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Work at the forefront of automotive innovation with ZF,
one of the world’s leading automotive suppliers.

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Location: 

Monterrey, NLE, MX, 64830

Req ID 18864
   

Join the ZF team as a Communication PR Specialist in our team at Monterrey.

 

Responsibilities:

  • The Communications Lead will have the opportunity to drive all aspects of ZF Mexico communications in a fast-paced and ever-changing technology company. ZF is a global leader in its four main focus areas, including:
  • Responsible for all areas of corporate communications in Mexico -- including external and internal communications, social media, crisis communications and marketing communications.  The initial focus will be on building ZF brand awareness in support of Human Resources recruiting efforts for the Monterrey engineering hub.
  • Leads country-wide internal and external communication strategy, development, and execution, including social media, digital communications, and video production.
  • Creates and executes a 1-2 year Monterrey-focused brand awareness campaign for the new ZF Monterrey Campus. Work closely with HR organization to assist with onsite and virtual recruiting activities, employee engagement events, campus tours, focus groups and other activities to promote employer branding for our new Monterrey campus.
  • Collaborate with North America Communications department to develop and implement strategic communications concepts; participate in weekly NA Comms meetings.
  • Develop innovative story lines that communicate the company’s goals and strategic initiatives
  • Create and execute communication plans that support various initiatives throughout the year, including trade shows, and media, customer, and internal events
  • Establish and maintain relationships with media, acting as a primary point of contact for industry, business, and local press within the region
  • Engage and position Mexico’s executives and subject matter experts as key industry experts and company spokespersons
  • Create content for press releases, byline articles and keynote presentations
  • Write and edit various communications materials
  • Maintain a keen understanding of industry trends and make appropriate recommendations regarding communication strategy surrounding them

 

Requirements:

  • 8 to 10 years of Corporate Communications and/or Public Relations/Marketing agency.
  • Proven track record working with internal and external stakeholders - including media, business units, plants, Human Resources and employees.
  • Ability to maintain and leverage social media and digital communication channels, including content creation.
  • Competence in English-language written and oral communications
  • Experience developing relationships within all levels of the organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to interact with, counsel and influence senior executives effectively
  • Experience with media strategies and tactics, and working with traditional and non-traditional media
  • Motivated and positive self-starter who can work independently, collaboratively and cross-functionally.
  • Ability to multi-task and handle various projects simultaneously within tight deadlines
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Ability to travel 20-30 percent of the time within Mexico
  • Experience in the automotive and technology industries a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree in one of the following disciplines: Communications, Public Relations or Journalism

 

Be part of our ZF team as Communication/PR Specialist and apply now!

Contact

Laura Gabriela De Lira

 

 

DIVERSITY COMMITMENTTo harness the power of innovation, we invest in the development of diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to our company.Our company is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with us and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please contact us. Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis.ZF is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran

Our Commitment to Diversity

ZF is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.


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