Head of Communications
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Are you global leader interested in working in a fast paced environment delivering results to a best-in-class brand?
Bring your communications expertise to the table to drive strong collaboration and provide strong business results within LEGO Education
Your specific tasks include:LEGO® Education offers hands-on, playful STEAM learning experiences based on the LEGO® system of bricks, hardware, software and content for students and their teachers in early learning, primary, and secondary education as well as through after-school programs and competitions. These solutions create an environment for active, collaborative learning where students build skills for their future, a lifelong love for learning and confidence in their ability to learn and solve problems, setting them up for lifelong success.
As the Head of Communications, you will:
•Create and implement global LEGO Education communications and advocacy strategy that covers PR, Social Media, advocacy programs and community.
•Lead a team of communications and advocacy experts to execute the global LEGO Education communications strategy
•Drive synergy and collaboration across all the different LEGO entities for maximum business impact
•Help grow the business in core markets with focused and differentiated outreach tactics
Challenges and OpportunitiesThe Brand, Insights and Communications team within LEGO Education is responsible for setting the overall global marketing strategy and key execution tactics to support the growth objectives of the business. Within the organization , the role of the Head of Communications is critical in leading a small team in creating and executing a integrated PR, Social media and community outreach strategy that builds the LEGO Education brand in core markets. The role also works across the LEGO groups in building the platform & presence of LEGO and LEGO Education through executive leadership and their speaking engagement.
Do you have what it takes?•Masters Degree in Marketing or Bachelor’s plus equivalent work experience- with a focus on Communications
•10+ years in marketing communications, education or technology industry a plus
•5+ years experience across varied marketing channels as well as content marketing approaches
•Analytical and insight driven
•Knowledge and experience of the education industry
•5+ years leading teams
•Global experience with core expertise of US and/or China markets
•Seasoned communicator at all levels, great collaborator with ability to work across different cultures
•25-40% travel required
Bringing it to LifeJoin the global LEGO® family
Children are our role models. Their curiosity, creativity and imagination inspire everything we do. They have an open, positive view of the world that motivates us to continuously strive to create a diverse, dynamic and inclusive culture where everyone feels valued and a sense of belonging.
The LEGO Group is proud to be an equal opportunity and an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.
We consider all of our employees part of the LEGO family. Beyond competitive pay and bonus incentives, employees can enjoy free coffee and snacks, a fitness center, on-site childcare, a LEGO store with discounts on campus and the biggest event of the year: PLAY DAY! Being part of our family also means playing a part in building a sustainable future and continuing our mission to “inspire and develop the builders of tomorrow.”
Build your career brick by brick at The LEGO Group.
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