Communications Specialist

thyssenkrupp nucera is the beginning of a new era defined by clean energy supply with green hydrogen at industrial scale. thyssenkrupp nucera offers world-leading technologies for high-efficiency electrolysis plants. The company, a Joint Venture with Industrie De Nora, has extensive in-depth knowledge in the engineering, procurement, and construction of electrochemical plants and a strong track record of more than 600 projects with a total rating of over 10 gigawatts already successfully installed. With its water electrolysis technology to produce green hydrogen, the company offers an innovative solution on an industrial scale for green value chains and an industry fueled by clean energy – a major step towards climate-neutrality.

We have an exciting job opportunity for an External Communications Manager who will drive our reputation and positioning towards media and external stakeholders in the US-market. You will report to the Managing Director and align with the Communications Team.

Your responsibilities

  • You will drive regional story ideation, think leadership and earn media coverage; facilitate inbound press inquiries and opportunities.
  • You handle day-to-day media relations, developing responses, written statements, Q&A, social content, arranging interviews, fostering relationships with local and industry media, and securing placements, pitching and tracking and measuring coverage for the markets in North America and Australia.
  • You will communicate all corporate messages in a clear, timely and effective manner to relevant external audiences and ensure brand consistency and tonality across relevant channels You will develop and foster strong relationships with relevant media, collect and share intelligence on the media positioning of the competition, and recommend and drive value-added strategies and tactics.
  • You will understand how to create a consistent regional news calendar and amplify PR results through social media, paid content, blogs, and other content distribution channels.
  • You will support research and identify appropriate and cost-effective business positioning and promotional opportunities, such as industry awards.
  • You work in very close coordination with the broader PR team in the headquarters in all areas, e.g., global media monitoring, issue, and crisis communication matters.
  • You will support the editorial preparation of relevant content for different channels and target groups (text, image, moving image, mainly for external channels such as for social media, events, website, brochures, etc.) and identify strategic opportunities in media to seize control of the news and/or mitigate potential negative news cycles.
  • You support the business team with customer-relevant and internal on-site communications.

Your profile

  • At least 3-5 years of experience/profound background in PR, media relations or journalism and/or profound background in corporate communications in a multinational company, preferably B2B; agency experience is a plus.
  • You are experienced with modern communication tools and approaches, including the management of social media channels, photo and video production, media evaluation methods, reporting and research.
  •  You have experience interacting with individuals at all levels, and the capability of identifying priorities and handling high workloads with a proactive approach to problem-solving.
  •  You can quickly and independently familiarize yourself with new and complex topics and become the topic expert for our industry environment.
  •  You can work both autonomously and as part of a team within the boundaries of assigned tasks and a stringent schedule.
  •  You have an open multi-cultural attitude with experience in an international organization.
  •  Your team spirit and intercultural awareness support you in leveraging cultural differences in our international work environment.

Your benefits

At thyssenkrupp nucera we offer:
• Flat hierarchies and short decision-making routes
• International work environment in interdisciplinary and multinational teams
• On-the-job training by a dedicated mentor
• Very good development opportunities either in a specialist or in a management function
• Flexible working schedule

  • Medical & Dental Insurance
  • Vision Coverage
  • Life Insurance – Company Paid
  • STD/LTD – Company Paid
  • Paid Time Off (25 days)
  • 401(k) Plan


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