Hot Job: Corporate Communications at L'Oreal

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The position: Corporate communications manager for L'Oréal

Location: New York City

Job duties: This person handles all public relations and communications tasks related to L'Oréal's For Women in Science and For Girls in Science programs. The position involves acting as a liaison for all FWIS program partners, managing the budget, overseeing purchase orders and developing and producing all program materials such as press releases, marketing materials, etc. Will also help develop annual long-range plans and budgets and conduct weekly article searches for news related to women in science. This person will also manage the FWIS fellowship application, selection and awards process. Will be expected to generate ideas and suggestions for how to improve the program.

The company: L'Oréal is a major global cosmetics, hair products and fragrance company. The company has more than 64,000 employees worldwide.

Requirements: Must have a college degree, plus three to five years professional experience in marketing, public relations or a related field. Requires proficiency in Microsoft Office programs and excellent Internet research skills. Must be self-motivated with good collaboration skills. Must be comfortable making presentations to senior-level staff members, and be able to work well in a fast-paced environment with little supervision. Passion for the FWIS mission is essential, as are tact and diplomacy. Must be able to maintain confidentiality about all projects as necessary, and handle multiple tasks with organization, flexibility and accuracy. They are looking for a team player with good written and verbal communication skills and excellent listening skills.

Extra perks: Will be traveling several weeks a year. Each new employee at L'Oréal goes through a two-year integration and support program that involves regularly scheduled meetings, roundtable discussions, on-the-job training and mentoring.

Interesting info: This person will also be responsible for overseeing the For Girls in Science activity kit project.