EU Media Relations & Communication Manager

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13 Aug 2017
About Huawei
 
Huawei is a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider. Through our dedication to customer-centric innovation and strong partnerships, we have established end-to-end advantages in telecom networks, devices and cloud computing. We are committed to creating maximum value for telecom operators, enterprises and consumers by providing competitive solutions and services. Our products and solutions have been deployed in over 140 countries, serving more than one third of the world’s population.
 
Huawei's vision is to enrich life through communication. By leveraging our experience and expertise in the ICT sector, we help bridge the digital divide by providing opportunities to enjoy broadband services, regardless of geographic location. Contributing to the sustainable development of the society, economy, and the environment, Huawei creates green solutions that enable customers to reduce power consumption, carbon emissions and resource costs. 
 
For further information, please visit us now at http://www.huawei.com and http://www.huawei.eu
 
Job Title: EU Media Relations & Communication Manager
 
Job location: Brussels, Belgium
 
Job Description:
 
The EU Media Relations & Communication Manager will be responsible for developing and implementing Huawei’s Brussels media relations programme, including strategy, planning and implementation. The ideal candidate will have a deep-rooted understanding of the EU decision making process, sound project and time management skills and is to be capable of engaging with different stakeholder groups. 
The position will require strong organizational skills, political insight and the ability to work with experts to ensure messaging can be understood by journalists and their readers within the European policy sphere. 
The EU Media Relations & Communication Manager will coordinate and work closely with colleagues in Huawei’s Public Affairs and Communication offices in other European countries as well as with the Corporate Communications department in Huawei’s headquarters in Shenzhen, China.
The EU Media Relations & Communication Manager will be based in Brussels and will report to the Vice President for European Public Affairs and Communications.
 
Main responsibilities:
 
  • Lead all aspects of the Huawei Brussels media relations programme, including strategy, planning and implementation.
  • Ensure press activities align with overall communication efforts.
  • Work with experts to ensure messaging can be understood by journalists and their readers within the European policy sphere.
  • Conceive, create and deliver at a high level of quality on all assigned communications outputs, including press releases, op-eds, fact sheets and briefing notes.
  • Effectively orchestrate face-to-face press activities such as interviews, press conferences and briefings
  • Write, edit and publish all content for the news section of Huawei’s website www.huawei.eu
Requirements:
 
  • 10 years experience in well-known international companies as a public relations, media affairs manager or consultant, having been responsible for operations and media affairs of the company with the aim of providing high-level strategies and recommendations;
  • University degree (communications, journalism) with a deep interest in the ICT industry;
  • Passionate about media relations with a strong news instinct, especially in the context of EU policy;
  • A track record of transforming technical topics into easier-to-read stories;
  • Excellent level of English and French (both spoken and written);
  • Working knowledge of web content management systems and related Internet tools would be an asset;
  • Keen interest in social media, especially Twitter;
  • Able to thrive in organisational complexity;
  • A team-player who can work independently, always seeking the best ways to communicate Huawei positions;
What we offer:
 
We offer you a professional career with one of the leading multinational telecommunication companies, challenging work and a competitive salary package. A wide range of training opportunities are provided to help every employee reach her/his potential.
 
Contact information:
 
Please send your detailed resume/CV in English via e-mail to: Tony.Graziano@huawei.com and annika.linck@huawei.com, indicating the position for which you wish to apply, your earliest start date and salary expectation.

 

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