Communications Specialist - International Assignment, VIE - COM10462

Function: Communications
Localization: United States - Michigan - Auburn Hills
Contract type: VIE
Publication date: 7th November 2018

Faurecia is an Equal Opportunity Employer


"New trends and expectations are reshaping the automotive industry. Inspired by the exciting new challenges associated with this revolution, Faurecia anticipates the future of mobility developing cutting-edge solutions for smart life on board and sustainable mobility. If you’re willing to contribute and create value for tomorrow’s cleaner and smarter mobility, Faurecia is the place to be.”

Our Faurecia Group is looking for a VIE Communications Specialist for our Regional HQ in Auburn Hills, MI, USA.


Please note that applications submitted in French cannot be considered by our non-French speaking teams in our plants worldwide. Only applications submitted in English will be considered.

The main missions of the role are:


  • Develop a communication strategy and implementation plan
  • Develop communications tools in line with the strategy and action plan
  • Promote Faurecia's image to internal and external audiences
  • Negotiate and organize Faurecia's participation to automotive and/or professional fairs worldwide
  • Manage relationships with suppliers and service providers (communication agencies, advertisement agencies, translators, designers…)
  • Technology Brand Communications – Reinforce Faurecia’s reputation as a thought leader among internal and external stakeholders by highlighting new and existing innovations, Faurecia partnerships and strategic placement of leadership in speaking opportunities.
  • Employer Brand Communications – Support talent acquisition and retention efforts by generating awareness and reinforcing positive perceptions of Faurecia as an Employer of Choice among potential employees, particularly young professionals.
  • Employee Engagement -- Strengthen regional understanding of Faurecia’s global technology strategy internally; Improve dissemination of information more deeply into the organization; Facilitate more visibility for North American Leadership
  • Manage budget

The length of the VIE is 18 months.


The V.I.E., an international young graduate program, enables young professionals who are less than 28 and European Union nationals to work for a French company in any country of the world. Becoming part of this program means going abroad to carry out a professional assignment for up to 24 months whilst benefiting from social care coverage and an interesting salary which depends on the host country. Business France, the French agency for international business development, is in charge of all the administrative procedures of your assignment. For further information, please visit the following link: and




The ideal candidate will have/be:

  • Master’s Degree in Communication, Journalism or Social Sciences
  • First experience in a similar role if possible in an industrial company

  • International mind set, overseas experience a plus

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and customer orientation

  • Articulate speech and thorough, writing literacy

  • Creativity, open mind and autonomy

  • Ability to convey a positive and professional image both externally and internally

  • Minimum bi-lingual (English required)

  • Commitment to the highest ethical standards and willingness to adhere to Faurecia’s Code of Ethics and Code of Management

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