Manager Communications
Philip Morris International
Karachi, Pakistan
5d ago

JOIN THE REVOLUTION!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 dream up and deliver, better, brighter solutions and the space to move your career forward in endlessly different directions.

You’ll have the chance to create an impact. We're looking for a Manager Communications based in Karachi. Bring us your curiosity and a desire to challenge the everyday routine, and we’ll give you lots of responsibility.

You’ll help us improve, inject innovation and build new ways of working that span the whole world. PURPOSE Improve PM's credibility and reputation through external communications tools and platforms, KOL and media contacts to ensure the public and key partners have an accurate understanding of PMI's position.

The position requires a sound understanding of issues management including emerging regulatory and fiscal issues and developments.

Represent the company at designated meetings with external partners, primarily with the media, charity organizations and public agencies. ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Being fully aware of specific and general industry and PM issues and corporate positions on these matters. Attend industry, trade and other related meetings to build advocacy and also keep abreast of policy debates and trends.
  • Build awareness on PMI’s corporate image, its scope of activities and foster positive stories on a continuous basis; find opportunities to drive presence in media.
  • Develop strategies to manage issues and crisis; proactively engage relevant partners to manage reputational risks.

  • Plan and generate resources including audio visual content to drive PM’s positions mainly in print press and electronic media.
  • Organize briefings, background information sessions, field visits, meetings, and press conferences. Develop locally tailored arguments on major issues, aimed at designated target groups and communicate them exclusively and effectively.

  • Develop and implement a systematic plan to widen communications network, maintain and improve PM’s relations with the printed and electronic media.
  • Enhance media monitoring capability to establish and early warning system in order to drive a proactive approach

  • Track on a monthly basis the media coverage on PM and the industry issues to identify trends in the public opinion. This will be used to develop a monthly key journalist call plan to ensure a balanced and positive reporting on PM.
  • Establish strict KPI based measurement system to build a highly effective and performance driven team

  • Develop, plan and implement engagement activities for tobacco related interest groups (tobacco growers, wholesale trade and retailers) to enlist their support for industry issues in line with PM objectives, laws and policies
  • Assist Communications Director to maintain and improve contacts with business groups and optimally communicate PM’s position on critical matters.
  • Develop communication materials and briefs on critical material, liaise with relevant teams locally and globally to ensure full compliance and alignment.
  • Ensure localized, tailored and customized messages are disseminated to designated target groups exclusively and effectively. WORK EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION

  • Minimum 9 to 10 years communications experience in Media / PR / Corporate Affairs WHAT PMI OFFERS
  • We’re international. Our global workforce of more than 70,000 and our employees speak more than 80 languages
  • We’re flexible. your work fits you and not the other way round, thanks to our Flexible Work Arrangement Program
  • We’re a certified top employer! This position will advance your experience with innovative technologies, services, and processes.
  • Backed by an attractive salary and compensation package, you will work in a professional environment and team members from all over the world.

    PMI is the first multinational company in Switzerland to acquire the Equal-Salary label.

  • PMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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