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Communications Director UK & Ireland

Company Boeing United Kingdom Limited Job ID 1700025038 Date posted 11/30/2017
Location London Greater London United Kingdom
Job Description

Summary of Accountabilities:


• Optimize The Boeing Company’s reputation in the UK in support of business and policy objectives, working across all stakeholder constituencies: traditional and digital media, customers, supplier-partners, government and industry leaders, academia, analysts, employees, shareholders, unions.

• Motivate and lead a team of communications professionals to support the objectives of the company’s three business units and other internal organisations in the UK.

• Work as a true business partner with the Boeing UK leadership and represent communications on the leadership teams of all businesses in the UK.

• Measurably advance key stakeholder relationships and help to weave Boeing into commercial, political and other constituencies; shift perceptions most critical to positive dialogs to gain support, help shape policies and limit competitor influence.

• Partner with various Boeing organisations to implement the Boeing brand strategy, driving and leveraging greater brand equity in the UK.

• Devise and deploy strategies to enhance perceptions that Boeing is a valuable corporate citizen, an environmentally responsible company with strong ethical management standards and committed to a long-term partnership with the UK.

• Effectively represent the company before the media, customers, government organisations, opinion leaders and supplier-partners and act as one of the spokespersons of the company 

• Develop strategies and tactics to make Boeing even more visible on social media in the UK and help to positively influence stakeholder and general public opinion, amplify our messages and build advocacy groups.

• Lead internal communications to drive stronger employee engagement and cohesion


Relocation Assistance Available
No. Relocation assistance is not a negotiable benefit.



• Extensive experience in senior communications roles with major international corporations in UK. Significant experience working across all stakeholder constituencies, not just media.  Similar international experience is an asset.

• University degree

• Strong leadership skills; a proven team leader, who is able to motivate and inspire with a strong commitment to a team environment coupled with solid conflict resolution skills.

• Exceptional market-focused business judgment and strong strategic counselling skills.

• Strategic vision and creativity matched with hands-on tactical approach. Excellent judgment, extreme discretion, high ethical standards and flexibility in work hours.

• Proven ability to work effectively with political networks, business associations, strategic partners, customers as well as media.

• Excellent media relations skills with significant crisis and issues management experience. In-depth knowledge of UK media, the international business environment and UK/US relations.

• Superior communication, writing and presentation skills; ability to write strong executive speeches and articles for publication.

• The ability to think provocatively and work collaboratively; Results-driven but also a strong bottom-line orientation; A tolerance for organizational complexity and a very strong team player.

• Ability to organize/prioritize many concurrent tasks in a fast-paced environment, maintaining keen attention to detail and follow-through.


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