Are you looking to join a dynamic, innovation-driven, international company, building a better future for us all? UPM leads the forest-based bioindustry into a sustainable, innovation-driven and exciting future. The competence, integrity and drive of our people make us unique. We live by our values – trust and be trusted, achieve together, renew with courage.

We are looking for a

to UPM Communication Papers’s Stakeholder Relations team.

Greetings from your future manager
„We are looking for a dedicated expert who knows what it takes to build strategic internal and external communications and effectively work with executives to advance their leadership agenda. We also look for a colleague who has a strong command over all aspects of communication from media relations through content development and social channel management. If you are in the best years of your career and have high ambitions for the future, you would be our ideal candidate. Main focus will be on rejuvenating our communication approach and develop it to become more impactful in relation to our business goals – the evolution of our leadership communication will be instrumental to this goal.“ – Klaus Kohler, Manager, Stakeholder Relations

What you’ll do
Plan, execute and follow-up on internal communication activities in line with our business priorities
Build and implement strategies to advance our external recognition and extend awareness for our added value and fundamental role in the market
Drive our leadership communication approach and work with top management to define messages, channels and activities to address the evolution of our company
Collaborate with our sustainability experts and define impactful communication formats to create deep awareness of the sustainability attributes of our paper
Engage with relevant media to ensure a broad external recognition
Plan and manage effective social media communication and contribute to evolving our owned media channels
Manage external partners and organize effective internal networks
Measure, monitor and report the business impact of our internal communication activities
Be active in supporting the evolution of our communication processes from creating awareness to creating desired impacts

Who you are
You have an MSc/BSc degree in communications, business administration or related subjects
You have proven expertise in developing communication strategies
You have proven experience in planning and implementing internal communication approaches across all levels in a company
You have strong conceptional skills and are interested in working in an agile, project-based work environment
You are an innovator and resilient enough to drive change in an established organization
You have an entrepreneurial mindset
You have strong self-organization skills and thrive when taking accountability
You like to work in networks and open teams, and don’t require close leadership to work effectively
You have a documented ability to refresh existing communications approaches based on your understanding of modern approaches, strategy formation tactics, modern channels as well as innovative approaches to content and creation
You have good communication skills and an interest in building and growing relationships and in influencing stakeholders
You thrive in a fast-paced environment and are ready to be hands-on and decisive
You have experience or knowledge with digital communication tools
Your written and spoken English is fluent, other languages are a plus
Conceptual, creative or strategic skills are an asset

This is what we offer for you
Meaningful job: We are proud of what we do. Our work highlights the expertise of our personnel, the high quality of our products and the company’s values.
Inspired and motivated teams: We have highly skilled workforce. We are a multifaceted, international organization that works as a team to achieve our shared objectives.
Development opportunities: With us you can build up your expertise. We provide opportunities to support your development throughout every stage of your career.
Responsibility for people and environment: Our ethical principles embrace people as well as the environment. We are always striving to build a more sustainable future.

Additional information

This position is located in Helsinki. Or as, an option, in Augsburg, Germany.

For further information about the position, please contact Klaus at klaus.kohler@upm.com.
Please apply via the link by the 22nd May, 2022.

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We deliver renewable and responsible solutions and innovate for a future beyond fossils across six business areas: UPM Biorefining, UPM Energy, UPM Raflatac, UPM Specialty Papers, UPM Communication Papers and UPM Plywood. As the industry leader in responsibility, we are committed to the UN Business Ambition for 1.5°C and the science-based targets to mitigate climate change. We employ 18,000 people worldwide and our annual sales are approximately EUR 8.6 billion. Our shares are listed on Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd. UPM Biofore – Beyond fossils.

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