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Manager Communication for our Innovation centers (m/f)

Date: Aug 14, 2019

Location: Colmar-Berg, L, LU

Company: Goodyear

Do you want to work in a fast paced, world class organization with a long history and an exciting future? Do you want to be part of a team based in Colmar-Berg contributing to the innovation, safety and sustainability of tires that drivers across EMEA rely on every day? 

… if the answer is yes, then we have the right job for you :


The opportunity:


This position includes all internal and external communications for the approximately 1,250 Global Technology associates across the Goodyear Innovation Center in Luxembourg (GIC*L), the Dunlop Development Center in Hanau (DDC*H) and the associated tire testing labs and proving grounds throughout Europe. This position will also be responsible for all external science, technology and innovation speaking engagements and media interviews by EMEA-based Global Technology leadership and associates in coordination with the EMEA Communications & Public Affairs organization.


Amongst other responsibilities the candidate will have to:


Regional Communications Counsel – Serves as the local communications resource for all EMEA-based Global Technology leadership, liaising with both US-based Global Technology Communications colleagues as well as regional (SBU) EMEA Communications & Public Affairs colleagues.
Regional Content Development – Suggests and contributes multimedia content about EMEA-based milestones and events to the Global Technology editorial calendar, including written articles, photos and videos, to help proactively tell the company's science, technology and innovation story.
Local Channel Management – Manage local (GIC*L/DDC*H) internal and external communications channels (e.g., news releases, media interviews, speaking engagements, GO articles, town halls, videos, blogs, digital displays, Yammer, etc.) to ensure quality and timeliness of shared content about Global Technology's priorities and progress.
Meetings/Visits/Events – Coordinate with the Group Communications Manager for the Luxembourg complex on VIP and customer visits to the campus, including overall planning and facilitation among stakeholders in GIC*L and the associated research labs, testing facilities and the proving grounds.


To join our team you will need:



Master degree in Communications, Journalism or related field


English, French and German are required.



Five or more years of experience in communications at large global company and/or public relations firm
Previous experience working in a research and development environment with technology communications skills/understanding
Global mindset coupled with hands-on experience working across geographies in a matrix environment to build and nurture relationships with diverse groups and individuals


Skills & Qualifications:

Ability to translate complex technical information into writing for a broad audience
Ability to work in a fast-paced, demanding and collaborative environment both independently and as a member of a team
Strong project management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects on tight deadlines
Superior writing, editing and proofreading abilities
Excellent organizational skills, ability to multi-task, organize and follow through on commitments


Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 65,000 people and manufactures its products in 47 facilities in 21 countries around the world. Its two Innovation Centers in Akron, Ohio and Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg strive to develop state-of-the-art products and services that set the technology and performance standard for the industry. For more information about Goodyear and its products, go to


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