Founded in 1953 in Gothenburg, Sweden, the Kappahl Group is a leading fashion chain in the Nordics, with around 370 Kappahl and Newbie stores, and Shop Online in Sweden, Norway, Finland, Denmark, Poland and the UK.
The Kappahl team consists of some 4,000 colleagues at 400 workplaces in 10 countries, all with different backgrounds, ages, skills and styles. Our common motivation is to offer fashion fit for life to a wide variety of people and lifestyles. A Responsible Fashion that that feels right, for the bearer and for the world we live in. Today, 70% of the products are labelled as more sustainable. Kappahl’s goal is for 100% to be made of more sustainable materials by 2025.
More information at www.kappahl.com.
Welcome to workdays filled with development, creativity, and fantastic colleagues!–We are now recruiting a Communications Manager! Do you want to be part of Kappahl – A place to belong? Apply today!
Kappahl exist to celebrate diversity in everyday life. We want to broaden the definition of diversity to include many ways of living life – empowering people to stay true to themselves at any given time, our customers as well as our employees.
We offer you To be a part of the HR & Communication team that has the assignment to work with and communicate our culture and business plan, internal and external. We work together to strengthen our employer and Kappahl brand, and to drive transformation towards our business plan and goals. We focus on making sure that Kappahls purpose, values and business plan influence the whole organization. So that stakeholders and employees understand our journey and get the right conditions to contribute to our success.
You will play a vital role in enabling cross functional movements, that will impact the Kappahl journey. You are reporting to Vice President HR & Communications, in the team we have one corporate communicator.
You will together with colleagues Work strategically and operative by developing transparent inclusive and joyful communication to enable Kappahl's journey by translating business strategy into organizational storytelling while being hands on in implementation. Planning, preparing communication activities and coordinating communication activities across Kappahl as well as developing the communication strategy.
Areas of responsibility, strategically and operatively • Culture flag bearer and role model, inspires to Inclusive, Courageous, and Joyful communications – sets the "drumbeat" for the whole organization and is the spokesperson for Kappahl internally and externally
• Corporate communications – full framework, public and media relations, corporate website
• Internal communications – intranet, inclusive co-operation in all 10 countries
• Employer brand communications – social medias, close collaboration with HR
• Crisis communications –close collaboration with the management team and HR
Your profile We are looking for a creative colleague who can see beyond the obvious delivery and takes an innovative and courageously approach to communication. You have an academic degree in communications, marketing or PR or equivalent experience. Minimum 7 years of experience from communication both internal and external at a global level. You have a strong interest in understanding our business, culture, employer branding and sustainability. You are a strong strategic thinker and a calm problem-solver keen to take strategy into action in a hands-on, non-prestigious manner. You are driven and curious about what's happing in the world so you play your efforts into a wider context.
To be successful in the role you need to have excellent networking and interpersonal skills, with the ability to lead and influence colleagues across different disciplines, cultures and positions. You have a mix of a strategic, tactical, and operational capability and a mindset open to driving transformation. Your interest and knowledge of how digital solutions can improve your works will be needed in this role.
Your personality You are communicative and love to clarify sometimes complex information in an easy and joyful way to colleagues and stakeholders. You will need a good analytical ability and a high flexibility to handle and respond to upcoming situations. You thrive best in a developing environment where no day is the same. As a leader you are natural and inclusive and act with integrity and secureness in a multicultural environment with good ability to listen. Further, you have strong collaboration skills are patient, calm and flexible.
Are you interested? The position is permanent, placed at our head office in Mölndal. Kappahl wants to be - A Place To Belong therefore we work with a hybrid working environment. We apply continuous selection in this recruitment process, which means that we might close the process before the set ending date. If this position is of interest – please do not wait to send us your application!
We look forward to your application by 21 of June. If you have any questions regarding this position or the process, you are more than welcome to contact Anna Andihn, VP BU HR & Communication firstname.lastname@example.org