Senior Internal Communications Manager


  • London  
    London, United Kingdom
  • Company
    Mars Inc  
    Start date
  • Closing date
    17 May 2023  
    Posted on
    17 March 2023  

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced marketing executive or internal communications executive to join our Paddington office. This role is pivotal in driving the Mars Pet Nutrition culture and business forward, ensuring all Associates have the right information at the right time.

The successful candidate will support the implementation and successful adoption of a communication strategy within Pet Nutrition and in support of Mars Petcare. This is a fantastic chance to work closely with our Support Strategic Business Communications Lead to drive Associate engagement, alignment, advocacy, and understanding of Pet Nutrition’s global strategy.

What are we looking for?

  • Experience working as a marketing executive, business development executive, internal communications executive or similar in a large business.
  • Excellent writing skills.
  • The ability to influence and challenge senior stakeholders.
  • Project management skills.

What will be your key responsibilities?

  • Live and exemplify the Five Principles of Mars, Inc. within self and team.
  • Provide guidance, expertise, support, and supervision of strategic business communications, leading a team of communications professionals to facilitate best in class communications including change management, corporate and senior leadership communications.
  • Collaborate with executives to support effective two-way associate communication, building a strong internal culture, driving practice results, supporting associate engagement, and building reputation.
  • Act as part of a cross-functional team to drive associate engagement via digital media. Plan and collaborate execution of national campaigns and awareness drives on key business priorities.
  • Create integrated communications campaigns looking across internal and external channels to drive deeper awareness and breakthrough narratives.
  • In partnership with the Corporate Affairs leader, provide guidance and support for senior leadership communications.
  • Transform internal communications to orient around practice priorities vs. in-take of requests. Help to automate communications requests to ensure team is focused on strategic priorities.
  • Provide efficient and accurate materials through document management efforts to minimize practice risk and improve hospital effectiveness.
  • Other job duties as assigned.

What can you expect from Mars?

  • Work with over 130,000 diverse and talented Associates, all guided by The Five Principles.
  • Join a purpose driven company, where we’re striving to build the world we want tomorrow, today.
  • Best-in-class learning and development support from day one, including access to our in-house Mars University.
  • An industry competitive salary and benefits package, including company bonus.

About Mars:

Mars is a family-owned business with more than $35 billion in global sales. We produce some of the world’s best-loved brands: M&M’s, SNICKERS, TWIX, MILKY WAY, DOVE, PEDIGREE, ROYAL CANIN, WHISKAS, EXTRA, ORBIT, 5, SKITTLES, BEN’S ORIGINAL and COCOAVIA. Alongside our consumer brands, we proudly take care of half of the world’s pets through our nutrition, health and services businesses such as Banfield Pet Hospitals, BluePearl, Linnaeus, AniCura, VCA and Pet Partners. Headquartered in McLean, VA, Mars operates in more than 80 countries. The Mars Five Principles – Quality, Responsibility, Mutuality, Efficiency and Freedom – inspire our 130,000 Associates into taking action every day towards creating the world we want tomorrow.

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