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Havant, GB

Function:  Sales & Marketing
Job Category:  Sales & Marketing

Marketing and Communications Specialist

Are you a keen marketing and communications specialist, looking to develop you career within an international and multicultural environment?

Do you have a talent for creating engaging copy for a wide range of internal and external channels?

Are you passionate about delivering compelling content for digital campaigns utilising modern marketing and communication systems and techniques?


Then look no further, as this is the job for you!



Wärtsilä is a world leader in marine technology and has the world’s widest portfolio and service network. We are leading the industry’s transformation towards a Smart Marine Ecosystem. We at Wärtsilä Marine Systems are focusing on the latest and most efficient solutions, products and lifecycle services to support the vision for a safer, better, and more sustainable future for our customers. 

We want to change the course towards an interconnected and cleaner maritime future and are constantly on the lookout for future-oriented talent to join our team and to work towards enabling sustainable societies with smart technology - together.


Are you ready to jump onboard?



The Shaft Line Solutions (SLS) team are looking to welcome an enthusiastic and passionate Marketing and Communications Specialist into our dynamic Marketing team.

This role is offered on a permanent basis and is based at our site in Havant, UK.



What will you be doing?


As Marketing and Communications Specialist, your main accountabilities will be:


  • Support the SLS Marketing Manager with the fulfilment of the Marine marketing plan
  • Align all activities towards achieving the business strategic and financial goals
  • Responsible for marketing new product developments successfully as directed


Your work will focus on these responsibilities:


  • Conceptualise and write communications including articles, social media posts, newsletters, press releases and information bulletins.
  • Deliver communications through various internal and external channels such as the intranet, social media and the company website news outlets.
  • Assist in the delivery of global digital content campaigns for Shaft Line Solutions (SLS) Navy and Commercial Marine markets.
  • Assist in content generation and creation of campaign collateral - including editorial, advertising, emails, webinars, podcasts, animations, videos, infographics, business white papers and case studies.
  • Update, develop and optimise the SLS internal and external digital platforms including the Company website and intranet.
  • Liaise with the media, suppliers and stakeholders to enable successful delivery of projects.
  • Manage the production and amendment of our extensive range of sales and marketing literature - including product information, corporate brochures and presentations.
  • Involved in the marketing activities for the pre and post launch of our new products and services.
  • Support in the organisation of exhibitions, conferences, seminars and webinars.
  • Responsible for enforcing brand values and guidelines.
  • Manage and maintain marketing literature and document databases.
  • General marketing department administration duties as appropriate.


The below will enable you to shine in this role:


  • Degree (or equivalent) in a Marketing or Business related discipline
  • Marketing experience within a B2B organisation
  • Experience of website maintenance using a CMS
  • A creative thinker, with a track record of producing new ideas and concepts
  • Commercially aware, with a proven ability to be strategic whilst assured of operational delivery
  • Excellent communication skills, with a proven ability to engage with a wide range of stakeholders both internally and externally, across a global market with remote and virtual teams
  • Demonstrable negotiation skills, with effective questioning and listening techniques
  • Effective time management and organisation skills - able to successfully manage a dynamic workload
  • Flexible approach to work; open and willing to adapt to change
  • Self-motivated and reliable to take responsibility of your actions
  • Appreciate the value of teamwork and thrive in both an individual and a team environment
  • Fluency in English, verbal and written
  • The job is offered subject to successfully obtaining security clearance



Why you and us:


We at Wärtsilä believe in empowerment, ownership and taking responsibility of our work. We support each other’s growth and co-creation is the true basis of our innovation. We have courage to see opportunities and take initiative.


We are authentic and honest, and we strongly believe that by being your own true self you can accomplish so much more. We don’t always get it right the first time, and if mistakes are made, we make sure to learn and grow from them. We want everyone to voice their opinions freely. That is why we have built an environment that empowers you and everyone around you, and where you can feel safe and cared for.


We have an amazing team, and we are excited about our work and the impact it has on building sustainable societies. We are looking to find a colleague with this shared passion for modern digital marketing and communication techniques, smart technologies and a sustainable future.


Are you eager to be part of this ambition?



Contact & next steps


If you feel excited by being part of this dynamic working environment and you think your personal skills and qualities match the job requirements, we look forward to receiving your application, together with a Curriculum Vitae. 

The deadline for application is Wednesday 28th July, and we aim to keep you updated on the process all the way.

Are you still wondering if you should apply and would like to get something clarified? Please contact the hiring manager with any questions related to this position:


Claire Webster
Marketing Manager


(only for questions from direct job applicants, applications through email will not be recorded or responded to)



This is Wärtsilä


Wärtsilä Marine Systems offers high-quality products, solutions, and lifecycle services related to the gas value chain, exhaust treatment applications, seals & bearings, shaftline repair services, underwater services, and marine electrical integrations. Our aim is to provide the latest and most efficient solutions in line with Wärtsilä’s Smart Marine Ecosystem vision for a safer, better, and more sustainable future for our customers. www.wartsila.com/marine


Wärtsilä is a global leader in smart technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasising sustainable innovation, total efficiency and data analytics, Wärtsilä maximises the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers. In 2020, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 4.6 billion with approximately 18,000 employees. The company has operations in over 200 locations in more than 70 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. Find out more at www.wartsila.com