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Communications Manager, Business Partner

Job location : Paris, France
Created moment : 09/15/2021 - 02:00
Job reference : REQ - 04834

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

Communications Manager, Business Partner

Job Summary


Imerys is seeking a Communications Manager responsible for key support functions.

Experienced communications practitioner who, as one of a number of communications business partners, drives all communications activity in the functions ensuring it is entirely focused on the requirements of the business. 

Reports into the Employee & Leadership Communications Director


Scope: Worldwide 

Travel: may be required



  • A Business Partner, to develop and be accountable for the communications strategy supporting key central functions on a global scale.
  • Implement and cascade messaging towards these, and global, audiences. Work on dedicated communications plans for these functions.
  • Develop campaigns, manage content and implement the right communications & channels towards the different internal audiences.
  • Build & manage internal networks within these functions to ensure cascading of information.
  • Work closely with other functional Business Partners to ensure coordination and alignment of messages and activities.
  • Ensure campaigns and activity align and are communicated to the broader communication network.
  • Organizes internal events, sessions, town halls, etc. for these functions as appropriate.
  • Advise the functions’ senior teams on leadership communications, internal profile, personal comms style as part of the overall leadership comms program. 
  • Be the voice of the functions back into the comms team to ensure that all plans and activities are aligned.
  • Support the Employee & Leadership Communications Director on leadership programs.
  • Define appropriate KPIs to measure the performance of the different communication actions and adapt if necessary.
  • Work on transversal projects in an international and collaborative team within a dynamic and evolving context.


Education: Degree level education with a specialization in communications; additional post-graduate level education or further training desired.

Experience: 7+ years in a communications agency or international company with internal communications.

Technical skills: excellent writing skills

Language: Perfectly fluent in English, French advantageous but not essential.


  • Expert in internal communications
  • Excellent writing skills in English as well as the ability to translate abstract business concepts into meaningful ‘everyday’ language.
  • Able to have operational and strategic approaches
  • Ability to prioritise and multitask against a busy workload
  • Ability to manage relationships at all levels and strong “customer” service skills to effectively deal with the competing demands of various stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated ability to execute projects on time and to work collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Strong organization skills: self-directed and capable of working effectively in a fast-paced environment whilst managing multiple projects.
  • Experience of international environments and cultural differences is advantageous.

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Position Type

Full time



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IMERYS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and it is our policy to not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws.

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