Washington, D.C., United States


Global Communications



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Be a part of a revolutionary change At PMI, we’ve chosen to do something incredible. We’re totally transforming our business, and building our future on smoke-free products with the power to improve the lives of a billion smokers worldwide. With huge change, comes huge opportunity. So, wherever you join us, you’ll enjoy the freedom to dream up and deliver better, brighter solutions and the space to move your career forward in endlessly different directions. Global Communications is vital to our vision of building a smoke-free future. We’re the voice of PMI, proud to be delivering a new, positive message to the world. Join us and you’ll stretch your skills finding innovative ways to communicate one of the world’s most remarkable commercial changes. This is a challenge with the power to transform your career. We’re a highly collaborative team; it feels good to be working together, for a greater good. Here, you can experience the excitement of a 24-7 media operation and gain global exposure – we’re one of very few top businesses with a genuinely international comms operation. If you’re passionate about building a smoke-free future and able to empathize with smokers, non-smokers, customers, colleagues, legislators and governments, join us and put your skills on the world stage. We are therefore looking for a Partnerships Specialist to join our Global Transformation Communications team in either New York City or Washington, D.C. Your ‘day to day’ In this role, you will be accountable for supporting a network of global partners and consultants that help spread and solidify the authenticity of PMI’s vision for a Smoke-free Future. In parallel, you’ll act as the team project lead, organizing and running processes to keep work on track. You will: • Work with the team to build a globally recognized, quarterly convening hub for civil society, industry and NGO leaders to create shared visions of corporate transformation, the restoration of trust, increased transparency and shared progress toward public-private corporate social responsibility. • Identify, approach and enlist new partners and collaborators from a variety of sectors and expertise fields to publicly align themselves with PMI’s smoke-free vision. This includes alignment with the #Unsmoke vision and global dialogue. • Oversee the team’s project management as it pertains to vendor management, budget spend, as well as KPI development, measurement of success against objectives, and reporting. • Manage and (with external partners) co-create platforms for the constructive discussion of best practices in business transformation, engaging with global key opinion leaders and private sector experts, as part of efforts to take forward PMI’s message of global change and a smoke-free future. • Run project streams related to a variety of topics including the #Unsmoke campaign as they relate to strategic partnerships. • Collaborate with relevant teams to help craft a capability building offer that suits all seniority levels across a wide array of focus areas (e.g. communications trends, civil society engagement, transformation, communications, PR) to deliver against the comms objectives behind Unsmoke and the Smoke-free future. • Own continuous inflow of intelligence and research to inform VP GCT and peer decision making towards strategic targets. Who we’re looking for: • University degree in the areas of marketing /communication, digital/social media. • Prior experience in communications partnerships within international organizations. • Ability to collaborate with external stakeholders (NGO, private sector, media, academia) in a global environment towards delivering PMI’s vision of a smoke-free future. • Ability to connect the dots, outline and define processes using technology to streamline administrative tasks within the greater team. • Great teammate, who is comfortable forming relationships and working with internal stakeholders across seniority levels. • Able to work in a fast-paced environment, self-starter and fast learner. • Natural people motivator with the gravitas to represent the team's objectives across the organization. You should be legally authorized to work in the U.S. in order to apply for this role. What we offer Our success depends on the men and women who come to work every single day with a sense of purpose and an appetite for progress! Join PMI and you too can: • Seize the freedom to define your future and ours. We’ll empower you to take risks, experiment and explore. • Be part of an inclusive, diverse culture, where everyone’s contribution is respected; collaborate with some of the world’s best people and feel like you belong. • Pursue your ambitions and develop your skills with a global business – our staggering size and scale provides endless opportunities to progress. • Take pride in delivering our promise to society: to improve the lives of a billion smokers. PMI is an equal opportunity employer. #LIjobs