Head of External Communications - Brussels

Our client is an international engineering and technologies consulting group at the forefront of the digital and connected world,

Key objectives of the role

  • Increase share of voice on key innovation topics (focus: future of mobility, aerospace.
  • Campaign management (e.g. white paper on mobility standards, digital portfolio).
  • Increase brand awareness in key countries (incl. employer brand).
  • Support financial communications in close collaboration with IR.
  • Boost digital channels profile and engagement metrics.

Desired skills

  • Experience in brand management and media relations
  • Solid campaign planning and delivery skills
  • Integrated communications channels management (solid digital and social media skills)
  • Languages: English mother tongue level (i.e. to draft and proof-read US English language copy). French or German fluency

Personality & behavioural

  • Excellent business partnering skills.
  • Influencing skills and working with senior management.
  • Pragmatic & results oriented.
  • Solutions oriented.
  • Self-starter and passionate team player.
  • Leads by example.
  • Curious about our industry sectors and technology.
  • International projects and brand management experience.


  • Min. 8 years’ experience in communications and/or marketing related disciplines.
  • Solid track record in B2B services, industry (OEM or tier 1-2 suppliers), B2B or B2C tech.
  • Automotive industry experience a plus.

If you would like to apply and learn more about this position please send your CV, a cover letter and an overview of remuneration requirements and possible start date to wderuijter@vmagroup.com. You will then receive a full information pack about the company and the vacancy. Incomplete applications will not be considered and will get no reaction.



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