External Communication Consultant

Willam Demant
Willam Demant
External Communication Consultant for global hearing healthcare group
Are you looking for a challenge within external communication? Can you spot a good story and shape it to be communicated to various channels and in various situations? And do you see yourself as inventive and instrumental when it comes to raising awareness of a large and complex organisation?
William Demant is a global hearing healthcare group with a vision to make a life-changing difference to people suffering from hearing loss. The Corporate Communication and Relations unit reports directly to the President and CEO and handles William Demant’s corporate internal and external communication, CSR and public relations.
 
We are looking for a colleague to join our team and support the work with our global communication strategy – someone who possesses finesse, has authentic ideas and a personal drive. Our mission is to build and cultivate a strong communication platform for managers to use as offset for their communication of strategy, direction and plans, to help strengthen the employees’ pride of belonging to William Demant and, especially in a Danish context, raise awareness of our group.
 
Scope of the job
Through developing and operating the majority of our external communication with focus on public relations, branding, social media and CSR, you will communicate our strategy, vision, mission and values in an external context.
 
It will be your responsibility to increase exposure of William Demant and to cultivate relations and expand networks with particularly Danish media and key journalists, while working with media and reputation monitoring on a daily basis. You will assist in building and maintaining our communication platform and work creatively and progressively with various external communication solutions as well as digital and social media channels.
 
Deliverables
  • Coordinate and manage external communication projects and support management communication; this includes creating and giving advice on communication plans.
  • Produce, edit and write content for a variety of external communication channels, e.g. website texts, press releases, feature articles, SoMe posts etc.
  • Produce content for financial and investor relations, such as articles for our annual report and stock exchange announcements.
  • Proactively maintain media contact and push stories relating to William Demant and hearing healthcare on a regular basis and in connection with specific events.
  • Handle subscriptions to newspapers, media monitoring and SoMe accounts as well as commission and coordinate with photographers, PR agencies and other relevant external suppliers.
  • Be a part of editorial teams, e.g. website, intranet and SoMe.
 
Scope of you
Ideally, you have some years of experience within external corporate communication in either a major company or a PR agency – or both. If you also have an understanding of the hearing healthcare industry and how to work with key issues in the industry, you are a strong candidate. Experience with listed companies is also an advantage.
 
We want you to bring your original ideas to the organisation with a proactive and engaged mind-set. Your confidence in your skills is reflected in your deliverables, and your sharp sense of situation keeps your initiatives relevant. You have a proven record of accomplishment of project execution.
 
You have excellent writing and editing skills in English and Danish and a journalistic ability to source stories. You should also be familiar with PowerPoint as well as website and SoMe editing.
 
We expect you to hold a master’s degree or equivalent in communication, journalism or the like.
 
To apply
If you can tick off the requirements, our organisation could become the future environment for your skills to show, so please send us your application no later than 31 August 2017.
 
If you have any questions, please contact Vice President, Corporate Communication, Trine Kromann-Mikkelsen: +45 5117 6873 or trkr@demant.com.
 
Only applications sent through the electronic application system will be considered.
 
About William Demant
Listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen and among the 25 most traded shares in Denmark, William Demant Holding is a leading global company that develops, manufactures and sells hearing instruments, hearing implants, diagnostic instruments and personal communication devices.
 
The Oticon Foundation holds the majority of shares in William Demant Holding, the company behind the commercial successes of such world-renowned brands as Oticon, Oticon Medical, Interacoustics, Grason-Stadler and Sennheiser Communications. The Group operates in a global market with subsidiaries in more than 30 countries, has a total staff exceeding 12,000 and generates annual revenue of more than DKK 12 billion.
 
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Frist: 31. august

Frist: 31. august

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Virksomhed
Willam Demant
Stillingsbetegnelse
External Communication Consultant
Kontakt
Trine Kromann-Mikkelsen
trkr@demant.com
Telefon: 51176873
Website
Indrykningsdato
11-08-2017
Ansøgningsfrist
31. august
Adresse
Willam Demant
Kongebakken 9
2765 Smørum

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