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Corporate Affairs and Communications Manager

Corporate Affairs and Communications Manager
Organization: Japan Tobacco International (JTI)
Location: Danville, VA
Date Posted: 03/07/2024

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Department: Corporate Affairs & Communication

Location: Danville, Virginia

Reporting to: Corporate Affairs & Communication Director

Role: Permanent

Corporate Affairs and Communications Manager

Position Purpose

This position is responsible for anticipating and shaping the operating environment of the US Leaf market which creates commercial risk and/or competitive opportunity for the company. The incumbent will work to develop and implement strategies and programs to facilitate preferred changes in the operating environment in a responsible, proactive manner. In support of the above objective, the incumbent must develop a comprehensive understanding of the social, economic, political and regulatory environment in which the company operates, and of the special interest groups, organizations, and media which influence and shape public opinion in the market. The incumbent will oversee the design, development, and the delivery of media relations programs and projects that contribute to the reputation of JTI Leaf Services. The incumbent will liaise on a regular basis with the JTI market CA&C Director and Manager to coordinate consistency in messages and encourage best practice.


  • University degree or equivalent relevant education
  • Relevant experience in leaf business with a solid understanding of Social Responsibility Programs and communication; good understanding of agronomy is an asset
  • Understands Microsoft Office Applications
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Strong communication & interpersonal skills
  • Good analytical & problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines

What We Offer

  • Enjoy a competitive salary commensurate with the experience and responsibility requirements.

Excellent employee environment with a competitive benefits package including:

  • Annual Performance based Bonus
  • Annual Merit Increase
  • Healthcare
  • Dental Vision
  • Voluntary benefits
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid family leave benefit
  • 401k Plan Company Contributions
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability Assistance
  • Tuition Assistance

What Are The Next Steps – Recruitment Process

We are actively collecting CVs and evaluating qualifications. We will be reaching out to candidates whose profiles best match the requirements of the role. Please know that a negative decision is not a reflection of your capabilities or potential as a professional. It is a result of the competitive nature of the selection process.

“JTI offers equal employment opportunity and will not discriminate on the bases of race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors.”

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