Your Tasks:

The Director, EMEA Internal Communications is responsible for working closely with the VP, Internal Communications and Corporate Social Responsibility to develop and drive the Enterprise Communications strategy throughout the EMEA region. This position will play a key role in translating the business strategy and associated transformation initiatives into a practical and achievable and communication plan for the EMEA region.

This individual will work closely with the entire internal communications team and provide counsel to senior leaders, managing multiple communication projects for key stakeholders to drive participation and understanding across programs. This individual would also work closely with IR and External communications to draft messages related to financial performance. Finally, they would work with creative and design teams to ensure alignment to branding and key themes.


This position reports to the VP, Internal Communications and Corporate Social Responsibility. 

Essential Functions

  • Serve as a consultant aligned to senior leaders in the EMEA region to proactively develop integrated communication strategies, including suggestions for appropriate audience, channel, message and time frame to meet strategic objectives of the business.
  • Ensure the planning, development, and execution of communications that consider specific audiences/levels in the company; address the unique needs of the business units and EMEA region; are consistent and aligned with DN’s practices, brand standards, and other initiatives/global messages.
  • Leverage global materials and draft new materials for a wide range of communication channels (webcasts, face-to-face, video, online, print, social media, etc.) to engage and inform employees within the EMEA region. 
  • Measure effectiveness of communication activities and use feedback to improve future efforts. 
  • Participate and provide input to the global communication strategy, and determine local / targeted communication strategies as appropriate for the EMEA region.
  • Provide input on local/regional issues to determine communication needs as well as adapt global communications to meet local needs.
  • Manage translation of corporate materials as needed using internal resources (as appropriate) or a third-party.
  • Measure effectiveness of communication activities and use feedback to improve future efforts. 
  • Coordination with marketing/external communications for written communications and event planning.
  • Management of regional intranet content.
  • Participate in special projects and performs other duties as assigned.




Your Profile

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, journalism or relevant field.
  • Fluency in German and English.
  • Experience managing internal communications and change management in a global company preferred. 
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in developing narratives, leadership communications, and communications strategies and tactical execution.
  • Ability to synthesize diverse activities into clear and compelling frameworks to help stakeholders understand how discrete actions support a broader agenda.
  • Problem solving/critical thinking – approaches challenges and problems in a rational, thoughtful manner that assures understanding and effective resolution.
  • Experience leading online communications strategies including intranet site, print campaigns, e-mail, social media, or mobile communication.
  • Understanding and experience executing change management methodologies.
  • Understanding and experience drafting executive messages.
  • Advanced MS PowerPoint skills.
  • Ability to travel up to 25%.
  • Some flexibility will be required to connect with colleagues and markets in different time zones.
  • Emotional intelligence – is an engaged, enthusiastic team member who motivates others to excel; has personal courage and resilience to deal with a wide range of challenges
  • Curiosity – demonstrates an intense desire to explore, discover and create


Your Benefits

The best for you, for us, for our common success. 

Thus we provide you: 

  • flexible workinghours
  • attractive compensation packages
  • possibilities for pension schemes
  • and individual development approaches, where ever there is a need or chance.

You want still more? You get it! 
A lot of employees advantages are waiting for you as well: 

  • In-house social counselling
  • Teamsport
  • Medical services
  • Diebold Nixdorf employee portal 

Who we are

Diebold Nixdorf is more than a business combination. It is furthermore a new company in a new era of transformation. We shape the future, support our customers long-term and pave the way for innovations for more than 150 years. 

Today, with more than 23,000 employees worldwide and a presence in more than 130 countries, we are the world leaders in enabling connected commerce, with an industry-leading portfolio of innovative technology designed to help our customers to meet their consumers where they are today, and where they want to be in the future. 

And we want you to be a part of our future! 

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Human Resources 
Johanna Krafczyk
Heinz-Nixdorf-Ring 1
33106 Paderborn