Interim Chief Communications Officer / Head of Communication & PR

Temporary in Sweden - Mid Level

Are you passionate about digitalization in general and communication in particular? Do you possess the skills and experience from driving communication strategies and engagement?

In this role you will work closely with the executive management team and the relationship management team at Combient Group and be at the centre of communication.

You will be responsible for all communication efforts and drive existing communication channels – within the associate network and externally – such as newsletters, executive reports, online community platform, website, media etc.

Our Value Communication Plan is another key element among the responsibilities that lie within this role – a plan with the aim of proving the value Combient creates for its associated companies. This plan focuses on creating strong proof points connected to our various activities within the group, and the Combient model at large.

The two essential pillars of the plan is 1) to establish good data collection and reporting internally in the group, and 2) to create compelling case stories based on the data. Proof points can be found within our initiatives and subsidiaries Combient Mix (AI), Collegial (Learning), Combient Foundry (Corporate Venture), Combient Pure (Circular/Carbon reduction), Bug Bounty (Cyber Security) and Transform (Business strategy) as well as within Combient’s specialist forums, events, and other knowledge sharing activities.

You will be part of a passionate team on a joint mission to speed up the transformation of the Combient Network – today counting 32 companies, 775 000 employees and €180 billion in total revenue.

This is a unique opportunity to work closely with Nordic industry leaders ranging from the fashion giant H&M to the leading bank SEB, while sharing knowledge around all the exciting initiatives that take place within Combient Group and across our company network.

We are on the lookout for exceptional talent; in particular a doer paired with a strategic mind, in order to both think strategically, plan and execute. You will:

  • Lead Combient’s communication plan
  • Form and execute external and internal communication activities, including newsletters and executive reports, conferences and events, media activities and more
  • Support the executive management team with communication advisory, strategy and operational work
  • Support the relationship management team and the other units within Combient Group with communication advisory, strategy and operational work

We are looking for an experienced communications lead, bringing drive and enthusiasm to work. You have:

  • An ability to think strategically and execute tactically
  • Strong communication skills in English, verbally as well as in writing. Swedish or Finnish is beneficial.
  • Vast experience and skills in editorial work
  • Ideally, the above requirements are also paired with industry domain experience and/or from the domain of digitalization and innovation.

Qualifying personal qualities:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Solid business understanding and ability to apply analytical and strategic thinking
  • Team player with the ability to work independently
  • High level of integrity and work ethic
  • A structured way of working, ability to set priorities right
  • Highly motivated with a strong passion and ability to create strong relationships

Location: Preferably Stockholm or Helsinki, location can be discussed.

This is a temporary position to cover for maternity leave.

For this recruitment process Combient is working with LeadCompetence.

Contact details: Katrine Konar, 0707-420039, katrine.konar[at]

Last application date: July 4, 2021 – but don’t wait as we will screen and move forward with candidates continuously!