Global PR & Social Media Coordinator

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About Us:

Since 1852, Hästens Beds has been committed to crafting the best sleep. The skilled craftspeople at our factory in Köping, Sweden, have been refining our work for generations. Every bed is bespoke and made by hand using only the best natural materials. The difference lies in the details and our quest to provide the most restful sleep for people who want to lead a higher quality of life. With operations in 40+ countries and over 200 partners in Europe, Asia and America, the small family-owned company has grown into a global producer and retailer of premium beds.

http://www.hastens.com/

Seeking a Global PR & Social Media Coordinator to help us not only grow our business, but also to help grow our brand so that we can bring the best sleep in the world to more and more people.

Position Overview:

We are looking for an exceptional Global PR & Social Media Coordinator to join our Global Customer Engagement & Marketing Team. We are proud to be a world-class brand and are growing and expanding globally. That means we need more talented people who share our vision and value the pursuit of excellence when crafting the ultimate customer journey experience. 

Reporting to the Global PR & Customer Engagement Lead, you will help Hästens nurture relationships with key media contacts and coordinate global PR activities such as Salone del Mobile. In addition, you support the management of all our Social Media Platforms as well as working with influencers and brand ambassadors. 

Duties & Responsibilities:

1. Implement the Global PR Strategy

2. Support Social Media Management   

3. Manage Influencer Relations

4. Coordinate high profile events, press trips, trade shows 

5. Represent our Blue Check culture and values

PR

  • Establish and maintain world-class implementation of corporate PR initiatives that aligns with Hästens’ brand platform and specific business objectives. 
  • Maintain a close collaboration with local PR agencies, Partners and local staff to realize the global PR strategy. Contribute to the individual markets achieving the strategic and tactical objectives for the business.
  • Support and nurture ambassador collaborations; contracting, management and reporting.
  • Coordinate high profile press visits and interviews with key press, together with local PR agencies.
  • Prepare PR coverage and performance evaluation reports.

Social Media

  • Implement the global social media strategy across all organic social channels.
  • Manage daily operations of social media channels to increase reach. Build content calendars aligned with overall Marketing Calendars and objectives. Manage community interactions.
  • Work closely with the full marketing team on creating 360° campaigns and execute these on social channels.
  • Monitor that social media guidelines are adhered to.
  • Report and analyze social media activities regularly always striving for excellency. Stay up to date on industry trends.

Influencer Relations

  • Support influencer collaborations by researching relevant influencers and track their development ensuring brand fit. 
  • Create briefings for influencer collaborations to ensure that campaigns run as planned.
  • Track results to continuously improve KPIs (reach, engagement, cost).
  • Monitor that influencer guidelines are adhered to.
  • Support organizing influencer events and content creation opportunities.

Events

  • Coordinate, plan and execute trade shows and events globally together with the entire Marketing, Sales and Retail teams.
  • Support colleagues and partners in local PR events.
  • Set up a global best practice for events to always raise the standards.

Key Competences

  • Positive mindset and high level of energy 
  • Confident with problem solving skills
  • Strong objective and key results setting skills (OKR)
  • Strong communication skills
  • High standard of cultures and values
  • Highly creative and innovative even under time pressure
  • Utmost customer focus towards internal and external customers 
  • Adaptable to rapid change and priorities
  • Ability to keep up with fast-paced cadence
  • Ability to multi-task 
  • Highly organized, strong time-management skills
  • Curiosity for learning
  • True team-player

Experience and other requirements 

Experience

  1.  Relevant academic degree within Marketing Communication or Public Relations. 
  2. 3+ years’ experience in marketing management within the retail industry - preferably luxury/premium products with low purchase frequency and a strong brand, with competencies in brand building and a history of successfully increasing positive brand exposure.
  3. Experience of working in a Global matrix organization.
  4. Knowledge and firsthand experience of Social Media planning, posting and follow-up results among key platforms
  5. Experience in creating compelling content / stories. Candidate should be confident and experienced creating content on the iPhone (e.g. Instagram Stories).
  6. Media trained.
  7. Experience in creating templates and presentations in PowerPoint and Keynote is a must.
  8. Experience in using tools such as macOS and Microsoft Office365 is a must.

Other requirements

  • Position is based in Köping, Sweden. Travel is required.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills in English (Swedish and other languages is a plus).
  • Flexibility to work across CET, US & Canada Eastern, Central, and Pacific Time Zones.

Commitment:

Hästens Beds is committed to providing an equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, or Veteran status. We will consider qualified applicants for a position regardless of arrest or conviction records, consistent with legal requirements.

Compensation & Benefits:

Featured Benefits: We offer a comprehensive and competitive benefits program

Competitive Salary

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AREA OF OPPORTUNITY

Köping

Nya Hamnvägen
731 36 Köping Directions View page

WE INVEST IN PEOPLE

 

Here at Hästens, we invest in the people, whether it's about a communication course, leadership training or a Christmas gift – we want you to feel appreciated!

We have our own Executive Coach and also our Sales Trainer. They are here to help our team members perform at the highest level both inside and outside of Hästens.

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