Communications Partner & Public Relations Lead

  • Category: HR & Communication
  • Location: Broendby, DK

Exciting opportunity to join a key player in the renewable energy sector
Do you want to take on a unique role that combines external communication and public relations in a global industry-leading company with a key position in the green transition? And do you bring experience from the power or energy industry? Then we have the right job for you! We are looking for a highly motivated and passionate candidate that has a solid experience with media, high impact events and building relationships with external stakeholders.

Strengthen our Group Communications and enable a sustainable future 
NKT is growing and to support the business and strengthen our Group Communications organization, we are now looking for our future Communications Partner and Public Relations Lead. In this role, you will support the implementation of our strategy, ReNew BOOST, focusing on growth, innovation, and sustainability through impactful communication while driving our public relations activities. The primary objective is to create and maintain a positive public image and reputation of NKT as the most sustainable power cable manufacturer worldwide across global and local stakeholders. 

You will report to the VP, Head of Group Communications and Public Relations, and be a part of a small and diverse team of senior communications professionals. All team members have high exposure to C-levels and are expected to drive agendas independently with regular team sparring. The position is located in Brøndby, Denmark. You may expect to travel up to 20-30 days per year in connection with conferences, delegations, etc.

As Communications Partner and Public Relations Lead, you will:

  • nurture strategic partnerships with external/public organizations and media to help position NKT and our power cable solutions as key enablers of the green transition.
  • build a roadmap for external positioning activities with a close link to NKT’s strategy, ReNew BOOST, and activities anchored with Group Communications, Marketing, and Stakeholder Relations. 
  • diligently plan and execute senior management’s participation, incl. advice on external communications efforts, in large events to promote NKT such as conferences, delegations, etc.
  • develop communication strategies and campaigns in connection with conferences, delegations, etc.
  • draft press releases, case studies, white papers, and media summaries in close collaboration with External Communications Lead.
  • build and maintain relations with selected press and media to position NKT for profile interviews supporting the public relations agenda. 

Resourceful candidate with insights into sustainability and policy advocacy 
We are looking for a proactive and structured candidate with the ability to manage and build relationships with external stakeholders through extensive networks. Previous experience in the power or energy industry and the sustainability field is a must. The role also requires that you are able to translate complex products into compelling stories with a clear link to strategy and the external environment. To succeed in this role, you must possess excellent communication skills and have experience with media incl. social media. Moreover, you also have experience in event planning, public speaking, and presentation facilitation. Lastly, you enjoy working independently as well as in teams with diverse personalities and skill levels.

Additionally, your CV includes:

  • Minimum 5 years of relevant work experience in a business or public sector environment.
  • A Bachelor’s degree and preferably a Master’s degree in Communication, Journalism, or Business Studies.
  • At least 2 years of experience in the power and/or energy industry with related insights into sustainability trends and the green energy transition.
  • Experience in developing and implementing integrated communication campaigns focused on sustainability and policy advocacy.
  • Fluent English skills, spoken and written. Knowledge of Danish is an advantage.
  • Basic Microsoft Office skills including Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.

Contact and application

Apply with your CV and cover letter via the link below as soon as possible, as we will review applications on an ongoing basis. If you have any questions regarding the position, you are very welcome to contact VP, Head of Group Communications and Public Relations, Louise Westh Naldal, In case you have any inquiries about the recruitment process, please reach out to Senior HR Business Partner Charlotte Kold-Larsen, Kindly note that due to GDPR regulations, we cannot accept any applications via e-mail. 

NKT is committed to fostering a diverse organization and a culture where people from different backgrounds can thrive and are inspired to perform at their best. We believe that a diverse organization enables sustainable performance and that an inclusive and welcoming culture makes for a better place to work.

Welcome with your application!


About NKT
At NKT, we are all Connectors. We connect to develop leading technologies that enable the world’s transition to renewable energy - and we stay connected to grow as people and professionals. As a company, NKT connects a greener world with high-quality power cable technology - designing, manufacturing and installing low-, medium- and high-voltage power cable solutions and accessories that support the green transition. NKT is headquartered in Denmark, employs 4,500 people in more than 15 countries, and realized revenue of EUR 2,1 billion in 2022. We connect a greener world.

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