Global Product Group Communications Manager, Pulp And Paper

ABB LTD Houston , TX 77020

Posted 2 months ago

Our Industrial Automation division is looking for Global Product Group Communications Manager, for the Pulp and Paper as part of Business Unit Process Industries, located in Westerville, Ohio, US. In this role, you will implement assigned marketing communications activities through all available communications tools according to Group guidelines, directives and messaging.As the Global Product Group (GPG) Communications Manager, you are responsible to lead all the GPG internal and external communication activities across geographies and stakeholder groups to maximize visibility, support execution of business strategy in ac-cordance with the ABB standards and thereby contribute to improve market position and customer retention. You are also responsible to work closely with GPG management, product management, R&D, marketing, territories as well as local sales teams to develop GPG integrated communication strategies and plan execution.

Senior professionals ( > 5 years of work experience)


  • Develop, propose, coordinate, implement and review GPG communication plans and processes in alignment with business priorities

  • Drive the creation of and write proof statements (success stories, press releases), and other persuasive materials for the purpose of driving more sales

  • Demonstrate persistence in gaining the input and support from sales, operations and product management to drive the creation of such materials

  • Provide strategic and operative communication support regarding introduction of new technologies / new product launched in coordination with marketing managers and product managers

  • Create and update communication materials according to ABB's branding guidelines including product brochures, multimedia and digital tools, presentations, posters, advertisements etc.

  • Manage the planning and organization of events (ABB events, industry events, webinars), and produce post-event reports

Elaborate, contribute to web content in coordination with Business Units digital com-munications manager to help visitors achieve their goals

  • Maintain a library of GPG related photos and film shoots, image bank, graphics and product documentation in ABB Library

  • Use adequate tools for coordination, collaboration and follow up. Contribute to development processes for improved communications

  • Define quality metrics for communication service providers and regularly review and evaluate results upon completion of activities


Basic Qualifications:

Associates' degree and 7 years' experience in marketing or marketing communications


Bachelors' degree and 5 years' experience in marketing or marketing communications

  • A Master's Degree in required field = Credit given for 2 years of work experience.
  • A PhD/Doctorate in required field = Credit given for 3 years of work experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelors' degree in marketing, marketing communications, engineering or related field

Masters' degree
5 + years' marketing communications experience in a technology environment

Self-starter and a strong networker with strategic thinking capability combined with hands-on approach to translate plans to actions and monitor the report on progress

Strong organizational skills and keen attention to details

Additional information

Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action at ABB

ABB is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, creed, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizen status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, marital status, family medical leave status, or protected veterans status. For more information regarding your (EEO) rights as an applicant, please visit the following websites:

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Protected veterans and qualified individuals with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access ABB's career site as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762 or by sending an email to Resumes and applications will not be accepted in this manner.


Houston, Texas, USA

Contract type: Regular/Permanent Business unit: Business Unit Process Industries

Date posted: 2018-09-26 Job function: Communications & Public Affairs Publication ID: US66416804_E3

ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a pioneering technology leader in power grids, electrification products, industrial automation and robotics and motion, serving customers in utilities, industry and transport & infrastructure globally. Continuing a history of innovation spanning more than 130 years, ABB today is writing the future of industrial digitalization with two clear value propositions: bringing electricity from any power plant to any plug and automating industries from natural resources to finished products. As title partner in ABB Formula E, the fully electric international FIA motorsport class, ABB is pushing the boundaries of e-mobility to contribute to a sustainable future. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 147,000 employees.

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