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Title:  Corporate Affairs & Communications Manager

Job ID:  15721
Country:  Belgium
City:  Strombeek-Bever
Professional area:  Corporate Affairs & Communications
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Experienced

JTI is a leading international tobacco company with operations in more than 120 countries. We’re the global owner of world-renowned brands such as Winston, the number two cigarette brand in the world, and Camel (outside the US). Our global brands also include Mevius, LD and Natural American Spirit, and we manufacture the internationally recognized Logic e-cigarette brand and Ploom Tech, a major brand in the heated tobacco category. 
Headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, we employ over 40’000 people across the globe. We were recently awarded Global Top Employer for the fourth consecutive year with regional Top Employer Certification in Europe #1, Asia #1, North America #1, Africa #2 and Middle East #3. This is recognition of our outstanding talent strategy, energizing culture and commitment to learning and development. 
We are a member of the Japan Tobacco Group of Companies. For more information visit  



You were educated in law, economics or business administration and are ready to set your next step in your career? Are you ready to join JTI, the international tobacco company in more than 120 countries?


Sounds good? To strengthen our Corporate Affairs & Communications department, we are currently looking for a (m / f):


Corporate Affairs & Communications Manager

What is your challenge as a Corporate Affairs & Communications Manager?


The position of the CA&C manager will mainly consist of assisting, supporting and representing the CA&C Director in areas of regulation (TPDII), tobacco taxation, Anti Illicit Trade/Compliance and media engagement. The most important focus is on managing fiscal laws, tobacco and emerging products/reduced risk products regulations and European tobacco laws. Next to this, the CA&C manager will take care of politcal and media monitoring.  You will be in charge of internal contacts and team briefings and communication towards internal stakeholders in the Brussels office and externally towards trade media and external stakeholders. Furthermore, you will organize and attend internal and external CA&C events.  In addition, you will monitor JTI projects with regards to Community Investment, Cultural Projects and Corporate Responsability and will provide follow-up on Regional and/or HQ functions requests in those fields. This role has strategic importance because of its large impact on business results which can be significantly affected by the fiscal and regulatory measures imposed upon the tobacco industry.


Do you have what it takes to be Corporate Affairs & Communications Manager?


Analytical, autonomous and a great networker. As a Corporate Affairs & Communications Manager these are your keywords! If this already sounds familiar, great! But we think you need this in order to make this position a success:  


  • You have a university degree in a relevant field as law, economics, politics or business administration
  • At least 3 years of professional experience in a ministerial or parliamentary office, a consulting firm (public affairs, advocacy, lobbying) or business in sectors such as food, oil, spirits and pharmaceuticals.
  • You have a deep understanding of the political arena and public decision making process.
  • You have great communication skills, oral and written in Dutch, French and English.
  • You have advanced knowledge of Excel, Word and PowerPoint and good command of social media networks.



We have an offer you can’t refuse!


A fascinating and varied job within a dynamic, international FMCG company where you receive the necessary training and guidance.

An attractive competitive salary, supplemented by extra-legal benefits, such as meal vouchers, group insurance, hospital insurance and lots of other benefits such as sports at the office and many team building events.


 Are you the Corporate Affairs & Communications Manager your new colleagues are waiting for?

If you have what it takes and rather start today than tomorrow, we would be happy to get in touch. You can apply by using the "Apply" button and let’s find out if there is a match!


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