Communication Manager, LKAB, Business Area Special Products

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LKAB is an international group that sells sustainable iron ore, minerals and special products. We are leading the green transformation of the iron and steel industry by developing carbon-free processes and products like sponge iron. In Luleå we are now planning a circular industrial park for critical minerals that will be extracted from today’s mine waste. With this, we are broadening our business as well as increasing Europe’s self-sufficiency of phosphorus and rare earth elements, necessary for the world’s food production and our green transition. On top of this, the industrial park will generate hundreds of jobs in Luleå and Norrbotten! At LKAB and Business Area Special Products our communication supports business plans and LKAB’s vision. We do this through advocacy, brand-building communication, internal communication, and marketing communication to drive interest and engagement towards priority stakeholders. 

Do you want to join that journey and make a difference? We are now looking for a new colleague who wants to be a vital part of our communication team at LKAB and Business Area Special Products. As a Communication Manager you will join a committed team where you have the unique opportunity to be a part of establishing a new sustainable industry in Luleå. 

About the position

As a Communication Manager you work with communication for all entities of Business Area Special Products, such as the development of the industrialisation of the planned industrial park in Luleå (ReeMAP) and internal and external communication to support our sustainability work and attractiveness as a workplace and region. In your job you identify communication needs and opportunities and participate in planning, implementation and evaluation of communication efforts. Tasks include, but not limited to: editorial content such as articles, presentations, news, content, and updates of internal and external websites. You will also be taking part in managing projects such as online and in person events, activities, and seminars. 

In today’s media landscape, a great understanding of all channels is required to reach our target groups. Therefore, we are looking for a person who has a great interest and understanding of communication in different channels to reach your target audience, including digital communication.

Your qualifications

To succeed in the role, you need a few years of experience with communication and marketing. You have experience with project management and can translate complex issues into concise messages and stories. We see that you are used to work with internal and external stakeholders to create communication towards the business- and communication objective, within both set budget and deadlines. A degree in communication, marketing, media, or some other degree the employer deems reasonable.We are looking for someone who is strategic and has a holistic view of communication, and at the same time you are a doer and flexible in your attitude towards getting the task done. In this role you need to work together with many people and departments, and therefore we set high standards for cooperation. This means that you must be able to take initiative, contact and make things happen. 

You are fluent in both English and Swedish. 

It is a merit if you have worked within international business.

Other information

Location: Luleå

You are welcome to submit your application, resume and personal letter, no later than 2023-06-07 (In Swedish or English). Please do not wait with the application as selection takes place on an ongoing basis and the position may be filled before the last application date. 

If you have any questions about the position, you are welcome to contact Head of Communications for Business Area Special Products Karoline Carlson +46 70-2958978 or HR-Business Partner Johan Vyöni +46 70-3158071

We Offer

Our unique operations require employees with unique knowledge. Regardless of the position, we help and support one another – across departmental and organizational boundaries – throughout the group. It is important to us that you want to contribute to the warm and inclusive culture that is the basis for our success. We are all driven by a strong commitment and want to create value for our customers. We like challenges and welcome new ideas. We build trust by taking responsibility, and with us safety always comes first. Our values are thus Commitment, Innovation and Responsibility. In addition to becoming part of our broad organization with plenty of opportunities for learning and development in your day-to-day work, we offer all employees an attractive range of benefits.

At LKAB, we value and strive for diversity and gender balance within the departments. Apply by clicking the link at the top of the page. Attach a personal cover letter and your CV. Interviews and selections take place on an ongoing basis, so do not wait to submit your application. We’re looking forward to hearing from you!

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