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Helsinki, FI Vaasa, FI

Function:  Sales & Marketing
Job Category:  Sales & Marketing

Manager, Communications

Wärtsilä is leading the transition towards a 100% renewable energy future. We Wärtsilians help our customers unlock the value of energy transition by optimizing their energy systems and future-proofing their assets. Did you know Wärtsilä has delivered 74 GW of power plant capacity and more than 80 energy storage systems in 180 countries around the world?

In this fast changing world of energy, we are constantly on the lookout for future-oriented talent to join our team and to work towards enabling sustainable societies through innovation in technology and services - together. Want to join the ride?


Wärtsilä Energy is leading the transition towards a 100% renewable energy future. We deliver market-leading technologies which help our customers to decarbonise.

Marketing & Communications plays a key role in creating awareness for Wärtsilä, building preference for its flexible power solutions & lifecycle services and increasing stakeholder engagement in key focus countries. 

Why this position is for you 


As a Communications Manager, you will be part of the global Wärtsilä Energy Positioning team building thought leadership, brand awareness and positioning Wärtsilä worldwide. You will be responsible for Energy’s PR work including press releases and media work to drive brand awareness and thought leadership. You will develop a thorough understanding of Wärtsilä Energy’s unique and broad offering, particularly within the realm of decarbonisation – along with our key messaging, vision, purpose and mission. Working collaboratively within the entire Energy business you will drive creative and inspiring global communications work resulting in compelling coverage and a growth in share of voice. Attention to detail, visuals and an eye for quality, along with the ability to grasp and translate technical capabilities into benefits is crucial. You are comfortable with developing content towards our external audience and working tightly with leadership and other internal key stakeholders. Collaboration with different internal and external stakeholders is on the core to the successful performance.
You are ready to roll up your sleeves to deliver results!


Location: The preferred location for the position is in Finland (Helsinki or Vaasa), but also other Wärtsilä key locations are possible. 


Key responsibilities

  • Positioning externally Wärtsilä Energy through communication, according to our vision and strategy, working closely with internal key stakeholders
  • Lead and manage Energy’s press releases together with business owners, liaising closely with Wärtsilä’s Corporate communications and Investor Relations teams
  • Manage global media relations, management of agencies, writers, media partnerships 
  • Generating and capturing media opportunities for our key (mainly top executives) spokespersons
  • Creating messaging and supporting key spokespersons with media interviews
  • Planning and executing media engagement activities as part of marketing campaigns 
  • Maintaining and training a pool of Energy Business spokespersons. 
  • Supporting Energy’s multi-channel content production team, by evaluating and pitching content to media
  • Supporting crisis communications activities 
  • Editorial requirements include basic SEO understanding, writing in the voice of various channels, content development, content syndication, distribution and measurement
  • Management of forecasts/budget in own area of expertise and reporting analytics


We’re looking for

  • You thrive to boost our brand's image through communication 
  • You bring passion, positive energy and bring that out in others
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • You enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and are ready to be hands on and decisive
  • You can listen, understand and communicate effectively in a wide variety of contexts
  • Project Management skills
  • Excellent English language skills
  • Experience with Meltwater and Salesforce a plus
  • Minimum 3-5+ years working experience in marketing, communications or related work
  • Bachelor/Master’s degree or equivalent working experience 


An ideal candidate

  • Interest and insights into the energy transition 
  • Expertise in international B2B marketing and communications, and working with media
  • Skilled in leveraging partner network of PR agencies, striving for high quality and effectiveness 


For more information about the role and team, please contact:
Isabelle Thibault-Ahlström
General Manager, Marketing & Communications, Positioning
Wärtsilä Energy
+358505406620 / 

We look forward to hearing from you, please leave your applications by latest 4th of December, 2022!


Last application date: 04/12/2022 


At Wärtsilä we value, respect and embrace all our differences, and are committed to diversity, inclusion and equal employment opportunities; everyone can be their true self and succeed based on their job-relevant merits and abilities. 

All new Wärtsilä employees in Finland will attend occupational health check, including the drug test/screening. The legislation of the country followed when person is located outside of Finland.


This is Wärtsilä 

Wärtsilä is a global leader in innovative technologies and lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. Our team of 17,000 professionals, in more than 200 locations in 68 countries, shape the decarbonisation transformation of our industries across the globe. Read more on