Head of Media Relations (f/m/d)

Job Description

If you really want to make a difference – make it with us

Siemens Mobility is a separately managed company of Siemens AG. As a leader in transport solutions for more than 160 years, Siemens Mobility is constantly innovating its portfolio in its core areas of rolling stock, rail automation and electrification, turnkey systems, intelligent traffic systems as well as related services. With digitalization, Siemens Mobility is enabling mobility operators worldwide to make infrastructure intelligent, increase value sustainably over the entire lifecycle, enhance passenger experience and guarantee availability. In fiscal year 2019, which ended on September 30, 2019, the former Siemens Mobility Division posted revenue of €8.9 billion and had around 36,800 employees worldwide.

Your new role – challenging and future-oriented
  • As Head of Corporate Media Relations, you will act in global responsibility, manage three employees professionally and disciplinarily and report directly to the Function Head Corporate Communications (2nd level).
  • You will be responsible for strengthening and expanding excellent relationships with all relevant media players and influencers in order to enhance reputation and brand of Siemens Mobility, skillfully making use of the entire range of available channels – from traditional press to social media.
  • You will derive a media relations strategy from the overall strategy (with a special focus on demand generation), drive its implementation and give guidance to local communications units.
  • You provide consistent and coordinated external communication and develop positioning plans and concepts for new formats to take our media work to a new level. In this context, you anticipate future issues and set up a risk management system.
  • In addition, you will organize international press events and answer media questions.
  • You will advise and support our top management in all matters relating to media relations.

Your qualifications – solid and appropriate
  • You hold a university degree (Master / Diploma), preferably with a doctorate or MBA.
  • Moreover, you have many years of management experience in the fields of corporate communications, communications strategy, public relations or media relations.
  • You are characterized by a background in a global technology company. Know-how in the mobility industry is a distinct advantage.
  • Practical experience in the demand generation makes you our ideal candidate.
  • You have a strong affinity for digital business models and modern communication channels (e.g. Twitter, LinkedIn, Blogs).
  • For your new task in global responsibility, you will have excellent English skills and a willingness to travel (approx. 25%).
Getting in touch with us – straightforward and direct

if you would like to find out more about Siemens before applying.
+49 (9131) 17 52430
if you wish to discuss any initial questions with our recruitment team. The contact person handling this job ad is Karl-Christian Gerbaulet.
if you would like more information about jobs and careers at Siemens.

As an equal-opportunity employer we are happy to consider applications from individuals with disabilities.

Job ID: 191592

Organization: Siemens Mobility

Company: Siemens Mobility GmbH

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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