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Communications Manager, Positioning (Vaasa, FI)

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Wärtsilä is an innovativetechnology company known forbeing a forerunner in the Marine and Energy markets. Every day, we – Wärtsilians - put our hearts and minds into turning Wärtsilä's purpose of enabling sustainable societies with smart technology, and our Smart Marine and Energy visions into reality.

We want to transition the world towards a cleaner future. By pushing the boundaries of engineering and technology, we can make it work. Together, we can create new business opportunities and more sustainable future that we can all be proud of. Want to join the ride?

We are looking for a Communications Manager, Positioning to join the Marketing Communications team and be part of our innovative Marine Power marketing team, to generate winning creative ideas, marketing and thought leadership concepts to support our journey to lead the maritime industry into a decarbonised future. We need someone with an excellent command of the English language and effective communication skills who can take a brief and, through emotionally engaging stories and visuals, inspire and captivate internal and external audiences, to help position our brand as the leader it deserves to be.

You will demonstrate exceptional verbal and written, effective communication skills and be digitally minded when articulating our message and unique value proposition. You will create inspiring marketing concepts and content across all our online and offline channels.

You will also understand the digital landscape and translate ideas from initial concept to inspiring and highly engaging messaging, which leverages the latest trending topics / discussions / technologies, and manifests itself into content that is searchable and emotionally engaging, across every device, platform, channel, and format.


The preferred location for the position is in Finland (Helsinki or Vaasa) or UK, but also other countries are possible.

In This Position You Will Be Responsible For

Positioning Wärtsilä as the thought leader in the maritime industry, which includes:

  • Creating, managing and developing decarbonisation messaging in cooperation with the marketing communications and strategy teams.
  • Lead communications for various collaboration projects
  • Developing and managing communications plans.
  • Influencing our Messaging house
  • Advising on and creating messaging for talking points, video scripts, presentations & coordinating/aligning with internal communications.
  • Creating and developing emotionally engaging, relevant marketing assets
  • Defining strong executive talking points
  • Creating inspiring presentations about key topics


  • Excellent English language skills
  • Creative copywriting (and / or journalistic) skills
  • An eye for design/layouts
  • Genuine interest in future marketing trends
  • Knowledge of maritime market and stakeholders is a real advantage
  • Team player
  • Organised and able to work towards deadlines
  • 5+ years in the field

Why You And Us

We at Wärtsilä believe in empowerment, ownership and taking responsibility of our work. We support each other’s growth and co-creation is the true basis of our innovation. We have courage to see opportunities and take initiative.

We are authentic and honest, and we strongly believe in a diverse and inclusive work community where everyone can be their true self. We don’t always get it right the first time, and if mistakes are made, we make sure to learn and grow from them. We want everyone to voice their opinions freely. That is why we have built an environment that empowers you and everyone around you, and where you can feel safe and cared for. Are you eager to be part of this ambition?

You will be a part of a global organization with local presence and work in an exciting and dynamic working environment with highly motivated and skilled co-workers. We offer interesting and challenging work tasks, as well as personal and professional development in a great team.

We hope to hear from you before the application deadline 5th September 2021, through submitting your application through our careers portal.

Contact Person To Give Further Information

Marit Holmlund-Sund

General Manager, Marketing Communications

Wärtsilä Marine Power

Last application date: 05/09/2021

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At Wärtsilä we value, respect and embrace all our differences, and are committed to diversity, inclusion and equal employment opportunities; everyone can be their true self and succeed based on their job-relevant merits and abilities.

All new Wärtsilä employees in Finland will attend occupational health check, including the drug test/screening. The legislation of the country followed when person is located outside of Finland.

This is Wärtsilä

Wärtsilä is a global leader in smart technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasising sustainable innovation, total efficiency and data analytics, Wärtsilä maximises the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers. In 2020, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 4.6 billion with approximately 18,000 employees. The company has operations in over 200 locations in more than 70 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki.Find out more

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