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Communications Manager, Business Area Technologies and New Businesses

Stockholm, Sweden
Sales, Strategy, Marketing, and Commercial Management

English (US)

Job Description

Date: Dec 3, 2018

Do you want to be part of identifying and developing Ericsson’s future business? That is precisely the mission of Business Area Technologies and New Businesses (BTEB). With 5G and Internet of Things (IoT) at the doorstep, enabling entrepreneurship and value creation for the next decade is the space Ericsson wants to be the leading force of innovation.


To fulfill this ambition, we work in an integrated (combined internal and external communications) approach where we intend to inspire and engage employees to become ambassadors and at the same time drive Ericsson’s perception externally in the areas of Internet of Things, Smart Industries, Innovation, and additional new businesses that will create value for our customers.


The objectives of the Communications Manager for BTEB, is to position Ericsson for success in the future market through its Growth Strategy and Growth Bets, and to lead a cultural transformation to nurture an innovative and fast paced culture.

In this role, you will be working with a team of professional communicators and report to Head of Communications for BTEB.


The ideal candidate loves to think strategically, but even more to get going with execution. You enjoy the opportunity to create and produce yourself, as well as to lead others in the process. You want to make a lasting impact with your communication!


Key responsibilities: 

-          Execute on the business area communications strategy in an integrated manner, being able to toggle between internal and external target audiences, and digital and offline

-          Ability and willingness for message creation and creative writing across internal and external channels, e.g. blogs, press releases, newsletter, employee communication through email and other relevant channels, web

-          Activate the message platform and content plan, through creative production and delivery of communication assets for targeted internal and external audiences

-          Develop and maintain relevant internal and external channels to ensure maximum reach, impact, and engagement, including: All Employee Meetings, All Line Manager Meetings, live webcasts, video recordings, news announcement, Yammer and others

-          Drive tactical positioning through proactive, newsworthy, impactful, content packaging

-          Supporting external communications activities with media and analyst interviews

-          Follow up and act on the results and statistics of external and internal communications activities and channels


Position Qualifications

Core Competences

-          Digital mindset, as well as hands-on digital communication experience

-          Creative communication production skills, e.g. multimedia production

-          Stakeholder management

-          Strong English B2B writing skills

-          Strong domain knowledge within Communication and Marketing

-          Ericsson and Industry knowledge

-          Analytical skills

-          Project management skills

-          Stakeholder management


Behavioral Competences

-          Entrepreneurial and innovative mindset

-          Strategic thinking

-          Dare to challenge

-          Working with people

-          Relating and Networking

-          Adaptive and Responsive to Change

-          Planning and Organizing

-          Strong result orientation


Minimum Qualifications & Experience Requirements

-          University degree in Business, Marketing, Communications, or equivalent training/experience

-          5+ years’ experience

-          Experience working in a global team


Preferred Qualifications & Experience Requirements

-          Experience working in a dynamic and fast-moving environment

-          Track record of driving innovative Marketing and Communications


Recruiter: Paul Lejonmark-Haynes

Dealine for applications: 17th December 2018



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Primary country and city: Sweden (SE) || || Stockholm || SalesStratMkt&ComMgt

Req ID: 266529