Corporate Communications Manager

We are looking for a new Corporate Communications Manager for our business unit People & Sustainability.

Are you passionate about leadership communication and translating people and sustainability strategy into concrete and meaningful action? Here is a unique opportunity to place DFDS on its sustainable, diversity and inclusion (D&I) efforts.
Placed in our headquarters in Istanbul and reporting to the Head of Business Unit Mediterranean, you will be part of the global team.
The team is responsible for developing and executing media, digital, social media, leadership communications, communications advisory, and internal communications, aiming to protect and strengthen DFDS' reputation and support its business and people strategies
We offer an exciting and attractive career in an ambitious environment with continuous professional and personal development. Our environment is international and dynamic, focusing on high performance and achieving results through cross-unit collaboration and teamwork.

Key responsibilities
You will develop and drive comprehensive communications for the People & Sustainability business unit in DFDS.

Areas of responsibility include:

• Ensure DFDS People priorities are communicated effectively across internal and external channels
• Make DFDS known for its sustainability and D&I actions as defined in the CSR strategy
• Drive and execute a content plan for the business unit
• Write for the intra-web and DFDS' annual integrated report
• Facilitate internal communications training across the global DFDS organisation
• Deliver expert communications guidance to diverse groups and management
• Support planning and execution of town hall meetings across the global DFDS organisation

The ideal candidate
The ideal candidate is an energetic self-starter who brings a creative storytelling sensibility to every project with a strong track record in producing high-quality, crisp messaging within sustainability and D&I.

You have exemplary organisational skills and an uncompromising eye for planning and detail while working on several projects simultaneously.

• Holds a master's degree or equivalent in journalism, communications, or business administration.
• Min. +5 years of experience within strategic communications - preferably with a multinational company
• Team lead or supervisory experience,
• Has outstanding verbal and written English communication skills
• Is an experienced communications advisor
• Has a strategic mindset and is quick to gain in-depth business understanding
• Is ambitious and proactively influences decisions to enable efficient and engaging communication
• Works calmly and maintains good judgment in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
• Understands how to work effectively with change management, to drive awareness and ownership in corporate organisations
• Has substantial stakeholder management experience and likes working with a broad range of stakeholders
• Loves to work in a team and has fun while doing it

Want to join us?
Please submit your CV and application in English. We will evaluate applications on an ongoing basis. All applications are treated confidentially.

The position will be filled as soon as possible.
DFDS is committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of race, colour, ancestry, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, age, and citizenship.




Akdeniz Bölgesi (Mediterranean Region)

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