Job Description: STRATGIST PLANNER GLOBAL COMMUNICATIONS
Play an active role in the biggest transformation in the history of Phillip Morris International. We are committed to impactful and dramatic change replacing cigarettes with cutting edge smoke-free products in order to a smoke free future.
ROLE OVERVIEWAs part of this transformation, our Global Communications function is growing and adapting to the new opportunities and challenges. We are currently looking to hire a Strategist Planner for our office in New York. This is a great opportunity for someone currently working in an agency or consultancy environment to make a move in-house.Working as part of our Creative team, the Strategist Planner develops and presents strategic marketing recommendations for a range of external and internal stakeholders.
Reporting to the VP of Creative, and multi-tasking over a number of projects, the role is a busy one, ensuring quality is never compromised, working with agility and responding to the business needs in a timely and efficient manner.The Strategist Planner is the foundation of any creative project providing the team with information from studying markets for relevant data. The ability to think beyond a project is also important, as the Strategist Planner must establish the strategic plan knowing the product, campaign and the target market, inside out. Ability to think strategically on a macro and micro level is essential.Once a Strategist Planner has established themselves as a reliable and integral team member, they will start to their own clear briefs, combining creativity with insightful overviews.
This is a unique opportunity to have a real impact on the strategic direction of a global function within a business that is striving to invoke positive change across the industry. KEY ACTIVITIESResearching and gathering data to develop well-informed strategic plans for Global Communication programmes
Examining PMI' functions and businesses to get to know their brands and understand their key objectives
Producing cohesive and intelligent plans, briefs and presentations to bring success to campaigns
Generating original ideas with other members of the team from a blank sheet of paper
Presenting findings to Creative VP, SVP of Global Communications, senior management members and other stakeholders Identifying potential problems and troubleshooting autonomously Collaborating with all stakeholders to receive feedback and improvements to strategiesDESIRED PROFILE A proven track record in developing strategic plans agency, consultancy or brand side A good knowledge of the media and how strategy planning influences itExcellent written and verbal communication skill
Strong writing and presentation skills with the ability to make complex subjects understandable
Strong agility and responsiveness with the flexibility to work over a number of projects Intrinsically motivated self-started with ability to own and manage projectsAPPLICATION PROCESS:1.Please visit www.pmi.com to learn about our vision and the new PMI2.Please apply online and include a cover letter. Please tell us your story in the cover letter and how you think you can help PMI develop a strategic plan for our smoke-free Global Communication programmes (max 400 words altogether)3.If we like your story, we'll send you an automated video interview to complete (5-10 mins)4.We'll invite you for interview
As PMI continues to amplify its transformation as a company committed to a smoke-free future, it views communications as strategically critical to building on the company's established success and reinforcing its reputation in a fast-changing, complex and competitive global media landscape. We tell our product, financial, innovation and culture stories and engage consumer audiences on issues they care about, while working closely with other publicity and marketing groups to infuse these stories within their efforts.
WHY WORK FOR US? Here are 3 reasons to work for PMI: 1. We're international:
Our global workforce of more than 82,000 is one of our greatest strengths and our employees speak more than 80 languages 2. We're flexible: your work fits you and not the other way round, thanks to our Flexible Work Arrangement Program and3. We're a certified top employer:
This position will advance your experience with innovative technologies, services, and processes. Backed by an attractive salary and compensation package, you will work in a professional setting with clients and team members from all over the world. We are the first multinational company in Switzerland to obtain the Equal-Salary label, for men and women.JOIN A GLOBAL MARKET LEADER PMI is the world's leading international tobacco company, with six of the world's top 15 international brands and products sold in more than 180 markets.
In addition to the manufacture and sale of cigarettes, including the number one global cigarette brand, and other tobacco products, PMI is engaged in the development and commercialization of Reduced-Risk Products ("RRPs"). RRPs is the term we use to refer to products that present, are likely to present, or have the potential to present less risk of harm to smokers who switch to these products versus continued smoking. We have a range of RRPs in various stages of development, scientific assessment and commercialization. Because our RRPs do not burn tobacco, they produce far lower quantities of harmful and potentially harmful compounds than found in cigarette smoke.
For more information, see www.pmi.com and www.pmiscience.com. PMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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