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Communications Manager

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Skellefteå
  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Skellefteå

Do you want to use your skills and experiences in communications to support the establishing of a gigafactory, shape the future of a city, and drive the electrification of an entire continent? 

We are looking for a talented Communications Manager who wants to take responsibility for our external and internal communications at Northvolt Ett in Skellefteå – Europe’s first homegrown gigafactory for lithium-ion battery cells, an industrial landmark that is accelerating our society’s transition towards electrification and renewable energy.

About the job 

As Communications Manager you report to the CEO at Ett, and you play a key role in supporting the local management team. You will work in a close partnership with the Communications Associate in Skellefteå who reports to you. Your team is supported operationally by the central communications team in Stockholm and the Director of Communications and Public Affairs Nordics.

Northvolt Ett is growing, fast. To support the organisation’s growth, we need a Communications Manager who can come up with creative solutions to complex problems, and drive them from idea to implementation. You will play a key role in driving the communications activities at Northvolt Ett and establishing processes to support 4,000+ co-workers in the coming years.

Your daily tasks will be hands-on and operational, but you are also responsible for providing local communication strategy and planning. Your responsibilities range from media relations to internal campaigns and organizing visits from key stakeholders. Your team is also responsible for the internal company channels, and the production of engaging content for internal use.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • External and internal communications at Northvolt Ett
  • Communications support to local management team and other managers
  • Media relations and crisis communication
  • Acting as a spokesperson
  • Set goals and track internal communication KPI's

Our organization values great self-discipline and a natural talent for making things happen. To thrive in this role, you will need a can-do attitude and the ability to work creatively and independently with scalable solutions fit for an organisation of 4,000 employees.

Northvolt is an equal opportunity employer. We're a diverse group of individuals, united by a common mission, who recognise that while our actions as individuals have a role to play in driving Northvolt towards its goals, we always seek to move forward as a team. We offer you an open and welcoming atmosphere where we win as a team – and fail as a team. Northvolt is growing at the speed of light, and we are a strong believer in internal career development. For us it’s important to look at your skills and potential, please refrain form including your picture and age with your application to help us with this

Apply with CV in English or your complete LinkedIn profile.

Full time employment, fixed salary.
Planned starting date is September/October.

Please note that candidates considered for employment with NV may be subject to a mandatory background check process. Please note that any applications submitted via email or direct messaging will not be considered.

Work with great people

Josephine Korijn
Investment Manager
"We move at a fast pace and decisions are made in a deliberate, thoughtful, and bold manner."
Mohamed Farah
R&D Electrode Manager
"At Northvolt there is no right or wrong. Everyone brings something to the table."
Maria Åstrand
Director Raw Materials
"It’s a once in a lifetime opportunity to be part of starting up a new industry segment."
Erin Mathews
Industrialisation Manager
"I love being a part of such a bold effort to tackle the energy problem."

Skills & Requirements

We believe that you have :

  • Bachelor's degree in communications, public relations, journalism, or equivalent in years of experience 
  • 3-4 years of experience in corporate communications, public relations, or related field
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience in managing media relations and crisis communication
  • Ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams and build relationships with key stakeholders
  • Excellent written and oral skills in English
  • Native Swedish skills

Bonus points for:

  • Leading team as manager
  • Acting as a spokesperson
  • Giving communications advice to managers
  • Working in international organizations
  • Publicly listed company
  • Experience and interest in manufacturing industry
  • Experience from a multi-cultural environment

Great Place to Work

  • World leading technique

  • Top specialists as team peers

  • International environment

  • Fast paced & entrepreneurial culture

  • Warrant program

  • Wellness grant

  • 4 semaines de vacances / 4 weeks of vacation

  • Journées maladie illimitées / Unlimited sick days

  • Programme de parts / Employee Stock Option Program


  • Compte Frais Employés / Employee Spending Account

  • Télémédecine / Telemedicine

About the company

Northvolt makes green batteries for a blue planet. Affordable, sustainable, and high-quality cells and battery systems. Built to enable the future of energy.

To accomplish this, we do things differently. We design, manufacture, and recycle everything under one roof. We even build our own factories. All this is incredibly challenging and requires us to think in unconventional ways. We’re constantly experimenting, learning and adapting to make the world’s greenest batteries.

Northvolt is growing fast. We’re looking for smart people from all disciplines. Strong individuals that truly want to make a positive impact on the future. Those of us already on board share a passion for our mission. We’re prepared to work hard in pursuit of excellence. We enjoy the ride and our main drive is to make a difference for real. As a team, we’re dedicated to thinking new, working hard and having fun!

Julia Glasfors | Contact Person

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