Communications Manager

Switzerland, Basel

At Lonza Specialty Ingredients (LSI), we combine technological innovation with world-class manufacturing and regulatory excellence. We are a leader in Microbial Control Solutions and chemical technologies used in various applications including hygiene and home care. Today, these solutions are more critical than ever to maintain the hygiene and safety of hospitals, homes, schools, and offices across the world. Our Specialty Chemical Services business provides composite materials for technically demanding industries and performance intermediates & chemicals. Our Custom development and manufacturing team has already brought more than 1,000 unique solutions to life for their customers.

We are a highly dynamic group of 3,000 employees in more than 25 countries around the world. For us, performance, collaboration, passion and care are fundamentals. Are YOU someone who CARES about finding unique solutions for customers, who is PASSIONATE about making a difference? We are looking for talent who embrace COLLABORATION and are motivated by a PERFORMANCE culture.

We have a new opportunity as Communications Manager in our headquarter in Basel, Switzerland.

Key responsibilities:

  • In close collaboration with the Head of LSI Communications, drive selected activities across the segment with a special focus on editorial activities and project support.

  • As the sale approaches, participate in preparations for the change of ownership, which do not only include launch activities to be defined but also setting up an independently functioning Communications team.

Key requirements:

  • 5+ years in Communications (global department or agency), including experience with media relations, in-house communications

  • Excellent writing and proofreading skills in both English and German; curiosity, desire to learn and the ability to translate complex subjects into accessible, compelling content

  • Acumen for digital communication

  • Industry work experience in specialty chemicals or related industries a plus

  • Excellent people skills/natural networker

  • Organized and focused, capacity to manage multiple different projects in parallel, sense of detail for each project or publication.

A major part of the heritage of LSI is being able to deliver unique solutions to our customers. Being the driving force behind this approach – listening, asking, understanding to match the right elements in a new way has been an inherent part of our day-to-day business. Always with the goal to enable a competitive advantage for each customer with a specific product, package or solution. What makes YOU different?

Reference: R26034