Senior Communications Manager

Salling Group
Salling Group
Senior Communications Manager for Group Communication, Reputation & Responsibility in Salling Group
This summer we took a fundamental step towards rebranding our company as we changed our name to Salling Group. The process of rebranding will continue and evolve over the coming years and as our Senior Communications Manager you will play a vital part in creating our future narrative.
We offer you a leading role in shaping our company’s brand, providing you with a broad mandate and significant room to operate in, within an organization working across sectors undergoing profound change.
 
The business
At Salling Group we care about everyday life. In fact, we are 100% dedicated to improving everyday life for our customers and for society in general. We do so by offering more sustainable solutions, the best customer value, job opportunities for all and support to good causes through our owners, the Salling Foundations. 53,000 colleagues across our business each play a vital part in impacting people’s lives, sharing the same vision and values.
 
Even though we draw on a heritage dating more than a 100 years back, the Salling Group brand is new and fresh. This is an exciting time for us and for the ideal candidate a unique opportunity to further develop the perception of one of Denmark’s Top 10 companies now exists.
 
The job
We are looking to strengthen our team with a highly experienced and engaging Senior Communications Manager who can drive our brand across the company, partners and the communities around us. At a time of change for the company and our owners, in this role you will lead on further establishing and enhancing our corporate story to ensure we become recognized as a well-known, trusted and engaging part of society.
 
You will proactively, and collaboratively, set the direction for the company’s overall storytelling and activities and will be responsible for, and lead, campaign activities and brand activation. You will embed our brand proposition across the business at our many touch-points.
 
The position focuses on Salling Group’s corporate brand outside and inside the organization. Primarily, the responsibilities lie at a corporate level but can involve business unit related activities, when these potentially influence the Group.
Your main focus will be on external activities and stakeholders in Denmark.
 
Primary Responsibilities
  • Lead on the further development of the Salling Group brand, taking ownership of the brand proposition and progress on our overall messaging
  • Lead on the further development of the Salling Foundations brand, securing a strong interaction with the Group
  • Develop and plan our corporate storytelling medium and long term
  • Ensure coherent and consistent corporate story across touchpoints
  • Plan overall communication activities and lead on campaign planning and execution
  • Lead and further develop our visual and verbal identity to ensure uniformity of design, imagery, language and tone across all Group related touchpoints
  • Establish performance specifications around brand and communication activities including tracking our brand
  • Serve as a trusted sparring partner to key stakeholders within Group and formats
 
Other responsibilities include:
  • Build trust in yourself and the team through behaving properly, responsibly and honestly
  • Drive focus on delivering results within department
  • Embody high performance culture in department
  • Actively help further develop strong sense of togetherness and team spirit in department
 
About the team
As our new Senior Communications Manager you will join a cross functional team, among other areas responsible for branding, PR, corporate affairs, responsibility and internal communications at Group level. Our core objective is to manage the reputation of Salling Group and to enable the Group to achieve trust, admiration and engagement by developing and promoting a resilient brand. We’re a small but highly efficient team, working closely with the company's Executive team and other key employees. In tone with the rest of the Group we are determined to succeed, yet easy going.
 
The ideal candidate
  • Has strong stakeholder management skills, being able to navigate in a high performance organization managing multiple internal and external stakeholders simultaneously
  • Has strong analytical and strategic skills and a proven track record of developing and executing long term strategic communication projects
  • Demonstrates an understanding of and sensitivity to the commercial context within which the department operates
  • Demonstrates an in-depth knowledge across key areas of media and communications
  • Is a self-starter, fast thinking, highly productive
  • Is able to influence and impact, by building trust and relationships to become a trusted advisor
  • Has strong project management skills and presentation skills
  • Shows excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and Danish
 
We imagine that you have min. 10+ years of experience with strategic communication.
You will report directly to the Group Vice President – Communication, Reputation & Responsibility.
 
Are you the one to help us take the Salling Group brand even further?
Then don’t hesitate to tell us. Send your application and CV through the link on this page as soon as possible and no later than 30 September 2018. 
 
Any questions?
Feel free to contact VP Communication, Reputation & Responsibility, Mads Hvitved Grand at +45 2965 4566 or HR Business Partner, Louise Lærke at +45 2829 6362 with any further questions.
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Frist: 30. september

Frist: 30. september

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Virksomhed
Salling Group
Stillingsbetegnelse
Senior Communications Manager
Kontakt
Mads Hvitved Grand
Telefon: +45 29 65 45 66
Website
Indrykningsdato
12-09-2018
Ansøgningsfrist
30. september
Adresse
Salling Group
Rosbjergvej 33
8220 Brabrand

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