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Corporate Comm Mgr, NA - ARLANXEO 8/23/2016

Lanxess Corporation Pittsburgh, PA

Company
Lanxess Corporation
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
de25f241-42d5-4e00-8dc3-5de66c9a9f45
AJE Ref #
575960196
Location
Pittsburgh, PA
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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This position supports ARLANXEO a newly established joint venture between LANXESS - a world-leading specialty chemicals company - and Saudi Aramco - a major global energy and chemicals enterprise.

The two partners each hold a 50-percent interest in the joint venture. The business operations of ARLANXEO are assigned to the High Performance Elastomers and Tire & Specialty Rubbers business units.

Who we are:

ARLANXEO is a world-leading synthetic rubber company with sales of around EUR 2.8 billion in 2015, about 3,800 employees and a presence at 20 production sites in nine countries. The company's core business is the development, manufacturing and marketing of high-performance rubber for use in, for example, the automotive and tire industries, the construction industry, and the oil and gas industries. ARLANXEO was established in April 2016 as a joint venture of LANXESS and Saudi Aramco.

What we can offer you:

ARLANXEO is a young company with strong roots! We derive our strength from global presence, management excellence and most importantly our people! Our employees are the pillars of our success.

We offer exciting career opportunities regionally as well as internationally, educational assistance programs, competitive pay and benefits, language training programs, and many other personal and professional development programs that are a part of our vision and values that drive our ongoing success.

As a Corporate Comm Mgr you will:

* Set and support the corporate communication for ARLANXEO, its affiliates and Business Units within the U.S. and Canada. * Serve as a regular interface with the media and general public in exchanging information about the organization, its interests and concerns. Serves as contact for incoming communication from the media and general public. * Direct and provide proactive environmental and crisis communication and handles communications activities to appropriately handle crisis situations. * Support the development and implementation of regional proactive, integrated market communication initiatives that support the ARLANXEO Business Units including public relations, branding, advertising, tradeshows, intranet and internet. * Establish communication with elected officials and various government agencies. * Prepare communications such as news releases, speeches, publications, or events.

In order to accomplish this you will possess:

* A Bachelor of Science degree in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations or Marketing; Master's degree in Communications or related discipline is preferred. * 5- 10 years of relative experience in media relations and crisis/emergency response communication. * A native English speaking candidate is preferred. * Leadership and International experience a plus.

Must include a resume.

LANXESS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, veteran status or disability.