevant, and impactful messages.
- Able to speak and write in English with proficiency.
- Highly proficient in Microsoft Office, particularly PowerPoint; experience managing websites and familiarity with Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, or other photo/design software preferred.
- A Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism or a related field.


We offer you

- Variety of exciting challenges with ample opportunities for development and training in a truly global landscape
- Culture that pioneers a spirit of innovation where our engineering experts drive visible results
- Equal opportunity employment experience that values diversity and inclusion

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If you are inspired to be part of our promise to protect what’s good; for food, people, and the planet, apply now.
Application closing date May 22
Please note applicants must be an Australian or New Zealand resident with full working rights in place