The successful candidate will manage the external communications strategy which will reflect the Company’s views on a wide range of topics including the regulatory environment, taxation, the illegal trade of tobacco, public relations and any other issue deemed necessary to protect the commercial and reputation interests.
Also, the person is in charge the key local CSR programmes to drive sustainable, positive impact.
Develop and implement the overall external communications strategy for Taiwan market
Manage the development and operation of effective communications for external stakeholders so that the Company is speaking with consistency on the issues affecting its business
Support the Corporate Affairs function from a communications perspective in its political engagement activities in light of the regulatory challenges and industry issues the business faces in Taiwan
Successfully develop national media relations program including campaigns, editorials and press releases to bring balance to the debate, defend the company position and enhance its reputation Identify local CSR programmes
Manage and establish CSR relationships with main beneficiaries; maintain reporting / inspection procedures to achieve agreed outcomes and deliver real change and impact to enhance inclusiveness in the community
Manage call center with a view to providing continuously enhanced customer services; mitigate potential reputation risks and prevent cases from turning into a crisis
Cross-functional collaboration and communications support across the Company as and when needed
University degree in Communications, PR, Journalism, or related subject
Minimum of five years’ experience as a Communications Specialist
Experience in an international environment or multinational company ideally FMCG would also be desirable
Experience in event management would be a plus
Business Level English speaking and writing required
Functionally native Chinese speaking and writing required
Must have a passion for writing with proof of actual articles / editorial developed
Excellent communications skills, a true team player with the confidence and ability to communicate at all levels within the business and with key external partners
Strong interpersonal skills and cultural sensitivity
Excellent attention to details and good control of work schedules are must
About the organisation
Today, The Company has more than 45,000 employees driving the success all over the world. The mission is to nurture our internationally recognised brand roster while leading the way in Reduced-
Risk Products and new ways of doing business. The Company is committed to making our business not only the fastest growing of its kind, but also the most innovative and sustainable run.
As part of the journey to increasing the sustainability of everything they do, and the commitment to being a truly responsible business, They are looking at all aspects of the business;
from how they run our factories to providing all their employees with equal opportunities