Schibsted’s mission is to contribute to a functioning democracy by closing the gap between what citizens know and what they need to know about the world around them. We aim to offer trustworthy news founded on facts and insight in a world where information is becoming increasingly more abundant and untrustworthy. We run the biggest media houses in Norway and Sweden, such as VG, Aftonbladet, Aftenposten, Svenska Dagbladet, in addition to our marketplaces Blocket and FINN.
To achieve this we’re aiming at delivering simply the best news destination possible to our users. This requires a dedicated and continuous investment in new user experiences, in a marathon to stay relevant in a changing market, where user needs and behaviors rapidly changes. In all honesty, we’re not quite there yet, and we still have a lot of untapped potentials.
At Schibsted we know that user research, great design and world-class UX is at the forefront of great user experience. But we also know that it takes great leaders to ensure that our team members feel motivated and empowered to deliver these experiences. That's why we are seeking an enthusiastic and people-oriented person who is willing to take on managerial responsibility for a small team of UX-ers as Interim UX Manager.
The role has a seat in the UX Media management team, and reports to the Director of UX in Schibsted News Media.
We have 50 designers and UX’ers here at Schibsted News Media that are proud of being part of strengthening democracy in Scandinavia. You will be a part of the big UX community, where we share knowledge, meet at UX gatherings, run collaborative design critique sessions and have meet up for social events.
As a person, we think you are the type who enjoys seeing the people around you improve and who gains satisfaction from helping others overcome their obstacles. You know how to apply your own experience and learnings from working as a UX'er /designer.
As a manager, you are attentive and humble and are able to coach your team members to develop on a professional level. You understand the importance of building trust and you know how to be open and approachable. You are not afraid of conflicts and you are able to navigate them in a constructive manner.
You are comfortable in decision making and can easily anticipate the impact and consequences it will have. You also have experience working in a large organization and understand the organizational challenges and processes associated with company growth.
What you will be doing:
Key Capabilities/Characteristics for the role:
What We Offer
We are a fantastic bunch of design/UX colleagues that want to work with you
We invest in growing you and your competence by letting you spend 10% of your working time to develop and will offer you a yearly conference budget.
At our offices, we run multiple internal learning sessions, breakfast seminars, Schibsted Talks with complimentary lunch and other fun events.
Being part of a passionate and professional team producing impactful products.
Competitive salary adjusted to your level of competence and experience.
Insurance and pension schemes.
If you wish to apply for this role, please send us with the following:
As a part of this process, we will conduct a background check on the final candidate.
Interim period: Approx 1 year, can be prolonged
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The second hand effect through our marketplaces
Work with products that matter in people's lives
8000 fantastic colleagues in over 20 countries
Local and global career opportunities
Innovation, it’s at our core
8000 fantastiska kollegor i över 20 länder
Jobba med produkter och tjänster som berör
The Second Hand effect bidrar till bättre miljö
Media – och The Power of Journalism
Lokala och globala karriärmöjligheter
Innovation i fokus sedan 1839
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Var del av en mångfaldig, inkluderande arbetsplats
Schibsted is an international media group with more than 5 000 employees. We have world-class media houses in Scandinavia, leading marketplaces and digital services that empower consumers. Millions of people interact with Schibsted companies every day.
What we do
Our corporate social responsibility is closely linked to our mission of “Empowering people in their daily life”, our values and our core business. We believe that we, together with our users, can contribute to a more sustainable society in what we do every day.
Connecting millions of buyers and sellers every month, we provide leading online marketplaces in the Nordics.
Our digital marketplaces such as Finn.no, Blocket.se help people buy and sell new and old things.
Within Next we drive growth and create value for Schibsted’s customers and users. Our four areas Growth, Financial Services, Next Media and Distribution, will secure that innovation prevails as part of Schibsted’s DNA.
As the largest media group in Scandinavia, our world-class media houses continue to shape the media landscape of today – and tomorrow.
In Scandinavia, our media houses such as VG, Aftenposten, Bergens Tidende, Aftonbladet and Svenska Dagbladet keep people informed and updated on important issues in society.
1839Christian Michael Schibsted founded Schibsted Forlag
1860Christiania Adresseblad was founded - Later changed named to Aftenposten
1966Schibsted acquired VG
1996Schibsted aquired Aftonbladet
1998Schibsted aquired SvD
2001Finn.no and Schibsted Growth is Established
2003Schibsted aquired Blocket
2011Schibsted Product & Tech Polska is established
2015Schibsted Media passes 1 million paying subscribers
2017Schibsted becomes organised in two divisions, Media & Marketplaces
1839Christian Michael Schibsted grundar Schibsteds förlag
1860Grundas Christiania Adresseblad - som senare bytte namn till Aftenposten
1966Schibsted förvärvar VG
1996Schibsted förvärvar Aftonbladet
1998Schibsted förvärvar SvD
2001Finn.no och Schibsted Growth etableras
2003Schibsted förvärvar Blocket
2011Schibsted Product & Tech Polska etableras
2015Schibsted Media passerar 1 miljon betalande användare
2017Schibsted organiserar sig i två divisioner, Media & Marketplaces