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Communications Manager, Central Europe (m/f)

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Stora Enso is a leading provider of renewable solutions in packaging, biomaterials, wooden constructions and paper on global markets. Our customers include publishers, retailers, brand owners, print and board producers, printing houses, merchants, converters and joineries and construction companies. We believe that everything that's made with fossil fuels today can be made from a tree tomorrow. Our aim is to replace fossil-based materials by innovating and developing new products and services based on wood and other renewable materials.

Our focus is on fibre-based packaging, plantation-based pulp, innovation in biomaterials, and sustainable building solutions.
Wood Products division aims to be the leading provider of innovative wood-based solutions. The product range covers all areas of construction, including massive wood elements and wood components. It also includes a variety of sawn timber goods, and pellets for sustainable heating. Wood Products operates globally and has more than 20 production units in Europe. We are now looking for a

Communications Manager, Central Europe (m/f)

As a communication manager you contribute to the business goals by strengthening the communication of Stora Enso’s brand and Wood Product‘s strategy. You ensure a balance of inspiring and relevant communication in a variety of channels to strengthen Stora Enso’s image among its desired target groups. Motivating and high-quality internal communication is also important, to strengthen the winning culture within Wood Products. You will be responsible for efficient internal communication like for instance communicating the continuous improvement actions within the division, contribute to a strong safety culture and actively build and maintain networks within the division and on Group level.

You will report to the SVP Communications Wood Products. Your network of stakeholders will include Group communications network, Wood Products Leadership Team, mill network contacts, all Wood Products employees, Media (as such and as medium), customers, architects, city influencers, students and other future employees, decision makers and general public.

Main responsibilities
Strengthen media and stakeholder relations by proactively serve releases and stories based on our key messages
Support the business line’s product and service related media and marketing communication in OCE
Content planning, creation and production for fast moving content (news, blogs) online
Support and produce product/service related communication aimed at customers and markets
Support spokespersons in delivering their messages
Participate in crisis communications
Event- and project management
Support in producing Wood Products sections in Group annual reporting and other materials
Ensure positive employee branding connected to OCE mills

Support WP strategy communications and related material production
Focused safety communication via various channels
Support the communication of prioritized topics like sustainability, innovation and digitalisation
Support mill management in their employee communication
Support internal mill marketing activities of product and service
Create and maintain internal networks
Create and collect topics for internal communication
Promote Wood Products within Stora Enso

Actively writing news and articles for various internal and external channels
Content planning for selected channels
Support social media/digital developments
Support film production initiatives


We would expect you to have:

  • University degree in communications or similar
  • Proven track record in role from the same or similar industries with a minimum of five (05) years relevant experience
  • Fluent in written and spoken Austrian/German and English. Written and spoken French is considered an asset
  • Excellent writing skills and editing abilities, decision making ability, prioritisation and project management skills and ability to work with numerous simultaneous tasks under pressure, knowledge in SharePoint and good skills in MS Office
  • Willingness to travel

One of our units in Austria (Brand, Ybbs, Bad St. Leonhard) or Czech (Zdirec, Plana)

The gross salary for this position (in Austria) amounts to 3.046,- EUR monthly (KV-Sägeindustrie). The possibility of overpayment of the position, depending on qualification and experience is stated.

For more information, please contact SVP Communications Wood Products Cathrine Wallenius,, or HR Business Partner Operations Central Europe Klaus Brugger, or apply online:


Klaus Brugger


Stora Enso Wood Products GmbH
Brand 44
3531 Brand 44

Stora Enso ist ein führender Anbieter von nachhaltigen Lösungen für die Bereiche Verpackung, Biomaterialien, Holz und Papier auf globalen Märkten. Zu unseren Kunden gehören Verlage, Groß- und Einzelhändler, Markenartikelhersteller, Druckereien, Weiterverarbeiter sowie Tischlerei- und Bauunternehmen. Die Division Wood Products bietet vielseitige holzbasierte Lösungen für Bau- und Wohnzwecke an. Unsere Produktpalette deckt alle Bereiche urbanen Bauens ab und umfasst unter anderem Massivholzelemente und Hausmodule, Holzkomponenten und Pellets. Unser Angebot wird durch eine Reihe von Schnittholzprodukten abgerundet. Zu unseren Kunden zählen vor allem Bau- und Tischlereiunternehmen sowie Groß- und Einzelhändler. Wood Products ist weltweit tätig und betreibt in Europa mehr als 20 Produktionseinheiten.