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ANZ Corporate Communications Manager

Date:  Nov 24, 2022
Brand:  EssilorLuxottica

North Sydney, AU, 2060

We are EssilorLuxottica, a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of ophthalmic lenses, frames and sunglasses. Formed in 2018 by the combination of Essilor and Luxottica, our Company combines two centuries of innovation and human endeavour to elevate vision care and the consumer experience around it. We are home to the most loved and widely-recognized vision care and eyewear brands in the world. Our proprietary eyewear brands include Ray-Ban, Oakley, Costa, Vogue Eyewear, Persol and Oliver Peoples, complemented by over 20 prestigious licensed brands. Our advanced lens technologies include Varilux, Crizal, Eyezen, Stellest and Transitions. We offer superior shopping and patient experiences with a network of 18,000 stores including world-class retail brands like Sunglass Hut, LensCrafters, Salmoiraghi & Viganò and GrandVision.

Every day, EssilorLuxottica’s 180,000 employees in 150 countries work towards a common mission to help people see more and be more. In 2021, the Company’s milestones included a collaboration with Meta to launch Ray-Ban Stories smart glasses; the acquisition of GrandVision bringing 39,000 new employees into our family; expansion of our International Employee Shareholding community, and the launch of Eyes on the Planet, our strategic approach to sustainability.

In Australia and New Zealand, we operate the iconic retail and eye care brands: Sunglass Hut, OPSM, Ray-ban and Laubman & Pank.



Role: Senior Corporate Communications Manager, EssilorLuxottica ANZ


Lead and execute the internal and external corporate communications strategy across the EssilorLuxottica business in ANZ, with elements of broader organisation-wide communications. Oversee the communication framework and work closely with the leadership team to deliver business outcomes through informative, engaging and relevant communications and events.

Key stakeholder are business heads and Human Resources.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the successful implementation and delivery of a number of strategic initiatives through a tailored communications plan under the direction of the APAC Public Relations and ANZ+ Japan Communication Director and/or Leadership team.
  • Lead the continuous improvement of internal communications channels, including delivering a fresh and consistent internal visual identity (in alignment with Corporate Comm team)
  • Build the strategy for proactively aligning internal audiences around the business strategy, company values, and priorities and drive the communications and engagement programs
  • Drive the effectiveness of company-wide communications strategies through channels, content and events.
  • Plan and execute internal corporate events like EssilorLuxottica stand ups/town hall meetings
  • Coordinates media relations around EL more institutional topics
  • Implements major internal initiatives from agenda preparation and content creation such as announcements, presentations, videos and other formats.
  • Advises the Leadership team and other functional leaders on the most appropriate internal and external communications strategies and approaches for each scenarios, including sensitive topics.
  • Prepare, review, edit and approve content for internal announcements, reorganisation communications, internal events, and other sensitive topics.
  • Maintains a consistent voice across all communications, written and verbal, and across company leadership. Responds to feedback from staff and adjusts communications content accordingly.
  • Partners with global communications team and HR on any group-wide communication messages.


Your Background:

  • 6-8 years' experience in communications and supporting senior leadership, ideally in a retail and/or fastmoving setting
  • Successfully developed and executed employee communications strategy, with a focus on communicating in an office setting
  • A strong understanding of strategic communications and experience supporting organisational and HR change announcements affecting the wider business
  • Led change communication strategy from development to implementation end to end.
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills and a capability to simultaneously managing multiple projects with different deadlines
  • Excellent stakeholder management with senior leadership, presentation, and interpersonal skills
  • The energy and interest to support a broad range of matters in a busy team & a fast-paced large organisation
  • Previously worked in a large business with a diverse employee audience and experience working with multi-stakeholders across ANZ preferably and overseas occasionally.



Essilor Luxottica has announced it will be requiring Australian and New Zealand team members to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (subject to medical and religious exemptions).

As an inclusive, team-first company, our people are at the core of everything we do. 

We are a highly diverse group of over 80,000 individuals in 150 countries, we are united as one enthusiastic community of dedicated, fun and passionate people. We have always been committed to making the best glasses possible to enable people to enjoy the beauty of life in all its forms. 

A unique brand portfolio that includes proprietary brands such as Ray-Ban, Oakley, Vogue Eyewear, Persol, Oliver Peoples and prestigious licensed brands such as Giorgio Armani, Burberry, Bulgari, Chanel, Valentino and Versace is among Luxottica's core strengths.

We care deeply about creating a workplace where our team members feel valued, respected and empowered. We are committed to providing equal opportunity regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation or life stage. 

We value flexibility, and encourage our team members to work in ways that meet their work/life commitments and support their wellbeing. 


We work hard to create a safe and inclusive environment for all, and most importantly, we're all about creating better experiences – for our customers and for each other.

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