Communications Specialist

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30 Apr 2020

Communications Specialist-COM000352

JOB SUMMARY

Are you dynamic, a keen innovator, a trend setter, or a disruptive thinker? Then Kellogg Europe is the place for you.

As the 3rd most reputable food and drink brand in Europe we have much to be proud of. We have a huge portfolio of over 1,600 tasty foods which includes iconic brands such as Tresor, Extra, Corn Flakes, Special K and Pringles.

At Kellogg, we believe there has never been a more exciting time to work in food. A culture of positively adapting to change has been crucial to our growth since the late19th century, when we first started making the foods that you know and love. Today, the world of food is changing fast and the challenge to stay ahead of the game is one that we are embracing!

Joining our regional communications team means you will play a role in developing and implementing internal and external communications strategies from our Brussels office, to support our French and Benelux businesses. The atmosphere in our team is fun, challenging and inspiring. The pace is fast and the projects are interesting. You will be a business partner with, and support, the FraBen Communications Lead, (based in Paris) in protecting and promoting Kellogg's reputation in France and Benelux.

Lead with us as you develop and activate our regional and local stories to deliver earned media coverage for our corporate communications, brand pr and social media to promote Kellogg's brands and drive our reputation. You will also support our Internal communications calendar and event to drive employee engagement.

You will collaborate with a diverse group of individuals from other functions our marketing, sales, wellbeing teams and other cross functional partners.

Be a part of a highly skilled and diverse team and a collaborative culture at Kellogg!

WHAT WILL I BE DOING?

As a Communications Specialist you will deliver exceptional results and:

  • Act as a communications business partner to mid-senior level marketing colleagues to identify and create PR worthy stories for our brands.
  • Provide guidance and direction to PR agency partners and review and approve in our internal approval system all PR materials to ensure communication is accurate, relevant and consistent with Kellogg corporate messaging and positions.
  • Provide support in the integrated planning process for earned media with marketing and PR agencies
  • Manage day-to-day activation of internal and external communications priorities.
  • Build advocacy for Kellogg brands and Pringles and tell stories via communication campaigns that inform and engage employees.
  • Support the Communications Lead in managing relationships with External Stakeholders and trade associations.
  • Create content and materials for multi-channel use, including social and digital

WHAT DO I NEED TO DEMONSTRATE?

  • Educated to degree level in communications, public relations, journalism, English or related discipline preferred.
  • Demonstrable experience in a mid-level external communications role, corporate communications and/or PR Agency.
  • Great influencing, project management skills and the ability to prioritise.
  • Working knowledge of the food industry, sustainability and related European policy matters
  • Fluency in French, Flemish and English is essential.

WHAT ELSE DO I NEED TO KNOW?

Kellogg is a diverse Employer, a gold member of the Lead Network, dedicated to meaningfully accelerate gender parity and drive inclusion in the European retail & FMCG value chain and committed to reaching 50:50 gender representation for all Leadership level roles by 2025.

Flexible working will mean different things to you based on your personal needs, the requirements of your role and how this supports you in achieving your goals at both work and home. We offer a range of options to work flexibly and conversations about flexible working are welcomed so please feel free to discuss at your interview.

We are also hugely committed to the communities that we work in and strive to give back as our founder did - you’ll see this in the school breakfast clubs programme and volunteering activities that we encourage all our employees to participate in.

THE FINER PRINT

Please note that we will only accept applications that are made to us via the link.

If you experience any difficulty when applying please contact European.Recruitment@kellogg.com

Please note that the closing date may be subject to change. We will interview suitable candidates as they apply, so please don’t hesitate to take this opportunity to submit your application as soon as possible.

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We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, disability, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, trans identity, marital status, sexual orientation, age, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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