Media relations officer

Haldor Topsoe
Haldor Topsoe
Media relations officer to expand our global presence
Haldor Topsoe is starting an ambitious drive to take a leading global position in technologies to reduce carbon emissions. To support this bold vision and expand our global media presence, we are looking for an experienced media relations officer for a newly created position.

You are an accomplished communications professional specializing in media relations with a global outlook. Your main responsibility will be proactive and reactive relations with international trade media and news outlets, and you enjoy developing strong relationships with key journalists.

You support our global business with a strong voice in the media based on impactful content, tailored for the intended audience and channel. You are an excellent writer of social media updates, press releases, and opinion pieces, and you know how to execute on a communications plan across multiple channels.

To ensure a successful outcome of media contact, you deliver excellent advisory to spokespersons and stakeholders. This includes developing messages, authoring briefs and Q&As, and carrying out media training and face-to-face advisory. 

You feel at home in a fast-paced environment, juggling short and long-term deadlines. In an emergency, you are able to create a fast overview and an authoritative communication plan to handle the situation. 

As media relations officer, you will be expected to collaborate across channels and fields. In the communications team, we work together to secure consistency across the board and the best possible delivery of our tasks. 

You write technology stories that captivate an international business audience 

You will certainly possess these traits: 

  • At least 3 years’ experience with media relations in a global or international company or organization and some great success stories to tell
  • A commercial mindset
  • The ability to communicate complex technology and businesses in a gripping way 
  • Fluent in Danish and superior writing skills in English
  • A professional personality that instills trust and opens doors 
  • A relevant academic degree, for instance in journalism or communication.


It will also be a definite advantage, if you can tick some of these items: 

  • Good knowledge of social media and digital channels in general
  • Expertise in the other tasks we handle in Global Communications, internally and externally
  • Insight into chemistry, refinery, sustainability and/or the energy transition
  • Knowledge of financial communication, including production of annual reports and the regulations that apply for a listed company
  • Experience with working in a highly specialized science-based company.


Be part of a proficient communications team 
You will join the Global Communications team as the fifth member. We are responsible for external and internal communication, which include social media, issues and crisis communication, intranet platform and news, management and line communication, internal campaigns and more. You refer to Svend Ravn, Director of Global Communications. 

Guided by Haldor Topsoe’s new vision and purpose, all team members contribute to Global Communications & Brand’s overall mission: “We increase awareness of Haldor Topsoe and add value to our company brand in order to attract and retain capital, employees and customers”.

Global Communications is part of Global Communications & Brand, led by the Chief Communications & Brand Officer. 

We want to fill the position as soon as possible and expect to carry out interviews in the first half of December. Please send your CV and application as soon as possible and no later than Friday December 4, 2020 at 14:00, through our website

As part of the application process, you will be asked to complete a practical test. 

If you have questions regarding the position or Haldor Topsoe, you are welcome to contact Director, Global Communications, Svend Ravn on mobile +45 22 75 43 58 or

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Frist: 4. december

Frist: 4. december


Haldor Topsoe
Media relations officer
Svend Ravn
Telefon: 2275 4358
4. december
Haldor Topsoe
Kgs. Lyngby

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