Senior Manager, Corporate External Communications

Multiple Locations
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 2 days ago
Job Description
JOB DESCRIPTION Senior Manager, Corporate External Communications Levi Strauss & Co San Francisco, CA We believe that clothes — and how you make them — can make a difference. Since 1853, we’ve been passionate about innovation to meet people’s needs. We invented the first blue jean. And we reinvented khaki pants. We pioneered labor and environmental guidelines for our manufacturing partners. And we work to build sustainability into everything we do. A company doesn’t last 160 years by standing still. It endures by reinventing itself, striving to delight its consumers, winning in the marketplace, and by remaining true to its values. We employ more than 17,000 people around the world – supporting great brands, including Levi’s®, Dockers® and Denizen®. Our employees are committed to progress, authenticity and collaboration. About the Job The Senior Manager of Corporate External Communications is essential to our success: you will create corporate communications campaigns and media strategies to position Levi Strauss & Co. as one of the apparel industry’s top-performing companies. This position reports to the Senior Director of Corporate Communications. You will help shape and tell our corporate narrative to essential media audiences and influencers to build awareness of LS&Co.’s leadership and heritage, business strategies and global performance. This includes managing essential business and financial communications such as quarterly earnings, shaping storytelling around LS&Co.’s strategic growth drivers, tapping into our history and heritage to tell a holistic story, and designing global external communications campaigns that enhance overall reputation. We are looking for a superb storyteller who will bring creativity, thoughtfulness and a keen ability to connect dots to tell our story. You’ll partner closely with our most senior executives to coach and advise them on the right stories to tell at the right time and to the right audience. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES • Develop corporate media strategies to build visibility of LS&Co.’s leadership and heritage, growth potential, global competitiveness, and performance. • Lead executive visibility and expertise programs including awards, rankings, and conferences/external forums around our performance and industry. • Partner closely with company historian to help tell LS&Co.’s heritage story. • Manage news releases and media inquiries on financial and investor matters, in partnership with LS&Co. Investor Relations team, including writing materials, securing approvals and handling communication with reporters. • Display business literacy and understanding of apparel industry news and trends to identify opportunities for storytelling. About You PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE / QUALIFICATIONS • University Degree with 6-8 years of experience in external communications and media relations • Writing test required • Corporate communications experience in a large multi-national company or a global consumer brand • Mix of agency and in-house experience preferable • Expertise in media relations and high comfort level working with the media for both proactive and reactive issues • Strong interpersonal skills • Professional posture and foresight; Proven experience in partnering with top-level executives and outside specialists • Demonstrated ability to present complex business ideas, strategies and results succinctly and persuasively at the senior executive level We put a lot of thought into our programs to provide you with a benefits package that matters. Whether it is for medical care, taking time off, improving your health or planning for retirement, we've got you covered. Here's a small snapshot: • 401K match: $1.25 for every $1.00 you contribute up to the first 6% of pay you save. • Five hours of paid volunteer time per month with nonprofit organizations • Product discount of 40% off regular-price merchandise The Company's policy is to provide equal opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, marital status, Vietnam era/disabled veteran status, physical or mental disability, or other protected classes prohibited by applicable law. Company policy prohibits harassment of applicants or employees on the basis of any protected classes. The Company has established a continuing Affirmative Action Program to assure equal employment opportunity in all its policy decisions affecting recruitment, selection, assignment, promotion, training, and all other terms and conditions of employment.­ LOCATION1155 Battery St. San Francisco, CA, 94111FULL TIME/PART TIMEFull time