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Assistant Communications Manager, Beauty & Wellbeing

Unilever

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Englewood Cliffs, NJ
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Job Overview:

Title: Assistant CommuniBackground & Purpose of the Job

At Unilever we make household brands used by 3.4 billion consumers every day.

We are 148,000 people working in factories, laboratories, offices, and homes around the world. We are determined to prove that our purpose-led, future-fit business model delivers superior performance.

As part of Unilever’s new Compass Organization, Beauty & Wellbeing (B&W) is a recently formed Business Group, representing approximately 20% of global turnover. B&W is home to some of Unilever’s most exciting categories including Skin Care, Hair Care, Prestige and Vitamins, Minerals & Supplements (VMS), with brands including Dove, Sunsilk, Clear, Vaseline, Dermalogica, Ren and OLLY in its portfolio.

This position will be responsible for the execution and coordination of the Beauty & Wellbeing communications department initiatives, activities and events related to media relations, employee communications and external affairs.

Who You Are & What You’ll Do

  • Support the implementation and management of a comprehensive internal communications strategy
  • Create and build content for internal communications channels and external social media channels
  • Manage distribution lists and databases for employee communications, media relations and external affairs activities
  • Support the design and execution of internal events, ranging from town halls to internal branding and leadership events
  • Support all employee organizational announcements
  • Organization of the internal communications editorial calendar
  • Assist with the development of PR tools and assets, including PR strategies, press releases and Q&As
  • Partner with Senior Manager to create a PR cadence to identify appropriate pitch angles to support product launches and newsworthy press hooks
  • Lead the development and maintenance of a communications dashboard to track KPIs for various department programs
  • Assist team in tracking expenses against department budget
  • Process purchase orders and reconcile within financial management system
  • Help prepare presentations and reports for team activities as needed
  • Work with internal teams and external agencies to deliver multiple overlapping activities in a fast-paced environment

What You’ll Need To Succeed

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism, or related field
  • Minimum of 2-3 years of experience in communications or marketing preferred
  • Outstanding interpersonal and collaboration skills required
  • Excellent writing skills with strong attention to detail
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Microsoft Office Suite skills, especially PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook
  • Must be entrepreneurial, resourceful, and comfortable working in a small team environment where self-sufficiency is essential
  • People skills to engage stakeholders at all levels and operate successfully within a global matrix organization
  • A team player who has a growth mindset and a spirit of service
  • Experience with email distribution programs
  • Invoice and budget management skills
  • Temperament to remain calm when under tight timelines
  • Ability to be flexible in prioritizing and multi-tasking
  • Experience with SharePoint maintenance and administration preferred

For office-based, Research & Development, and remote positions, proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required to be eligible for employment. Religious and/or medical accommodations will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

What We Can Offer You

Culture for Growth | Top Notch Employee Health & Well Being Benefits | Every Voice Matters | Global Reach | Life at Unilever | Careers with Purpose | World Class Career Development Programs | Check Out Our Space | Focus On Sustainability

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Unilever is an organization committed to diversity and inclusion to drive our business results and create a better future every day for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. For more information, please see Equal Employment Opportunity Posters

Employment is subject to verification of pre-screening tests, which may include drug screening, background check, credit check and DMV check.

If you are an individual with a disability in need of assistance at any time during our recruitment process, please contact us at NA.Accommodations@unilever.com. Please note: This email is reserved for individuals with disabilities in need of assistance and is not a means of inquiry about positions or application statuses.