Communications Manager

Application Start Date21 MAR 2018
Applcation End Date15 APR 2018
Functional AreaMarketing/Communications
Career LevelProfessionals
CompanyOutokumpu Oyj

Outokumpu is the global leader in stainless steel. We aim to be the best value creator in stainless by 2020, through our competitive edge of customer orientation and efficiency. The foundation of our business is our ability to tailor stainless steel into any form and for almost any purpose. Stainless steel is sustainable, durable and designed to last forever. Our customers use it to create civilization’s basic structures and its most famous landmarks as well as products for households and various industries. Outokumpu employs 10,000 professionals in more than 30 countries, with headquarters in Helsinki, Finland and shares listed in Nasdaq Helsinki.

Outokumpu is looking for an experienced Communications professional to join the Corporate Communications team as a maternity leave substitute from June 2018 until the end of 2019.
The Corporate Communications team is responsible for Outokumpu’s global group-level external and internal communications to support Outokumpu to reach its vision to be the best value creator in stainless steel by 2020.

At Outokumpu, your responsibilities will include a full range of external communications for a publicly listed company, including financial communications. You are responsible for proactively driving and delivering timely and reliable communications in traditional and online channels incl. social media, and fulfilling the public company disclosure requirements with high quality.

Main responsibilities for the role:
Ownership of press and stock exchange releases (production and distribution)
Driving Outokumpu’s social media content process: responsibility of social media content plan and group level implementation
Managing the production of Outokumpu’s Annual Report
Contributing to Outokumpu’s external communications in collaboration with the team and stakeholders
Support in production of Outokumpu’s interim report and related materials
Content production and management for parts of Outokumpu’s corporate web site
Other duties related to corporate communications

The role is a maternity leave substitute role with a fixed term starting in June 2018 and continuing until 31.12.2019. The role is based at Outokumpu corporate headquarters in Helsinki.

Qualifications of an ideal candidate:
Min. 5 years of experience in a similar role in a listed/global company.
Relevant university-level degree
Experience in financial communications and good understanding of the disclosure regulations of publicly listed companies
Strong digital skills and social media expertise (social media channels, web publishing platforms such as Sharepoint or Sitecore)
Comprehensive understanding of modern communications methods, tools and opportunities
Strong project management skills and proven ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
Exceptional interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
Native level English and Finnish required
Proactive, can-do attitude with a mindset for continuous improvement
Experience in B2B industry is considered an asset

Will you join us in shaping our industry and building a world that lasts forever? Please submit your application and CV latest on April 15, 2018 through this link.

For more information please contact Jenni Schumacher, VP Communications, +358 50 554 6810 on Friday
April 6 at 13:30-14:30 and Wednesday April 11 at 9-10.