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Marketing Manager

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Stockholm
  • On-site
  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Stockholm
  • On-site

For social robots, the time is now: they are no longer 'science fiction'. All over the world - in universities and research labs as well as in schools, hospitals, airports, shops, offices, hotels, and more - social robots are being explored and deployed today to help people lead better lives, support employees, delight customers, and add value to businesses as well as new insights to researchers. Humans are entering a new era where talking to machines, and interacting with them in our most natural ways (as if they were a person) is becoming 'normal'. But it's still early days in this revolution. The rules are still being written, and the road ahead is wide open. Furhat Robotics has established itself as a global leader in telling the story of social robotics, and this is where you come in.

We are looking for a new marketing star to lead our marketing team and strategy, and further establish Furhat Robotics as the global leader in social robotics. Your mission will be to work with our small but established and experienced marketing team on driving all our marketing efforts, and make sure it is executed with world-class quality, on time, and on budget.

In this role, we expect you to combine high-level strategic thinking with working very hands-on together with the rest of the team, coordinating the day to day operations. We are proud to execute on most of our marketing work inhouse, and your motivation and willingness to engage in a wide range of tasks - as well as a strong passion for our company vision - will be a key factor in joining our team. We believe that you are fairly early in your career and are looking for a truly exciting journey full of growth opportunities alongside an amazing team! Ideally, you have managed a team before, maybe even at a startup, and also have experience of recruiting new talents to a company.

By joining Furhat, you will be in the driving seat of telling one of the most exciting stories of technologies in the world today. Building robots has been the dream of humanity for more than a century, and we are making that dream a reality. Because of that, marketing has always had a very special place at Furhat, and we have always strived to tell great stories and master digital experiences that live us to the story and the product we are building.

We are interviewing candidates on a rolling basis, so please submit your application as soon as you can.

As the Head of Marketing, you will:

  • Be responsible for all digital and offline marketing activities covering our two robots and their corresponding brands (Furhat Robotics / Misty Robotics)
  • Work hands-on on a wide range of marketing tasks, supporting and executing wherever needed

  • Manage the overall marketing budget, including events and paid ads

  • Lead our marketing team, and work with the team members to create an engaging, energetic and meaningful work environment

  • Drive the marketing strategy and plan the overall work

  • Plan and execute together with our team the established Furhat Conferences with the research and innovation communities, our main customer base

  • Create a solid network of strategic partnerships such as journalists, influencers, as well as our customer's marketing departments

  • Listen to the market, set up metrics and track effectiveness and direct marketing efforts. We believe in results-driven marketing, and the need to track all marketing activities with KPIs that are coordinated with sales

Skills & Requirements

To be an ideal candidate, you must have:

  • +5 years experience in marketing in tech-related industries
  • Self-motivated with an entrepreneurial spirit and an interest for technology
  • Hands-on mindset, with the passion to do things yourself, from posting to social media, to filming at internal and external events, to learning a new tool very quickly to solve a problem
  • Experience in modern digital marketing tools to improve lead generation and conversion, and support our sales team
  • Thorough knowledge of marketing principles and market research methods

  • Highly analytical thinking with an audience-first mindset

  • Excellent communication skills, story-telling ability and interpersonal abilities

  • Passionate customer advocacy and understanding of many business disciplines

  • Good understanding of market dynamics in early stage products

  • Experience in project management and coordinating many simultaneous projects

  • Minimum BSc in business administration, marketing, communications or relevant field

It would be great if you also have:

  • Native/bilingual proficiency in English
  • Experience in managing a team and of recruiting new talent
  • Experience in marketing to academic and research audience
  • Previous experience working with startups
  • Experience working with robots or conversational systems
  • Hands-on communication skills such as visual design, copywriting, photography
  • Built your own website and sold products online
  • An active social media presence and are a content creator yourself

Great Place to Work

  • Flexible hours

  • Competitive option package

  • Paid vacation & parental leave

  • Monthly workout grants

  • Personal health insurance & life insurance

  • Free beverages, snacks, team ginger shots

  • Choose your own tech gear

  • Located at Södermalm, close to Södra Station

  • Friday breakfast

  • Team building. Game nights, AWs, cook-offs etc.

  • Easily accessible for commuters

  • Work with the coolest technology around

About the company

We are an artificial intelligence and social robotics startup with the vision to make interaction with technology truly human. Founded by four PhDs in social robotics at KTH, we are an ambitious, small team of scientists, engineers and entrepreneurs backed by prominent investors. Our product is the most expressive and customizable social robot on the market, powered by a state-of-the-art multi-modal conversational platform and a developer suite used by 3rd party developers to build robot applications. We are now looking for high-achievers that share our passion, to join our ride.

Samer Al Moubayed | Contact Person

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