Internal Communications Manager (m/f)

03 Oct 2016
25 Oct 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
As Internal Communications Manager your mission is to drive internal communications around global priorities, specific activities in Austria and in the US, and manager communications. In this diverse role, you will work with the leadership team of Distributed Power (DP) to develop and execute an internal communications plan for the business, as well as lead local PR and strategic sponsor activities in Austria.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Provide communications to management, employees and the local public to help achieve GE business objectives
  • Provide counsel, advice and services to help management communicate effectively to all employee audiences
  • Provide functional employee communication leadership to locations worldwide
  • Develop and manage executive communications plans for the senior leaders
  • Serve as a key contact for inquires made by the local news media on matters related to the Jenbach location
  • Prepare, integrate and implement communication plans for key internal business initiatives worldwide
  • Advise and counsel managers about effective employee communication
  • Maintain internal business wide information system - print, electronic and oral - to achieve employee understanding and support of business priorities
  • Prepare, edit, publish and distribute credible, relevant internal communications on a timely, cost effective basis
  • Establish realistic, challenging goals for the communication component
  • Measure, report on component's plans, work and activities


    • Bachelor degree
    • Extensive experience in all facets of communications (writing, graphics, production, special events, video, etc.)
    • Fluent English and German
    • Ability to relate well to all levels of clients

    According to Austrian law job postings need to include the minimum salary for a position. For this position the minimum salary based on the collective agreement is EURO 3,053.78 gross monthly. Please note that this is the very minimum salary and will most likely be higher. The effective salary is based on the candidate's Qualification and Experience and will be negotiated accordingly.

    Desired Characteristics

    • Bachelor/Master degree in journalism or communications preferred
    • Professional personnel management ability
    • Strong oral and written communication skills
    • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills