At Zound we build audio products that put people first. In an industry that looks the same, we dare to be different and question the status-quo. Behind the scenes, we’re a band of hard-working, fun-loving, problem-solving, easy-going, creative people. And we’re here to bring life to sound.

Right now,  we need to strengthen our communications team with a Group PR Manager who will focus on initiating and executing on communications and PR projects to help drive visibility for the Zound Industries brand and keep Zound at the forefront of the conversation around innovation in our industry. This includes PR strategy development and execution to make sure we build our corporate positioning, engage our stakeholders and showcase Zound’s attractiveness as an employer.

This is a permanent position starting from January 2022. We are looking for candidates in both Stockholm and London.

What you’ll do

● Plan, implement and manage our public relations strategy
● Build long-term relationships with all relevant stakeholders, such as journalists, key opinion leaders and investors
● Lead our partnership with our corporate PR agency
● Plan and budget for PR events, programs and initiatives 
● Produce reports, press releases and announcements on company news such as financial performance, key hires, company milestones as well as brand and product releases.
● Produce content for various speeches and events.
● Develop and implement a crisis communications strategy and plan of action
● Host media trainings with key members of the team
● Work closely with our brand teams and brand PR managers on monitoring, tracking and reporting on our PR-efforts.
● Media monitoring and reporting
● Monitor corporate image frequently and ensure it is in compliance with company brand
● Check and validate content produced for website and social media channels
● Develop and implement PR policies and procedures
● Determine and track KPIs for PR department

    You will report to the Head of Communications and work close together with the wider communications team, our HR, sales, legal, brand and product teams.

    Who we're looking for

    You have a strategic mindset with a hands-on approach. You love to create and execute new communications concepts, turn ideas into actionable projects and communicate them in a fun and authentic way. You are eager to learn new skills, curious at heart, proactive and pragmatic. Having a cooperative mind set aimed at adding value to Zound’s culture will be fundamental. You should be comfortable working with senior executives, guiding them in questions concerning communications.

    You probably have the following experiences & skills:

    ● A minimum of 5 years' experience within communications and PR in-house or at an agency
    ● Excellent journalistic ability; English writing, editing and proofreading
    ● A proven track record off successfully developing and executing on communications- and PR strategies, including thought leadership and crisis communications.
    ● Strong at building relationships with key stakeholders
    ● Experience in Investor Relations; producing quarterly and annual reports, communicating with shareholders and building trust towards the financial markets.
    ● Experience working with and advising senior executives
    ● Excellent skills in Office 365, keynote, adobe creative suite, WordPress CMS

      As Zound Industries is a diverse and global company, we see that you have excellent oral and written communication skills in English and preferably another language.

      We thrive to foster an inclusive workplace and we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, disability, ethnicity, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, or marital status. We firmly believe that Zound thrives when our employees do and it will in the end lead to better experiences for our consumers.

      Does this sound like you?

      If you have a passion for communications and PR and want to work for a growing company with an entrepreneurial mindset, this job is a perfect match for you. Please send us your resume as soon as possible as we are reviewing candidates continuously.

      We look forward to your application!

      A bit about us
      Zound Industries brings life to sound through the adidas, Marshall and Urbanears brands, offering a wide range of iconic and award-winning products. Zound is a global company with offices in Stockholm, New York, London, Paris, Shenzhen and Hong Kong.

      Find out more:

      ● Get a taste backstage behind the scenes at Zound Instagram
      ● Read more about us at our website

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