Senior Communications Manager (PR and Media)

The MSC is looking for an experienced and driven Senior Communications Manager (PR & Media) to join our Benelux team, based in the The Hague.

Location: The Hague, Netherlands
Working Hours: 35 hours per week

About the role

We are looking for an experienced communications manager who will take on a double challenge. On the one hand, you will be responsible for our PR (relationship management to the press, content writing and development, spokesperson). On the other hand, as a senior manager, you will manage our communications cluster (which also includes marketing and digital communications). 

Are you who we are looking for? 

  • An experienced communicator, good networking skills, and a convincing oral presentation.
  • You can explain complicated things easily.
  • You communicate the headlines but understands the details. 
  • You not only develop integral communication strategies, but also execute them. 
  • A team player, with a sharp, flexible mind. 
  • Solutions and customer-oriented, with a CAN-DO mentality and humor. 
  • Above all, you will have a warm beating heart for our oceans and sustainability.

We offer challenging work, in an attractive environment and a good salary in an international organization which is rapidly developing. 

Senior Communications Manager (Media and PR) job description
Description: Full job description for the Senior Communications Manager (Media and PR) role.

Language: English
Date of Issue: 01 February 2019

Who are we?

The MSC’s vision is for the world’s oceans to be teeming with life, and seafood supplies safeguarded for this and future generations. Through our internationally-recognized certification and ecolabeling program well-managed sustainable fisheries are recognized and rewarded in the market place, through the leadership of our partners. Critically, other fisheries are incentivized to improve their performance to meet the growing demand for certified sustainable and traceable seafood choice. Over 400 fisheries around the world, representing 14% of the annual global marine catch, are now engaged in the MSC program and over 1200 documented improvements to the way our oceans are being fished have been recorded. MSC certified and labelled seafood products are now available in over 100 countries. 

To apply

Please email the following to Sandra Mantingh (06-10341193):

  • A cover letter (in Dutch) outlining how your skills, experience and knowledge directly address the responsibilities and requirements detailed in the job specification, and include information on your salary expectations and right to work information; and
  • A copy of your current CV (in English).

Please ensure that they are sent as Word or PDF documents with the titles "[your name] cover letter" and "[your name] CV". 

The subject of your email should read: Senior Communications Manager (PR & Media)

Closing date

Monday 18 February 2019, 09:00 (CET)

Please note, Sustainable Talent interviews will be held on Thursday 21 and Monday 25 February 2019. MSC (1st round) interviews will be held on 7 or 8 March 2019 (including case study), 2nd round on 15 March 2019. There may be additional interviews from 18 March 2019 onward.

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