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Global Communication Business Partner

Requisition ID:  13587
Category:  Marketing & Communication
Career level:  Professional
Contract type:  Permanent

Global Communication Business Partner  


There’s a lot we all take for granted. We’re counting on trams, trains, and buses to take us through our cities safely and effectively. We trust water treatment facilities to supply us with fresh water, and the food industry to safeguard us from allergens and bacteria. We expect wind farms to keep our lights on, and cars to be electric. There are a million other every day needs to satisfy – and a planet to take care of. This is exactly where we at SKF want to be. Right at the centre of it all, enabling reliable and sustainable motion. 

This is also where you come in. Because in this world shaped by automation, digitalization, electrification and general environmental concerns, we must communicate actively, accurately, and relevantly – with customers, suppliers, distributors, investors, current and future colleagues. 


Internal Communication is one of our most important communication channels, and now we’re looking for someone to reinforce that global team. Once onboard, your home will be the Global Employee Engagement Team at SKF, which is part of the Corporate Communications Team. Our mission is to help grow the business by delivering consistent and engaging communication that strengthens the brand as well as the company culture. We drive communications initiatives that engage and impact both internal and external stakeholders. Now we would like to welcome a new member - is it you?  

Key responsibilities  
As Global Communication Business Partner you will create engaging content for global internal platforms (Intranet) for employee communication, including writing and editing of articles, selection of images and video material. You will identify global stories, select the right mix of stories & find the right angle of a story. Furthermore, you will:  
•    Comfortably run regular global editorial meetings to plan and schedule internal content 
•    Independently drive internal strategic communication initiatives, identify & develop strategic messages together with other departments  
•    Produce new video material & formats for internal usage 
•    Manage and monitor other internal social networks  
•    Coach internal stakeholders to use the right internal tools and channels 
•    Create content, such as articles or other internal corporate material, in a quick turnaround time, including writing, editing, and producing  
 
Requirements
•    Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Communication, Journalism or equivalent 
•    Extensive experience in a global communications role  
•    Excellent writing and editing skills in English  
•    Experienced in editorial processes & strategic comms planning 
•    Well-experienced working with multiple stakeholders in an international and fast-paced environment  
•    Photography, videography and producing experience are beneficial, e.g., creation of digital events or editorial formats, such as internal videos or podcasts 
•    Willingness to develop new formats & creative ways of communicating to engage employees 
 
You will enjoy working here if 
You enjoy initiating projects independently as well as with others. Your creativity and innovative way of communicating sets you apart, and you easily interact with all levels of the business with presence and strong interpersonal skills. 

 

Additional information for you  
This position will be located in Gothenburg, Sweden.    
 
You will report to Sabine Hergenröder, Manager of the Employee Engagement team, who is located in Gothenburg, Sweden.  
 
For questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Danijel Sjogren, Recruitment Expert at Danijel.Sjogren@skf.com.  
  
How to apply 
If you are interested and meet the above requirements, please submit your application with resume in English no later than October 27, 2021. We encourage you to attach previously published work (articles, interviews, other editorial material) to your application. Please note that we will screen candidates continuously during the application period.

About SKF

SKF’s mission is to be the undisputed leader in the bearing business. SKF offers solutions around the rotating shaft, including bearings, seals, lubrication management, condition monitoring and maintenance services. SKF is represented in more than 130 countries and has around 17,000 distributor locations worldwide. Annual sales in SEK is around 75 billion and the number of employees ca 41,000.