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Senior Media Relations and Thought Leadership Professional 80-100%

Job Description

We make real what matters

Siemens Smart Infrastructure intelligently connects energy systems, buildings and industries. We help our customers to thrive, communities to progress and support sustainable development to protect our planet for the next generation. Join our team of about 293 000 colleagues around the globe and help us creating environments that care. 

In this role, you will be responsible for media relations and thought leadership for the Electrification and Automation (EA) business at Siemens Smart Infrastructure. You are the first point of contact and a solid interlocutor for trade journalists, management and experts from our business. You think about press and thought leadership opportunities and actions to position the Siemens brand and you proactively generate media attention with a focus on the EA business. Not only through traditional media, but also through digital channels and various formats. The content you develop is well-written, well-researched and aligned with key stakeholders and the results are monitored. You have a good and broad media network, you move effortlessly online and you know how to find your way in a corporate environment. It is important that you are entrepreneurial and flexible and therefore available outside office hours when needed. You have experience in crisis management and can work under pressure.

 

What are your responsibilities?

  • Independent development and implementation of a media strategy and strategic communication advice for the EA business.
  • Content creation for offline and online: drafting statements, executive briefings, Q&As, press releases, feature stories and speeches.
  • Advising and guiding the management and specialists on the use of media activities.
  • Identify and manage complex communication issues that may affect the results and reputation of Siemens through the media.
  • Actively pitch stories to the press and build a rapport with key media outlets
  • Manage a digital thought leadership video series focusing on overall SI topics and coordinating with internal and external stakeholders to produce it
 

Experience and Skills:

  • University degree in communications or journalism or you have equivalent experience in PR or journalism in an international environment.
  • Comprehensive understanding and experience in the media landscape on the one hand and the social power field on the other
  • Excellent written skills and the ability to simplify sophisticated topics into easy-to-understand stories with a clear and creative, error-free writing style and enjoy storytelling
  • Strong strategic thinking, solution-oriented, have a can-do attitude and possess outstanding communication skills
  • Resilient personality, driven to challenge the status quo. Patient and agile in the face of resistance, and able to influence with compelling and convincing perspectives
  • English business proficiency is required. Additional languages are a plus
 

Who and where we are 

Find out why Siemens is chosen every year as one of the most popular employers in Switzerland, and get a first impression of a new working environment and the people who could be your new work colleagues. 

Video Siemens in Zug 

www.siemens.ch/employer 

 

Your application 

Siemens takes your privacy very seriously and ensures a high standard of data protection. We are therefore only able to accept applications via our application platform (‘APPLY NOW’ button). Answers to the most frequently asked questions and a contact form can be found at siemens.ch/contact-hr/en. We look forward to receiving your complete application. 

Siemens is establishing mobile working as a core element of the “new normal”. Wherever possible, “mobile working” is ingrained in our work culture, which promotes self-directed and location flexible work. Siemens promotes equal opportunities. Diversity enriches our company and gives us an advantage.  

Information for recruitment agencies: Siemens does not accept recruitment agency applications for this position. Thank you for your understanding

 

Organization: Smart Infrastructure

Company: Siemens Schweiz AG, Smart Infrastructure, Global Headquarters

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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