Sustainability Marketing & Communications Manager

Location: 

Petaling Jaya, 10, MY, 47800

Job Type: 

At Barry Callebaut, we are on a journey to transform the cocoa and chocolate industry. As the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products, our actions truly shape the future of our industry. We are a business-to-business company, serving the entire food sector, from the cocoa bean to the finest chocolate product. We are a company with a purpose, we believe in doing well by doing good and reinvesting in the communities we operate. We have a long-standing commitment to sustainability and our goal is to shape a sustainable cocoa and chocolate future. We are headquartered in Zurich, and have more than 12,000 passionate Employees working in more than 40 countries worldwide. We are very proud of who we are and what we do. And of course, we are always looking for talented people to help us have a positive impact on our industry and beyond!

About the role

To fuel our growth objective in line with GamePlan’26 in the Asia Pacific region, we are looking for a Sustainability Marketing and Communications Manager in our Singapore headquarters. This role will assist the Head of Marketing in shaping and driving the Barry Callebaut sustainability solutions, helping our customers develop a value proposition to lead the way and innovate through sustainability.

 

Key responsibilities include

Reporting to the Head of Marketing (based in Singapore), he/she will need to

  • Develop and recommend value proposition for the customers, in line with consumer trends in the market, tying back to the customer's brand and making it relevant to their target audience. 
  • Help customers with narratives, roadmap and lead the way to communicate, educate & innovate through sustainability
  • Deep understanding of regional/local consumer insights (attitudes and behaviors towards sustainability) and work with segment marketing teams to embed them into our innovative product concepts, stepping up our solution selling game in co-creations and inspirations with customers.
  • Develop marketing and external communication materials on sustainability relevant for the Asia markets, and in line with global guidelines
  • Work with brand and portfolio managers (FM/Cocoa/Gourmet) to adapt insights and communications materials fit for the brand and for them to execute across the region
  • Work with Customer engagement teams to identify the optimal communication channels (offline & online) to acquire and convert leads with our sustainability solutions.
  • Serve as regional spokesperson on sustainability
  • Work with Sustainability business development manager to develop sustainability-related customer proposals and long-term supply contracts
  • Work with global sustainability team on relevant global initiatives
  • Work with Sustainability business development manager to train sales for C-level conversations

 

About you

  • Masters/Degree in Marketing & Communications or related.
  • Min 8-10 years of marketing experience in B2C FMCG beverage or food industry with international experience or exposure
  • Excellent language skills, written and spoken (Proficiency in English; at least one other language is a preference)
  • Great storytelling and presentation skills
  • Has previously worked for a company that positions sustainability as a business driver
  • An active user of various digital media/social media platforms know how digital media functions and appreciates the impact it’s bringing to consumers’ lives today.
  • Occasional travel is part of the job
  • Has strong leadership skills and ability to influence without authority
  • A team player with great communication skills

 

At Barry Callebaut, we are committed to Diversity & Inclusion. United by our strong values, we thrive on the diversity of who we are, where we come from, what we’ve experienced and how we think. We are committed to nurturing an inclusive environment where people can truly be themselves, grow to their full potential and feel they belong. #oneBC - Diverse People, Sustainable Growth.

If you want to learn more about Barry Callebaut, please find further information here.

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