Feb 13, 2019

Sustainability/ESG Communications, Senior Manager - 1901244

  • Mondelez International
  • Deerfield, IL, USA
Full-Time Finance

Job Description

Mondelez International, Inc. empowers people to snack right in over 160 countries around the world. We're leading the future of snacking with iconic brands such as Oreo, belVita and LU biscuits; Cadbury Dairy Milk, Milka and Toblerone chocolate; Sour Patch Kids candy and Trident gum. Our 90,000 colleagues around the world are key to the success of our business. Great people and great brands. That's who we are.

Join us on our mission to continue leading the future of snacking around the world by offering the right snack, for the right moment, made the right way.

As part of our Corporate & Government Affairs (CGA) team, you'll shape and tell our company story and act as an advocate for growing our business responsibly. You will help build the Mondelēz International corporate brand and reputation, both globally and locally.

The Senior Manager, Sustainability & ESG Communications, will play a critical role in elevating the company's reputation by developing and delivering an integrated communications plan in support of our sustainable and mindful snacking strategy and our broader environmental, social and governance objectives. The position is responsible for managing and executing the external and internal communications activities that will support the roll out of our corporate sustainability and mindful snacking efforts and our progress reporting, as well as communications that support our issues management and advocacy activities. Working with the Senior Director, External Communications, the role will interact with senior leaders within the Corporate and Legal Affairs function, as well as in the broader organisation.

Main Responsibilities:

  • In cooperation with the Senior Director, External Communications, and Corporate Affairs LT members, develop a comprehensive integrated communications plan for sustainable and mindful snacking, as well as environmental, social and governance (ESG) topics, that aligns with the overall corporate Purpose and strategy.
  • Take responsibility for planning, creating and leveraging corporate content (social and digital content, presentations, news releases, reports, messaging, talking points) relating to sustainability and mindful snacking, ensuring consistency, accuracy and alignment with corporate strategies.
  • Create and implement proactive media and outreach plans for senior executives and sustainability leaders in the organisation, creating opportunities for MDLZ to tell its story externally with relevant audiences. In partnership with External Communications team, Impact team members and the Cocoa Life Communications Manager, develop speaches, by-lined articles and digital content as required relating to our sustainability efforts.
  • "Bring the Outside In" by monitoring and reporting on trends and developments relating to other organisations' efforts to communicate their sustainability activities in ways that are actionable for MDLZ. Collaborate across the organisation to effectively leverage our internal resources and engage colleagues in other regions and markets in developing and executing communications activities.
  • Use internal and external social and digital platforms to proactively tell our story, champion our achievements, update on our progress and explain sensititive topics to colleagues, consumers and media.
  • Develop proactive and strategic communications plans on major topics and initiatives.
  • T ake responsibility for messaging and content relating to Sustainability on our digital platforms internally and externally.
  • Support the roll out of programmes and activities internally with thoughtful and effective communications plans.
  • Manage agency relationships as required.

  • Minimum of Bachelors degree in communications/PR, marketing or equivalent work experience
  • 5-7 years of progressively responsible professional experience, with a PR Agency or Journalistic background preferred
  • Deep experience in and passion for sustainability, with relevant recent experience in communications specifically relating to this field.


Leadership Competencies:

  • Dealing with ambiguity
  • Creativity
  • Decision quality
  • Customer focus
  • Business acumen

Functional Competencies:

  • Brining the outside in
  • Social media expertise
  • Creative and compelling storytelling
  • Act like an owner (manage budget effectively)

Mondelēz Global LLC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. Applicants who require accommodation to participate in the job application process may contact 847-943-5460 for assistance.

Applicants must complete all required steps in the application process, including providing a Resume/CV, in order to be considered for this position.



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