Vacature Director Corporate Communications at Versuni (former Philips Domestic Appliances) - VERVULD
Description of the role
Versuni, formerly known as Philips Domestic Appliances, has a simple yet powerful purpose of turning houses into homes. As a house of brands Versuni is home to the brands: Philips, Saeco, Gaggia, Preethi, Philips Walita, L'OR Barista and Senseo. They create and deliver sustainable product innovations in kitchen appliances, coffee, climate care, garment and floor care.
We aim to find in you Versuni's Director Corporate Communications, part of the Global Brands & Marketing Strategies team, based in Amsterdam. As Director Corporate Communications you will be at the forefront of transforming Versuni's global communication strategy and inspiring employees and external stakeholders around brands, products and people. You develop and execute a comprehensive impactful internal and external communications strategy that supports the company's business objectives and enhances its reputation. You engage employees and leadership, across businesses, markets and functions, by bringing Versuni's purpose to life. To ensure that all communications are aligned with the company's overall messaging and positioning, you work closely together with cross-functional teams. You create and manage the company's internal communications programs, including for example town hall meetings, events and newsletters. Also you oversee the development of compelling visuals and presentations.
- manage all aspects of media relation and serve as a spokesperson for the company;
- develop and maintain relationships with key stakeholders, including customers, partners, media, analysts, ngo’s and industry organizations;
- design and execute crisis communication plans and manage crisis situations as they arise.
In this position you do not manage a team.
About the organization
Versuni markets a portfolio of iconic domestic appliance (household) brands. The company started as Philips Domestic Appliances, a business division of Royal Philips. In September 2021 it became a standalone company and in February 2023 the new company name Versuni was announced. Versuni is proud to build on 130 years of legacy. Over 6,400 employees are working together globally. Versuni's purpose is to turn houses into homes. The Versuni company name puts a new spin on a powerful word – UNIVERSE. No matter where you live, we all have a need for home. With more than a million loyal customers and products represented in more than 100 countries, Versuni's talented teams discover, design and deliver solutions that improve consumers’ lives at home.
This organization is committed to making conscious choices in everything they do. Their ambition is to lead the way towards a circular economy for electronics by creating products with repairability in mind, fit to be refurbished and repaired and reused again. By 2025 they aim for 100% of our products to be designed in line with our EcoDesign requirements.
The ideal candidate
The ideal candidate has 10+ years experience in internal and external communications, preferably in a dynamic, international environment. You have a proven track record in developing and executing successful internal and external communications programs. You have the ability to think creatively and come up with innovative solutions to communication challenges. As a good project manager, you are able to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet tight deadlines. You have the ability to present complex information in a clear and compelling manner.
Also you recognize yourself in this;
- good writing and editing skills, with a portfolio of writing samples to demonstrate your ability;
- interpersonal and relationship-building skills, with the ability to interact effectively with a wide range of stakeholders, including executives, employees, media, and partners;
- fluent in English is a must.
Versuni values diversity, has a multi-functional and diverse team, with different points of view, different ways of thinking and new capabilities to strengthen.
How will you make the difference?
You have the ability to inspire employees and external stakeholders around brands, products and people. Experienced in running internal and external communication programs, as spokesperson and in crisis communications.
Versuni creates a great place to work for people who share their passion in turning people’s houses into homes, with teams as diverse as the homes they care for. Versuni has a huge growth ambition, so you can grow together and support each other and get to create your own career. Versuni offers a competitive salary and an attractive remuneration package, including for example;
- annual incentive
- flex Pension plan and collective disount on health insurance
- personal development & care days and volunteering day
- hybrid model – 2 days possible to work from home
Apply for this position
I would be more than happy to get in touch with you, when you see a possible fit between your personality, experience, ambitions and the role. Please apply through this page and/or reach out to me via email@example.com