Global Director of PR

  • Full Time
  • Oslo


Home delivery from Norway's largest grocery store

Oda is a company on the move. We built Norway’s leading online grocery store and now we want to share what we’ve created with the world! Delivering a huge range of high-quality, affordable groceries and fresh produce to millions of doorsteps is a complex process, but we believe we’ve cracked the code. Using data-driven methodology, with a focus on sustainability all the way along the chain, we are building the most efficient retail system in the world. With solid backing from some of the biggest international investors in the world, we’re proud to be one of the fastest growing companies in Europe.
Do you want to lead our PR and help build one of Europe’s strongest brands? Norway’s most popular grocery store is now looking for a Global Director of Public Relations. Do you want to work with a dynamic, international environment with one of the Nordic region’s fastest growing brands? The grocery store of the future Oda, is growing fast and will soon be going to both Finland and Germany. We are therefore looking for a new colleague who can help build a strong and visible brand in all our markets.

What you’ll do as a Global Director of PR 🤸🏽

    • Lead our international PR strategy and execution
    • Establish and develop PR strategies in collaboration with the management group
    • Differentiate strategies to different markets
    • CXOs personal branding strategies
    • Develop media plans that will be consistent internationally, but still adapt to local establishments
    • Stay updated on relevant news
    • Proactive management of PR and sales
    • Maintain strong relation to important media houses and journalists
    • Collaborate with our SEO and paid marketing team, and be knowledgeable in how to contribute to these channels success
    • Contribute to establish a strong and loved brand and related communication plan
    • Crisis handling and planning

What we offer 🌟

    • Colleagues who shoot for the stars and care about helping each other
    • A flat hierarchy where we come together across disciplines to solve complex and exciting product & tech challenges
    • The chance to contribute to our success. Aligning via OKRs ensures focus, motivation to reach ambitious targets and autonomy in achieving outcome – andFlow, our own way of working within and between development teams to create value.
    • You will be committed to diverse and inclusive leadership practices with an understanding, thirst for knowledge and willingness to learn in this area. Moreover, you will be an advocate for diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging in the workplace.
    • The chance to get in on scaling a tech company, and the freedom to shape our path and create sustainable growth for a product loved by many
    • A transparent workplace where tools like Quip and Slack helps us to stay in the loop – with fewer emails and meetings!
    • A personal development path in a company that cares about learning, and sharing knowledge. Also, the chance to contribute to open source projects (like Django) or meet ups within your discipline
    • Hackathons and team off-sites
    • Vibrant and collaboration-friendly office spaces in Nydalen, Oslo
    • The possibility of buying stocks to take part in the success of Oda
    • A flexible work schedule with a healthy work-life balance
    • Help with relocating to Norway

To be successful, we believe you 🚀

    • Know fully the ins and outs of establishing a brand identity in new markets, being aware of the effects following consistent brand communication.
    • Understand deeply the complexities of scaling a tech platform and the challenges and opportunities of a rapid growth journey. Stakeholders and consumers always in mind, you wish to create a lasting impression of a trustworthy and ambitious service in new markets, adapting to different sets of factors such as PESTEL and SWOT analysis results.
    • Have experience from PR working international with several markets and cross functional
    • We believe you to show resilience and resourcefulness, and see things through. You display some essential leadership behaviours: balancing inclusivity with assertiveness, leading by example, growing your team, building relationships and having a big picture mindset. We believe you are comfortable with responsibility and set direction and take action in high levels of complexity and uncertainty.
    • We do expect you to be fluent in English and want to live in Oslo. And yes, we can probably help you relocate.

The following will probably be helpful 💡

    • Solid experience working with communication
    • Substantial experience leading cross-functional product teams delivering consistent media messages
    • Experience from or knowledge of large scale logistics, knowing the effect of Performance Management
    • Experience in or knowledge of SEO and SEM
    • Experience with communicating within the B2C market
    • Experience from Employer branding and planning events
    • Higher education within Journalism, PR, Marketing or equivalent
    • Fluency in English
Oda is committed to being an inclusive community, cultivating diversity, equity and belonging into our everyday workplace culture. When hiring for our team, we welcome the unique contributions that people can add with different cultural backgrounds, ethnicity, sex, gender identity and expression, nationality, age, languages spoken, religion, disability, sexual orientation, education and beliefs. If you have a disability such as a hearing, or visual impairment or any other neurodivergent need that requires accommodating during the hiring process, please let us know in advance. You can do this by contacting the job owner or hiring manager.
As a part of Oda you’ll will be working with enthusiastic, skilled and ambitious people, shaping tomorrow’s shopping experience. Come build the future with us!
We look forward to hearing from you!

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