GrandVision is a global leader in optical retailing and delivers high quality and affordable eye care to more and more customers around the world. The high quality eye care offered by GrandVision includes a wide range of services provided by its vision expert, prescription glasses including frames and lenses, contact lenses and contact lens care products, and sunglasses both plain and with prescription lenses. These products are offered through leading optical retail banners which operate more than 40 countries across Europe, the Americas, the Middle East and Asia. GrandVision serves its customers in over 7,000 stores and with more than 36,000 employees which are proving every day that in EYE CARE, WE CARE MORE.
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Developing Careers & Potential
Within all GrandVision companies we recruit for a career, not just a job. We are passionate about customer satisfaction and develop our people to look for growth potential within the job and within the company. Our preference is to always promote internally where possible. So, wherever people start, there’s always somewhere else to go. We strive for continuous improvement and our new recruits help us to further raise the future potential of our company.
Our whole business is full of people who have gone on to achieve a successful career through experiencing a variety of different roles in different locations and area of our business. We continually support and develop our people who have the desire, ambition and potential to grow.
Communications Manager Schiphol, Amsterdam Area
As a member of this high-profile team, you will be responsible for the preparation and project management of GrandVision’s external publications including the Integrated Report, contributing to the understanding of the company by building trust and confidence with stakeholders.
You will be the owner and content manager of the corporate website and social media accounts, Integrated Report, and, together with the business, the category teams and GrandVision’s Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability team, will develop and publish content on an ongoing basis. You will be the internal counterpart of different media agencies GrandVision works with, coordinate internal work streams, and execute GrandVision’s communications strategy, and communications related projects.
You will also support the Director Investor Relations with the preparation of non-financial press releases, Q&A and presentations.
Director Investor Relations
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Project Manager of GrandVision’s Integrated Report:
Conceptualization of Integrated Report including presentation of themes, case studies, design elements including coverer page and changes vs. previous year
Selection of best and most cost effective suppliers
Coordination with all internal content owners and external suppliers (Tangelo, copywriter, designer/editor)
Delivery of Annual Report including online version
Primary content owner and manager of GrandVision’s Corporate website:
Re-launch of GrandVision’s corporate website to ensure website remains relevant for various stakeholders: employees, media, investors, customers, etc.
Continuous improvement of website including coordination with external suppliers and internal content owners of subpages
Edit, update, review and revise content as necessary
Responsibility for all GrandVision social media accounts:
Ownership of global social media activities and accounts (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc.), to engage audiences across traditional and new media
Development of content in coordination with the business / countries
Monitor social media activities of GrandVision’s global retail banners
Develop and exchange best practices within GrandVision group
Other communications tasks:
Development of media kit for website
Publication of press releases on website and distribution service
Maintain company presentation
Required qualifications/level of education
Master’s degree in business, Communications, arts/humanities or other relevant university degree
Excellent knowledge of English (written & spoken), Dutch and/or other European languages are an asset
Minimum five years of experience in communications in an international environment
Experience in writing annual reports
Project management experience
Core competencies/ Personal attributes
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to collaborate with peers functionally, cross-functionally and across geographies
Team spirit and collaborative working approach
Self-driven, motivated individual with the ability to operate independently and under pressure
Innovative, problem-solving personal style capable of developing solutions to the varied challenges faced
Positive, customer first, can do attitude
Ability to deliver high quality work under pressure of tight deadlines Inquisitive passion for the business and the markets where the organization operates; motivated to connect with the local senior management teams
Outstanding organizational and project management skills
Good business acumen
NB. If you have not heard back from us after 27 days, please consider your application not to be successful.