Italy Communications Manager

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Date: 18-Jan-2022

Location: Roma/Sesto San Giovanni, 25, Italy

Company: Alstom

Req ID:172141 

Leading societies to a low carbon future, Alstom develops and markets mobility solutions that provide the sustainable foundations for the future of transportation. Alstom’s products portfolio ranges from high-speed trains, metros, monorail and trams to integrated systems, customised services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Alstom has 150,000 vehicles in commercial service worldwide. With Bombardier Transportation joining Alstom on January 29, 2021, the enlarged Group’s combined proforma revenue amounts to €14 billion for the 12-month period ended March 31, 2021. Headquartered in France, Alstom is now present in 70 countries and employs more than 70,000 people.

As the Communications Director for Italy, you will report directly to the Europe Communications Director and to the Managing Director of Italy. He/She will have to ensure consistent communications externally and internally, support business in the Italy Cluster in close coordination with internal & external stakeholders. The Italian communications team is made up of a communications officer who will report hierarchically to the Italy Communications Director.

In Italy, Alstom employs about 3500 people.


The job responsibilities include:

  • Developing the communications strategy, plan and budget
  • Developing Alstom’s image towards external and internal stakeholders 
  • Defining messaging at Country level
  • Managing company reputation and crisis communications
  • Supporting business developments, tenders, promoting Alstom’s solutions and major successes
  • Supporting the management team of the region in engaging employees around Alstom strategy 
  • Promoting the products, services and technologies through communications tools and activities with a focus on media relations, digital media and exhibitions.
  • Managing the deployment of internal programs, strategic decisions and information towards employees
  • People management


We are looking for a senior communications professional (10 years’ experience) with an expertise in internal and external communications in a B to B global company. Knowledge of the transportation market will be appreciated. Fluent English is required and French knowledge will be appreciated. She/he must have strong skills in media relations, a strong strategic mindset, be agile, creative and autonomous. An experience in Integration Communications will be a plus.

The position requires frequent travels to our sites (Savigliano, Vado Ligure, Bologna…)


Location of the position: Milan (Sesto San Giovanni) or Rome.

An agile, inclusive and responsible culture is the foundation of our company where diverse people are offered excellent opportunities to grow, learn and advance in their careers.  We are committed to encouraging our employees to reach their full potential, while valuing and respecting them as individuals.   



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