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HR Communications Specialist (fixed-term)

Date: 11-Jun-2021

Location: Espoo, ES, FI

Company: Konecranes



Country: Finland (FI) 
Location: Espoo, Etelä-Suomen lääni (FI-ES) 
Location details:negotiable location: Finland / UK / North Europe 


At Konecranes, we believe that great customer experience is built on the people behind the Konecranes name – people committed to providing our customers with lifting equipment and services that lift their businesses. Everything we do, we do with passion and drive. 

We believe diversity drives business success and is the foundation for our growth. We welcome different backgrounds and skills that enrich our community and we promote a place where we can ALL be ourselves. This is what makes Konecranes a unique place to work.



Our people are our best asset – together we collaborate, innovate, serve our customers and make Konecranes a market leader in lifting businesses. In Human Resources we partner with our leaders and interact with our employees in terms of people processes, learning and development, engagement, rewards and wellbeing, and diversity and inclusion. HR Communications play an important role in ensuring that people processes, policies and strategies are communicated successfully across our global company and that further development of engagement with our leaders, employees and with the external world is supported by impactful communication activities. If you are thrilled by the opportunity to contribute to our HR Communications, then apply to join us as an HR Communications Specialist!

As our HR Communications Specialist, you will create compelling content for our intranet, website and social media channels. You will utilize photography, videography and graphic design skills to enhance messaging. You will also assist in developing creative ways to engage and inform people internally and externally. 


Your key responsibilities:
•    Design, edit and produce content for internal and online viewing incl. banners, pictures and videos
•    Update intranet (Modern SharePoint) and our website
•    Develop content and design slides on PowerPoint
•    Write internal news
•    Shoot and edit videos
•    Support global HR related events, initiatives and campaigns
In this role, you will report to the Director, Engagement and People Communications, and be part of the Global Talent, Engagement and Rewards team in Human Resources. This is a full-time temporary position (with estimated duration till July 2022).
Why join us
With us, you will have an opportunity to work in a growing, international organization and to be a part of easy-going yet highly professional team. We value good, people-centric communications and by joining us, you will be part of doing innovative and unique initiatives, and things that are directly related to people’s work and life at Konecranes.
We are committed to developing our people and taking care of the wellbeing, we provide occupational health services as well as offer flexibility and comprehensive benefit package.
Want to learn more about Konecranes and what your future colleagues have to say?
Then watch Our people video and listen to our podcast Flow at Work, where we take a closer look at our peoples’ everyday work life. Hear real stories, get tips and enjoy the conversation!

What should you bring
For this role, we are looking for a creative writer who loves to experiment with new content ideas. To succeed in this role, you would also need to rely on your good understanding of social media as well as on your artistic talent & technical ability for creating and manupulating visual content for various digital channels.


In addition, we expect you to have:
•    Bachelor’s (or higher) degree in internal communications, digital marketing or similar major with the relative work experience (2-3+ years), or other educational background with solid work experience in a similar role,
•    Full competency in English (fluent speaking, reading and writing skills)
•    Advanced skills in using Microsoft Office (especially with PowerPoint, Teams and SharePoint)
•    Good communication skills including writing, grammar and spelling
•    Experience in making videos and using photos
Do you have what it takes? Do you see yourself as a member of a fast-paced team, getting creative with communications? If your answer is a confident “YES”, then submit your application with CV via Apply -link below as soon as possible, however at the latest by June 28, 2021.
For further information about the role, please contact Mona Saarinen, Director, Engagement and People Communications by  by phone at +358407318237 (17.6. at 10-11:00; 18.6. at 16-17:00 or 28.6. at 10-11:00).



Konecranes is a world-leading group of Lifting Businesses™, serving a broad range of customers. We are truly a global company with 16,900 employees at 600 locations in 50 countries. For over 80 years, we have been dedicated to improving the efficiency and performance of businesses in all types of industries. We believe that sustainable growth is a result of a strong responsible performance. Konecranes is committed to ensuring that all employees and job applicants are treated fairly in an environment which is free from any form of discrimination.