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Head of Community Marketing and PR

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Do you want to work with community marketing in a creative global industry? Do you want to join a growing organization that provides world-class products to the world's best image creators? Do you want to drive change at a fast-paced environment where own initiatives are embraced and encouraged?

As we continue to grow and reaching new customer groups, we have decided to create the role Head of Community Marketing and PR, who will be responsible for our earned media activities and work with our great community of Profoto advocators globally.

What we are looking for

We are looking for a person with experience in community marketing and PR and who has a strong passion for working with creative customers, and who loves to drive change and to think innovatively.

This is a crucial role in Profoto’s quest to introduce the Profoto brand to new customers groups, through influencers, C2C marketing, PR, new types of media etc.

We are looking for a team player, who will work with and through others, as this role will work very closely with all other functions within the Global Marketing and Digital Sales team, as well as with our subsidiaries, distributors and other functions at HQ.

Profoto is hiring for attitude and potential, and we've created a company where high achievers will be given every opportunity to grow, develop, and contribute on an international stage. That's massively important for us because ultimately - your success is our success.

In this role you will report to VP Global Marketing and be part of the Global Marketing and Digital Sales team.

Key responsibilities

You will be responsible for building, managing and developing community marketing and PR within Profoto. We are therefore looking for an entrepreneurial-minded person with experience in community and social media marketing and PR.

Main area of responsibility

  • Earned community, influencer and ambassador marketing
  • Set up, manage and develop a global ambassador and influencer programme
  • Set up, manage and develop a PR function at Profoto, to ensure that Profoto stands for “True Photography” and that the Profoto company and brand grows in overall awareness globally
  • Manage and develop C2C community
  • Responsibility for 'MyProfoto' platform and further development of it, such as into a loyalty programme

Requirements

You have a passion for community marketing and PR, as well as the clash between the creative industry and technology. You have worked in a setting where earned media and user-generated content is the key to success in order to reach your brand audience and also new customer groups. You are a leader and can build and drive this new role globally

For this role is essential that you have the following knowledge and experience:

  • 7 plus years of work experience from an international company in a marketing/digital marketing position
  • Experience from having developed and managed a Community and influencer marketing
  • PR experience from either agency side or from a role in an international company, working with a diverse flora of media; such as consumer, trade and media press
  • Well-rounded in social media
  • Strong leadership and project management skills
  • Fluent in English, spoken and written, and preferably other languages
  • MSc in Business or other and preferably MBA

Your profile

You have a strong inner drive, a positive and forward thinking attitude, a sense of urgency and a want to try new innovative ways of marketing and communication.

  • Entrepreneurial person with strong internal drive
  • Enjoy working in a fast-paced environment with high achieving co-workers
  • Strong desire for driving and embracing change
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Strong desire to work in an international environment
  • Can do- attitude
  • Sense of urgency
  • Management potential

Want to join Profoto – The Light Shaping Company?

If you feel that you have what it takes to become the Head of Community Marketing and PR, please send an application with your CV, personal letter, and education records from university and high school.

Only applications containing the required documents will be processed. If you have any questions, please contact Carina Agnekull at career@profoto.com.

Last day to apply is 2nd Nov, 2019. Interviews will take place on a continuous basis, so apply today!

What we offer

Innovation has secured our position as the leading choice for the world's best photographers. So, our culture is creative, entrepreneurial, forward thinking and agile. That's why we're looking for the very best and the very brightest to help make us better. Talented and driven people who are keen to enter a growing and fast paced environment where responsibility is given early.

As a result, we've created a company where high achievers will be given every opportunity to grow, develop, and contribute on an international stage. That's massively important for us because ultimately - your success is our success.

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

Department in HQ

Sundbyberg, Stockholm

Profoto AB
172 65 Sundbyberg Directions career@profoto.com

What we offer

At Profoto we only hire the best and we invest in the development of our people to ensure we are an employer of choice for those who value professional development and continuous challenges.
We are committed to growth and we want our people to grow with us. To achieve this we offer an ambitious, high quality and demanding culture where we value to have fun together as we build a world class company with a premium brand. We strongly believe and therefore offer to our employees a healthy work life balance; a coaching leadership and strong individual development are the keys to our success.

  • Strong career development

  • Continuous growth

  • Challenging change environment

  • Smart & engaged colleagues

  • Fast paced environment

  • International opportunities

  • Work life balance

  • Winning team in a world-class company

Behind the scenes at Profoto

At Profoto we only hire the best and we invest in the development of our people to ensure we are an employer of choice for those who value professional development and continuous challenges. 

 

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