Akzo Nobel N.V.
AkzoNobel creates everyday essentials to make people\u2019s lives more liveable and inspiring. As a leading global paints and coatings company, we supply essential ingredients, essential protection and essential color to industries and consumers worldwide. Backed by a pioneering heritage, our innovative products and sustainable technologies are designed to meet the growing demands of our fast-changing planet, while making life easier. Headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, we are present around the globe, while our portfolio includes well-known brands such as Dulux, Sikkens, International and Interpon. Consistently ranked as a leader in sustainability, we are dedicated to energizing cities and communities while creating a protected, colorful world where life is improved by what we do.
Job Description\u00a0The Communications Manager will be responsible for driving and managing AkzoNobel\u2019s external reputation and public affairs in predominantly the US but also in Canadian markets. This includes building or leveraging existing relationships with key consumer, business, trade, innovation, sustainability and other relevant media outlets, developing proactive external communications strategies and providing communications counsel to local business leaders and operational sites in the US and Canada. The position will support external communications, including crisis communciations, for all Performance Coatings business units operating in the U.S. and Canada region, the positioning and profiling of senior executives located in the North American market and the global corporate communications agenda.\u00a0 The Communications Manager will also be responsible for developing and implementing a social media strategy in the region leveraging the company\u2019s existing social media channels.\u00a0The Communications Manager External Relations will also support the global Public Affairs strategy.\u00a0The role will be based in Chicago, IL, AkzoNobel\u2019s North American regional headquarters. The role will report to the Head of Communications, Americas.
Akzo Nobel N.V.
Website : http://www.akzonobel.com
AkzoNobel is a leading global paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals. Calling on centuries of expertise, we supply industries and consumers worldwide with innovative products and sustainable technologies designed to meet the growing demands of our fast-changing planet. Headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, we have approximately 47,000 people in around 80 countries, while our portfolio includes well-known brands such as Dulux, Sikkens, International, Interpon and Eka. Consistently ranked as one of the leaders in the area of sustainability, we are committed to making life more liveable and our cities more human.