IBM External Relations Leader in HELSINKI, Finland
IBM is a global technology and innovation company and the largest technology employer in the world. We employ 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries. We live at the intersection of business and technology. We have reinvented IBM for a new era
with deep expertise to transform companies, industries and professions. We innovate and imagine the future, working with experts to put our clients first. We continue to innovate and touch every aspect of modern life, even beyond the unexpected.
Find out more about IBM at www.ibm.com .
We are now looking for a highly motivated External Relations Leader to join our team in Helsinki.
In this role, you will:
portray IBM effectively with media and key influencers
collaborate with other IBM organizations to articulate and effectively communicate IBM's value proposition and key messages using especially earned and owned channels
develop and execute communications plans and strategies
collaborate on messaging architecture that helps the company's mission, and help arm the sales and business partner organizations with messages and success stories that promote IBM's leadership
drive business results by building effective relationships with interest groups and ecosystem to increase understanding of IBM strategies & offerings and the co-operation
work closely with the Brand Systems Leader in Nordics and help execute strategic initiatives locally as agreed
In addition, you enhance IBM's brand by proactively creating compelling messaging and differentiated positioning. You will influence analysts' opinions of IBM as well as the analyst firms' written reports about marketplace trends and winners. You will also be influencing media and other third-party advisors to drive positive impact with clients, business partners, industry bodies, governments, influencers, and alumni.
To be considered for the position, we expect you to have over 5 years of experience in:
building and managing media relationships
applying knowledge of communications media
developing external communications deliverables
supportive teamwork and collaboration
Social media and/or social selling
International working environment experience
We expect you to be fluent in Finnish and in English.
What we consider as an advantage:
Master's Degree in Advertising/Journalism/Media Studies or another relevant field
Work experience from Corporations
Marketing Communications skills
What we offer for you:
An exciting opportunity in the fast-developing IT industry. You will have the front seat in seeing and supporting how technology is changing and enhancing all industries and organisations to transform their business, and how technology is helping people to become even better and smarter in their work roles. This is an extremely interesting era also to see new disruptive business become live and conquer markets, and technology is playing the main role. You will also have an opportunity to work in an international and diverse environment with other talented and motivated people.
Position will be filled as soon as the right candidate is found.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
Preferred Tech and Prof Experience
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.