Nicosia, Cyprus


External Affairs



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Be a part of a revolutionary change Times are changing at PMI. We have chosen to do something big. The world expects us to act responsibly. And we are doing just that by transforming our business by building a smoke-free future and creating products with the power to improve the lives of a billion smokers worldwide. External Affairs and Communications play a vital role in influencing public opinions so that lawmakers make policy and regulatory decisions that support our mission of a smoke-free future. In order for our submissions to regulators to be persuasive, or for our external engagement initiatives to resonate, our credibility is of paramount importance. If you’re passionate about building a smoke-free future and able to empathize with smokers, customers, colleagues, legislators, and governments, join us and put your skills on the world stage. Your ‘day to day’: • Design and deploy a strategy which enables PMI and PM CYPRUS’ corporate transformation and positions on the regulatory and fiscal regime for Reduced Risk Products (RRPs) to reach all corresponding audiences • Support the positions of PMI and PM CYPRUS with regards to regulatory and fiscal framework for RRPs • Build and develop an active network of media contacts • Closely monitor the fiscal and regulatory development both locally and at the EU level in order to develop relevant narratives that support the positions of the company • Handle media inquiries, prepare interviews, speeches, and presentation materials. Support members of the management team at public events • Create content, from idea to end-result, and combine with an all-channels strategy, while orchestrating its execution, matching channels with audiences • Work closely with all PM CYPRUS functions to understand the business, their work and needs, in order to accurately and timely address them • Represent the Company as a spokesperson and ensure that its views and positions are conveyed to the public and the media in a factual and timely manner • Align with other markets to create synergies and amplify messages Who we’re looking for: • Academic Background: University degree in Political Science , International Relations, Business, Media or Communications • A minimum of 8 years in a similar position. Previous experience in politics will be considered a plus. A media background would also contribute positively • Experience in a multi-cultural and fast-moving environment • Skilled in communication, collaboration, leadership, strategy • A natural ability to network and a firm belief in life-long learning. An existing network in Cyprus and EU level will be considered an asset • Fluent in speaking and writing in both Greek and English What’s in it for you We genuinely care about our people and we show this through living out our Employee Brand each and every day. It’s what connects every colleague in every market. Our success depends on the women and men who come to work every single day with a sense of purpose and an appetite for progress. At PMI you 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