Communications Manager TreatmentXylem Inc.
Communications Manager Treatment
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Communications Manager Treatment
Xylem are 16,000 people unified in a common purpose: creating innovative solutions to meet our world's water needs. Developing new technologies that will improve the way water is used, conserved, and re-used in the future is central to our work. We move, treat, analyze, and return water to the environment, and we help people use water efficiently, in their homes, buildings, factories and farms. In more than 150 countries, we have strong, long-standing relationships with customers who know us for our powerful combination of leading product brands and applications expertise, backed by a legacy of innovation. Xylem had 2016 annual revenues of $3.8 billion. For more information about Xylem, go to www.xyleminc.com
Communication Manager for Treatment
We are looking for a Communication Manager for Growth Center Treatment, which provides the product under the Leopold, Sanitaire, Wedeco and Flygt for mixers brand, which treats and clean our drinking water . The Communications Manager will have the primary responsibility managing leadership activities and content development and global product launches in close collaboration with Xylem’s product managers. You will lead communication projects within the business unit and work both strategically, advisory and operationally.
This position is part of Growth Center Transport &Treatment’s global communications department and you will be placed at Xylem´s office in Sundbyberg, Stockholm, Sweden. The role involves travelling, mainly within Europe and North America.
Essential duties and responsibilities:
As a Communication Manager, you will provide continuous strategic advice to senior executives in Treatment, thought leadership and support product launches. In addition, you will support and drive internal communications within the business unit and its internal network, ensuring that they comply with the business unit's strategic agenda.
Key responsibilities includes:
planning, development and management of all strategic communication in the field of content creation for product launches thought leadership activities and product branding
manage media requests and drive media programs within the leadership business unit
work closely with product management framing value propositions and content creation for the introduction of new products and provide information for product portfolios
work closely with the regional campaign managers to drive product launches within the regions
manage and plan leadership activities in close collaboration with shareholders, such as corporate executives, regional and corporate communications and commercial teams to ensure that they meet business goals and perform professionally and efficiently
develop content for seminars, prepare presentations, support lobbying activities In addition, you will also be responsible for developing and maintaining relationships among key internal and external stakeholders. You will work closely with Xylem’s direct and indirect market organization to get an understanding of local opportunities and challenges in reaching audiences with important messages.
To be successful in the role, you need to ensure that all communication activities are performed within Xylem's branding guidelines and the overall communication strategy globally.
Background and personal qualities
We are looking for a candidate with a university degree in Public Relations, Journalism, Communications or equivalently. You have at least seven years of experience within corporate communication in a global company on a strategic and operational level. Since you will be working in a commercial and technical environment, experience from a global industrial or technology-intensive company is preferable. You have a strong ability to understand business issues or needs and translate them into strategic communications plans.
Excellent skills in English oral and written, are essential in the role. Fluent in Swedish is a plus.
In this recruitment, your personal attributes will be of great importance . We are looking for a self-motivated and driven person who thrives in a high performing culture. You are a good listener and have the ability to communicate with people on all levels. We are looking for a candidate with the ability to work both strategically and operational with an interest in details but also capability to have an overview. You are comfortable in working independently as well as in teams. You have a commercial approach and the ability to translate business objectives and product information into content that matters.
Does this sound interesting?
In this process Xylem is working with Level Recruitment. To apply, please visit Level Recruitment and click on the apply button. If you have any questions please contact Jessica Bauer at 08-120 50 422.
Minimum Education Requirements
BS/BA Degree or Equivalent
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Xylem. Derived from classical Greek, our name refers to the supporting tissues that help transport water and nutrients from a plant's roots to its leaves. To the people of Xylem, our name stands for our promise to live our values while solving our customers' most challenging water problems, and to set industry standards for fluid technology applications and water solutions.