Communications Manager, Corporate Communications, Valio
Applications by: 24 August 2017
For further information on the position, contact marketing director Ann-Mari Hämäläinen, tel. +358 10 381 2744 / Tuesday 15 August between 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. and Thursday 17 August between 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.
With a turnover of €1.6 billion, Valio is the largest dairy company in Finland. Valio is owned by Finnish dairy farmers through their co-operatives. For over 100 years, Valio has operated out of love for Finnish milk. Valio has several local operations in Finland and companies in Russia, Sweden, Denmark, the Baltic Countries, the USA and China.
At Valio, we want to meet consumers’ needs, surpass their expectations and offer experiences for everyday life and festive occasions. Our starting point is innovation in development of both services and products. Come to work in the great #Valiojengi! We have an interesting position open in our marketing and communications team for a skilled communication professional.
As Communications Manager, you will be responsible for corporate communication at group level in Finland and other countries where Valio operates. Your work will be guided by annual operational plans and communications budget.
Your responsibilities will include:
- Group-level communication for Valio, including financial communication
- Strategy communication
- Responsibility communication
- Crisis communication
You will work in close association with Valio’s executive board and communications team, as well as subsidiaries/country organisations. Other partners you will be collaborating with include communications agencies.
Your duties require prioritising and leadership skills, and a professional, communicative approach in urgent and even unexpected situations. As a writer, you are a productive professional and can get your point across in a concise form.
- degree-level qualification (majoring in communications)
- at least five years’ broad operational experience in different kinds of communication tasks (e.g. financial communication, corporate communication, crisis communication, brand journalism)
- fluency in both Finnish and English in writing
- good presentation skills
- skills in media relations
We appreciate communication experience in a multinational organisation.
At Valio, you will get an excellent position to develop and evolve in the most innovative dairy company in the world and a productive and positive working community.
For further information about Valio, visit: www.valio.fi.
Please send your application, including CV and salary request, by 24 August 2017 through the job application page.
See you #yhdessäpöydässä!