Title:  Head of Group Communication and Sustainability *


Kassel, DE

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Head of Group Communication and Sustainability *

In this position you are responsible for the coordination and management of SMA’s efforts to shape reputation and influence as well as the communication and the perception by external and internal stakeholders in terms of sustainability, public affairs, and investor relations. 


Your contribution to the big picture:



  • You develop and execute SMA´s communication strategy and the sustainability management and you work closely with internal and external stakeholders to support and position SMA´s key initiatives.
  • You identify opportunities to position SMA as a reliable partner and demonstrate the positive impact of renewable energies around the world. You draft position papers and develop consistent messaging and communication framework on key legislative and regulatory issues/developments.



  • You work across the company to manage and respond to potential issues and act as a company’s spokesperson.
  • You lead the SMA communication teams Investor Relations, Public Affairs and their activities with focus on digital communication.
  • Cooperative leadership of the Head of Corporate Communication and Brand



  • You are responsible for the development and implementation of sustainability strategies and initiatives, together with the sustainability management team.
  • You connect and support the development of a sustainability network across the company.


Investor Relations:

  • You position SMA and maintain a positive relationship in external communication with investors and analysts and you support the preparation of and join capital market events.
  • You support the SMA strategy and positioning with a particular focus on stakeholder and investor relations engagement efforts.


Your experience:


  • You have several years of experience in communication / public relations and sustainability or political experience, government relations, science journalism, corporate or non-profit communications, consulting or lobbying or in national or international associations.
  • You are a strategic, creative thinker who is comfortable with generating ideas and plans and getting those plans across the finish line.
  • You preferably have (additional) experience as a political representative, within a political environment as a consultant, or at the interface of science and politics. Experience as a company spokesperson also is beneficial.
  • You communicate information effectively and accurately, verbally or in writing across multiple disciplines and you provide great communication, public speaking, and interpersonal skills.
  • You have a modern leadership skillset and you are able to identify yourself with our leadership fundamentals.
  • You easily build trust and maintain relations as well as act and lead cross-functionally in an international environment.


#bethechange We look forward to receiving your application.

Your contact is Thomas Franke | Head of Global HR Management | Telephone: +49 561 9522-0


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