Assistant Sustainable Business & Communications Manager ANZ at Unilever

Posted 3 weeks ago

Description :
We’re a global business, building diverse brands and touching lives all over the world with our products. But that doesn’t stop us caring as much about the sustainability of our business as we do the success of our brands and our people. Together we can feel good about the work we do every day. Surrounded by inspiring leaders and supportive peers, you’ll work with purpose in an inclusive and diverse culture, bringing fresh ideas and simply being you!
We currently have 2 x part-time roles available within our Sustainable Business & Communications team working across various business units one role is 3 days and the other 4 days per week.

About the Role:

The Assistant Sustainable Business & Communications Manager will support their relevant business unit category in establishing our purpose to create a movement for sustainable growth as a trusted business.
Your internal business partners include the Sustainable Business & Communications Team, the relevant category Leadership Teams, Regulatory Affairs, Brand, Customer Development, Nutrition, HR, Supply Chain and R&D. Globally, you will be connected to the Chief Sustainability Office subject matter experts and the External Affairs and Communications team. You will also be working externally with not-for-profit partners, key opinion formers, industry bodies and public relations and media agencies in Australia & New Zealand.
Your strong communication, public policy and corporate advocacy skills, experience in managing different stakeholders and creative flair will be critical to supporting the external affairs, media relations and advocacy agenda, as well as employee engagement and partnership programs. The role has a strong focus on digital, including website communications, SEO and specific digital channels that can be used for storytelling.
Key areas of responsibility will include:
  • Media relations
  • Policy & corporate affairs
  • Issues & crisis management
  • Campaign work
  • Internal communications
  • Brands with purpose & customer engagement
  • Partnerships

Who you are:

We recruit people with passion and purpose; so you will be able to clearly demonstrate how you connect to the Unilever Sustainable Living Plan, understanding brands with purpose and corporate sustainability as driver of growth.
You have proven media relations experience, including digital media and digital content development (website & community management a bonus). You are also digitally savvy, understanding website communications, SEO and how digital channels can be used for storytelling.
It goes without saying that your written and verbal skills are always second to none with excellent attention for detail and the ability to utilise language and tone in the most appropriate way.

Please note: As Unilever ANZ transforms our business we are on the move from our current CBD location and from March 2020 we will be located at our purpose built head office in North Rocks with free onsite parking.

What next?

Sounds like the perfect role for you? Awesome – then please click apply now!
We want you to showcase your personality in the application process and will take the time to read your cover letter so please provide one! We would love for you to tell us; “Identify one external sustainability issue that is relevant to the fast moving consumer goods industry and provide one idea on how you would support tackling the issue from a communications perspective using purpose driven brands”
The first stage of our interview process may include a Digital (video) interview.

Why Unilever?

You will be joining a company where making a positive impact is our mission. We value and embrace our inclusive and diverse culture where individuality is celebrated. We want everyone to bring their ‘Whole Self’ and this includes you. #uniquelyunilever”
If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application so that we can support you through the process. For any questions or queries please contact

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