Communication Manager

Company description

Tessenderlo Group (Euronext: TESB) is a global industrial group that focuses on agriculture, valorizing bio-residuals, machinery, mechanical engineering, electronics, energy, and industrial solutions for water management. With headquarters in Belgium, the group is active in over 100 countries and we have a global team of more than 7,000 employees. In 2023, Tessenderlo Group recorded a consolidated revenue of 2.9 billion EUR

Our group’s conviction, “Every Molecule Counts,” conveys our shared optimism about the potential of our planet and its people. We believe in the power of smart industry to create a positive impact. In everything we do, we seek to further valorize the resources at our disposal. This counts just as much for the end products we make, which we constantly optimize, as it does for the by-products from our processes, which we consistently seek to repurpose as best we can, respecting the planet and its resources.

We Make it Count - as an international company with Belgian roots, Tessenderlo Group promotes personal and local entrepreneurship, creating opportunities for all of our employees to take on challenging roles and real responsibilities. On top of this, our people are encouraged to further develop their competencies through regular training initiatives, and they are rewarded with competitive compensation and benefits packages.

For more information about Tessenderlo Group, our people, our brands, and our results, please visit

Job description

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To manage internal and external communication projects for both Tessenderlo Group and its various business units in Europe, the Tessenderlo Group Communication department, has a position of Communication Manager, based in Brussels. In this role you:

  • Manage and create valuable content with a clear focus on the different target groups. Develop annual communication plans, in line with the targets of Tessenderlo Group.
  • Select and manage the most effective communication channels, e.g. intranet, narrowcasting displays, social media, print, email, etc. depending on the topic and target audience
  • Plan, edit, and write content for a variety of communication channels and content topics, ensuring the alignment of internal and external messages and communications.
  • Support new communications projects by providing specific and timely information to enable the various business units and Tessenderlo Group as a whole to engage with stakeholders and bring about change in an effective manner.
  • Plan and organize regular events for the company
  • Develop basic creative and graphic material for print, digital and other forms of communication and marketing media in a pragmatic way.
  • Work closely together with the Group Communication team as regards implementing corporate topics and objectives and aligning all corporate communications within Tessenderlo Group.
  • Ensure all communication and marketing activities articulate the proper content and image of the organization across all media.
  • Be part of the communication and branding community with stakeholders from all business units both in Belgium and abroad.
  • Be an advisor on internal and external communications for the departments you work closely with like HR, CSR, IT,….

You report to the VP Group Communication.


You are a “swiss knife” in communications, meaning you can deliver on diverse communications projects whether it is writing content, editing basic video’s, organizing events,  creating some basic graphic documents,…it is all part of your creative and action oriented personality.

  • Masters’ degree, preferably in Communications and/or Marketing.
  • Minimum of 5- 10 years’ experience in an (internal) communications role, with strategic and practical experience.
  • Profound passion for communication.
  • Ability to work in a matrix structure as part of the Group Communication team of Tessenderlo Group.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills in Dutch, French and English.
  • Some experience in Adobe Creative suite is a plus.
  • Basic video editing skills is a plus
  • As a team player, you like collaborating broadly across the different business units and communicate easily across all levels.
  • Solid strategic insights and ability to translate complex content into short and clear messages. 
  • As an autonomous worker with an “hands-on” approach, you make sure things get done.
  • Keen interest in social media and digital communications tools. 
  • Willingness to travel occasionally to the European Tessenderlo Group sites, if needed.
  • Attention for detail and precision for your content


Apply now for the Communication Manager role at Tessenderlo Group and join a dynamic team dedicated to sustainable innovation across diverse industries:

  • You'll manage impactful communication projects that support the group's global mission, using your creativity to engage stakeholders and drive change.
  • With a competitive full-time position in Brussels, you'll develop and implement strategic communication plans while collaborating with a global team.
  • Enjoy career growth, professional development, and the opportunity to contribute to a forward-thinking, globally recognized company.
Corporate Communications
Experience level
Mid-Senior Level
Tessenderlo Group
Business unit
Tessenderlo Group
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