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Marketplace Director Blocket Jobb, Stockholm

  • Application Deadline: July 31, 2021
  • Stockholm
  • Application Deadline: July 31, 2021
  • Stockholm

Want to do good during working hours and fulfil job dreams every day. Then come and work as Director in the world's most important Job - Blocket Job! As Sweden's largest commercial marketplace for Jobs, we are determined to make job search a better experience, both for those looking for a new job and for employers looking for candidates. And there is a lot to do here. We are going to make something much bigger out of Blocket Job. Join a real Job Dream!

We are Blocket, Sweden’s largest and most popular marketplace with around 12,3M monthly active users generating 85 million sessions. We are proud of our work to enable second-hand trade in Sweden and our contribution to a positive environmental impact. Want to get a feel for the Blocket vibe? Check us out on Instagram & LinkedIn and read more on Begagnateffekten!

What you'll be up to

  • Own, develop and drive marketplace Job to deliver on strategic targets, including PnL responsibility

  • Business Development (incl strategy for Marketplace Job)

  • Pricing, packaging and product portfolio management

  • Work closely with Product Management to understand and set product vision/mission and product strategy

  • Manage our virtuous circle, making sure we deliver value to both candidates and recruiting customers

  • Work in collaboration with our Nordic colleagues on cross Nordic initiatives and strategies

Skills & Requirements

Who you are
You are a dynamic and inspiring leader and change maker, who brings different people and departments together for results by setting visions, strategies and plans so that everyone understands and wants to be involved. Your eyes spark when we talk about user experience, value and growth, since if there is something you are passionate about, it is to create an improved and safe user experience for everyone involved.
You are used to working through hypotheses and experimentations, as well as finding insights and making decisions based on large amounts of data. At the same time, you have a good business sense and intuitive understanding of how we, through attractive product portfolio and offer, attract customers/users and make them satisfied. The user and customer needs within your area is your focus. You are passionate about us being at the forefront and are not afraid to challenge "truths" and try new things.

Background/skills

  • Academic degree

  • Solid experience from digital and data driven product and business development

  • Experience from the recruitment and/or HR sectors and online services

  • Proven track record of change management

  • PnL responsibility for a product or business area

  • Experience from bigger sites with user focus

  • Experience of formal and informal value based leadership. The position does not currently include a large formal staff but places high demands on informal leadership

  • Fluent in Swedish and English - verbal and written

Bonus

  • Experience from online marketplaces

Hi, we are Blocket’s Marketplace Director team!
Being Marketplace Director must be one of Sweden's most exciting and fun jobs! This role acts in the interface between strategy, product and business. In addition you are an important stakeholder to many key and C roles within Blocket and Schibsted. In a tight team, we set the marketplace's vision and work to realize it. At the same time, we contribute to improve society in various ways. As help moving towards Blocket’s vision, we have professional and fantastic colleagues, meaning working together also means having fun!
Andreas has a deep competence around marketplaces, its dynamics, and how we need to develop to take Blocket to the next level into the future. He asks the right questions and puts a lot of trust in his team. As a leader, he is supportive, humane and competent. He is clear and lives our values ​​and makes sure that we thrive, develop and feel good.
Blocket's marketplace directors have a prestigious and fine collaboration where we help each other and work together for Blocket's best interests.
Looking forward to having you on the team! /Annette, Åsa and Henrik

Say hello to your manager!
My name is Andreas and I am Blocket’s COO - responsible for our offer. I have worked in Schibsted for seven years, both locally in the Nordics and internationally, and I am a big fan of the possibilities that are in the groups’ network. My passion is about collaboration and working fact based to achieve challenging targets. Reaching goals together is my favourite reward. For many years I worked with gambling and that was fun. But today, I am happy and proud, to have a job where I, together with everyone at Blocket, concretely contribute to a more sustainable society and endless opportunities. For everyone in Sweden. It is inspiring and amazing to spend your working days with engaged colleagues who enable recycling, simplify fellow human beings' everyday lives, and work with journalism that defends equality, democracy and free speech. A job can be a job, but a job can also be to make a difference. Welcome to Blocket!

Interested in joining the Blocket world?
We look forward to hearing from you! Send your CV or apply with your LinkedIn-profile and let us know what makes you tick. We would love to get to know you a bit better! Questions - feel free to reach out to [email protected]

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Great Place to Work

  • 30 days holiday

  • Fun events including awesome Kick Offs

  • Excellent learning and development opportunities

  • Generous annual wellbeing allowance and much more

  • Parental leave premium

  • A great, modern office in central Stockholm

  • Breakfast every Monday and fika on Fridays

About the company

The Blocket journey began in Skåne 1996 - since then the concept of Blocket has been exported to over 40 other countries. Today, Blocket, which is owned by the media group Schibsted, is Sweden’s largest online marketplace. There are approximately 600 000 items, vehicles, jobs and housing being advertised and discovered by its 5 million visitors every week. The value for all advertisements in 2018 amounted to SEK 714 billion - equal to 15 percent of Sweden’s GDP. Thanks to second-hand trading at Blocket, 0.8 million tonnes of greenhouse gases can be avoided every year. The output being equivalent to if Stockholm’s city roads stood empty for about a year. Blocket has approximately 240 colleagues and the office is located in central Stockholm. Together, we are passionate about second-hand trading, the environment and the continued growth of Blocket - one of Sweden’s largest sites. We are proud environmental heroes and enjoy working together. Read more on our career page.


Andreas Bengtsson | Contact Person

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