About Us

The Kraft Heinz Company is one of the largest food and beverage companies in the world, with eight $1 billion+ brands and global sales of approximately $25 billion. We’re a globally trusted producer of high-quality, great-tasting, and nutritious foods for over 150 years. Our brands are truly global, with products produced and marketed in over 40 countries. These beloved products include condiments and sauces, cheese and dairy, meals, meats, refreshment beverages, coffee, infant and nutrition products, and numerous other grocery products in a portfolio of more than 200 legacy and emerging brands.

No matter the brand, we’re united under one vision: To sustainably grow by delighting more consumers globally. Bringing this vision to life is our team of 39,000+ food lovers, creative thinkers, and high performers worldwide. Together, we help provide meals to those in need through our global partnership with Rise Against Hunger. We also stand committed to responsible, sustainable practices that extend to every facet of our business, our consumers, and our communities. Every day, we’re transforming the food industry with bold thinking and unprecedented results. If you share our passion – and are ready to create the future, build a legacy, and lead as a global citizen – there’s only one thing to do: join our table and let’s make life delicious!

Our Culture of Ownership, Meritocracy and Collaboration

We're not afraid to think differently. Embrace new ideas. Dream big. We empower our people at every level – from entry-level intern to senior leader – to own their work. We share a responsibility to think like Owners – to be mindful of the collective and sustained success of Kraft Heinz – which we apply to every situation, every day.

As part of Kraft Heinz, you're supported to grow and achieve. You’re expected to bring your authentic self to work every day, to lead with humility, and drive outstanding performance at every level – and you’ll be rewarded. You’re given opportunities to leave a mark and build a legacy. But you won’t do it alone. You’re supported by passionate teammates along the way, and our collective, collaborative spirit fuels our incredible progress.

General information

All posting locations: Amsterdam, , Netherlands

Job Function: 08 - PR/Communications & Regulatory

Department: 08 - 02 - Internal Communications

Date Published: 08-Sep-2021

Job Type: Regular

Description & Requirements

About the Position

We have a phenomenal opportunity available for an experienced Internal Communications Manager to make a difference at Kraft Heinz! This position lies within the Continental Europe (CE) Business HQ and is located in our Amsterdam office. You’ll be working in a robust team- alongside peers always seeking to reach the next level for Comms to play a role as strategic asset for the company. This role reports into the Corporate Communications Manager Continental Europe and focuses on building and executing an outstanding internal communications strategy in Benelux (40%) and contributing to CE HQ (30%) strategy. You’re constantly driving improvement activities through a growth mindset- further engaging both our internal and external consumers.


In brief- you will be responsible for;

Internal communications (70%)

  • Propose- execute and deliver comms strategy for the Benelux country
  • Contribute to the internal comms plan- agenda and its periodical routines within our Continental Europe business unit
  • Generate and implement new ideas for content and fresh formats in line with communication strategy and with the evolving needs of our internal partners in a hybrid way of working
  • Design and embed cross-functional communications templates- frameworks and guidelines for internal communications
  • Develop key messages to support campaigns/projects- ensuring alignment with corporate narrative and serve as project coordinator
  • Ensure compliance with content standards
  • Coordinate- host and follow up on internal events and activities- such as learning sessions- Townhalls
  • Driving projects related to Diversity & Inclusion
     

External communications (30%)

  • Contribute to building and developing our external corporate communications strategy and execution (i.e. earned media/press- LinkedIn)
  • Connecting with our external PR agency to further drive external exposure and build company positive reputation


 

 Qualifications


Hard Skills and Capabilities
 

  • At least a completed bachelor degree
  • 3+ years demonstrated ability in internal communications or a similar position (strategic or marketing communications- public relations or related experience)
  • Proficient English and Dutch is required.
  • Excellent writing skills- Powerpoint champion and strong competencies related to artwork and visualization (e.g. Canva)
  • Strong ability to lead and drive projects from communications perspective. Ability to deal and coordinate with a lot of different partners in the CE BU and with different countries
  • Experience with video editing and digital communication is a strong advantage


 

Professional Attributes

Communication Skills

  • With us- you’ll easily be exposed to senior management- no matter your level. Therefore- it’s important you have excellent interpersonal skills to deal with all kinds and levels of different stakeholders.
     

Confident / Ability to give pushback

  • You’re a go getter- you’re not easily thrown off your game- not even when you get resistance.
     

Ability to Simplify

  • We like to keep it simple. And to execute fast. Your logical reasoning skills will be highly appreciated- when providing simple solutions dealing with complex challenges.
     

Curiosity- positivity & enthusiasm

  • You’re curious- positive and enthusiastic and are able to think in a creative way.
     

Project management skills

  • Time management has no secrets for you. You’re organized- structured and always have an overview of all the results. You know how to bring multiple projects to a successful ending within the given timeframe.
     

Emotional intelligence

  • We highly value people who demonstrate the ability to put themselves in the shoes of someone else- anticipating reactions and feelings and find the right words to connect with effective story telling.

What we offer you

  • An ambitious employer; we only want to the best for you;
  • A fast career track like only few other companies can match;
  • A competitive salary and excellent bonus structure (above market);
  • Permanent contract; for we believe in doing big bets on people;
  • Always room for new ideas and insights; if you have an excellent idea- please let us know- and we can set it in action!
     

Location: Amsterdam

Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity