Parker Hannifin, Etoy, Canton of Vaud, Switzerland

Job description
This is a great opportunity to become part of a very dynamic team. In this role, you will be responsible for the development and implementation of a regional internal communication strategy aiming at improving team members’ understanding of the company’s and region’s priorities, key initiatives, culture and business strategy and contributing to improve overall engagement levels. To achieve this, you will be using a variety of communication channels. You will need to direct writers, designers, video production partners and other resources in the creation of content to strategically position Parker with internal stakeholders. Acting as an advisor to executive leadership and human resources, you will ensure alignment and consistency of messaging. Rolling out of global company initiatives to the EMEA region will also be part of your role as well as the facilitation of a two-way communication between management and global team members.


-Actively lead, execute, evaluate and refine the mix of corporate communications channels to reach specific audiences with key messages.
-Engage team members with relevant content, writing support, translation coordination, publishing and promotions to highlight contributions to Parker’s long-term success.
-Work with executives, sales companies, groups, and divisions personnel to contribute to improved engagement by recognizing teams for success and communicating the company’s story in the region in a way that encourages dedication and pride.
-Play an active role in establishing employee communication standards and best practices working in close coordination with other functional areas and regions.
-Coordinate the internal communications plans for major organization announcements and initiatives.
-Support and influence internal executive leadership communications strategy and messaging.
-Support ongoing research projects and surveys.

-Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, Marketing, or in any other related fields combined with a minimum of 7 years of relevant experience acquired in internal communications in a corporate communications environment.
-Experience with global communications and manufacturing operations is preferred.
-Strong ability to manage relationships at all levels of the organisation including senior level executives.
-Ability to use web platforms to create and disseminate digital communications worldwide.
-Proven successful experience in leading external resources to develop content and translations, maintain channels, and distribute company messaging and materials.
-Strong English language writing, communication and presentation skills.
-Willingness to international travel as required.

Unfortunately, we will not be in a position to reply to every candidate. Only selected candidates will be informed about the status of their candidacy. We wish to thank you for your understanding.
Please email your application to Suzanne Hochheimer, Marketing and Corporate Communications Manager EMEA