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: London, , United Kingdom

Job Function: 08 - PR/Communications & Regulatory

Department: 08 - 02 - Internal Communications

Date Published: 10-Jun-2022

Job Type: Regular

Description & Requirements

We are looking for an experienced Communications professional for our International team. The role is instrumental in ensuring our business strategy is embedded and understood across the International Zone- employees understand and support our company Purpose- Vision and Values- as well as the strategic vision of our Senior Leadership Team- and our International Zone is closely connected through regular and effective communications. Reporting to the Director of Corporate Communications- International- you will play a key role in helping to develop and cascade our international communications strategy- ensuring quality and excellence across the Zone.

Accountabilities

Internal Comms strategy:

  • Work closely with the Corporate Communications Director to develop and deliver our Zone-wide Internal Communications plan- aligning with our Global communications approach and supporting our International business strategy- Purpose- Vision- and Values
  • Cascade the IZ comms plan to the BUs- working closely with local Comms leads to adapt for local needs and priorities
  • Provide input into and help deliver the global comms channel strategy- ensuring each channel has a purpose- Zone content is developed appropriately for the appropriate channels- and BUs adopt channel processes / governance
  • Coordinate and maintain a Zone-wide communications calendar- ensuring a steady cadence for Zone and BU comms- and alignment with Global communications objectives
  • Pilot a new employee engagement channel- feeding into the global strategy from an International POV- socializing it to BUs and key collaborators across the IZ- and helping to drive adoption and trial at launch

Content Development & Communications Execution:

  • Responsible for maintaining quality and consistency of messaging across the IZ- ensuring all central messaging and storytelling supports- and reflects- our global narrative and approach
  • Partner with the extended comms team- and lead the execution of all proactive internal communications routines including a quarterly Townhall with Zone LT- annual leadership convention- a monthly newsletter- key campaigns/initiatives- organisational announcements and functional leadership communications
  • Lead the story-mining process for IZ- unearthing compelling people- brand and business stories from our BUs to showcase across the Zone and globally; you will actively engage in a central editorial planning process with global comms leads- bringing great story ideas and developing compelling content for use globally / Zone-wide
  • Own the development of template materials and creative campaign assets for use across the Zone- and for localisation within BUs
  • Support the Corporate Communications Director with crisis communications and / or be part of an incident response team as needed
  • Support the smooth and efficient running of our International internal communications team- ensuring all Zone communications plans- priorities- communications materials and assets- and best-practices are shared in a timely and efficient way
  • Act as a central point of contact for all internal communications leads across the Zone- working with them closely on execution of International Zone priorities and local BU initiatives
  • Collaborate regularly with internal communications leads in the Global team and across North America- coordinating on key initiatives
  • Develop and maintain regular routines with key internal customers across P&P- DI&B- ESG- Business Resource Groups (BRGs)- Operations and within our International Headquarters (IHQ)

Qualifications & Experience

  • Significant experience managing internal and external communications- corporate communications- issues management- and leadership engagement- ideally in a fast-paced global commercial organisation or in a client-facing role
  • Experience and comfort level working with HR- with an understanding of the unique needs this function has
  • Degree level education- with a background in public relations- journalism or marketing
  • 8+ years of experience working in a public relations / marketing communications function
  • Strong project management and leadership skills with outstanding organisational- budget management and planning skills
  • Strong communication skills- both written and verbal. A strong command of the English language and the ability to simplify complicated messages
  • Comfortable communicating with all levels- and able to instil confidence in senior leadership and peers
  • Skilled in dealing with sensitive- complex and confidential issues and situations
  • A familiarity with ESG communications
  • Commercially astute and able to align your objectives with that of the wider business
  • Self-motivated- able to work autonomously: a bias for action- reliable- excellent presentation skills
  • Confident bringing new ideas

What we offer you

At Kraft Heinz- we’re not afraid to think differently. Embrace new ideas. Dream big. It all comes down to the way we empower our people to own their work. It’s true: Our employees are what makes us successful. As part of the Kraft Heinz family you’re supported to grow and achieve and will be recognised and rewarded for outstanding performance at every level. You’re given the opportunity to leave your mark and build legacies. But you won’t do it alone. This is where our values and teamwork thrives and collaborative spirit fuels every day.

Inclusion matters to us

Everyone is welcome at our table. In fact- we thrive on learning and growing from our diverse group of backgrounds and perspectives.

Doesn’t matter who you are- where you’re from- or who makes your heart sing. We want you to show up as your authentic self- excited to work with amazing colleagues to solve complex challenges and innovate in an ever-changing industry.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race- religion- colour- national origin- sex- gender- gender expression- sexual orientation- age- marital status- veteran status- or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process- to perform essential job functions- and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Location(s)

London – Our beautiful offices in the Shard

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