Strategic Media and PR professional
We’re Telia Company, the new generation telco. Our approximately 20,800 talented colleagues serve millions of customers every day in one of the world’s most connected regions. With a strong connectivity base, we’re the hub in the digital ecosystem, empowering people, companies and societies to stay in touch with everything that matters 24/7/365 - on their terms. Headquartered in Stockholm, the heart of innovation and technology, we’re set to change the industry and bring the world even closer for our customers.
Telia Company are now looking for a Strategic Media and PR professional to join our Group Communications team based at the HQ in Solna, Stockholm. We hope you are your new colleague that thrives in a fast-moving, international tech company. Together with your colleagues in the press team, you will be our point of contact for journalists covering Telia Company’s Swedish and international operations. In parallel you will also drive exciting communications projects with the aim to create strong engagement among the company’s various stakeholders.
I am Iréne Krohn, Group Head of Media & PR at Telia Company, and if you believe you are a good candidate for this role, this is a great opportunity for you to join us at Telia.
For this position we’re looking for a strategic Media and PR professional that’s bringing experiences from the international businesses arena and who’s used to working in a media intensive company as a partner with the business in creating high impact communications activities. The role requires a broad set of communications competences, including extensive experience in working with international and local media outlets.
We’re offering a position where you will be at the center of events in an industry where everything goes lightning fast. You will have a key role in shaping the right perceptions of our business through your daily work, where you will cultivate and manage relationships with our industry’s most important local and international journalists.
You will be a spokesperson for the company, and also coach senior leaders who are representing the company in front of the camera. In this capacity, you are used to preparing statements and give interviews, also with short deadlines.
Who are you?
We are looking for a media relations and communications professional with experience from international businesses and listed companies who understands what’s required of a public company.
You are a skilled spokesperson, used to prepare statements and talking to media. You are also an excellent writer that can manage larger and smaller projects, and with a good portion of experiences from issues management. While we’re working in a complex industry, our communication must be easy to understand for our various stakeholders. As you will be working in an international environment, you are fluent in both English and Swedish.
- University qualifications in Communications & PR or equivalent
- Fluent in written and spoken Swedish and English
- Thorough experience in Swedish and international media relations
- Experience from working in a publicly listed company
- Strong driver of communication activities to proactively create the right perceptions of a complex businesses
- Strong experiences from issues management
- Interest for tech and innovation related topics
- Experienced adviser to senior management
About Telia Company
Telia Company provide communications services that enable millions of people to be connected and communicate, do business and be entertained. Our services have a positive effect on social, economic and environmental developments and pave the way for an inclusive society. Our footprint spans across the Nordic and Baltic regions, we are the home to some 20,000 colleagues and our shares are listed on the NASDAQ stock exchange.
Our partner in this recruitment is Bohmans Nätverk. Click on the link up to the right to apply. For more information about this position please contact Erik Myrhage (email@example.com) or Ebba Stragne (firstname.lastname@example.org).
We are looking forward to your application!
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