Lausanne, Switzerland


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. Your ‘day to day’ The Manager, Sustainability Communications contributes to and implements the PMI's agreed plans for constructive engagement with external media and business partners. This role is based in our Operations Center, in Lausanne, Switzerland. In this role, you will: • Develop and deploy strategic, integrated communications plans for the Sustainability team, working to best position the company's approach to sustainability to external media/stakeholders. • Develop and manage budgets, scopes of work and resources in support of Sustainability communications. • Lead and participate in cross-functional GC teams to implement global campaigns/projects, working with vendors, consultants, and senior internal stakeholders to manage key initiatives and projects • Provide recommendations and counsel to the Sustainability team, working closely with our Chief Sustainability Officer, on all external communications initiatives, inclusive of speaking opportunities, media interviews, report launches, byline creation and deployment and beyond. • Activate internal stakeholders to support and deliver key initiatives and programs (i.e. Integrated Report), providing briefings and guidance to deliver project results, liaising with colleagues across the business to extend awareness and reach of our sustainability strategy. • Deliver/execute on the strategic plans and programming, often working across functions and group to build consensus and approvals, and to broaden the awareness of the Sustainability activities within the company and beyond as a representation of PMI's active transformation. • Provide strategic corporate communications counsel and execution with external audiences, namely media. Offer guidance to internal stakeholders on the role corporate communications and provide counsel and support to them in this function. • Collaborate closely with the Sustainability and Finance teams on building the right kind of messaging (in terms of content, tone, and desired audience) to maximize the value and reach of our sustainability strategy. • Manage contact with external agencies, providing guidance and feedback to best support the business objectives and corporate narrative. Your profile: • University degree in related field • Experience in communications, ideally with experience in corporate communications and/or sustainability (either in-house or agency experience) • Demonstration of experience within the Sustainability sector (environmental, social and/or operational) • Experience working on public policy issues for a major corporation, international organization, and/or national government • Creative and a strong problem solver, with long term vision and perseverance • Good project management skills with dedication to follow-through and getting things done. • Excellent written and spoken English communications skills • High attention to detail and standards coupled with very good organizational and interpersonal skills • Team player; able to build excellent professional working relationships with peers and management in a multilingual and multicultural environment 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.