Head of Communication (f/m/d)

For our Group Communication & Investor Relations we are seeking to recruit a Head of Communication (f/m/d).

Group Communication and Investor Relations makes a decisive contribution to ensuring that HeidelbergCement is perceived by all stakeholders – investors, public, politics, employees, and customers – as an attractive, innovative and future-oriented company in order to sustainably enhance the company's reputation and value.

In this role you will be responsible for leading the team “Communication / Newsroom”.

You will directly report to the Director Group Communication & Investor Relations. The position is located in Heidelberg, Germany.

Your next challenge

  • Management of the "Group Communications" team with 7 employees
  • Strategic alignment of corporate communications (conceptual, content, communication channels)
  • Establishment of 360-degree communication with integrated internal and external communication within the framework of a newsroom concept
  • Targeted positioning of HeidelbergCement as a pioneer in the topics of climate neutrality and digitalization as part of a comprehensive stakeholder engagement program
  • Positioning HeidelbergCement as an innovative, inspiring employer (employer branding)
  • Employee management and budget responsibility

Your profile

  • At least 5 years of management and leadership experience in the area of corporate communications at a larger company
  • Degree in journalism/communications, political or social sciences, business administration or economics
  • Experience in developing, implementing, and monitoring successful PR campaigns
  • Outstanding communication skills as well as strong analytical, conceptual, and strategic thinking and acting skills
  • High competence in journalistic writing and editorial work in German and English as well as high affinity to digital media
  • Empathy, ability to lead a team and be part of a team, persuasiveness, and assertiveness

Our offer

We are convinced that only those who successfully realize their personal goals can also fully contribute professionally. That's why we offer you attractive benefits, such as:

  • Attractive compensation including Christmas and vacation bonuses
  • Flexible working time models
  • 30 vacation days plus additional special vacation days for full time work
  • A highly supportive and caring team
  • Individual onboarding with participation in the buddy program
  • Support for advanced training and continuing education
  • Company health management (various company sports groups, health and prevention campaigns, company doctor)
  • Ergonomic workstations with height-adjustable desks
  • Canteen with discounted and healthy meals
  • Employer-sponsored company pension plan
  • Attractive conditions and discounts at our cooperation partners (gyms, banks, online stores, etc.)
  • Job ticket

Any Questions?

Andrea Paetzke
Talent Acquisition Expert
Group Human Resources