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Manager, Corporate Affairs-1 Year Contract

Toronto, Canada

Company Description

Do you have a passion for food? Want to be part of one of North America’s largest and most admired Food Companies? Then we want you to be part of our organization that has “the spirit of a startup and the soul of a powerhouse”.  In return, we’ll help you have a satisfying career filled with opportunities.  Be part of iconic brands such as Kraft, Maxwell House, Philadelphia, Jell-O, Velveeta, and Miracle Whip.

Job Description

Provide strategic Corporate Affairs support that clearly communicates Kraft Canada’s positions to engage key stakeholders, including consumers and the media, for the entire $3 billion Canadian business unit in order to further build and enhance Kraft Canada’s position as the top Canadian food company

 

 

Key Responsibilities

 

  • Build superior brand value and awareness by developing brand PR strategies & plans with local marketing teams and overseeing strategic, creative and media-genic programs that support key BU priorities
  • Focus on employee communication through intranet and engaging employees on social engagements
  • Ensure all external communications advance Kraft Canada’s objectives and reflect a consistent company message
  • Handle media inquiries by serving as company spokesperson on relevant issues, media opportunities and on appropriate industry councils and associations
  • Collaborate effectively with Human Resources partners to support internal communications efforts and help launch culture and change initiatives
  • Support Community Involvement programs and initiatives
  • On-going management of Kraft Canada Internet and Intranet

Qualifications

  • 5-7 years’ experience, with relevant university degree
  • Superior writing, research, presentation, project management and interpersonal skills
  • Excels at building relationships internally and externally
  • Skilled at managing media relations to build rapport and company reputation with key reporters
  • Able to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Adept at internal communications
  • Adaptable to changing business dynamics
  • Able to effective manage crisis situations as needed
  • Willing to work in team format and with global mindset
  • Proficiency in French an asset
  • Experienced in dealing with all levels of an organization, including executives

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.