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Senior Specialist External Communications Europe (m/f/x)

Job Number:  66097
Group:  Magna Corporate
Division:  Magna International (Germany) GmbH
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular
Location: 

Sailauf, DE

Work Style: 

Magna

 

Job Number: 66097 
Group: Magna Corporate  
Division: Magna International (Germany) GmbH 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: SAILAUF 
Work Style:  

 

About us

We see a future where everyone can live and move without limitations. That’s why we are developing technologies, systems and concepts that make vehicles safer and cleaner, while serving our communities, the planet and, above all, people.

 

Forward. For all.

 

Group Summary

Magna is more than one of the world’s largest suppliers in the automotive space. We are a mobility technology company built to innovate, with a global, entrepreneurial-minded team. With 65+ years of expertise, our ecosystem of interconnected products combined with our complete vehicle expertise uniquely positions us to advance mobility in an expanded transportation landscape.

 

About the Role

 

The Senior Specialist of External Communications Europe is a highly skilled and experienced communications professional that will report to the Director External Communications Europe and work closely with the Global Corporate Communications team, executives, and marketing communications in our product groups. In this role, this individual will be responsible for helping drive effective communication strategies and initiatives to enhance Magna’s reputation, positioning, and visibility. The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of PR trends, measurement, excellent project management skills, and experience working with the media.

Your Responsibilities

 

  • Execute external / PR communication strategies that align with the organization´s goals and objectives - this will include developing messaging, identifying target audiences, and selecting appropriate communication methods.
  • Create and maintain strong relationships with media outlets, journalists, and industry influencers to secure positive media coverage and enhance the company´s reputation.
  • Monitor and analyze media coverage and industry trends to identify opportunities and potential risks and provide recommendations.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders including executives, marketing, and subject matter experts, to gather information and develop compelling content for external communications. 
  • Contribute to the company´s social media presence, ensuring consistent messaging and engaging content that resonates with the target audience.
  • Oversee the planning and execution of external events such press conference, media roundtables and community engagement initiatives. 
  • Work with internal content creators for development of engaging content, including press releases, blogs and presentations.
  • Position technical articles in industry-specific publications to showcase our expertise.
  • Coordinate crisis communication in alignment with the corporate communication team - this could include developing crisis communication plans, coordinating with relevant departments, and providing timely and accurate information. 
  • Lead monitoring and analyzing the effectiveness of communication initiatives, using metrics and feedback to continuously improve. 

Who we are looking for

 

  • Bachelor's degree in Communications/Public Relations, Marketing, or related field of study
  • Three to five year’s experience in a communications position / ideally in the automotive industry

Your preferred qualifications

 

  • Excellent interpersonal, facilitation and organizational skills
  • Excellent analytical skills, creative problem-solving skills and strong planning and organizational skills, including the proven ability to adapt to a dynamic project environment and manage multiple projects
  • Ability to maintain confidential information and data discreetly
  • Ability to work in a global team environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, in German and English
  • Proficient in Microsoft (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint)
  • Domestic and international business travels required to a certain extend

What we offer

 

At Magna, you can expect an engaging and dynamic environment where you can help to develop industry-leading automotive technologies. We invest in our employees, providing them with the support and resources they need to succeed. As a member of our global team, you can expect exciting, varied responsibilities as well as a wide range of development prospects. Because we believe that your career path should be as unique as you are.

Site Benefits

 

  • Flexible working hours and remote work
  • Health programs and team events
  • Training programs and internal development opportunities
  • Employee discounts
  • Profit participation program
  • Employee & Family assistance program
  • Cafeteria
  • Parking possibilities

Awareness. Unity. Empowerment.

 

At Magna, we believe that a diverse workforce is critical to our success. That’s why we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We hire on the basis of experience and qualifications, and in consideration of job requirements, regardless of, in particular, color, ancestry, religion, gender, origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or gender identity. Magna takes the privacy of your personal information seriously. We discourage you from sending applications via email to comply with GDPR requirements and your local Data Privacy Law.

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