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Global Lead - External Communications

Essential Information

  • Location:Germany, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Cologne
  • Sector:Sustainable Business
  • Salary:€140000 per annum
  • Publish date:14/03/2024
  • Job ID:V-32156
  • Are you an external communications professional who enjoys being hands on, with experience delivering a multi channel strategy?

  • Are you interested in playing a major role in defining and deploying communications strategies across a global organisation with over 40,000 employees?

  • Would you like to work for a sustainably focused company which serves the megatrends of the future?

A unique leadership opportunity has arisen within a globally renowned engineering organisation, where directly reporting to the EVP, Global Head of  Communications & Marketing, but with a close working relationship with the Executive Team and Regional Leadership Teams, you will benefit from an autonomous and well supported position.


Why this is Global External Communications Lead is a great opportunity:

  • As part of the newly appointed EVP, Global Head of Communications & Marketing leadership team, you will be a critical hire in joining a Communication function that is commencing on a transformational journey

  • The organisation is building up its company identity and the candidate will play a major role in defining and deploying this identity to help build and protect reputational capital

  • The organisation has full commitment to growth, with empowered leaders allowing for speedy implementation and execution 

  • You will be working within an organisation which will serve megatrends of the future, including supporting sustainable urban growth, mobility and digitalisation in a very resilient and growing industry sector

  • As a truly global employer, you will benefit from working with over 40,000 colleagues globally, across 100 countries, with revenues nearing €10bn

To be strongly considered, the successful Global External Communications Lead will:

  • Have experience of working in a lead communications role within a large, multinational business, with significant strategic influence.

  • Be experienced delivering a multi channel strategy (encompassing media, speaking opportunities, thought leadership, social media and executive positioning amongst others)

  • Have a forward-thinking approach to developing long term strategies, with the experience of reporting to and influencing executive stakeholders.

  • Hold a solutions and results focused mindset with a true desire to deliver.

In return, the Global External Communications Lead will be offered a highly competitive compensation package, in addition to a bonus scheme, long term incentive plan, plus a host of other major benefits.


If this could be of interest, please apply to GS2 Partnership now for your opportunity to register your application.