Head of External Communication

Zug Permanent
  • Unique build up opportunity for a new created external communication department
  • Exciting opportunity for a newly build headquarter

About Our Client

Our client is a global growing automotive supplier. You will own the external perception and reputation of our client across Europe, positively positioning the brand and managing relationships with media partners and external stakeholders. With an overarching goal of building a strong reputation for business, the Head of External Communications will
coordinate European projects across regions and markets, establishing a strategy that support the client's growth plans.

Job Description

  • Developing the external communications strategy and ensuring its application throughout the year in close collaboration with all stakeholders
  • Defining and managing all external communications projects on a national and international level to build and manage the client's brand and to position the company with key messages in opinion leading media, industry and events
  • Creating press releases, statements, Q&A, preparation of crisis communication, press kits, photo database and video content, customer success and newsroom stories, presentations, newsletters, speeches and hosting media round tables
  • Producing business-relevant content in cooperation with key stakeholders in the organization and create appealing presentation formats
  • Ensuring external communications messages correspond to internal communications messages
  • Adapting content to specific target audiences, including senior management, direct customers and indirect customers, such as brand owners and retailers
  • Implementing creative and innovative ideas to illustrate communication content
  • Lead and develop a decentralized team in Europe
  • Ensuring all stakeholders act in compliance with group media relations policy.
  • Generating ideas for catchy content illustration

The Successful Applicant

  • University degree with a specialization in communications, public relations, marketing, journalism and/or business
  • Experience in managing and coordinating projects together with an international communications team, especially external communications, media relations or experience as a spokesperson for an international industry body or an international organization
  • A good sense of the appropriate tone of voice and the use of visuals, videos and graphics
  • Investor relations experience desired
  • Ability to manage diverse internal and external stakeholders by setting the right priorities and ensuring the smooth flow of communication
  • Highly self-motivated with the drive to generate and implement new ideas and follow up results
  • Ability to manage complexity in an international and dynamic build up environment
  • Conceptual and analytical skills, strategic thinking and strong business acumen.
  • Fluent in English, German would be a strong asset

What's on Offer

being part of a growing and dynamic organization

Contact
Ekin Yazici
Quote job ref
JN-102021-3611695

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Ekin Yazici
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JN-102021-3611695