Fonction professionnelle: Communication

Type de poste: Permanent

Type de contrat: Full - Time

Site: UK - England - London, Hammersmith

Pays: United Kingdom

The world leader in beauty, L’Oréal is present in 130 countries on five continents. Our 32 international brands have allowed us to devote ourselves solely to one business: beauty, with a mission to provide the best in cosmetics innovation to all women and men around the world. We want to bring beauty to all people. Our ambition by 2020 is to win over another one billion consumers around the world by creating the cosmetic products that meet the infinite diversity of their beauty needs and desires through continued digital innovation. L’Oréal encourages diversity and sustainable, ethical sourcing for all our products and we have reduced our emissions by approx. 50% since 2005.  Our brands are leaders in beauty, and we are looking for you to lead the change you want to see in L’Oréal.


The Corporate Affairs team at L'Oréal UK and Ireland are responsible for building and protecting the reputation of the Group and its 34 brands.


YOU WILL...


Be responsible for proactively identifying and maximising opportunities to promote the Group in the UK and Ireland, delivering priority corporate PR. You will lead the monitoring of, and preparation for, issues across Corporate and Brand topics. You will provide counsel to colleagues working in brand communication roles as well as senior leaders within the business. The role reports into the Head of Communications.


• Formulate and manage the delivery of proactive corporate PR and campaigns
• Establish a best in class press office integrated across platforms and channels, developing corporate narrative and messaging for the Group, divisions and business units
• Generate compelling news stories for a wide range of corporate media, maximising a number of media channels and platforms. Create engaging UKI specific content for owned channels
• Build and own relationships with key journalists, commentators, industry bodies and influencers to maintain the reputation of the organisation, ensuring that views are sought and recognised, driving favourable coverage and commentary
• Plan and implement a full programme of business leadership activities, work collaboratively with multiple teams, business units and senior leaders to identify opportunities for media, public affairs, and other external engagements
• Act as a trusted counsellor to business stakeholders, identifying proactive reputation building opportunities and ensuring that they are appropriately supported and prepared for media activity, public affairs activity, and other external engagements
• Lead issues mapping and monitoring, anticipating and planning responses to emerging industry and corporate governance topics that could affect the reputation of the business. Responsible for ensuring the business is prepared for emerging industry and corporate governance topics and well informed on existing ones
• Manage brand related issues, providing counsel and support to brand colleagues  
• Carry out regular stakeholder analysis for long term relationship development, supporting the Head of Corporate Communications in the development and delivery of stakeholder engagement plans and relevant collateral
• Review brand marketing collateral to ensure adherence to relevant codes and advise on necessary changes required or risks to be managed and prepared for
• Support and deputise for the Head of Corporate Communications on issues and crisis management by working to prepare replies as needed and/or directly managing issue conversation

• Support the Head of Communications on the development and delivery of a public affairs engagement programme

YOU ARE...

Organised: You love a list and have strong planning and organisation skills – with the ability to re-prioritise as required.

Measured: We want to track the success of our campaigns and initiatives so projects must be able to show ROI.

Accurate: You have the ability to work to a high degree of accuracy and meet deadlines.

Entrepreneurial. Every day, you spot opportunities to drive growth for our brand and our customers, making sure the good name of our brand is always protected.

Super creative: Whether it be in overcoming challenges or creating artwork for your channel, creativity is our back bone, and we love new ideas.

Proactive and Open: L’Oreal is for the pioneers, which means embracing new ideas, challenges and change with positivity and a hands on approach.

Teams are the new heroes: There is no better feeling than being part of a successful and dynamic team, so even if you are Superman or Wonder Woman, you recognise that teams are the real heroes.

Only Human: we all make mistakes, but you are not afraid of failure. You learn and show how the experience has helped the business learn for the future and benefitted all.

Ambitious: You crave success and L’Oréal is the ultimate place to achieve your dreams. We will support you all the way and make sure you have the support and development in place to help you succeed.

You. You are real. And you’re true to yourself. We cherish and celebrate diversity so you will feel right at home whoever you are.


YOU HAVE...


• Relevant Corporate Communications experience, ideally within a consumer-facing sector either agency or in-house

• Proven track record of developing a strong corporate narrative, delivering high impact coverage and engaging owned content 

• Proven experience in identifying and managing high profile issues in a fast-paced, high pressure environment

• Wide ranging media relationships, excellent media handling skills 

• Impeccable writing skills

• Strong organisational and project management skills

• Strong presentation/communication skills with the ability to influence and inspire

• Ability to work in an ever changing & demanding environment

• You’ll be a multi-faceted professional, a brilliant organiser and communicator, natural problem solver and relationship builder. Your bias for action, nose for news and strong relationships will ensure the development and execution of an effective year-round editorial agenda. You’re interested in current affairs, staying on top of the news, spotting opportunities for the business.  You’re calm under pressure, act with integrity and discretion, and appreciate how integral reputation is to growth.



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