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Communication Manager

Date:  19-Jan-2023
Country:  Thailand
Function:  Communications
Sub-Function:  Internal Communication





 

About Us

Olam International is a leading food and agri-business supplying food, ingredients, feed and fibre to over 19,800 customers worldwide. Our value chain spans over 60 countries and includes farming, processing and distribution operations, as well as a sourcing network of 4.8 million farmers. Through our purpose to 'Re-imagine Global Agriculture and Food Systems', Olam aims to address the many challenges involved in meeting the needs of a growing global population, while achieving positive impact for farming communities, our planet and all our stakeholders. Headquartered and listed in Singapore, Olam currently ranks among the top 30 largest primary listed companies in terms of market capitalisation on SGX-ST.

Job Description

  • Lead and drive the effective execution of global communication campaigns in the region that support business strategy and goals
  • Drive internal alignment and understanding of Olam Agri’s strategy and business priorities, purpose, values and other priority areas; be accountable for supporting and driving employee engagement in the region through effective content creation
  • Develop content calendar for the region
  • Work closely with colleagues in the region to curate stories from countries across the region and deliver great content (articles, videos, stories) to global and local employees
  • Support regional leadership with effective internal communications; including announcements, engagement and presence on enterprise social network, and events
  • Monitor metrics of enterprise social network in the region to improve engagement and identify opportunities
  • Identify and develop compelling content to support the company’s external positioning and business priorities to engage external audiences such as, and including media, events and speaker engagements
  • Working with comms colleagues, create and deliver communications materials including press releases, key messages, factsheets, presentations, briefing materials and other related communications materials

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Journalism, Marketing, Communications or a related discipline
  • Minimum 6 years of communications experience, preferably both with media/agency and in-house
  • Excellent editing and writing abilities in English, good stakeholder management and communication skills, excellent attention to details, awareness of deadlines
  • Proficiency in at least one other Asian language is highly desirable – Thai, Vietnamese, Chinese.
  • Proven skills and results in managing communication campaigns
  • Media relations experience working with business, trade and national media (print, broadcast, online)
  • Experience with event management and working with event companies to run events
  • Good visual communication skills with experience in producing content in different formats including enterprise social media posts, video scripts, blogs, GIFs, etc
  • Excellent knowledge of Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, and other social media best practices
  • Good understanding of social media KPIs
  • Some local and international travel may be required

Olam is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, nationality, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Applicants are requested to complete all required steps in the application process including providing a resume/CV in order to be considered for open roles.

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