Working at Imperial

Wherever you join us, be part of a challenger global team working together to drive our business forward. However you want to challenge yourself, develop and make your mark, here you can.

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Working at Imperial

We’re a global FMCG, the fourth largest in our industry sector – and that’s how we like it. We’re proud to be a challenger, it makes us agile.

We adapt and respond to our consumer needs and markets trends, with the ability to develop more innovative solutions than larger competitors, at pace. This flows through every aspect of our business.

Challengers and collaborators thrive and new ideas rule the day. However you want to challenge yourself, develop your skills and make your mark, here you can. 

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Who we are

We’re home to over 27,000 talented people worldwide. Our can-do attitude and collaborative approach is one of the reasons why renowned brands like Davidoff, JPS and Rizla retain their strong equity.

And why we’re able to pioneer innovative next generation product brands like blu and build recognition on an international basis – all while generating £30bn in annual revenue and creating quality choices for consumers.

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Why join us?

We aren’t afraid to seize opportunities and make things happen – both individually and collaboratively. This truly is a place where we all share a challenger mindset which drives our success.

We’re committed to putting the consumer at the centre of what we do, while creating an innovative and vibrant workplace that is diverse and inclusive. It empowers us to bring our true selves to work, to collaborate more effectively through showing our passion and being confident to bring new ideas to the table.

We place a high value on learning and development, offering a range of award-winning opportunities. And if that’s not enough, we’ve also been recognised as a Top Employer for five years in a row! 



Where we are

Headquartered in the UK, we’re a global business with product brands that have presence in over 100 countries around the world. You may know us as Imperial Brands or in specific countries you may know us by our entity brand names such as Imperial Tobacco, Reemtsma, Altadis, Seita, Fontem Ventures and ITG Brands.

Our business strategy drives our primary markets in the UK, USA, Germany, Spain and Australia, each offering an exciting and diverse range of opportunities. No less important is our significant employee base across the remainder of Europe – including in Poland, home to factories, enabling functions and our new Global Supply Chain hub – as well as in north and sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East and Asia.


Our priority markets

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United Kingdom

With offices in London and Bristol, the UK is home to many of our central functions and the teams managing recognised well-known brands such as L&B, Embassy and Golden Virginia as well as our vape brand blu. Our Liverpool laboratory supports our ambition to deliver a successful pipeline of innovative next generation products.

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Germany

We have a historic presence in the city of Hamburg, home to the teams that oversee our activities not only in Germany but also several neighbouring markets. Our factory in Langenhagen is one of our leading manufacturing facilities, a technically advanced site which produces brands for markets across Europe and beyond.

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Spain

Altadis, our Spanish business with a rich heritage, is headquartered in Madrid. Our 'local jewel' brands include Nobel, Ducados and Fortuna. And in Cantabria you'll find our dedicated European mass market cigar factory, which manufactures brands such as Farias for the Spanish and French markets among others.

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Australia

Our activities in Australia began in 1999 when, following a merger between two competitors, we acquired several tobacco and rolling paper brands. We've since introduced the likes of JPS, L&B and Riverstone, and today the market is one of our most important profit contributors. Our Australasian operations are run from our local headquarters in iconic Sydney.

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USA

We're directing significant resource and energy towards ITG Brands, our standalone business in the US. Headquartered in Greensboro in North Carolina – alongside a cigarette factory – ITG Brands manages a portfolio of well-known tobacco brands which include Winston, Kool and USA Gold cigarettes as well as Backwoods cigars. Our vaping brand blu is also available in the US.

Our global reach

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Western Europe

Paris is home to our historic French business SEITA, where it all began for the iconic Gauloises brand, and Amsterdam is a significant base for many of our people working for our next generation product unit. Rizla papers are made at our dedicated facility in Belgium and many of our fine cut tobacco brands are produced at our factory in the Netherlands.

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Central and Eastern Europe

Our Global Supply Chain Centre of Excellence is being established in central Warsaw and we also operate two factories in Poland, along with another in Ukraine. We've a strong national sales presence in several markets in the region including Hungary and Poland as well as the Czech Republic, where we're piloting sales of our next generation products Pulze and iD.

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South East Europe

Headquarted in the vibrant capital cities of Rome and Athens, two of our most important tobacco and next generation product markets in this region are Italy and Greece. We also operate a sizeable manufacturing facility in Skopje in North Macedonia, which produces cigarettes for export to a range of neighouring and global market destinations.

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Nordics

Snus is an oral tobacco product with a long history of use in this region, and the Skruf and Knox brands made at our factory in Sävsjö are popular in both Sweden and neighbouring Norway. The site also produces a new generation of tobacco-free alternatives, which are gaining traction in the Nordics and in a handful of other European markets.

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Middle East and Asia

Our presence across a number of markets in the Middle East is managed from our regional headquarters in Dubai. Saudia Arabia is an important market for our Davidoff cigarette brand, and the same is true at the other end of the continent in Taiwan, where we also operate a sizeable factory making cigarettes for the domestic and export markets.

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Africa

Our significant business in Morocco includes a manufacturing site and, in common with other parts of north Africa, it's an important market for our Gauloises brand. We have strong and established positions in several markets in sub-Saharan Africa too. Our comprehensive activities in Madagascar include our own tobacco growing operations.


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