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Head of Global Communications

- We have a fantastic story. Can you help us tell it? 
 

Today, our main story is about video surveillance software. But to us, video surveillance is much more than ‘just’ software. Together with our thousands of partners around the globe, we make the world see through video technology. Whether it’s the shop on the corner or the metropolitan city, our video management solutions help organizations of all types and sizes to protect people and assets and optimize their operations. The decisions we make matter to our community of partners and customers, and to the world.  

We are looking for an accomplished storyteller who can take our global communication to the next level. Someone who knows how to use the full palette of communication tools and people skills to tell a captivating story with maximum reach. Does this sound like you? Then read on. 

Your role and responsibilities  

You will have a central role in Milestone and will, together with your team, handle all aspects of internal and external communications. To succeed, we expect you to have these competencies at the top of your resumé:  

  1. A proven track record in shaping a company’s position in the international playing field of surveillance, IT or high tech.  
  2. Strong communication skills with impeccable English and a solid professional and educational background.  
  3. An experienced people manager whom people want to work for, because you enable them to grow and make a difference.  

The longer list of responsibilities and requirements centers around strategy, communication and people.  

You are a strategist who dares to challenge status quo   

You develop and implement the communications strategy to align with Milestone’s vision, business strategy and goals. You are creative, bold and forward looking, and you continuously evolve how communications help shape our brand.  

You drive communications both on the business rationale and the technical aspects, and understand how technology impacts organizations across a wide range of industries. You leverage a strong network of peers, partners and media to keep a close eye on competitors, industry dynamics and trends.  

You have a demonstrated track record in an international matrix environment and are used to working with all levels in the organization, including the board of directors. You can challenge mindsets with tact, influence leaders and implement innovative communication strategies and approaches. 

You are strong communicator who loves to get your hands dirty 

You are a strong communicator, a skilled storyteller with a journalistic mindset, and have excellent written and verbal English, preferably native.  

You stay abreast of innovative communications approaches and take bold moves to bring content to life across platforms and audiences. You help your team to keep a high cadence in producing and sharing content such as press releases, customer stories, social media entries, blog posts and thought leadership articles. You set up programs to scale content and extend our reach through user-generated content. All together you ensure that we claim more than our fair share of voice. 

You are an experienced spokesperson and facilitator of interviews with a clear knowledge of your subject. You convey your messages with a clear plan and can bridge issues. You are genuine and enthusiastic, and communicate in a way that is easily understood.  

Milestone Systems is a global industry leader in open platform IP video management software, founded in 1998 and now operating as a stand-alone company in the Canon Group. Milestone technology is easy to manage, reliable and proven in thousands of customer installations, providing flexible choices in network hardware and integrations with other systems. Sold through partners in more than 100 countries, Milestone solutions help organizations to manage risks, protect people and assets, optimize processes and reduce costs. 

We call ourselves the open platform company. That stands for three things: open platform technology, an open business model and an open company culture. Our video management software (VMS) solutions are designed with an open architecture which allows for easy integration with other security and business systems. Yet open platform encompasses so much more. It also represents an open business model with an extensive technology and channel partner network, where everyone benefits from stronger innovation and value creation for our end-customers. Our open company culture is a foundation for how we collaborate internally and conduct business and share expertise and knowledge with partners and customers. 

We are a fast growing company with big ambitions. The entrepreneurial spirit that founded the company can still be seen and felt, even though today we’re a global player in the surveillance industry. We’re headquartered just outside of Copenhagen, Denmark and we have offices in more than 20 countries. We offer a flexible work environment where our employees get to define their workday and have a great deal of influence over how they use their time. We work hard, set our ambitions high and celebrate our successes together. If you are change-willing, internationally-minded and interested in growing as a professional, you’ll fit in just fine. Be sure to follow us so you can be the first to know about job vacancies.

You inspire and create structures for people to succeed 

You inspire and set the direction for the four professionals and a student whom you manage. You love to develop and grow people, helping them succeed individually and as a team. You are experienced in working with an international network of freelancers, and managing media, analyst and PR agency relationships, and know how to leverage external competencies to supplement internal resources.  

You are self-directed and create the structures necessary to continuously enhance quality, efficiency and reach. You have experience with managing media budgets and know how to track effectiveness against objectives for paid, earned and owned content. You know the importance of collaboration across departments such as eCommerce and marketing, which help amplify the impact of communications in every part of the brand’s footprint. 

Tell us why you are the one 

Do you want to manage a strong team in an awesome company and have what it takes to bring our story to life? Then tell us how you will make a difference as Head of Global Communications no later than August 15. 

You will be based in Copenhagen and can expect 30-40 travel days a year. It is a prerequisite that you have a valid Danish work visa. If you want to learn more, please contact VP Marketing Kirsten Højland on +45 88 300 300 or visit our website: milestonesys.com.


Milestone Systems is a global industry leader in open platform IP video management software, founded in 1998 and now operating as a stand-alone company in the Canon Group. Milestone technology is easy to manage, reliable and proven in thousands of customer installations, providing flexible choices in network hardware and integrations with other systems. Sold through partners in more than 100 countries, Milestone solutions help organizations to manage risks, protect people and assets, optimize processes and reduce costs. 

We call ourselves the open platform company. That stands for three things: open platform technology, an open business model and an open company culture. Our video management software (VMS) solutions are designed with an open architecture which allows for easy integration with other security and business systems. Yet open platform encompasses so much more. It also represents an open business model with an extensive technology and channel partner network, where everyone benefits from stronger innovation and value creation for our end-customers. Our open company culture is a foundation for how we collaborate internally and conduct business and share expertise and knowledge with partners and customers. 

We are a fast growing company with big ambitions. The entrepreneurial spirit that founded the company can still be seen and felt, even though today we’re a global player in the surveillance industry. We’re headquartered just outside of Copenhagen, Denmark and we have offices in more than 20 countries. We offer a flexible work environment where our employees get to define their workday and have a great deal of influence over how they use their time. We work hard, set our ambitions high and celebrate our successes together. If you are change-willing, internationally-minded and interested in growing as a professional, you’ll fit in just fine. Be sure to follow us so you can be the first to know about job vacancies.

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