Senior VP Communications to Alektum Group
To develop and implement the strategy for internal- and external communication.
As Senior VP Communications, you will be in charge of and lead the development and implementation of the communication/PR strategy and action plan, ensuring that is in line with the company's business model, values and culture.
As Senior VP Communications you will be responsible for creating a structure and a strategic plan for the Alektum group's internal and external communication. With this a s a basis, you will ensure the implementation on all levels of the organisation in Sweden as well as internationally.
The strategy and action plan is expected to comply with the company values. This means forming and implementing a company culture and approach on how the Alektum Group works with communication and PR in general. You are expected to define and clarify the definition of the Alektum brand internally and externally, aligning it with the company's business model, culture and values. In this position you work in close collaboration with other key functions at Alektum Group, creating and developing the right messages supporting the future path of the company. You will be an important support to your colleagues as well as establishing a Best Practice of how to handle different aspects of communication.
In order to succeed you are familiar with how the values and the progress of the company is correlated with internal and external communication and PR.
You have a strong inner drive and thrives in a position were you can make an impact and contribute. We value your capability to be an informal leader as well as your analytical capabilities which enables you to see the bigger picture and from there create structure and plan ahead. You have a strong interest in, and understanding of, the business as well as a curious mindset. In a proactive manner you will analyse and act on how digitization affects today’s and tomorrow’s work and handle this in the best possible way. In order to succeed, you are a natural when it comes to storytelling and have a great ability to create and write selling texts.
As Senior VP Communications you are part of the Group Management Team where you are expected to contribute in your area of expertise. Moreover, you are expected to contribute on a strategic level, actively involved and contributing to the company's continued positive development and growth. You are a person with high integrity but also adaptable, you have a professional approach and you take accountability for your actions.
You have the ability to think conceptually with an analytical capability and enjoy working both on a strategic level as well as operationally. You have strong social skills, a humble attitude and the ability to build trust both internally and externally. You enjoy working in an international environment and have the ability to handle cultural differences in a solution-oriented manner.
Your present line of business is not as important as your solid working experience of communication and PR in an international company. Most likely you have a degree in Journalism and / or PR and Communication. You have excellent communication and writing skills and it is required that you master the Swedish and English language both in reading and in writing as creating and writing texts will be a significant part of your job on a daily basis. You easily navigate and are knowledgeable in the world of social media. Your office is in Gothenburg, and approximately once per month you will travel to the international offices. This position report to the CEO.
We offer a position in a solid and fast growing international family-owned company with a clear business agenda and growth strategy where you will be a key player in contributing to the company's continued success.
Please send your CV and cover letter through www.mercuriurval.se (ref.no. SE-13091) no later than May 27th 2018. For additional information please contact Mercuri Urval Consultant Frida Olsson, +46 31 333 52 14.
Alektum Group is Swedish family-owned financial services company that has been operating since 1992. Our unique combination of products and services enables us to support our customers all the way from identifying and finding customers to financing and factoring. In close collaboration with our customers we provide help and support in growing their business.
In the last couple of years the company has grown both through acquisitions, as well as by starting subsidiaries in countries where their customers need their services. We operate in 16 European markets, with around 520 employees and a turnover exceeding SEK 700 million.
For more info, please enter our website at www.alektumgroup.se