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Global Communication Lead (m/w/d)

At TE, you will unleash your potential working with people from diverse backgrounds and industries to create a safer, sustainable and more connected world.

Job Overview

You’re a passionate storyteller and would like to share how technology can accelerate the transition to renewable power generation? You’re experienced in developing internal communications programs that help drive cultural change? And you want to be part of a growing business in a global organization? Then this is the right job for you!

The Global Communications Lead is responsible for developing and executing all aspects of the BU’s strategic communications activities, including executive communications, employee engagement, reputation management, media relations, and content development for the company’s earned and owned communications channels. To be successful in this role, you will work closely with senior executives, functional leaders and TE’s marketing and communications community.

The ideal candidate will be a strong writer, a project manager, an able communicator and self-directed with an ability to execute a high volume of projects that support a variety of stakeholders. You’ll bring experience working in an international, matrixed organization and master the English language. This position will report to the Director of Global Marketing and Communications.

Key responsibilities

•    Leadership and Internal Communications
-    Develop a comprehensive internal communications program for the business unit, from concept to execution, to drive greater employee engagement and cultural change.
-    Program execution, from messaging and media creation to management of internal digital channels, including development of a content calendar; writing, editing and publishing internal stories; and driving the executive quarterly update program.
-    Partner with BU senior management to plan and deploy informative and compelling executive communications.
-    Collaborate with and further develop a global network of “communications champions” at major sites and across key functions within the Energy business and orchestrate a holistic, robust and proactive communications program that engages all office and factory employees.
•    External Communications and Media Relations
-    Develop and implement a trade media and industry partner communications strategy that brings the TE story to life and amplifies TE’s brand reputation. 
-    Establish and maintain relationships with trade media and technical journalists in the Energy sector. 
-    Plan and execute communications activities around new product introductions, key industry events and thought leadership initiatives.
-    Organize media training and crisis communications preparation exercises for BU leadership.
•    Establish and track KPIs to measure effectiveness, progress and impact of internal and external communications programs.
•    Work with BU leadership, legal teams and corporate communications to manage internal and external communications related to crisis, M&A communications, and investor relations.
•    Establish and manage agency relationships, including evaluation, selection, briefing and project management. 
•    Some travel required.

 

 

Experience/Qualifications

•    Undergraduate degree in communications, journalism, marketing, business or similar discipline required. Graduate degree in same preferred.
•    6+ years of professional communications experience in an international B2B or technological environment and a demonstrated ability to produce effective communication strategies.
•    Exceptional writing skills, ability to understand and distill information, be concise and capture interest; adept at both originating materials and editing the work of others. 
•    Passionate about storytelling: ability to recognize, research, source and craft stories around the company brand and value proposition in target markets (renewable energy, power infrastructure).
•    Demonstrated ability to work with and counsel senior leadership. 
•    Self-directed with strong organizational and project management skills.
•    Expert skills in Microsoft Office applications and proficiency in digital/social enterprise applications.
•    Native or near-native English skill level required.
•    Experience providing direction to agencies and managing vendor relationships and budgets.
•    Strong interpersonal, collaboration and communication skills with a proven ability to handle sensitive matters with empathy, tact and diplomacy

 

Competencies

Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

About TE Connectivity
TE Connectivity is a $12 billion global industrial technology leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive and connected future. Our broad range of connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, enable advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications and the home. With approximately 80,000 employees, including more than 7,500 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 140 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at www.te.com and on LinkedIn, Facebook, WeChat and Twitter.

What TE Connectivity offers:

We offer competitive rewards & compensation. Our commitment to our employees includes offering benefit programs that are comprehensive, competitive and will meet the needs of our employees.
•    Competitive Salary Package
•    Performance-Based Bonus Plans
•    Health and Wellness Incentives
•    Employee Stock Purchase Program
•    Community Outreach Programs / Charity Events
•    Employee Resource Groups

Location: 

OTTOBRUNN, BY, DE, 85521

City:  OTTOBRUNN
State:  BY
Country/Region:  DE
Travel:  Less than 10%
Requisition ID:  88168
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Sales & Marketing


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