International PR Manager at Nordic Entertainment Group
Nordic Entertainment Group is the Nordic region’s leading streaming and entertainment provider. We entertain millions of people every day with our streaming services, radio networks, TV and production companies. We make life more entertaining by telling stories, touching lives and expanding worlds – from world class live sports to original series and movies. We’re a vibrant, upbeat and passionate company and encourage our people to step out of the box with fresh ideas to stay ahead of the rest.
The PR & Communications team is now looking for a new International PR Manager to join the consisting PR team.
About the role
Viaplay operates in the Nordic countries, which is our core business and where our offices are located. Earlier this year we expanded to the Baltics, and we are currently on an exciting expansion journey going into several new markets in the coming years. Poland, US are on the map for this year and the Netherlands are up next. Our business, brand and customer base are growing fast, and it is essential for us to tell and ensure the strong stories about Viaplay and our great content portfolio.
In the coming years we will focus on building the Viaplay brand and secure local awareness through strong, professional, and structured PR efforts that’s aligned with our Commercial and marketing approach.
As International PR Manager you will together with our existing International PR Manger manage, secure, and coordinate all proactive and reactive PR tasks and activities in our expansion markets.
You will be responsible for the close and ongoing dialogue and relation with our local PR agencies and PR partners, where you carefully will plan and execute on the PR strategies, plans and activities.
The role is self-driven and requires a strong team player mindset, leadership skills, outstanding communications skills as well as a solid understanding of how commercial business works and not least an international approach and perspective.
The position can be based in any of our core markets: Sweden, Denmark or Norway and you will be reporting to VP, PR & Communications, Mette Barnes.
What we are looking for
The ideal candidate should have a very solid understanding of the PR ‘toolbox’ and have a proven track record within PR. Ideally you also have international work experience or background and maybe speak more languages or/and have experience from the media or entertainment industry.
Additionally, you will need to be able to work with tight deadlines and spin a lot of plates at once, all whilst managing stressful situations with calm and ease. In this role you also need to be structured, socially savvy and have excellent collaboration skills.
It is crucial that you have at least three to five years of experience working in PR and communications, preferably internationally.
The working company language is English, and fluency is required. In addition, the ideal candidate should also be fluent in at least one of the following languages: Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Dutch or Polish.
Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
Map out new local partners in terms of PR
Responsible for a successful Viaplay launch in new expansion markets
Responsible for all press and PR activities in our expansion markets
Secure and maintain a strong PR setup for our expansion markets, managing the ongoing dialogue with respectively local PR agencies
Manage local PR agencies and secure a strong performance with concrete and measurable output
Secure and align close communication between PR agencies and internal stakeholders
Responsible for creating quarterly PR plans as well as ensuring reporting on results
Budget responsibility, including accomplishing financial objectives
What we offer you
We are a company that prioritises people over everything else — from every single employee to every single one of our millions of customers. What unites us all at NENT Group is our passion to create meaningful moments and evoke emotions with our content.
The essence of our values is defined by the beat we all have pulsing inside us. Defined by our people. Defined by the boundless passion we all share at NENT Group. Defined by how we inspire everyone around us, letting them feel that powerful, energising beat.
B ravery, E quality, A ppreciation and T rust are our NENT values — and together, they form a powerful BEAT.