Communication Manager

Job location:
Paris, France
Created moment:
April 20, 2022
Job reference:
REQ - 05617

The Company

The world leader in mineral-based specialty solutions for industry, with over 16,000 employees and over 200 sites worldwide, Imerys delivers high value-added, functional solutions to diversified set of industrial sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its knowledge of applications, technological expertise and its material science know-how to deliver solutions based on beneficiation of its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. These contribute essential properties to customers’ products and performance, including refractoriness, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and repellency. Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.

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The Position

Communication Manager

Job Summary


  • Imerys is seeking a Communication Manager to oversee Market Communication including events, product branding & content, press relations as well as digital content. 


Performance Minerals EMEA perimeter

  • 3770 employés

  • 1.1bn€ turnover

  • 80 sites & offices

  • 25 countries


  • A Business Partner, develop and be accountable for the Communication strategy supporting the Plastics, Paints & Coating, Rubber & Adhesive, Caulk & Sealant Market and the Board & Paper Market.

  • Design and implement a comprehensive Communication strategy to promote the market awareness of the Segment’s products and applications in line with both Market VPs needs and the Group’s strategy.

  • Ensure Communication alignment and sharing of good practices between Corporate Communication team and the other Communication Market Business Partners. 

  • Lead end to end event management experience (exhibitions, conferences & customer events), from the planning to post event follow up.

  • Identify, set up and ensure roll out and follow up of a yearly media planning.

  • Design and implement the digital communication strategy for each market you will manage in accordance with Group strategy.

  • Lead regular BA Editorial Committees to develop relevant content and implement the right communications & the right channels towards the different audiences. 

  • Identify & network with key stakeholders to ensure proper implementation of Communication Strategy.

  • Team work with Market teams to produce and implement relevant and measurable communication tools to support the business.

  • Support Corporate Communication team with the creation and implementation of a set of standards and guidelines related to Branding & Content.

  • Define appropriate KPIs to measure the performance of the different communication actions and adapt if necessary.

  • Support Communication Director with Budget.

  • Work on transversal projects in an international and collaborative team within a dynamic and evolving context.


Key competencies

  • Adaptability

  • Rigor

  • Good interpersonal skills and sense of diplomacy

  • Ability to prioritise tasks 

  • Strong organization skills: self-directed and capable of working effectively in a fast-paced and challenging communication environment whilst managing multiple projects.

  • Analytical and synthetic mindset

  • Autonomy

  • Worked either in-house or agency

  • Strong relationship management skills: ability to manage relationships at all levels of the organisation and strong customer service skills to effectively deal with the demands of various stakeholders.

  • Team spirit

Ideal background/ experience

  • Education: Master’s degree with a specialization in Communication. 

  • Experience: Ideally from 7 years of experience in a communications agency or international company managing external communication and events management.

  • Technical skills: excellent writing skills

  • Language: English (mother tongue or bilingual), French a +

Position Type

Full time



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