Tokyo, Japan


Global Communications



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Position Title: External Relations Executive Reports to: Director Communications Organization: Communications Philip Morris International: Building a Smoke-Free Future 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. THE ROLE 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. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. • Support execution of the corporate communications and public relations plan. • 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. • Support the management of crisis and issues to mitigate the reputation of the company. • Prepare media launch and story editorial calendar. • Prepare summary reports including measurements of PR activities and programs. • Maintain media list. QUALIFICATIONS • Undergraduate or graduate degree • 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. • Relationship with key media and bloggers • Ability to work with cross-functional teams • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communications skills • Verbal and written Communication skills in both Japanese (fluent/native) and English (business level) 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.   #LI-HA1 #LI-DNP #LI-DNI