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  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Marketing, Communication & Advertising
  • Languages
  • Experience Required
  • Degree Required
    • Province
    • Date Posted
      January 13,2022
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    Communications manager

    Communications manager

    12 januari 2022/in Nijmegen, Vacatures /door Roy RMIC

    DFDS, a caring logistics partner!

    DFDS Logistics is the specialist in the field of transport of fresh and frozen food products within Europe, and thereof resulting services, such as our packaging concepts, storage and transhipment. DFDS offers a total package of services to provide in the logistics needs of our clients. The care for the end product of our client is the starting point of our logistis services.

    We are looking for a new Communications Manager for our sites in Nijmegen, Winterswijk and Vlaardingen

    Are you passionate about communication and linking regional business area strategies with the global DFDS strategy? Here is a unique opportunity to be a trusted sparring partner on communications to our senior management in the Netherlands.

    Working from our Dutch sites, directly reporting to the Managing Director Nijmegen with a dotted reporting line to the Head of Group Communications, you will be part of an enthusiastic team.

    The global communications team is responsible for developing and executing media, digital, and social media initiatives, leadership and internal communications, and advisory to management. The aim is to protect and improve DFDS’ reputation and support its business strategy. You will be our Dutch representative regarding communications.

    We offer an exciting and attractive career in an ambitious environment with a continuous professional and personal development. Our environment is international and dynamic, focusing on high performance and achieving results through teamwork.

    Key responsibilities

    You will be a communication partner and advisor to the Managing Directors in the Netherlands on internal campaigns, strategy roll-out, change management and cross-organisational issues.

    The ideal candidate is a reliable communication professional (approx. 5-8 years of experience) who brings a creative storytelling sensibility to every project. You have a strong track record in producing high-quality, crisp messaging and presentations for senior executives, a demonstrated ability to work with confidential information, exemplary organisational skills, and an uncompromising eye for quality and detail while working on several projects simultaneously.

    Other areas of responsibility:

    • Ensure strategic business priorities are communicated effectively in internal news and on DFDS group SoMe channels
    • Develop leadership communications skills
    • Drive and plan change communications skills
    • Advise colleagues on the best use of channels and application of internal communication
    • Support planning and execution of all staff meetings
    • Continuously improve communication effectiveness, e.g. via communication review

    The ideal candidate

    • Has outstanding verbal and written English and Dutch 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
    • Has experience developing MS Sharepoint pages and Teams channels.
    • Works calmly and maintains good judgment in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
    • 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.

    Please contact Antoinette Sip, HR manager, at +31 24 371 22 00 or for questions about the position.

    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.

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