Maybe the most exciting interim position for marketing managers?

We believe that this interim position probably is the most exciting opportunity for marketing people this year! Are you a person who likes to lead awesome teams in a global and entrepreneurial environment? Do you want to be a part of an organisation that thinks imagination is as important as expertise? Then this interim position as a Marketing Manager at Lynk & Co is for you!

It is not every day that someone launches a new car brand, but that’s not what is unusual about Lynk & Co. We are re-defining the entire experience of buying, owning and using a car. Our fast-growing team, based in Gothenburg, Amsterdam and Hangzhou are reshaping mobility as we know it.

We are currently recruiting a new manager to our marketing team, but meanwhile, we are looking for you who want to join the global marketing team as their leader for approximately 3-6 months. Your team is a group of independent and your focus will be to coordinate and plan the ongoing and nearest future marketing activities. We work together with the recruitment agency KIMM (specialist in recruiting and interim Marketing & Communication positions) and you will be hired as a consultant through them.

If you share the passion for creating amazing customer experience, have an open mindset, thrive on innovative ways of working and want to be part of and lead a global, diverse and agile team, you sound like you might be our Interim Marketing Manager.

Your focus
During your time as Interim Marketing Manager, your responsibility is to lead and coordinate the marketing team in their daily work and execute on the marketing plan. You will have the pleasure of working in a fast-paced environment with an amazing team of 10 people on your side, whom are experienced project managers and are specialists in their areas of responsibilities. Together you are running the global brand, social media channels, web, event and internal communication. We strive to work as much as possible across departments. You and the team work closely with the departments Customer relations, PR and Commercial operations, just to mention some of them.

In a few years, 2020, we will enter the European market and the team are preparing for this and have been since 2016. We are already live in China and have a lot of marketing activities going on as we speak. The following months we have events, updates on our website and on other commercial channels to look forward to.

The focus is to be operative, but you need to have the future in your mind. As we go in to the fall, you’ll be working with budget- and staff planning for next year. This interim position is based in Gothenburg and will require some travel, mainly in Europe, for events and different meetings.

Your leadership style
To get as much out of this team during your time at Lynk & Co, you must be a leader that believe in your team. We want to do something than no-one has ever done, therefore your faith that the individuals in your team can achieve this is important. Even though you always work towards deadlines and KPI:s, you have the ability to see the person behind the figures.

As you are leading a senior team with a lot of knowledge in both their own and other areas, you’ll have an open and entrepreneurial mindset in your management style. One of your best skill is to lead other leaders and to coordinate projects and initiatives led by others. In short, you are a people-person with a lot of go and who get things done.

A little bit about you and your background
When hiring, we look for collaborators. Original thinkers. People who value being open, personal and challenging. People who think (like we do) that imagination is as important as expertise and value instinct and insight as much as experience.

For this interim position, we are open to different kind of backgrounds and the most important is that you are used to lead a team in a company that are in changing. Of course, you need to have a deep knowledge in all marketing activities and channels. A background in event and social media is preferable. We believe you might have been an agency manager, business manager, marketing manager/director or equivalent experience. If you have previously worked in interim assignments, it is beneficial because you know the importance of a fast delivery.

When you become a KIMM consultant
KIMM/Wise Professionals always offers you fair salary, health care aid, pension provision and connection to our collective agreement – nothing is more important to us than making you feel secure in your employment. In the same way that we place high demands on you as a consultant, we also expect that you place high demands on us as an employer. No matter where you are in your career, your consultant role through KIMM/Wise Professionals should give you knowledge and experience that you can carry with you on the road to the next exciting challenge.

How to apply & your questions
Feel free to contact us at KIMM if you have any questions about our services or how the process looks ahead. Please contact Talent Acquisition Specialist Stina Scheller at stina.scheller@wise.se or 076-000 18 52.

We review applications continuously and in the world of consulting we are moving rapidly. The position will probably be filled before the application deadline, so please do not hesitate to send in your in application. Due to GDPR, we can’t receive your application though email, so please apply through our website, kimm.se.

If you are still reading and think the description of Lynk & Co:s Interim Marketing Manager suits you – we are looking forward to read your English application soon.

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