PR and Press Officer at SEB Group
Ready to shape the future of financial marketing?
Are you an expert at media relations, product launches and promoting new initiatives? Do you have good judgement, high integrity, a good pen and enjoy working under pressure? In that case, this job is for you. We are looking for a candidate for a new role as PR and Press Officer who will help us to further strengthen SEB’s reputation and brand.
As PR and Press Officer, you will be part of our Group Communications team based in Stockholm. You will help driving SEB’s proactive external communication in Swedish, Nordic and international media. You will work with leaders in the business divisions and our spokespersons to execute messaging, PR strategy, and communication activities. You will work strategically with promoting new initiatives and financial solutions – with special focus on sustainability, technology, entrepreneurship, and the future of the financial industry.
One of the key tasks for this role will be to train and support SEB’s spokespersons in media relations and external communication. Together with your colleagues at Group Communications, you will set and deliver on a communications strategy for SEB in general as well as for each business segment. You will also be part of SEB’s global communication network, and with your colleagues around the world you will create and execute on common PR initiatives.
Have you got what it takes?
We are looking for someone with a solid track record within proactive media relations and communication execution combined with a strong driving spirit, good judgement and high integrity. To succeed in your role, we expect you to be a good writer, with a proven network and experience in media relations, an interest in sustainability and technology and a passion for the financial industry. You know how to create narratives, handle large amounts of information and make complex things easy to understand. You enjoy a work environment with high tempo and various tasks as this job includes both strategic work as well as operational hands-on tasks. You will have a broad network of professionals and team members to support you but you enjoy working independently as well.
We appreciate if you have experience working as a journalist, consultant and with media relations and communication on a broad level. You have higher education in communication, journalism, political science, economics or similar. You have proven skills in handling media and creating good PR results. Experience from PR in relation to product launches is a positive asset. The role will include responsibility for the 24h media hotline and crisis communication, but the main focus is to drive the proactive communication from a PR perspective. You write professionally and inspirationally in both Swedish and English.
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We look forward to reading your application
Attach your CV and a personal letter describing yourself and how you can contribute to SEB. We are eager to get started so please send your application as soon as possible as we aim to start interviews straight away, but no later than 18 September 2019. If you have questions about the position, please contact Frank Hojem (email@example.com) or Minna Frydén Bonnier (firstname.lastname@example.org).