Essity - Global Brand Communications Manager

Do you have a burning passion for world-class creativity and want to be a part of an award-winning team?

Do you have an interest in gender issues and want to make a genuine impact on society?

Do you love to uncover deep insights, to explore their potential to travel the globe and to bring them to life in communications?

Do you love to do things differently, to challenge the status quo, to find unexpected ways to drive business growth?

Do you develop strong and trusting relationships and know how to manage multiple stakeholders to get to the right solutions?

Then this could be the role for you.

Essity , a leading hygiene and health company is offering an exciting job opportunity in its Global Brand, Innovation and Sustainability (GBIS) business unit. Essity FemCare, is the #6 player globally (with brands such as Libresse, Nana, Bodyform, Saba, etc), #2 in markets we compete in, among the fastest growing brands globally and playing across multiple product categories such as towels, liners, tampons and intimate washes.

We are currently looking for a passionate and courageous Global Brand Communications Manager (m/f) for our FemCare category, based in Munich (Ismaning), Germany to help drive purpose-led communications for our brands globally.

In this job you will strengthen our brand health by defining the way we communicate our brand to target audiences/consumers/customers. You will cooperate closely with brand, research and innovations teams, lead markets, corporate communications to consistently position our brand in a territory that drives company sales growth and reach overall Essity targets.

You will be joining a winning team that over the last years has brought to life taboo-smashing campaigns Red.Fit #bloodnormal and viva la vulva, that have gained worldwide recognition and more than 100 awards for creative excellence & marketing efficiency, including 17 Cannes Lions (back to back Cannes Lions Titanium as well as Grand Prix Glass Lion for Change), D&AD Black Pencil and Impact White Pencil, Grand Prix of Excellence at Marketing Society, Grand Prix at WARC for effective use of brand purpose, and more. Essity feminine care brands globally are widely recognized for disrupting the feminine care category fighting against period-shaming stereotypes and the myth of vulva perfection.

In this position you report to the Global Marketing and Communications Director.

What You Will Do

  • Responsible for the global communications strategy and rollout within the FemCare Category globally

  • Develop and drive award-winning and effective purpose-led brand and product communications

  • Develop the global media strategy and guidelines based on changing media behaviors and trends

  • Partner with markets for seamless campaign activation in market

  • Measure and analyze communication effectiveness (incl. brand health) and recommend and implement as needed

  • Drive best practices and pilot testing of innovative media and communications in selected markets to keep the brand at the forefront

  • Represent the FemCare category in the global editorial network and key contact for Corporate Communications

  • Owns the communication budget and the relationship with creative agencies

Who You Are

  • Passion to work for a purpose-led brand, join a taboo-breaking team and participate in the transformation of FemCare

  • University degree or equivalent education

  • 7-10 years’ communications experience working in a regional and/or global role, creative agency experience is a plus

  • Proven success in developing winning communication plans and experienced in media strategy

  • Ability to understand consumer behavior across the entire ecosystem

  • Ability to influence key stakeholders in a global matrix organization and effectively manage work across organizational boundaries to launch progressive campaigns in a collaborative way - high resilience and solution-oriented attitude

  • Fluent in English both verbally and written, other languages (Spanish, French, Russian or Arabic) are a plus

What We Can Offer You

At Essity, we believe every career is as unique as the individual and empower employees to reach their full potential in a winning culture motivated by a powerful purpose. 
Collaborative and caring Work Environment | Empowerment | Job Impact | Work with a Powerful Purpose | Individual Learning and Development | Health & Safety | Social Responsibility | Innovation

Together, we are improving lives, every day.

Working at Essity is not just a career; it is a chance to directly make the world a healthier, more hygienic and safer place. With impactful innovations coupled with sustainable solutions, we strive to reach more people every year with the necessary and essential solutions for well-being.