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Internal Communications Specialist

Date:  27-Aug-2021
Country:  India
Function:  Communications


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.

Olam Information Services (OISL) is a captive subsidiary of Olam International, Singapore offering IT Services & Global Business Services across its operations in 65 countries in Asia, Africa, EU & Americas. In Chennai, we currently have onboard more than 1000 highly motivated employees. Olam Digital has received International Innovation Award 2019 for Best Services and Solutions.

Olam Global Business Services (OGBS) is a captive unit that offers End to End business process and analytics solutions. OGBS currently offers its solutions in 6 Platforms: Finance, Supply Chain, People services, Risk & Market Compliance, Big Data Analytics and Business Intelligence. At this moment, OGBS is located in City of Chennai, India and provides its services to over 20 countries. Olam GBS has received Best Shared Services in India Award – 2019, by Shared Services Forum and Asia’s No.1 Shared Services in Process Improvement and Value Creation, 2019 by Shared Services and Outsourcing Network Forum.

Job Description

  • Develop and implement marketing and communications campaigns and strategies and monitor their success
  • Create press releases, press kits, newsletters, and related marketing materials
  • Define and measure key performance indicators for each communications channel which will indicate a campaign's level of success
  • Create communication and marketing strategies for new products, launches, events, and promotions
  • Plan and manage the design, content, and production of all marketing and branding materials
  • Create internal communications protocols and initiatives that will foster employee moral
  • Determine strategic communications campaigns that will help further organizational goals
  • Oversee the creation of marketing and communications collateral to ensure that it is consistent with the organization's brand, including white papers, website copy, and more
  • Ensure Representation of the organization at events and press conferences
  • Directs in-house and external graphic designers, photographers, and other media-production specialists integral to the completion of marketing projects
  • Contributes ideas for new programs, researching and recommending innovative branding techniques.

Profile Description

  • Bachelor’s or Master's degree in communications, journalism, public relations or relevant field
  • Ability to work with leadership to take the pulse of overall business activity to identify cross-marketing opportunities
  • Ability to stay relevant (in-trend) of developments in the field of marketing and communications within the industry to foster ideas and innovation
  • A minimum of 7 years’ experience in managing internal/external/marketing communications for any reputed organization
  • Proven experience in creating targeted content is advantageous
  • Strong knowledge of communication practices and techniques
  • Excellent understanding of social media content management, Online collaboration/content creation/curation tools & good undertanding of SEO/SEM
  • Ablility to multitask and work well under pressure
  • Excellent organizational, leadership abilities, written and verbal communication skills.

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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