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Team Leader Public Relations (m/f/d) - Job Köln - Jobs - GLOBALG.A.P.

Team Leader Public Relations (m/f/d)

Every generation has a right to safe food, and we support farmers to connect them to markets where they can sell their safely and sustainably produced agricultural products by developing and implementing farm assurance systems that are based on facts and recognized across the supply chain.

GLOBALG.A.P. is a trademark and a set of standards for good agricultural practices (G.A.P.). FoodPLUS GmbH is a limited liability cooperation registered in Cologne, Germany. It manages all company’s activities worldwide from standard setting through services for its partners, marketing, certification management to integrity and serves as legal entity to hold the international GLOBALG.A.P. and GGN (consumer label for GLOBALG.A.P. certified farms) copyrights.

We are immediately looking for a Team Leader (m/f/d) Public Relations in full-time (39 h/week). Our Public Relations Team is responsible for the professional interaction with our public stakeholders including media relations in the B2B and B2C area. They act pro-actively and responsively as the voice and face of our company, hereby reinforcing and growing our reputation towards our core values.

Your responsibilities

Technical tasks:

  • Set up public relations plan and monitor progress of corresponding KPIs based on identified company strategic priorities and agreed budget
  • Supervise the execution of the PR plan and of all activities (e. g. press conferences, media, press releases)
  • Provide input and suggestions to improve the PR plan
  • Align PR with marketing activities as well as priorities

Leadership tasks:

  • Plan and manage your budget
  • Present reports to the management
  • Plan new positions, incl. staff selection and onboarding
  • Execute feedback talks with team members
  • Act as a mediator when necessary (e. g. solving dissents)
  • Actively interact with other team leaders to assure operative exchange on business relevant activities
  • Follow the guidelines for team leaders and the Best Leadership Practice, live and incorporate our core values and be a role model to others

Your profile

  • Degree in the field of communication, media, journalism or equivalent
  • Minimum 10 years' professional experience in PR or marketing
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in managing employees
  • Proficient in German and English (C1 level)
  • PR and storytelling writing skills
  • High motivation to empower and develop staff along with a desire to actively impart knowledge   
  • Result-oriented, proactive, and committed way of working combined with strong entrepreneurial and strategic thinking
  • Following a high level of integrity in every taken action

Our offer

  • Integration into a multicultural, diverse team with shared values and the motivation to have a positive impact on the world and our future
  • Possibilities to grow professionally and personally by encouraging to take ownership for your working area and by a culture of continuous learning
  • Highly flexible approach in working time to ensure an optimum work-life balance
  • Free use of local public transport (JobTicket), share in Urban Sports Club fitness program, free coffee, tea, and water
  • Central office location in downtown Cologne
  • Holistic security concept in pandemic periods (home office preferred, office times possible in case of special needs and regulated by guideline)


If you strive to be part of a purpose-driven organization, we will be happy to read your motivation letter expressing the reason you want to work for us and a CV summarizing your relevant skills for the position. Please apply via our online form.
Team Leader Public Relations (m/f/d) - Job Köln - Jobs - GLOBALG.A.P.