Extenda Retail is a leading software provider to global retailers. We help major retail chains with their digital business transformation by delivering innovative solutions and services that enable our clients to lead the retail technology revolution. Extenda Retail was born out of the merger of Visma Retail and Extenda, two leading retail technology firms. We have an extensive client base across the Nordics and throughout Europe with our solutions being used in over 35 countries.
Extenda Retail is perfectly positioned to aggressively go after new business on a global scale. We are driven by our mission to simplify shopping and we are committed to making sure our existing and future clients thrive in the highly competitive and rapidly changing retail industry.
A unique opportunity to drive a new brand
Do you get excited by working in an international environment mastering marketing and communications activities to accomplish extraordinary results. Are you an extremely good writer with an eye for design skilled to create great content with a focus on digital channels? Are you a true go getter and a fast executor just as good working on your own as in a team? Great, continue reading since you might be the one we are looking for!
You will be at the heart of the action building a strong brand to establish the company as the leading provider of software for retailers worldwide. Extenda Retails ambition is to: Inspiring retailers to go further! The brand, Extenda Retail, was founded as late as during the autum 2018 through a merger of several companies. But each of the companies has a long and extensive experience from the industry. All in all this gives you a unique opportunity to influence from the very beginning. Mainly you will be responsible for leading and executing marketing- and communications activities in order to build brand and drive business. You will develop communication plans and create content to make it happen.
Your main responsibilities are
to make sure our message platform gets transformed into continuous brand building communications and lead generating campaigns
responsible for develop and fill our social media channels with relevant content
create, manage, execute and follow up campaigns. You are mainly responsible for the overall planning, selecting the right channels and the content creation, the campaign analysis and follow up is made in cooperation with our digital marketing specialist
together with our webmaster make sure we have web content supporting our continuous communication and campaigns
the work includes content creation for all kinds of channels and purposes, such as: mailings, webinars, videos, customer success stories, white papers, guides, company presentations etc
in some cases we engage external partners but mostly you will create all content yourself
handle press and media communication
We are looking for
An extremely energetic person and executing machine creating world class content to build a strong position for the company. To further succeed in you role we also think you are:
Creative, structured and get things done efficiently
Good with details without losing out on the big picture
Able to work independently as well as being a good team player
Enjoying a high tempo with the ability to master many parallel tasks
Result and business oriented
To be successful in this role you have several years of experience from
a similar position from a marketing & communications department or an advertising/PR agency
project management (constantly seeking to find new ways to succeed)
create inspiring content to engage our audiences
excellent writing skills in both English (native a plus) and Swedish
We would also like you to have
a higher education within marketing, communication or journalism
experience from working with B2B tech communication
worked with CRM, Marketing Automation och CMS for web. (We work in Salesforce, Pardot and Wordpress)
experience from working with paid media
ability to create (at least basic) graphic design, for eg Indesign/Photoshop/Illustrator
good in SEO-optimizing content
experience from writing press releases and handle media
experience from the software- and/or retail industry
Location and start date
You report to the Manager of Marketing & Communications and the position is located at our headquarters in Stadshagen, Stockholm. We hope to have you onboard by 1st of september.
About the company
Extenda Retail inspires retailers to go further by creating pure software to help grow their business and optimise their customer experience. The extensive portfolio of solutions includes retail ERP, POS (point-of-sale), WMS and loyalty and pharmacy software. With expertise from over 30 years of retail software development, hundreds of retail chains with a presence in over 35 countries across the globe utilize solutions by Extenda Retail. Since the fall of 2018, Extenda Retail operates under the new brand backed by STG Partners, a US-based private equity firm with a proven track record of successful investments in technology companies. With a headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden, Extenda Retail has a strong Nordic present prolonged by several offices around Europe. Learn more at www.extendareail.com or follow the company on LinkedIn.