We are looking for an ambitious, creative thinker as our new External Communications & PR Specialist
RELEX is a hyper-growth company with over 1000 employees in 14 locations around the world. In the past two years we have more than doubled our employee count! To support this amazing growth, we are now looking for a colleague to support our communications strategy. This role is primarily focused on enhancing our Brand efforts in Finland.
As a member of RELEX’s Employer Brand team, you will grow our employer brand awareness through external communications and promote RELEX as a thought leader within the tech industry. Your goal is to ensure the great things RELEX is doing reach potential future RELEXians.
The ideal candidate has media relations with Finnish journalists, or at least experience of working with journalists, and storytelling experience from a product-led / tech organization. In short, they know how to showcase RELEX as a valued and innovative employer in a rapidly changing media landscape.
Key responsibilities & tasks:
- Execute an external communications & media relation strategy with the goal of increasing our employer brand awareness within Finland.
- Collaborate with our People team to identify existing employee initiatives that deserve more recognition outside of RELEX, as well as conceptualizing new newsworthy initiatives through e.g. campaigns or partnerships.
- Support and coach company spokespeople with media interviews, external presentations, events and more.
- Collaborate with different RELEX teams to find employer branding stories that promote our cutting-edge software platform, the positive impact we have on our customers and the environment, and the incredible work that our teams do day to day.
What we’re looking for:
- Creative storyteller, able to see opportunities where they may not be obvious; tapped into all things tech.
- Finnish language skills. We very rarely require Finnish because our working language is English, but to succeed in this role you’ll be required to build strong relationships with Finnish-speaking journalists
- Knowledge of how to handle media relations and/or external communications at a tech company
- Good self-management skills, driven by passion in your expertise area
- Proactive communicator, regularly sharing insights, updates, and progress
- Thrives on change, able to work in a fast-paced environment and quick to adapt and pivot as required
What we offer to you:
- A chance to bring together RELEXians and teams towards a common goal
- Opportunity to shape our Finnish employer brand and external communications efforts to fit an industry leading hyper-growth company
- Low hierarchy and an environment where the smartest argument wins and people support each other – do check out our core values!
- Talented, motivated colleagues who appreciate your work and input
- Remote work is normal for us, as are other flexible work arrangements to fit your personal preferences and situation
- A chance to have a meaningful impact in reducing food waste globally