Purpose of the Job: The External Relations Executive is a member of the External Relations team and will support the implementation of the communications and public relations plan to protect and enhance the reputation and awareness of Philip Morris in Japan. The role is expected to build relations with the Japanese media, develop media pitches and work with stakeholders to tell compelling stories on PMI and PMJ's transformation, smoke-free vision, science and innovation, diversity and inclusion, sustainability and other key themes. Accountability: 1. Support execution of the corporate communications and public relations plan 2. Engage and pitch compelling stories on PMI/PMJ's transformation, smoke-free vision, science and innovation, sustainability, diversity and inclusion and other key themes to the media 3. Support the management of crisis and issues to mitigate the reputation of the company 4. Prepare media launch and story editorial calendar 5. Prepare summary reports including measurements of PR activities and programs 6. Maintain media list Requirements: - University Degree - Business level Japanese (speaking/writing) & Business level English - 3-4 years of professional experience with proven records in Communications, Journalism and Public Relations - Experience in working with other functions; able to deliver message effectively verbally and in writing

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