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Communications Manager

Job Number:  46167
Group:  Magna Mechatronics, Mirrors & Lighting
Division:  Mechatronics, Mirrors & Lighting Group O
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Troy, MICHIGAN, US, 48083

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Job Number: 46167 
Group: Magna Mechatronics, Mirrors & Lighting  
Division: Mechatronics, Mirrors & Lighting Group Office 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: TROY 


Group Description

The Mechatronics, Mirrors and Lighting group specializes in automotive technologies that are driving the future of mobility. Combining a deep systems knowledge to develop unique vehicle access experiences, intelligent visions systems and advanced automotive lighting technologies, MML's expertise light the path to innovation, safety and styling.


Role Summary

The Magna Mechatronics, Mirrors & Lighting Communication Senior Specialist will be based in our Troy, Michigan location. Reporting to the Marketing Manager, this individual will work collaboratively across various functions and teams to execute globally integrated, strategic, modern, and impactful communications that align with the organization’s business objectives and priorities. In addition, this individual will implement effective communication strategies supporting key messaging, vision, business plan and priorities.

Key Responsibilities

  • Execute the groups global communications strategy to maximize reach and increase engagement.
  • Own and be point of contact for internal, external, and social communication channels 
  • Manage content creation by mining for stories, interviewing subject matter experts, and drafting materials (employee spotlights, blogs, video scripts, leadership messages, etc.).
  • Champion usage of internal communication platforms for the group visibility and engagement (MagNET, MagnaNOW, Cerkl, MyLife, etc.)
  • Maintain and draft content for the groups MagNET (intranet) page and section on Magna’s website.
  • Assist in planning and executing social media strategy for the group to support promoting technologies, initiatives, targeted recruitment initiatives, and company brand positioning. 
  • Expert on social media campaigns by working with internal and external partners to drive KPIs is a plus
  • Monitor and measure impact of PR activities 
  • Coordinate and support internal conferences and workshops as necessary.
  • Support global marketing activities as needed.
  • Other duties as required.
  • Enforcement of Magna International Corporate identification standards globally.  
  • Upholds the principles of the Magna Employee’s Charter, Magna’s Operational Principles, Magna’s 
  • Environmental Health and Safety Policy & Procedures, Magna Closures, Mirrors, and Lighting Quality 
  • Policy, Program Execution Process and Business Protocols.  Must understand and respect the laws and 
  • cultures in countries which Magna conducts business & Magna compliances.
  • Additional duties and responsibilities as assigned

Key Qualifications/Requirements


  • University Degree (Bachelor’s) in Marketing or Business


  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to lead global projects and work harmoniously in a multi-cultural environment
  • Experience developing and implementing impactful communications programs to drive engagement.
  • Results oriented, strong sense of urgency, collaborative, proactive and flexible.
  • Ability to work under pressure on multiple projects simultaneously while meeting deadlines.
  • Great work ethic with strong motivation and aptitude towards the highest level of quality.
  • High level usage of MS Office programs and SharePoint is desirable.
  • Willingness to travel globally as required.

Additional Information

Accommodations for disabilities in relation to the job selection process are available upon request.

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Nearest Major Market: Troy
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit

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