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External Communications Manager

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Are you a wizard with words? Come bring your magic and your pen and join us! Alektum Group are looking for a talented, highly motivated and experienced communications professional with a passion for external communications and PR. 

As our External Communications Manager, you will lead the development and execution of the external communications strategy and plan. You are an experienced digital and social media strategist and you enjoy creating crisp messaging and campaigns targeted to a wide range of audiences and platforms. You are a skilled and innovative storyteller with the ability to build the right kind of buzz that reach through the noise.

The Role

Reporting to the SVP Corporate Communications and Marketing, you will be part of the newly established Corporate Communications and Marketing department, supporting the entire organisation with efficient communications initiatives, plans and tactics on a group level.

The ideal candidate is a creative, engaged, energetic self-starter with the ability to bring a creative storytelling sensibility to every project. You must have a strong track record in producing high-quality messaging and presentations, a demonstrated ability to work with highly confidential information, exemplary project management skills and an eye for quality and detail. To be successful in this role we believe that you are driven and experienced and enjoy both strategic and operational assignments.


  • Write, create, amend, approve and publish stories. Develop content and creative programs that help bring Alektum Group’s story to life
  • Responsible for development and production of communications material
  • Define, develop, and execute external communications and PR strategies and plans to drive awareness and increase the company’s reputation among clients, prospects, potential recruits, and the public at large
  • Responsible for development, maintenance and proper utilisation of Alektum Group’s external communication channels and platforms, webpage and social media outlets
  • Ensure that Alektum Group maintains a consistent voice and strategic message across media platforms
  • Contribute to the development of the content strategy/calendar, and drive the development of public relations stories and press releases across paid, owned and earned media
  • Management of our CSR strategy, including sponsoring, sustainability, charity and/or other related activities and initiatives on a group level
  • Thrives on fostering relationships, building internal and external networks, connecting with journalists, bloggers and editors, and has a deep understanding of how to leverage them to build our public profile
  • Develop and roll-out agreed external projects and events
  • Follow-up on defined KPI’s
  • Assist with other communication efforts as needed

 Who are you and what are your skills?

  • You are a positive force with a high level of engagement and you love what you do
  • You have excellent written and spoken communication skills in English and Swedish, with the ability to adopt style, tone and voice
  • You are used to develop and deliver strategic communications plans and initiatives
  • You have both operational and strategic communication skills and experience
  • You have a flexible and adaptable work style and respond quickly and efficiently
  • You thrive in a fast-paced organisation where you must juggle multiple, simultaneous projects and activities and meet tight deadlines while still paying attention to detail
  • You are highly self-motivated and a team player with the ability to work collaboratively, and you like to manage projects
  • Experience to act as a media spokesperson, and to handle change communication
  • You are used to work with one or several tools in the Adobe creative package
  • You hold a relevant University degree preferably in Communications, Journalism or Marketing
  • You have 5-10 years of relevant working and writing experience in communications, journalism, marketing or equivalent, preferably from an international organisation
  • You have demonstrated experience and knowledge of different communications channels and social media, production, distribution, monitoring and reporting
  • Ability to understand different audiences, their needs and potential reactions to communications strategies


This is a fulltime position, based at our headquarters in Gothenburg. We would love to hear from you shortly, at the latest the 25 of January. Please apply by using the link below.

For more information, please contact:

Moa Tyborn, SVP Corporate Communications and Marketing, for questions concerning the position, moa.tyborn@alektumgroup.com, +46 739 22 23 46

Isabell Konjic, HR Partner, for questions concerning the recruitment process or Alektum Group, isabell.konjic@alektumgroup.com, +46 733 14 46 42

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