Senior Manager Public Affairs & Communications

Are you prepared to leverage your comprehensive communication skills to contribute to Danish Crown's public affairs strategy and ambitious reputation agenda as a food company for the future? 

Join our dynamic Group Communication team at Danish Crown. Bring your exceptional stakeholder management and communication skills to support the leadership team in advancing their strategic agendas.

“If you want to be a part of making real change in the food industry, Danish Crown is the team to join – the task ahead is clear - we want to be a leading player in transforming the future of food production in Denmark and beyond. Together with our team of top-class communication professionals you will be a vital part of supporting this change.”
- Theis Brøgger, VP Group Communication, Danish Crown.

Your primary external stakeholders are politicians and lawmakers, industry organisations, NGOs, ministry officials and key opinion leaders, while your internal stakeholders include our Executive Management team, Group Sustainability, Danish Crown Brand team, Owner Service, Group Strategy and Commercial.

Core responsibilities:

  • Develop, support and execute Danish Crown’s public affairs strategy

  • Drive, scope, and lead sustainability initiatives from a communication perspective

  • Drive day-to-day public affairs agenda towards relevant key stakeholders 

  • Advice top management and provide message papers to prepare top management for speaker roles, interviews and meetings with key stakeholders

  • Available spokesperson and thought-leader voice for Danish Crown at meetings, on SoMe, conferences, official site visits etc.

Do you have what it takes? 

The ideal candidate holds a Master's degree in political science, communication or a related field and extensive professional experience.

This includes:

  • Exceptional stakeholder management & communication skills at an executive level and the ability to build a robust network within and outside an organization

  • Experience working in a corporate company or multi-stakeholder organization with deep functional expertise in the public affairs area

  • Demonstrate results in good political understanding nationally and internationally

  • Ability to simplify complexity and communicate effectively

A 'can-do' attitude ensures proactive action in a fast-paced environment. Be an ambassador who motivates and inspires your colleagues, stakeholders, and Danish Crown. We are looking for a colleague who can detect and analyze problems from different angles, but who has a solution-oriented and constructive mindset when working with complex challenges. Additionally, you should be able to balance the needs and requests of your different internal and external stakeholders. Lastly, it would help if you communicate effortlessly in both Danish and English.

This role operates with a dotted line to our Senior Director of Public Affairs & International Relations, Frederik Greibe, with a solid reporting line to VP Group Communication Theis Brøgger.
For the right candidate, the role holds significant opportunities for development, which can result in larger and more cross-functional tasks and projects within Group Communication as well as in the Danish Crown organization.

What do we offer? 

Danish Crown isn't just a big player in the food industry; we are also a workplace with top-notch facilities and a lifestyle-oriented approach to employee well-being. Our brand-new, sustainable headquarters (DGNB Heart Certification) provides an inspiring environment for collaboration and creativity. From our professional kitchen facilities to our fitness center, padel courts, and outstanding canteen, it's a place where you'll flourish professionally and personally. We are ambitious and have plenty of tasks ahead of us, but that doesn't stop us from having fun while we focus on the work.
We are one team, and your career and development are at least as important to us as it is to you. Work life balance is something we live by at Danish Crown.

Appetite for more? 

We are writing the next chapter for modern food production and inviting you to join us. Please do not hesitate to call Theis Brøgger, Vice President, Group Communication, at +45 40331047 to learn more about the position. 
Send your CV and a few words about your motivation as soon as possible, as we review all candidates continuously and reserve the right to stop the search once we have found the right candidate.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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