Corporate Comms Manager, China

Region: China

State: Shanghai

City: Shanghai

Business Unit: Store Support Centre (SSC)

Description & Requirements

Job Summary: 

The Global Communications and PR team aims to inspire people around the world through unparalleled storytelling and experiences that celebrate our unique culture and fuel our business success.

We are looking for a Corporate Communications Manager, reporting to the Senior Manager, China Communications and PR. The role will be 70% responsible for delivering strategic and compelling corporate narratives to elevate our reputation in China, and 30% responsible for building a top-notch employer brand internally and externally.

Core Accountabilities: 

  • Develop China corporate communications strategy in alignment with global guidance to support regional business priorities, tell China’s success stories and safeguard lululemon’s corporate reputation
  • Drive executive communications internally and externally, including media interviews and industry speaking opportunities
  • Drive internal communication storytelling that supports our position as an employer of choice
  • Support issue management and crisis communications, including working closely with global partners to operationalize company's issue and crisis preparedness and response mechanism, working with the Global Corporate Communications team to develop reactive communications guidelines, and acting as a media response POC to mitigate reputation risks
  • Lead strategic and impactful internal communications and engagement initiatives that celebrate our culture, drive engagement, and enable business results, while supporting key internal stakeholders to deliver effective communications
  • Identify local storytelling opportunities that resonate globally
Build and maintain relations with key business media titles in China

Must haves:

  • 6-8 years of dynamic experience in corporate communications;
  • Track records of strategic planning, managing and executing corporate and internal communications initiatives
  • Proven track record managing issues and developing reactive and proactive communications
  • Have a keen understanding of the media and social landscapes in China
  • Experience working and providing strategic counsel to senior executives
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills in Mandarin and English
  • Passion, knowledge, or involvement in about fitness and wellbeing
Bachelor’s degree or above

Working Conditions:

Ability to:

  • Be proactive, agile and strategic
  • Be detail-oriented and well-organized
  • Manage multi-tasks in a fast-paced, changing and growing environment
  • Work effectively in cross-cultural teams

·        Give & receive feedback

Our “must haves”:

  • Proven work ethic with utmost integrity
  • Desire to excel and succeed
  • Actively live and breathe the lululemon culture and lifestyle
  • Self-awareness, with a desire for constant self improvement (goal-oriented)
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and an egoless nature
  • Self motivated, passionate, empathetic, approachable
  • Outgoing, energetic, upbeat and fun!