Manager, Public Relations – Personal Care

31 Aug, 2022


Manager, Public Relations – Personal Care

Englewood Cliffs, NJ

Background & Purpose of the Job


We are searching for a passionate storyteller, who thrives on creating compelling and thoughtful narratives that capture hearts and minds. This role will support our personal care brands, which are some of the most recognizable and well-regarded brands in the world. Our Personal Care business is committed to delivering superior products that address our daily self-care needs, from well-being to body care. We reach millions of people every day and want all people to live and be well.


Who You Are & What You’ll Do

  • You will be the resident PR expert for the US Personal Care brand teams, serving as a trusted communications strategist managing strategic and executional excellence for our public relations efforts.
  • Work with brand teams, including but not limited to our Dove Men+Care, Degree and Bath brands, to deliver outstanding and innovative brand PR programs driven by effective and actionable briefs. Programs will work to maximize brand power and align with the brand and business objectives and priorities.
  • Review and approve all press materials, key message documents, PR budgets, etc.
  • Support executive communications efforts and internal PC communications such as external speaking engagements, business unit communications, personnel recognitions and additional opportunities to drive our culture of care internally.
  • Generate innovative ideas and identify agile opportunities that can add value to campaigns while working to maximize proposed approaches in partnership with agencies.
  • Build and nurture relationship with media contacts.
  • Partner closely with paid media counterparts and personal care hub team to optimize campaigns and maximize the power of paid and earned media.
  • Coordinate PC brand participation in cross brand activities and events.
  • Contribute to issues mitigation processes.
  • Work closely with the other corporate functions (e.g. corporate communications; external affairs; legal) to ensure cross discipline collaboration and alignment.
  • Set highest standards for excellence for PR within the organization by gleaning and implementing learnings with external agencies including oversight for agency reporting, and performance data and analytics.


What You’ll Need To Succeed

  • Experience managing multiple programs and campaigns and ability to convert this work into demonstratable results.
  • Innovative thinking that pushes our agencies and brands to maximize opportunities and impact.
  • A strong eye for and love of culture, and experience driving coverage and talkability in culture.
  • Experience with a globally matrixed organization is a plus.
  • Experience managing agencies, and talent.
  • 5+ years experience in public relations, brand communications (agency or in-house)


What We Can Offer You

Culture for Growth | Top Notch Employee Health & Well Being Benefits | Every Voice Matters | Global Reach | Unilever: Life | LinkedIn | Strategy | Unilever | Why work for Unilever | Careers at UnileverUnilever Global Website | Check Out Our Space


For office-based, Research & Development, and remote positions, proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required to be eligible for employment. Religious and/or medical accommodations will be considered on a case-by-case basis.




Unilever is an organization committed to diversity and inclusion to drive our business results and create a better future every day for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.  For more information, please see Equal Employment Opportunity Posters
Employment is subject to verification of pre-screening tests, which may include drug screening, background check, credit check and DMV check.


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Job posted: 2022-08-31