Do you have a passion for marketing and the drive to make a difference in the world of social robotics? Look no further, because we have the perfect opportunity for you!
Social robots are revolutionizing the way we interact with machines. From universities and research labs to hospitals, airports, and hotels, social robots are being deployed to help people lead better lives, support employees, and delight customers. With the ability to communicate with us in our most natural ways, as if they were a person, humans are entering a new era of communication with machines. Although this revolution is still in its early days, Furhat Robotics has established itself as a global leader in social robotics, shaping the future of this exciting field. As a part of Furhat Robotics, you can be a part of this revolution and help write the rules for the road ahead.
We are seeking for a talented and motivated marketing star to join our team and lead our marketing strategy. As our Marketing Manager, you will be responsible for leading a team of three members, driving all our marketing efforts, and ensuring they are executed with quality, within the designated timeframe and budget.
About the role
You will have a key position in our brand awareness and be responsible for bringing our marketing strategies to life by planning, developing, and implementing marketing initiatives that effectively retain and attract customers in an academic setting but also targeting commercial businesses. In this role, you will combine high-level strategic thinking with hands-on activities and work closely with our sales and engineering teams to understand the market and our capacity.
Your main work will be:
Managing all of our digital and offline marketing activities, covering both our robots and their corresponding brands (Furhat Robotics/Misty Robotics)
Manage the overall marketing budget, including events and paid ads
Create a solid network of strategic partnerships such as journalists, influencers, as well as our customer's marketing departments
Lead our marketing team and create an engaging, meaningful productive work environment
Plan and execute Furhat Conferences with research and innovation communities, our primary customer base
Be responsible for setting up KPIs to ensure that our marketing efforts are effective and on track to meet our goals
7 years of experience in marketing in tech-related industries
Thorough knowledge of marketing principles and market research methods,
Leverage modern digital marketing tools to drive lead generation and conversions
Highly analytical with an audience-first mindset
Able to communiate complex concepts with ease and tell engaging stories that captivate audiences
Self-motivated with an entrepreneurial spirit and an interest in 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
Previous experience working in start-up
Minimum BSc in business administration, marketing, communications, or relevant field
It would be great if you also have:
Experience in managing a team and recruiting new talent
Experience in marketing to academic and research audiences
Work with robots or conversational systems
Hands-on communication skills such as visual design, copywriting, and photographs
An active social media presence and are a content creator yourself
Please note that we are currently only able to accept candidates that are eligible to work in Sweden without the need for visa sponsorship.
We do not accept applications over email, so please apply through this ad. Screening and interviewing will be held continuously, so apply today!
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
Team building. Game nights, AWs, cook-offs etc.
Easily accessible for commuters
Work with the coolest technology around
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.