Regional Spokesperson Americas

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THE COMPANY

The ContiTech group sector develops and manufactures, for example, cross-material, environmentally friendly and intelligent products and systems for the automotive industry, railway engineering, mining, agriculture, and other key industries. Guided by the vision of “smart and sustainable solutions beyond rubber,” the group sector draws on its long-standing knowledge of the industry and materials to open new business opportunities by combining various materials with electronic components and individual services.

ContiTech, a division of Continental, is one of the world’s leading suppliers of technical elastomer products and is a specialist in plastics technology. ContiTech develops and produces functional parts, components, and systems for machine and plant engineering, mining, the automotive industry, and other important industries. We are seeking a Regional Spokesperson Americas to join our team.

ONE ContiTech – The first choice for material driven solutions.

Are you ready to shape the future with us?

THE POSITION

Please join us and contribute to our goals with your new role as Regional Spokesperson in the Americas region. Your new place to work is in Fairlawn / Ohio, with the possibility of hybrid work.

As a Regional Spokesperson, you are the central point of contact in your corresponding region for any Media & PR communication activity of the ContiTech Business Areas (BA). You identify, develop, and implement BA-relevant communication measures towards media, politics, and the public in accordance with ContiTech's communication strategy. You support the communicative handling of sensitive and crisis-related topics in your respective region.

You…

  • Are the Spokesperson and point of contact for media enquiries in your respective region across all Bas.
  • Create the regional/BA Media & PR strategy in accordance with ContiTech's communication strategy.
  • Plan, prepare and implement BA-specific regional PR activities in accordance with the ContiTech communication strategy and in cooperation with BA internal communications and Head of Marketing & Strategy, with focus on media, politics, and other public stakeholders.
  • Create editorial content for regional Media & PR activities, e.g., for events, press conferences, press releases, articles, and other publications, as well as photo and video formats.
  • Establish and expand sustainable and trusting contacts with local and regional media.
  • Align and coordinate communication content between BAs and ContiTech Communications team.
  • Monitor the success of regional Media & PR activities through the implementation of suitable KPIs.
  • Manage issue and crisis management for Media & PR on regional level.
  • Consult, support and train regional internal stakeholders in standard and crisis communication topics.
  • Brief, manage and coordinate PR agencies.

WHY YOU SHOULD APPLY

  • Immediate Benefits
  • Paid Time Off
  • Tuition & Employee Discounts
  • Annual Bonus
  • Employer 401(k) Match
  • And more benefits that come with working for a global industry leader!
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Váš profil

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree, ideally with a focus on media or communication sciences, journalism, or comparable qualifications
  • 3 years of experience as a press spokesperson or comparable position
  • Fluent English skills, spoken and written, additional language skills advantageous.
  • Strong understanding of internal and external stakeholder needs, with the ability to translate them into concrete external communication actions.
  • High resilience even in uncertain and spontaneous situations
  • Extensive editorial knowledge, as well as strong presentation skills
  • Independent way of working pronounced stakeholder orientation and strong quality awareness.
  • Experience in working in international complex matrix structures.
  • Ability to work in a team, flexibility, and assertiveness.
  • Experienced in social media.
  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.
  • Continental is not able to pay relocation expenses for this opportunity.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s degree, ideally with a focus on media or communication sciences, journalism, or comparable qualifications.
  • 5 years of experience as a press spokesperson or comparable position.
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Co nabízíme

We want our employees to do well with us. That's why we offer them not only an exciting job in an international technology group, but also numerous additional offers such as flexible and hybrid working, sabbaticals and other benefits.

EEO-Statement:

EEO / AA / Disabled / Protected Veteran Employer. Continental offers equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals, without regard to unlawful consideration to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law. In addition, as a federal contractor, Continental complies with government regulations, including affirmative action responsibilities, where they apply. To be considered, you must apply for a specific position for which Continental has a current posted job opening. Qualifying applications will be considered only for the specific opening(s) to which you apply. If you would like to be considered for additional or future job openings, we encourage you to reapply for other opportunities as they become available. Further, Continental provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance in the application process, please reply to Careers@conti-na.com or contact US Recruiting at 248.393.5566. This telephone line and email address are reserved solely for job seekers with disabilities requesting accessibility assistance or an accommodation in the job application process. Please do not call about the status of your job application, if you do not require accessibility assistance or an accommodation. Messages left for other purposes, such as following up on an application or non-disability related technical issues, will not receive a call back.

EEO-Statement:

EEO / AA / Disabled / Protected Veteran Employer. Continental offers equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals, without regard to unlawful consideration to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law. In addition, as a federal contractor, Continental complies with government regulations, including affirmative action responsibilities, where they apply. To be considered, you must apply for a specific position for which Continental has a current posted job opening. Qualifying applications will be considered only for the specific opening(s) to which you apply. If you would like to be considered for additional or future job openings, we encourage you to reapply for other opportunities as they become available. Further, Continental provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance in the application process, please reply to Careers@conti-na.com or contact US Recruiting at 248.393.5566. This telephone line and email address are reserved solely for job seekers with disabilities requesting accessibility assistance or an accommodation in the job application process. Please do not call about the status of your job application, if you do not require accessibility assistance or an accommodation. Messages left for other purposes, such as following up on an application or non-disability related technical issues, will not receive a call back.

 

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O nás

Continental develops pioneering technologies and services for sustainable and connected mobility of people and their goods. Founded in 1871, the technology company offers safe, efficient, intelligent and affordable solutions for vehicles, machines, traffic and transportation. In 2022, Continental generated sales of €39.4 billion and currently employs around 200,000 people in 57 countries and markets.

Continental's group sector ContiTech offers its customers connected, environment-friendly, safe and convenient industry and service solutions using a range of materials for off-highway applications, on rails and roads, in the air, under and above the ground, in industrial environments, for the food sector and the furniture industry. With more than 40,000 employees in more than 40 countries and sales of some 6.6 billion euros (2022), the global industrial partner is active with core branches in Asia, Europe and North and South America.  

 

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