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Corporate Affairs Coordinator Mars Veghel


We offer an unique, temporary parttime job (24 hours) at Mars, Veghel. 
A perfect opportunity to be responsible for the development, execution and coordination of Corporate Affairs activities. This entails activities in the area of Internal Communication, External Communication and Public Affairs.

  • 25-02-2020
  • Veghel
  • Temporary
  • Communicatie
  • HBO, WO
  • Euro 4000 - 5000
  • < 24 uur
  • Flexible working hours, Education & Training, Phone, Laptop

Job description Corporate Affairs Coordinator Mars Veghel

You will closely work with colleagues from Corporate Affairs (in other countries), Consumer Care, Marketing, and senior leaders. You will proactively manage Mars’s reputation as it relates to being an employer of choice, health and wellbeing and sustainability, especially sustainable chocolate production. Your natural curiousity makes that you quickly develop in-depth knowledge of our strategies, commitments and positions of relevant stakeholders. As a result, your pro-active communication is fact based and convincing.

Your profile

Mars' employees are more than just employees. That’s why they’d like you to be creative, customer-focused and action-oriented. You know how to manage different relationships in project teams and with external partners, and always look for creative solutions during problematic situations. Standing alone doesn’t make you nervous; it ensures you always aim to learn more and to grow within your division. In addition, you can positively influence others and direct them effectively.

Thats why you need to have:

  • Ability to familiarize content quickly;
  • Ability to see the "bigger picture" and ability to translate strategies into communication tactics and messages;
  • A talent for priority setting;
  • Knowledge of/experience with both internal and external communications and media relations;
  • Social media savvy;
  • Comfortable working with senior management.

Nice to have:

  • Higher Vocational (HBO) / Bachelor / Master Degree (WO) in journalism/communications marketing or similar;
  • At least 5 years of working experience in journalism/communications, including media experience and/or experience as a spokesperson;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in Dutch and English.

The offer

A global workplace with no walls, no borders and no limits. Your time at Mars should be something you enjoy – really enjoy. We want you to have fun, be challenged and explore your skills every day. No matter what skills you have, we always want you to achieve more. You experience a culture that affords you with lots of freedom, responsibility and ownership of your work.

What else:
- working with brands like M&M’s®, Snickers® and Celebrations®;
- being part of an international team with global responsibility;
- temporary employment on contract with SMS Intermediair, for a minimum of 4 to 5 months;
- salary range from € 4000,- to € 5000,-


Mars is a family-owned business with more than a century of history making diverse products and offering services for people and the pets people love. With almost $35 billion in sales, the company is a global business that produces some of the world’s best-loved brands: M&M’s®, SNICKERS®, TWIX®, MILKY WAY®, DOVE®, PEDIGREE®, ROYAL CANIN®, WHISKAS®, EXTRA®, ORBIT®, 5™, SKITTLES®, UNCLE BEN’S®, MARS DRINKS and COCOAVIA®. Mars also provides veterinary health services that include BANFIELD® Pet Hospitals, Blue Pearl®, VCA® and Pet Partners™. Mars operates in more than 80 countries. The Mars Five Principles – Quality, Responsibility, Mutuality, Efficiency and Freedom – inspire its more than 100,000 Associates to create value for all its partners and deliver growth they are proud of every day.

In order to thrive in this role Corporate Affairs Coordinator Mars Veghel

  • You are an expert in communications and media relations;
  • You have outstanding organisational skills and are able to prioritise and manage multiple projects simultaneously;
  • Meeting deadlines under pressure is second nature to you;
  • You are a problem solver with attention to detail and have strong decision-making abilities.


Do you have what it takes to be the voice of Mars Nederland? Apply now for the position of Corporate Affairs Coordinator.
For further information, you can contact me George Janssen, george@sms-intermediair.nl, 040-2114075.

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George Janssen

George Janssen

Partner / Senior Consultant

Email: george@sms-intermediair.nl

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