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Grid Automation Communications Manager

Seize this opportunity as a Communications Manager for Grid Automation (GA) , you will help position the business, facilitate strategy implementation, and shape reputation in line with Hitachi Energy guidelines and standards across our Business Units, as well as supporting our Global operation. You'll have experience in content strategy within a B2B marketing/communications environment with specific emphasis on energy and related verticals. You'll be familiar with effectively managing multiple projects to meet timely deadlines whilst collaborating effectively with all your stakeholders.

Responsibilities include:

  • Serve as a trusted member of the GA Communications team to work closely with our executives from across the business to develop communications strategies in support of their business goals
  • Work across the GA Marketing and Communications team in support of campaign.
  • Media outreach and management of opportunities with trade publications, including briefings and coordination of editorial content
  • Develop executive level presentations and content for internal and external audiences
  • Editorial input for all communication channels and content, including social media
  • Working with creative services and product marketing, prepare and coordinate various supporting materials for communication activities, e.g. videos, infographics, social media
  • Ensure branding and visual identity in coordination with HE Comms on all the communication efforts
  • Participate in HE Comms-level global communications community, collaborating with peers, etc.


  • Minimum 8-12 years of relevant work experience and broad communications experience
  • MS or BA in marketing, communications, engineering, or related field
  • Knowledge of the Energy industry strongly preferred

Other Qualifications:

  • Fluent in English language both spoken and written
  • Excellent writing, editing and design skills across multiple channels:
  • Demonstrated creative execution across the full range of communications media and formats (short-form, long-form, web, social, video, audio/podcasting, infographics, PPT presentations, executive speaking, webinars, etc.)
  • Strong sense of integrated marketing communications framework and how to work effectively with different programs and channels
  • Ability to develop interesting stories from complex topics
  • Experience managing an agency (and/or prior agency experience)
  • Experienced to work in a complex, international matrixed organization
  • Strong project management and time management skills
  • Effective interpersonal skills in active listening and rapport-building at multiple levels of decision makers, including executive and senior management
  • Strength in collaborating with executive leadership and other SMEs as a trusted advisor
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple projects, stakeholders, and deadlines

Hitachi Energy are pioneers in sustainable energy solutions at a time when it matters most. We place people at the heart of our business success so that together we innovate to transform our world.

Location Krakow, Lesser Poland, Poland;
Baden, Aargau, Switzerland
Job type Full time
Experience Experienced
Job function Communications & Corporate Affairs
Contract Regular
Publication date 2024-03-18
Reference number R0045011

About Hitachi Energy

Hitachi Energy is a global technology leader that is advancing a sustainable energy future for all. We serve customers in the utility, industry and infrastructure sectors with innovative solutions and services across the value chain. Together with customers and partners, we pioneer technologies and enable the digital transformation required to accelerate the energy transition towards a carbon-neutral future. 

We employ more than 40,000 people in 90 countries who each day work with purpose and use their different backgrounds to challenge the status quo. We welcome you to apply today and be part of a global team that appreciates a simple truth: Diversity + Collaboration = Great Innovation.