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Communications Director – Volvo Group Trucks Technology (GTT)
Are you engaged in your work, professional in everything you do and passionate about innovation, transformation and decarbonizing the transportation industry? If yes – then Volvo Group Trucks Technology (GTT) is the right place for you.
At Volvo Group Trucks Technology, we maximize the output from the Volvo Group R&D investment. We do this by balancing common and brand unique solutions and by mastering both well-known and new technologies. We provide state-of-the-art research, engineering, product planning and project execution for the final delivery of complete products and also support the products in the aftermarket.
We are now looking for a Communications Director, ideally based in Gothenburg, with a special focus on driving the strategic and external communication agenda for GTT. In this role you work closely with the Executive Vice President GTT and Chief Technology Officer of the Volvo Group, the Volvo Group Corporate Communications department and communications professionals in GTT and at other Volvo Group Truck Divisions and Business Areas. You will drive and execute communication plans, and develop content and activities that deliver the required impact with the prioritized target groups for online and offline channels, both internally and externally. To be successful in this position you need passion and curiosity for technology and technology communication, have the ability to build strong networks and have solid experience of digital channels.
You will also carry the role as advisor and effectively coach and support the organization in building a Communicative Leadership.
Who are we looking for?
The successful candidate has a proven track record in (integrated) communications from an international organization. You are passionate about the art of communication. You constantly develop audience-centric content, channels and strategies that deliver the required impact. This role requires that you are a true connector: you have a strong ability to form trustful and cross-functional relations both within and outside the Volvo Group.
You are highly driven, thrive in a fast-paced environment and can easily switch between strategic and hands-on operational work.
Required competencies for the position:
You have a strong drive, a can-do mind-set and a hands-on attitude and the ability to drive several complex communication projects in parallel. You have documented experience within communications and media relations:
University degree in Journalism, Communications, Media or Marketing
Minimum of 7-10 years of relevant experience
Strong communicator with excellent verbal and written English
Experience in content planning and creation for internal and external channels such as web, intranet and (social) media
Experience from a multi-cultural and international business environment
Experience in technology communication
Strong capacity in building cross functional networks and managing senior stakeholders
Strong personal credibility, integrity and creativity
Reporting To: SVP Communications Volvo Group Trucks Technology
Harold Smolders +46 765538535
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